Project Management Professional (PMP)
The Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification is conceived and administered by the Project Management Institute(PMI®). It is an internationally recognized qualification for experienced project managers. Computer-based exams are held in South Africa.
ProjectPro® offers eLearning, 3-day, 5-day (in-house) 9-week Saturday mornings PMP preparatory workshops comprising sessions that cover the entire Project Management Body of Knowledge in-depth. Learners will find the 350 typical exam questions worked through and answers explained on the course, invaluable preparation for the exam, as it identifies the learner’s strong and weak areas of knowledge. Recommended study books and the PMI’s Information Source Guide are on display for perusal.
Global status of PMP®
The Project Management Professional (PMP®)/ Certified Associate (CAPM)® certifications by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) of the USA, is the internationally recognised project management certification. Since the inception of the PMP® in 1984 hundreds of thousands of project managers around the world have obtained this sought-after certification
Prestigious organisations such as Transnet, IBM, SAB Miller, AT&T, ABB, NCR, Siemens, CitiBank, Canadian Dept of Defence, Korean Electricity Power Corporation, etc include the PMP® in their project management career path
The PMP® is a recognised certification for project management professionals in South Africa, USA, Canada, Europe, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and many more
The PMP® computer based exam is held locally at testing Centres thoughout South Africa. The requirement to sit for the exam is 7 500 hours of working experience or a college/university/equiv. Degree plus 4 500 hours of work experience Also 35 hours of project management education is required.
The PMP® exam may be done at any approved Prometric centre in South Africa. Contact ProjectPro® for the latest entrance requirements, or visit the PMI® home page on: www.pmi.org
A PMP exam fee is payable direct to PMI® in the USA of US$405 for PMI® members or US$555 for non-members
Course content and kit
Each learner receives the 756-page PMBOK® 6th Edition, AGILE Guide, Study Guide, a comprehensive course manual, and a certificate of achievement. (Lunch and refreshments included).
One of the prerequisites to sit the PMP® exam is that 35 (PMP) hours of project management training should have been successfully undertaken at any time in the past. Many PMP® candidates have done other project management courses, which added to the 24 hours gained through ProjectPro’s PMP workshop gives more than the required 35 hours.
PMP eligibility requirements for candidates to take the exam
Candidates must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project management experience must have been gained within the last eight consecutive years prior to your application submission.
Candidates have two options:
*You should have experience in all five process groups (initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing) across all your project management experience submitted in the application. However on a single project you do not need to have experience in all five process groups.
**Leading and directing project tasks as identified in the Project Management Professional Examination Specification (see Section 6 of manual).
The credential process is explained in the PMP Credential Handbook provided in Section 5 of the workshop documentation.
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