What about the course fee ?
course fee has been fixed based on the industry demand and considering
PM course as a high end course. However, Corporate / Group and special
discounts are available. For more details call or contact IIPM® Chennai.
6. How many hours should I study online to earn the 35-hour mandatory PM
For Classroom courses
attending 4 day instructor-led course enables one to earn 35-hour
mandatory PM education certificate.
For online courses, according to
the Online Study Tracking System (OSTS), One Hour of Online Study
= 1 hour of PM education as approved by PMI®. Therefore, it requires 35-hour of study to earn
35-hour mandatory PM education certificate.
7. How can I know my total hours of study?
Click the Access Details option from the list of links
shown on the left-side of your browser window. It will display you in
detail the total hours you have spent in online study.
8. Sometimes, my study sessions are not counted towards the total hours
of study. What could be the reason?
The OSTS requires that you should properly logout from the
study area after completing your study session. Proper logout requires you
to click on the Logout option from the list of links shown on
the left-side of your browser window. Never close the windows without
proper logout, to end the sessions.
9. Sometimes, I am logged out of my study session automatically. What
could be the reason?
For security reasons, the Default Session End Time is set
at 30 minutes of inactivity. You are supposed to view a new page / refresh
the current page, at least once in 30 minutes. Continuous inactivity for 30
minutes will end with an automatic end of session and the TIME SPENT
WILL NOT BE COUNTED TOWARDS STUDY HOURS.
10. Could you also send me the 35 hours original Certificate copy to my
We can send the original PMP® certificate to your local address for those who is an
Indian origin and who have residence in India and for non residents
(foreigners) to their overseas address at free of cost.
11. If I have completed about 35 hrs of online reading, will I qualify for
Yes. You can have your cert immediately after you study for 35 hours. The
candidates have to send the FEED BACK form as part of minimum 35 hour
mandatory education. However, case study report can be done later.
12. How long is this 35 hour certificate valid?
Minimum One year.
13. What are the next steps in PMP® certification process? How and when can I
schedule the exam? Exams are year around (Or) only at specific times?
We will send a link with your cert and you can fill up
PMI® online form.
Before that, keep your XLS template ready for PM experience distribution. After
getting the eligibility letter from PMI®, visit
test seat reservation line. You can take the test anywhere and you have go
to prometric test centre on the chosen date. Exams are all days except
Do you think, I should still go ahead and take the tests to earn the 30 PDUs? Are they going to help strengthen my credentials for
To earn our 35 hour cert the PDU test are not mandatory. However, taking at
least 5 full mock tests online is strongly recommended before the exam.
15. What other help you guys could provide in preparing me for PMP® exams
through this course - profile preparation, exercises, and application
The following are available:
1. The PM Experience XLS template is already in the site for your use.
2. You can send the screen shots of application form in zip file for one
project only for our faculty verification as an MSWORD file attachment.
3. Unlimited study mode and mock test you can do as exercises online to
reinforce your learning.
4. Many solved exercises with step by step explanations are given for each
5. Free membership to IIPM® PMP® cert yahoo study group. This group helps in
interaction, tips, doubts with more than 100 participants around the world.
6. Case study report- Available online for strengthening your learning.
7. Salient points for the exam, PMP® exam formulas, and key terms posted on
the site for quick reference.
16. What is the meaning of 24X7 access? What is the maximum in
accessible time expected in a 24X7 service?
Normally, in any online
study with international accessibility for 3 calendar months and
considering various uncontrollable factors (like ISP/local server/shared
server/local ISP/migration to higher platform, etc.) which are NOT in
the hands of service provider (i.e IIPM®), if the inaccessible time is
less than 2 continuous days (48-hrs), it is generally acceptable.
firstname.lastname@example.org only in
case of 48-hrs of continuous non availability of access to online
resources which may be due to problems at ISP/local server/shared
server/local ISP/migration to higher platform.
