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PMP Hult International Business School 031011


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Completed a successful speaking engagement at HULT International Business School on the requirements and benefits of PMI\'s PMP credential certification.

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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 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 Presentation to Hult Technology and 6 Management Club
  7. 7. PMP Credential Process Timeline to Hult Technology and 7 Management Club
  8. 8. PMP Credential Fees to Hult Technology and 8 Management Club
  9. 9. PMP Credential Exam Information to Hult Technology and 9 Management Club
  10. 10. What sets PMI’s credentials apart? 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 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 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 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 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: PMI SFBAC website: or E-mail PMI directly at Presentation to Hult Technology and 18 Management Club