Yes, the 5-day PMP Exam Prep course is designed to more than adequately prepare students to sit for the PMI PMP Exam.
The Project Management Foundation course will teach students how to effectively manage a project through lecture and workshops (i.e. how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close a project). The PMP Exam Prep course is focused on preparing students to sit for the PMI PMP Exam (lecture on Predictive and Agile lifecycles, types of questions on the exam, several practice tests).
It is recommended for those students who do not have significant project management experience and have been leading projects for less than two years. If planning to pursue PMP certification, a how-to course, based on the PMI PMBOK Guide will definitely help understand all aspects of project management and help better understand the structure of the PMBOK Guide when taking the PMI PMP Exam Prep course and then studying for the actual exam.
The project management courses are applicable to all fields and are industry independent.
The PMP Exam costs $550 for non-PMI members. It is discounted to $405 for PMI members. PMI membership ($129 annually) is strongly recommended, since it provides access, at no additional cost, to a wealth of project management documents, standards, webinars designed to help prepare for the exam.
Yes, As additional material is added to the course content for the 5-day in-person classes, the same material is added to the online self-paced course.
Professional Development Units needed to maintain certification. PDUs are obtained mostly through professional development activities and can only be claimed after achieving PMP certification. Sixty PDUs are required to maintain PMP certification every 3 years. See the PMI PMP Handbook at PMI.org (under PMP certification).
This course will teach students how to effectively manage projects. The PMP Exam Prep course is the one that will prepare students to sit for the PMI PMP Exam.
All PMI certification exams are administered at Pearson VUE testing centers. An additional option is to take the exam at home, proctored online and remotely by a Pearson VUE employee. Refer the PMI PMP Handbook at PMI.org under PMP Certification.
If pursuing PMP certification, PMI membership is strongly recommended. PMI membership ($129 annually) provides access, at no additional cost, to a wealth of project management documents, standards, webinars designed to help prepare for the exam. The cost of the exam is also discounted from $550 to $405 for PMI members.