- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Program Management Professional (PgMP)
- Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
- Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)
- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
- Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
- Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
An internationally recognized expert in project management, Belinda Goodrich is an educator and business professional with over three decades of project management and senior leadership experience. The first woman in the world to achieve the original five PMI Project Management Credentials: Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP), Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Belinda is also a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and passed the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) exam as a participant in the pilot program.
Belinda began her career in the medical industry, providing business practice consultation to medical offices with a focus on decreasing expenses while improving patient care quality. With a demonstrated strength in identifying and streamlining inefficient processes, Belinda developed her project management capabilities and over the next decade worked as a senior project manager in the healthcare, finance, engineering, and technology sectors. Belinda was instrumental in the development of a comprehensive software development methodology employed by multiple clients. Over her career, Belinda has managed more than $700 million in project endeavors, with teams and on-site experience in more than ten countries, earning multiple recognitions and awards. Her rigorous project management maturity evaluation was rolled out to more than 500 project managers in the United States, Europe, and India.
Passionate Project Management...
In 2007, Belinda brought together her passion for project management and professional development to form PM Learning Solutions (formerly Passionate Project Management), an education and consulting firm specializing in the advancement of project managers and the project management profession. Her acclaimed Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preparation courseware is used globally and is the preferred courseware for multiple Project Management Institute chapters.A sought after speaker, Belinda travels frequently lecturing at industry events, meetings, and seminars and consulting with clients on their project management practices, approach, and methodologies. Belinda has assisted numerous companies in the development of their own methodology and has helped introduce and integrate Agile into their approach.
Belinda is the author of multiple project management courses and self-study programs for PMI certifications, including PMP, CAPM, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, and PMI-ACP. She served as the technical advisor on a soon-to-be-published book on CAPM preparation. In addition, Belinda is the author of "PMP Pocket Guide: The Ultimate PMP Exam Cheat Sheets", "PMP Exam Prep: Pass Your Exam With Confidence", "PMI-RMP Exam Prep: Pass Your Exam With Confidence", "PMI-RMP Pocket Guide: The Ultimate PMI-RMP Exam Cheat Sheets", and many more titles under development.
Belinda resides in Arizona with her husband, Devin, and their “replacement” children: three rescue dogs – Sierra, Vixie and Franki. Belinda has three grown daughters, three granddaughters, and two grandsons. She is an avid hiker and runner and is currently training for her fourth marathon.