San Francisco Bay Area Chapter        Project Management Institute              PMP Certification & Benefits              ...
Agenda•   Purpose of the presentation•   Introduction to PMI’s Certification Program•   What are the requirements for PMP?...
San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Website• Useful information on:   • Membership   • PMP study groups   • Certification prep ...
PMI’s Certification Program• PMI offers five certifications   – Certified Associate in Project Management     (CAPM)®   – ...
PMP Eligibility Requirements                                                                                Educational Ba...
How to Record your Experience on the Application                                                http://www.pmi.org/Certifi...
PMP Credential Process Timeline                                      http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult...
PMP Credential Fees                                        http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult Technolog...
PMP Credential Exam Information                                      http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult...
What sets PMI’s credentials apart?                                      http://www.pmi.org/Presentation to Hult Technology...
Internationally Recognized, Globally Accredited• Launched in 1984 – PMP: first designed  specifically to credential projec...
Valid and reliable ways to assess competence• PMI certification measure more  than knowledge   – Education for Eligibility...
Why should you obtain a PMI certification?• Credentialed project managers are tied to  improved project performance• 80% o...
Benefits of certificationHigher maturity organizations have better project                  performance    90%            ...
Benefits of certification• Certification indicates a baseline level of  competency, education, and experience to an  emplo...
Benefits of certification• PMP certification  consistently  ranked in top 10  for highest  paying / best  certifications  ...
Q&APresentation to Hult Technology and                                        17        Management Club
Thank youFor questions, please contact:   Myles Lawless   E-mail: pmodirector@pmi-sfbac.org   PMI SFBAC website: http://pm...
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PMP Hult International Business School 031011

  1. 1. San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Project Management Institute PMP Certification & Benefits Myles Lawless, PMP, CSM DVP Community Relations & PMO Director March 10, 2011 Presentation to Hult Technology and Management Club, Hult International Business School
  2. 2. Agenda• Purpose of the presentation• Introduction to PMI’s Certification Program• What are the requirements for PMP?• What sets PMI’s credentials apart?• What are the benefits of PMI credentials? Presentation to Hult Technology and 2 Management Club
  3. 3. San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Website• Useful information on: • Membership • PMP study groups • Certification prep courses • Certification requirements http://pmi-sfbac.org/ http://www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certificati ons/pdc_pmphandbook.ashx Presentation to Hult Technology and 3 Management Club
  4. 4. PMI’s Certification Program• PMI offers five certifications – Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® – Project Management Professional (PMP)® – PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® – PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® – Program Management Professional (PgMP)® Presentation to Hult Technology and 4 Management Club
  5. 5. PMP Eligibility Requirements Educational Background Project Management • Four-year degree Educational Experience Background Project Management Experience • Minimum 3 years / 36 Project Management months unique non- Education overlapping professional project management experience • During which at least 4500 hours spent leading PMP Eligibility Requirements & directing project tasks Project Management(All project management experience must have been accrued within the last eight consecutive years prior to application submission) Education • 35 contact hours of formal education Presentation to Hult Technology and 5 Management Club
  6. 6. How to Record your Experience on the Application http://www.pmi.org/Certification/ Presentation to Hult Technology and 6 Management Club
  7. 7. PMP Credential Process Timeline http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult Technology and 7 Management Club
  8. 8. PMP Credential Fees http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult Technology and 8 Management Club
  9. 9. PMP Credential Exam Information http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Presentation to Hult Technology and 9 Management Club
  10. 10. What sets PMI’s credentials apart? http://www.pmi.org/Presentation to Hult Technology and 10 Management Club
  11. 11. Internationally Recognized, Globally Accredited• Launched in 1984 – PMP: first designed specifically to credential project managers – PMP is also accredited under ISO 17024• 400,000+ credential holders…and growing – Credential holders in 170+ countries• Reflects project management practice established through global studies http://www.pmi.org/ Presentation to Hult Technology and 11 Management Club
  12. 12. Valid and reliable ways to assess competence• PMI certification measure more than knowledge – Education for Eligibility – Experience – Examination • (scenario-based examination) – Ethics – Education for Certification Maintenance http://www.pmi.org/ Presentation to Hult Technology and 12 Management Club
  13. 13. Why should you obtain a PMI certification?• Credentialed project managers are tied to improved project performance• 80% of high-performing projects use a credentialed project manager – Most commonly held PM certification was the PMP PricewaterhouseCoopers Insights and Trends: Current Programme and Project Management Practices (2007) Presentation to Hult Technology and 13 Management Club
  14. 14. Benefits of certificationHigher maturity organizations have better project performance 90% 82% 80% 80% 75% 73% 75% 70% 70% 64% 58% 60% 59% 60% 51% 48% 48% 50% 43% 36% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% On time On budget Scope creep Met Increase in goals/intent projects that meet goals High Meduim Low http://www.pmi.org/ Presentation to Hult Technology and 14 Management Club
  15. 15. Benefits of certification• Certification indicates a baseline level of competency, education, and experience to an employer• Certification indicates a dedication to the profession, when employers are focusing on acquisition/retention• Certification allows companies to recognize specialized practitioners http://www.pmi.org/ Presentation to Hult Technology and 15 Management Club
  16. 16. Benefits of certification• PMP certification consistently ranked in top 10 for highest paying / best certifications Presentation to Hult Technology and 16 Management Club
  17. 17. Q&APresentation to Hult Technology and 17 Management Club
  18. 18. Thank youFor questions, please contact: Myles Lawless E-mail: pmodirector@pmi-sfbac.org PMI SFBAC website: http://pmi-sfbac.org/ or E-mail PMI directly at customercare@pmi.org Presentation to Hult Technology and 18 Management Club

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