Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video On project management certifications, part of Insights from a Project Manager.
- Certifications vary.…There are some certifications that ultimately are…a testimony to the fact that you…went through a class and took a test,…and therefore you've demonstrated…you've at least been able to understand…the base tenants of what project management is about…and a particular methodology that you could apply.…Doesn't mean you have experience in managing projects.…It means that you've sat through the class…and you understand it.…Other certifications involve thousands of hours…of recorded project management experience…that have a testimony from a manager that says,…yes indeed, that's what this person has done.…
They were involved in this,…and it also involves a test as well.…Candidly, there is no real, good, quality assessment…that says this person that has this certification…is a fantastic project manager.…There's not one out there.…What it does however, for an individual,…is demonstrate, whether you go from…on end of this continuum, you know,…I took the class to I have thousands of hours…of project management experience…
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