However, any continuous inaccessibility period more than 48-hrs will be
compensated with equivalent days of extension period in the access time.
17. What kind of support will be provided for the Online Course?
A maximum of 5-10
questions or doubts in the online course can be clarified through
telephone or email within the time frame of 5-7 business days. Please note
that for telephone support, only incoming calls to the faculty will be
18. Can we get the 35 hours mandatory certificate by taking up the online PMP® course?
Yes. You can get your 35 hour PM education cert from IIPM® once complete 35
hours of study or combination of some study hours and some test hours
totaling to 35 hours. Test hours are given just to emphasize the point for
testing. Even after 35 hour cert, you can use your balance access hours for
taking tests to reinforce your learning.
19. I want to take your PMP® online course, but I can’t spend 3 hours a day
for 10 days – I can spend about an hour. Is this OK if I take a month to
complete 35 study hours? Please note, I plan to take the PMP® exam after 3
You can read at your own
pace. We just suggest for those who are in a hurry to submit their
application quickly to PMI® to get eligibility letter from PMI®, to complete
the 35 hours quickly to get our mandatory education cert and then you can
read leisurely at your pace for 3 months. If you are not in a hurry to get
eligibility letter from PMI®, you can complete 35 hours in a month’s time
and use balance 2 months to complete in-depth study, tests, etc. If you
plan to take the exam after 3 months, your plan to complete 35 hours in
one month from now is perfectly all right.
Can I take your online Six Sigma course without completing/taking PMP®? Is
there any dependency of these two?
Yes as well as No. If you
take Six sigma course before becoming PMP®, you will get only Six sigma
Green Belt certificate. No PDUs will be awarded. If you take 6sigma
course, you will get both Greenbelt cert and 40 PDUs cert. PMPs have to
earn 60 PDUs in 3 years time to retain PMP® status. That is the only
Can I request for the 35 hrs online course completion course by reading
materials for that hrs..?
No, you need to study through online.
22. The total cost of the
PMP® course including taxes, PMP® examination fee , PMI® membership fee and
any other fee, if any?
IIPM® PMP® Regular Class Room course fee:
15,000+10.3% service tax. (To be paid to IIPM®)
(Course fee includes: Course materials, 3300 Q&A CD, Lunch/refreshment
for 4-days, Faculty Tips&Traps, Free Yahoo Group membership, Exam
Application assistance, Library support, Case Study,
Experience Distribution Template,
35-hrs PM Education Certificate and many more) For more information
please click here.
PMP® Exam fee: US$ 405 for PMI®
US$ 555 for Non-Members.
Membership fee: US$ 130 / year (appx)
The Membership fee and Exam fee have to be paid directly to PMI®, USA.
Any other fee
(optional): If the candidate requires fro additional preparations, a few
PMP® exam books available in the market can purchased directly this might
cost anything between US$ 50-150 depending on the number of books and
region of purchase.
23. Who will conduct the
PMP® exam and where?
Exams are conducted in the prometric testing centers. Visit to
24. What’s the difference between PMP® & Construction project management?
PMP® is a global certification provided by
PMI®, USA. It is industry generic.
Construction project management course is construction industry specific.
25. What are PDUs?
PDU stands for Professional Development Units. After you become a
certified PMP®, you need to earn 60 PDUs with in three years. (Ex.Taking
PMP® classes, Presenting some papers in PMP® journals, attending seminars etc
26. Do you offer Corporate PMP® Course around the world?
Yes, we do conduct. The minimum batch size expected is 15-20 persons
for any corporate/onsite training.
27. What’s the total cost of PMP® Online course?
US $ 400 for 3 months access license.
28. How will be the exam conducted?
It’s an CBT, Online exam, conducted in prometric testing centers. The
exam is for 4 hours with 200 multiple choice questions, out of which you
need to answer 106 questions correctly on a evaluated base of 175
questions. 25 pre-test questions’ answers are not included in the score
even if they are right answers.
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