Category Archives: Professional Development

Balancing Comprehensiveness and Comprehensibility

I enjoy writing. This statement likely doesn’t come as much of a surprise, seeing as I started, and have attempted to maintain, a blog since the beginning of the year (with mixed success). Given my choice of profession, it is … Continue reading

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Making Your Network…Work

Recently, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to witness several strong examples of the positive impact that real, strategic networking can have.  Being a part of these particular examples got me thinking a bit more about networking and what it truly means in … Continue reading

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Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Exam – Background and Resources

In my last post, I wrote about the credentialing process that I went through in order to fill a perceived gap in my undergraduate curriculum (formal project management). While my undergraduate degrees in Finance and Economics covered many foundational topics, … Continue reading

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Project Management Credentials

As a young professional, one of the first gaps I found in my undergraduate learning was formal project management.  College coursework, primarily the group projects, offered ample opportunities to gain project management experience; however, as could be expected from a … Continue reading

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The Value of Professional Credentials

I recently received some great news.  After several months of studying, four gruelling exam hours and six weeks of waiting…I learned that I passed Part I (of II) of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Exam. Since I was quite excited … Continue reading

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