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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep

Gold Plating vs. Scope Creep

Project management is challenging because things don’t always go as planned. Changes to your project scope or deliverables can happen through gold plating or scope creep. Avoiding these will prevent delays, increased costs, and other project management issues.

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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep

PMP® Passing Score: What To Aim for in PMP Exam Practice Tests

The Project Management Professional (PMP)© certification is well-respected industry-wide as a credential proving project management expertise and experience. Its many benefits, including professional development and career advancement, make it a highly valued certification. However, the PMP certification is not easy to earn. The PMP exam is rigorous and challenging, which leaves many PMP exam applicants wondering: what is the PMP passing score?

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Are you interested in earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, but you’re unsure how to start the process?

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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep

Understanding PMP Knowledge Areas for the PMP Exam

What are the Project Management Professional (PMP) knowledge areas, and are they still relevant to the new PMP exam? In the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) most recent update to the PMP exam, some familiar concepts may seem to have “disappeared.” While the PMP exam now focuses on three domains with various tasks, enablers, and tools, this does not mean information about process groups and knowledge areas is now obsolete.

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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep  |  Project Management

Influence Diagram PMP Significance and Exam Preparation

As a Project Management Professional (PMP), influence diagrams are a valuable tool for illustrating influences on a project or project element. Project Management Academy can help you break down the influence diagram PMP significance in more detail. Understanding PMP influence diagrams can help as you study for the PMP exam and manage actual projects.

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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep

PMP Experience Examples – PMP Application Process

Whether you are pursuing a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, looking to record your Professional Development Units (PDUs), or interested in any type of project management training, knowing how to describe and document your project management experience is essential. Your PMA experts can help you break down what PMP experience examples should look like.

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Lean Six Sigma  |  PMP Certification

Lean Six Sigma vs. PMP® Certification: Which One is Right for Me?

Earning professional certifications is a wise career move for project managers. But, there are multiple certifications you can earn, each with their own set of benefits. Two of the most common certifications are the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification and the Lean Six Sigma (LSS) certification.

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PMP Certification  |  PMP Exam Prep

PMP® Certification Salary: Increase Your Earning Potential -- Updated for 2021

Have you considered earning your Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification? This is the gold standard of project management certifications and comes with a number of benefits for those who pass the exam. Explore this article to learn more about these benefits and the steps you must take to earn your PMP certification.

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Corporate Training

Why Should Your Company Purchase Corporate Training?

Are you considering an investment in corporate training? More and more companies are making this investment in their employees. According to one industry report, companies invested $83 billion in corporate training in 2019 – a staggering number that demonstrates the value companies place on professional development.

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Corporate Training

The Value of Group Training for Project Managers

While you may recognize that training for project managers is essential, you may not realize the benefits of training your project managers in a group setting. Many organizations facilitate and host group training sessions for their employees. Whether you have seasoned project management professionals on staff or you have employees interested in pursuing a profession in project management, group training could be the ideal option for your organization.

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Professional Development  |  Project Management  |  Training and Development

Project Management Career Paths for Your Future

As you think about the trajectory of your career, do you wonder what options are in front of you?

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