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Preparing for PMP Certification Exam

PMI (http://www.pmi.org) is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. the PMP credential demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

To get the PMP credential, you need to write an exam. And you also need to meet the PMP Eligibility criteria (See "Course Prerequisites" later).

If you do not meet the PMP eligibility requirements, you can take a similar exam and get the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification.

For more information on PMP certificate, refer to http://www.pmi.org/Certification/Project-Management-Professional-PMP.aspx

e2College offers a training course "Preparing for PMP Certification Exam" to help you prepare for your PMP certification exam. The course is taught by e2College instructors who hold current PMP certification and who are subject matter experts in IT project management.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to help students gain knowledge in the different domains of PMP core body of knowledge and to prepare for the PMP certification exam.

Course Content

The training course "Preparing for PMP Certification Exam" covers the following topics:

Course Format & Schedule

The training course "Preparing for PMP Certification Exam" is offered as an online live class and you can log in at the scheduled times and join your instructor and classmates in an interactive virtual classroom. Classes meet two evenings a week for six weeks for a total of 12 sessions. The evening class time is usually between 7:30pm to 10:00pm local time (Specific class time may vary a little to accomodate attendees from different time zones).

Course Prerequisites

This course is intended for people with some full-time, part-time or co-op work experience in the IT industries.

Note that to get the PMP credential, you need to meet the PMP Eligibility criteria:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

OR

  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

If you do not meet the PMP eligibility requirements, you can take a similar exam and get the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification.