What is project management professional?

What is project management professional?

PMP

PMP

Please go through this series of  PMP exam. Here is first part What is project management professional ?

Project management professional (PMP ®) is a globally industry recognized Qualification. In better words we can say certification program, which is offered by Project Management Institute (PMI). Project Management Institute offers nine different certification program of project management for different skills sets and education level.

PMP exam does not belong to any particular industry such as Information technology or construction etc. It is widely accepted in all major industries.

Anyhow wherever you are in your career, PMI has certification for you. Express your proficiency with PMI Certification.

Below is list of certification programs offered by PMI. Choose the best suited to you.

Let’s know what is project Management professional (PMP) and how can you achieve it?

Project management professional certification exam is based on PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge PMBOK® Guide. Currently 5th edition is latest edition of PMBOK® Guide. The exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions from which 25 (which are chosen randomly) are not evaluated. Prometric testing centres provides online computer based Exam. Computer based exam have duration of 4 Hours. There is provision of Paper base test to candidates if they are not having prometric test centres in nearby locations.

The exam contain question from different Project management domains defined in PMBOK®.

  1. Initiating 13%
  2. Planning 24%
  3. Executing 31%
  4. Monitoring and Controlling. 25%
  5. Closing 7%

Result of computer based test is received immediately upon finishing the exam. While for Paper based exam the result takes up to 4 weeks.

Test report have two sections

  1. Pass/fail score is generated based on your performance in exam.
  2. Second level indicate three level of proficiency in each domain -Proficient, Moderately proficient, and below proficient. This is generated based on question answered correctly on that domain.

Project Management professional is exam to judge your management experience and knowledge of industry practices.

Gelatinize your expertise and face project challenges with a PMI Certification.

To know more about eligibility and apply process of Project Management Professional certification wait for the next article

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Author: Gulab Chand Tejwani

Gulab has done his MBA in Information Technology. He is PMI's PMP certified and Microsoft certified Trainer. He loves to read technical and management books surfing internet and learn new technologies.

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