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PMP Certification Journal Have you tried to prepare yourself for PMP certification or exam? If so, then you share with me the opinion that most of the PMP books and guides are remarkable of hundreds of pages that are full of hard to understand complex sentences that leave you by the end of studying day dizzy and could hardly get couple of information to remember. Most of these books need you to understand the writer concept before starting to understand the PMP concepts itself. Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene approach in their Head First PMP book is considered a jump in writing about PMP. The new approach that supports each concept with illustration makes it easy for you to understand the PMP concepts and materials in short sentences and easy to understand concept. The Head First PMP covers the PMBOK guide principles and certification objectives. But in Fact, it ... (more)

Back to the Browser Wars

Rich Internet Applications used to describe desktop-like experiences, combined with live data connections to the Internet, all delivered through the Web browser. But RIAs have simultaneously broken out of the Web browser and learned to live in offline or intermittently online modes. Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR), formerly know as Apollo, is the most apparent manifestation of this trend, but it's also evident in desktop widgets, custom mobile applications, and Sun's JavaFX. The Web development community should embrace these advances with caution, however, as they may lead us back into a new recurrence of the Browser Wars, as various proprietary schemes and plugins battle for dominance. We should aim to carry the open, standards-based approaches that have always characterized the best of AJAX development into the new development beyond-the-browser. Speaker Bio: John ... (more)

Villanova University First in Market to Incorporate New PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition Into Online Project Management Programs

Further bolstering its reputation as the worldwide leader in project management education, Villanova University is making history by offering the first online programs to cover the new Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide – Fourth Edition) from the Project Management Institute (PMI®). The university’s redesigned courses give project managers a competitive edge in today’s uncertain economy, enabling them to get a head start in mastering the updated industry standards that will be featured on the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam starting in July 2009. Villanova’s Master Certificate in Applied Project Management and Master Certificate in IS/IT Project Management impart the knowledge and credentials project managers need to get ahead in today’s demanding business environment. All program participants will come away with enhanced s... (more)

TechTrain's Training Camp Designated as PMI Registered Educational Provider

PHILADELPHIA, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- TechTrain's Training Camp Division, the leading provider of accelerated information technology "boot camps," today announced that it has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project Management Institute (PMI). As a PMI Registered Educational Provider, the Training Camp has shown that the content of its Project Management Professional (PMP(R)) course is consistent with PMI standards and is taught by a qualified instructional staff. Training Camp's designation as a PMI Registered Educational Provider comes after a thorough review of the methods and materials offered during the company's accelerated PMP course. The PMP course combines lectures, hands-on lab work, and exam-focused review sessions into an intense, five-day course that is aimed at providing students with a solid foundation of k... (more)

Creative Enterprise Solutions Offers ITIL(R) Certification Courses in San Diego

SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Enterprise Solutions, LLC announced today that the company has expanded its Consulting and Training Services to include a full range of ITIL(R) certification courses in San Diego, California. "We're very excited to be bringing our ITIL(R) training courses to San Diego," said Brian Flora, Principal at Creative Enterprise Solutions, "This is definitely one of the most valuable certification paths in IT today, and we believe we can deliver real value to the San Diego business community." Starting in June, the public classes will include ITIL(R) Foundations Version 3 courses as well as bridge courses to allow those who are Version 2 certified to bring their certifications current. More advanced ITIL(R) certification courses will be offered beginning in July. Creative Enterprise Solutions provides industry leading training for IT... (more)

Creative Enterprise Solutions Expands PMP Training / Certification Courses to Sierra Vista, Arizona

SAN DIEGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Enterprise Solutions, LLC announced today that the company has expanded its consulting and training services to include the sought after Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification course in Sierra Vista, Arizona. "We're very excited to be bringing our PMP training course to Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca," said Brian Flora, Principal at Creative Enterprise Solutions. "This has been one of our most popular courses. Employers in the government / defense industry really recognize the value that a PMP Certified Project Manager delivers to the organization. Our students are not only prepared to pass the PMP exam - they learn to be better Project Managers as well." The PMP certification exam is administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Gui... (more)

Comet Solutions Adds New Senior Executives to Drive Sales and Product Delivery

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Comet Solutions(TM), Inc., a leading provider of software that enables early simulation to drive innovative product development, has announced that it has added two key executives to its management team: Gail Spangler, Director of Sales, and John Skinner, Director of Software Engineering. "The hiring of these two individuals signals a key point in the evolution of Comet Solutions," said Comet Solutions president Dan Meyer. "The company has been transformed from a technology innovator into a provider of solutions to real problems manufacturers face using simulation tools early in product design, as demonstrated by the release last fall of our first product, Comet/StructuralDynamics. Gail Spangler has proven success in driving sales and marketing at world class organizations, and John Skinner has demonstrated the ability to... (more)

Primavera(R) 25th Annual Conference Will Bring Users to Las Vegas Nov. 16-19

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Primavera 25th Annual Conference will take place November 16 - 19, 2008, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. At this year's conference, Primavera and its customers will celebrate 25 years centered on customer success. The conference is a premier forum for project managers, program managers and technology professionals to learn about the latest techniques, strategies and technologies for project, resource, program and portfolio management. Professionals in project-intensive industries will join colleagues from around the world to make contacts, collaborate and exchange ideas. At the Conference, Primavera will present its Primavera Excellence Awards to this year's champions of projects and portfolios. The awards recognize the outstanding achievements of customers in project, resource, program and portfolio mana... (more)

Vigilar's Intense School Announces New Business Training Offerings for ITIL and PMP

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 09/25/07 -- Intense School (, a Vigilar company and a leading provider of training services, today announced the availability of two new business training offerings, an ITIL Essentials Certification Boot Camp, and a PMP (Project Management Professional) Boot Camp. "Organizations continue to demand that IT take on a broader, more business focused approach to their roles," said Barry Kaufman, Director of Professional Services for Vigilar's Intense School. "Intense School is helping IT managers gain the valuable business skills they need to improve their function and elevate their stature within organizations." Both these new classes are delivered via Intense School's award-winning accelerated format, which offers certification in less time and at less cost than traditional training methods. Intense School's proprie... (more)

PMI New York Chapter Announces Buzz Aldrin to Headline at an All-Day Educational Seminar on International Project Management

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Project Management Institute New York Chapter announced that on Monday, April 10th it will be holding an all- day education seminar focusing on international project management entitled "Crossing Boundaries, International Project Management Vision, Tools, and Techniques" with Buzz Aldrin as the headline speaker. This event is intended to bring together over 300 project managers, business leaders, decision makers, members of PMI and other organizations, as well as students seeking to learn more about the field of professional project management. (Photo: ) Dr. Aldrin is the headline speaker and will discuss the story of space exploration and international cooperation followed by a Q&A session. The remainder of the seminar will include two educational tracks where participants wi... (more)

Creative Enterprise Solutions Expands PMP Certification Exam Prep Training Course Locations

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Creative Enterprise Solutions, LLC announced today that the company has enhanced its consulting and training services to include the sought after PMP(R) (Project Management Professional) Certification course in expanded locations. In addition to current offerings in Phoenix and San Diego, new locations include Washington, DC, Irvine (Orange County), Sacramento, Chicago, and Las Vegas. "The feedback from students on our PMP(R) training courses has been incredible," said Erika Flora, Principal at Creative Enterprise Solutions. "Students in this course learn through a very hands-on, workshop style approach. We work through a project together from initial selection to project closure, and it really helps to put concepts from the PMBOK Guide(R) into practical context. Our students are prepared to pass the PMP(R) Exam the first time, an... (more)