According to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) a project is “a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result”. Being that each project is unique it is important to also understand that an organization’s project management processes will likely need to be tailored in order to […]
Why would you earn the Six Sigma Green Belt certification, whether you are a certified PM or not? This post highlights some key considerations that can help you decide for yourself. Here are five things to consider – comparing Six Sigma to project management, whether you are PM-certified or not:
Project Management is broad…Six Sigma […]
If you work in IT Project Management, this information will be of most interest to you. In fact, you may be familiar with the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), which provides a library of processes for managing services within an organization.
The IT department is all about services. So where does IT project management interesect […]
How often do you get a chance to accomplish two things at the same time – or as the saying goes, “kill two birds with one stone”? Well, you can actually do this quite easily with PDUs. Sometimes I like to get some exercise on the stationary bike – in front of the news – […]
As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, the last thing you want to happen is to have your certification suspended. This happens if you do not earn the required 60 Professional Development Units (PDUs) within your three-year recertification cycle. Often, once the stress of taking and passing the PMP® Exam is over, […]
In our current series of PDU Tips we are exploring the many ways you can earn PDUs. Today we look at how your day job can contribute to your PDU total.
If you are a project manager this is probably the easiest way to earn free PDUs. You can get up to 25% of the […]
As the holder of a Project Management Institute (PMI) credential (except CAPM) you are required to earn a specified number of Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. PMI has developed six categories of PDUs in which one can obtain credits. In this series of PDU Tips we review all six categories and give […]
As a holder of many Project Management Institute (PMI) credential you are required to earn a specified number ofProfessional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain that credential. The number of PDUs to be completed for each three year cycle is dependent upon the type of certification held. Each PDU is equivalent to one hour of effort. […]
If you are a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, then you know that the acronym PDU stands for Professional Development Unit. Every PMP needs to earn 60 PDUs every 3 years in order to keep his or her certification. Why? The idea behind PDUs is simple: the Project Management Institute (PMI) wants every PMP to […]
YOU MAY BE CONSIDERING THE POSSIBILITY OF EARNING A CERTIFICATION THIS YEAR…
This is a good thing, and can only help you…and will surely not hurt you (did a little hard work ever hurt anyone?)!
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