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Benefits of a PMP Boot Camp

By | Posted Nov 19, 2014

Are you planning on taking the PMP certification exam? If so, you should exhaust all of your options to prepare for this challenging 200 multiple-choice question exam. Prep courses, reading materials, and taking practice exams are all great, but one option in particular stands out: A PMP Boot Camp. Ray Houdtzagers, PMP, offers his advice and the seven key benefits of a PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp, and how it will help you ace the exam when the time comes.

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Is Getting Your PMP Worth It? Research Results Are In

By | Posted Nov 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Should you get your PMP certification? Does it make sense in your current career or future career goals? See what the research says.

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Will PMP Certification Benefit You?

By | Posted Oct 24, 2014

We’ve posted on the benefits of PMP® certification before, but AMA wants to know what you think: Will getting the […]

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7 Critical Project Management Lessons from Locke: Managing a Project in Crisis

By | Posted Oct 7, 2014

Rarely can you take real-world lessons from what you see on the big screen. The small-budget British film Locke, however, is a powerful exception to the rule. This movie offers several examples of how to manage a project when you are in a high pressure situation. Ray Houdtzagers takes a look at the film and presents his takeaways so that you can be more effective when managing a project under duress.

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Effective Time Management Strategies: Laying the Foundation

By | Posted Sep 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

In their book The Time Trap, authors Alec Mackenzie and Pat Nickerson begin with a reminder that we all have the […]

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5 Tips to Proactively Handle Project Failure

By | Posted Aug 20, 2014

Being in the business of buoying beleaguered projects, there is one B-word I loathe —blame. It is the most frequently […]

Benefits of PMP Certification: 9 Questions to Determine if PMP Certification is Right for You

Benefits of PMP Certification: 9 Questions to Determine if PMP Certification is Right for You

By | Posted Jul 31, 2014

AMA conducted a survey to research the career benefits of getting the PMP. Here are the results to the question: […]

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3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela

By | Posted Jul 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

The minute something goes wrong on a project or in the company we look for the person at fault and remove or demote them. Learn what 3 words from the late Nelson Mandela can change your company’s culture and improve the success rate of your projects.

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Eleven Key Traits for Turning Project Vision into Value

By | Posted Jun 4, 2014 | 2 Comments

The goal of any successful Project manager is to deliver project value. A project is nothing more than a vehicle […]

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Aligning Project Management to Evolving Business Strategy and Priorities

By | Posted May 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

Recent articles published by both Harvard and Stanford indicate that organizations should revisit business priorities and objectives more frequently, and […]

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