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9 Tools of Project Management for Beginners

Nowadays, it is not enough to be productive and execute a list of tasks in a project. There are many applications based on an approach checklist or a timeless distribution of activities. All of them are very valid, but not for the planning and execution of professional projects. For this, it is necessary to have powerful tools capable of managing complex planning and adapting to the uncertainty in the projects.Tools for the management of simple projects are very popular and well known in the management sector. However, project managers can choose software that meet their needs in a broad market of professional tools. Therefore, it is worth mentioning some very interesting applications, designed for more professional environments.If you have worked with different applications and none of them meets your expectations, here is a list of project management tools for beginners or techniques that may be of interest.ActiveCollabActiveCollab is the perfect solution for agencies, IT consultancies, and other companies that offer creative solutions to their clients. Thanks to this intuitive tool, you can spend less time organizing your tasks and those of your team and more time doing the work that matters. IceScrumIt is a good complement to other free software tools for managing tasks, and it can be integrated with other communication tools such as Slack. Some of its features include task panels, user history, issues, cloud storage, history, and solution of problems. It has a limited resource management per person but an interesting ability to group projects.iceScrum has a communication service between the members of the team through an online chat and a timeline. Its wide integration capacity increases its learning curve.SinnapsSinnaps is an online tool that automatically plans both simple and very complex projects. It is perfect for projects that require constant updates in the plans. Sinnaps uses PERT and CPM techniques to plan and prioritize tasks automatically and allows you to create different scenarios in a project to see how the planning behaves in different situations.The visualization of the projects is very intuitive and shows 'critical roads' and 'bottlenecks' easily.It is a broad software regarding functionalities, the capability of managing resources, costs, and imputations. It has an Earned Value Module (EVM) that the tool itself interprets to suggest and help the project manager to manage the projects.Among its features are the management of documents, conversations, reports, planning, portfolio management, and has complete management of roles and permissions for each project. It works as a social network, in which the user must register to be invited to projects.The most interesting is in their price plans. Its free version has no limit of users, projects or time. Almost all its functionalities are unlocked.GanttProjectIt is a free and multiplatform desktop application for programming and project management. It is very similar to Microsoft Project. It is a tool that includes Gantt diagrams and the assignment of people in the project. One of the particularities of this application is that it automatically generates a PERT diagram and a diagram of people assigned to each activity.However, Gantt Project has limited functionality and is not the best application for complex projects. Although PERT graphics do, depending on the complexity of the project, it can be too confusing for the user.GanttProject does not offer features such as cost accounting, message service or document control.TaskJugglerTaskJuggler is powerful, free, and specialized in the edition of Gantt diagrams. Task Juggler must be downloaded and installed and covers all aspects of the development of a project, from the first idea to its end. It supports elaborate financial management.The tool works with simple dependencies in the Gantt diagrams, creates a list of tasks, generates complete reports and reports the status of tasks automatically However, the extensive functionality of TaskJuggler has an ineffective user interface, based on Excel aesthetics. The user faces complex learning.It is a free application and works on Linus, Unix, Windows, and MacOS platforms.CollabtiveCollabtive offers good usability and easy management. It measures the time devoted to tasks, issues reports in PDF and Excel format, and has several plugins to extend its functions. It allows the user to carry out extensive management of milestones, projects and tasks. It also has a simple permission control and offers instant chat tools, as well as offline communication. It offers the possibility of allocating hours and contains an internal document management system.RedboothIt is a complete tool capable of managing projects and tasks. Its specialty is to manage communication among the members of each team, for which it offers its tools to chat, call and even make video conferences. It is adapted for mobile and also has a desktop version.The functionalities for planning activities allow the manual generation of very intuitive and visual Gantt diagrams, making the planning more enjoyable. However, it is limited to simple dependencies between activities. This tool is perfect for companies that organize projects in collaborative workspaces, being able to combine tasks, files, and comments. JiraThis is a software based on Scrum methodologies. With an agile and highly customizable approach, it is aimed at being an incident manager.It allows defining and following workflows predefined by the user, making it very useful for managing actions and the quality of tasks.One drawback is that you cannot change the objectives or requirements of the current iteration. Therefore, it is recommended for projects of short duration, where the probability of changes, once the iteration has started is minimal.Like most incidents management tools, its interface is less friendly and intuitive than others, and its great adaptability requires an initial learning curve. WrikeIt is an intuitive and visual tool. It is adapted for mobile, and one of its main purposes is to organize the work process and allow companies to prioritize the most important activities.Wrike allows the creation of Gantts and workload diagrams among the members of the team and has a quite extensive business social network.It is a very perceptive and easy to use application and it is ideal for collaborative environments.These are the various project management basic tools.
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9 Tools of Project Management for Beginners

