8 Things You Need to Know About PMP(r).

What is PMP(r).
PMP(r), Project Management Professional is a globally recognized and accepted certification by PMI(r). This certification validates and enhances project managers’ competences in a variety of domains.
What are the eligibility criteria for PMP(r), certification?
You must meet the following eligibility requirements to register for PMP(r).
Criteria 1:
High school diploma
5 years of experience in project managing
7500 hours of experience in project leadership/director
Criteria 2
Bachelor’s degree
3 years experience in project management, with 4500 hours as a project leader or director.
What is covered in PMP(r), certification exam?
The PMP(r), certification exam validates project management skills at every stage of the project management process. These are the main focus areas of the exam:
Initiation (13%)
Planning (24%)
Executing (31%)
Monitoring and Controlling (25%)
Closing (7%)
How do you prepare for the PMP(r).
PMI(r), approved R.E.P.s offer PMP(r). Certification trainings. Registered Education Providers are those who meet the specified quality standards for trainers and resources. The PMP(r), certification trainings, are comprehensive contact training programs that follow the PMP(r). Aspired professionals can schedule and take the Pearson VUE online exam after completing the training program. Log-in to your PMI(r) account to access the Pearson VUE portal.
What format is the PMP(r), exam?
Project Management Professional(r), a certification exam that covers 200 multiple-choice questions, can be completed online in less than 4 hours. The exam covers all five stages of project lifecycle.
What are the costs and schedules for the Project Management Professional training classes
R.E.P. Training and certification for PMP(r), in custom schedules, is available at a reasonable cost. Locate a R.E.P. Locating a R.E.P. certified training center near your location allows you to register to receive 35 hours of formal contact training in preparation for the exam. To ensure you have the most current understanding of the exam topics, training classes are combined with the guidelines in Project Management Body of Knowledge(r) Guide).
How can PMP(r), certification be maintained?
Earning professional development units (PDUs) is necessary to maintain your PMP(r), certification. PDUs are a way to ensure that your project management core competencies are current. To maintain your PMP(r), you must earn 60 PDUs in a period of three years.
How do PDUs get created?
You can check your certification handbook for a list of activities that are required to earn PDUs. There are many free ways to earn PDUs.
Take instructor-led classes or training courses in person or online
Participate in local activities and meetings related to project management
You can learn online at your own pace or via digital media
Complete self-directed reading related to your PMP(r).
Volunteer with PMI
Get to know Your Local R.E.P.
NetCom Learning is a well-respected R.E.P. NetCom Learning is a well-known R.E.P. that helps to train project management professionals(r), in the United States as well as around the world. NetCom Learning is a dedicated team of PMP(r), certified trainers with many years of experience in training across all corners of the globe. This allows professionals to excel at project management across a variety of industries.
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