How to Get a Job in Project Management

Finding a job in project management is an important project in developing your career. You may be seeking a promotion to a higher level of responsibility. Or you may have finished a contract assignment with a company and it is time to search for your next role. In any case, you can use project practices…

Why Agile Project Management Matters to Your Career

Agile project management has become a hot topic in the profession over the past few years. The prospect of finishing projects faster and adjusting to change rapidly has piqued the interest of many companies. Let’s dig beneath the hype, understand where agile came from and cover some of the methodology’s key techniques. The Origins of…

How To Make The Most of Limited PMP Study Time

You’ve made the decision to advance your skills and careers by earning the PMP certification. Well done! There’s just one problem. Before long, you realize that there is a great deal of material to study.The Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) alone is several hundred pages. How will you ever find the time to…

5 Steps To Starting Your Project Effectively

Excitement and uncertainty are the order of the day at the start of a new project. If you manage the initial preparation for the project with good judgement, your odds of success will increase. Don’t let others in the organization rush you through the preparation stage. It’s a key stage to ensure that the project…

The Biggest Mistakes Project Managers Make At The End of Projects

Wiley Project Management Review would like to introduce Part Two of Project: You, written by Bruce Harpham, PMP®. Bruce is a columnist at Projectmanagement.com, has worked on various banking projects and is the author of the upcoming book Project Managers at Work. At the end of a project, you’re tired but excited. The months or…

Which is Better, PMP® or MBA?

We are pleased to publish this article by Bryce Welker, CEO & Founder at Crush Empire. He recently put together this great overview comparing the PMP and MBA to help you decide which is right for you. By Bryce Welker Wishful thinking would have this first sentence stating either the PMP certification or the MBA…

Announcing Project: You!

Earning the PMP® certification demonstrates you have the knowledge, skills, and experience needed for project management in today’s dynamic global markets. The PMP® certification curricula and ethics are so highly valued that: • 80% of high-performing projects use PMP® credentialed project managers and the 2010 PMI Pulse of the Profession study found that organizations with more than…

PMP Crossword Puzzle

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Early Warning Signs of Project Failure

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Let’s be honest. Projects do not become distressed overnight.  They go from “green” to “yellow” to “red” and along the way, there are plenty of warning signs that failure may be imminent or that immediate changes may be necessary.  Ignoring warning signs will undoubtedly result in serious trouble for your project. The earlier the warning…

PMP Quick Study: Project Risk and The Risk Register

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Making decisions in a situation of total certainty is a piece of cake. Unfortunately, project management can involve a lot of risk and uncertainty and very little cake. In Project Management, Risk is an uncertain event that, if it occurs has positive or negative effect on one or more project objectives. Managing risk is an…