PMP - Project Management Professional
The PMP is a certification that demonstrates the owners ability to apply project management skills and knowledge to the complete life-cycle of a project.
This certification issued and maintained by the Project Management Institute.
The PMP is measured throughout the process on their ability to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and close the project along with their professional responsibilities.
To be eligible for the PMP certification, the individual must have at least a high school diploma and 60 months of project management experience along with 7500 hours leading and directing specific tasks. Additionally 35 hours of project management education are also required.
If the individual has a baccalaureate degree or equivalent only 36 months of project management experience along with 4500 hours leading and directing specific tasks.
To be considered certified, the following criteria must be satisfied:
- The candidate must meet the educational and project experience as described above;
- The candidate must agree to a code of professional conduct;
- The candidate must pass a multiple-choice examination (computer-based).