PMP® Certification Training in Atlanta, GA

Based on PMBOK® Guide-6th Edition | PMP® Exam Prep Support

  • KnowledgeHut is a Global REP for PMI®, Inc. (REP ID 3757)
  • 35 Contact Hours / PDUs Certificate
  • 6 Full-Length Mock Exams featuring 1200 practice questions
  • Flexible delivery modes- classroom, e-learning or virtual
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Description

Develop your Project Management skills and knowledge by gaining a Project Management Professional(PMP)® certification that is valued all over the globe. With such certification, you can enhance your business and strategic skills that would help you get lucrative jobs in Atlanta, with salaries higher than non-certified professionals. A recently conducted PMI® Salary Survey indicates that PMP® certified professionals are earning about $111,000 as median salary in Atlanta. On the other hand, non-PMP professionals were found to be earning only $91,000.
PMP® certification can be attained with a minimum score that is determined by the difficulty level of the questions at the PMP® examination. You must answer 200 questions swiftly within 4 hours of the exam time period to attain the certification. The candidates need to achieve a minimum score in order to pass the examination (determined based on the difficulty level of the questions). KnowledgeHut’s PMP® training course will help you gain the PMP® certification with ease. Below mentioned are the advantages you get out of choosing a training course from KnowledgeHut:

  1. Thoroughly covering the PMP® Project Management Professional Credential Handbook

    When you are preparing for the PMP examination, it is obvious that you would have random queries and doubts. What should be the right source to resolve those queries and doubts? The right answers can be learned through PMP® Project Management Professional handbook. Is it a must to read through the entire handbook? KnowledgeHut definitely saves your time in finding the right answer for all your queries; yet, reading through the entire book will further enhance your knowledge.

  2. The norms to get certified by PMP®

    To attend the PMP® certification examination, you need to pass through certain criteria. Having a High school diploma and bachelor’s degree is the basic criteria, and in addition, you need to undergo 35 contact hours PMP training and also have certain hours of experience in a leading position ( 7,500 hours if you have diploma and 4,500 hours if you are a degree holder) to become completely eligible to appear for the examination. These contact hours can be easily attained by enrolling in KnowledgeHut PMP® training course.

  3. PMI® Membership value

    An optional PMI® membership can be obtained by paying $139. What’s the benefit of a PMI® membership? A PMI® membership offers unique discounts that include reducing the PMP® examination fee from $555 to $405. Such membership plans can be used to attend renowned workshops conducted by the PMI® Atlanta Chapter. You get an opportunity to network with various Project Management Professionals who can clear up your queries and help you pass the examination. Apart from these facilities, you will get access to digital editions of PMI’s global standards including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge.

  4. The application process for the PMP® Exam

    What’s the easiest way to apply for PMP® examination? Complete your PMP® application process easily by taking a KnowledgeHut PMP® training course. Find the nearest test center through Prometric and submit your filled application at ease. KnowledgeHut will handhold you through the entire application process.

  5. Essential PMBOK® Guide

    PMP® exam questions are derived from complex concepts that are present in the PMBOK® Guide. Such concepts can be learned by attending KnowledgeHut’s PMP® training course. During the course of the training, you will get a thorough understanding of training modules from the PMBOK® Guide.

  6. Practicing with mock exam papers

    Practicing with 6 full-length mock examination papers that are part of KnowledgeHut resources will help you clear the examination at your first attempt itself. You can get practice working on 1200 questions and will understand the exam format very well. These exam papers will be distributed for your practice on completing your KnowledgeHut training sessions. When you sign up for 35 hours of classroom training, you will also get 180 days of access to E-learning for free , as well as 90 days of free LVC access.

    Need to solve your queries instantly? Get in touch with us to clear up your queries and look forward to a bright future.

KnowledgeHut is a R.E.P. of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
Note: All information mentioned is accurate as of April 2019.

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites:

To apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential, you need to either:

a) Possess a Secondary Degree (High School Diploma, Associate's Degree, or Global equivalent) with a minimum of five (5) years / 60 months of unique (non-overlapping) Project Management experience, with 7,500 hours in leading and directing projects, and 35 hours of Project Management Education

OR

b) Possess a four (4) year degree (Bachelor's Degree or the Global equivalent) and a minimum 3 years/36 months of Project Management experience, with 4,500 hours in leading and directing projects, and 35 hours of Project Management Education

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PMP® Certification Process

PMP® Certification Atlanta

PMP® certification in Atlanta remains the same as in any other country in the world. Even the eligibility and certification criteria remain the same worldwide.

As a PMP® certified professional, you can reap innumerable benefits for yourself, and also for your career. Here are a few advantages of earning the PMP® certification:

  • Boosts your career- PMP® certification makes you eligible for the top designations in renowned organizations across the world. It gives your career an extra boost and takes you to new professional heights.
  • Adds versatility to your skill set- The rigorous training and coursework of PMP® certification enhance your skill set and competency so that you can execute multiple projects, no matter how challenging they are.
  • Shows your credibility- The PMP® certification displays your expertise and dedication to the field of project management.  You get the recognition of being a PMP® certified professional and an edge over your non-certified peers.
  • Paves the way for opportunities across the world- The PMP® certification is internationally recognized. Once you get certified, you have the freedom to work anywhere in the world. Recruiters and companies often prefer certified professionals over other candidates while hiring for any enterprise.

  • Gets you lucrative pay packages- PMP® professionals are offered higher salaries than their counterparts.

  • Boosts your versatility to work in varied domains- A certified professional has the skills to adapt to the ever-changing market requirements. A PMP® certified professional is in high demand in telecom, IT, finance, research, etc.

  • Provides better networking opportunities-  PMP® certification serves as a ticket to network with like-minded and committed people in the industry. This, in turn, is a great opportunity to exchange information & insights in project management with one another.

  • Ensures Job Security- Industry experts claim that even during times of recession or other economic uncertainties, certified PMP® professionals will remain in high demand. 

While looking for the best PMP® certification training institutes in Atlanta, you should know if the institute provides learning in one of the following modes:

Classroom training

Online learning

Instructor-led or live online training

Moreover, there are also a few guidelines you should follow before getting enrolled with a PMP® certification training institute in Atlanta:Check the qualification and general profile of the PMP® Trainer.

  • Check if the PMP® certification training institute holds any Simulation Mock Tests to check your preparedness for the exam. There should be at least 2-3 such mock tests.
  • Before enrolling, check if the institute is ready to provide support for the kind of study schedule required for the test. It is recommended to study 2-3 hours days for ideally 45 days to prepare for the exam.
  • Ensure the institute provides classroom training as it proves to be a lot more interesting and effective, considering the vastness of the PMP® syllabus.
  • Confirm whether the institute provides you with 35 hours certificate, a hard copy of materials, a good training venue, etc.

Consider the following guidelines while choosing the best PMP® certified trainer in Atlanta:

  • Check if the trainer is highly qualified to provide this training.
  • Make sure whether the trainer is ready to provide you with support through offline interactions.
  • Check whether the training provider provides any flexibility in the study schedule if required anytime.
  • Ensure that all the study materials and resources required for the PMP® exam preparation will be provided to you by the trainer as a part of the course.
  • Check if you will get e-learning access to the course.
  • Ensure you will get study assistance during the course and even after you complete the course, to prepare for your exam. 
  • Check if the institute assigned to you is a Registered Education Provider (REP)
  • Check if the course is available online.

