What is the scope of Project Management in current scenario?
With an estimated 3,975,650 Project-Oriented job openings by 2020, the demand of certified project managers is on the rise. A certification in Project Management is mandatory if you need to understand the responsibilities of leadership and become equipped to apply this knowledge to the project environment.
How is this course different from what others are offering?
Traditional teaching and training of PMP® Exam Preparatory Course at Manipal ProLearn is based on lectures, reading materials and case studies. The difference lies in its case studies, which represent a real project and provide the lessons learned from it. We also offer live classroom experience to the learners that explains the key concepts of the course. Our unique Simulated Based Training (SBT) presents an exceptional approach to the teaching and training of project management.
What are the salient features of the course?
PMP® Exam Prep Course is a highly advanced and engaging program that is aligned to PMI® Curriculum. At the end of the program the learners will be awarded with 35 PDUs, which will make them eligible to appear for PMP® certification exam conducted by PMI®. The course will be taught through a comprehensive and modular set of learning content and interesting Simulation Based Training. This course outline follows the structure and layout of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition.
What modes of learning are available for this program?
At present 2 modes of learning is available for the PMP® Exam Preparatory Course – Online and Instructor-led.
What is the difference between the two modes?
In the online mode, learning is self-paced, meaning learners have to learn about the course on their own using the study materials provided to them after registration. In the Instructor-led version, learners will be provided assistance of faculty who will take them through the course through live webinars.
What will I be able to do after qualifying this program?
After the course completion, learners will be able to establish a strong hold of project management skills. This course will help you prepare for the PMP® Certification Exam.
How much time do I need to plan for study each week?
You should spend 6-8 hours every week for course activities, which may include readings, class discussions, projects, etc.
What are the add-ons available?
Learners engaged in PMP® Exam Preparatory Course will be awarded 35 PDU’s (Performance development units), which is mandatory for appearing for the PMP® exam online.
How is the curriculum designed?
A total of 11 modules are taught during the course of 3 months. Self-assessment exams will be conducted after each module is completed and will be in MCQ format. During the program, you will be taught all aspects of PM – from planning to closure of the project.
Is the price of the program inclusive of taxes?
The price mentioned on the page is inclusive of all taxes and you do not have to pay anything over and above that.
What are the payment options?
You can pay through your debit card or net banking in one shot. You can also pay by Credit Card of all leading banks. EMI Option can be availed when using credit card (interest will have to be borne by you).
I have made the payment. What are the next steps?
As soon you pay for the course, you will be provided with a login and password to access the MANIPALPROLEARN PORTAL platform. You can find all the information and study material related to your course on the LMS. You can access this platform 24x7, download PDF files of study material and chat with faculty, when in doubt.
What certificate will get after completion of this course?
After successful completion of the assessment, you will be eligible for a certificate of completion from Manipal ProLearn along with 35 hours of formal project management training certificate which makes you eligible to apply for PMP® exam.
Will Manipal ProLearn assist me in enrolling in PMI®?
Though we would love to assist you with the process, we are unable to do so. Since PMI® is an independent body, they have their own set of regulations and rules which one has to adhere to. We only provide you with the minimum eligibility for the course.
What is the minimum requirement to appear for the PMP® exam?
The minimum requirement to appear for PMP® certification is as follows -
- Non-graduates, need 5 years or 7500 hours of professional project experience.
- Graduates, need 3 years or 4500 hours of professional project experience
- Additionally, every applicant requires 35 hours of formal project management training as well.
Is my PMP® exam fee included in the course fee?
The PMP® exam fee is not included in the course fee. You need to pay it separately by registering on the website of PMI®. As of June 2016, the fee for the exam is 405 USD for existing members and 555 USD for non-members. Once you start an online application, you cannot cancel it. The application will remain open for 90 days during which time PMI® will send you an email reminder to complete the application. After fee payment, it is your responsibility to sit for your examination within the one-year eligibility period.
What is the passing mark for PMI®?
There is no fixed passing percentage. The passing score for all PMI® exams is determined by sound psychometric analysis.
Where the PMP® Exams conducted and what are the different options available?
Two versions of examination is conducted – CBT (Computer Based Testing) which is online and PBT (Paper Based Testing). PMI® has dedicated exam centres all over the world. You need to log in to the Prometric website to see the list of CBT as well as PBT test centres. While for PBT, PMI® announces the date 20 days in advance, CBT exams need to be scheduled by oneself. Scheduling a CBT is easy. For PBT schedule, you may need to wait as a minimum group of 10 students are required to conduct exams at any centre. For CBT exam result is shown immediately on completion of exam, whereas for PBT exams results are declared 4-6 weeks later.
What is the format of PMP® Exam?
The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it. To maintain your PMP®, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years. Attendees will get 4 hours to complete the exam and there are no scheduled breaks during the exam. If you take a break during the exam, your exam clock continues to count down.
What If I don’t qualify in the first attempt?
The exam eligibility period is one year. You may take the examination three times within this one-year eligibility period, should you not pass on the first attempt. However, please note that a fee of 275 USD for CBT and 150 USD for PBT is applicable for the 2nd and 3rd attempt at the exam. The fee structure is subject to change.
Do you provide placement assistance?
Manipal ProLearn is a leading online professional certification provider in India and has tie ups with multiple corporates and recruitment firms. While we do forward the resumes of our qualified learners, we do not guarantee job placements. We do not make any fraudulent offers about placements to make you join the course. If you vigorously go through the course materials and practice self-assessment questions, you will be able to successfully pass the PMP® exam.
What if I have queries after I complete the Course?
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