Training to earn your Project Management Professional (PMP®) qualification is a great way to improve your employability in this sector. PMP is one of the most well known and respected project management qualifications, with over one million project managers certified in this standard.
Designed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), this standard utilises the simple framework of project management used in other methods and adds a more process-driven approach to project management on top of this to ensure you will always get consistent results, no matter how big or small the project is. You will improve your employability and progress in your career by taking this PMP course and other project management courses.
Throughout the five-day PMP training course, you will gain all the knowledge and skills needed to become a licensed Project Manager. The PMBOK® guide is now in its sixth edition and showcases all 49 processes that are needed to implement a project effectively and increase the success rate of implementation. In addition, the qualification is known to increase salaries by up to 25%, according to PMI.
This qualification can progress your career by providing the following:
- Creating a CV that stands out from the competition.
- Gain the knowledge of a common language used the world over.
- Huge demand for Project Managers that are PMP certified.
- Take advantage of the amazing network opportunities as a member of PMI.
What is the average salary of a Project Manager?
On average, Project Managers earn £48k per year. Those who hold a PMP Certificate make 25% more than those without this qualification.
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Is the Project Management Professional (PMP) course suitable for me?
One of the primary reasons the PMP qualification is so different from any other project management courses is that experience in project management is a requirement before taking the exam. The PMI states that every PMP student needs to have at least 5-years’ experience in leading projects (if you have a degree then you only need 3-years’ experience), before taking the PMP exam.
The reason for this is to ensure that only the most experienced project managers can have this certification, making it a valuable qualification to have on your CV. After completing the exam, you will be eligible to have the letters PMP after your name.
As well as this, PMI has many communities around the world, called chapters, whose primary goal is to improve project management. These communities will help you with project delivery, templates, and once you succeed in the exam, the chapters can help you gain the 60 professional development units (PDUs) that are needed for you to maintain your PMP credentials.
Requirements for the course
There are no requirements to enrol on this course.
Requirements for the exam
As stated, you will need 5-years experience in project management or 3-years of experience for those with a degree. It is also necessary that you take a 35-hour project management course before taking the exam. Our course qualifies for this.
How will the PMP course benefit me?
Earning your PMP qualification will not only help you embark on a career in senior project management, but you will also become a licenced Project Manager, helping your earning potential increase by up to 25%.
You will also benefit from:
- Exam Pass Guarantee*.
- Fast-track your learning with our Virtual Classroom course.
- Enhance your career prospects.
- Learn from expert trainers with vast experience in this field.
- We offer interest-free payment options.
Exam Pass Guarantee
We have found virtual classroom training has provided higher pass rates, which has made us confident to offer an ‘Exam Pass Guarantee’, so you know we’ll support you until you are certified.
With our Exam Pass Guarantee, if you do not pass the exam after attending this training course with us, you will be eligible to attend the same training again for free.
All we ask is that you:
- Attend all class days and complete all assignments.
- Take the exam within 30-days of completing your Virtual Classroom Training.
- Request your course re-enrolment within 30-days of the failed exam attempt.
- Submit your PMP examination results to confirm re-enrolment.
Students retaking the course are required to use the materials and books distributed to them in their original course session. Failure to provide these materials will result in the student being charged for replacement materials.
Exam Pass Guarantee does not include the re-sit exam this would need to be purchased at an additional cost.
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What courses can I apply for after my PMP training?
Earning your PMP qualification is an essential step to improving your knowledge and skills in Project Management and helping you work towards a senior Project Management job role, such as a Project Manager.
Those with a PMP qualification earn on average 25% more than those who are not qualified.
On average, those with a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification earn £48k per year, with those on the higher end of the scale earning more than £80k per year.
After completing this course, students typically work as:
- Project Manager - £45k
- Project Manager (IT) - £51K
- Senior Project Manager (IT) - £63K
- Operations Director - £74k
Why choose to study the Project Management Professional course with e-Careers?
We have developed an expert team over the last 10 years since our inception. In that time, we have trained over 600,000 delegates globally, which has helped offer the highest quality training, and we have earned a 5-star rating on Trustpilot, from over 10,000 students.
By refining our processes, partner relationships, and course materials, we can offer high-quality training solutions for our delegates.
Our PMP courses have many advantages, including:
- Our trainers have many years of experience in project management, who have worked with many prominent organisations like NATO, MOD, Amazon, and the US Army, to name a few.
- A PMBOK® Guide (the PMP® Manual) will be included in the course for all delegates to help support your learning.
- We will be with you every step of the way until you pass. We have an 'Exam Pass Guarantee'. If you don’t pass your exam on your first try, you can attend another of our training sessions at no extra cost until you pass the exam.
- We also offer 0% Finance plans.
Syllabus & Exams
Over the five-day exam preparation course, you will cover each of the 49 processes of the certification and discuss the breakdown of each of these into ITTOs: Inputs, Tools and Techniques and Outputs.
This is achieved across five project phases:
- Monitoring and Controlling
The five phases span ten knowledge or subject areas, which are generally performed in the delivery of a project. These are the areas of:
- Integration management
- Scope management
- Schedule management
- Cost management
- Quality management
- Resource management
- Communications management
- Risk management
- Procurement management
- Stakeholder engagement
In addition to this, we will also discuss trends and emerging practices within the profession of project management, how to tailor the sixth edition to suit the needs of your organisation and considerations for organisations that are more agile in terms of their project delivery.
PMP Exam Details
Exam Format –Multiple-choice.
Duration – 4 hours.
Number of questions – 200.
The PMP exam aims to test your knowledge across a range of domains (outlined below) and cross-cutting skills and techniques, including:
- Leadership and motivation
- Change control and configuration management
- Conflict resolution
- Emotional intelligence
- Negotiation and influencing
- Knowledge management, and more!
Domain and weighting
- Initiating (13%)
- Planning (24%)
- Executing (31%)
- Monitoring & Controlling (25%)
- Closing (7%)