You’ve finally earned your spot among the few elite Project Management Professionals, and your PMP training and hard work have finally paid off. You’re all set, right? Well, not quite …
As the adage suggests, ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ And for those in project management – which has specific certification requirements and renewals – you likely know this to be all too true.
Because in an industry that is constantly evolving, it’s never proven more critical to expand skills in order to enhance the quality of the services project managers provide. Certification renewal requirements – as cumbersome as they may often feel – are designed to encourage continuing professional education through courses and other activities that help serve clients more effectively.
The Project Management Institute has published the sixth edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOKⓇ Guide), an exhaustive best-practices guide for professionals overseeing projects and initiatives.
PMI believes that PMPs should always be up-to-date with the changes and best practices being used by project managers around the world – which is why there’s a PMP certification renewal process. So every three years from the time of certification, PMPs are required to make a PMP certification renewal in order to maintain a ‘PMP with good standing’ status.
Exam updates help keep certifications current with the evolving state of the project management profession, and are updated in two circumstances:
The questions are written by active project management professionals and reflect the latest information and best practices.
The following updates can be expected:
Here are five critical updates included in the PMBOKⓇ Guide – Sixth Edition that every project manager should know and understand:
While technical skills are core to project and program management, PMI research suggests they’re not enough in today’s increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace.
RedVector has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and helps PMPs plan, manage and control projects and resources to exceed customer expectations.
When organizations focus on all three areas of the PMI’s Talent Triangle™ – a combination of technical, leadership, and strategic business management expertise — 40 percent more of their projects meet their goals with competencies that can support long-range strategic objectives that contribute to the bottom line.
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