How to become a more capable and effective project manager in your organization
Being a project manager is never easy but it is one of the most sought after professions that organizations from many industries are constantly looking for. The project manager is responsible throughout the entire lifecycle of a project from initiation, planning, execution and closure. As you can imagine the tasks on hand can sometimes be too challenging for a project manager to cope with if he or she does not have the necessary skills and knowledge.
According to the Project Management Institute’s survey, organizations which are good in project management can complete 88% of their projects on time and 90% of their projects completed are within the planed budget. However, for the underperformers only 24% of their projects are completed on time and 25% of the projects completed are within the planned budget . One of the key factors that differentiates the two groups, is the training and development of project management skills.
Whether if you are an experienced or an entry-level project manager, attending project management courses can be a great way to acquire insightful knowledge to improve your project management skills and to gain globally recognized certification desired by employers. Cybiant is currently offering the project management online course bundle for that purpose. The online course bundle includes the Agile Project Management Foundation and Agile Programme Management Foundation at only RM 3,500 at a limited time only.
Agile’s influence on the project management industry continues to rise at pace. More organizations and project professionals are embracing agile tools and frameworks as they aim to increase the success their projects. In the first of the bundle course the Agile Project Management Foundation, you will learn some of the key Agile management ways such as adapt and lead change in a productive and cost effective way without compromising quality, learn how to adapt quickly to market changes, understand the different management styles needed for successful Agile projects implementation and lastly learn about the integration of AgilePM and PRINCE2®.
The second course Agile Programme Management Foundation is a natural next step for project managers who are looking to take their career to the next level. Program management often can be more challenging as it involves the management of multiple interrelated projects, which sometimes also includes managing the project managers and the team to ensure the entire program can deliver the expected outcomes and benefits. Therefore, in this course you will learn to utilize agile methodologies to encourage successful programme delivery, also learn how to assist the organization in achieving transformational change faster, at lower cost and risk and last but not least, learn how to actively promote trust and close cooperation between stakeholders.
The combination of knowledge of the two courses provides the key fundamentals of Agile approach in project management which can help to improve your overall project management skills and enhance your credibility as a project manager. Furthermore, once you have passed the exams you will also be awarded with the Agile Programme Management Foundation and Agile Project Management Foundation certifications from APMG international. Therefore, If you are planning to jumpstart your career as a project manager or to broaden your knowledge in project management, this is one of the most affordable and effective ways to do so.