This article discusses the importance of people over the bottom line of a company; treating employees as if they matter more than the company profit line.… Read More Each Team Member a Beating Heart
Figuring out how many hours of experience you can document for the Project Management Professional (PMP) application seems like a daunting task to many Military Veterans, but it’s fairly easy, if you follow what I’m about to tell you.… Read More Identifying How Many Hours of Military Experience You Can Claim on the PMP Application
First-hand account of success using the PM-ProLearn Self-Paced training program to prepare for the PMP Exam. In 4-days, Mark McCants prepped with our program and passed his PMP Exam on October 20th with flying colors. These are real results!… Read More Testimonial: PM-ProLearn Self-Paced PMP® Exam Prep Training
I am certain that almost every military Veteran has some amount of project management experience that can be legitimately documented on the PMP application. But, the amount of that experience will vary depending on a host of factors such as your time in service, positions held, rank, and occupational specialty. There are minimum requirements you must meet to qualify for the PMP Exam, so you need to first understand what those requirements are and which Category applies to you.… Read More Understanding the PMP® Experience Requirements
Missions and projects are essentially the same thing. They are both temporary in nature, they usually have several constraints, such as a deadline, or a budget ceiling; and they are both intended to achieve some unique goal or outcome. I used military missions/projects from my 24 years of active duty in the Marine Corps to meet the PMP experience requirement; and, you can use your military experience to qualify too.… Read More Mission Accomplishment = Project Management
Military Veterans are sometimes overwhelmed by the plethora of choices that are out there promising to help prepare them to be competitive for civilian employment; so we at Military PM Pro want to help by sifting through the chaff to get to the good stuff that you should really consider pursuing. Recently, I was asked by a connection of mine to comment on whether he should take a local course being offered to obtain the Certified Project Professional (CPP) certification offered by the Institute of Project Management.… Read More Is Certified Project Professional (CPP) Certification Worth It?
As you get into project management, you will find that there are tons of technology tools out there to help you. If you learn to leverage those tools effectively, you will be much more efficient, your projects will run smoothly, and your stakeholders will respect you as a professional who has your crazy project under control. One of my very favorite technology tools is a simple plug-in for Microsoft PowerPoint called Office Timeline.… Read More Cool Tool: Office Timeline