PMP® Certification Training
PMP® certification is the gold standard for Project Management. The PMP course covers the latest best practices highlighted in the PMBOK Guide – 7th Edition and its alignment with the current PMP Exam Content Outline 2021. With Eduficent’s new PMP training course, you can pass the PMP® exam on the first try.
PMP Course Key Features
- A four-year undergraduate degree (Bachelor’s or global equivalent).
- A minimum of 3 years of working experience as a project manager with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects.
- 35 contact hours of formal Project Management education.
- A Secondary School Diploma (High School or global equivalent).
- A minimum of 5 years of working experience as a project manager with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects.
- 35 contact hours of formal Project Management education.
- Build A Team
- Define Team Ground Rules
- Negotiate Project Agreements
- Empower Team Members And Stakeholders
- Train Team Members And Stakeholders
- Engage And Support Virtual Teams
- Build Shared Understanding About A Project
- Determine Appropriate Project Methodology/Methods And Practices
- Plan And Manage Scope
- Plan And Manage Budget And Resources
- Plan And Manage Schedule
- Plan And Manage Quality Of Products And Deliverables
- Integrate Project Planning Activities
- Plan And Manage Procurement
- Establish Project Governance Structure
- Plan And Manage Project/Phase Closure
- Assess And Manage Risks
- Execute Project To Deliver Business Value
- Manage Communications
- Engage Stakeholders
- Create Project Artifacts
- Manage Project Changes
- Manage Project Issues
- Ensure Knowledge Transfer For Project Continuity
- Lead A Team
- Support Team Performance
- Address And Remove Impediments, Obstacles, And Blockers
- Manage Conflict
- Collaborate With Stakeholders
- Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
- Apply Emotional Intelligence To Promote Team Performance
- Manage Compliance Requirements
- Evaluate And Deliver Project Benefits And Value
- Evaluate And Address Internal And External Business Environment Changes
- Support Organizational Change
- Employ Continuous Process Improvement
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PMP® stands for Project Management Professional® Certification. This is an exam offered by PMI® (Project Management Institute, USA) for practicing Project Managers. The PMP® Exam is a globally recognized Exam that is well respected in the industry. A Certificate is issued on passing this worldwide recognized designation. There are currently about 300,000 certified PMP®s globally. Through 2020, 1.57 million new Project Management jobs will be created annually around the world, according to PMI’s Project Management Talent Gap Report.
The Project Management Institute was founded in 1969. The goal of the PMI® is continual growth and development of the Project Management discipline. PMI® initiated and implemented the PMP® exam in 1984. PMI® offers four types of services/products. These are; Project Management Professional®, Project Management Research and Standards, Project Management Professional® Development Programs, and Project Management Publications.
PMI® now offers 5 different Exams related to the discipline of Project Management. These are:
- PgMP®: Program Management Professional
- PMP®: Project Management Professional®
- CAPM®: Certified Associate Project Manager
- PMI® -SP®: PMI® Scheduling Professional
- PMI® -RMP®: PMI® Risk Management Professional
- PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
Among these, PMP® Certification is the most popular. This site focuses on PMP® Certification. PMI® provides a handbook for each of the above exams.
The certificate requires that you have at least 4,500 hours of experience in Project Management. Also, the candidate should have attended at least 35 Contact Hours of classroom training on Project Management. PMI® explains the eligibility criteria in detail in the PMP® certification handbook on the website PMI.org.
1. Attend the 35 Contact Hours Project Management Training Program.
2. We provide you with an Attendance Certificate which certifies that you have completed 35 Contact Hours of Training – This is one of the prerequisites for the PMP® Exam.
3. (Optional) Apply for your PMI® Membership online through the PMI® website – The Fee Total is $139.00 (Payments accepted through Credit Card).
4. Apply for the PMP® Exam Online through PMI® Website. Complete offline support is provided by us.
5. PMI® will send you an approval email confirming that your application has been approved (please note that it may still go through an audit process). You have a one year window, from the date of approval, to appear for the PMP® Exam. When you are ready to take the exam, return to the PMI® Website, log in with the ID and password provided to you and simply make your online payment.
6. Next is to locate a PROMETRIC CENTER near you. You can go to www.2test.com and find the nearest PROMETRIC CENTER to you. Register which day you would like to appear for the exam, along with the 4-hour time slot.
7. Finally, on Exam day, go to the PROMETRIC CENTER AND TAKE THE EXAM – RESULTS ARE GIVEN IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE EXAM. There are 200 questions out of which 25 are Pre-test Questions. Scoring will be done on only 175 questions. Questions are multiple-choice and there is no negative marking. Good Luck!
The PMP® exam is a computer-based exam conducted in Prometric Centers. The exam has 200 multiple-choice questions. Each question has exactly one correct answer. You will get 4 hours to answer questions. Most people find 4 hours to be more than sufficient time for the exam. Out of these 200 questions, 25 questions are pre-test questions. These are randomly placed throughout the exam and are used for research purposes. These questions are not evaluated while computing exam results. You will only be evaluated on the basis of 175 questions.
To pass the PMP® examination, you must answer a minimum of 106 of the 175 scored questions correctly. After you finish and submit the exam, in the Prometric Center you will immediately receive the overall mark-sheet for the exam.
No, there is no negative marking/grading. Unanswered questions are treated as wrong questions. The Exam is preceded by a 15-minute computer tutorial on the format of the exam.
After passing the exam, you will receive your PMP® certificate by mail within 6-8 weeks. Examination scores are confidential. Our Participants have a 96% pass rate on their first attempt
The exam costs $405 for PMI® members and $555 for non-members. Since the annual fee for PMI® membership is $139, it makes sense to become a member and then apply for the exam.
The program is mainly based on the PMBOK® Guide – 7th Edition. PMBOK® stands for Project Management Book of Knowledge. When you become a member of PMI®, you receive the PMBOK® Guide – 7th Edition on a CD. PMBOK® is very short and concise. Many people find it difficult to read. The current exam is based on the 7th Edition of PMBOK®. The approach that we suggest is:-
- Read one, or more, of the recommended books.
- Read The PMBOK® Guide – 6th Edition.
- Read the tutorial on preparepm.com.
- Take a few mock/simulation exams.
- Revise sections of the books and PMBOK® Guide – 6th Edition in which you are not scoring well.
When you start scoring above 80% in the mock exams, you are ready to visit a Prometric Center for the exam.
Two important tips that we would like to suggest:
- Sleep well the night before the exam. Try to get 7-8 hours of good sleep. Sounds simple but not always observed by candidates.
- After you enter the examination room, spend the first few minutes (5-10 mins) writing down key notes and formulas on a rough sheet of paper, before you actually start the exam. These notes can include Earned Value Management (EVM) and other such formulas, list of processes and their inputs, outputs, and tools and techniques. Later in the exam, these notes can act as a great quick reference guide!
The amount of time it will take you to prepare for the PMP® Certification Exam depends on how much experience you have as a Project Manager, your familiarity with PMI®’s terminology, and which books you use to prepare. Sitting for any exam is stressful, time-consuming, as well as costly, therefore, give yourself enough time to study so that you feel comfortable. We suggest that you should plan to spend a minimum of 4-8 weeks, preparing for a couple of hours every day, before taking the exam.
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