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PMP Eligibility Requirements

PMP Eligibility Requirements

FAQs
According to the 9th edition of PMI’s Project Management Salary Survey 2015, which polled over 26,000 project managers from 34 different countries, the median salary for a Project Management Practitioner in Germany was 78.000 € ($87,245 USD). "Certifications such as PMI’s globally-recognized Project Management Professional (PMP)® provide a significant advantage when it comes to salary and earning potential. Among survey respondents, those with a PMP certification garner a higher salary (20% higher on average)than those without a PMP certification." PMP Eligibility Requirements In order to apply to take the PMP exam you are required to have attained a certain amount of experience leading and directing projects: 60 months (7,500 hours) of experience if you have an associate’s degree, and 36 months (4,500 hours) of experience if you have a bachelor’s…
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How To Get Project Management Certification

How To Get Project Management Certification

Training
I attended a PMP ‘Bootcamp’ led by Jorge and truly appreciated his teaching style. Jorge can break down and explain any concept in a very clear, understandable manner supported by the depth and breadth of his real-life experience as an international project manager. Studying for the PMP exam with Jorge has been enjoyable and he truly cares about the success of his students, always willing to go the extra mile. Mikaela Gallon, Allianz 4 days of classroom training, 35 PMI® required contact hours and the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th edition in preparation for the PMP Certification Exam. PM Workshops (PMW) incorporates both the theoretical, as well as practical, sides of project management into all our trainings. To that end, all our workshops include the following study materials, exercises, and case studies: Project…
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2019 is a Great Time to become a Certified Project Manager!

2019 is a Great Time to become a Certified Project Manager!

Resources
The new PMBOK 6th edition was recently released. Therefore, the PMP, as well as CAPM exams will be revised to include updated, as well as new material. The expected changes/updates are as follows: General The front-end chapters will be revised and updated: The Inputs and Outputs will be shown on one chart, and will not include the Tools and Techniques: Tools and Techniques will be grouped as follows: For example, the Tools and Techniques for the “Collect Requirements Process” will be revised as follows: Relevant Agile, Adaptive and Iterative Practices will be included in most Knowledge Areas. Project Integration Management A new process, “Manage Project Knowledge,” will be added to the Executing Process Group. More emphasis will be placed on incorporating “lessons learned” throughout the project. “Close Procurements” will be…
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Executive Career Coach

Executive Career Coach

Career Coaching
Rehab Career Session The goal is to support candidates in making informed decisions about their career development and trajectory, as well as offer various tools that they can use – CVs, cover letters, LinkedIn profiles – to meet those goals.   During the session: We will work together to create a clear path to find the kind of job you’ve always wanted. You’ll uncover the hidden challenges that may be sabotaging your success in your job search. And you’ll leave the session renewed, re-energized, and inspired to find the job that’s right for you finally. This session usually is 150 euros ($175), but as a gesture of goodwill towards my readers, I am making it available for 50% off for the next ten people.  I only have ten spaces open for…
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Planning for GDPR

Planning for GDPR

Resources
The GDPR Plan: Getting Started Even though the implementation deadline for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is fast approaching (25 May 2018), there are still many companies of all sizes which are not ready for it. As a consultant working in the area of project management, I approach almost everything as a project and recommend to my clients they do the same. The advantage of taking this approach is that it can take something seemingly impossible and decompose it into more manageable pieces. So, even with the looming deadline, start with a project charter, such as the following example, which includes, among other things: Statement of Work: Prepare the policies and procedures needed to abide by the GDPR… Target Schedule: by 25 May 2018 Target Budget: 200 staff…
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TAKING THE PMP IN 2017

TAKING THE PMP IN 2017

FAQs
2017 will likely be the last full year you will be able to take the PMP Exam using the PMBOK 5th Edition. The 6th edition is expected out towards the end of the year, which means that the exam will change accordingly; especially since there are considerable changes in this latest version, such as: A new chapter titled “The Role of the Project Manager” Taking into account Agile Environments when running a project Inputs-Tools and Techniques-Outputs (ITTO) tables will be modified Tools and Techniques will be grouped in a different manner Three new processes will be added: Manage Project Knowledge, Control Resources, Implement Risk Responses The process Close Procurements will be deleted And more! Although studies have shown that taking the exam between one (1) and two (2) months after…
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INPUTS, TOOLS & TECHNIQUES, OUTPUTS (ITTO) FLASH CARDS

INPUTS, TOOLS & TECHNIQUES, OUTPUTS (ITTO) FLASH CARDS

Resources
Here’s how these quizzes work: Click ‘Check answer’ to see the answer to each card. If you don’t know it as well as you’d like to, click ‘Need more practice,’ and that card will go to the bottom of the stack so you can practice it again. If you know it, click ‘Got it. Got It advances you to next card.’ ‘Shuffle’ lets you shuffle the deck. Also, try our Preparation Quiz for the PMP Certification Exam [qdeck] [h] PMP Certification Flashcards [i] Here’s how these quizzes work: Click ‘Check answer’ to see the answer to each card. If you don’t know it as well as you’d like to, click ‘Need more practice,’ and that card will go to the bottom of the stack so you can practice it again.…
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PMP Certification Flash Cards

PMP Certification Flash Cards

Resources
Here’s how these quizzes work: Click ‘Check answer’ to see the answer to each card. If you don’t know it as well as you’d like to, click ‘Need more practice,’ and that card will go to the bottom of the stack so you can practice it again. If you know it, click ‘Got it. Got It advances you to next card.’ ‘Shuffle’ lets you shuffle the deck. Also, try our Preparation Quiz for the PMP Certification Exam [qdeck] [h] PMP Certification Flashcards [i] Here’s how these quizzes work: Click ‘Check answer’ to see the answer to each card. If you don’t know it as well as you’d like to, click ‘Need more practice,’ and that card will go to the bottom of the stack so you can practice it again.…
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