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PMI CAPM certification is available on-lene now

PMI announces that since August, 24, 2017, the Certified Associate for Project Management (CAPM) certification is available in so-called “anywhere” mode. A candidate can pass the exam with proctor on-line supervising anywhere: at home in an office.

As CAPM is the basic level certification it is very convenient for candidates to pass it at appropriate time and location.

See details at the official PMI web-page.

PMBOK Sixth launch is on September, 6th

Cited by the pmi.org:

“The PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition will be available in print and digital formats in September 2017.

PMI members can download a free digital copy upon its release.

Translations (print and digital) in 11 additional languages will be available in October 2017.

What’s new?

A chapter on the role of the project manager.

Two renamed knowledge areas

  • Schedule Management
  • Resource Management

Four new sections in each knowledge area

  • Key Concepts
  • Trends and Emerging Practices
  • Tailoring Considerations
  • Considerations for Agile/Adaptive Environments

Greater emphasis on strategic and business knowledge, with a discussion of project management business documents.

A new section on the role of the project manager, including the PMI Talent Triangle®—technical, leadership and strategic and business management.

An appendix on agile practices.”

Our consulting and training practices renew shortly after the PMBOK new edition launches.

 

PESTEL and SWOT business analysis to improve project success

Mr. Brad Egeland posted Business analysis for project successabout implementing business analysis tools in analyzing project business case.

Implement PESTEL and SWOT analysis to estimate project goals.

 

PMP holders earn 20% more

According to a survey of almost 25000 project managers all over the world the average annual income of non-certified managers is $91000, while the PMP holders earn about $111000.

The research is available at: http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/learning/project-management-salary-survey.pdf?la=en

Five steps to improve partner profitability

1. Look at your practice areas. 

2. Focus on growth with low marginal costs. 

3. Concentrate on the cost of customer acquisition. 

4. Build recurring revenue. 

5. Raise your prices.

Read the full article by Per Werngren in the Redmond Channel Partner Magazine and gain success by following this simple and important five step strategy.

Microsoft partners (IAMCP) mentorship framework

A detailed roadmap in collaboration with Microsoft and its local subsidiaries with direct links to webpages.

Mentorship project pilot successfully finished

Thanks to our pilot participants, and join us as a mentor company for IT start-ups!

Mr. Per Werngren, the Mentorship program lead, and former IAMCP Worldwide and EMEA President:

“Dear Mentors & Mentees,

It has been a true pleasure working with you all and to oversee the birth of the IAMCP Mentorship Program. We started in October last year and the intention was to run until end of March but we extended one more month because of strong interest. But now it’s time to officially close the pilot phase.

I know that most of you have had very successful and fruitful mentorship relations which have resulted in successful outcomes. I fully recognize that some Mentors/Mentees have had less time and commitment but most of you have had great journeys.

I am empowered about the very positive feedback that you have given us. Microsoft are also very pleased that we started the program and that we had so many people participating. It’s been overwhelming to see how strong the interest has been to join and how strong the commitment has been throughout the journey.

The official goal was to help Mentees to develop increased success with cloud based business – but an unofficial goal was also to build relationships that lasts and that hopefully will result in P2P business relations. When people interact with each other business happens! J

Opportunities:

  1. We all love great PR and an opportunity for you is to present in the Community Hub at Microsoft Inspire in Washington D.C. this summer. In case you are interested, please fill out the attached form and send it to me.
  2. The other opportunity is that please tell me about the success that you have achieved as a Mentee thanks to the work with your Mentor. Please send me a few lines about your success and this might result, with your permission, that Microsoft’s PR agency will reach out to you in order to capture your story in a case study to be released at Inspire.

I want to thank you all for being part of this historic IAMCP Mentorship Program where partners help each other. I also want to say a big thank you to Lucy Sutton that has been helping me to run this program – she has been just amazing!

Warm regards, Per”