Student Profile: Robert Hutcheson, MSc, PMP
I am a Senior Manager at a global consultancy for the pharmaceutical industry. After obtaining my Master’s degree at McGill University, I started working in medical communications, and ultimately found myself balancing medical content development with active project management. I worked with many great project managers who were PMPs, so I figured it would be a valuable credential for myself.
Student Profile: Patricia Armstrong, PMP
I am in education and teach project management to a broad range of students from across my State in Australia. I wanted to be able to provide my students with more robust learning environment so updating my own professional qualification was part of this.
Student Profile: Sue Hunt, PMP
I grew up loving the arts; music, dance, painting, home decor, etc. But somehow like many of us in Project Management I ended up working in a hospital sucked into a PM position that I didn't plan on! I knew a part of the security system fairly well so I got my first assignment as a Project Manager. I then found that I liked it very much.
Student Profile: Jessica M Barnier, PMP
I am an HR Professional at a university and have been doing projects in HR for over 6 years. After reflecting on my career, doing projects and working with people are the favorite parts of my job. In order to get more serious about my project work and to get the foundation on managing successful projects, I set out to get PMP certified.
Student Profile: Sree Madhuri V, PMP
I am the Director (Operations & Training) of Ennoble Technologies, India. I studied MBA and MA (English) and got certified in Project Management Professional (PMP)® on August 8, 2017. The success in PMP® changed my life for good.
Student Profile: Paul M Mapete, PMP
I am Paul M Mapete. I am an aircraft engineer by profession and I manage different projects in my organization. It is very important for students to read the Project Management Institute (PMI)® handbook chapter and verse and internalize preparation for the PMP exam.
Student Profile: DonnaLynn Hall, PMP
I am a computer programmer and have been in the field for 25 years. I also love volunteering and giving back to the community. I am also a full-time caregiver on top of working full-time. I have also written a book in 2010 called "A Week to Remember". I started a non-profit called "victoryfromabuse" in 2010 as well.
Student Profile: Uttam Thakur, PMP
Last 4 years I am managing projects and encounters so many ups and down and changes which feel me to get a formal certification and enhance my practical experience with a Standard practice and follow them which attract me towards PMP certification.
I started looking on Certification a Year back and I Highly recommend to go through PMBOK it give you a basic understanding and platform and a kick start. It is very clear the exam is based on PMBOK so it must be understood.
Student Profile: Leo Spychalla, PMP
30 years working in New Product Development of vehicles and components for automotive, marine, motorcycle, snowmobile, lawn & garden, LED lighting, and the railroad. I’ve realized that the principles and practices of project management are consistent no matter what product you work on. The formal knowledge and training afforded to me from PMI will help me to establish Project Management Policies and Procedures consistent with industry practice.
Student Profile: Rishi N. Khanduri, PMP
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical (Electronics & Power) Engineering & a Certified SAP-Production Planning Consultant. I have been in the Manufacturing & Information technology industry for almost 15 years now. As a Project Manager, I have lead projects for North Americas leading Beverage Manufacturing Companies.
PMP Handbook not only provides the information on your official foray into Project Management, but also gives you an approach you need to follow for your exam preparation. Reading it twice is advisable.
Student Profile: Simon Evans, PMP
I am a biomedical research scientist and have been directing grant sponsored research studies for the past decade. I spent 5 years in the Seattle biotechnology industry between receiving my bachelors degree and returning to graduate school at Oregon State University. After completing my doctorate I moved to the University of Michigan where I have spent nearly 2 decades.
Student Profile: Reginald K. Smith, PMP
After retiring from the U.S. Army, I was hired as a Field Artillery SME in support of government contracts. The projects I have led were geared towards military training, logistics and operations. I currently am employed by the Engility Corporation supporting military operations in SW Asia.
Student Profile: Mark J. Brindle, PMP
I started in the telecommunications industry right out of high school, through attending the trade school ITT. My early work was involved with the defense department contracts involving "SDI" or more famously known as "Star Wars." From there, I moved into the institutions of Higher Education.
My first education project was involved with a large communications (voice/ data switching systems) refit at Stanford University, in California. From there, I moved into a FTE position at the University of California at Berkeley (GO BEARS).
Student Profile: Neelosh Selvaraj, PMP
My background is masters in Electrical Engineering, and I have been in the Automotive industry for over 12 years, and work for a multinational company, and in Project Management role for over 4 years. I have managed projects for OEMs such as Ford Motor Company, and General Motors.
Student Profile: James McManners, PMP
I was raised in rural Arkansas, and after high school, entered the United States Air Force and was trained as an Air Conditioning Technician. Once completing my military service, I worked for GE Aerospace division as a Plant Operations mechanic. At the age of 32, I decided to move back to Arkansas and start my formal education. I received a Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Arkansas State University and an MBA from Webster University.