The application process for PMP® certification is simple. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria before you apply. The cost for the application is $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.Follow the steps below to apply for PMP® certification online:

  1. Log on to PMI.org and create a free account.
  2. Confirm your registration and login to your account.
  3. Fill the application form.
  4. Submit the proof of project management experience and contact hours. Once you submit your application, it takes about 5 days to process the application. 
  5. Pay for the examination. 
  6. Schedule and reserve your spot. 

PMP® Certification Eligibility Atlanta

The eligibility criteria for PMP® certification are divided into three parts: 

  • The academic education requires a secondary diploma or a degree. 
  • The project management experience includes a four-year degree with 4,500 hours of leading and directing projects or a secondary degree with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects. 
  • The project management education includes 35 contact hours of project management education.

The PMP® certification training is accessible in three different ways, the classroom training, instructor-led training, and the self-learning method. These modes have their pros and cons but the self-learning one is the cheapest of the three. Online training can either be through self-learning mode or instructor-led mode. There are good online platforms where you can get 35 contact hours of PMP® training such as KnowledgeHut.Following are the important factors you should consider before choosing the right online platform for training

  • Is the training provider registered?
  • Do they guarantee a 35 hours certificate? 
  • Are the videos presented by an English speaker? 
  • What is the duration of eLearning access?

PMP® Certification Cost Atlanta

Candidates of PMP® Certification often think that the cost of the certification only includes the PMP® training and exam fee. But that is not the case. There are a few other expenses too. The PMP® certification cost include other aspects like the cost of the PMI® membership, the cost of exam preparation study material and also the Prometric scheduling and rescheduling costs.The PMP® exam fee remains the same globally as it is charged by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and is accepted in USD only. For PMI® members, this fee is $405, and for non-members, it is $555. If you don’t pass the PMP® Certification Test in the first attempt, you get 3 more re-examination attempts at an extra cost.The table below will give you a clear picture of the different factors involved in the PMP® certification cost:

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)

Costs

1.

Online training cost for PMP® certification in Atlanta

$399 to $499

2.

PMP® classroom training in Atlanta

$699 to $999

3.

Membership cost for PMI® Atlanta Chapter

$12

4.

PMI® Membership fee along with joining fee

$139

5.

PMI® Membership renewal fee

$129 per year

6.

PMP® Certification Exam fee for PMI® members

$405

7.

PMP® Certification Exam fee for non-members

$555

8.

Rescheduling fee for PMI® members

$275

9.

Rescheduling fee for non-members

$375

10.

PMBOK® handbook cost for members

Free

11.

PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon

12.

Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100

13.

Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100

14.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for PMI® members

$60

15.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for non-members

$150

PMP® Exam Fee: Once you pay $555, you will be able to opt for either a computer-based or a paper-based test. In case of unavailability of PMI® Test Centers, PMI® will hold only a paper-based PMP® certification test at some locations.Also, three retakes of the exam are available to all the aspirants, but for PMI® members, it costs $275 each retake, whereas non-members need to pay $375 for each retake.PMI® Membership: A fee of $129 along with a joining fee of $10 have to be paid for getting the membership. As a PMI member, you will have to pay only $405 instead of $555 for exam fee.
A PMI® member can also download the PMBOK® handbook free of charge. On the other hand, a non-member will have to buy it from Amazon by spending around $50.

Training Costs: Completion of 35 hours of training is compulsory for anyone who wants to take the PMP® exam. This can be easily done by opting for a classroom session, an instructor-led training course or online course. The online training costs can be anywhere between $399 and $499. The classroom training costs are higher and start at $699 and can go up to as high as $999 in Atlanta.

Additional Study: Other references and study materials apart from PMBOK® are also required in order to prepare meticulously for the PMP® exam. This study material cost can go up to anywhere between $40 and $100.

Practice tests that help you get an understanding of the format of the actual PMP® Certification exam are also available. These practice tests can be purchased at a cost of about $60-$100.

Credentials: Once you are PMP® Certified, it is not the end but the beginning of your Project Management journey. The certification has to be renewed every three years by paying $150. However, a PMI® member will pay a discounted fee of $60 for renewal. So a PMI® membership helps reduce your renewal cost as well.

The classroom training for PMP® in Atlanta can be quite costly. You will have to spend anywhere between $699 and $999 for this. A minimum 35 PMP® renewal PDUs can be earned if you attend the PMP® classroom training in Atlanta.

Before you shell out the PMP® training cost, make sure to be mindful of the following points:

  • First and foremost, check and make sure that you are eligible for the PMP® Certification exam.
  • Check which mode of training will be best suited for you. Consider all the options and choose the one that suits you the best.
  • Verify the study approach followed by the training provider and make sure that it suits you and will help you clear the exam in the first attempt.
  • Also, analyze the exam preparation schedule provided by the institute.
  • Last but not the least, check the kind of study material available provided for exam preparation.

A 100% PMP® Exam Pass Guarantee is provided by KnowledgeHut. It provides extensive training material, tools for exam preparation and also expert training that make the 100% PMP® Exam Pass Guarantee possible.Here are a few aspects of KnowledgeHut PMP® Certification Classroom training that prove that they can guarantee your success in the PMP® Exam:

  • KnowledgeHut has an Exam Success Formula which includes not one but six full-length mock exams, plenty of practice questionnaires, math formulae, PM templates, and also many effective exam tips and techniques.
  • You will receive email support from the expert trainers throughout the training period. Right from filling out forms to clearing all your queries even after the workshop is over, you will get the necessary assistance.
  • KnowledgeHut has a unique Eligibility Check tool which checks whether you are eligible for the PMP® certification. You can also get assistance from their experts in all steps of certification such as signing up for PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, PMI® Application Form Filling, and review of your PMI® Application.
  • Finally, there is also an interactive session of around 4-6 hours to help you prepare for the exam. This session can be scheduled by you as per your requirement once the training is done. This session by experts will help clear all your doubts before you appear for the exam.
  • If you fail to clear the PMP® exam in two attempts, KnowledgeHut gives you a 100% refund of the full course tuition fees. But, this refund will not include the discounts you received at the time of admission to the course. The only thing you need to do is attempt the exam within 90 days of course completion.

PMP® Exam in Atlanta

From 1st July 2019, all the PMI® certification exams will be shifted to Pearson VUE from Prometric Testing centre. This will be in effect for all the exams, in all countries worldwide, except for China. This was because of the flexibility offered by Pearson VUE.  The Pearson VUE offers more testing locations as compared to  Prometric. Also, Pearson VUE offers online proctoring for Certified Associate in Project Management and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® which means that candidates will be able to take the exam from the comfort of their homes.

Candidates, who have their exams scheduled on or before 30th June 2019, will have their exam taken at a Prometric test centre. For candidates who have their exam after 30th June, 2019 will have their centre moved to a Pearson VUE test centre.

