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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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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

  • 5/5

Nov, 2020

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

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Training was really good and informative. Many tips were given on answering questions. Overall training was really good .

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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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A very good session which gave insight about the PMBOK guide and the PMP exam. Good tutor and mentor. A really nice experience!

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Course material is good and learning experience was great. Help provided for certification is useful. Very professional approach for conducting training by KnowledgeHut.

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The training sessions, presentations, material all are very good. Overall learning experience is just great.  It was very good training, the trainer has great knowledge and shares it. Good explaining skills as well. Highly recommend 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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Project Manager

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PMP® Certification Austin

The PMP® certification, provided by the Project Management Institute, is a globally acknowledged certification. PMP® certification in Austin follows the same set of guidelines that the PMI has set across the world. Since it’s universally accepted, everything from the eligibility requirement to the certification process remains the same in Austin as it does across the world. 

There are several perks you get to enjoy through this PMP® certification at a professional level.  The benefits are as follows:

  • Career Advancement- PMP® certification will propel your career by making you eligible for some of the top designations in companies worldwide.
  • Expands your expertise- Getting a PMP® certification will improve your versatility and skillset so that you can handle even the most challenging projects at your workplace with ease.
  • Higher earning potential- Earning this certification will not only add credibility to your skills but also boost your prospects of getting a raise as well as a promotion in your job.

  • Globally accepted-  PMP® certification is an international recognition of your mettle in project management to employers across the world.

  • Better job opportunities- The best jobs are always saved for those who have the proper training, experience, and knowledge which can be achieved by PMP® certification.

  • Makes you capable of taking on challenging  projects - The certification showcases your skills and will get you opportunities and projects that are challenging and important.

  • Increases visibility to recruiters- According to studies, companies prefer hiring managers who are PMP® certified rather than non-certified individuals.

  • Networking opportunities- PMP® certification allows to you connect with people and network with other managers, locally and internationally.

  • Job Security- Being a highly-specialized skill set, a PMP® certification will never go out of relevance. That’s why certified individuals will stay in demand  for a wide range of opportunities in this field. 

While searching for the best PMP® certification training institute in Austin, make sure that they provide the following options:

  • Classroom training
  • Online learning
  • Live training or through Instructor-led

Moreover, you should also keep the following things in mind before you registering for the PMP® certification training:

  • Research about the PMP® course you want to join.
  • Check whether they conduct Simulation Mock Tests to help you with your exam preparation.
  • You would need about 2-3 study hours every day for 45 days to pass the exam, see if the training center provides you with that kind of support.
  • Make sure the institute offers classroom training because the PMP® syllabus is huge and it needs proper training and attention.
  • On completion of the training, the institute should provide you with a hard copy of the study material, 35 hours certificate and also a good training venue. 

Here is a list of the things you need to make sure while looking out for the best PMP® trainer:

  • Check the testimonials of the trainer.
  • Check if they will be ready to provide offline communications and assistance.
  • See whether the study hours are flexible.
  • Are you being provided with all the required study materials? 
  • Are they providing you with study assistance during the course and after it? 
  • Is your training institute a REP (Registered Education Provider)?
  • Can you access the courses 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 a PMP® certification online:

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

PMP® Certification Eligibility Austin

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

  1. The academic education requires a secondary diploma or a degree. 
  2. 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. 
  3. 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 ups and downs but the self-learning is considered 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 Austin

The PMP® certification  fee does not just include exam fee and the training fee, but it involves other costs too. Apart from these costs, the expected costs include the cost of exam material, PMI membership and the cost for scheduling and rescheduling through Prometric.The exam fee is similar around the globe and is charged in US dollars by the PMI (Project Management Institute). For PMI members the cost is $405 and $555 for non-PMI members. PMI members can also take up to 3 retakes by giving an extra amount of $275 for each test, whereas, the non-members will have to pay $375 for each test. The following table provides the clear idea about the costs: 

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in Austin

$399 to $699


PMP® classroom training in Austin

$699 to $999


Membership cost for PMI Austin 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: The PMP® exam can be either computer-based or paper-based. To appear in the PMP® exam, you will have to pay a test fee of $555. If there are no PMI test centers available; the PMI conducts a paper-based test.PMI Membership: If you register yourself for the Project Management Institute (PMI) membership, you will get a discount on your exam fee, and it will reduce from $555 to $405. The membership fee is $129 and joining fee $10.You can download PMBOK® handbook free of cost if you are a registered member of PMI, but for a non-member, it will cost $50 when ordering it from Amazon.

