PMP Primer Masterclass Online Training
Shares

PMP – the world´s most sought-after Project Management Qualification

PMP is the most sought-after certification for Project Managers advises the Project Management Institute (PMI)

According to PMI Today magazine (Oct 2017 edition), there are 761,905 PMP certified professionals across the globe.

The PMP certification exam covers five areas relating to the life-cycle of a project:

  • initiating
  • planning
  • executing
  • monitoring and controlling
  • closing

The PMP Qualification applies across many industries including:

  • Construction
  • Government
  • Public Sectors
  • IT
  • Manufacturing

A Project Management Professional typical Salary

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is one of the industry’s most important certifications for project managers.

The salary of a certified PMP professional is $116,094 per year.

The PMP certification also increases earning potential. PMP certification holders earn 17 percent more than their non-certified peers according to the Project Management Salary Survey—Eighth Edition.

The PMP signifies that you understand and speak the global language of project management and in turn connects you to a community of professionals, organizations, and experts worldwide.

The exam is administered by PMI.

PMP Prerequisites

  • Secondary degree (a high school diploma, an associate’s degree, or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

Or

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

According to PMI, Project Management is among the top skill sets in-demand at organizations across the globe.

The PMP Exam

  • The exam has 200 MCQs.
  • The time allocated for the exam is 3 hours.

 

PMP Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Masterful soft skills
  • Effective Leadership Skills
  • Time-Management Skills
  • Sound Industry & Solution Knowledge
  • Conflict-Management
  • Organizational & Multi-tasking skills
  • Human Resource Management
  • Risk Management

PMP Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the certification program, you need to have enough Project management working experience.

PMP Examination Format & Cost

Examination

  • 175 scored multiple-choice questions and 25 pretest (unscored) questions that sum up to 200 questions.
  • The allotted time for the completion of the exam is 4 hours.
  • A candidate is required to write 137 correct answers to pass the exam.

PMP Exam Cost

At present, the examination fee is USD $405 for PMI member USD $555 for non-member

Pass YOUR PMP Exam At First Try HERE!

About the Author Dave Litten

David spent 25 years as a senior project manager for USA multinationals, and has deep experience in project management. He now develops a wide range of project-related downloadable video training products under the Primer and PM Mastery System brand names. In addition, David runs project management training seminars across the world, and is a prolific writer on the many topics of project management.