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PROFESSIONAL ONLINE TRAINING INFORMATION
Adapting to All-Remote Talent Management
All-remote organizations used to be the minority—then suddenly, many of us were forced to work that way. By understanding the advantages and disadvantages, we can better prepare for the future's new normal.
How to Prevent 5 Common Communication Mistakes
Communication mistakes are one of the fastest ways to crash your project. There is good news, however. By using negative visualization, you can imagine communication problems in advance—and prevent these five common mistakes.
Smile, You’re on Camera!
As video conferencing becomes a more important part of how we communicate, there are a few more preparations we need to make—and considerations to remember—to ensure we send the right message.
Don’t Be Too Hasty: Smart Career Decisions Need the Right Environment
For many of us, familiar work environments have been fundamentally changed or taken away. Major events in our lives are causing us to re-evaluate our priorities. That’s a good thing, but take care before you make career-changing decisions.
3 Ways to Simplify Complex Projects
Most of us feel like we’re managing teams of complex individuals working on complex projects, with answers and solutions that are also complex. One thing that adds value—for all stakeholders—is the ability to take the complex and make it simple.
Are you ready for the new PMI-PMP certification test? Be sure you know what is changing.
PMP EXAM UPDATE
There are changes to the PMP exam as outlined below. Additional information is here, https://www.pmi.org/update-center
What is changing?
The PMP is evolving just like the profession – and the new exam will focus on three new domains:
PEOPLE – emphasizing the skills and activities associated with effectively leading a project team
PROCESS – reinforcing the technical aspects of managing a project
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT – highlighting the connection between projects and organization strategy
Content that spans the value spectrum, including predictive, agile and hybrid approaches, will be included across the three exam domains. The best way to understand what is included in the exam is to review the updated Exam Content Outline.