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9 Tools of Project Management for Beginners

Nowadays, it is not enough to be productive and execute a list of tasks in a project. There are many applications based on an approach checklist or a timeless distribution of activities. All of them are very valid, but not for the planning and execution of professional projects. For this, it is necessary to have powerful tools capable of managing complex planning and adapting to the uncertainty in the projects.

Tools for the management of simple projects are very popular and well known in the management sector. However, project managers can choose software that meet their needs in a broad market of professional tools. Therefore, it is worth mentioning some very interesting applications, designed for more professional environments.

If you have worked with different applications and none of them meets your expectations, here is a list of project management tools for beginners or techniques that may be of interest.

ActiveCollab

ActiveCollab is the perfect solution for agencies, IT consultancies, and other companies that offer creative solutions to their clients. Thanks to this intuitive tool, you can spend less time organizing your tasks and those of your team and more time doing the work that matters. 

IceScrum

It is a good complement to other free software tools for managing tasks, and it can be integrated with other communication tools such as Slack. Some of its features include task panels, user history, issues, cloud storage, history, and solution of problems. It has a limited resource management per person but an interesting ability to group projects.

iceScrum has a communication service between the members of the team through an online chat and a timeline. Its wide integration capacity increases its learning curve.

Sinnaps

Sinnaps is an online tool that automatically plans both simple and very complex projects. It is perfect for projects that require constant updates in the plans. Sinnaps uses PERT and CPM techniques to plan and prioritize tasks automatically and allows you to create different scenarios in a project to see how the planning behaves in different situations.

The visualization of the projects is very intuitive and shows 'critical roads' and 'bottlenecks' easily.

It is a broad software regarding functionalities, the capability of managing resources, costs, and imputations. It has an Earned Value Module (EVM) that the tool itself interprets to suggest and help the project manager to manage the projects.

Among its features are the management of documents, conversations, reports, planning, portfolio management, and has complete management of roles and permissions for each project. It works as a social network, in which the user must register to be invited to projects.

The most interesting is in their price plans. Its free version has no limit of users, projects or time. Almost all its functionalities are unlocked.

GanttProject

It is a free and multiplatform desktop application for programming and project management. It is very similar to Microsoft Project. It is a tool that includes Gantt diagrams and the assignment of people in the project. One of the particularities of this application is that it automatically generates a PERT diagram and a diagram of people assigned to each activity.

However, Gantt Project has limited functionality and is not the best application for complex projects. Although PERT graphics do, depending on the complexity of the project, it can be too confusing for the user.

GanttProject does not offer features such as cost accounting, message service or document control.
Project management Gantt chart

TaskJuggler

TaskJuggler is powerful, free, and specialized in the edition of Gantt diagrams. Task Juggler must be downloaded and installed and covers all aspects of the development of a project, from the first idea to its end. It supports elaborate financial management.

The tool works with simple dependencies in the Gantt diagrams, creates a list of tasks, generates complete reports and reports the status of tasks automatically 

However, the extensive functionality of TaskJuggler has an ineffective user interface, based on Excel aesthetics. The user faces complex learning.

It is a free application and works on Linus, Unix, Windows, and MacOS platforms.

Collabtive

Collabtive offers good usability and easy management. It measures the time devoted to tasks, issues reports in PDF and Excel format, and has several plugins to extend its functions. It allows the user to carry out extensive management of milestones, projects and tasks. It also has a simple permission control and offers instant chat tools, as well as offline communication. It offers the possibility of allocating hours and contains an internal document management system.