Training costs:
To pass the PMP® exam, you need at least 35 hours of training. You can do this either by taking instructor-led setting or classroom training. You also get an option to choose an online course. The cost of online training in Austin can fluctuate from $399 to $699 whereas; the value of classroom training depends on the time duration

Additional Study:  To help you focus on the essential topics of the PMP® exam, you will require extra study material besides PMBOK®. This will cost somewhere around $40 to $100. You can also receive practice tests for $60 to $100 for a better understanding of the test format.

Credentials: If you are a PMI member, you can renew your credentials by paying $60. You need to get this done every three years after getting your PMI certification, and it will cost you $150 if you are a non-PMI member.

To avail PMP® Classroom training in Austin, you need to spend somewhere around $699 to $999. You can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs by attending the Classroom training in Austin.

You should keep the following factors in mind before enrolling yourself for the certification:

  • Firstly, check the eligibility criteria for the exam.
  • Before you decide to choose a course, make a list of their positives and negatives.
  • Is the study material enough for you to clear the exam at the first instance?
  • Go through the suggested schedule of the PMP® exam preparation.
  • Lastly, check the study material that has been mentioned for the exam.

With the help of its extensive courseware, expert training, and exam preparation tools, KnowledgeHut will provide you 100% PMP® exam pass guarantee.Following are the characteristics of KnowledgeHut PMP® certification classroom training that will assure you of getting PMP® certification:

  • KnowledgeHut will provide you with six full-length mock exams, practice questionnaire, math formulas, PMP® templates and tips and techniques to pass the exam. This will ensure that you get the maximum benefit from their Exam Success Formula.
  • Their qualified instructors will assist you throughout, from registering for the exam to any post-course doubts.
  • With the help of KnowledgeHut’s unique Eligibility Check, you can check your  eligibility. You can also take advice from their experts regarding PMI® Registration, PMI® Application Form Filling, PMI® Membership, and review of your PMI® Application.
  • Lastly,  you can schedule a 4-6 hours interactive session with experts before the exam to clear your exam related doubts.
  • In case you fail to pass the exam after two attempts, you get a 100% refund of your complete tuition fee except for the discounts that you had availed. But, all the attempts should take place within 90 calendar days after completing the course.

