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- Ultimately, my company requested that we do so…if we are to become a certain level of project manager…So, the very honest answer is it was forced upon me.…Now, that being said, at the moment it was like…"Oh I have to go through this." But I realized then, later,…how much that gives you credibility.…Not only within other businesses here in the United States…but as I would be involved in projects in other countries,…working with people from other countries.…
There is a lot of credibility associated with that.…They're going to give you the benefit of the doubt…from the start. Now certainly once you conduct your dialogue…you have to stand on your own two feet.…But the credibility came first…as a result of the certification.…Which I realized later, was very, very valuable to me…and I coach people on that all the time.…It says ultimately it's what you say…that's going to establish that credibility permanently,…but you'll have it up front if you get the certification.…It also gives you the ability going through the exercise…
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- Advice for new project managers
- Why choose PMP® certification?
- Tracking project hours
- What is a triple-threat leader?
- Agile vs. waterfall project management
- Preventing scope creep
- Learning to say no