About This Chapter
PMP Application Process & Certification Exam - Chapter Summary
Before taking the Project Manager Professional certification exam, employees within your company can use this helpful chapter to pinpoint the key requirements and steps for applying for the exam and obtaining certification. These lessons identify the costs and fees for certification training and list appropriate preparatory courses for the exam. They also detail what constitutes a passing score and the exam passing rate. Other topics discussed in this chapter include:
- The value and benefits of a PMP certification
- Overview of the PMP certification application process
- Eligibility and requirements needed to obtain PMP certification
- How to fill out the registration and application forms
- Policies and procedures for the PMI credential
- Professional conduct and code of ethics expected of PMI members
- Continuing certification requirements
To review all the information covered and ensure comprehension, employees will be given the opportunity at the end of each chapter to take a brief lesson quiz. This quizzes include supplemental worksheets that can be printed out and used as a reference guide while viewing the lessons. There is also a more comprehensive chapter exam that assesses understanding of all the topics covered in the chapter.
How It Helps
- Provides instructions: Employees will learn how to fill out the necessary forms and applications for the PMP certification exam.
- Details pertinent information: Each lesson details specifics about the exam, such as cost, eligibility requirements and passing scores, so employees are aware of those factors before taking the exam.
- Creates awareness: After viewing these lessons, prospective project managers will be aware of the professional conduct expected in this role and what requirements must be met to maintain the certification.
After carefully studying the information in this chapter, employees should be able to:
- Identify the benefits, requirements and costs of obtaining PMP certification
- Properly fill out the necessary registration and application forms
- Follow the policies and procedures for gaining PMI credentialing
- Understand the code of ethics and professional conduct requirements for PMI members
- Maintain certification by meeting CCR guidelines
1. What is PMP® Certification? - Value & Benefits
Like many professions, those in the the project management field can earn a certification. In this lesson, we'll look at the value and benefit of PMP certification.
2. How to Get PMP® Certification: Process
Obtaining a PMP certification is not a difficult process, but the right steps must be followed to obtain it. In this lesson, we'll learn how to get a PMP certification.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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