More Women Need to Obtain PMP Certification

More Women Need to Obtain PMP Certification

Project Management
It will come as no surprise to learn that not only are there more men than women who have PMP Certification, but what is astounding is that in the last 10+ years, the numbers have not changed significantly. In general, male project managers, including those that are PMP certified, outnumber women by a ratio of more than 2 to 1. Recent figures show that 68% of PMPs are men, and 32% are women. Also, as we all know from PMI’s salary surveys, PMP holders earn an average of 20% more than non-PMP certified managers, which means that the lack of female PMPs impacts gender economic inequality. Though I am a man, my daughter is still under the age of 10, and, therefore, I always feel compelled to advocate for her…
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Project Management Certification

Project Management Certification

Project Management
Project Management Professional (PMP) is an internationally recognized professional certification offered by The Project Management Institute. As of October 2020, there were 932,000 active PMP certified practitioners and seven chartered chapters within the United States and Canada and over 220 countries and territories across the globe. The Project Management Professional (PMP) is intended to allow candidates to become a project manager. The PMP focuses on the skills needed for a project manager's role within a company. It is aimed at graduates with a good command of management theory and methods. However, even those students who have completed other management courses can also benefit from the PMP certification. Project Management Professional (PMP) is not only open to graduate students but also professionals with different disciplines in the management. This includes business…
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