Project Management Certiciations

An 8 Point Plan for Passing the PMP or CAPM Exam

February 15, 2009
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John Reiling Any good Project Manager knows the importance of having a good plan. So, if you are preparing for the PMP or CAPM exam, wouldn’t it be a great idea to build a plan? As in life, many procrastinate, can’t find the time, and myriad other excuses, and do not get where they...

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PMP Project Management

January 31, 2009
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Cary Franklin Quality Management Facts The cost of quality is the money spent investing in training; in meeting requirements for safety and other laws and regulations; and in taking steps to ensure quality acceptance. The cost of nonconformance is the cost associated with rework, downtime, lost sales, and waste of materials. Some common quality...

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Project Management Certification: Who Needs It?

January 26, 2009
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There are many institutes which offer project management certificates throughout the world. The need for certified managers is increasing unfailingly day by day. All the business and industrial organizations have understood the importance of qualified PM’s. These organizations are willing to pay handsome salaries to the qualified PM’s. It is really encouraging to note...

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PMP Exam Preparation Software: Desirable Features

January 22, 2009
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Jessica Parklanes Choosing the right Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Preparation Software can spell the difference between passing and failing the test. You must remember that about 25% of the PMP examination can be gleaned from books and online sources. This percentage might seem minuscule in comparison with the 75% information from the Project...

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Top Three Ts of a PMP Exam Preparation Candidate

January 17, 2009
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Jessica Parklanes Regardless of your motivation for taking the Project Management Institute (PMI)-administered Project Management Professional (PMP) credential, you will need to take the four-hour examination very seriously. Your success in the PMP exam can open doors to lucrative and satisfying jobs. To increase your chances of successfully securing the PMP certification, you have...

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Make a Project Plan to Study for the PMP Exam

January 16, 2009
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Passing the PMP exam is challenging, but several hundred thousand people have done it! What is the secret? One of the keys is to put into practice the discipline, practices, tools, and frameworks that are the subject of the exam! Make a plan based upon the many structures, terms and concepts that are part...

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Understanding Msp Programme Management

January 11, 2009
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For any organisation or individual that needs to manage and control related projects (portfolio of projects), Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) programme management is a management tool for bringing together people, activities and information to achieve the end goal. History of MSP Programme Management MSP programme management was developed by the Office of Government Commerce...

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Prince2 for a Successful Project

January 10, 2009
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Robert Norton PRINCE2 is used to manage projects throughout the business world; but what is a project and what constitutes a successful project? This article will define a project, look at the characteristics of an unsuccessful and a successful project, and discuss briefly how PRINCE2 can benefit a business. What is a project? A...

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Prince2 Training Courses For Structured Project Management

January 9, 2009
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 Robert Norton If you are new to project management, or want to improve your project management skills, PRINCE2 Training Courses is for you. PRINCE2 is a project management method that covers the organization and management of projects. This article will define project management; briefly discuss the history of PRINCE2, what is involved in PRINCE2...

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Prince2 Training: Myths & Misconceptions

January 7, 2009
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Steve Twine Myth 1: PRINCE is an acronym for Projects in Non-Commercial EnvironmentsPRINCE2 began life in the public sector and, as a result, many people perceive PRINCE as not being relevant to the private sector; or at best only to organisations providing services.   In fact, PRINCE stands for ‘Projects In Controlled Environments’. Crucially,...

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