PMP Credential

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I learned about the 70 percent increase from 2004 to 2005 in the number of individuals earning their Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It is estimated that certified individuals averaged a 16 percent pay increase from 2004 to 2005. Visit the Project Management Institute (PMI's) Web site to learn about the PMP certification examination. In a report, address the following questions: What are the steps involved in acquiring a PMP credential? In order to become a PMP, you need to prove having the competence, the knowledge and the relevant experience to bring project to life and to make them successful. The candidate need be eligible to obtain the PMP credential. This means proving the three elements existing in the history…show more content…
The application goes through step in order to be processed among other thousands applications. The first step is the application submission during which the candidate is to complete the application within a maximum of 90 days. In order to facilitate the application in a timely manner, the PMI offers two methods for submission. It can be put forward on paper via the mail or online. The duration of processing differs from 5 days for the online application, 10 days for the individually sent application by mail to 20 days for the corporate mailed application. After that comes the payment for credential step. Next, the eligibility for the test is verified within 5 to 7 days. Subsequently, the applicant will take the multiple-choice test during 1 year with an up to 3 times opportunity. Once the test is passed, the certification of the credential commences and continues for 3…show more content…
The student is allocated 4 hours to finish the test without breaks. The test can be taken either on paper (PBT) or on computer (CBT) The test questions cover the five phases of the project life cycle: initiation, planning, and execution, monitoring and controlling, and closing. 9% of the questions are allotted to the knowledge of the professional and social responsibility of the project management profession according to PMI standards. In order to prepare for the exam, there are hundreds of websites and publications that help the candidate study for the test. The PMI official website includes several links and advertisements not only on guide books and CDs but also on prep courses that be taken both on online or in many centers around the world. The exam can be taken in 12 languages; therefore, the preparation for the exam is available in many languages as well. Where are the exam locations? The exam locations can be spotted using the Prometric Website. The Prometric network spreads all over 160 countries in over 7500 locations. The Regional services centers are available in Australia, South East Asia, Middle East, Europe, Sub-Sahara Africa and the Americas continents. What are the examination & re-examination

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