PMP Credential

    PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to successfully lead and direct projects. The PMP recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you’re an experienced project manager looking to solidify your skills, stand out to employers and maximize your earning potential, the PMP credential is the right choice for you.
     

    PMP Requirements

    To apply for the PMP, you need to have either: 

    • A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.
    OR
    • A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

    If you do not meet the PMP requirements, you may want to look at the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® certification.
     

    Need more information?

    Get more information on the PMP’s role and requirements. 

    For a more detailed look, consult the PMP Handbook.

     

    When is the next PMP Prep Class?

    We plan to schedule as many classes needed to meet demand.  A sample survey from the Wait List here provides insights into demand and helps us learn when it is best to schedule the next class.   If you would like to join us for the next class or at a future date please register on the Waiting List below.

    You can add your name to a list of other professionals who are anxiously waiting for our next PMP Prep class.  We will contact you as soon as we have confirmed our next class schedule.  

    See also THIS LINK to find out about our class starting April 18, 2017.




    Not ready yet?

    You may contact our VP Education if you need more information.  Send your questions by Email to vp_professionaldevelopment@pmimemphis.org.