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The NON-Firehose Approach To PMP Prep

Many PMP Prep courses are referred to as the firehose approach: overwhelming amounts of info blasted at the students (NOT to learn it all initially, but just to be 'exposed' to it). But that approach isn't for everyone. I've been teaching PMP for more than 10 years with a NON-firehose approach (NYU SPS for the past 4 years and the US [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:11+00:00 August 12th, 2016|NYU PMP|0 Comments

My Fall 2016 Classes at NYU (2 New Courses: Critical Path & EVM)

This Fall & Spring, I will be offering two new one-day intensives at NYU SPS to help PMs increase their skill-set and beef up their studying toward the PMP exam: Critical Path Method (Saturday, Nov 12, and Saturday April 1) Earned Value Management (Saturday, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Feb 25) (Each will also provide 8 PDUs for [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:11+00:00 August 7th, 2016|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PM Events in NYC – July & August 2016 (Plus “Broadway Barks!”)

Broadway Barks 2016! First, a great non-PM annual summer event in NYC - hosted by Bernadette Peters & Gloria Estefan, plus stars of many current Broadway shows! Bernadette Peters, Co-Host! (Photo from Playbill.com) (image from Playbill.com) Gloria Estefan, Co-Host! (photo from Playbill.com) Day/Date/Time: Saturday, July 30, 3:00 - 6:00 PM Location: Shubert Alley, [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:11+00:00 July 12th, 2016|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Sneak Preview: PMBOK V6 Changes (3rd Quarter 2017!)

PMBOK V6 (Sneak Preview) On September 26, 2016 I attended a presentation by Cynthia Snyder Dionisio, head of the PMBOK V6 Upgrade Project, at the PMINAC 2016 in San Diego. I've incorporated more new details into my post below (published earlier) based on Cyndi's presentation and also from Project Management Podcast #371 (Cyndi's interview with [...]

By | 2017-11-09T21:42:41+00:00 July 4th, 2016|NYU PMP|0 Comments

10% Discount on THE PMP EXAM SIMULATOR (thru July 31)

The PMP Exam Simulator is a test-prep product that has helped thousands of PMs pass their PMP Exam. OSP International is offering the simulator at a 10% Discount thru July 31 as follows: LINK: The PMP Exam Simulator DISCOUNT CODE: Jul16   THE PMP EXAM SIMULATOR OFFERS: 9 full-length practice exams (1,800 Test Questions) Continuously updated high-quality [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:12+00:00 July 4th, 2016|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Upcoming Events for PMs in May / June in NYC!

1) Boat Ride around Manhattan: PMI NYC Chapter 30th Anniversary (June 15) Boat Ride Around Manhattan - June 15 (PMI NYC)   Event: PMI NYC 30 Year Anniversary: Boat Ride around Manhattan Day/Date/Time: Wednesday, June 15, 5:00 PM Boarding All Aboard: Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, Pier 83 (Hudson River at 38th St) Registration Link 2) [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:13+00:00 April 30th, 2016|NYU PMP|0 Comments

You’ll like the Search Engine on the new NYU SPS “Professional Pathways” website (Just launched!)

NYU SPS launched their new website today:  "Professional Pathways" URL: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways.html The new site provides many features to improve the UX, including an excellent Search Engine. The new search is simple and clean and has an AUTOTYPE feature (similar to the Google Search) which guesses which course you're looking for, based on the keyword(s) you supply. For example, [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:13+00:00 April 5th, 2016|NYU, NYU PMP, PMP|0 Comments