Tag Archives: Project Management

Is project management certification valuable?

Introduction

“Certification is a must!”

“Certification is valuable!”

“Certification nice but does not add significant value!”

“Eliminate the accidental project manager – certify them”

“Certification is required”

There are too many arguments and positions on the value of certifications so what is reality, if there is one? The reality is limited to one fact: there is no agreement on the value of certification; at least in the domain of project management. Continue reading

How can we define project manager effort in term of project’s communications?

Introduction

On the PMI Lebanon Chapter LinkedIn Group, There is a discussion posted by a group member per the following title: “It is frequently said and taught that a project manager should spend around 90% of his time communicating. Do you think this statistic is exaggerated?” To read more about this topic click here.

The discussion is interesting but we will not cover it here. What we want to cover is a general topic, that is important in project management, which is how do we define project communication? Further, there is a question of 90% of project manager time. Continue reading