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Preparing for the Exam with PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition (Part 4): Scope Management

by Bruce Garrod

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.

Delayed Designations: Breaking the Habit

by Mike Griffiths

When we identify a certification or designation that would be useful for our career, why do we often put it off? When it comes to the next logical progression of our profession, how can we break out of our pesky procrastination?

Should a PM have an MBA?

by Andy Jordan

Project managers have traditionally had a professional designation as their certification goal, but is it time to look at a more general qualification? Here are one PM's thoughts on the pros and cons of an MBA for those in the project management profession.

Getting Practical About Improving Certifications

by Mike Griffiths

In a way, most of today’s project management qualifications are like driver’s licenses. They both demonstrate a certain level of competency at a point in time but do not guarantee effectiveness. But most project management exams don't have a practical part--an idea that is at least worth discussing.

Life Beyond the PMP

by Mark Mullaly, Ph.D., PMP

Many project managers that are more advanced in their careers no longer see PMI as offering the kind of training, development and career advancement opportunities that they are looking for. So where do we go from here?

Agile Certifications: Happenings in industry and your career

by Jesse Fewell
February 27, 2013 | 45:16 | Views: 421 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.08 / 5

With the growing popularity of managing projects using Agile, many of us are left wondering where to start? Which book, which training, and above all which certification should I pursue? Learn about the various Agile resources available through PMI.

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