Note: Scheduling, rescheduling and cancellation instructions, and policies vary by administration type: Center Based Testing [CBT] vs. Online Proctored Testing.

S.No.

Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone

1

69285

Sheltering Arms Early
Education & Family
Centers

Atlanta

385 Centennial 
Olympic Park Dr
Atlanta, Georgia
30313 United
States 

404-523-9906

2

66736

Atlanta Technical College

Atlanta

1560 Metropolitan
Pkwy SW Professional
Assessment Center
Building G Atlanta,
Georgia 30310
United States 

404-225-4681

3

77834

R & R Testing Services

Atlanta

777,Cleveland Avenue Suite 615 
Atlanta,Georgia 30315 United States

678-729-7612

4

81501

Xtreme Solutions, Inc

VUE Americas

2859 Paces Ferry Rd
SE #1100 2859 Paces
Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
30339, USA

404-883-2000

5

47003

Pearson Professional Centers-Atlanta (North) GA

VUE Americas

1117 Perimeter Center
W #311
1117,Perimeter
Center,Atlanta,GA
30338, USA

770-671-9694

6

78690

Pearson Professional Centers-Atlanta GA

VUE Americas

2 Corporate Blvd NE Suite 150

404-636-5545

7

58082

Advanced Technology Group

VUE Americas

5600 Roswell Rd #9
5600,Roswell Rd,Sandy
Springs,GA 30342, USA

404-252-9611

8

66084

Dover Training Institute

VUE Americas

3800,Camp Creek,Pkwy Building1400 Suite 102
3800,Camp Creek,Pkwy, Atlanta,GA 30349, USA

770-434-3040

9

69753

Pacific Institute of Technology

VUE Americas

3300,Northeast Expy
Building 5 3300,Northeast
Expy,Atlanta, GA 30341, 
USA

678-610-5900

10

81552

PWC Training- College Park

VUE Americas

1571,Phoenix Blvd #2 
1571,Phoenix Blvd,College Park, GA 30349, USA

770-629-4486

S.No.

Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre
Region
Test Centre Address

Test Centre
Phone

1

64572

Savannah Technical College

VUE Americas

5717,White Bluff
Rd 5717,White
Bluff,Rd, Savannah,GA
31405, USA

912-443-4148

2

64574

Savannah Technical College - Effingham Campus

VUE Americas

2890 GA-21 2890, 
GA-21, Rincon,GA 
31326, USA

912-443-4148

3

64578

Savannah Technical College - Liberty Campus

VUE Americas

100 Tech Drive Norwood,MA 02062, USA

912-408-3024

4

65172

Southern Crescent Technical College

VUE Americas

501 Varsity Rd 
501 Varsity Rd, 
Griffin,GA 30223, USA

770-229-3176

5

66514

Southeastern Technical College

VUE Americas

346 Kite Rd TN
37857, USA

478-289-2257

6

64398

Southern Regional Technical College

VUE Americas

52,Tech Drive Room D 117/118

229-391-2600

7

66445

Southern Regional Technical College

VUE Americas

800 Veterans Pkwy
B220 800 Veterans 
Pkwy, Columbus, GA
31901, USA

229-891-7000

8

64879

SunPlus Data Group, Inc.

VUE Americas

325 Lester Rd NW Suite A 325 Lester 
Rd NW, Lawrenceville,
GA 30044, USA

770-455-3264

9

82865

Systems Atlanta, Inc

VUE Americas

1100 Cobb International
Pl NW 1100 Cobb 
International Pl NW,
Kennesaw, GA 30152,

770-790-5340

10

81109

US Military CECOM FMD Marne Signal Univ-Ft Stewart

VUE Americas

4430 Barkley Road 
Building 4430, Room
228

912-435-2383

The service contact number for Atlanta region is 866-241-5527 (toll-free) and +1-952-905-7397 (toll).

Follow the below-mentioned steps to schedule PMP® Exam through Pearson VUE in Atlanta:

  1. Log into your account on the website www.PMI.org and under the Review Application Status section, you will find the “Schedule Exam” option. Click it.
  2. The Pearson VUE page comprises of a space to enter the name of your testing program. You need to type PMI® - Project Management Institute in it.Note: You need to select your testing program before scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling an exam, or you could contact a customer service representative.

  3. Or you can view the list of test sponsors if you click on ‘A to Z list of all programs
  4. As the test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute),  you’ll be able to find it if you click on P.
  5. Once you find and click on PMI® - Project Management Institute, you’ll land on a page where you need to log in using your unique PMI® eligibility ID.
  6. In the next step you’ll have to choose between Center Based Test or Online Proctored Test option.

If you select CBT option:

Continue with the below-mentioned scheduling instructions to take up the PMP® Exam (CBT) in Atlanta Test Center:

  1. Choose the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and click on Next.
  2. Review the View Testing Policies and click on Schedule this exam.
  3. Opt the test center, date, and time for your PMP® certification exam. You just need to choose your exam center in Atlanta and then choose a suitable date and time.
  4. After selecting, review the appointment and click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Follow the steps and click on Submit Order. This will confirm your appointment

If you select Online Proctored Test:

You need to consider the following steps if you choose to take up the PMP® exam in Atlanta Test Center through Online Proctored Test:

  1. Agree to the online proctoring policies after reading it and then click ‘Next’.
  2. Click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’.
  3. Choose the date and time which you wish to take your exam.
  4. Check your appointment details and then click on ‘Proceed to Checkout’.
  5. Complete the checkout by following the next steps and then click on ‘Submit Order’.

If you cancel the exam within 30 days of the scheduled date, a fee of $70 will be charged. But, if you cancel the exam within 48 hours of the scheduled date, you will get no refunds.

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® is yet to come up with any information regarding the Paper-based Testing (PBT). However, they are working on shifting the exam of candidates who are scheduled for PBT exam on or after 1st July 2019 to Pearson VUE centers.

To schedule your PMP® exam with Pearson VUE through telephone, follow the given steps -

Step 1: The representative at the Pearson VUE’s Contact Center will ask you about your Testing program, which is PMI® or the Project Management Institute.

Step 2: Next, you will have to tell the name of the examination and your PMI® ID.

Step 3: Finally, your name, address, email address, and phone number will be verified.

Here is how you can schedule the PMP® exam with test accommodations with Pearson VUE:

  • Contact the Pearson VUE Contact Center.
  • Give the details including the Testing program, name of the examination and your PMI® ID.
  • Following, you will have to verify your name, email address, phone number, and address.

Your eligibility ID is in a confirmation email that you receive after you have successfully submitted the PMP® certification fee or finished the PMP® application audit. The myPMI® section of the Pearson VUE website also contains the eligibility ID.

To reschedule or cancel your exam, follow these steps:

  • Visit the website www.PMI.org and log into your account.
  • Select the option Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam that is in the Review Application Status section.
  • Once you have selected the exam you want to reschedule or cancel, you will find an option to do the same.

Note - Remember that if you are within 48 hours of your exam and you are canceling your exam, you will have to forfeit the entire exam fee you have paid. 

The things prohibited in the Test centre include:

  • Sweaters and Coats
  • Watches, pagers, calculators, tape, recorder and cellular
  • Books and dictionaries
  • Food and Beverages
  • Eye drops and medications
  • Bags and wallets

The Online Proctor exam is appropriate for candidates who are unable to travel to their exam location.This helps them give the exam from the homes of offices. Make sure that you have the right computer equipment for the exam. Also, the Online Proctor exam is available for candidates taking either the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®or the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam.

For the Online proctor exam, make sure that you have all the system, environment, technical and testing protocol requirements. Before you register, make sure you have a system prepared for the exam. This is how you can check it:

  • Run System test and exam simulation
    • Run the exam simulation in your computer by downloading the system. Make sure that you are using the computer from the locationthat you will be taking the test from.
    • For the test, you will need a working internet connection, a webcam, and a microphone.
    • Also, you will have to take a one-question exam to make sure you have a working internet connection.

  • Review policies and procedures
    To maintain the integrity of the online proctor exam, there are certain guidelines and procedures laid out that you can check.

  • Verify System Requirements
    Make sure that your system meets all the requirements as specified for the online proctor exam.

You will be allowed to take the test at your selected Prometric Test centre.

The last date for the PMP® exam delivery at Prometric centers is 30th June 2019.

The Prometric centers in Atlanta are located at:Prometric Testing CenterAddress: 75 Piedmont Ave NE Suite 200,Atlanta, GA 30303, USAPhone:  +1 404-413-1737

Prometric Testing
Address: 2295 Parklake Dr NE #130,
Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
Phone:  +1 770-496-1954

Prometric
Address: 5909 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd,
Atlanta, GA 30328, USA
Phone:  +1 770-394-2330

In case you cancel your exam, you can request a refund. To get a refund, a request needs to be made to the PMI® 30 days before your exam eligibility expires. As soon as you receive the refund, the application will be closed, and validity of your eligibility will also end.

You are required to pay a fee to reschedule the PMP® exam. Within 30 days of your appointment, you will be able to reschedule your exam by paying a fee of $70. The steps to reschedule the PMP® exam are given below:Step 1: Login to prometric.com.Step 2: After you login to Prometric, select the test sponsor, PMI® (Project Management Institute) from the directory and then click on the search button.
Step 3: After you select the test sponsor, you will be directed to the page where you need to click the ‘RESCHEDULE/CANCEL MY TEST.’

Step 4: After clicking on ‘RESCHEDULE/CANCEL MY TEST,’ you will be on the page where you need to select your country from the available directory.

Step 5: After selecting the country, you have to enter your confirmation/tracking number and the first four characters of your last name.

Step 6: After filling in some more information, your application is confirmed. 

To schedule the exam, log in to www.prometric.com. Scheduling the test through Prometric is very easy. After you log in, you need to follow a few steps to confirm your seat for the PMP® exam:Step 1: The first step after logging in is choosing the test sponsor from the directory. Once you select the test sponsor, which is PMI® (Project Management Institute) in this case, click the search button.Step 2: Once you choose the test sponsor, you will be redirected to a page where you will get the option to schedule your test. Here, just click on the ‘SCHEDULE MY TEST’ button.
Step 3: Now you will arrive on the page where you need to select your country and state. There will be a directory from which you need to select your country as USA and state Georgia.

Step 4: Once you choose your country and state, you will arrive on a page where you will see information regarding various aspects of PMP® certification. These points include information related to eligibility for PMP® exam, documents to be carried along for the test, accommodations, time of arrival to the exam center, reschedule and cancellation policy, and online scheduling of the exam.

Step 5: Next you will arrive on the test sponsor’s privacy policy page. To move ahead, you need to confirm and agree to all the privacy clauses mentioned on the page.

Step 6: Now, you will arrive on a page where you have to enter your existing Eligibility ID and the first 4 characters of your Last Name. This is the same ID you received post payment from PMI®.

Step 7: After the information entered is verified, you will be on the page where you can choose your test date and time from the given options.

Step 8: Choose your test center and give all the other information that needs to be filled in. After this, the information will be verified, and your appointment will be confirmed.

Step 9: There is no fee to be paid to Prometric. The application fee of $405 has to be paid to the PMI® on approval of the appointment.

Step 10: On the day of the exam, arrive at the test center on time. Take a valid ID proof along with you.  The test is 4 hours long and consists of 200 questions.

Step 11:  Try and attempt all the 200 questions. As soon as you submit the test, you will get your results instantly.

If you are unable to clear the PMP® Exam in your first attempt, you still have three more chances left. You can re-apply for it with the same eligibility ID. For rescheduling, you have to pay a fee of $275 to PMI® and reschedule your PMP® exam through Prometric in Atlanta. However, if you do not clear the exam in the third re-attempt also, the entire application process will have to be started right from the beginning.

PMI® Atlanta Chapter

The PMI® basically enables project management professionals to meet, interact and learn from each other’s experiences and expertise. PMI® recognizes its chapters as local components which help build this professional community. The PMI® Atlanta Chapter provides you with an opportunity to volunteer, network, and learn through its events.

You can earn free PDUs by becoming a PMI member.  You can earn these PDUs by attending all the events and seminars hosted by PMI®. This can also help you be up-to-date with the latest happenings in the project management world. Through the certifications, conferences and other services provided by PMI®, you can stay abreast with happenings in this field. PMI also releases a newsletter that will provide you with the latest developments in the world of Project management. To add to these, the following are the other benefits you can get as a member of the PMI® Atlanta Chapter:Conferences: PMI® Atlanta Chapter offers you a platform where you can discuss the problems, solutions, applications and the latest advancements in the field of Project Management.Networking: Being a PMI® member helps you network with the top professionals in Management in your area. You also have the opportunity to share knowledge with your peers through the PMI® Atlanta chapter events. You can also keep track of job opportunities and build a strong network of connections.
Member Services: You can attend events hosted by the PMI® Atlanta Chapter exclusively for the PMI members.

Volunteer: The PMI® Atlanta Chapter also gives you the opportunity to volunteer at the various events it organizes.

The PMI® Atlanta Chapter is located at:Address:PMI® Atlanta Chapter3522 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Suite 348Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 770-765-PMI®A (7642) (voicemail only)

The PMI® Atlanta Toastmasters Meeting was organized by PMI® Atlanta Chapter.This meetup focused on honing your public speaking skills. It was valuable because:

  • PMI® Atlanta teamed up with Toastmasters International to offer a chance of honing public speaking skills.
  • Good communication is an integral part of being a leader; hence this meetup was beneficial for anyone aspiring to be a leader.
  • Along with speaking, it also helped to improve critical listening and leadership skills. 
  • This club was exclusively open to PMI® Atlanta Members. 
  • It gave members a chance to build their network and bond with fellow professionals.
  • Moreover, you also got an opportunity to earn PDUs.

The PMI® Atlanta Chapter has the following education and certification programs:

  • PMP®/CAPM® Exam Prep Boot Camp
  • Leadership and Change Management

PMI® Atlanta chapter conducts a variety of conferences and forums where you can meet other PMP® professionals in Atlanta. Following are the events that are held by PMI® Atlanta Chapter:

  • Entertainment Forum
  • Networking Events
  • Leadership and Change Management
  • Auto and Transportation Forum
  • Technology Forum
  • Governance Forum
  • PMI® Atlanta Toastmasters Meeting

PMP® Certification Salary in Atlanta

According to Indeed, the average annual salary of a Project Manager in Atlanta is $84,093 and it is at par with the national average. This data has been estimated on the basis of salary figures submitted anonymously by 466 Project Managers, users, and job advertisements posted on Indeed in the last two and a half years. The typical tenure of the Project Managers varies between 1 and 3 years in their respective organisations.

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Carrollton is $37,116, which is 56% below the national average, whereas, the annual earnings of a Project Manager in Atlanta are $84,093, which is equal to the national average.

A Project Manager in Dalton makes $60,959 on average yearly, whereas, in Atlanta, the annual average is $84,093. The Project Manager’s salary in Dalton is 28% below the national average and the salary in Atlanta meets the national average. The data has been estimated on the basis of data from employees, users, and job advertisements posted on Indeed in the past 36 months.

According to Payscale, an IT Project Manager makes an average earning of $42 per hour in Atlanta. The IT Project Manager earns an hourly wage in the range of $21.62 - $76.28 based on the level of skill and experience of the individual.

According to Payscale, an IT Project Manager earns $88,726 annually in Atlanta. The annual salary of the IT Project Manager ranges from $54,066 - $119,950 and is determined on the basis of the work experience and skills of the individual.

An entry-level IT Project Manager is someone who has 0-5 years of experience in IT.

According to Payscale, an entry-level IT Project Manager earns $68,574 on average per annum in Atlanta. The salary ranges between $44,853 - $98,148 and depends on the experience and skills of the individual.

An individual with 5-10 years of work experience in the IT sector is considered as a mid-level IT Project Manager. The annual salary range of a mid-career IT Project Manager in Atlanta is $64,572 - $113,003. The IT Project Manager earns an annual average salary of $88,077 in Atlanta.

An individual having an experience of 10-20 years is considered to be an experienced IT Project Manager. An experienced IT Project Manager draws an average annual salary of $99,453 in Atlanta. The salary range varies from $74,854 - $128,750 and the relevant skills of the individual play a major role in determining their final salary.

A late-career IT Project Manager is someone who has a work experience of more than 20 years. The average annual salary of a late-career IT Project Manager in Atlanta is $109,796 while the yearly salary ranges between $74,710 to $141,851.

The average salary of an IT Project Manager with a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant field ranges from $75,703 to $81,165 yearly in Atlanta. After adding up the yearly bonus, the salary is projected to be in the range of $77,726 - $83,951.

The annual income of an IT Project Manager with a Master’s Degree in a relevant field or an MBA is in the range of $76,426 - $82,166 in Atlanta. They are entitled to benefits such as bonus, social security, healthcare, pension, and time-off.

An IT Project Manager with a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in Atlanta has a yearly income between $77,149 - $83,167. The total projected salary (including bonus) is in the range of $79,389 - $85,971.

According to Dice, a Program Manager in Atlanta earns in the range of $94,500 to $113,000 per annum. This is approximately 30% more than the national average salary of a Project Manager.

The most common skills that are required for the role of a Program Manager in Atlanta are Project Management, Program Management, Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

A Business Analyst in Atlanta earns an annual salary in the range of $64,000 to $82,500. The salary is approximately 12% less than the national average salary for the role of a Project Manager.

The top 10 common skills required for the role of a Business Analyst in Atlanta are Business Analysis, QA, Project Management, SQL, Agile, Acceptance Testing, Microsoft Visio, Use Cases, Business Process, and SDLC.

According to Dice, a Scrum Master can earn in the range of $80,500 to $95,000 annually in Atlanta, which is 10% more than the national average salary of a Project Manager. The skills play a vital role in determining the final package of the individual.

The 10 major skills required for the role of Scrum Master in Atlanta are Agile, Scrum Master, Project Management, Scrum, QA, Business Analysis, Sprint, JIRA, Microsoft Project, and Product Owner.

A Product Manager in Atlanta has an average annual salary in the range of $90,000 to $108,500. It is 24% more than the national average salary of the Project Managers having same years of work experience.

The most common skills that are necessary for the role of Product Manager in Atlanta are Product Management, Project Management, Agile, Marketing, QA, Roadmaps, Sales, Business Analysis, Product Development, and Scrum.

According to Dice, an IT Manager has an annual income in the range of $71,500 to $91,000 in Atlanta. This is equivalent to the national salary for the role of a Project Manager.

The major skills that are compulsory for the role of an IT Manager in Atlanta are IT Management, Project Management, Active Directory, Network, Technical support, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware, Infrastructure, and Networking.

A Project Coordinator in Atlanta has an average annual salary that ranges from $50,000 and $59,500. The mentioned salary range is of a Project Coordinator having 5 years of experience and it is 31% lesser than the national average salary of a Project Manager.

The skills that are required for the of Project Coordinator in Atlanta are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

According to Dice, the average income per annum of a PMO varies from $91,500 to $126,500 in Atlanta. Strong technical expertise and demonstrated experience play a major role in determining the salary.

The major skills that are compulsory for the role of a PMO in Atlanta are Project Management, PMO, Program Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, QA, Change Management, Business Analysis, Finance, and SDLC.

Company

Annual Salary

SalesLoft

$55k-$88k

Hiscox

$90k-$126k

Ultimate Software

$78K-$105K

Red Clay Consulting

$57K-$82K

Slalom LLC

$115K-$160K

AFL

$49K-$72K

PrimeRevenue

$92K-$129K

ServiceTitan

$47k-$73k

McCarthy Building Co

$81K-$112K

UserTesting

$45K-$70K

According to Payscale, a Project Manager - Construction has an average pay of $20.95 per hour in Atlanta. The hourly rate can range between $9.93 to $41.46.

According to Payscale, a Project Manager - Construction earns $67,434 on average annually in Atlanta. The annual salary ranges from $42,475 - $101,964 and depends on the skills and work experience of the individual.

An entry-level Project Manager - Construction is someone who has spent 0-5 years in the field of Construction. The average annual earning of an entry-level Project Manager - Construction is $54,592 in Atlanta. The minimum salary is $35,882 and it can go up to $79,460 per annum.

A mid-career Project Manager - Construction has an experience of 5-10 years in the field of Construction. The average yearly wage of a mid-career Project Manager - Construction is $70,743 in Atlanta. According to Payscale, it may vary from $50,188 to $106,654 based on the skills and experience of the individual.

A Project Manager with 10-20 years of experience in the field of Construction is considered to be an experienced Project Manager - Construction and the average pay per annum for this role is $74,546 in Atlanta. The yearly salary ranges from $49,677 to $107,659 depending on the individual’s skills and work experience.

A late-career Project Manager - Construction is someone who has an experience of more than 20 years in the field of Construction. The average annual earning of a late-career Project Manager - Construction is $84,039 in Atlanta. The yearly salary ranges from $49,804 to $116,824 and is determined on the basis of the skills, qualities, and work experience of the individual.

