PMI Statistics through Nov 30, 2010

The November Project Management Institute (PMI) statistics are in.  The PMI now has over 409,159 active Project Management Professionals (PMPs) and 331,697 members. So, what’s new? It looks like November was the best month in 2010 for those getting their PMP.  The one bit of data I took note of was the PMI membership numbers.  Over the Read more about PMI Statistics through Nov 30, 2010[…]






PMPs Surpass 400,000

They did it!  The Project Management Institute (PMI) now has over 400,000 active Project Management Professionals (PMPs). Source: PMI Today When I look at the data from the last 4 years, the certification velocity has remained relatively consistent.  For the month of September, it dropped by over 1,000 from the recent average.  Still, overall PMP Read more about PMPs Surpass 400,000[…]






The PMP bubble may be about to burst

Steve Koger wrote a very insightful comment on one of my “Ask Derek” posts titled Required Experience to take the PMP.  In the post, I was trying to assist someone who wants to be a good project manager.  They want to get their PMP but they don’t have the required experience to sit for the Read more about The PMP bubble may be about to burst[…]






Sneetches and Credentials or Certifications

I’ve recently discovered a new love for reading Dr. Seuss books to my son.  I can’t help but see parallel after parallel to my every day life.  I guess if you write a good enough book, like Dr. Seuss, everyone should be able to identify.  My last post about Dr. Seuss and Green Eggs and Read more about Sneetches and Credentials or Certifications[…]