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PMP Application ProcessPrepared by Sherrone Lobban, PMP

Requirements:Project Management Professional If you hold a bachelors degree:– Minimum of three years professional project management experience– 4,500 hours direct project management (leading & directing projecttasks) Without a bachelors degree:– Minimum of five years professional project management experience– 7,500 hours direct project management (leading & directing projecttasks) Additionally you must have:– Have 35 hours of specific project management education– Adhere to the PMI’s code of Ethics and Professional conduct– Pass a four hour, 200 questions, multiple choice scenario-basedexamination that assesses your ability in project managementThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

PMP Exam Application Timeline1. Submit Application Submit your application within 90 days of starting the process on pmi.org2. PMI Reviews Application PMI will respond within 5 business days when submitted online. It may takemuch longer by mail. Incomplete or faxed applications will be rejected.3. Applicant Pays Exam Fees You cannot schedule exam until payment submitted4. Audit Process PMI states that Audit is random, the audit process takes 5 business days.5. Exam Eligibility 1 yr. from application approval After you receive your eligibility letter , you have up to 1 year to do the exambefore it expires6. Certification Cycle 3 yrs. 60 PDUs completed in 3 yrs. for recertification

What You Will Need Before You Begin1.Project management experience must be at least 4,500 hours.You must be managing projects for at least 3 consecutive years2.Details of your involvement as a project manager in eachproject listed (maximum 500 characters).3.Ensure your entire experience covers the 5 knowledge areas,which are – Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring &Controlling and Closing.4.Provide descriptions of your project management experience.5.35 Education contact hours. Name and location of trainingorganisationThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

General Tips The start date of the first project and the enddate of the last project should at least cover aperiod 3 years (degree holders) or 5 years(secondary degree holders) as required by thePMI. In order to prepare for an audit, contact yourproject supervisors/substitute and notify themon the hours you will claim for each project.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Tips For Calculating Experience Hours Include only enough projects to reach the minimum number ofhours Include large projects first. Calculate the number of hours spent on each project managementprocess groups:– Initiating– Planning– Executing Controlling and Monitoring– Closing Don’t fill in more than 40 hours for each week.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Step 1: Get the PMGI/DPMPMP Project Hours Calculator– Email us at [email protected] andrequest a free copy– Or download it from iLab.– Document your project management hours on thePMGI/DPM PMP Project Hours Calculator– Have the information ready to transfer to pmi.orgThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Step 2: Register on pmi.orgThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Login to pmi.orgThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Create an AccountThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Step 3: Select PMP CertificationThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Select Project ManagementProfessionalThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Select Project ManagementProfessionalThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Prepare & Submit on-line applicationStep 4: Review the PMGI/DPM PMP Project Hours Calculator– Check the PMGI spreadsheet and ensure you have someonewho can verify the hours claimed.Step 5: Prepare the on-line application– Transfer information from the PMGI/DPM PMP Project HoursCalculator to the online PMP Online Application Form.Step 6: Submit the on-line application– Print a copy of your application for your records– Review and submit the Online PMP Application Form.

Tips For Filling In The Form When adding details of project management experiences tothe application form, you will need to: Give a title to eachproject (usually the project title) Give your project role (not your job title) – you can use PMIterms like project leader, project manager, projectcoordinator, etc. Insert your supervisor‘s name and contact methods (note thatyou need not fill in the name of the CEO of your company, butsomeone who work closely with you and you have gained theconsent from).The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Tips For Filling In The Form Avoid amending and saving the project hours repeatedly onthe web server (calculate the hours offline using ourexperience hours calculator Write the project description of the project (in around 500characters) including the following:– a brief description of the project– objectives– key deliverables– project outcome– your personal roleThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Tips For Filling In The Form When composing the project descriptions for each project,make good use of PMI terms to demonstrate that youunderstand what project management is. Include terms foundin the PMBOK Guide like project charter, sponsor, scope,project deliverables, stakeholders, schedule, acceptance ofdeliverables and quality management.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Before You Submit Double check the information youhave entered. You will be allowed toprint a copy of your application foryour record. Complete a PM course with us atPMGI before completing the PMP application form. This will help youunderstand PMI’s perspectives.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Before You SubmitFinally, you will be required to agree tothe Project Management Institute’sCode of Ethics and Professional Conduct.Do not skip this step, please read thecode.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

After You have Submitted the Application In approximately 5 days PMI will carry out the“Application Completeness Review”. PMI will send you an approval email, askingyou to pay for the PMP Certification fee, ifyour application form is considered successfulPlease pay upon receiving the response fromPMI, because you may be auditedThe PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

Preparing for Audit the PMP AuditAfter paying, you may be selected for an audit: PMP audit is selected on a random basis, you don’t knowwhether you will be selected before settling the PMP certification fee: Keep all supporting documents for your education, projectmanagement education as well as work experience together(supporting documents may include certificates, e-mails,project plans, meeting minutes or project charters). Dogather enough documents for each and every project youhave submitted on your PMP application form. r on the number of hours to be reportedfor each and every project on the application form so as toavoid an disagreements during the audit process.The PMI logo and PMP are trademarks of the Project Management Institute Inc. USA

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