According to Salary.com, the average yearly earning of a Project Manager - Construction having a Bachelor’s Degree varies from $93,159 to $100,235 in Atlanta. The projected annual salary after the bonus is in the range of $97,074 - $104,106.

A Project Manager - Construction with a Master’s Degree or an MBA has an average annual salary in the range of $94,116 - $101,181 in Atlanta. According to Salary.com, after including the bonus, the expected salary is in the range of $98,006 to $105,368.

The average yearly salary of a Project Manager - Construction having a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in the relevant profile ranges from $95,073 to $102,127 in Atlanta. The average annual bonus is approximately $4,100 per year.

The annual average earning of a Director of Information Security in Atlanta is in the range of $124,000 to $153,000. The salary is 92% more than the national average salary of the Construction Managers with the same amount of work experience.

The skills that are compulsory for the role of a Director of Information Security in Atlanta are Information Security, Security, Project Management, Senior Management, CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, Network, Cyber security, and Incident Management.

A Project Engineer in Atlanta earns an average annual salary in the range of $66,500 to $86,500. The yearly earnings are 3% more than the national average income of a Construction Manager with the same work experience.

The major skills that are necessary to be eligible for the role of Project Engineer in Atlanta are Project Engineering, Project Management, QA, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Operations, Drawing, and Networking.

Company

Annual Salary

GPAC

$77K-$117K

CF Real Estate Services

$76k-$116k

Hoar Construction

$70k-$107k

CRB Consulting Engineers

$85k-$127k

Emory University

$60k-$92k

WK Dickson

$78k-$121k

Georgia Tech

$61K-$93K

Cox Enterprises

$84k-$139k

SCS Engineers

$69k-$100k

Hoar Construction

$59k-$89k

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in San Diego, CA is $94,404, which is 12% above the national average, whereas, the average annual salary of a Project Manager in Atlanta is $84,093 and it is at par with the national average.

The annual salary of a Project Manager in Philadelphia is $83,251 and the annual salary for the same role in Atlanta is $84,093. The annual salary of both the cities meets the national average.

Typically, the annual earnings of a Project Manager in Vancouver are $84,507, which meets the national average. On the other hand, the annual average salary of a Project Manager in Atlanta is $84,093 and it meets the national average.

An increment of 30% to 35% is expected for 180 out of 250 PMP® certified professionals in Atlanta. Such an increase in salary is possible for only 80 out of 250 non-certified professionals. We have derived this data from certified & non-certified Project Management Professionals working in Atlanta.

Soon after completing their PMP® certification, 120 out of 250 professionals got promoted in Atlanta. We have collected this data from 500 self-reported certified and non-certified professionals in Atlanta. These are the people who got promoted in the financial year 2017-18.

Many big companies in Atlanta prefer certified Project Managers over their non-certified peers.  In general, companies shortlist candidates who have PMP® certification along with certain desired base skills. The other preferred skills include Program management, PMO, Operations, Microsoft Project, Change management, Agile, QA, Finance, SDLC and more.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

The validity of the PMP® certification is 3 years. It can be renewed by earning PDUs in order to fulfill the Continue Certification Requirements (CCR).

It is necessary to earn 60 PDUs in order to maintain your PMI® certification as required by the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

Following are the steps in the process for participation in the CCR program:

Step 1

Earn a PMI® certification

 

The moment you clear the PMP® exam, your CCR cycle starts, and it expires after 3 years.

Step 2

Participate in professional development activities

 

You are required to participate in professional development activities. These help you earn your PDUs.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs

 

The CCRS (CCR System) is where you submit for your certifications PDU claims.

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements

 

Meeting the CCR requirements by earning PDUs is mandatory for your certification.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay renewal fee

 

The PMI® provides information regarding renewal and payment.

Step 6

CCR Renewal Complete

 

You must adhere to certain guidelines to maintain your certification.

There are a lot of professional development activities that come under the following categories:

  • Education
  • Giving back to the Profession.

You can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs by taking part in an activity in the Education field.

According to PMI, every Project Management practitioner must have certain skills related to the technical domain, leadership and business intelligence. The PMI Talent TriangleTM comprises of such crucial skills, mentioned below:Technical project management: It includes practical skills and behaviors related to Project, Program and Portfolio Management.Leadership: For achieving certain business goals, it is imperative for the Project Managers to have leadership-oriented behavior, skills, and knowledge.
Strategic and business management: Other critical factors that help achieve success and enhance performance are industry expertise and knowledge. 

PDU can be earned through one hour of activity that helps in your professional development. 

Here are five of those activities in the Education category that can get you PDUs:

  • Training or Courses
  • Online or Digital Media
  • Organizational Meetings
  • Reading
  • Informal Learning

The PMI® Atlanta Chapter hosts a lot of training and educational events. These events give you access to a variety of options including:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events

Pros:

  • PMI® Atlanta chapter hosts various formal events which include seminars, conferences, and other learning events.
  • These events usually continue for 1-3 days.
  • Such events expose you to knowledge and ideas shared by the experts from various industries and also from other project management professionals.

Cons:

  • Such events are usually not free of charge and cost money.
  • You may need permission from your company in order to attend these events as you will be away for a long time.

ELearning On-demand Courses

Pros:

  • PMI® Atlanta Chapter helps you augment your knowledge at your own pace through E-learning. It offers many on-demand courses.

Cons:

  • These courses come from PMI® and are chargeable.

Education Courses

Pros:

  • PMI® Atlanta Chapter offers many educational courses recognized by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of PMI. Pursuing these courses can help you advance in academics.

Cons:

  • These courses demand interest and commitment. So if you are not inclined to academics, it would be difficult for you to pursue these GAC courses.

Training Courses

Pros:

  • You can add  to your knowledge and expertise by joining different training courses related to project management, provided by different third-party institutes and Registered Education Providers (REP).

Cons:

  • The REPs and third-party institutions have their own schedule for these programs.
  • You have to ensure you have the budget for these courses and also if they are at a convenient time for you.

There is a 60 PDU bundle training program provided by established Registered Education Providers. You can sign-up for such a program online. Before joining a particular program, make sure that the allocation of PDUs in the Education category should be as per the minimum requirements for the PMI Talent Triangle skill areas. The required PDUs for each PMI triangle area are as follows:

Education PDUs - Minimum Talent Triangle Requirements

Certification

Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI Talent Triangle

Total Minimum Required

PMP®

8

8

8

11

35

According to PMI, you need to obtain a minimum number of PDUs in each of the skill areas of the PMI Talent Triangle—technical, leadership, and strategic and business management. This is a mandatory requirement to maintain your certification actively. There may be instances that PDUs you earn from the education category exceed this amount, but there is no cap on the number of PDUs that can be earned in this category. The good thing is you will gain more knowledge and expertise that would help you advance in your career.

