One of the primary reasons the PMP qualification is so different from any other project management courses is that experience in project management is a requirement before taking the exam. The PMI states that every PMP student needs to have at least 5-years’ experience in leading projects (if you have a degree then you only need 3-years’ experience), before taking the PMP exam.
The reason for this is to ensure that only the most experienced project managers can have this certification, making it a valuable qualification to have on your CV. After completing the exam, you will be eligible to have the letters PMP after your name.
As well as this, PMI has many communities around the world, called chapters, whose primary goal is to improve project management. These communities will help you with project delivery, templates, and once you succeed in the exam, the chapters can help you gain the 60 professional development units (PDUs) that are needed for you to maintain your PMP credentials.
Requirements for the course
There are no requirements to enrol on this course.
Requirements for the exam
As stated, you will need 5-years experience in project management or 3-years of experience for those with a degree. It is also necessary that you take a 35-hour project management course before taking the exam. Our course qualifies for this.
Earning your PMP qualification will not only help you embark on a career in senior project management, but you will also become a licenced Project Manager, helping your earning potential increase by up to 25%.
You will also benefit from:
We have found virtual classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an ‘Exam Pass Guarantee’, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.
All we ask is that you:
Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the re-sit exam this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.
PMI, Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Professional, PMP, and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.
Earning your PMP qualification is an essential step to improving your knowledge and skills in Project Management and helping you work towards a senior Project Management job role, such as a Project Manager.
Those with a PMP qualification earn on average 25% more than those who are not qualified.
On average, those with a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification earn £48k per year, with those on the higher end of the scale earning more than £80k per year.
After completing this course, students typically work as:
Our PMP courses have many advantages, including:
Over the five-day exam preparation course, you will cover each of the 49 processes of the certification and discuss the breakdown of each of these into ITTOs: Inputs, Tools and Techniques and Outputs.
This is achieved across five project phases:
The five phases span ten knowledge or subject areas, which are generally performed in the delivery of a project. These are the areas of:
In addition to this, we will also discuss trends and emerging practices within the profession of project management, how to tailor the sixth edition to suit the needs of your organisation and considerations for organisations that are more agile in terms of their project delivery.
Exam Format –Multiple-choice.
Duration – 4 hours.
Number of questions – 200.
The PMP exam aims to test your knowledge across a range of domains (outlined below) and cross-cutting skills and techniques, including:
Domain and weighting
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