Redbooth

It is a complete tool capable of managing projects and tasks. Its specialty is to manage communication among the members of each team, for which it offers its tools to chat, call and even make video conferences. It is adapted for mobile and also has a desktop version.

The functionalities for planning activities allow the manual generation of very intuitive and visual Gantt diagrams, making the planning more enjoyable. However, it is limited to simple dependencies between activities. 

This tool is perfect for companies that organize projects in collaborative workspaces, being able to combine tasks, files, and comments.

Redbooth

 Jira

This is a software based on Scrum methodologies. With an agile and highly customizable approach, it is aimed at being an incident manager.

It allows defining and following workflows predefined by the user, making it very useful for managing actions and the quality of tasks.

One drawback is that you cannot change the objectives or requirements of the current iteration. Therefore, it is recommended for projects of short duration, where the probability of changes, once the iteration has started is minimal.

Like most incidents management tools, its interface is less friendly and intuitive than others, and its great adaptability requires an initial learning curve.

 Wrike

It is an intuitive and visual tool. It is adapted for mobile, and one of its main purposes is to organize the work process and allow companies to prioritize the most important activities.

Wrike allows the creation of Gantts and workload diagrams among the members of the team and has a quite extensive business social network.

It is a very perceptive and easy to use application and it is ideal for collaborative environments.

These are the various project management basic tools.

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Harnil Oza

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Harnil Oza is a CEO of Hyperlink InfoSystem, one of the leading app development companies in New York, USA and India having a team of best app developers who deliver best mobile solutions mainly on Android and iOS platform. He regularly contributes his knowledge on the leading blogging sites.

