New IT-Specific PM Training

By eweek  |  Posted 2002-04-22 Print this article Print
Multiple project management outfits are coming out with targeted training and certification programs that they claim better prepare project managers to work on IT projects than do generic project management approaches. At the very least, theyre faster to get than the Project Management Institutes notoriously grueling PMP (Project Management Professional) certification. Heres whats new:
Provider Product IT Bonus
PM Solutions/Carnegie Mellon University Co-developed, IT-specific courses leading to Master PM certification to roll out in June Hands-on IT lab practicum
Center for Project Management Project Management Core Capabilities curriculum designed to prepare IT professionals for the new IT Project+ certification from CompTIA Certification candidates need only 12 months of PM experience
Project Management Institute Certified Associate in Project Management certification New cert requires about half the experience than does the PMP
IT Systems CAQ and IT Networking CAQ (Certificate of Added Qualification) New CAQs will add domain expertise to PM knowledge
Source: eWEEK reporting

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