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PMP Certification

Discussion in 'Mayberry Lounge' started by SwamiLeoni, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. SwamiLeoni

    SwamiLeoni Silver Belt

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    Hey guys,

    I work for a large firm as an auditor for Company/Customer property. Basically I go out and audit manufacturing facilities to ensure compliance. I’ve been reading about a Project Management School that my company will send me to and I’m wondering if any of you have ever taken any sort of Project Management classes. I work primarily in a project management functional role and I’m really interested in the program.

    Aside from the practical benefits I’ll gain from the courses, how good does it look on a resume? Is the PMP exam difficult? How do you hiring managers look at it?

    Any firsthand knowledge would be appreciated.
     
  2. SpiderCrawl

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    You're a muthafuckin P.M.P
     
  3. Dusty Rhodes

    Dusty Rhodes Where muh thweet THAFFIRE?

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    Fatchops Eagerly awaiting the Abyss

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    akimbo187 Purple Belt

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    I have a PMP designation (engineering background), and it makes a difference! A project involves a lot of different pieces put together, that work in a functional/efficient manner, and that's where the PM comes into play. We're moving to a project based economy, whether manufacturing, construction, resources, software, etc.
     
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  6. Rob Battisti

    Rob Battisti HR for HR

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    PMP is difficult definitely study up! There is a whole pre PMP set of books you can read which lay out the basics before getting into the meat. I'd suggest that first
     
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  7. SwamiLeoni

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    I couldn't agree more. My degree isn't technical but my position is. I work for an Aerospace company and Project Managers are a dime a dozen here. Can't hurt at all.

    What books would you recommend?
     
  8. JSN

    JSN choo-CHOO! Yellow Card

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  9. MASShole

    MASShole Get it?

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    Do it. PMP means a lot.
     
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