The course is for ‘You’ if you have a work profile of/similar to those mentioned below:
Or if you are an ambitious mind, willing to make a career in the domain of project management, you can very well take up this course to learn about the finer nuances of the profession. This course can serve as your gateway to rise as a successful project manager in the times to come.
Confused if PMP is the one for you? Get in touch with us and we will help you figure out if it is this or some other course that suits you the best.
|✔ Four (4) Year Degree/Bachelor’s Degree|
|✔ At least 3 years or 36 months of unique and non-overlapping project management experience|
|✔ Minimum 4500 hours spent in leading and directing the projects in past 8 years|
|✔ 35 Contact Hours of compulsory formal project management education|
|✔ Secondary Degree/ High School Diploma/ Associate’s Degree|
|✔ At least 5 years or 60 months of unique and non-overlapping project management experience|
|✔ Minimum 7500 hours spent in leading and directing the projects in past 8 years|
|✔ 35 Contact Hours of compulsory formal project management education|
Cost #1: PMI® Membership Fees (Payable to PMI)
USD $129 per year (+ USD $10 as the One Time Application Fee). Applicable for all those who opt for PMI Membership. Taking up the membership provides the members with several benefits, including a free soft copy of PMBOK Guide, discount on PMP exam fee, access to PMI community, and a lot more.
Cost #2: PMP® Certification Exam Fees (Payable to PMI)
|For PMI Members – USD $405||For PMI Members – USD $250|
|For Non-PMI Members – USD $555||For Non-PMI Members – USD $400|
Cost #3: The Cost of 35 Contact Hours Project Management Training The training fee depends on the mode of training you opt for, and is as follows:
|For Live Learning Program at IntelliSteps: USD 399||For E-Learning Program at IntelliSteps: USD 249|
Offer: Flat 25% OFF on Early Bird Registrations for classroom training and live learning programs. Valid for participants who register & make the payment at least 07 days before the training start date.
Step 1. Check Eligibility The process to earn your PMP certification starts with validating your eligibility for the exam. You must meet the eligibility criteria as laid out by PMI to apply for the PMP certification.
Step 2. Take up a 35 Contact Hours PMP Training The next step in the PMP certification process is taking up a PMP certification training course. Attending the training not only helps you to prepare for the PMP exam but also lets you earn 35 contact hours, which is one of the essential eligibility requirements for PMP.
Step 3. Take PMI Membership (Optional) You can opt to take up PMI Membership at USD $129. It grants you with many benefits such as – Discount in PMP examination fee, Free access to PMI resources, Networking opportunity with other PMI members, Free PDF of the latest PMBOK Guide, and much more.
Step 4. Submit PMP Application to PMI Fill and submit the PMP application form to PMI. You will be required to briefly describe the projects you have worked on and the role you have played in them.You will also have to submit the proof of your acquired project management education along with.
Step 5. Application Review PMI take around 5 business days to approve your application. However, at times, PMI also selects some of the applications for audit. If in case your application is chosen for audit, you will receive an intimation from PMI regarding the same. You will be then required to send the requested documents to PMI to proceed with the process further.
Step 6. Pay Fees & Schedule the Exam Once your application is approved, you will have a year’s time to pay your fees and schedule the exam. The exams are conducted online at Pearson VUE Centers. You can hence schedule your test at your nearby Pearson VUE center based on the availability.
Step 7. Crack the Exam & Get PMP Certified Refer this Exam Content Outline by PMI to understand the framework of the PMP exam.Upon answering the exam, you will get an immediate notification on your screen about whether you have passed or failed. If passed, you will receive your PMP certificate from PMI within 4-6 weeks.
*Please note PMP is a challenging as well as a costly exam. It requires thorough preparation and a clear understanding of the concepts to clear the exam. But with proper training, strategical approach to preparation, and tried & tested tips and tricks shared by our expert trainers, you will definitely be able to pass the exam in your very first attempt.
Once you register with us, we, at IntelliSteps, take it up as our responsibility to assist you and guide you on each and every step along the process. And the responsibility doesn’t end with the training. We stand rock solid with you even after the completion of the training and extend the following support:
What is it?
