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Management & Technical Resources to Learn - Actually Useful!

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Here are what we have found to be useful tutorials or other types of aids to understanding... Thank you and enjoy! Let us know if these have been helpful to you in studying for an exam or in managing your projects and career.

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The KHAN ACADEMY® micro video lectures stored on YouTube teaching math, history, healthcare, finance, and many other subjects are free and incredibly useful. Here is one short video that explains various math concepts needed for the PMP, CAPM, CBAP, CCBA and other professional certifications. https://www.khanacademy.org/math/probability/descriptive-statistics/variance_std_deviation/v/range--variance-and-standard-deviation-as-measures-of-dispersion

For New Management or any manager who is floundering or who wants to improve:

http://firstround.com/review/this-90-day-plan-turns-engineers-into-remarkable-managers/

How To Cut Down On Constant Interruptions During Your Meetings

http://info.tractioninc.com/blog/business-coaching-how-to-cut-down-on-constant-interruptions-during-your-meetings

How The Words You Speak & How You Speak Them Affect You & Others

http://www.lifehack.org/293677/how-word-choices-transform-your-mind

Business Analysis Resources

Aris Express is our favorite modeling tool, free, at least for the first level, and also has this great poster! This is the best taxonomy of simple models, as they all should be! Enjoy. http://cdn.ariscommunity.com/media/poster/aris-express-poster-21-1.pdf

Wow. These Testing Mind Maps were exactly what I could have used on dozens of projects! Great brainstorming and productivity helpers! http://apps.testinsane.com/mindmaps/
also see this fine Agile testing tutorial: http://apps.testinsane.com/mindmaps/uploads/html/Agile%20QA%20-%20Capabilities%20and%20Skills.html

PMP and other PMI Certification FAQs & Resources

Exam changes 1/11/16 http://www.pmi.org/certification/exam-changes/pmp.aspx

PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Examination Content Outline
http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/certifications/project-management-professional-exam-outline.pdf

PMI® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Handbook
http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/certifications/project-management-professional-handbook.pdf

PMI® Professional Code of Ethics http://www.pmi.org/About-Us/Ethics/Code-of-Ethics.aspx

e-SIM - Electronic Exam Simulator http://www.pmstar.com/pmp-simulator/ from PM Star, our favorite and close to the exam.

Earned Value Management (EVM)

http://www.tutorialspoint.com/earn_value_management/

www.projectlearning.net/video/ev/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news8_3_july10

http://www.projectlearning.net/video/ev2/

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Recent Blog by an African PM trainer...

http://www.pmta.co.za/blog/earned-value-management-made-simple

Critical Path sites…

http://www.tutorialspoint.com/management_concepts/critical_path_method.htm

http://www.headfirstlabs.com/PMP/criticalpath/HeadFirstPMP_CriticalPathDrill.pdf

Microsoft Project

Good MS Project software tips newsletter: MS Project Tips Newsletter/Blog and an installable tutorial (Firefox & IE only...)

http://www.projectlearning.net/project_companion_for_newsletter_subscribers.htm

Amazon.com can help you get what you need!

http://amzn.to/1L4t5nN

MIT Open Courseware - http://ocw.mit.edu

Massive Open Online Courses - mooc-list.com

Microsoft Outlook

Darrel Raynor (From our LinkedIn posting)

Thanks Rudy Rodriguez of Gruene Technology Group for this great video on productive use of Outlook... https://lnkd.in/eWNKkQq

Webinar: 5 simple ways to clean up Outlook - Office Blogs

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In this week’s webinar, we’ll show you 5 simple ways to clean up your Outlook inbox and folders so you can read and write email with less clutter. Plus we’ll show how to get rid of those emails you don’t need without losing...

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