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PMI Scheduling Professional Certification Information - Chapter Summary
From eligibility requirements to testing policies, this chapter will provide details about what to expect when you seek the PMI-SP credential. You will review how to apply for the exam, what you can expect to be tested on and what continuing education requirements must be met once you receive this certification. Upon completion of this chapter, you should have the following abilities:
- Understanding what educational and professional accomplishments are needed for eligibility
- Describing the PMI-SP application process
- Outlining PMI's code of ethics and professional conduct guidelines
- Discussing how to maintain or renew certification
- Listing the ten knowledge areas every project manager must understand
Brief lessons can be reviewed in five minutes or less, with experienced instructors offering detailed information about each of the topics explored in this chapter. At the end of each lesson, you can take a self-assessment quiz to determine how much you have learned and retained from the lesson and whether you need to further review any topics.
1. PMI® Credential Policies & Procedures
As you begin your journey towards becoming a certified Project Management Professional (PMP)®, you may want to familiarize yourself with the official Project Management Institute credential policies and procedures. Read on to learn more about eligibility requirements, the application process, testing policies, continuing education requirements and more.
2. PMI® Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct
This lesson will discuss the Project Management Institute (PMI)® Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. The lesson will explain in detail the principles of ethical decision-making.
3. PMI-SP® Eligibility Requirements: Education & Experience
Obtaining your PMI-SP certification can be beneficial to your career as a project manager. Read on to see if you are eligible to earn this credential and learn more about how to earn it.
4. PMI-SP® Credential Process
The PMI-SP credential certifies a project manager's ability to manage schedules and complete projects on time. Read on to learn about the process by which you may earn this certification.
5. Maintaining Your PMI-SP® Certification
PMI-SP certification holders must renew their credentials every three years. Keep reading for a description of this renewal process so you can ensure that your certification does not lapse.
6. The Ten Knowledge Areas of Project Management
To help organize all the knowledge a project manager needs to effectively perform the role, project management has been organized into 10 best practice areas, or knowledge areas. In this lesson, we'll introduce each of these knowledge areas.
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