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PM Tools Review: Microsoft Teams

For about a year I used Microsoft Teams, first to explore usability among staff at a real estate company and then to fill a collaboration gap as the company I consulted for only licensed PM’s to use Microsoft Project Center which housed project issues, risks, and decisions. See previous post on this. I see an…

Making the most of free or low cost external resources – Trade schools

Besides a university and community colleges, trade schools are an excellent way to learn about the project management field. Trade schools often have free lectures and seminars on various topics. Often these meetings are sponsored by local groups who have additional opportunities to attend events and networking sessions. An after-hours meeting that I currently attend…

uCertify – PMP Chapters and Lessons

The PMI Project Management Book of Knowledge is a daunting 589 page framework to managing projects in general.  Besides basic project management, it covers specialized areas of projects such as what would be used in manufacturing and aerospace.  So you can see referring to it for managing a website project might become a project in…

uCertify Assessment Tools

My PMP assessment test is set for a  4-hour time limit daunting but this is the same as the real PMP exam.  The PMP exam has 200 questions of which 175 will count toward your exam.  This is a testing strategy used my many certification agencies which includes questions that don’t count toward your score. …

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Over 10 years’ experience managing projects in technology, office properties, and education. Past Bachelor of Science teacher for project management courses for certification. Routinely manage discovery, phased requirements, unplanned, and crisis projects to a successful completion.