PMP and other certifications

Learn about some of the various certifications available in the market and be prepared to choose the one that best fits uour career strategy.

This playlist has 12 episodes.

  • Certification Dilemma (19 Feb 2007)

    Learn with Ricardo Vargas the certification value, objectives, difficulties and market recognition in project management. This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese version.

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  • PMP Part 1 - Eligibility (17 Mar 2008)

    In this podcast, Ricardo presents the first podcast of a series of 3 about the PMP certification. He explains the requirements of professional experience and number of hours to obtain the eligibility from PMI to take the exam.This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is...

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  • PMP Part 2 - The content of the exam (24 Mar 2008)

    In this second podcast about the PMP certification, Ricardo talks about the exam, the number of questions, how they are distributed in the exam, and also points what you should be concerned about before taking the exam.This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for...

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  • PMP Part 3 - the Day of the Exam (31 Mar 2008)

    This third and last podcast about the PMP certification. Ricardo gives tips about the day of the exam, what to take with you, how you should approach the exam and how the questions look like.This podcast was recorded only in Brazilian Portuguese. The link below is for the Brazilian Portuguese...

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  • CAPM (30 Jun 2008)

    In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the CAPM certification, the requirements for getting it, its importance and differential it brings to a professional curriculum. He also mentions that companies already recognize this certification and that many of them are demanding it as the basic...

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  • MBA and PMP (21 Jul 2008)

    In this podcast Ricardo Vargas talks about the differences between the PMP certification and a Post-graduate degree in Project Management. He explains that a PMP certification can never replace an MBA and vice versa because they are different credentials that complement each other.This podcast was...

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  • PMBOK Guide 4th Edition Process Flow (23 Nov 2009)

    In this podcast Ricardo presents the PMBOK Guide (c) 4th Edition process flow. In the flow, the 42 processes of PMBOK are organized based on the natural project flow and not by the knowledge area. The final artwork of the flow is available for free download at www.ricardo-vargas.com (download...

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  • CAPM Certification Part 2 of 2 (15 Nov 2010)

    In this second podcast of series CAPM, Ricardo talks about the test and certification process. He explains that the test has 150 questions and the CAPM credential is valid for five years, Ricardo also talks of the most knowledge areas charged in the test.

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  • PMI Agile Certification (14 Mar 2011)

    In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the new certification - PMI Agile Certification. He explains that Agile is a work philosophy based on strong collaboration of people. Ricardo also says that PMI has a set of best practices for managing projects, and the most important is choose the best to...

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  • Certification MCTS in Project 2010 (25 Jul 2011)

    In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the advantages that the Microsoft Certified Technical (Technology) Specialist certification for Project 2010 bring forth to the project manager's career when combined with other certifications such as CAPM or PMP from PMI. He explains that a professional who has...

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  • The New PMBOK® Guide 5th Edition (01 Apr 2013)

    In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the fifth edition of the PMBOK® Guide, which is the most popular reference on project management. Ricardo comments on the new features of this new version of the standard and presents his new video, showing the development of the new processes flow, that you can...

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  • Main Differences between the 4th and the 5th Edition of the PMBOK® Guide (08 Apr 2013)

    In this podcast, Ricardo talks about the main differences between the fourth and the fifth edition of the PMBOK ® Guide. He introduces the 10th knowledge area, Stakeholders, created for the fifth edition, and comments on the news in every other knowledge area, that together have a total of 47...

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