What You Need to Know About PMP® Certification

pmp_chartsIn this site, conveniently and all in one place, we’ll examine all of the important aspects of the Project Management Professional credential. We’ll look at the pros and cons of obtaining it, competitive alternatives to the credential, how to obtain and keep it, the essential skills for being successful after obtaining the credential, what it means and what it doesn’t mean, and much more.

In fact, as we shall see, it’s possible to become a PMP® and possess all the required knowledge and experience, yet still not be prepared for optimal success. Certain skills can’t be measured by the credential qualification process. We’ll tell you what they are and why they are important. We’ll also suggest ways to obtain them.

There are, in fact, alternatives to the credential. In some cases, those alternatives can be sufficient in their own right, while in others, they can support the PMP® as complementary additions which are also beneficial to you. It all depends on the industry and part of the world in which you practice as a project manager.

When it comes to taking the required examination, exam takers are often caught off guard by what they encounter in the test. Not infrequently, they fail. We’ll show you how to prepare for the big examination day – from in-class and online exam prep providers and boot camps to study books and free resources – and how to approach taking the exam, as well.

The PMP credential is an essential requirement for obtaining a great project management job in much of the world. It’s highly respected worldwide. We wish you the best of success in joining over half a million holders worldwide. That may seem like a large number, but even with so many, the demand is huge for those with the associated skill set.