There are a few courses that would help you earn a 60 PDU bundle. This table given here provides the list of four courses and the number of PDUs associated with them. You should opt for the courses that will provide the minimum or more number of PDUs required for recertification, on completion:

Courses

PMI PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training

45 PMI PDUs

Agile and Scrum Training

8 PMI PDUs

ITIL Foundation Certification Training

16 PMI PDUs

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

35 PMI PDUs

Following are the activities and courses which are part of three components of the PMI Talent TriangleTM:

Technical

Leadership

Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization

Estimation

Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Governance

Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling

Brainstorming

Business acumen

Earned value management

Influencing

Competitive analysis

Performance Management

Listening

Market awareness

Risk Management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

Yes, you can earn PMP® PDUs through Organization Meetings, Reading, and Informal Learning. The table given here provides the list of such activities and courses:

Activities

Ways to earn your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  •        Attend a session about a talent triangle component at a professional meeting to earn 1-2 PDUs.
  •       Apart from attending an educational session, you can attend a keynote session in a PMI seminar or conference.

Reading

  •        Do you love reading books? Well, this can help you meet the CCR to earn PDU for PMP® renewal.

         Cons:

  •        However, according to PMI, you can earn only a limited number if PDUs through this mode.

Informal Learning

  •        Attending a few informal sessions can also earn you PMP® renewal PDUs.
  •         If you attend a few interactive sessions where you share ideas with experts, you can also earn PMP® renewal PDUs.

Giving back to the profession includes the following activities that can earn you PMP® renewal PDUs:

Roles

Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs

Practitioner

Apply all the knowledge that you have learned and gathered in all the years of your work by actively working as a Practitioner and contributing to various projects.

Create Content

If you like writing or creating presentations, then you can use these skills by blogging, or even conducting webinars thereby earning your PMP® renewal PDUs.

Presentation

If you have strong communication skills, you can earn a few PMP® renewal PDUs by presenting papers in conferences or seminars.

Volunteer

The PMI® website offers volunteering opportunities. If you wish to work for social causes, mention your experience in volunteering and the number of hours you can give to these activities.

Webinars

Attending the webinars that are often conducted by PMI can also earn you 1-2 PDUs. However, follow the time of these webinars as they are conducted in different time zones.

A maximum of 25 PDUs is there to earn if you give back or add value to the profession.

Categories

PDUs

Work as a Project management practitioner

8 maximum

Others

17 maximum

Meet your instructors

Bhupinder

Bhupinder Singh

project management

Mr. Bhupinder Singh, is an accomplished, recognized expert, and individual in Six Sigma Implementation projects with more than a decade and a half long career & experience at major multinationals in Quality and operations function.

He is a Practising leader in Six Sigma subject matter and is passionate about developing core competencies of people interested in Six Sigma subject. He has successfully implemented Six Sigma and Lean in various organizations and Processes in India, Malaysia, United States and Other Countries.
He is also a Lean Expert, ISO 9000 Auditor, Balanced Scorecard Implementation Expert, PMP, ITIL & Six Sigma Deployment Leader with rich Operations and Process excellence related experience in Services & IT domains.

His experience lies in various domains like ITES, ITSM, Software Organizations & financial companies. As a Master Black Belt and Deployment Leader, he has trained professionals within the organization and has guided high value lean, Black Belt and Green Belt projects and has worked on and mentored high worth (some projects over $3million benefit) improvement projects.

With deep implementation expertise in Balanced Score Card, BPM, Process Reengineering, CMM & Simulation, he has led BPM (Business Process Management) initiative in various organizations.
His projects on Process Reengineering and simulations have been presented at national and international levels.

He also has the credit of training and mentoring middle and senior management personnel in Lean, Balanced Score Card, CMM, Blue Ocean Vs Red Ocean Strategy and Statistical Process Control in addition to Six Sigma.

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Chandra

Chandra M R

PRINCE 2, ITIL,DEVOPS,PMP

A professional having extensive experience in IT Governance, IT Service Management, Information Security, Consulting, Project Management, Customer engagement, Prospect conversion, Training, Audit and leading people & project teams. Poses’ excellent skills in defining and implementing effective policies and procedures & have excellent leadership, presentations and communication skills. Have handled the responsibilities in the areas mentioned below, for the projects across the globe, in IT & Telecom Industry.

 Define IT Strategy, aligning to business strategy to meet business objectives
 Define, Deploy and Monitor IT Services and IT Processes
 To set and provide the direction to the IT Organization to achieve business goals & Objectives
 Provide Consultancy Services & Project Management Services for ITSM, ITES & Telecom Projects.
 Ensure the business retention and growth through effective business relationship management.
 Achieving Service Delivery Objectives through Adherence to Quality & SLA needs, Improvement initiatives, Non-linearity derive etc.,
 Conduct Training on IT Service Management & Project Management based on ITIL & PMP, and on Organization Processes etc.,

Certification & Training:

IT Service Management:

 ITIL Expert 
 TIPA (Tudor IT Process Assessment) Lead Assessor 
 COBIT 5
 ISO 20000 (Trained)

Project Management:

 Project Management Professional (PMP)
 PRINCE2

Quality Management:  ISO 9001 (Trained)

Information Security:  ISO 27001 (Trained) 

Org Practices:

 DevOps
 HORENSO

A firm believer of that, “Business success can be seen only if customer see value in the services”, “Proactive Service Management is the secret of achieving service excellence”

Won 2nd Prize in the nation level debate competition on "Product, Program & Portfolio Management"​

 
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Antony

Antony Joseph

Consultant | Auditor | Trainer ISO 9001, 14001, 5S, Lean Six Sigma, PMP

A certified project management (PMP) and quality management (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, IATF 16949, LSBB, ZED) professional with rich experience in managing portfolios, handling projects. training, implementing, monitoring and improving processes that benefits the organization and also complies towards customers and management system standards requirements.

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Sankar

Sankar Govindaraja

PMI-RMP,PMP,Change Management

I introduce myself as a Management Consultant & Corporate Trainer. I have a Post-Graduate Degree in Engineering (M.Tech) from IIT, Kharagpur with an MBA with Distinction from Strathclyde University, UK. I have more than 25 years of experience in India, Canada & the Gulf countries in the senior executive management positions in Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, Project Management and International Marketing. I have also obtained Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) accreditations from Project Management Institute (PMI), USA. 

As a Senior Project Management Executive, I have executed a number of projects across various sectors and also trained, supervised and managed Project Management Teams. I was involved in business developmental activities as well. 

I had also served as Local Counselor for Management Subjects as part of MBA Program in Oman & Bahrain offered by Strathclyde University from UK. I conducted PMI’s PMP Accreditation Preparation courses in association with one of the leading Training Institutes in Bahrain. 

I am a well-known orator and public speaker in the Gulf Region. I am one of the Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) that is the highest award one can get from Toastmasters International, USA. 

I attended 12th and 13th Project Management Institute – Arabian Gulf Chapter (PMI-AGC)’s International Project Management Conferences in 2009 & 2011 respectively. 

In Dec 2012, I had performed as the Chairman of a Technical Session in the AgriCon 2012 – Conference on Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Farming Dynamics organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Chennai, India.

For more details about the consultancy activities, please visit the web site: www.prosightmc.com. My Indian associates are Sathya Associates and KRISHMAA – a Community Cluster Development Organization.

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Chris

Chris Cochran

Senior Manager / International Agile Coach

Chris has been an Agile and Scrum Coach since the year 2013.  He mentors and trains teams, fellow Scrum Masters and organizations to become more Lean and Agile.  He has successfully conducted Agile and Scrum coaching and training sessions for multinational companies in the Asia Pacific region particularly in Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia and Indonesia.  

