The 20 Best Project Management Podcasts

By PMD Staff

So you’ve explored undergraduate and graduate project management degrees. You’ve found a great industry for project managers, and you’re working on developing skills to advance your career. Where do you turn? A solid podcast can help keep you up to date on the latest trends in project management, and provide listeners with valuable insights from […]

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60+ Resources For Learning Project Management Skills Online

By PMD Staff

Whether you’re working your way up into a role specifically titled ‘project manager’ or just help with some aspects of management in your organization, project management opportunities can be found in essentially every field. These skills are often transferable between organizations, and can lead to some of the largest jumps in earnings across your lifetime […]

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A Guide to Project Management Certifications

By PMD Staff

Not everyone is cut out to be a project manager. It takes a self-motivated, organized, strategic, and diplomatic leader to successfully execute multiple projects with multiple stakeholders, all on budget and on time. For those with the skills and energy, this is a dynamic and satisfying career, and one with plenty of room at the […]

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Project Manager Aptitude Quiz

By PMD Staff

Project management involves a grab bag of interrelated (though ranging) skill sets. From helping to compare highly technical solutions, to acting as mediator between bickering parties, to opening an office in a new city, project managers need a thorough understanding of many soft skills as well as technical and managerial disciplines. While many of these […]

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A Comprehensive List of Project Management Degree Scholarships

By PMD Staff

For soon-to-be or current project managers looking to really advance their career through schooling or professional development, up-front schooling costs shouldn’t get in the way. While project management is generally a lucrative career choice and the cost of schooling is easily offset over time, no one wants to go into unnecessary debt to learn. Luckily, […]

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The 20 Best Project Management Blogs of 2018-2019

By PMD Staff

Project management blogs come in every possible style and format, from short and quippy to long and pithy, from breezy to technical, and everything in between. Which blog you follow is largely a matter of taste, but all the best project management blogs have a few things in common. A great project management blog will: […]

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The History of Project Management

By PMD Staff

The Neolithic Revolution was the period when humans transitioned from hunters and gatherers to agricultural society, which was made possible by the development of project management skills. The ability to conceive and execute plans that defer short-term gratification for greater gains in the long run has allowed humans to separate themselves as the most complex […]

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The 20 Most Common Project Manager Interview Questions

By PMD Staff

What’s the value of a great project manager? The Project Management Institute reports that in the U.S. over $122 million is wasted for every $1 billion invested due to poor project performance. Employers know that a competent project manager can make an organization’s projects run more smoothly, stick to parameters, deliver on their goals, and […]

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How to Create a Project Management Timeline

By PMD Staff

A timeline is the backbone of any project. In a field as diverse as project management, with dozens of methodologies and hundreds of industries, there are just a few tasks that are common to every enterprise. Timelines are undoubtedly one of them. Creating a project management timeline is a fundamental skill which every project manager […]

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Guide to Project Management Methodologies

By PMD Staff

If you’re new to the field of project management, you may be startled by the number of various, and often conflicting, project management methodologies. Why so many? Which are most popular? And what are project management methodologies in the first place? This brief overview highlights various historical and current methodologies. First of all, project management […]

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