Course Highlights

Personalized guidance by renowned global trainers, certified by PMI®

Get the mandatory 35 PDUs certificate to be eligible for PMP® certification.

Comprehensive exam prep support with full-length mock exams featuring 1200 practice questions, discussion forums, exam simulation and more.

Get expert assistance with PMI® registration, PMI® membership and review of PMI® application.

From enrolling for exams to solving your doubts post-workshop, we’ve got your back. Learn from expert practitioners and pass the exam in your first attempt.

Our goal is to have you pass the exam the first time. You have our commitment and guidance all along the way. T&C apply.

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Get trained by active practitioners who bring on board the best of their experience implementing project management principles across tech and other industries.


Access to extensive resources including the latest articles and case studies and practice tests, prepared by industry experts.


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Globally Recognized Credential

PMP® Certification


  • A 4-year degree with 4,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects OR a secondary degree with 7,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of formal project management education

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  • 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

Frequently Asked Questions

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the gold standard for professionals in space of project management. This credential is a globally renowned certification that’s highly valued and recognized in the field of project management. It indicates your level of competence and expertise as a project manager who can lead and handle even the most complex projects. Additionally, industry reports claim that professionals with PMP® certification earn 20% percent than those without the credential.  Enrolling for this course and gaining the PMP® certificate will:

  • Give your career an extra boost by making you eligible for the best roles in the top companies globally.
  • Enhance your versatility and expand your skillset through rigorous training and coursework.

A Project Management Professional is entrusted with some of the core responsibilities in an enterprise. Right from overseeing a project to using one’s skillset during the implementation and reporting stages, a PMP® is indispensable. Expertise in project management will help you in:

  • Designing, organizing, executing and completing projects within the set deadlines and allocated budget.
  • Choosing the right resources for a project and managing them effectively
  • Enforcing professional and social responsibility
  • Finding and analysing constraints and assumptions
  • Ensuring control over a project through performance trackers
  • Predicting potential risks and charting the right approach to prevent them.

1. Terminologies and concepts

Understand and apply project management terminologies and concepts 

2. Project Management best practice

Apply global Project Management Standards from PMI®  to real-world situations for successful results

3. Problem solving

Provide faster solutions to clients, ensure compliance, reduce risk factors and save time and costs 

4. Clear communication

Ensure open communication between stakeholders and team members

5. Maintain budget, schedules

Ensure that the project stays within scheduled costs and timeframes 

6. Become a good leader

Lead and motivate the team to perform better

7. Full prep for exam

Attempt a first time pass of PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam 

8. Master PMBOK®

The Five Process Groups, Ten Knowledge Areas, And The Area Of Professional and Social Responsibility

The class itself has no restrictions. However, 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


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

  • 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®
Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training in the classroom and virtual formats.

Your instructors are PMI® approved instructors who have years of industry experience.

  1. Check whether you have achieved the experience criteria for eligibility.
  2. Undertake 35 hours of training from a PMI REP.
  3. Apply for and schedule the exam.
  4. Pay the cost of the exam, which  is $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.
  5. Chart out a study schedule, allowing adequate time for studying the PMBOK® Guide and other resources.

Successful completion of the exam and passing it gives you the opportunity to become a certified Project Management Professional. With this title, you can apply to get jobs across the countries and become a globally recognized project manager. 

The PMP® examination is comprised of 200 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 4 hours. Of the 200 questions, 25 are considered pretest questions and do not affect the score. Please check the PMP® handbook for complete details at this link:  PMP® handbook

PMI’s passing score for the PMP® exam for each aspirant is different. The exam score is determined based on the difficulty level of the set of PMP® exam questions you have answered. PMI uses a scientific approach to determine whether a PMP® candidate is eligible for the PMP® certification. The report card will show the Target level i.e. above Target, Target, Below Target and Needs Improvement.

When you apply for the certification, PMI grants you a 1-year period during which time you are eligible to appear for the exam 3 times. The first attempt at the PMP® exam costs $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.

If you fail at the first attempt, you can retake the PMP® exam again at a cost. It is $275 for the computer-based exam for PMI members and $375 for non-members. It is cheaper for the paper-based exam. It is $150 for a PMI member and $300 for a non-member.

If you fail the second attempt, you still need to pay to retake the PMP® exam.

If you fail to pass even after the third attempt, then you are required to wait for 1 full year from the date of your last test attempt before re-applying for the exam.

You will get more details here:

What Learners are saying

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Very professional learning imparted by the trainer with real life scenarios. Query solving was the fastest.

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The PMP preparation training that I took, was very elaborate and helpful. The trainer is extremely supportive, and reachable. There could be some improvements done in accessing the materials, I had a bit of challenge there. Also, a few more mock assessments would really help. Overall, a great learning experience with KnowledgeHut!

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The training was precise and tailored to the need. However, the exhaustive material could not be fully covered due to time constraint. Look forward to continuing my learning journey with KnowledgeHut.

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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 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)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in Atlanta

$399 to $499


PMP® classroom training in Atlanta

$699 to $999


Membership cost for PMI® Atlanta Chapter



PMI® Membership fee along with joining fee



PMI® Membership renewal fee

$129 per year


PMP® Certification Exam fee for PMI® members



PMP® Certification Exam fee for non-members



Rescheduling fee for PMI® members



Rescheduling fee for non-members



PMBOK® handbook cost for members



PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon


Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100


Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100


Renewal cost of PMP® certification for PMI® members



Renewal cost of PMP® certification for non-members


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


Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone



Sheltering Arms Early
Education & Family


385 Centennial 
Olympic Park Dr
Atlanta, Georgia
30313 United




Atlanta Technical College


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




R & R Testing Services


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




Xtreme Solutions, Inc

VUE Americas

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




Pearson Professional Centers-Atlanta (North) GA

VUE Americas

1117 Perimeter Center
W #311
30338, USA




Pearson Professional Centers-Atlanta GA

VUE Americas

2 Corporate Blvd NE Suite 150




Advanced Technology Group

VUE Americas

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




Dover Training Institute

VUE Americas

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




Pacific Institute of Technology

VUE Americas

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




PWC Training- College Park

VUE Americas

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



Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre
Test Centre Address

Test Centre



Savannah Technical College

VUE Americas

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




Savannah Technical College - Effingham Campus

VUE Americas

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




Savannah Technical College - Liberty Campus

VUE Americas

100 Tech Drive Norwood,MA 02062, USA




Southern Crescent Technical College

VUE Americas

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




Southeastern Technical College

VUE Americas

346 Kite Rd TN
37857, USA




Southern Regional Technical College

VUE Americas

52,Tech Drive Room D 117/118




Southern Regional Technical College

VUE Americas

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




SunPlus Data Group, Inc.

VUE Americas

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




Systems Atlanta, Inc

VUE Americas

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




US Military CECOM FMD Marne Signal Univ-Ft Stewart

VUE Americas

4430 Barkley Road 
Building 4430, Room


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 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 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
  • 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.

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.

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 30319Phone: 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.


Annual Salary





Ultimate Software


Red Clay Consulting


Slalom LLC








McCarthy Building Co




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, 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, 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.


Annual Salary



CF Real Estate Services


Hoar Construction


CRB Consulting Engineers


Emory University


WK Dickson


Georgia Tech


Cox Enterprises


SCS Engineers


Hoar Construction


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


  • 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.


  • 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


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


  • These courses come from PMI® and are chargeable.

Education Courses


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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).


  • 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


Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI Talent Triangle

Total Minimum Required







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:


PMI PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training


Agile and Scrum Training


ITIL Foundation Certification Training


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training


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



Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization


Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis


Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling


Business acumen

Earned value management


Competitive analysis

Performance Management


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:


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.


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


  •        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:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


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.


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


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.


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.



Work as a Project management practitioner

8 maximum


17 maximum

PMP® Certification Course in Atlanta, GA


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


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.

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