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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?
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.
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.
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?
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.