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May 24, 2021
PMP certification is worth it: Here’s why
*Is PMP certification worth it?* There’s no doubt that pursuing PMP certification is a significant undertaking. It’s not easy, it’s not simple, and it’s not a quick thing to do. So, you might be wondering why bother? Is it worth it? Isn’t PMP old school and not “a thing” anymore? We are here to help you think through all of this.
May 17, 2021
A Beginner’s Guide To PMP: Everything You Need To Know
*Who should get a PMP credential?* So, you’re impressed by the new analysts at work, and you noticed they have “PMP” in their signature line. But what does that mean, and do you need to get it too, whatever it is? First off, PMP stands for Project Management Professional. Someone who has earned their PMP certification has met specific education and experience requirements and has also passed an exam with the Project Management Institute or PMI. Being PMP certified means you have demonstrated a high level of skill in project management and have shown that you understand how to lead teams, successfully manage a project, and connect the dots between project and organizational strategy. Wow. No wonder you’re so impressed by the new person!
May 10, 2021
Prepare for the PMP in 10 Days
*Prepare For and Ace Your PMP Exam in Just 10 Days* So, everyone says you should take 35 hours to prepare for the PMP exam. What they don’t say is that if you’re in a time crunch, or prefer to compress your timeline, you can actually prepare effectively in just 10 days.
May 3, 2021
Best PMP Certification Training Online: Top 5 Factors To Consider
*Best PMP Certification Online* If you are searching online for the best project management certification or thinking about a career change, you might want to investigate whether it would benefit you to take the Project Management Professional® exam. You will first need to understand your future career: What qualifications will you need to become a better project manager? Will you need to attend class? What are your best options for studying to prepare for the PMP certification?
Apr 26, 2021
PMP Certification Exam: How To Prepare for the PMP Exam in 2022
*PMP Certification Exam* Studying for the PMP certification exam or any exam — whether it is a college final or the SAT — requires a great deal of preparation and diligence. However, cracking the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam is more challenging than most. Passing the PMP certification exam takes a tremendous amount of time, effort and persistence. The PMP is a widely respected professional certification offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).
Apr 19, 2021
How to Apply for the PMP Exam (2022)
*Apply for the 2022 PMP Exam* The first step to becoming PMP certified is to complete the application – even before you can take the exam. When you apply for the PMP exam, you need to show the Project Management Institute (PMI) that you’ve met the prerequisites and are ready for the exam. Basically, they’re looking for details about the experience and education you’ve already completed as a project manager.
Apr 12, 2021
PMP Certification Course: Exam Requirements, Eligibility and Costs
*PMP Certification Course* So you’ve decided to become PMP certified by taking a certification course — a great choice. Here at Brain Sensei, we can help you achieve your certification goals and take your career to the next level. However, becoming PMP certified requires a certain number of steps, and you have to do more than just pass a one-time exam. You need real-world experience and must adequately prepare before taking the PMP certification exam. If you are presently considering becoming PMP certified, here is a brief overview of the exam itself and how Brain Sensei can help you pass.
Apr 5, 2021
Taking the PMP exam? Know this first.
*Are you planning to take the PMP exam?* For many people, there are questions about the PMP exam that get in the way of taking the plunge and deciding to actually take the exam. Some are simple, like how much does it cost, and others are trickier, like how much time should I budget to prepare. The good news is we have some answers right here to help you make an informed decision and to ensure you’re ready!
Mar 29, 2021
How To Pass The CAPM Certification: The Best Online Exam Prep Tips
*CAPM Exam Prep Online* The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) is a valuable qualification that sets you apart from project management professionals. If you want to pass the CAPM certification exam, continue reading for a list of the best exam prep tips that we found online.
Mar 22, 2021
Best CAPM Exam Tips in 2022
*10 things to know when preparing for your CAPM exam* For many people, the idea of taking the CAPM exam can be a little scary and overwhelming. Not to worry: We’re going to break it down here in ten easy steps to help you feel ready.
Mar 15, 2021
A Simple Guide to CAPM Certification
*Thinking of CAPM certification?* It’s a great idea. The CAPM certification is specially designed for people interested in project management or just starting their careers in project management, as well as project team members who want to demonstrate and make official their project management knowledge. As they say right on the PMI website: “Regardless of your career stage, the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is an asset that will distinguish you in the job market and enhance your credibility and effectiveness working on — or with — project teams.”
