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What is the PMI-ACP Exam?

If you’re looking for a way to step up your game at work, add something new and useful to your resume, or get an edge over other applicants, becoming an Agile Certified Practitioner can help you reach those goals. As stated by the official website of the Project Management Institute (PMI), “The PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) formally recognizes your knowledge of agile principles and your skill with agile...

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What to Expect in the PMP Exam

Maybe you are an expert in the Project Management field.  Maybe you are just starting out.  Either way, the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is an excellent way into the project management world.  More and more companies are requiring, or at the very least looking for, this certification.  This exam is also universally accredited by the International Organization for Standardization.  Because of the universal...

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Difference in PMP and PgMP Certifications

In the world of project management, there are so many types of certifications. It can be hard to decipher the differences and choose which one is best for you. With this guide, we’ll help you determine which certification—the PMP or PgMP—is right for you. What is a PMP Certification? PMP stands for Project Management Professional and is a certification awarded to those who meet a particular set of requirements and pass a...

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Episode 123 – Next-Generation Project Risk Management

The podcast by project managers for project managers. For project managers who are ready to up their game with risk management, Prasad Kodukula clarifies Next-Generation Project Risk Management and talks us through six specific risk response tools that will help you manage risks more effectively. Table of Contents 02:03 … Meet Prasad03:19 … Next Generation Project Risk Management09:12 … Tool 1: Ambiguity Risks12:49 … Tool 2:...

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Episode 121 – Successful Teams = Successful Projects

The podcast for project managers by project managers. Projects are more successful when we play to the strengths of the team. Hear about a new technology platform for building high-performing and successful teams. Create a winning team culture by identifying the unique preference, proficiency, and personality that an individual brings to the table. Table of Contents 00:05 … New PDU Claim Process00:54 … Meet Darrin02:53 …...

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Episode 119 – A Project Story: The COVID-19 Sprint

The podcast for project managers by project managers. As the COVID pandemic began to unfold, staff at an Israeli hospital knew that clinical teams were going to be at high-risk and critically over-burdened.  The COVOD-19 Sprint project united doctors and developers to find creative technological solutions to the medical challenges of the pandemic. Table of Contents 02:19 … Meet Marina04:36 … The mission of the COVID Sprint07:30...

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Episode 118 – Project Failure: When Should You Take the Blame?

The podcast by project managers for project managers. An episode about detecting imminent failure and dealing with project issues that could lead to failure. The project manager’s approach to supporting the team, addressing issues, and communicating resolutions is crucial for any project facing adversity. Table of Contents 01:56 … Meet Susan03:54 … Susan’s Project Story08:30 … When Nobody Speaks Up10:59 … Warning Signs15:55...

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Episode 116 – The Caribbean Islands Clean Energy Program

The podcast for project managers by project managers. Dr. Kaitlyn Bunker, Ph.D., P.E. is a Principal with Rocky Mountain Institute’s Islands Energy Program. Kaitlyn leads a diverse team that partners with islands in the Caribbean to support and accelerate their clean energy transitions. Their projects result in many benefits, including the use of more local, renewable energy sources and less imported fuel. Table of Contents 01:33...

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Episode 112 – The Role of the Successful Project Manager in Innovation

Hear about the role of the project manager in successful innovation from John Carter, an inventor of the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones who shares the original patent with Dr. Amar Bose. John shares the surprising discovery they made by talking to customers about critical features. Topics include the differences between a program manager and a project manager, career progression for a PM, how to assess PM talent, managing project...