An article from a business technology site recently published the best certifications for IT professionals. In their survey across 6 job board sites, the PMI’s Project Management Professional came out on top as the credential most PM employers are looking for. There are clear, tangible benefits in having a PM certification and one of them is receiving a higher salary, according to a salary survey report. But project management is important not only in the IT world, but to many sectors and industries as well, wherever planning, scheduling, budgeting, executing and reporting are involved. ezCertifications provides quality certification training solutions for individuals and organizations.
ezCertifications is a brand of Redstone Learning, a privately held education management company with offices in New York, USA and Bangalore, India. It was formerly Celtem Knowledge Solutions until 2014. The other brands are Compliance World, which focuses on courses in governance, risk management and compliance, and Sharpen8, which focuses on technology career skills, such as Big Data analytics, cloud computing and mobile development. ezCertifications is a Global REP of the PMI, an Accredited Training Organization by APMG, and an Endorsed Education Provider by the IIBA.
ezCertifications has four delivery methods. It has traditional classroom training that uses conventional classroom teaching methods. It has a live virtual classroom training where a state-of-the-art online classroom training is led by live expert instructors, themselves PMPs, PRINCE2s, MBAs, ITILs and more. It also has online self learning where students learn through videos and webinars. It also has an ezMentor program for personal coaching and training. However, not all delivery methods are available for every course.
Project Management Courses
For PMP Training, ezCertifications offers a 4-day ezPrep classroom session conducted by faculty who are PM practitioners. It is structured around 10 knowledge areas covered in the PMBOK Guide 5th edition. The fee, which depends on date, time and place, includes for hardcopy study materials, mock exam questions, assessments through quizzes and tests, tips and techniques to pass the exam, 90 days access to online self learning, 35 contact hours/PDUs and 100 percent money-back guarantee, which of course, have terms and conditions. This training course can also be delivered through online classroom training and online self learning.
ezCertifications also offers an ezPrep PMP 2-day classroom Refresher Training program that informs about any changes on the PMBOK Guide, an overview and recap of the 5 process groups, 10 knowledge areas and 47 processes, key formulas, practice quizzes and more. It also offers a 1-day Refresher Training that helps students clarify doubts and uncertainties, identify strong and weak areas, and evaluate exam readiness.
Aside from PMP Certification Training, it also offers CAPM Certification Training, a valuable entry-level certification for project management practitioners. It is also available as 4 days classroom training, online classroom training, or online self learning. It also offers a 4-day PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner Certification Training that includes study materials, 90-day access to online self learning assessments, tips and tricks, and 45 PDUs. No information about a money-back guarantee, however, was indicated for this course.
ezCertifications also offer other courses, such as agile PMI-ACP and CSM certification trainings. Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt courses are also offered, as well as, several ITIL Foundation and Intermediate courses, TOGAF9 enterprise architecture training, CBAP, CISA, and several Big Data courses. The website takes into consideration the location of the user, so there may be differences depending on specific locations. To learn more about their training programs and courses, you can also visit their Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn page.