Project Management Professional (PMP)®
What is PMP Certification?
As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI created PMP Certification to recognize project managers who have proven they have the skills to successfully manage projects. Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification represents an elite group of project managers. It proves project leadership experience and expertise in any way of working.
To obtain PMP certification, a project manager must meet certain requirements and then pass a 180-question exam. The PMP exam was created by project leaders for project leaders, so each test question can be related to real-life project management experiences.
PMP certification validates that you are highly skilled in:
- People: Recognizing you have the skills to effectively lead and motivate a project team throughout a project.
- Process: Using predictive, agile and hybrid approaches to determine which way of working is best for each project.
- Business Environment: Highlighting the success of a project and its impact on overall strategic organizational goals.
How Much Does It Cost?
There is an exam fee required to earn the PMP.
Member: $405.00 Non-Member: $555.00
Get Started with these Important Resources
You’ll find answers to your questions here.
The Exam Content Outline provides details about the exam itself: what to expect, what is included and how it is structured.
The Certification Handbook focuses on requirements, the application process, and timeline. You’ll find answers to your questions here.