Project Management Professional (PMP)
The PMP® credential recognizes demonstrated knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources. The Test Prep classes are designed to prepare you for the PMP exam. The exam consists of 200 questions.
There are two methods for PMP training, face to face and online prep with a limited number of spots each semester to guarantee funding for reimbursement.
Face to face preparation is scheduled and taught by the FW Chapter of PMI and is offered twice a year. Typically held in Hurst or Arlington on Saturdays for 6 weeks from 8am-4pm.
Cost (Class $887, Book $30-$50, Exam $425, PMI membership-fort worth chapter $154 [not reimbursable])
Online prep is provide through a partnership with the National Management Association (NMA) and MindEdge.
The preparation is online and self-paced with access to materials for 180 days.
Cost (Class $699, Book $30-$50, Exam $425, PMI membership-fort worth chapter $154 [not reimbursable])
The requirements to receive your PMP:
4 yr degree, 3 yrs of project management experience, with 4500 hours leading and directing projects, 35 hrs of classroom training.
HS diploma, 5 yrs of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects, 35 hrs of classroom training.
You must pass a 4 hour exam.
Reimbursement: LMLA reimburses members in good standing for at least one year a maximum of $1000. This comes out to about 80% of the cost associated (Class, Books and Exam) with obtaining your PMP.
To qualify you need to:
Be a member in good standing for at least one year
Provide Receipts for Class, Books, and Test
Provide Proof of Certification
Once you’ve decided if you would like to prepare for the exam via face to face or online please contact the LMLA office. In the body of the email indicate if you want to take the face to face prep or the online prep. The expectation is that you will have one year to receive your certification from your dateof registration.
To maintain your PMP there are additional requirements to remain an active member of PMI and demonstrate Professional Development Units.
- http://www.pmpro.org/professional-development/how-to-maintain- your-pmp- certification-dues- pdus/
Check out the handbook on Maintaining your PMP Certification.