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New Knowledge Assessments at PMI

May 13, 2010 by


The Project Management Institute (PMI) has recently made three knowledge assessments available through Prometric. These assessments are based on PMI’s standards, but PMI claims that they are not meant to predict performance on their certification exams (such as the Project Management Professional (PMP®)). The three assessment areas are Project Management, Program Management, and Portfolio Management. […]

Opportunity Fairness and the PMI Code of Ethics

March 5, 2010 by


Who will get that great, new opportunity within your organization? Perhaps the daughter of the top salesman, or the young lady that was in the same sorority as the CEO? The fourth aspirational Fairness standard in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct is “4.2.4 We make opportunities equally available to […]

The Second Aspirational Responsibility Standard in the PMI Code of Ethics

February 17, 2010 by


“I wish I could, but you need someone better qualified than I for the job.” Sometimes we are asked to do things that we simply are not qualified to do. This could be for many reasons. In my case, sometimes people have misunderstood my background. I am not a clinical psychologist, yet people have asked […]

Understanding Ethics Complaints Questions on the PMP Exam

February 8, 2010 by


As stated in the last posting, even though 9% of the PMP exam is based upon the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct it is often not given enough attention. A question I often hear about the Code of Ethics concerns when it is appropriate to report ethics violations to PMI. […]

New Core Values for Project Managers

January 19, 2010 by


The Project Management Institute has unveiled its new core values. According to the January 2010 edition of PMI Today, the Core Values Review Task Team obtained feedback from stakeholders which led to 45 candidate values. The definition of core values are “essential and enduring principles guiding PMI.” From these 45 candidates, the 5 values deemed […]

What is the PMBOK®, PMI®, and PMP®?

September 18, 2009 by


PMI® (Project Management Institute) describes itself as the world’s leading non-profit project management association with over half a million members. PMI awards several certifications relating to project management, with the PMP® (Project Management Professional) certification for project managers being the most common. Those who contribute to projects, but do not lead them, may earn their […]

TAPUniversity Fall Subscription Offer and More Ways to Connect!

September 9, 2009 by


David Kohrell will be sharing about Effective Virtual Teams at the PMI Minnesota Chapter during their PDD on Friday, October 2, 2009 and about Professional and Social Networking for Results at the PMI North American Leadership Conference in Orlando on Thursday, October 8, 2009.  If you’re at either event please stop by and say hello.  […]