Learn about the eligibility requirements for the PMP® exam, including an overview of the experience, hours, and education needed to sit for the exam.
- One of the biggest questions for anyone looking…to take the PMP exam is, am I eligible?…Meaning, do I have enough experience, hours…and education to sit for the exam.…To figure out if you are eligible, let's take a look…at the requirements.…In order to qualify for the exam, you must have…a secondary degree, which is a high school diploma,…an associates degree or the global equivalent.…You are also required to have a minimum of five years,…or 60 months, of unique, non-overlapping professional…project management experience.…
During this time, you're also required to have 7,500 hours…spent leading and directing projects.…This could be any project you've worked on in the past.…Think back at your previous jobs and experience.…Could you provide documentation showing the amount…of time spent on these projects?…The requirements look a little different…for those of you with more education experience.…If you have a four-year degree, which is a bachelors degree,…or the global equivalent, you're required to have…a minimum of three years, or 36 months, of unique,…
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Earning a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification can boost your career by validating your project management expertise. In this course, join project manager and exam prep trainer Sandy Mitchell as she shares key tips and tricks that can help you pass the PMP® exam on your first attempt. Sandy goes over the eligibility requirements for the exam, shares tips for completing your application, and explains what to do if your application is audited. Plus, she provides practical study tips, steps through a few sample test questions, and discusses what to expect on the day of your test.
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