PMP® Certification Renewal: Your Comprehensive Guide

Earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a significant achievement. This credential can help accelerate your career, increase your earning power, and demonstrate your qualifications to employers, clients, and peers. The Project Management Institute (PMI) has a 3-year cycle for their certification renewal process, which requires all certification holders, including PMP, to acquire and …

Erin Aldridge

Should I be PMP® or Agile Certified?

Those looking to expand their project management career often ask for advice about which certification to pursue: Waterfall or Agile? Given the prevalence of the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification for those using traditional (or “waterfall”) project management methodologies, some refer to any project certification as “PMP.” But in fact, there are separate certifications for …

Megan Bell

Introduction to the PMP® Certification Exam

You receive a unique code via an encrypted electronic message with an address, and what to bring to that location on a specific day and time. You are prohibited from bringing any communication device or unauthorized documentation to the meeting location. You must provide a government-issued ID to enter the meeting location. Are you going …

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Agile Practices and the PMP Certification

Most project managers strive to earn PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. Those seeking Agile training, an Agile PMP Certification equivalent, or other project certification should include Agile methodologies into their training and PMP certification knowledge base. The Project Management Institute (PMI) predicts there will be 2.2 million project-oriented roles annually through at least 2027. …

Erin Aldridge

What is the PMP® Certification?

Demand for skilled project managers in all industries and locations grows constantly. The latest estimates indicate that employers will need to fill 2.2 million project-oriented roles every year through 2027. The PMP certification is an excellent choice for aspiring project managers to demonstrate their qualifications in this growing field. On this page: What is the …

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Is it Hard to Get the PMP® Certification?

One of the first things most employers look for in potential project manager candidates is the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. So, how hard is it to get your PMP certification? To earn the PMP certification, you must meet certain Project Management Institute (PMI) requirements and pass a rigorous certification exam. It is hard to …

Erin Aldridge

The Project Manager Benefits of Earning a PMP Certification

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® maintains the global standard of project management best practices, processes, methodologies, and professional ethics through the certification process. By obtaining the PMI®’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, Project Managers have the distinction of a globally recognized professional credential. The benefits of having a PMP certification are enjoyed by both the …

Megan Bell

Use Your PMP® Certification To Prepare for Program and Portfolio Management

Project Management is a dynamic and diverse field that can provide career opportunities across industries and even the globe. The international governing body Project Management Institute (PMI) closely monitors the requirements for achieving the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification to ensure standards are met no matter where the project manager is working. Yet, earning your …

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PMP for Federal Government

PMP for Federal Government

The skills of a Project Management Professional® (PMP) apply across industries and companies. However, there are specific project processes, terminology, and certifications for federal government due to the layers of regulations and legislation shaping the work. Project Managers seeking to transfer into government work will benefit from learning about federal government project management training and …

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Disruption as a Career Booster

Disruption to Boost Career

Project Managers know that change is inevitable, and that it can be a barrier to goals or a window for opportunity. The other word for change is “disruption” and it is often used in the context of industries; new products disrupting the market, or new services disrupting exiting ones. Well known examples of industry disruption …

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