Tag Archives: CAPM

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How to transform the PMBOK® Guide?

Once again – happy New Year to all. We wish you a great year. 

Over the last couple of months, we have been publishing some chapters from our recent e-books on transforming the PMBOK® Guide. The e-books are finally published and we want to share them with you. Continue reading

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Project Management for Youth, Local Initiative

In the last article, we discussed an important topic that is close to my heart. The topic is: What is the best way of teaching youth project management skills?

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Exam Prep Training versus Outcome Based Learning

What is the best way of teaching youth project management skills?

Earlier this week, I stumbled upon an online post on LinkedIn, where a project management training provider[1] conducted a CAPM® certification preparation class to high school students. This post brought a short debate with the instructor, who posted the original message. I had also started a discussion online, which has generated many responses.

Also, this debate brought up a few points, which we will discuss below. Continue reading

What can you understand from these charts?

A few days ago, we posted an article on the PMP with an emphasis on changes to the numbers of PMP in relation with exam changes.

In this post, we will just post three graphics and let the readers comments. Continue reading

New LinkedIn and Facebook pages for CAM2P™

If you have been following this blog site, you would have noticed that many of our articles are around CAM2P™ (The Customizable and Adaptable Methodology for Managing Projects™). This is the project management methodological approach that SUKAD developed in 2007.

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PMP and Organizational Performance

A few images to clear the myth on the PMP

The following are a few images, posters maybe is a better word, to clarify a few myths about the PMP Certification (the Project Management Professional certification) by PMI (the Project Management Institute).

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Interesting Statistics about PMI in West Asia

I have recently been looking at some data on PMI membership and certifications in the region (West Asia). These statistics are quite interesting and raise so many questions. I will just show some numbers and without comments.

The data below is recent – a couple of months. Continue reading

What are the values and limitations of project management certifications?

Through this blog post we share a presentation on project management certifications, what are they, who issue them, what values do they offer the individuals or hiring managers, and what are their limitations.

Why project planning is not a project phase

This post is an Appendix in a book we are finalizing at this time to send to the publisher; Redefining the Basics of Project Management is expected in the market by the end of March 2014.

It is common to hear the following question: “how much effort should we spend on planning” or “how long should the project planning phase be.”

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Project Life Cycle - Phases - Process Groups - Knowledge Areas

Do you manage or execute projects?

In this article we address a major gap in the practice of project management today! Our hypothesis is that this GAP is one of the leading factors contributing to project challenges and failures. This is a controversial topic since it touches on what project management professionals practice – based on their understanding of global standards, such as the PMBOK Guide or other know-how. Continue reading