Monthly Archives: October 2020

Student Success Story: Shannon Bennett, PMP

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      As the senior program manager at Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Shannon Bennett uses her PMP to better serve engineers and business professionals all throughout the company.     CPE: How did you begin your career in project management? Shannon: I had been in the field of engineering management for a long time (about 8 or 9 years) and was looking for a change. The project manager

What’s Next? 6 Tips for PMP Exam Day Success

You’ve finished the PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp, and your head is probably swimming with formulas, processes, and ITTOs. You are so close to the finish line, and we want to help you get there!   Here are our 6 tips for a successful PMP exam day:  1). SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION AND SCHEDULE YOUR EXAM  If you have not submitted your PMP application, you need to do so as soon as

Student Success Story: Tyler Yount, PMP

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  When Tyler Yount began his career, he had no idea that his path would lead him to become a project manager and earn the PMP certification. While working in Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke’s office, a need arose for someone to lead initiatives and services that the administration wanted to deliver or adjust. Tyler is now officially the Director of Special Projects in the office and uses his PMP

Go Lean: 12 Reasons to Get Lean Six Sigma Certified

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When you walk into your kitchen to cook dinner, you’re constantly moving, searching for the utensils and ingredients you need…and they seem to be all over the place. You’re wondering: How can I possibly have 12 different pots and pans, yet not find the ONE skillet I need? Does the painted picture sound familiar? (I can relate!) And wouldn’t more efficiency—with reduced effort—be nice? (Of course). This is where

October 2020 Healthcare Job Opportunities

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Clinical Medical Assistant Medical Assistant, Centennial Heart at Parkridge Medical Assistant, Spero Health Medical Assistant, Erlanger Certified Medical Assistant, CHI Memorial Medical Assistant, Memorial Hospital Pharmacy Tech Pharmacy Technician, CVS Health Certified Pharmacy Technician, Parkridge Medical Center Pharmacy Technician, Walgreens Certified Pharmacy Tech, Erlanger Pharmacy Technician, Walmart Medical Billing & Coding Billing Specialist, Siskin’s Children Institute Physician Coder, HCPro Physician Coder, Erlanger Coder, NHC Homecare Phlebotomy Tech Certified Phlebotomy

Student Success Story: Dale Tillman, PMP

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  By earning her PMP, Dale Tillman has crossed an item off her career bucket list. Having worked as a senior program manager at TVA for 20 years, Dale wanted to solidify her experience and knowledge through certification. To ensure she was ready for test day, Dale enrolled in UTC’s PMP Exam Prep course. CPE recently caught up with Dale to learn more about her PMP experience and what’s

How Can the Eat That Frog Method Help Me? Finding Power Through Productivity

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In the third installment of the “Finding Power Through Productivity” blog series, I decided to figure out if the “Eat That Frog” productivity method is a good fit for me. Read on to discover the pros and cons of the method and see if you’re interested in trying it (and learn about where in the WORLD the name “Eat That Frog” comes from!) And, if you find yourself wanting