Benefits of AgilePM
Importance or benefits of AgilePM®
There are lots of benefits of Agile Project Management. However, before we begin a discussion on the benefits of Agile Project Management, let’s look at what it means. Agile Project Management (AgilePM®) is one of the globally-recognized agile certifications. It was developed by Agile Business Consortium and accredited by APMG International (the exam institute). Today, over 90,000 exams have been conducted and thousands of professionals are already AgilePM-certified.
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People from different walks of life opt for AgilePM® for several reasons. For individuals, there are two major reasons for opting for the AgilePM® qualification. Firstly, to gain knowledge of agile methodology in order to do things better. Secondly, to validate their knowledge in agile.
Organizations are also not left out. One of the reasons why organizations opt for AgilePM® is to adopt and implement it as their agile framework. This helps them to manage and deliver projects that meet customers expectations. Secondly, they opt for AgilePM® to train their staff on the methodology for better productivity, effectiveness, and efficiency.
We will now discuss the benefits of AgilePM® to individuals and organizations as seen below:
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There are different reasons why individuals should opt for AgilePM qualification. Let’s take a look at a few of them.
Enhances your marketability in the labor market
With the rapid pace at which the business world is changing, there is a pressing need for successful project delivery. Delivering projects is one thing; satisfying customers is another. As a result, organizations look for individuals who have the requisite know-how of how to deliver projects that will meet customers’ expectations. AgilePM – certified professionals have the knowledge and skills needed to deliver successful projects. Consequently, AgilePM professionals are high on demand.
With a globally-recognized agile qualification, AgilePM makes you employable in different countries around the world.
Increases your earning potential
The AgilePM qualification signifies that you have what it takes to deliver successful projects in a volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environment. When you have these sought-after-for qualities by employers and would-be employers, it becomes easy to get higher pay. In other words, you will be able to increase your bargaining power and, ultimately, how much you will be paid.
Helps you understand the globally-recognized agile language
The AgilePM framework gives professionals a common language to communicate with. As a result, working with others becomes fun, while achieving better results.
Increases your confidence
The knowledge of AgilePM helps you to deliver better results. This is because you will become more aware of your actions and their impact. In other words, your level of confidence in delivering results increases significantly. Again, nothing else gives confidence as knowledge.
Enhances your leadership skills
Leadership is one of the top-rated skills today. All around the world, leaders are either shakers or shapers. Interestingly, they always get things done! Understanding AgilePM helps you to develop your leadership skills while delivering successful projects.
The following are some of the advantages or benefits of AgilePM to organizations:
In today’s world, most organizations increase their revenues when they deliver projects successfully. For instance, organizations like Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Alibaba, etc., have attained enviable heights within a short period of time. The reason for this is not far fetched. They continuously come up with new products or services through the successful delivery of projects.
When a methodical way of carrying out projects is adopted and implemented within an organization, it becomes easy to meet the expectations of customers and stakeholders. As a result, your organization will continue to deliver value to stakeholders thereby increasing revenue.
Organizations all around the world want to reduce cost. You may ask, “how can AgilePM help my organization to reduce cost?” With AgilePM you will set the right foundation for effective project delivery. In addition, the framework will help your organization avoid working haphazardly thereby reducing cost.
Increases staff productivity
According to Rick Riordan, “A wind that blows aimlessly is no good to anyone”. Having the right foundation for delivering projects requires knowledge of the AgilePM framework. Training your employees on AgilePM will help them understand and apply the framework. With this, they are able to increase their productivity and capacity to deliver more results.
Remember, ‘without knowledge, people perish!’ Knowledge is power. With AgilePM, members of staff can achieve more within a short space of time.
Puts you ahead of your competitors
It is no news that we live in a competitive world. Stakeholders’ needs change often. As a result, you need a framework that accommodates uncertainty and ambiguity. With AgilePM you are certain that you’ll continually meet customers expectations and give them that ‘Wow!’ feeling. Consequently, you will stay ahead of your competitors.
Bridges the communication gap among staff
Most people work in silos when constant communication and collaboration are not encouraged. AgilePM encourages constant communication and collaboration. With AgilePM, members of a team can communicate better and work collaboratively. As a result, teams can achieve more and thus deliver better results.
From the aforementioned benefits of taking AgilePM® for both individuals and organizations, you’ll agree with me that it is no longer a question of why opt for AgilePM®, but rather a question of how soon you want to get started. If you ask me, I will say the time to get started is now, as you cannot afford to continue depriving yourself of the benefits of Agile Project Management, be you an individual or an organization.
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