Elevating your career to the next level with PMP credential
Whether you are a seasoned project manager or a veteran, you might have noticed that your clients now demand PMPs (Project Management Professionals) to handle their work. With the rise in demand for PMPs as well as getting globally recognized, it is time for you to elevate your career.
“PMP is a credential which is globally demanded by employers when they seek to hire a project manager.”
Becoming a Project Management Professional:
To become a PMP, one must satisfy the following requirements:
• Have a bachelors degree with at least 4500 hours or have a secondary degree with at least 7500 hours of experience in project management
• 35 hours of project management education
To prepare for PMP exam, you must attain 35 contact hours which you can get with PMP Certification Training. Once you have gone through the training, you must refer to PMBOK latest guide which is 6th Edition to understand PMI standards and processes.
After you have clearly gone through the modules, processing units, standards that have to be followed for planning, take some simulation exams to recreate a similar environment.
• If you are not scoring up to the mark, recheck on what needs to be done to improve further.
• If you are scoring well enough, it is time you take the exam and become a PMP Certified
To do next:
Just attaining PMP isn’t going to put you above the rest of all professionals. It is necessary for you to take the following actions to become a successful PMP, deliver projects.
1. Understanding the project as a whole
2. Setting goals upfront, having a discussion with the team
3. Prioritizing tasks, features, changes, projects
4. Communicating regularly with team members, collecting status reports
5. Identifying effects, proposing changes in the timeline
6. Adjusting project course when things don’t go as planned
7. Using tools or software to track projects, progress
8. Effective project management Training
Maintaining PMP Credential:
As you follow the above points, not do the common mistakes that other PMs often run into, you should be going great. But you will have to earn at least 60 Professional Development Units (PDUs) every 3 years to maintain certification.
You can earn PDUs by attending any PMP training sessions or attending events which are considered by PMI as valid.
Project Managers: You can elevate your career by becoming a PMP. It is not just about the credential, it is about learning better standards that are accepted globally, becoming the go-to person for project management and achieve a financial boost as well.