How to make the case for PMP® certification to your employer:

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Create a one-page business case Your employer needs to see a return on their investment. You can create a compelling case for them. The proposal should include the cost, benefits, “As you know, I have been working on improving my project management skills to serve the company better. I want to ensure all the projects […]

Disciplined Agile: Earn a PMI Certification and Choose Your Way of Working (WoW)

Are you interested in expanding your knowledge of Agile and Scrum, or is your organization about to embark upon an Agile transformation? You may have heard about the various Agile approaches, including Scrum, SAFe, Disciplined Agile, and more. It can be challenging to determine which framework is best. The decision determines the training and PMI […]

Spotlight on the Profession: Certifications in Project Management

In this Spotlight on the Profession article, we will discuss certifications in project management. There are a variety of organizations that offer certifications in project management. This article focuses on certifications offered by the Project Management Institute, or PMI. In a rapidly changing, projectized world, a project management certification validates to employers that you’re ready […]

The PMBOK Guide Seventh Edition: Does it Impact the PMP Exam?

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) is one of many reference books suggested by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to help you prepare for the PMP exam. Which edition of the PMBOK Guide should you use? The answer may surprise you. Although the PMBOK Guide Seventh edition was released on July […]

The PMP® Reference List – 10 Books and 5,000+ Pages

Did you know that the new PMP® exam (2021 update) includes a reference list of suggested reading, and that the combined texts contain over 5,000 pages? That begs the question — Does a successful PMP candidate really have to read all of these books? When you are pursuing a certification from the Project Management Institute, […]

PMP Exam Changes: What’s New?

The Project Management Professional (PMP) exam is changing in January 2021. We have reviewed the new PMP Exam Content Outline and summarized the key information in this article.