PMP® - Project Management Professional


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Supercharge your career as a project leader and demonstrate you have the specific skills employers seek, like dedication to excellence and the capacity to perform at the highest levels. Now including predictive, agile, and hybrid approaches, the PMP® proves project leadership experience and expertise in any way of working. 

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When to Apply
Apply if you have over three years of experience in leading or directing projects.

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Practitioners who hold the PMP certification are well-positioned to provide the professional skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results. Satisfies project experience for the PMI-ACP® or PgMP®. The PMP® certification is accredited against the internationally recognized ISO 9001 and ISO/ANSI 17024 standards.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or associate’s degree (or global equivalent)
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 35 hours of project management education training or CAPM® Certification

Experience Requirements

  • 60 months experience leading projects (with a high school diploma or associate’s degree)
  • 36 months experience leading projects (with a four-year degree)
  • 24 months experience if you’re a graduate of a GAC program

Certification Maintenance Requirements
Must earn 60 PDUs per three-year cycle to maintain certification.

Exam Information
230 minutes, 180 questions, some multiple choice

Other Certification Recommendations
PMI-PBA®, PMI-ACP®, AHPP, Built Environment Project Communication Pro

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