WSJ (Wall Street Journal) has done a story on the importance of project management certification for today’s jobs. Exam Time: More Firms Are Requiring Test-Taking . An excerpt Companies say the certifications are proof that their current or prospective employees meet an industry-wide standard. And, some companies say a growing number of their clients insist … Read more Importance of PMP for career
This is a concluding article of 3 part series on “How to read PMBOK?” How to read PMBOK?How to read PMBOK? Part Deux! In order to read PMBOK quickly and understand it completely, one must:1. be an experienced PM2. read and absorb first 3 chapters fully before reading rest of the book3. read the book … Read more How to read PMBOK? Concluding remarks!
This is a follow up post to my earlier post How to read PMBOK? After having a good siesta and after cursing & kicking yourself, you will now be all charged up and more determined to get back to reading PMBOK. Still the same question will come back – How to read PMBOK? Let me … Read more How to read PMBOK? Part Deux!
I am taking a break from a series on Fixed price projects and instead focusing on a question posed to me by a fellow PM. I will pick up the series thread in subsequent posts. How to read PMBOK? Simple answer – Do not read it unless you want to sleep. But as practicing project managers … Read more How to read PMBOK?
This is a follow up post for my last two posts – 8 ways to meet budget in Fixed Price Projects and Scientific Estimation. I believe the word ‘Proactive’ in the title of this post is redundant. If a project manager is not proactive he should choose another job. Strong words but true. Disctionary.com defines proactive … Read more Proactive Project Manager
This is a follow-up post of my previous post 8 ways to meet budget in Fixed Price Projects. We can successfully execute and deliver the project within specified time and budget by estimating the size of the project scientifically. There are upteen estimation techniques and they are different for different industries. And within a industry they … Read more Scientific Estimation
I write 2 blogs. One is the current blog on project management while the other is blog on completely unrelated subject – Cricket: http://fifth-umpire.blogspot.com/ Why am I mentioning my Cricket blog here? The word ‘Fix‘ is a dreaded word both in cricket and project management. Match fixing is a bane in cricket. One always gets … Read more 8 ways to meet budget in Fixed Price Projects