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Fill the PMP® application formThe application form is divided into three sections, which are:First section: In this section, you need to provide your general information.Second section: In the next section, you need to provide your project management experience.Third section: Finally, you need to provide the details of your 35 contact hours training program in this section.Is that too much information to provide? Fret not, you can fill up the application form in multiple sittings. But you should remember that once you start filling your application form, you must complete and submit it within 90 days.You should ensure that the information provided in the PMP® application form is accurate and correct, or else, it would be very difficult for you to change the same once you submit the application. So, you should revise all the information twice before you submit it to PMI.3. Application completeness reviewThe Project Management Institute (PMI) uses email as a means to communicate all the information regarding your application status. It takes around 5 to 7 working days for PMI to complete reviewing your application once you submit it.4. Paying the examination feeOnce your application is reviewed and accepted, you receive a confirmation email from PMI. You will also be asked to make the payment for the PMP® certification exam. You need to pay $555 as an exam fee for your PMP® certification exam, but you can bring down this cost to $405 by becoming a PMI member.5. PMP® AuditA crucial stage for every PMP® aspirant is to make through the PMP® audit. However, PMI picks a small set of applicants randomly for the audit. This stage is followed by the submission of your PMP® application. Once you are selected for an audit, PMI will ask you to provide copies of certificates supporting your experience, contact hours training program information, education certificates, etc. Finally, you need to submit these documents and PMI will take approximately one week to review your documents.Once PMI is convinced with the information provided you, they will approve your application. After that, you can proceed to pay the fees for your PMP® exam.6. Schedule the PMP® examOnce you pay the examination fee, PMI will send you an eligibility code through an email. You need to use this unique code to schedule your PMP® exam through the Prometric site. You should keep in mind that you will have only one year to pass the exam from the date of receiving the code. Further, you can only take three maximum number of attempts.You should also note that you will only have 90 days to submit the documents to the PMI in order to complete the audit process. Also, your eligibility period will start from the day your audit is cleared.Schedule your PMP® exam through Prometric in 8 stepsThe easiest and quickest way to schedule your PMP® certification exam is by logging in to www.prometric.com. Once you log in, follow these steps to candidature for your exam:Step 1: Once you log in to the Prometric website, you need to choose the name of the test sponsor from the list and then you need to click on ‘Search’. Project Management Institute (PMI) is the test sponsor for the PMP® certification exam.Step 2: In the next stage you will find yourself in the PMI’s page in Prometric where you need to click on ‘SCHEDULE MY TEST’.Step 3: Once you do that, you will land on a page which gives you the option of choosing your country and state.Step 4: After choosing the country of your domicile, you will land on a page with all the information about the PMP® exam. You will find information of eligibility for PMP® exam, accommodations, documents to be carried along for the test, time of arrival to the exam center, rescheduling and cancellation policy, and online scheduling of the exam.Step 5: The next page consists of information regarding the privacy policy set by PMI for all the PMP® aspirants. Agreeing to these clauses will lead you to the next page.Step 6: You need to enter your Eligibility ID received from PMI along with the first four letters of your last name in this page.Step 7: Once the information provided by you matches, you will need to choose the date and time of your choice to appear for your PMP® certification exam. Moreover, this page will allow you to know the available options to choose the date and time of your exam.Step 8: The verification process is over once you choose your test center and provide the other additional information.How to choose the right projects for your PMP® application?Only 20% of the PMP® aspirants are selected for the PMI audit. To make it simple, you need the signatures of the stakeholders on the project description, information, and your role in the project to meet the requirements of the audit. The following points will surely prove to be helpful for you while choosing the right projects for your PMP® application:If you need to make a choice from multiple projects, it will be a wise option on your end to specify the projects and stakeholders for which you can easily acquire the formal approval when you are chosen for the audit.Another point which you should keep in mind is that you need to use PMI terminology as you are applying for a PMP® certification. Few good examples of the same are planning, lessons learned, updating business documents, and process assets.You can’t fake any information which is not accurate in your application. First, it is against the PMI code of ethics and second, if PMI finds the information to be wrong in its audit process then that is the end to your application and certification.Few things to avoid in your PMP® applicationAs mentioned above, applying for PMP® certification is a very straightforward process, but you need to consider a few dos and don’ts while filling your PMP® certification application. They are as follows:While specifying the contact information, you need to ensure the availability of someone in that location to receive your PMP® Certificate or any kind of communication received from PMI in a physical form.You need to check the availability of contact information for each project before you give the reference of the same. That’s because, if your application is picked for the audit then you have to take the signature from the reference that you state in the application as a proof of your provided information.You need to have the copies of all your education qualification certificate and have access to the certificate for your 35 contact hours. You might need these for audit too.PMI MembershipIt is highly recommended but optional for you to become a PMI member that might prove helpful for you to begin and continue with your PMP® certification journey. The following two reasons can motivate you to go ahead with your active PMI membership:As a PMI member, you will pay $405 for the PMP® certification exam, whereas, you would need to pay $555 as a non-PMI member. Getting a PMI membership will cost you $129 with a joining fee of $10. Keep visiting pmi.org for more recent information about the cost.You can maintain your PMP® certification and obtain PDUs easily with an active PMI membership.PMP® eligibility requirementYou need to meet certain eligibility criteria which have been set by PMI for all the aspirants of PMP® certification. The education and experience requirement set by PMI to sit for the PMP® certification exam are as follows:You need to have a 4-year bachelor degree along with 4500 hours of experience in leading and managing projects.If you have a high school diploma then you need to have 7500 hours of experience in leading and managing projects.Once you fulfill one of the above conditions, you need to fulfill a final prerequisite for your PMP® application which is 35 hours of PMP® training.Let’s wrap it upThe PMP® certification exam process might look a little complicated but it is a very straightforward process. You need to provide correct information about your education, experience, and training programs in order to qualify the PMI audit process. Further, you need to keep the duplicates of all the documents with you while filling your PMP® application form. And once you are selected for an audit, you can send the same documents to the PMI.This blog talks about the steps which you should follow while completing your PMP® application process along with all the steps to confirm your appointment at your nearest Prometric center. These steps will surely guide you to fill up your PMP® application form. Also, keep in mind the dos and don’ts while filling your application so as to avoid any dismay of rejection from PMI regarding your PMP® application.Wish you all the luck for your PMP® certification journey!
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