Tag Archives: Project Management Professional

How to achieve the PMP Certification and learn PM while at it?

PMP Certification

The PMP certification is highly popular and in demand. Therefore, it is natural that so many professionals want to achieve the PMP certification, whether they have project management experience or not. The challenge is that there are hundreds of groups on social media site and many of them are questionable in what they post, share, or advocate. Consequently, there is much misleading stuff out in the market that confuses the PMP aspirants. Further, the wrong advice often results in significantly increasing the PMP preparation time. Continue reading

Do you need a methodology for managing projects?

Do you need a project management methodology for managing projects? Or, do you believe that existing standards, guides, and certifications are enough?

Guides are useful, but do they offer a project management methodology?

The #PMP is in high demand but is it enough to manage projects successfully?

We think that #certification is good and has value but not enough on its own.

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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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How many hours – a project management satire!

To PMP or not to PMP that is the question!

I need to decide and I am looking for your help.

“You do not know me?”

 

That is OK … you can still help … I have SOME books – I do not know what they are, and I read some of them, maybe 30% so how many hours do I need to pass the PMP?

If you have not noticed yet, I am being sarcastic but the above situation is real. There are so many postings on online groups that asks silly questions (I know I will offend some – hopefully those who deserve to be offended). Continue reading

To trust or not to trust: a PMP training provider case

In this article we discuss a situation that is somewhat representative of the project management training – in particular PMP training. This case reflects some of the bad situations out in the market but we must stress this is not about all providers. Like everything else in life there are good, bad, and ugly situations.

We wrote this article almost 2 years ago but we see the situations are still around so we publish again! Continue reading

PMP® certification – natural or manipulated growth?

This would be a very short article and specific to those who are interested in PMP certification. For those who are not familiar with “PMP,” this term refers to the Project Management Professional certification, one of the Project Management Institute (PMI) certifications. Continue reading