Basics of PMP Certification


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Basics of PMP Certification

  1. 1. How to pass PMP Exam A Survival Guide
  2. 2. <ul><li>Founded in 1969 </li></ul><ul><li>Not for Profit Organization </li></ul><ul><li>250 chapters in over 70 countries </li></ul><ul><li>420,000 members and credential holders </li></ul><ul><li>Administers globally recognized certification programs including the coveted Project Management Professional (PMP) certification </li></ul><ul><li>11 global standards (including Program and Portfolio Management) </li></ul><ul><li>A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) </li></ul>About PMI
  3. 3. <ul><li>4 hours of examination </li></ul><ul><li>200 Objective type questions </li></ul><ul><li>175 questions for scoring and the rest 25 for validating future examination questions </li></ul><ul><li>4 hours of exam time </li></ul><ul><li>Additional 15 minutes for tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Exam components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiation: 11% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning: 23% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Executing: 27% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring and Controlling: 21% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closing: 9% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional and Social Responsibility: 9% </li></ul></ul>PMI PMP Certification Overview
  4. 4. <ul><li>For PMI Members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer-Based Testing : $405 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper-Based Testing : $250 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer- Based Re-examination : $275 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper-Based Re-examination : $150 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credential Renewal : $60 </li></ul></ul>Examination Fees
  5. 5. <ul><li>For Non-PMI Members: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer-Based Testing : $555 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper-Based Testing : $400 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer- Based Re-examination : $375 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paper-Based Re-examination : $300 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credential Renewal : $150 </li></ul></ul>Examination Fees
  6. 6. <ul><li>PMP certification is meant for you if: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You want to commit yourself better to Project Management profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You want to excel at your work place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You want to make yourself more saleable and marketable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You want better job prospects </li></ul></ul>Is PMP Certification yours?
  7. 7. <ul><li>As prescribed by PMI, there are two different eligibility criteria: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>High school diploma with minimum 5 years/60 months of unique and non overlapping project management experience during which at least 7500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s degree with minimum 3 years/36 months of unique and non overlapping project management experience during which 4500 hours were spent leading and directing project tasks </li></ul></ul>Checklist on PMP Eligibility Criteria and Application
  8. 8. <ul><li>Before you go on to apply for the exam: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check whether you have written your name as it appears on the identification that you are going to present </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check whether you have attached the current CV of yours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check whether you have attached all your educational testimonials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check whether you have filled up the payment information and details </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check whether you have obtained 35 hours PDUs as prescribed by PMI </li></ul></ul>Checklist on PMP Eligibility Criteria and Application
  9. 9. <ul><li>How do you go about scheduling your PMP Exam? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Better to become a PMI® Member and study PMBOK® </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare and Register online for PMP® Exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pay your examination fee once your application is approved </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schedule your convenient examination date and time </li></ul></ul>Scheduling your PMP Exam
  10. 10. <ul><li>If you would like to clear the grueling PMI PMP certification in a single go, make sure that: </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that the lectures and presentations in your training program are given by PMP certified experts from the industry </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you gain access to examination style tests and quizzes </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you have impromptu Doubt clearing session as and when you need it </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you study real case studies from industries to hone your project Management Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you form a study group like discussion forum to enhance your learning for the exam </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure that you choose a right training program from a right training provider </li></ul>Tips to pass PMP Exam
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>PMP shows your commitment to the project management profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP recognizes your knowledge, skills and abilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP reflects achievement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP leads to better earning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP leads to career opportunities and advancement </li></ul></ul>Why become a PMP?
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>PMP prepares you for greater job responsibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP improves your skills and knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP builds self-confidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP allows for greater recognition from peers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PMP enhances the profession </li></ul></ul>Why become a PMP?
  13. 13. <ul><ul><li>Thirteen (13) full fledged chapters on Project Management, which are mapped to PMBOK 4th Edition </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Three (3) full length tests on the patterns of PMP Exam </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick access to the courseware, 24x7x365 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online class with a PMP certified instructor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online chat for doubt clearance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pod casts for all the lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion Forum for peer to peer learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online testing to test your skills </li></ul></ul>Overview of Simplilearn’s unique PMP Training
  14. 14. <ul><li>Simplilearn is an online learning platform for professional certification. It lets professionals attend Live Virtual Classes from any place, i.e. your home or your office. </li></ul><ul><li>For more details, please call at +91-9880133661 or send an email at [email_address] . </li></ul>About Simplilearn
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