Posts Tagged ‘PM competency’

From the Archives: The Inspired Project Teams Coaching Guide (58-pages & 5 hours of audio, NOW FREE!)

The Inspired Project Teams Coaching Guide is now FREE!! Learn more at my WORTH SHARING website.

Edited: July 26th, 2017

Free, Do-It-Yourself, Project Management Training: Upgrade Your Practical PM Skills or Study for PMP Certification

Check out this free-resource-loaded, link-filled article at my Worth Sharing website, then get cranking with your own PM Boot Camp!

Edited: June 28th, 2017

Vacation Makeover: Teach yourself Project Management with these (mostly) free materials!

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Loads of links & plenty of great free resources to help you retool! Check out the full article here.

Edited: June 28th, 2016

Recipe for a Do-It-Yourself, Hands-on Project Management Basics Class for 10 Students: Under $500!

Announcement: FREE PDF that will help you build your own PM Basics Workshop!

This FREE PDF will help you build your own PM Basics Workshop!

Edited: January 23rd, 2016

Worth a Second Look: My 10 Favorite Articles & Videos from 2015

Check out these highlights from my 2015 publications!

Check out these highlights from my 2015 publications!

Edited: December 17th, 2015

40% OFF: My New Book “Worth Sharing” AND “The Project Management Minimalist”

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Special Pricing: Labor Day Weekend ONLY!!

This Labor Day weekend, to celebrate the introduction of my new book, Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools to Help Project Managers & Their Teams*, I’m reducing the price of the ebook versions of BOTH Worth Sharing…* AND my best selling The Project Management Minimalist.* But these special prices won’t last long, so take advantage of this deal while you can! The links are below:

amazon-logo-39-px-highKindle: Worth Sharing or The PM Minimalist: $9.99 -> $5.99

barnes-&-noble-logo-29-px-high  NOOK: Worth Sharing or The PM Minimalist: $9.99 -> $5.99

kobo-logo-40-px-high Kobo (epub) version: Worth Sharing only: $9.99 -> $5.99

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* Learn more about The Project Management Minimalist collection here... or check out an infographic of Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools… here.

Edited: September 4th, 2015

An Infographic: Worth Sharing… The Book

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Click here to learn how you can get your copy or read the entire 300-page book online for free!!

Edited: September 1st, 2015

My New Book: Read all 300 pages online, for FREE!

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Just published! My new book, Worth Sharing: Essays & Tools to Help Project Managers & Their Teams, is a 300 page eclectic compilation of practical PM tools, thought-provoking PM essays and suggestions for helping individual project managers and their teams stay sane while delivering good quality finished products. It consists of 54 Chapters and hundreds of live links to additional PM resources. Most of the chapters were originally published as blog posts through my websites and have never before been released in book form. (See http://worth-sharing.net for info on all my websites, blog posts, videos, etc.) A few chapters include some important, classic excerpts from my previous books.

The book is divided into six major Parts, including:

  • Part 1: The Meaning of Project Management (3 Chapters)
  • Part 2: PM Techniques (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 3: Working with Your Team & Maintaining Your Sanity (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 4: Peace of Mind (12 Chapters) 
  • Part 5: PM Leadership and Vision (7 Chapters)
  • Part 6: Of PM Skills and How They Are Acquired (8 Chapters)

You can read the entire book (all 300 pages!) online, for free. And it’s available in paperback & all ebook formats. Get details at my Worth Sharing website!

 

Edited: July 29th, 2015

Stuck Pursuing PMP Certification? Take Firebrand Training for Free! [A Video Tour]

As regular readers of this blog know, I don’t exactly push PM newbies toward PMP (or any other commercially available) certification. In fact, in several extended essays and PDFs, I’ve tried mightily to make the case for local, do-it-yourself PM certification while providing specific, step-by-step instructions in how to do so:

Still, if your employer or clients have drunk the PMI Kool-Aid and are absolutely, positively convinced that you need their PMP stamp of approval to do your job, then you should know about Firebrand’s amazing collection of powerful, “accelerated” PMP study tools, exercises and answers. The Firebrand collection can do two important things for you:

  1. If you are undecided about pursuing PMP certification, it can help you take a very fast, efficient “deep dive” into the conceptual database that makes up the PMP certification body of content. This way you can quickly decide for yourself whether this stuff is going to be helpful to your unique PM career.
  2. If you are committed to the PMP certification path, it can serve as a well-designed set of “crib notes,” reference tools and practice exercises to speed you on your way to the certification exam.

Video Tour: Firebrand’s Free PMP Training

Below is my quick video tour of the free online training materials available at the Firebrand website to help you qualify for your PMP certification. Enjoy!

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Edited: March 21st, 2014

Do-It-Yourself PM Certification: How to Document Your Skills & Get the Credibility You’ve Earned without Jumping Through Someone Else’s Hoops

Yes. I’m serious. As someone who has helped to create PM competency lists and certifications, I think it’s time you got the inside story. And I think it’s time you certified yourself as a fully competent PM practitioner. This 16-page PDF article reveals:

  • The difference between certification and competence
  • How certifications are created
  • How certifications are sold and acquire power
  • The benefits of do-it-yourself PM certification
  • Specifically, step-by-step, how you can create your own professional-grade, thoroughly defensible PM certification
  • (Again… Yes, I’m serious. Quite serious.)

Do-It-Yourself PM Certification: How to Document Your Skills & Get the Credibility You’ve  Earned without Jumping Through Someone Else’s Hoops

(Also available in versions for the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook.)

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Edited: January 21st, 2011