|Place of Origin||USA||UK|
|Owned & Managed by||Project Management Institute (PMI)||AXELOS|
|Based on||Guide to PMBOK – Sixth Edition||PRINCE2® Official Manual - Managing successful projects with PRINCE2®
For those having a Four (4) Year Degree/Bachelor’s Degree:
For those having a Secondary Degree/ High School Diploma/ Associate’s Degree:
For PRINCE2® Foundation Certification -No eligibility requirements
For PRINCE2® Practitioner Certification –Having any of the below certifications makes you eligible for applying for the PRINCE2® Practitioner Level Certification:
Exam cost for PRINCE2® is not standardized by AXELOS. The fee hence varies based on the training institute and location
|There is no standard passing score for PMP® certification exam||The passing score for PRINCE2® Certification exam is 55%, i.e. 33 out of 60 for PRINCE2® Foundation and 38 out of 68 for PRINCE2® Practitioner|
Mode of Exam
|PMP exam is offered through both Computer-Based Testing (CBT) and Paper-Based Testing (PBT) modes||Both PRINCE2® Foundation as well as Practitioner exams are offered through Computer-Based Testing (CBT) and Paper-Based Testing (PBT) modes|
The difficulty level of PMP® exam is quite high
|PRINCE2® Foundation exam is considered to be easier than PMP®. However, PRINCE2® Practitioner exam is rated to be just as difficult as the PMP® certification exam|
|While PRINCE2® Foundation certification has lifetime validity, PRINCE2® Practitioner remains valid for a period of 3 years|
You need to earn and report 60 PDUs every 3 years to PMI
|Either re-take the PRINCE2® Practitioner exam before the expiry date, take up PRINCE2® subscription, which costs USD $50 + VAT per year|
Q. What are the key benefits of getting PMP certified?
Getting PMP certified enhances your employability, earning potential, and industry recognition. Surveys reveal that you can earn up to 25% higher with PMP. It widens your networking opportunities and validates your determination towards the profession.
Q. What is the validity of PMP certification?
The PMP certification once earned remains valid for a period of 3 years. After every 3 years, the certification has to be renewed again.
Q. What is the process for renewal of PMP certification?
To maintain the active status of your PMP certification, you will have to participate in the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program of PMI, wherein you will have to earn and report 60 PDUs every 3 years.
Q. Will there be any fee for renewal of my PMP certificate?
Yes. If you are a PMI member, you will be able to renew your PMP certification by submitting USD $60, while the fee is USD $150 for Non-PMI members. Along with the fees, you will be required to submit 60 PDUs certificate to PMI as well.
Q. Will I earn any certification upon completion of the IntelliSteps training program?
Yes, you will be provided with a 35 PDU’s certificate from IntelliSteps upon your successful completion of the program. Once you appear for the PMP certification exam and pass the same, you will receive your PMP certification from the PMI, USA.
Q. What is the Money Back Guarantee offered by IntelliSteps?
Our Money Back Guarantee stems from our confidence in our approaches and materials. We prepare our participants so well that they pass their PMP exam in the very first attempt. And if in case any of our participants happen to fail the exam, we refund his/her training fees back.
Q. What are the eligibility requirements for the PMP certification exam?
If you have a Four (4) Year Degree/Bachelor’s Degree, you need to have the following to be eligible for the PMP certification exam:
However, if you hold a Secondary Degree/ High School Diploma/ Associate’s Degree, you need to have:
Q. How do I obtain 35 contact hours of project management education?
The best way to attain 35 contact hours of project management education is to join a PMP training course by a reputed institute. This way, you will not only be able to prepare for the PMP exam but will also earn the required contact hours.
Q. What are PDUs?
PDUs are Professional Development Units. They are the measuring units which are used by PMI to measure the professional development of the applicants. Note that 1 PDU equals 1 hour of professional learning or activity.
Q. Why PMI conducts application audits?
The application audits are conducted to confirm whether or not the experience mentioned in the application form is true. Basically, with these audits, PMI enhances the credibility of its certification program.
Q. What supporting documentation should I send with my application?
When submitting the application, there is no need to send any documentation. But you would be required to send supporting documentation if in case you are selected for the random audit.
Q. How will I get to know if my application has been selected for the audit?
If your application is picked up for an audit, you will be notified by PMI on your registered email ID about the same.
Q. What documents do I need to submit to get my application through the audit process?
If you get selected for the PMI audit, you will be required to submit the physical signatures of your managers/supervisors for each of your projects on the Experience Verification Form. Along with this, you will also have to submit the photocopies of your educational certificates and the 35 Contact Hours certificate that you have received from your training provider.
Q. How much time will I be provided to submit the required documentation to PMI for the audit?
You will be provided with 90 days of time by PMI to submit the required documentation for the audit.
Q. What if I get selected for the audit, but I do not wish to continue with the same?
If in case you are selected for the audit, but for some reason, you decide not to proceed for the audit process, you will be banned by PMI for a year. This means that you will not be able to apply for the PMP exam for an entire year after that.
Q. What if PMI finds any incorrect information in my application during the audit process?
If that happens, you will fail the audit, and you will be lifetime banned by PMI. This means that you will not be able to apply for the PMP exam ever again.
Q. Is there any way to avoid the PMI audit?
No, there is no way you can avoid the audit. PMI audits are conducted on an entirely random basis.
Q. Is it compulsory to become a PMI member for taking up the PMP certification exam?
No, it is not compulsory to take up PMI membership if you wish to apply for PMP exam. It is completely optional.
