The practice of Project Management is becoming critical to the success of many development, government and nonprofit organizations (NGOs). With reduced budgets and increased demands from donors and other stakeholders, organizations need to incorporate the tools and practices of modern project management in order to achieve the expected results. Embracing and integrating formalized project management within an organization involves more than merely completing a training program. To be successful, organizations need to support project management from the top down and create a flexible framework consisting of practices, competencies, and techniques scaled to their specific project demands. PM4DEV has a series of professional services designed for development organizations that are ready to improve the way projects are managed . Our services include:
PM4DEV is in a unique position to provide the level of expertise and knowledge to help your organization implement a successful project management practice that will increase the rate of project success. Our successful approach to project management comes from years of managing a wide variety of global program and project initiatives. Our team of consultants will help your organization identify the solution best suited to meet the specific challenges you are facing.
Earn a Development Project Management Certification in 2016
Many salary and career surveys have shown that people that hold a certification are more marketable, and more highly compensated than their non-certified colleagues. If you are considering earning a professional designation, PM4DEV offers various online courses that can give you access to earn a certification.
The certification CDPM® (Certified Development Project Management) is a
Adaptive Project Management
Adaptive Project Management is a new course that will help development professionals build their skills to a new level of confidence. You will learn the most important techniques that experienced project managers use to deal with risks, issues, communications, team conflict, and successfully monitor the project.
This course will take you through the life cycle of managing a project, from the moment a project manager is appointed to the final evaluation report. You will gain applied experience with project planning as well as managing project resources and adapting the project plans to fit the constant changes in the project environment.
Under the guidance of experience professional project manager, you will learn how to initiate, plan, implement, monitor, adapt and close a project, using the best and most common practices in project management, according to the standards set by the Project Management Institute(PMI)®. For a detailed course outline visit our ecourse page Read More...
Earn a professional certification.
Succeeding in today’s world requires professionals to constantly upgrade their skills to meet the demands from a constantly changing work environment. Budgets get smaller, deadlines get tighter, and projects get more complex, savvy professionals know that certifications are a necessity, adding certifications increase their chances of success.
Donors and organizations are demanding certified project managers because they understand the importance of strong project management discipline in delivering successful projects. Those key stakeholders associate certification with discipline. A project management certification can make a big difference in your career; whether you are just starting in the role of project manager, or have years of experience.
Earning a certificate in project management can give you benefits that range from higher potential earnings to an increased sense of confidence that comes with knowing you belong to a distinguished and respected group of project management professionals. Read more...
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Our Online Learning Environment that provides a flexible training alternative enabling the users to develop new skills when and where required, at a pace adjustable to anyone's style of learning. Our learning site has an interface that is natural, easy to navigate, and most options are self-explanatory. With a simple registration process you will have access to our courses and keep track of your progress. The site will give you a personalized view of your learning and the ability to interact with other participants.
The PM4DEV e-learning environment provides users with a range of flexible training options that will help you develop and enhance their skills in critical project management areas, fulfill ongoing professional development requirements, meet training requirements from employer/contracting organizations or schools, and build a solid foundation to undertake internationally recognized formal qualifications.
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PM4DEV is a PMI Global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) It means that our courses meet the strict criteria from the largest project management organization of the world, and that increases the value you obtain from learning at PM4DEV. Your investment in learning is secure and you can be certain that our courses have the quality you expect.
PM4DEV joins more than 1,500 R.E.P.s in more than 80 countries. These organizations include commercial training providers, academic institutions, and corporate training departments within corporations and government agencies. PM4DEV is now a Registered Education Provider (REP®) by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). R.E.P. number 3969. PM4DEV has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria, verified learning outcomes, continuous improvement of training courses based on student feedback while maintaining the highest standards of professional and ethical business practices.
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Project Budget Management is a set of processes required to ensure that the project is completed within the approved budget. This is the area that receives a lot of scrutiny during and after the project is completed. The project’s ability to manage the financial resources obtained by the organization will be a measure of the organizations probity, not only in compliance with donor’s requirements but also a measure of its efficiency.
Project Management Cycle for Development Organizations (Washington D.C. May 10-12, 2016)
Learn the processes and tools of the Adaptive Project Management Methodology (APMM). Development projects are becoming more complex and there is an increasing pressure to show results. The current traditional project management methodologies are not enough to respond to these new challenges. It is always difficult to predict how events or circumstances will evolve and impact a project. Changes in the social, economic, political environment can have significant impact on a project. Projects are designed and planned based on many assumptions, a traditional project management methodology assumes that one can predict with some certainty all the changes over time, but these assumptions are often wrong. Register now and earn your certificate in Project Management Cycle with a 20% early registration discount.