PMP® - Project Management Professional


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Supercharge your career and become a project leader with the in-demand skills employers seek with the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.

The PMP now includes:

  • Predictive approaches
  • Agile approaches
  • Hybrid approaches

It’s a valuable verification of project leadership expertise in any way of working.

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When to Apply
Apply if you have over 3 years of experience in leading and directing projects.

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  • PMP certified practitioners have the professional skills to lead project teams and achieve great project results.
  • PMP certification satisfies project experience for other certifications, such as the PMI-ACP® and PgMP®
  • The PMP certification is accredited against the internationally recognized ISO 9001 and ISO/ANSI 17024 standards.

Education Requirements

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

Exam Information

  • 230-minute time-limit
  • 180 questions long

Certification Maintenance
You must earn 60 PDU's every 3 years to maintain your PMP certification.

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

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