Q. What benefits will I get if I opt for PMI membership?
The benefits of PMI membership include discounts on PMP examination and re-examination fee, free soft copy of PMBOK Guide, access to PMI community of project managers, and access to free webinars, research papers, and journals.
Q. What happens in case of the expiration of my eligibility and I have not taken the exam?
Your application is valid for 1 year from the date of approval. You have to re-apply if your eligibility has lapsed.
Q. Is there any possibility of retake if a candidate fails in the exam?
If you are not able to secure passing grade in your first attempt, you would be left with two more attempts within a year. However, you have to pay the fees to reappear in the exam.
Q. How much do I need to pay to re-answer the exam if I fail in my first attempt?
If you are a PMI Member, you will have to pay USD $275 to re-answer the PMP exam. However, if you a Non-PMI Member, you will be required to pay USD $375 as the re-examination fees.
Q. When do I get to know the results of my PMP certification exam?
As soon as you complete your exam, you will get immediate notification on the screen stating your pass or fail status in the exam.
Q. Is PMBOK guide enough to pass the PMP exam?
Though PMBOK Guide is a must to pass the PMP exam, it is recommended that you refer to some other good books as well. Some of the best books that we would like to suggest for the purpose are Head First PMP and Rita Mulcahy.
Q. Are any breaks allowed during the exam?
Yes, you will have one 10 minutes break during the examination.
Q. What type of questions are there in the PMP exam?
PMP exam has scenario-based questions, which are intended to test your understanding of the project management concepts in real-life situations.
Q. How many questions are there in the PMP certification exam?
The PMP exam comprises of 200 multiple choice questions, of which 25 are pretest questions.
Q. What are Pretest questions in the PMP exam?
Pretest questions are unscored questions, i.e. they do not bear any marks, and hence do not affect the score. They are placed randomly across the exam and are intended to evaluate their validity for future exams.
Q. How much time is allotted to answer the PMP certification exam?
PMP certification is a 4 hours exam. This means that you get 240 minutes to answer the exam.
Q. What is the passing score for the PMP exam?
There is no standard percentage that has been set as the passing score for the PMP exam. Instead, PMI conducts psychometric analysis based on your answers in the exam to determine your performance.
Q. What is the blueprint for PMP examination?
PMP examination is based on below mentioned blueprint:
|PMP Exam Blueprint From the PMP Examination Content Outline|
|Domain||Percentage of Questions|
|Monitoring and Controlling||25%|
Q. Do I have to pay the exam fee to PMI or Prometric?
The fee has to be directly paid to PMI only, and not to Prometric.
Q. How much time does PMI take to process the application?
If submitted online, PMI takes around 5 business days to process the PMP application. However, if the application is submitted on paper, PMI takes about 10 business days for individuals and 20 business days for organizations.
Q. Do I necessarily have to be employed when I apply for PMP?
No. While PMP requires you to have the necessary education and experience to apply for the exam, there is no such requirement of being employed at the time of application.
Q. What are ITTOs?
ITTO is an abbreviation for Inputs, Tools and Techniques, and Outputs. The PMBOK Guide Sixth Edition has around 300 ITTOs. Having a good understanding of the ITTOs is necessary to pass the PMP exam.
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|Time Period||Cancellation Possible?||Rescheduling Possible?||Cancellation Charges (Deductions in % from Total Amount Paid by the Participant)||Rescheduling Charges (Deductions in % fromTotal Amount Paid by the Participant)|
|10 days or before the training start date||Yes||Yes||0%||0%|
|07 days before the training start date||Yes||Yes||25%||0%|
|Less than 07 days but greater than 03 days before the training start date||Yes||Yes||50%||15%|
|03 or less than 03 days before the training start date||No||Yes||100%||20%|
|Training Start Date or No Show||No||No||100%||100%|
|If Attended complete or partial training||No||Yes||100%||25%|
|For Self-Learning / 60PDUs / Retain PMP® Program||Yes but Course Completion Certificate will not be provided.||Not Applicable||50%||Not Applicable|
*NOTE: Training Completion Certificate will not be issued and will be on hold till the time participant do not complete the mandatory training hours and completethe full training program.
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Expectations from IntelliSteps Comprehensive™ PMP® Preparation Program
|S.No.||What to Expect||What Not to Expect|
|1.||Discussion on Guide to PMBOK® VI Edition based curriculum on which PMP® Exam will be based i.e. 10 Knowledge Areas, 05 Process Groups & 49 Sub Processes of Project Management.||Discussion on Applicability of PMBOK® in real life/business situations.|
|2.||Discussion on Best Practices of the Project Management relevant in context of PMP® Examination.||Discussion on How to Create, Prepare or use Project Management Templates.|
|3.||Generic Examples to make you understand the concept/s.||Industry/Project Specific Examples and Case Studies.|
|4.||Discussion, Tips & Tricks on How to clear the PMP® Examination in First Attempt.||Any other topic irrelevant from PMP® Examination point of view.|
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