Why Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification?

Why Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification?

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification is one of the most respected Certifications in the Project Management Industry. The PMP® certification is globally recognized. Getting PMP® Certified is not easy and any individual with this certification is respected by everyone in the industry. This is what makes this a valuable addition to your resume if you are interested in Project Management as a Career. The PMP® certification tells your current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge, which could be readily applied at the workplace.

A person with a PMP® Certification represents the fact that, he/she is an established project manager and has the experience and expertise to manage projects effectively and make them a success.

What is Project Management Institute (PMI)®?

Project Management Institute (PMI)® is a globally recognized not-for-profit institute for project management credentials including Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification exams.PMI has delivered value for more than 2.9 million professionals in the project, program and portfolio management profession.

What is the procedure for getting PMP® certified?

To become PMP® certified, candidates need to submit PMP® application online or get a printable application form from pmi.org. PMI® reviews the application and candidates need to submit PMI® audit materials including supporting documents once their application is accepted within 90 days. They can then attend the exam and the name of pass candidates is displayed on the PMI® website within few days. The PMP® certificate is delivered to you within 4 weeks.

How to prepare for the PMP® certification exam?

To prepare for the PMP® certification exam, candidates can enroll for training with R.E.Ps. ProThoughts is a global R.E.P. for PMP® and provides classroom Training. The training includes practice tests, and hardcopy of the courseware for extensive study.

How many study hours are required to PMP® preparation?

35 hours or more on an average is required to complete preparation for PMP®.

Which study guides are recommended for PMP® preparation?

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) The Standard for Program Management, The Standard for Portfolio Management and OPM3® are the most recommended study guides for PMP®.

How long will the PMI® take to process the PMP® application form?

PMI takes 5 days to review online PMP® forms, 10 days to review paper PMP® forms submitted by the individuals and 20 days to review paper PMP® forms submitted by the corporations.

How long is PMP® Certificate valid for?

PMP® certification is valid for 3 years.

What are the PMP®-PDUs?

For PMP® certification, you are required to adhere to the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program and must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every 3 years towards maintaining your credential.

What are the Requirements for the PMP® Certification?

PMP® Certification Requirements.

High school diploma, associate degree, or the global equivalent with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

OR

A four-year degree (bachelor degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

This is basic PMP® eligibility requirements, please contact us or send Quick Enquiry for further details.

Is ProThoughts a Registered Education Provider (REP) for PMI®?

Yes, ProThoughts is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) for PMI® certification with the REP ID 4032.

What is PMI® ID and how can I find it?

PMI ID number, also known as your Member ID is used to report PDUs and you will receive your PMI® ID number when you apply for the credential exam or when you first become a PMI® member.

Can the PMP® exam results be checked online?

Yes, you can check the results online. The results are updated after 24 to 48 hours and you will receive a confirmation email as well.

Can the PMP® exam results be checked online?

Yes, you can check the results online. The results are updated after 24 to 48 hours and you will receive a confirmation email as well.

If you’re unemployed are you eligible for PMP® certification?

Yes, you will be eligible for PMP® certification. Being employed at the time of application submission is not an eligibility criterion.

What are ITTOs with respect to PMP® certification?

Input, Tools & Techniques, and Output (ITTO) of the Project Management Institute PMI®, Inc., 2013- 5th Edition defines

How often is the Project Management Institute PMI®, Inc. Guide revised?

PMI® revises the Project Management Institute, Inc. Guide every 4 years.

What is the policy for refunding the PMP® exam fees?

If you do not pass the PMP® application audit, PMI® will deduct $100 from your application fee and no refund is given if you do not clear the exam.

Will PMI® provide percentage of distribution of the PMP® exam questions across all the knowledge areas?

No, PMI® does not provide percentage of distribution of the PMP® exam questions across all the knowledge areas.