PMI(r) has officially informed education providers (R.E.P.’s) that:
- PMP(r) preparation courses should START upgrading to PMBOK6th since January 1st, 2018.
- Other PDU-granted courses based on PMBOK5th are valid till March, 26th, 2018 – the date when new PMBOK6th based exam takes place.
- PMP(r) exam will be still based on the same ECO, so its structure remains unchanged.
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PMP exam based on PMBOK 6th comes on March, 26th. Prior to this date the current version based on PMBOK fifth is available.
The official page at PMI website: https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/project-management-pmp/update.
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The new PMBOK sixth edition is available now.
It contains a Project management Standard and Practice Tools and Techniques.
Different project models such as waterfall, phased, iterative, and adaptive are described. The Agile practices are separated into an additional Practical Guide.
The new knowledge area – Knowledge management – expanded the Execution process group.
Time management is Schedule management now, and
Human Resource management became simply Resource management, and it covers management of all types of resources.
On Sept. 6th Prof. Zadeh had died. He was the founder of a new branch in math: the fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic theory. Very sad.
The PMI has announced the changes in PMP and other Project management certifications in connection with PMBOK Sixth is available since September, 6th.
The main change is a new chapter concerning project manager’s leadership skills: communication, team skills, business strategy understanding, and others.
Some updates concern new terminology and chapters renaming.
The exam update is announced in Q1 2018 with more strict date coming soon.
Anderson Economic Group (AEG) on behalf of the PMI provided a research on project management jobs in 10 years period up to 2027.
The 33% growth up to 88 mln job positions in project management (different roles) is forecasted with simultaneous growth of revenues to $105k annually.
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