Mar 8, 2021
PMP Course: 35 Hours of Online Education
*PMP Course Online (35 Hours)* Many professionals need project management skills to excel in their careers. Getting a Project Management Professional certification is a great way to give yourself a leg up in your career. To earn this credential, you will need to take a PMP course and pass an exam. Brain Sensei offers an online training course based on key concepts in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (or PMBOK) that guarantees you will pass your exam questions and ace your PMP application.
Mar 1, 2021
PMP Exam Prep: Self-Paced Online Course
*PMP Exam Prep Online Course* If you are ready to begin a PMP exam prep course, you will first need to understand the fundamentals of the exam and of project management in general. The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a well-known certification for project managers. This certificate is awarded and administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a non-profit membership association. The PMP credential is an excellent way to demonstrate to potential employers that you have the experience and skills needed to successfully lead projects.
Feb 22, 2021
Take the PMP Exam Online
*PMP Exam Online Flexibility: A Comprehensive Look* If you choose to take the PMP exam online, you have great flexibility and can sign up to take it any day, at any time – it’s available 24/7. When choosing this option, it’s called the “online proctored testing option” on the PMI website. Pro tip! Although the exam is online, from wherever you choose to be and at your convenience, you are required to be video monitored by a live proctor during the exam and it needs to be booked in advance.
Feb 15, 2021
PMP Training Course: Why Take It Online?
*PMP Training Course Online* Are you a project manager interested in furthering your career by taking a training course, passing the PMP exam, and earning your PMP certificate? Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute is an internationally recognized designation that can give you a leg up in the job market. If you pass the exam and obtain your PMP certificate, you show potential employers that you have the knowledge to properly plan, implement and manage a project.
Feb 8, 2021
Effective Learning with Brain Sensei: Tell Me a Story
*Do you ever wonder why many of the best teachers tell stories?* Think back to your school days where a math question was presented in the form of a short scenario. Do you remember how Sally had 10 watermelons and gave 5 to Jerry, leaving her with only 5 watermelons for herself, wondering why she might have done that or what was going on with Sally and Jerry? Or learning about the life cycle of a frog by following a tadpole named Fred on his growth into an adult frog and even to this day, hoping that Fred or his progeny are living a long and happy life. Think back to all the times you’ve had to learn anything new. How was the information presented to you?
Feb 1, 2021
Best Online Spaced Repetition System for PMP and CAPM Exams
*Evidence-Based Learning* In addition to Brain Sensei’s unique storytelling approach to best prepare project managers for the CAPM and PMP exams online, we added a Project Management Spaced Repetition System (SRS), an evidence-based learning technique, to increase the rate of learning of the project management profession’s Top 200+ frequently used terms and definitions.
Jan 25, 2021
MBA vs PMP: Is it better to get an MBA degree or a PMP credential?
*An MBA Degree vs. a PMP Credential in 2021* To advance your career, the ultimate question is: MBA vs PMP. Is it better to pursue an MBA credential or to earn the PMP certification? PayScale (2021) reported that those with an MBA earn an average annual salary of $89,854. Talent.com (2021) listed that experienced MBAs earn $74,288. Similarly, the National Association of Colleges and Employers predicted that the average starting salary for the MBA Class of 2021 at $87,966. Obviously, there are several factors that can impact the average salary. MBAs working in HR are on the low end and those in strategy are on the high end. Gender, industry, location and the school also play a factor. In general, for comparison purposes, let’s peg the average annual salary between $74K and $90K. Interestingly enough, the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Salary Survey (2020) listed the median annual salary for project managers in the US at $116K. Those with 3-5 years of experience make $90…
Jan 18, 2021
CAPM vs. PMP: Which credential is right for you?
*Which certification to pursue: CAPM or PMP?* The Project Management Institute (PMI) has several certifications available, and it might be tricky to figure out which one is right for you – but we can help! For someone interested in a project management certification, you probably think about either the more well-known PMP (Project Management Professional) or the less well-known CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management).
Jan 11, 2021
Become a Project Manager, No Experience Required: CAPM Online Course
*Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)* A career in project management can be an appealing choice for some people, though the road to get there may seem like a long one. Most people start their career by earning a professional certification, such as the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential. Among several options, one can earn the coveted designation by taking a CAPM certification online course which focuses on various knowledge areas.
Jan 4, 2021
CAPM Certification: Become a Project Manager
*CAPM Certification for Project Managers* If you are an entry-level professional looking to get ahead in your career, consider obtaining a CAPM certification. Project management offers a useful set of skills that can be applied to a multitude of careers and industries, and project managers are consistently in high demand by employers. The average salary for the occupation is $96,000, according to a Project Management Institute survey.