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How long will be 5th edition of PMBOK be basis for PMP certification

As many PM training portals say, PMBOKĀ® Guide Sixth Edition is going to be released in Q3'17 (Jun-Aug 2017), and PMP Exam update to PMBOKĀ® Guide 6 will happen in Q1 of 2018. https://www.project-...
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As a Project Manager how do I evaluate a Six Sigma certification course?

For the most part I don't feel like employers recognize one six sigma certification over another. Most people who work in Quality Standards get certified through their employer and those employers ...
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As a Project Manager how do I evaluate a Six Sigma certification course?

There are some levels of Six Sigma: Green belt - foundation level in Six sigma. I suppose you are taking first level of Six Sigma, so you are looking for Green belt certification. Black belt Master ...
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Is there a significant difference between PSM 1 and PSM 2

Okay switching this to an answer. As you mentioned PSM I and PSM II have the same subject matter and syllabus, and with the recent change to PSM II it does not have essay questions any longer. The ...
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Can I apply for PMP without experiences in all processes? What are the requirements for obtaining these certifications?

There are only 2 requirements to appear for PMP exam- Project Management Experience 35 hours of Project Management Education Regarding Project Management Experience - You need 4500 hrs of experience ...
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What PM certifications are worthwhile acquiring?

I don't know the answer to your question but I can advise you how to find the answer. Look at the advertisements for the jobs to which you are applying and see what certificates they "prefer" or "...
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Scrum certification for Release manager managing agile releases

Basically I'm into release management, driving the day to day activities of a software release from end-to-end. My primary role and responsibility includes coordinating with interfaces to set up test ...
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Scrum certification for Release manager managing agile releases

Scrum.org focuses more on delivery of software and the material reflects this. In the interests of fairness I should point out that I am a licenced PST, and that the Scrum Alliance also have similar ...
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Scrum certification for Release manager managing agile releases

The CSM Certification is a good start for just about anyone involved in Scrum/Agile -- its goal is to give everyone a solid foundation in the principles of the framework. I think that would probably ...
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Where can I find PSM resources outside of the Scrum Guide?

Scrum.org provides a Learning Path for Scrum Masters. It links to videos, blogs, books and other helpful things to help you prepare. The PSM assessment is pretty strict on the Scrum Guide's guidance ...
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Can organizational trainings (Classroom and Web-based) be considered for Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) of PMP?

You should load any and all types of training you receive during your three years as it relates to project management and be as descriptive as you can in the tool. For example, I believe the tools ...
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SCRUM certification in UK, for Australia?

OK, so having been in slightly a similar situation, I would advise you go for PSM I and if you are up for it, maybe even PSM II or one of the other certifications offered by Scrum.org. These are all ...
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How long will be 5th edition of PMBOK be basis for PMP certification

The switching date will be March 26th 2018
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What to know about PMD Pro vs PMP

PMD Pro (Project Management for Development Professionals) was developed in partnership with PM4NGOs (Project Management for NGOs), an organization dedicated to optimizing international project ...
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Is getting a Scrum Master Accredited Certification at Scrum Institute worth it?

Glad that you did your research. Looking at this site I would strongly discourage any "certification" with them. There is no single name of any renowned expert associated with that site. In fact ...
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Is getting a Scrum Master Accredited Certification at Scrum Institute worth it?

A certification, any kind of certification, is worth more when you are inexperienced and worth less and less as you gain more experience. When you are inexperienced, the knowledge you acquire from ...
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Is getting a Scrum Master Accredited Certification at Scrum Institute worth it?

Generically speaking, a certificate truly worth it if it passes two tests: 1) the process of certification is challenging enough that it filters out those who are consistently lower performers, and 2) ...
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PMP certification without having served in a management position

It is sometimes misleading to have a "manager" title without having real-life experience in project management. Even if it is not stated in your title, if you can show and materialize your past ...
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PMP certification without having served in a management position

What does not matter: - Your job title; - Whether you managed a project end-to-end; What does matter: - You had a leading/directing role; - You have experience with all five main process groups (...
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PMP certification without having served in a management position

You can find the PMP criteria on PMI's website. The criterion you seem to be struggling with is the experience one, in which PMI requires either 7,500 or 4,500 of hours (depending on your college ...
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Where can I find PSM resources outside of the Scrum Guide?

As a Professional Scrum Master, I also did my research when I was studying for the exam. My first advice is to read the and understand the scrum guide at 100%. The best and free online exam that I ...
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Best Project Management certification for international career

In my view Project Management Professional, PMP is the one you should go for
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Best Project Management certification for international career

The PMI.org certs are the most portable, in my experience. The organization has a lot of history and has most of their materials available in multiple languages. The exact certification to pursue ...
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A PMI/PMP Requirements Questions

This can be found in the PMBOK and on the PMI web site. Details may change so I will provide the link. https://www.pmi.org/certifications/process There are spreadsheet tools on the web to help ...
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Is there a significant difference between PSM 1 and PSM 2

There is no significant difference in the subject matter tested, both assess your competence regarding scrum principles and methodology. The difference is in knowledge vs understanding & practice:...
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What are the pros & cons of taking a PMP practice exam as a "pre-assessment?"

PMI does not publish its questions nor do they provide practice exams. There are a ton of PMP prep providers out there with questions of their own. Taking them when I was preparing to sit for the ...
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Is it a risk to be sitting for a latest version of a certification (like PMP) after going through classes using the previous syllabus?

It is noteworthy (in addition to the existing answers) that the current PMBOK Guide (Fifth Edition) got an appendix to cover the differences to the previous edition: Appendix X1 Fifth Edition Changes. ...
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Does a PhD degree enable one to take PMP exam?

I have a doctorate in education. I have served as a dissertation research chair supervisor for the last 8 years. I would like to use my experience as a dissertation research chair as project ...
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Does developing a software project count towards the prerequisites for PMP certification?

There are only 2 requirements - Project Management Experience 35 hours of Project Management Education Regarding Project Management Experience - You need 4500 hrs of experience if you have done 4 ...
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What does PMP Certification guarantee about a person?

PMP guarantees that the certified do have a general understanding of Project Management concepts and tools. It also guarantees that the certified is experienced with real-time projects. Know more ...
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