What is Project Management?

By J. LeRoy Ward,  PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSM, GWCPM, SCPM   |   Executive Vice President – Enterprise Solutions, IIL  What do the Panama Canal and the development of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have in common? At first glance, you might say “absolutely nothing.” But, they have a lot in common. Both were the outcomes of

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What is a Project Management Certification? And Why Do I Need It?

By Anselm Begley, PMP, PRINCE2, CBAP, CSM, APMG Managing Benefits Project Management certification demonstrates an individual’s experience, knowledge, and skill in project management – and in many companies, it’s a requirement for new and current project managers. To achieve certification, candidates need to meet certain eligibility requirements and pass a certification exam developed by a

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Preparing Youth for the 21st Century Labor Market

By Donna Weber, Project Management Institute Educational Foundation Last month, I read an insightful blog entry by Betsy Brand, entitled Skills Needed for High Growth, High Wage Jobs, that appeared in Dr. Michael Kerst’s Stanford – The College Puzzle Blog. The entry focused on the skills students will need in seeking high growth, high wage jobs

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