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Get your PMP before the test changes in December: My upcoming PMP-Prep & Advanced PM Classes

Per PMI's new Announcement, the PMP Test will be changing effective Dec. 16, 2019. Q. Why the change? A. The New ECO (Exam Content Outline) Every few years PMI conducts a survey of Project Managers world-wide to measure how much their projects map to the tools & best practices in the PMBOK. After analyzing the results of the [...]

By | 2019-05-08T04:51:45+00:00 May 4th, 2019|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

3 FREE PMP Prep Videos from Cornelius Fichtner!

PM Expert Cornelius Fichtner I recently became an "Affiliate" of Cornelius Fichtner's company, OSP International, so I am able to provide some of his test-prep materials for free. Here are 3 free videos  to help you toward your PMP: Video 1:  "Project Integration Management Overview" Video 2:  "35 Contact Hours" Video 3:  "Finding the best [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:14+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It is HIGHLY recommended to take the PMP Exam before the Jan. 12 changes if you can!

PMI will be making changes to the PMP Exam starting on Jan. 12, 2016.  These changes will be based on the RDS (Role Delineation Study), as PMI announced in June 2015. It is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED to take the Exam before the change. But for those who are curious about the upcoming changes, or who will need to test after [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:17+00:00 November 17th, 2015|pmi, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Book Recommendation: “The Manager’s Book Of Decencies” by Steve Harrison

One of the best leadership books I have ever read is: The Manager's Book of Decencies: How Small Gestures Build Great Companies, by Steve Harrison (McGraw-Hill), for all project managers, team leaders, and executives. Steve Harrison is Chairman of Lee, Hecht, Harrison, the premier career management and leadership consulting firm. He is also the former [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:35+00:00 April 22nd, 2012|Books|0 Comments

Upcoming Agile Events In Manhattan in April 2012

1) NYC SCRUM Users Group  Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, April 10th, 6:00 PM Topic: - Intro to Business Value Engineering  Speaker:  Joe Little of Kitty Hawk Consulting Location: EURO RSCG, 350 Hudson Street, 9th Floor Meeting Leader: Rob Purdie ==> Registration Link   2) PMI NYC "Agile: Your Tough Questions Answered"  Presenter: Mark C. Layton, CST, Platinum Edge, Inc.  (recognized globally as Mr. AgileTM) Day/Date: Monday, April 9th Time: [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:35+00:00 April 1st, 2012|Agile, blog, knowledge, Uncategorized|1 Comment

My highlights of the PMI Annual North American Congress 2011 in Dallas — What were yours?

  I attended another great PMI conference (my third-in-a-row) in Dallas last week. If you attended also, Please share Your Highlights in the "Leave a Reply" box. 1. Keynote Speaker: Malcolm Gladwell, author of "Blink," "The Tipping Point" and "Outliers." Much of his talk was about Steve Jobs, and how he felt that Jobs epitomized the [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:36+00:00 October 29th, 2011|Agile, Books, knowledge|7 Comments

Top 10 Trainer’s Tips For PMs Giving Presentations

How many times have you attended presentations where the presenter knew the content, but the slides were too busy, or there were technical glitches which distracted the audience? I have given hundreds of classes and presentations, and also taught many Train The Trainer classes.  And I've put my best 10 tips into an article: "Top 10 Trainer's Tips For PMs Giving [...]

By | 2017-06-17T18:12:39+00:00 June 21st, 2011|knowledge, podcasts|0 Comments