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The PMD Pro Guide provides an introductory, independent exploration of Project Management within the context of the development sector. It is intended for an audience that includes:

  • Project Managers and team members who are new to project management;
  • Project Managers and team members who are new to the development sector;
  • Development sector professionals who intend to pursue professional credentials in project management;
  • Students who are willing to develop a career in the development sector or project management;
  • Consultants/contract staff operating in the development sector.

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