Category Archives for Project Management Career

What is the IAPM, and Why Should You Care?

What is the IAPM? And Why Should You Care?

The International Association of Project Managers (IAPM) is global in scope. Yet it is perhaps not as well-known as it should be. It is dedicated to learning, certification, and networking for Project Managers. So, it has a lot in common with us. We covered its qualifications in our review: ‘Project Management Qualification: Should I or […]

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What are Lessons Learned? | Video

What are Lessons Learned?

If you are set on Project Management as a career (or any profession, for that matter), it is vital to learn as you go, and get better every day. And the formal mechanism we use is ‘Lessons Learned’. So, what are Lessons Learned? Dr Mike Clayton is founder of Here, he answers this question, in under […]

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PRINCE2 Certification: Everything You Need to Know

PRINCE2 Certification - Everything You Need to Know

Today, over a million project managers use PRINCE2 in countries all over the world in public and private sector projects. It’s attention to rigor and good governance make it a popular standard for many organizations.

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The PMI Talent Triangle: A Guide [for members and non-members]

The PMI Talent Triangle - A Guide

The PMI Talent TriangleⓇ is a simple tool that reminds us all about the value of a broad range of professional skills. It is all too easy to settle for excellent technical skills and think ‘that’s it. I have project management nailed.’ Not at all. All of the professional bodies and providers of general project […]

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#PMOT – Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow?

#PMOT - Who are the Project Managers on Twitter to Follow

#PMOT is the Twitter hashtag used by Project Managers on Twitter. If you want to follow project management conversations on Twitter… Or if you want to keep up with the latest articles, or products… #PMOT is a good tag to follow. It’s not the only tag project managers use. Frankly it’s a bit of a […]

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The Value of Project Management Skills… Transferability

The Value of Project Management Skills - Transferability

Project Management is a valuable skill-set. Project Management skills enable you to deliver big, complex, important changes. And organizations are prepared to pay for that. This is what makes Project Management a career option. But not everyone wants to build a Project Management career. You may have got the skills of Project Management for a specific […]

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How to Get Your Next Lessons Learned Meeting Right

How to Get Your Lessons Learned Meeting Right

There’s one Project technique that has the capacity to transform your skillset and raise your Project Management to the next level: the Lessons Learned review. So, in this article, we will take a look at everything you need to know about how to make your next lessons learned meeting a great success.

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PMI Education Contact Hours and PDUs: Your Essential Guide

PMI Contact Hours and PDUs

The PMI is currently the most widely used source of professional project management accreditation. To win your coveted CAPM, PMP, or PMI-ACP, to will need to chalk up enough education Contact Hours. And to maintain them, you’ll also need Professional Development Units, or PDUs. But just what are contact hours and PDUs? What are the […]

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Alpha Project Managers: What you’ll Learn and Whether to Buy it

Alpha Project Managers

‘Alpha Project Managers: What the Top 2% Know that Everyone Else Does Not’ is a far better book than I had expected. So in this article, I’m going to share some of the most important things I learned from it. And I’ll tell you whether you should buy it, depending on where you are in […]

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Podcast: The Value of Lifelong Learning for Project Professionals

The Value of Lifelong Learning for Project Professionals with Elise Stevens

All the professional bodies like PMI, APM and IAPM require CPD (Continuing Professional Development). But even if they did not, all project professionals should embrace lifelong learning. I’ve lost count of the number of major changes and subtle shifts since I started my project management career in the mid 1990s. If you want to stay […]

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