Why Project Management? Why Now & Who Cares?

Between 2010 and 2020, the project management profession is projected to grow by US$6.61 trillion. That heightened demand is not matched by the anticipated availability of project professionals with the essential skills.

Read More: http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Business-Solutions/PMIProjectManagementSkillsGapReport.ashx

2015-03-26 15:22:00
 

Project Management is not about software!

Don't get hung up on software when working on Projects!

Many organizations think that software is the answer to their Project Management challenges; the fact is that software is often a distraction from the real issue - which is delivering what the customer or sponsor needs on time and within budget. 

Before utilizing software, the essentials of Project Management must be understood and mastered. Only then can you use your software effectively to collaborate with colleagues, manage timelines and facilitate project success. 

2015-02-09 04:19:00
 

Jan 2014: Environmental Assessments & Recent Changes to CEAA

Our latest Newsletter addresses:

  • Environmental Assessments (and when they are required)
  • The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA) and the implications of Bill C-38
  • Aboriginal Consultation as a component of the Environmental Assessment (EA) process
2013-12-30 13:34:00
 

PMI-PMP Certification Process

Attached is a link to the PMI (Project Management Professional) PMP (Project Management Professional) certification information and registration process.

http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/Obtaining-Credential.aspx

http://www.pmi.org/CareerDevelopment/Pages/AboutCredentialsPMP.aspx

In preparation for taking my exam I went through the following steps

1) Registered to take the exam ( I gave myself 6 months to get prepared)

2) Attended a PMP exam preparation course at a local PMI chapter - Ottawa Valley chapter. (12 weeks)

3) Purchased a PMP exam preparation audio CD from RMC Project Management Inc. and listened to it daily for a month just prior to exam

Here’s the link:

http://www.rmcproject.com/product/pmp-prep.aspx

4) Purchased a series of practice tests from PM Study Inc. I bought the 90 day package which I started as soon as I completed the PMP exam prep course which was 12 weeks

Here’s the link:

http://www.pmstudy.com/enrolloptions/all_60days.html

Timeline and Cost Summary

Local Chapter Exam Prep Course - 3 months

4 PM Study Exam Practice sessions - 1 per month + final 4th test 1 week before exam = 3 months

Total Duration: 6 months

Cost: Approx. $2,000.00 (Registration fee, Exam Prep Course, CDS, Exam Simulations)

If you have any further specific questions do not hesitate to give me a call

Greg

2013-02-26 18:24:00