Project Management Resources
Updated List of the Most Reputable Resources for Project Managers in 2017
Updated List of Online Resources for Project Managers
Every year the PM team here at Nuvro compiles the most reputable courses, books, communities, blogs and publications to help further the careers of project mangers around the world. Anyone working in this field can attest to the daily challenge, despite how simple and straight-forward managing projects may appear to be. It’s because of this that so many professional resources are available online. The problem, however, is the sheer volume of material can make it unnecessarily difficult to find those which are reputable, relevant and active. We here at Nuvro attempt to solve this problem by keeping this comprehensive list of resources updated and organized, so that you can easily find what you need.
“Operations keeps the lights on, strategy provides a light at the end of the tunnel, but project management is the train engine that moves the organization forward.” – Joy Gumz
Essentials of Project Management
This online, self-paced course will benefit anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of managing projects, with a focus on preparing for the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credential exam.
Project Management Fundamentals
In this six-week course, an experienced Project Management Professional will help you master the essentials of project management. You’ll become an indispensable member of your project team by discovering and mastering the critical concepts you need to plan, implement, control, and close any type of project.
Beginning Project Management
This course examines the absolute basics of project management. It will explore the big picture of project management and the project management life cycle. You’ll finish this course with a great grasp of what project management is, what your roles and responsibilities as a project manager will be, and how to move forward in your career as a project manager.
Managing Resources Across Project Teams
This course is for program managers and project managers who are managing more than one project. Learn exactly what a resource is, how to prioritize projects based on resource availability, and how to get the people you want to work on your projects.
Free Online PM Certification
This online course is aimed at people interested in IT project management and builds on other business and IT courses. Every project manager needs to know the various phases and project management software and tools available do the job properly. This free course will identify these phases and tools, enabling you to successfully manage any project.
Cybrary Project Management Professional
This free online PMP training course educates on how to initiate, plan and manage a project, as well as the process behind analyzing risk, monitoring and controlling project contracts and how to develop schedules and budgets.
edX Introduction to Project Management
This is an ideal course if you need to know the fundamentals of managing projects at work or at home, while not necessarily being a formally trained project manager. It is also suitable if you are considering undertaking a project in the near future and are seeking to learn and apply essential project management knowledge and skills.
Simplilearn PMP Certification
This project management training course equips professionals with the knowledge and discipline required to effectively plan, manage, execute, and control projects regardless of industry. You’ll learn all about the most popular project management methodologies that help organizations deliver successful projects.
Business Acumen for Project Managers
This course will help you learn core strategic and business management skills that can help to bolster your business acumen. Learn how to align your projects with the larger purpose of your organization
Knowledgehut PMP Certification
This blended learning program equips you with the right information required to ace the PMP and CAPM exams, and is based on the principles that are outlined in the PMBOK Guide. Enhance your competence and knowledge in Project management techniques, and establish your ability to handle complex project challenges with confidence.
Self-Paced Project Management Certification Course
This self-paced online project management certificate program is available 24/7 and aligns with PMI‘s PMBOK Guide. Taking this program will help prepare you for the PMP exam and will also provide you with the same quality content as traditional classroom programs.
Project Management Academy
This course is intended for people who want to obtain their PMP or CAPM certification. PMI requires you to prove you have 3+ years working as a project manager and 35 contact hours of project management education. This online PMP certification training course is designed to help you earn your PMP certificate the easy way. However, this course can be taken by anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of project management.
Free PMP Videos
Vast collection of free PMP training videos as well as online PMP courses and a free sample PMP practice test to familiarize you with the format of actual PMP exam.
Project Management Master Track
The Project Management Associate Track will help you to understand the foundational principles of project management while the Project Management Master Track attests to your commitment to, and investment in, project excellence.
Tipsographic Free Online PMP Exam Prep
A comprehensive collection of free quality resources to speed up your preparation for the PMP® exam, based on the PMBOK® Guide – 6th Edition (2017). Project management news, analysis, blogs, and tools keep you updated on what’s going on in the project management community.
“Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.” – Henry Mintzberg
Useful Project Management guidelines and success stories from real life situations. Find out the latest project management tips and trick to project success.
Project Management Institute
The world’s leading project management organization with over 450,000 Global Members and over 280 Local Chapters Internationally
Stack Exchange for Project Managers
A leading Q&A site for project managers consisting of over 4,000 questions and 12,000 answers from over 19,000 members.
A global nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the concepts of Agile software development as outlined in the Agile Manifesto.
Association for Project Management
The APM has over 23,000 individual and 570 corporate members making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. APM is the UK member of the International Project Management Association.
An established community of project managers who discuss relevant PM topics through forums and their own member blogs.
Reddit for Project Managers
This sub reddit is dedicated to project management with a focus on the software development area. It currently has over 10,000 members.
Project Management Central Forums
A community of project managers contributing to over 14,000 articles, over 1,000 pm templates and 800,000 conversations through the forum and social networking system.
PM times offers in-depth articles, blogs, whitepapers, templates, webinars and other relevant content surrounding all developments regarding project management, PMI Certification and industry events.
Intl Project Management Association
The IPMA is a federation of about 70 member associations that help develop project management competencies in their geographic areas of influence, interacting with thousands of practitioners and developing relationships with corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organizations and consulting companies.
“The P in PM is as much about People Management as it is about Project Management.” – Cornelius Fichtner
Project management thought leaders on Twitter, organized by follower count. Find more at #PMOT
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