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PMP® & CAPM® Overview

  1. 1. PMP ® & CAPM ® Overview By Sarath Revuri, PMP
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Know about PMI ® </li></ul><ul><li>PMI ® Family of Credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Facts about PMI ® </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of PMBoK ® Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of PMP ® & CAPM ® and certification requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Applying and Maintaining credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
  3. 3. Know about PMI ® <ul><li>The Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading professional association for those who have chosen project management careers. PMI was founded in 1969 and does outstanding work to advance the art/science and profession of Modern Project Management. </li></ul><ul><li>Two of the many significant accomplishments to the Project management profession are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PMBoK Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP Credential. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. PMI ® Family of Credentials <ul><li>Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ® </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)SM </li></ul><ul><li>PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)SM </li></ul><ul><li>Program Management Professional (PgMP) ® </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management Professional (PMP) ® </li></ul>
  5. 5. PMI ® Facts Total PMI Members 280,264 CAPM Candidates Approved for Exam 7,591 Total Active CAPM’s 5,892 Total Active PMP’s 299,751 Source: PMI today November 2008 Statistics till Sep 2008
  6. 6. Overview of PMBOK ® <ul><li>The PMBOK ® Guide is subset of the Project Management Body of Knowledge that is generally recognized as good practice. </li></ul><ul><li>The PMBOK ® Guide also provides and promotes a common lexicon for discussing, writing, and applying project management. Such a standard lexicon is an essential element of a profession. </li></ul><ul><li>The Project Management Institute uses this document as a foundational, but not the sole, project management reference for its professional development programs CAPM ® and PMP ® </li></ul> Continued…
  7. 7. Overview of PMBOK ® <ul><li>PMBOK describes the nature of project management processes in terms of the integration between the processes, the interactions within them, and the purposes they serve. These processes are aggregated into five groups, defined as the Project Management Process Groups: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiating Process Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning Process Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executing Process Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring & Controlling Process Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closing Process Group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>According to the PMBOK 3 rd Edition </li></ul><ul><li>there are 44 Processes </li></ul> Plan DO Check Act Continued…
  8. 8. Overview of PMBOK ® <ul><li>The Project management processes are distributed in to Nine Knowledge areas </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Integration Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Scope Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Time Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Cost Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Quality Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Human Resource Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Communications Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Risk Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Procurement Management </li></ul></ul> Page 70
  9. 9. Overview of PMP ® <ul><li>Initiated in 1984 </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate understanding of the knowledge and skills to lead and direct project teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources </li></ul><ul><li>PMP credential ensure that all of the aspects of the project plan are executed and that progress and variances are properly addressed and communicated. </li></ul><ul><li>They are responsible for all aspects of the project for the life of the project and not only lead and direct the project, but also oversee project team members. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Overview of CAPM® <ul><li>Initiated in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>CAPM recognizes individuals with a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes, and terminology as defined in PMBOK ® Guide </li></ul><ul><li>The CAPM credential candidate contributes to a project team as a subject matter expert and may also serve as a sponsor, facilitator, liaison, or coordinator. These project team members assume full or partial responsibility for individual project tasks in their areas of expertise (e.g., finance, marketing, legal), which may not be industry-specific, but relevant across many functional areas and industries. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Certification Requirements PMP ® CAPM ® Source: Credentials Hand Book
  12. 12. Examination Blueprint Source: Credentials Hand Book CAPM ® PMP ® No. of Scored Questions 135 175 No. of Pretest Questions 15 25 Total Examination Questions 150 200 Allotted Examination Time 3 Hours 4 Hours Score require to Pass 61%* 61%*
  13. 13. Examination Blueprint PMI Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct Source: Credentials Hand Book The CAPM examination blueprint identifies the proportion of questions from each chapter of the PMBOK® Guide—Third Edition that will appear on the examination. The PMP examination blueprint details the percentage of questions contained in each project management process group.
  14. 14. Credential Fees Source: Credentials Hand Book
  15. 15. Credential Fees Source: Credentials Hand Book
  16. 16. Study recommendation Source: Credentials Hand Book
  17. 17. Additional Resources <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>PMP Credentials Hand Book: </li></ul><ul><li>CAPM Credentials Hand Book: </li></ul><ul><li>CCR Hand Book: </li></ul><ul><li>Code of Ethics: </li></ul><ul><li>FAQ’s: </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Me: [email_address] </li></ul>
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