The growing need for project managers has called for many companies to require a project management training solution. LearnSmart can help your company develop a project management office or simply develop project managers that meet your organizational management style. In particular, LearnSmart can help your people train for and earn the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification from The Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Once an individual has acquired PMP® certification, that person can continue LearnSmart’s project management training to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) towards both PMP® and PgMP® certification.
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LearnSmart is recognized by PMI® as a Global Registered Educational Provider (REP)®, Provider R.E.P. ID 3577. We are rigorously invested with PMI® in the ongoing evolution of our project management training courseware to help PMI® members earn and maintain PDUs. Choosing the right training partner is a critical step in ensuring your skills are met based on standards and practices in project management accepted around the world. Choosing LearnSmart as an approved provider from the PMI® Registered Education Provider program helps you do just that.
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is a highly regarded certification for professional project managers. To earn your Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification from PMI® you must pass a challenging test of your project management skills. By passing the PMP® certification exam, you're showing your project management skills and your command of the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013. LearnSmart Video Training CBT can help you learn the skills required to pass your PMP® exam. Our PMP® instruction gives users thorough video training and supplemental material to assist in training for the PMP® exam.
The PMP® exam is a computer-based exam with a time limit of two hours. The exam is taken at authorized testing centers. Candidates must qualify in order to sit for the exam. Individuals who hold a four-year bachelor's degree (or global equivalent) and have three years of project management experience are required to have 4,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects and 35 hours of approved education in project management. People with a high school diploma (or global equivalent) and five years of experience in project management are required to show 7,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects as well as 35 hours of approved project management education.
The official knowledge areas of the exam are:
- Project Integration Management
- Project Scope Management
- Project Time Management
- Project Cost Management
- Project Quality Management
- Project Human Resource Management
- Project Communications Management
- Project Risk Management
- Project Procurement Management
- Project Stakeholder Management
PMBOK® Guide Knowledge Areas and Process Groups
The PMBOK® Guide describes five process groups that are employed during a project. Questions on the PMP® exam cover these process groups. These five process groups include:
- The PMBOK® Guide
- Initiating Process Group
- Planning Process Group
- Monitoring and Controlling Process Group
- Executing Process Group
- Closing Process Group
All questions on the PMP® exam are four answer multiple choice questions and may or may not contain illustrative figures that candidates will have to draw upon in order to provide the correct answer. For more information about LearnSmart project management training, please contact a LearnSmart sales rep at 1-800-418-6789.
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