As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI created PMP Certification to recognize project managers who have proven they have the skills to successfully manage projects. Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification represents an elite group of project managers. It proves project leadership experience and expertise in any way of working.
To obtain PMP certification, a project manager must meet certain requirements and then pass a 180-question exam. The PMP exam was created by project leaders for project leaders, so each test question can be related to real-life project management experiences.
PMP certification validates that you are highly skilled in:
Earning your PMP Certification is a commitment, and that’s why it is valuable. If you have real-world project management experience, you’ve finished the hardest part. Before you apply, make sure you meet one of the following sets of PMP.
The exam covers five domains of project management, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.
The PMP course modules cover project management frameworks, integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communication, risk, and stakeholder management.
The course also includes interactive exercises, case studies, and practice exams to help the candidate prepare for the PMP exam. The PMP exam consists of 180 multiple-choice questions and must be completed within four hours; with a recommended success percentage of 80%+.
The exam tests the candidate’s knowledge and application of project management concepts, tools, and techniques.
Research indicates that employers will need to fill nearly 2.3 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2030. This means skilled project managers are in high demand. PMP certification is designed by project professionals, for project professionals and validates that you are among the best.
The PMP adds value. CIO magazine ranked the PMP as the top project management certification in North America because it demonstrates you have the specific skills employers seek, dedication to excellence and the capacity to perform at the highest levels.
The PMP delivers benefits. The median salary for project professionals is 16% higher globally (and 32% higher in the United States) than those without it.
The PMP proves you work smarter. It shows you have the skills to drive business results and increase your organization’s impact in the office and around the world.
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