Understanding the PMP® Experience Requirements

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

Mission Accomplishment = Project Management

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

The Covert PMP®: How to Influence Good Project Management Practice in Your Organization

One of the most common frustrations I hear from new Project Management Professionals (PMP®) is that they were hired, promoted, or put in charge of a project because of their PMP® credential, but then they hit a brick wall of frustration when trying to implement good project management practice within their organizations. … Read More The Covert PMP®: How to Influence Good Project Management Practice in Your Organization