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Just Announced: PMP® Exam Change 2019

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Just Announced: PMP® Exam Change 2019. Now is the time to get your PMP certification.  PMI® has announced that the PMP certification exam will change on December 16, 2019. This announcement gives you time to get your application submitted and to prepare to take the exam before the exam changes. NEW PMP Exam Content Outline – Expected June 2019 The exam change is prompted by the expected June 2019 release of a new PMP Exam Content Outline.  The Exam Content Outline provides a basic description of the number of questions that will be on the PMP exam.  For example, the outline might state that 24% of the exam questions will relate to Planning.  This is just an example of the kind of information it will contain–we will not know the actual contents of the outline until June.  However as soon as we learn all the details…

Strategy Execution Principles in a Disrupted Environment

Originally posted on Strategic Management Blog by LBL Strategies

Too often a gap occurs between formulating and executing strategy. In a disrupted environment this can be a fatal error driving unwanted costs, lost opportunities and, ultimately, failure to execute. And when failure at execution occurs, the losses are significant regardless of sector.

According to the 2017 PMI Pulse of the Profession report, which surveyed 3,234 professionals globally researchers, in 2016 “companies wasted $97 million for every $1 billion invested in projects and programs.”

This is unacceptable. To help you from making the same mistakes, here are four fundamental principles which underpin our point of view on mitigating the gap between formulating strategy and executing strategy in a disrupted environment.

May Webinar Recording Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes

Webinar Recording Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).  This webinar will address many common questions regarding the update and how it applies to the different exam changes and the preparation needed for these exams. We will Help Answer the Following Questions and More: -How will the changes effect the certification exams? -What changes have been made to RMC’s products and classes? -How can these resources help me prepare? -PMO departments or Human resources leaders considering certification within your organization, when is the best time for your team members to prepare for the exam? Access Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/6207884822933953539

Coverage of Agile Process in Rita Mulcahy’s PMP® Exam Prep-Ninth Edition

Since the publication of “Rita Mulcahy’s PMP Exam Prep, Ninth Edition” back in January, we have been getting a number of questions asking why the book does not cover Agile Process.  These readers note that A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Sixth Edition, discusses Agile through out and is shipped in a package set with the “Agile Practice Guide.”  Seeing what they consider an obvious disconnect they reasonably ask whether RMC is suggesting that there will be no Agile questions on the PMP exam.

April Webinar Recording Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes

Webinar Recording Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).  This webinar will address many common questions regarding the update and how it applies to the different exam changes and the preparation needed for these exams. We will Help Answer the Following Questions and More: -How will the changes effect the certification exams? -What changes have been made to RMC’s products and classes? -How can these resources help me prepare? -PMO departments or Human resources leaders considering certification within your organization, when is the best time for your team members to prepare for the exam? Access Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3369010670599858178

Handling Unrealistic Schedules

So, you have been given a project completion date from management or the customer that you think is unrealistic. Did you know that this is the project manager’s fault? Yes, I mean that. An unrealistic schedule only happens if a project manager is not using the tools of project management properly. Here is how to handle this situation once and for all.

February Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes

Webinar Recording Certification Updates: PMP®, CAPM® & PMI-ACP® What to Expect in our Updated Products and Classes The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This webinar will address many common questions regarding the update including, how it affects the different exams and what preparation is needed for these exams. We Will Help Answer the Following Questions and More:    -How will the changes effect the certification exams? -What changes have been made to RMC’s products and classes? -How can these resources help me prepare? -When is the best time for your team members to prepare for the exam (PMOs & HR Leaders)? Access Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3709375488971964162

Webinar Recording-Project Management Certification Timing: Your Questions Answered

WEBINAR RECORDING: Project Management Certification Timing: Your Questions Answered The PMP® exam is changing because The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).  This webinar will address many common questions regarding the update, including: How will the changes effect certification exams, Should I register for the exam now or wait until the new exam is released, What if I am not prepared to take the exam right now, What resources are available and When is the best time for your team members to prepare for the exam? VIEW WEBINAR

What You Need to Know about Upcoming Changes to Rita Mulcahy’s™ PMP® Exam Prep Book

It’s that time again. The Project Management Institute® (PMI) has updated their book A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). This occurs every four years. It’s PMI’s way of keeping the book current with today’s project management practices.

For RMC it means that all of our books, software, and classes have to be revised to stay in alignment with the PMBOK® Guide-Sixth Edition. It also provides us with the opportunity to make other changes to our products and courses so we can deliver the best possible learning experiences. And we are hard at it. Read on to learn about what exactly we are changing and how it aligns with the new PMBOK® Guide.

Tricks of the Trade: Project Communication Effect

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Six Considerations for Project Communication Management Planning. Read Tricks of the Trade Project Communication Effect

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