What does a PMP certification entail?
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a widely accepted project management credential that evaluates a candidate's capacity to oversee a professional project's people, processes, and business priorities. According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), which oversees the certification, there are over 10 lakh PMP holders worldwide . It is useful to project managers in almost every area, including business, information technology (IT), construction, and health.
You must have the necessary experience and pass a certification exam in order to obtain the certification.
Here are some essential details regarding the certification:
criteria for PMP certification
You must verify your education and project management experience in order to sit for the exam. These are listed below:
35 hours of project management training, or coursework that was primarily focused on project management learning objectives. A Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® qualification may be used in place of this.
If you have a four-year degree, you must have 36 months of project management experience; if you just have a high school diploma or an associate degree, you must have 60 months of project management experience.
PMP test price
The exam fee is 42,863 for non-PMI members as of August 2022 and 23,459 for PMI members. With a PMI membership, which costs $9,963 annually plus $772 for the application, the exam is marginally more affordable .
getting ready for the PMP exam
Planning and dedication are required to prepare for the exam; exam guides normally advise at least a few months to prepare for it. There are several courses, books, and other resources available to help you study.