2016-12-28 00:00:00 Career Planning English The Project Management Professional designation lets potential clients know you're a competent project manager. Follow these steps to... https://d1bkf7psx818ah.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/08214516/Certified-Project-Manager-Professional-Poses-For-ID-Photo.jpg How to Become a Project Management Professional

How to Become a Project Management Professional

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Offered by the Project Management Institute, the Project Management Professional designation is recognized worldwide. It indicates you possess the experience and competency needed by a project manager. To become a PMP, you need to take the following steps:

  1. If you have a high school diploma, you must have at least 7,500 hours of experience in leading projects.
  2. If you completed a four-year university degree, you must have at least 4,500 hours of experience in leading projects.
  3. Complete at least 35 contact hours of formal project management education.
  4. Pass the PMP certification exam offered by the PMI. This four-hour exam contains 200 multiple-choice questions.
  5. Register for a PMI account.
  6. Submit your online application and fee.

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