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 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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You are required to attend 35 hours of project management training prior to registering for the exam. The Exam Prep Deep Dive meets the requirement. Why is online the most effective PMP Exam Prep approach? The exam contains a LOT of content. Live classroom training can be overwhelming. Self-paced online training fits YOUR pace of learning. Versatile's online Deep Dive PMP Exam Prep class can be combined with a LIVE classroom experience. It prepares you to study for the exam by showing you what to expect and providing enough exam questions to give you a sense of confidence.



The new Project Management Professional (PMP), which goes live on January 2, 2021, is the biggest change the exam has ever experienced. Thinking about taking 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 PMP exam.



Every 3 - 5 years, the Project Management Institute conducts research to understand how the profession has progressed, the impact of emerging trends, and how the responsibilities of project managers have changed.

Download to get details on the current structure of the PMP Exam that will be changing on July 1, 2020. Now is the best time to pass the PMP Exam!

The Exam Content Outline provides the framework of what you can expect on the PMP Exam. To find information about the current exam, check out the most up-to-date Exam Content Outline on




Learn more about financial techniques for project evaluation, including Benefit Cost Ratio, Return on Investment, and Payback Period in the PMP Deep Dive course.


Learn how to estimate costs, develop the cost baseline and target budget. In the PMP Exam Deep Dive course you will learn  estimate range, funding requirements and cost baseline in preparation for the PMP exam.