Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP credential demonstrates to employers, clients and colleagues that a project manager possesses project management knowledge, experience and skills to bring projects to successful completion.
As the demand for skilled project managers is at a critically urgent level, practitioners who hold the PMP credential are well positioned to provide the professional skills necessary to lead project teams and achieve successful project results.
The PMP recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specifically experience in leading and directing projects. Year after year, the PMP credential has garnered global recognition and commanded a higher salary for credentialed individuals over noncredentialed individuals.
Project Management FAQs
How is the PMP® course delivered?
Our Project Management Professional course is delivered online, once you have enrolled you will get access to your online study material for TWELVE (12) months and can start preparing for your PMP® exam straight away.
What are the requirements to apply for the Project Management Professional Credential?
To apply for the PMP®, you need to have either:
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.
- A secondary diploma (associate’s degree or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.
Is the online learning platform easy to use?
Yes! We have structured our online learning platform in such a way that it is user friendly, easy to navigate and gives you the ability to access helpful resources to ensure that you get through your course as smoothly as possible.
How long will it take me to complete the course?
How long will it take me before I am ready to sit the PMP® Exam?
Our PMP® exam preparation course is self paced and you will have access to your study material for TWELVE (12) months from the date you enrol. However, it is recommended that students allow at least 35 – 40 hours of study time to prepare properly for the exam.
Are there practice questions?
Yes. At the end of each topic there are quizzes and these allow you to test your knowledge on that particular topic area.
Once you have gone through every single topic, there are TWO (2) mock exams that you can do to test your overall knowledge and these will help you gauge which areas you need more practice with.
What will the PMP® exam be testing?
The PMP® exam is based on the PMP® Examination Specification, which describes tasks out of six process groups:
- Project Initiation (11%)
- Project Planning (23%)
- Project Execution (27%)
- Project Monitoring and Control (21%)
- Project Closure (9%)
- Professional and Social Responsibility (9%)
These process groups are covered in our PMP® exam preparation course.
What is the format of the PMP® exam?
The PMP® exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions written against the specifications outlined above. The numbers in parentheses describe the percentage of questions for each process group.
What are continuous credential requirements (CCR)?
To maintain the PMP® qualification, 60 professional development units (PDUs) must be earned over a three-year cycle, from activities such as researching, authoring articles, speaking on project management-related topics, or being engaged full time in project management.
For more information regarding PMP® download the PMP Handbook.
Will I be able to access any support?
Yes, you can phone or email us, use the live chat option on the student portal and join Student Forums. Joining Student Forums you keep up to date with course related information, industry news and important announcements as well as having the ability to post questions or find answers to questions you may have, it’s a great way to interact with your trainers, LMIT staff and other students.
Where can I access LMIT student policies and procedures?
Our policies and procedures including assessment, RPL, appeals and service delivery standards can be found in the Student Handbook or by calling 1800 819 651 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What career prospects do I have once I have passed my Project Management Professional exam?
After passing the PMP® exam, you will be a globally recognised project manager. This means that you have the experience, education and competency to successfully lead and direct projects in any industry around the world.