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Integration Management What is it?

The Umbrella Process There are a number of processes that come together for good project management. Integration Management is the process that over-arches all of the rest. It is the place that is used to identify the activities that will … Continue reading

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Prepare For The PMP Prepare For Life

Achieving PMP Certification Isn’t the End As most people know, getting the PMP certification is a huge mile stone in your career, but it can’t end there. If you want to keep your PMP current you have to continue to … Continue reading

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Free PMP Exam Questions

PMP Practice Exam Success on the PMP Exam requires some real work. It is a difficult exam, and covers a lot of material. The exam not only covers material in the PMBoK Guide, but expects applicants to understand how to … Continue reading

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PMP Training That Follows The PMBoK

The PMI Published The PMBoK One of the first things that I did when I started preparing for the PMP exam, is I became a member of the PMI organization. PMI is the largest project management organization on the face … Continue reading

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How To Prepare For The PMP Exam

It Is All In The Preparation I remember a backpacking trip I went on when I was a boy scout. I had almost forgotten about it, and put my pack together in a big hurry. I quickly went through a … Continue reading

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Expand your Horizons

PMP Certification Can Expand Your Horizons When I was young, I went to visit my uncle on the coast of Washington state. We did a little fishing in the surf of a kind of protected harbor. We managed to nab … Continue reading

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Project Management Certification

Project Manager Certification Project management can make or break a project. Projects in the US and abroad are growing, and more and more companies are leaning on projects for their profit and sustainability. But a project requires a team. It … Continue reading

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PMI Certification

PMI Certification Questions The PMI is the Project Management Institute. They are the administrators of the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. The PMP is globally acknowledged as the world’s leading credential for project management. Projects have been determined to be … Continue reading

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CAPM Certification

Certification for CAPM Project Management is a hot topic right now. Nothing helps your project more than to have trained project management professionals on the project. The question, however, comes up, “which credential should I try to get?” CAPM vs … Continue reading

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PMP Accounting Terms

Terms on the PMP From Accounting There are some terms on the PMP exam that are borrowed from the accounting discipline. You don’t have to have a degree in accounting, and there really aren’t that many–but they are good to … Continue reading

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Cost Management

The PMI Likes the Earned Value Method What is the Earned Value Technique? This is a method used to measure project performance against the project’s baseline. If there is a variance or a deviation from the baseline, Earned Value Management … Continue reading

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Creating a Project Schedule

Producing a Project Schedule Producing a project schedule can be a time-consuming and difficult task. However, without a schedule, your project won’t be successful. So how can you get started more quickly? 5 Tips For Faster Project Scheduling Here are … Continue reading

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Project Management PMP

The Project Management PMP Certification Are you managing projects at work? If you are always working on projects that have a definite beginning and a definite end, they are probably projects. Projects differ from other work in that they create … Continue reading

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The Agile PrepCast 37 PDUs

Earn 37 PDUs with The Agile PrepCast By Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM   Are you a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® in need of Professional Development Units (PDUs)? Then use … Continue reading

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Project Management Corporate Knowledge Base

Corporate Knowledge Base The following are what makes up the organizational knowledge base for storing and retrieving information. Baselines of the performing organization’s standards, processes, procedures, policies and documentation around the project. It also includes the configuration management databases. All … Continue reading

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Project Management Process

Project Management Processes Project management is applying knowledge, tools, techniques, and skills to activities that meet the requirements of the project. The processes that combine together to facilitate the application of knowledge makes up what we know as the project … Continue reading

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Project Coordinator

Organizational Influences and Project Life Cycle The business organization that you end up in will often dictate what role you play, and how you perform in that role. A project manager may be doing many of the same things as … Continue reading

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Project Management Questions

PM Training Among the thoughts that race through the mind of those who have contemplated getting their PMP, are those that are centered around the test itself. What are the project management certification questions that I will encounter on the … Continue reading

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PMP Question Bank

PMP Exam Questions One of the important aspects of preparing for your PMP Certification is going through a process of answering a series of sample questions that are purposely meant to test your readiness for the big day. As you … Continue reading

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Reasons to Become a PMP

Recently Gobal Knowledge put out a list of 10 reasons ALL IT people should learn project management. You can download their report here. The reasons include the ability to deal with increasing speed, velocity, and change. It includes the standard … Continue reading

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