Project Management Institute

PfMP Exam Guidance

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To earn your PfMP credential, you need to meet the experience requirements and pass both the panel review and PfMP examination, a 170-question, multiple-choice exam.

Regardless of how advanced your portfolio management experience might be, you should still prepare vigorously for the exam. Typically the use of multiple study aids — including courses, self-study and study groups — have been beneficial. It can take many hours to prepare, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of preparation time before you take the exam.

Tips to Prepare for the Exam

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