Project Management Professional (PMP®) - an overview

Worldwide there are over 50,000 Project Management Professionals (PMPs®) who provide project management services in 120 countries. Many corporations require that for individual advancement within the corporation or for employment, the individual have the PMP credential.

The PMP is the project management credential of choice for numerous industries and companies. By attaining the PMP credential, your name will be included in the largest and most prestigious group of certified professionals in the project management community.

To be eligible for the PMP certification, you must first meet specific education and experience requirements and agree to adhere to a code of professional conduct. The final step in becoming a PMP is passing a multiple-choice examination designed to objectively assess and measure your project management knowledge. This computer-based examination is administered globally.

In addition, those who have been granted the PMP credential must demonstrate an ongoing professional commitment to the field of project management by satisfying PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements Program.



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