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The Cost of Obtaining CAPM and PMP Certifications: What to Expect pmp project integration management technical May 28, 2023

Obtaining a certification in project management, such as the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP), can be a valuable investment in one's career. These certifications can increase earning potential, enhance job opportunities, and provide practical knowledge and skills to manage projects effectively. However, pursuing certification also comes...

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What's the Difference Between Project, Program, & Portfolio Managers? people project integration management May 21, 2023

Project, program, and portfolio management are all critical roles in organizations responsible for managing resources, schedules, budgets, risks, and stakeholders to deliver successful strategic outcomes. However, these roles have distinct differences that are important to understand for career growth and advancement in project management. Today, let’s explore the differences between...

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The Benefits of Project Management for Small Business Owners communications management people project integration management risk management May 14, 2023

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy and face a unique set of challenges that larger companies can handle. One of the biggest challenges is managing projects effectively. Projects are critical because they deliver the strategy. That's where project management comes in. Today, let’s discuss the benefits of project management for small business owners and how it can help them...

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Conducting an Effective Lessons Learned Meeting people project integration management technical May 07, 2023

Lessons learned meetings, post-project reviews, or post-mortems are essential to project management. These meetings provide an opportunity for project teams to review the successes and challenges of a project, identify areas for improvement, and develop strategies to enhance future project outcomes. However, conducting an effective lessons-learned meeting requires careful planning and...

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The Benefits of Using a Project Management Methodology business people project integration management Apr 30, 2023

Project management is crucial to the success of any organization. It involves planning, executing, and controlling project activities to achieve specific goals and objectives of the organization’s strategy. A robust project management methodology provides a structured means for managing projects from start to finish. Today, let’s explore nine benefits of using a project management...

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What are the 4 Most Important Features of Microsoft Project? resource management schedule management technical Apr 23, 2023

Microsoft (MS) Project is a powerful project management tool used by project managers worldwide to plan, track, manage, and communicate the status of their projects. Its various features have become an essential tool for project management professionals. However, with so many features, it can take time to determine which ones are the most important.  I was recently asked what I considered...

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Ready, Set, Become an Entrepreneur! business people project integration management Apr 16, 2023

Are you ready to become your own boss? Taking on the role of an entrepreneur is no easy feat. It comes with a lot of responsibility and hard work but can also be extremely rewarding. If you’re preparing to make the jump into entrepreneurship, here are some steps you can take to get closer to achieving your goals, courtesy of PPC Group.

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6 Study Tips for Passing the CAPM Exam with Flying Colors pmp project integration management technical Apr 09, 2023

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) exam is a critical step for aspiring project managers looking to enter the field. Passing the exam demonstrates a solid foundation in project management principles and can help individuals stand out to potential employers. However, with its comprehensive coverage of project management concepts and principles, the exam can be challenging for...

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The Role of a Project Manager on a Virtual Team communications management people project integration management resource management Apr 02, 2023

In today's rapidly changing business landscape, more companies rely on virtual teams to get things done. Technological advancements and globalization make it easier to work remotely and collaborate with colleagues worldwide. However, while virtual teams offer many benefits, they also present unique challenges that make managing projects difficult. This is where the role of a project manager on...

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Managing Differing Expectations: Tips and Strategies business people scope management Mar 26, 2023

One of the most challenging aspects of project management is managing differing expectations. Whether you are working with team members, stakeholders, or clients, people will inevitably have different needs, goals, and expectations. As a project manager, it's your responsibility to manage these differences effectively to ensure project success and maintain healthy relationships.

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