Attend an Online PMP Exam Preparation Class
You are required to attend 35 hours of project management training prior to registering for the exam. The Exam Prep Deep Dive meets this requirement.
Why use is online the most effective PMP Exam Prep Class approach? The exam contains a LOT of content. Live classroom training can be overwhelming. Self-paced online training fits YOUR pace of learning.
Advice from a new PMP®
Hear from Ashley, a newly PMP-certified Project Manager; Why earn the PMP Certification? Was it worth the work? How did she prepare for PMP Exam? If you're considering PMP Certification, This video from www.PMI.org will motivate you to take the next step...
PMP® Exam Changes on July 1, 2020. (Maybe you should certify now!)
The new Project Management Professional (PMP), which goes live on July 1, 2020, is the biggest change the exam has ever experienced.
Thinking about it? Try out the PMP® Deep Dive, the better, faster, more fun exam prep program. Use the free trial and find out how easy - and fun - it can be to prepare.
What if you wait? Eventually the exam preparation resources will catch up to the new exam. PMI has already listed some exam study resources that address the new exam.
Find out for yourself about the changes to the exam by referring to the PMI website.
*Read about the requirements to apply to sit for the examination.
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Who Should Apply for the PMP Certification?
Remember that PMP Certification is appropriate for people whose job title is project manager or PMO leader. www.PMI.org posted who should apply for the PMP Certification: an experienced project manager who meets the following requirements:
Perform their duties under general supervision and are responsible for all aspects of the project for the life of the project
Lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources
Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables.
Check out www.PMI.org for more PMP Exam information, see Application Tips. Complete application requirements and role definition can be found in the PMP Handbook.
A Committed Study Group Increases Your Odds of Success
Versatile's online Deep Dive PMP Exam Prep class can be combined with a LIVE classroom experience. Do you have a group of people seeking PMP certification? A hybrid learning approach combines the self-paced Deep Dive program with a live instructor AND the power of a study group.
PMP certification: How to ace the Project Management Professional exam
Preparing for the Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam can be challenging.
Moira Alexander posted her thoughts on www.cio.com. This article about the PMP certification and why it is so valuable, as well as insights into the layout of the exam, the prerequisites, costs and tips will help you ace the exam on your first try.
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The PMO Needs to Take a Stand On PMP Certification
PMP Certification is popular and requires 35 hours of project management training before you can sit for the PMP Exam.
PMP certification doesn't make sense for every person who leads a project. It is best for people who have committed to a career in project management. And even organizations that are strongly project-driven have opted not to value the PMP certification, choosing instead to promote project management training that builds skills and is aligned with their own processes.
The PMO should be an active participant in this ongoing discussion about the value and proper place the PMP certification holds in an organization. This video from www.pmi.org adds a personal perspective.
PMP Exam Guidance
To earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, you need to meet the experience and education requirements, and pass the PMP Exam, a 200-question, multiple-choice test.
Regardless of how advanced your project management experience or education might be, you should still prepare vigorously for the PMP Exam.
Successful PMP candidates typically use multiple study aids, including courses, self-study and study groups, so make sure you leave yourself plenty of preparation time before you take the PMP Exam.