Acquiring the Project Management Professional, PMP Certification is a challenge. It calls for
a very strong commitment to cover the syllabus fuelled by a deep seated desire to pass the
exam and above all, excellent exam question answering skills.
At some point of your career, you may want to consider validating your vast experience in past projects conducted by getting some sort of project management certification. One of the most sought after and widely recognised certification worldwide project management certification is The Project management Professional (PMP)® certification, administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
What Is PMI® and the PMP®?
In 1969, the Project Management Institute (PMI)® was founded “to provide a means for project managers to associate, share information, and discuss common problems.” PMI® is now the leading non-profit membership association for the profession of project management and has grown to become a resource for 2.9 million professionals worldwide.
The emergence of scrum as an alternative approach to managing projects has been bewildering. It started off as a methodology suited primarily for the IT industry but has now been touted as the mainstay of project management in an increasingly turbulent business environment. So what is “scrum” and why is it gaining such rapid popularity? This article aims to shed some light towards answering this question.