Articles on Project Management training
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The PMCD Framework (or PMCDF) is a practice standard of the PMI®. It describes what the PMI® considers to be important characteristics and attributes for a project manager.
Leo’s working hard to do something he’s never done before.
Discerning clients and employers aren’t looking for someone who just has a fancy certificate in Project Management. They’re looking for someone who can do the actual work.
Do you want help right now, or is becoming an expert user part of a longer-term career move? Or do you need this to make projects run better overall in your organisation?
Project managers spend most of their time communicating with the project team and with other stakeholders. So, if you want to master this important activity, you’ll have to master the basics of writing.
This article is part of a series on professional writing skills needed to support the development of project manager competencies according to the PMI®’s Project Manager Competency Development Framework (PMCDF).
If you’ve just signed up for the online Project Management Concepts course, here is what you can expect over the next few months.
The Project Manager Competency Development Framework of the PMI® describes the knowledge, performance and personal competencies needed to manage projects effectively. The Practical Certification Programme (PCP) supports your development in all three dimensions.
This article is part of a set of articles about standards and accreditation. It answers questions which corporate skills development practitioners may have about the Practical Certification Programme in Project Management (PCP).
How is it possible that an agile framework like Scrum can result in so much cynicism that even Google has learned to predict the phrase “waste of time”?
The waterfall and agile models are used in the context of the Software Development Life Cycle. The core principles also apply to a variety of other project types.
There are three main reasons why we recommend the Project Management Concepts course prior to training for your PMP® exam.
Metahabits are important for project manager competency development. The article explains what it means to take agency over your habit-building, and provides insights for moving towards building metahabits. It describes how the Project Management Concepts course is designed to help you with this.
In Project Management, we need to clearly define what we mean by terms such as system, method, methodology, framework, process, vision, strategy and tactic. Everything at work changes based on how we understanding such terms.
“All is perfect, the teaching approach enables the student to be open with their requirements.”
When would be a good time to start learning about effective authority structures, and how to put them into place?
“Following this interaction, our organisation has undergone such a fundamental change in our ability to take responsibility for how we either hold ourselves back or allow ourselves to flourish.”
“Tania was a font of knowledge, but more than that, she was perceptive to my particular needs and systematically and professionally filled the gaps in my Project Management foundation, while offering wisdom in related areas of psychology and personality profiles.”
As certificates are becoming commoditised, mastery is the new scarcity. The study habits and critical thinking skills you acquire in Project Management Concepts will help you as a lifelong learner in pursuit of mastery.
When we study Project Management to address real problems, then the meaning of words (and the implications of these words) matter a whole lot more.