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.
Are you a holder of the CAPM®, PMP®, or other certifications and still have some uncertainties about how to manage projects effectively? You are not alone! Many studies (Standish Group CHAOS Report, Independent Projects Analysis, Oxford Universities …) show that most projects still fail or are challenged. Despite the fact that IPMA, PMI, and other associations existed for about 50 years we still generate a high level of failed projects. Continue reading
We title this post as Managing Project Success, since it is the same topic as a workshop we are planning for this September in the Island of Cyprus. We usually do not use this blog to announce courses but we are making an exception this time due to the value of this topic to project management and the need to consider project success from a strategic perspective. Continue reading
Project Management is a profession!
No, it is not!
The PMBOK Guide is the best practice!
No, it is not!
The PMI Methodology!
PMI does not have a methodology! Continue reading
In the last article we discussed the first opportunity for project management growth and sustainability. Today we discuss another opportunity (or two interdependent opportunities). We also realize that this post is contentious so we ask that you read and evaluate before you judge.
Opportunity 2: project management is at a crossroad
Building on the earlier opportunity, we think project management has reached a crossroad. Continue reading