Your attitude toward professional development units (PDUs) says a lot about your professional aspirations. Learn how to navigate the world of continuing education in 2014 and beyond. Read on to get help finding flexible continuing education options to suit your budget and learning style.
There were sessions galore, knowledge from all corners of the globe and vital in-person networking opportunities. There were also peanut butter cups, free pins and an unexpected emergency that prompted efforts illustrating disaster recovery at its finest. Take a trip back to the 2014 PMI Global Congress--and take away more valuable lessons from a PM who was in the heart of it all.
Project managers are the most humble of all superheroes, but maybe it’s about time to show the world the color of our capes. What better time than International Project Management Day to acknowledge how awesome we are?
The reality is there are no shortcuts to personal fitness--or PMP exam preparation. In this article, the seven processes in the Project Time Management knowledge area will be explored—using a different approach that might save you a few minutes!
There isn't a single best way for everyone to study--people have different needs and learning styles, so using multiple methods will likely bring the quickest comprehension. To help formulate the optimal blend, let’s review the main pros and cons of each available approach to help create a personal study plan.
The latest in the ongoing series of articles helping you get “PMP fit” explores the often avoided Project Cost Management knowledge area. To paraphrase a well-known company, just get at it. When you have read this article and completed your studying, you may well be asking yourself why you were so concerned about it…
During a time of ever-increasing productivity needs, training should be extremely focused to ensure high return on investment. It seems important, therefore, to focus on a few key competencies rather than an all-encompassing set of competencies that are needed in different situations.
It’s time to continue working on self-improvement. This fourth article in a series exploring A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)—Fifth Edition through a lighthearted comparison to personal fitness improvement explores the Project Scope Management knowledge area.
If you are studying for an upcoming certification by highlighting key text and re-reading important sections of textbooks, you are likely wasting your time. Despite being popular, these study techniques have been found to be the least effective approaches. So why not work smarter (not harder) and make better use of your study time?
The project manager’s life changes from day to day. This kind of life can lead to a great deal of stress--and may even push some people out of the field entirely. How can you keep up with everything and keep your sanity intact?
It’s very difficult to assign the right people to the right tasks, to ensure that the right training is delivered to the right people at the right time, and hire to fill skills gaps. How can you effectively track your resource pool’s skills efficiently?
This Telephone Reference Check Template will help you checking references in a consistent way, asking the same questions of each former employer/reference so that you have comparative data to work with at the end of the process.