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Should I Become an IT Project Manager?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2021 4:00:27 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in PMI, PMP, Project Management

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Getting into information technology (IT) career is an exciting choice because of the numerous paths you can take and roles you can fulfill. Progressing in an IT career can take you to many different places, and your progression may not look like anyone else’s. If you are looking to advance in this industry, IT project management is an area you should consider.

Being an IT project manager requires that you have technical skills as well as traditional business acumen, a combination that allows you to keep critical IT initiatives on track. If this sounds intriguing to you, take a closer look at what an IT project manager is, what they do, and why it’s a solid career path, especially in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.

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4 Transferable IT Skills To Achieve Career Advancement

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2019 10:31:26 AM / by Paul Ricketts posted in CCNA, CEH, PMP, Network+, Security+, A+, career advice, CAPM

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Highly skilled IT professionals are in demand. Expanding corporate need is outstripping current candidate pools, and as a result, companies are now looking for outside-the-box IT skills that are transferable across job markets and can fill expanding cyber vacancies.

IT pros, meanwhile, aren’t static in their job searches. Recent data suggests the average worker changes jobs between 10 and 15 times over the course of his/her career. The reasons vary — better pay, improved benefits, greater autonomy — but IT career advancement often depends on transferable IT skills that are in demand across multiple industries. Let’s tackle the top four.

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8 Reasons To Get PMP Certified

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 3, 2018 4:46:47 PM / by Paul Ricketts posted in PMP, Project Management

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification acts as the standard measure of competence for all project managers regardless of their industry of operation. It, therefore, follows that any individuals who are serving in project related fields such as IT and Cybersecurity would benefit significantly from formal project management training.

But why should a programmer, network engineer, or help desk technician get PMP certified? Especially if they are relatively new to the industry?

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PMP Exam Prep Tips from a Certified PMP!

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 27, 2015 1:58:01 PM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in PMP, Project Management

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PMP Exam Changing- What You Need to Know

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 12, 2015 10:05:47 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in PMI, PMP, Project Management, Uncategorized

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Advance Your Career with the PMP Certification

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 10, 2015 10:04:14 AM / by Ariana Ciancio posted in PMI, PMP, Project Management

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Are you an experienced project manager in the Washington D.C. area looking to stand out to current and prospective employers? Do you want your credentials to shine and take the spotlight? If so, the Project Management Professional Certification through PMI (Project Management Institute) is exactly what you have been searching for. The PMP certification is globally recognized in the industry and demonstrates that you have received the proper education and experience to lead and direct projects successfully. Employers can't help but be impressed by your achievements and obvious drive to succeed!

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PMP Online Training Comes to TrainACE

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 25, 2013 2:58:23 PM / by Ryan Corey posted in Online Training, PMI, PMP, Project Management

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TrainACE is proud to welcome Project Management Professional training to our extensive list of online course offerings! Learn PMP at your own speed with our new self-paced training.

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PMP Certification Changes Coming in 2013

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 16, 2013 9:12:33 AM / by Ryan Corey posted in PMI, PMP, Project Management

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers a certificate for people wanting to become a Project Management Professional (PMP). The institute, a not-for-profit professional organization, has been providing this opportunity since its creating in 1969. As with any well-credentialed professional organization, studies must be periodically completed to ensure the quality and usefulness of the services provided. Recommended for completion every 3 to 5 years, the PMI recently examined the field of project management in a Role Delineation Study (RDS). Based on this study, the PMI decided to alter the PMP exam, beginning in July 2013.

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