For PMs specializing in Agile Management, a new certification has been announced by PMI. The pilot program will be starting in April 2011, and then after that, customers can apply starting May 1st. For details, go to PMI's FAQ at: http://www.pmi.org/~/media/Files/PDF/Agile/Agile%20Certification%20Integrated%20Services%20FAQ%20IT%202011-001%200%20_External%20Version_.ashx
My interview on change control with Elizabeth Harrin was just published in Elizabeth's "Money Files" blog for Gantthead.com. http://www.gantthead.com/blog/The-Money-Files/2835/ Elizabeth Harrin is the author of 2 books: Project Management In The Real World and her latest, Social Media For Project Managers, and her award-winning blog: "A Girl's Guide To Project Management" at www.PM4Girls.com.
I will be giving a free 2-hour session on the key Earned Value Formulas (next Tuesday, 6:00 PM). Will include a giveaway of 1 copy of my book: ~The PM Answer Book~ These formulas are emphasized on the PMP & CAPM tests because they help PMs predict cost and schedule overruns, and nip problems in the bud. Register thru: http://www.meetup.com/Project-Program-Portfolio-Management (Counts for 2 PMI PDUs [...]
Cornelius interviews me about my new book, "The Project Management Answer Book," and we go into detail on several of the Q&As in the book. We also discuss the upcoming changes to the PMP test (effective Aug. 31, 2011). And Cornelius tells his listeners how they have 2 chances to win a free copy of the book!