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PMP Exam extended to 31 December 2020

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As you are most likely aware the PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam was due to change on 1 July 2020. The new exam, when introduced, will include:

  • Domain name changes
  • 50% of the questions based on Agile and Hybrid project environments

The New

With the NEW EXAM the questions will appear under the following 3 domains:

  1. People – 42% (42 questions predictive / 20 questions agile / 22 questions hybrid)
  2. Process – 50% (50 questions predictive / 22 questions agile / 28 questions hybrid)
  3. Business Environment – 8% (8 questions predictive / 4 questions agile / 4 questions hybrid)

The Current

The CURRENT EXAM questions are covered under five domains and links to the process groups:

  1. Initiating – 13% (26 questions)
  2. Planning – 24% (48 questions)
  3. Executing – 31% (62 questions)
  4. Monitoring & Controlling – 25% (50 questions)
  5. Closing – 7% (14 questions)

As you can see from this snapshot there are drastic changes coming to the PMP® which are likely to have a serious impact on preparation efforts, and the elimination of the 5 domains (Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, Closing) will make it less intuitive for the student.

The Good News

There is however GOOD NEWS if you are considering your PMP® Certification. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, PMI has announced that they will be extending access to the current Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam until 31 December 2020 and postponing the launch of the new PMP® exam until 2 January 2021.

Have you begun your preparation?

Have you begun your PMP® exam preparation? Take the exam in its current format and avoid dealing with the uncertainty of the completely revamped PMP®.

Take full advantage of PMI’s delayed implementation of the new exam changes. Contact ProjectPro now for further details on our Project Management Professional (PMP®) Exam Preparation Workshop. Your choice of on-demand eLearning course which can be completed at home in your own time and at your own pace, or alternatively one of our many face-to-face classroom-based training sessions.

Also watch our website and newsletter for up coming information sessions via Webinar.

Register now, and receive our free, special assistance bundle (where we help you apply, as well as 10 hours of post training 1-on-1 engagements)

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