The PMP certification is a good certification but it is NOT the best certification in project management. Also, it is not the best route for organizations that want to enhance the performance of their projects. This is a view we have shared often.
Why the above opinion and if that is our view then why post on how to prepare for this certification?
Road Maps to Travel the Project Journey: End-to-End
Almost every organization today deliver value to their shareholders, customers, or citizens and the community through projects. The vital question is how to enhance the chance of success, deliver excellence, and maximize value? How to ensure that the management of these projects will produce maximum benefits? Continue reading →
In times of uncertainty and cost pressures, organizations often cut training and learning programs or go after low-cost providers not realizing the short and long-term impact of that decision. Continue reading →
Project Management certification is highly popular among individuals and organizations.
Although the PMP® might not be the best for enhancing organizational performance, it is the preferred certification by those who want to make their CV looks better for potential employers; especially if they are looking for a new job. Continue reading →
I hope this post will not be misunderstood and taken for what it is – sharing a personal career path that started in 1984 in engineering and shifted to project management in 1990 and continuing to today. This is a sample career path and we hope it will inspire others to lead.
Is the project management community receptive to new ideas? Maybe we should zoom in and ask: are professionals who subscribe to one professional association open to things from outside the association?
It is common to hear the following comments in feedback to classes and workshops: “it would have been great to link the materials to our own internal way of doing things”. Another comments, “it would also be great if the examples and case studies are from our own work.”
We agree with both of the above comments – that would be ideal but ….