He currently works full-time as a department manager for Software Development and QA in a software / IT company based in the Philippines which caters to the Quick Service Restaurant industry.  He has around nineteen years’ experience in the IT industry with focus on Agile, Scrum, Project Management, Change Management, and Process Improvement. Chris with his expertise has worked with such prestigious companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Nokia, Japan Airlines, Burger King and KFC and several other companies in the Philippines, Australia, and the USA.

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Akbar

Akbar Azwir

Project Management Consultant & Trainer

Akbar’s extensive repertoire of certifications and industry experience speaks for itself. With multiple years of work experience in the areas of IT Management, IT Project Management, Strategic Management, Operational Management and Organizational Behaviour, Akbar has now focused his energies and expertise in training professionals to become better managers and leaders.

His list of certifications include PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP), Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Mikrotik Certified Trainer (MCT), Mikrotik Certified Routing Engineer (MTCRE), Cisco Certified Network Associates (CCNA) and Six Sigma White Belt. He has extensive experience in public speaking domains and has conducted training workshops in Indonesia and other places.

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  • Associate Project Managers
  • Project Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Analysts
  • Project Leaders
  • Senior Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Product Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Sponsors
  • Project Team Members seeking PMP® or CAPM®

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Curriculum

  • What is PMI® & PMBOK® Guide?
  • Evolution of the Project Management Institute
  • Certifications offered by the PMI®
  • PMI® contact resources
  • What is PMP®?
  • Prerequisites for the PMP® Exam
  • PMP® Exam Syllabus
  • How is the PMP® Exam Structured? 
  • Definition of a Project 
  • What is Project Management?
  • What is Operations Management?
  • What is Program Management?
  • What is Portfolio Management?
  • Project Management Office (PMO)
  • Portfolio, Program, Project – A High Level View
  • Mission, Vision, Goal, Strategy, Objective and Tactic
  • Organizational Strategy
  • Project’s Link with Organizational Strategy
  • Strategic Alignment of Projects
  • Business Benefits
  • Benefits Realization
  • Business Value
  • Constraints
  • Organizational Systems
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Product Life Cycle
  • Role of a Project Manager 
  • Project Life Cycle Overview
  • Project Life Cycle vs. Project Management process
  • Stakeholders
  • Key Stakeholders
  • Process Groups and Knowledge Areas
  • Inputs/outputs of the 49 Project Management processes
  • Organizational influences on Project Management
  • What is Project Integration Management?
  • Role of project team
  • Role of project sponsor
  • Project selection methods
  • Project charter and role of project manager in charter development
  • Lessons learned for continuous improvement
  • Project Integration Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Project Scope Management?
  • Product Scope vs. Project Scope
  • Project Scope Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Project Schedule Management?
  • What is Project Schedule?
  • Gantt Charts
  • Network Diagram
  • Estimation
  • Schedule Network Analysis Techniques
  • PERT, PERT Analysis, Critical Path Method and Schedule Compression
  • Project Schedule Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Project Cost Management?
  • Differentiate between Cost Estimating and Cost Budgeting
  • Key Terminology in Project Cost Management
  • Earned Value Technique
  • Project Cost Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Quality?
  • What is Quality Management?
  • Cost of Quality
  • Seven Basic Tools of Quality
  • Project Quality Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Resource Management?
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Project Sponsor
  • Functional Manager vs. Project Manager
  • Conflict Management
  • Motivation Theory
  • Project Resource Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Communication?
  • Communication Methods, Technology and Channels
  • Basic Communication Model
  • Key Terminology in Project Communication Management
  • Project Communication Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • What is Risk?
  • Project Management Risks
  • How is Risk & EMV calculated?
  • Risk Classification
  • Decision Tree Analysis
  • Risk Reserve & Contingency Reserve
  • Key Terminology in Project Risk Management
  • Project Risk Management Knowledge Area processes
  • What is a Contract?
  • Different Types of Contracts
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of contract types
  • Key Terminology in Project Procurement Management
  • Project Procurement Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • Who is a Stakeholder?
  • Stakeholder Register
  • Various Analytical Techniques for Stakeholder Analysis
  • Managing stakeholder engagement and relationship
  • Key Terminology in Project Stakeholder Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management Knowledge Area Processes
  • PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct
  • Vision and purpose of the Code
  • To whom does the Code apply?
  • Structure of the Code
  • Aspirational and Mandatory Conduct
  • Responsibility and Ethics Complaints
  • Description of Respect, Fairness and Honesty
  • PMP® - Example Questions Formats
  • PMP® - Tricky Test Questions
  • Exam Tips and Tricks

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PMP® Certification Course in Atlanta, GA

ALL THAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PMP® CERTIFICATION IN ATLANTA

Like many other professionals, you would also be seeking ways to get PMP®certification in Atlanta. This article is all about the information that you need to know in detail about PMP® course, before you start looking out for institutes which provide project management courses in Atlanta. This article will provide basic information about the course, the examination and criteria. PMP® certification is provided by PMI®for those who crack their examination. There are several institutes like KnowledgeHut, which provides training for taking up that examination and cracking it in one attempt.

Why this course?

The PMP® certification wills portrait you as a qualified project manager. With this certification, you can clearly show people that you have undergone intensive training for project management certification in Atlanta and are well versed in international principles of project management. You will also gain professional guidance and practical knowledge which will help you manage various constraints of a project like resource, time or money. If you take up the PMP® training courses in Atlanta from reputed institutes like KnowledgeHut, you would be able to expand your awareness in the field, in a professional way.

The examination in detail

The PMP® certification training classes in Atlanta which you attended are for cracking the PMP® examination which is conducted by PMI® based on the concepts from PMBOK® guide. Here are a few details about the test which you should know.

a)The test is for four hours and comprises 200 questions.

b)In those 200 questions, only 175 will be taken for scoring and remaining are seeding questions.

c)There are five domains in this examination namely, the initiation, planning, executive, monitoring & control & close out and, code of Ethics & professional conduct.

d)The final score is decided by number of correct answers and psychometric analysis.

e)The questions can be from PMBOK® guide, definitions, numerical questions, management concept, code of ethics or even situational questions related to project management.

Who can take this examination?

Not everyone can take this examination. You should have the following criteria to apply for the examination.

a)Any bachelor degree holder

b)Minimum three years experience with 4500 hours of work, related to project management

c)35 hours of formal project management education

Or

a) Diploma or any other associate degree

b)Five years of experience with 7500 hours of work related to project management

c)35 hours of formal project management education.

 

 Now, you know a gist of what PMP® course is all about. Now, it is time to search for the best institute. It is better to pick top class institutes in Atlanta, like KnowledgeHut. You can take up online training in KnowledgeHut by enrolling with virtual classroom training, online videos and use e-learning materials or recorded online classes. The advantages of choosing an online training program are numerous. However, if you are choosing any institute in Atlanta which provides brick and mortar classes, it is not a big drawback. All that matters is that you should be registered to a certified and reputed institute like KnowledgeHut for project management training in Atlanta.