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I just passed my PMI-ACP Certification Exam (Here’s how YOU can too!)

1) I just passed my PMI-ACP Certification Exam    (Agile Certified Practitioner) The PMI-ACP is like the PMP For Agile. It will look good on your resume.  And studying for it is a great way to learn a lot about the latest-and-greatest Agile tools. 2) Which Agile disciplines is the PMI-ACP based on? The ACP is based mainly on 4 of [...]

By | 2020-09-23T13:08:18+00:00 July 30th, 2020|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#1 in NEW SERIES: Final Advice To PMP Test-Takers Before the Jan 2 Test Change (“TIPS For Studying the ITTOs”)

My final advice to a student about ITTOs (Before she passed her PMP Test) Sometimes a student asks me for some specific last-minute advice before they take their PMP Test. To help my readers,  I'm going to be sharing notes in this space that I've written customized to my students' questions (before they passed their tests!) [...]

By | 2020-07-21T15:14:44+00:00 July 18th, 2020|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Hello, Kazakhstan! A new FB ‘LIKE” today from Country #65! (Thanks, Baurjan!) :)

Today I received a 'Like' on my book's FB page from Astana, Kazakhstan (Country #65 - Thx, Baurjan!) :)   My book, The Project Management Answer Book, is popular with International Readers because it's in very clear, concise English.  It offers hands-on templates and helpful diagrams which make the PMI PMBOK easy.  And it includes my best [...]

By | 2020-05-29T08:09:25+00:00 May 23rd, 2020|CSI, NYU PMP|0 Comments

Take advantage of ‘Shelter At Home’ & boost your #PMP score with a 1-Day live (Zoom) class on Earned Value Mgt (Cost Mgt) this Sunday, May 1

Course Title:  Earned Value Management (Zoom Delivery) Day/Date:      Sunday, May 10, 9:00 - 6:00 EST (1-Day Intensive) Format:          Remote Delivery using ZOOM Info/Reg:       https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/courses/PROJ1-CE8704-earned-value-management.html Badge:             You will receive an NYU Verifiable Digital Badge upon course-completion

By | 2020-05-05T06:48:51+00:00 May 5th, 2020|NYU PMP|0 Comments

So, If Your Internet Crashes In The Middle Of Your Next Zoom Presentation, What Will You Do?

Being optimistic is great. And who can forget Nellie Forbush's "Cockeyed Optimist" (Broadway legend Mitzi Gaynor) in the classic: "South Pacific?" But being a "cockeyed optimist" is not a Backup Plan! What will you do, after all the hours of preparation you put into your new Zoom class, if your Internet suddenly conks-out? Any [...]

By | 2020-05-01T21:06:48+00:00 April 30th, 2020|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

And speaking of everyone using ZOOM this week… Keyboard Shortcuts!

This week I gave my first PMP Prep class via ZOOM. In the process, I found this set of Keyboard Shortcuts from ZOOM. Hopefully these will help you get a bit more out of your Zoom Meetings and Remote Trainings. Meeting Shortcuts Command(⌘)+J: Join Meeting Command(⌘)+Control+V: Start Meeting Command(⌘)+J: Schedule Meeting Command(⌘)+Control+S: Screen [...]

By | 2020-03-19T23:30:43+00:00 March 19th, 2020|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Still time to get your PMP before the major changes July 1 (Feb 23 is my next class at NYU)

PMP Experts are all highly-recommending that Project Managers who want to get their PMP should test before the major changes coming to the exam starting July 1. Top 3 Reasons To Test By June 30: 1. Starting July 1, the test questions will be 50% Agile / 50% Waterfall. 2. Making it more difficult, [...]

By | 2020-01-17T20:36:32+00:00 January 17th, 2020|NYU PMP, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recommended Podcast: Person-Place-Thing, with Tensie Whelan, Director of NYU Stern’s Center For Sustainable Business

Tensie Whelan with book author and host of Person Place Thing: Randy Cohen I recently attended an exciting "Live Taping" September 17, 2019 of a Podcast Interview for Randy Cohen's Person Place Thing podcast series,  where Randy interviewed Tensie Whelan, Director of NYU Stern's Center For Sustainable Business.  Here is the free link to [...]

By | 2019-10-29T09:28:36+00:00 October 29th, 2019|NYU PMP|0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be great to see 6 of the world’s best Ted Talks recreated in-person? (That was our Monday closing keynote: PMI NAC 2019!)

6 Ted Talks (recreated live on-stage) The highlight for many of us at PMINAC 2019 (North-American Conference) celebrating PMI's 50th Anniversary was the Closing Keynote: TED Possibility: 6 of the world's most popular Ted Talks recreated live on-stage at PMINAC 2019! (Pennsylvania Conference Center, Philadelphia, Oct. 6, 2019) But if you missed [...]

By | 2019-10-15T10:56:45+00:00 October 9th, 2019|NYU PMP|0 Comments