PMP® Exam in Austin


Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone



Pearson Professional Centers-Austin (North) TX

VUE Americas

12345 N Lamar Blvd
#270 12345 N Lamar
Blvd, Austin, TX 78753,




Pearson Professional Centers-Austin (South) TX

VUE Americas

Pearson Professional
Center 5100 W US
Hwy 290 Service Rd
Bldg. 2, suite 320, Au 




Pearson Professional Centers-Austin TX

VUE Americas

Centennial Towers
505 E Huntland Dr
# 500, Austin, TX
78752, USA




Austin Community College

VUE Americas

6101 Airport Blvd 
#2221 6101 Airport 
Blvd, Austin, TX 78752,




Austin Community College District

VUE Americas

4400 College Park Dr 
Building 2000 Room
2223 4400 College
Park Dr, Round Rock,
TX 78665, USA 




Business Communication Solutions

VUE Americas

1508 Dessau Ridge
Ln Bldg 5, Suite 504
1508 Dessau Ridge Ln,
Austin, TX 78754, USA




CyberTex Institute of Technology

VUE Americas

6300 La Calma Drive Suite 350




Learning Research Center-Southside

VUE Americas

2101 S IH 35 Frontage
Rd #205 2101 S IH
35 Frontage Rd, 
Austin, TX 78741, USA




New Horizons Computer Learning Center

VUE Americas

300 E Highland Mall
Blvd #100 300 E
Highland Mall Blvd,
Austin, TX 78752,




Tactix of Austin

VUE Americas

7901 Cameron Rd
Building 2, Suite 325
7901 Cameron Rd, 
Austin, TX 78754, USA



Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone



Pearson Professional 
Centers-Abilene TX

VUE America

3444 N 1st Street Suite
102 Abilene, Texas
79603 United States




Howard College

VUE America

3501 N US Highway
67 Testing Center
Student Service
Building RM 141
San Angelo, Texas
76905 United States 




On-Target Training 
Courses, LLC

VUE America

301 Live Oak St Suite 1
Glen Rose, Texas 
76043 United States


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

Here is what you need to do to schedule your PMP® Exam through Pearson VUE:
  1. Visit the website Find the option “Schedule Exam” under the Review Application Status section and click on 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 else, you can click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  4. The test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute) which you’ll be able to find once 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 Austin Center:

  1. Select the Booking method to proceed further.
  2. Now click on the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and before moving ahead.
  3. Now you have to Schedule the exam before reviewing View Testing Policies.
  4. Before choosing a suitable date and time, pick your exam center in Austin
  5. After finalizing the exam center, examine the appointment and click on Proceed to Checkout.
  6. Finally, click on Submit Order to confirm your appointment
  7. You will receive a confirmation mail from Pearson VUE.
If you select Online Proctored Test:

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

  1. Take a look at the online proctoring policies and then click ‘Next’ after reading them.
  2. You need to click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’ after moving ahead in the page which consists of the exam and language aid.
  3. Now, you need to choose the date and time for your exam.
  4. There is no need to select a location since it's online exam.
  5. You can schedule your PMP® exam at any time of the day between Tuesday to Saturday.Then, select a date you would like to take your exam along with the time.
  6. The next step is to review the appointment details and then click on ‘Proceed to Checkout’.
  7. Conclusively, click on ‘Submit Order’ to confirm your application and recieve a confirmation mail.

Yes. A fee of $70 will be charged if you cancel the exam within 30 days of the scheduled date. Rest of the money will be refunded. However, if you are cancelling the exam before 48 hours of the scheduled appointment, there will be no refunds.

There haven’t been any updates regarding the Paper-based testing (PBT) from the Project Management Institute (PMI)® regarding the PBT. All the PBT exams scheduled on or after 1st July 2019 will be moved to the Pearson VUE test center location.

Scheduling the PMP® Exam via Telephone with Pearson VUE is very easy. All you need to do is after calling the centre is:

  • 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: In the End, your name, address, email address, and phone number will be verified.

To schedule the PMP® exam with test accommodations with Pearson VUE, all you have to do is follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Call the Pearson VUE Contact center for your region.
  • The representative will ask your details regarding your testing program, the name of your exam and your PMI® ID.
  • Lastly, there will be the verification of your name, phone number, email address and address.

After you have submitted the PMP® certification fee or PMP® application audit, you will receive an email confirming the same. The email will also have your 9-digit eligibility ID. The myPMI® section of the Pearson VUE website also contains the eligibility ID.

To reschedule or cancel your exam:

  • Visit the website and log into your account.
  • Under the Review Application Status, you will find the option Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam. Click on it.
  • Next, select the exam you want to schedule or cancel.
  • After that, just hit the reschedule or cancel option, whichever you want.

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 are:

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

The Online Proctor exam is for anyone who wishes to take the exam from the comfort of their home or office. Currently, the option is available only for Certified Associate in Project Management and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®. Also, you need to make sure that you have the right equipment to take the exam.

Here are a few steps that you must take before scheduling an appointment for the online proctor exam:

  1. Run System test and exam simulation
    • Ensure that you have the system and are in a location that you will be taking the test. Download the system and run it.
    • You will be creating the exam simulation in your system. This will confirm if your system can handle the online proctor exam.
    • You need a microphone, a webcam and a working internet connection for the simulation to work.
    • Also, to check your secure browser connection, you will have to take a one-question exam.

  2. Review policies and procedures
    For the successful completion of the online proctor exam, certain procedures and guidelines have been laid out. You can check them Policies & Procedure.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    The online proctor exam has some really specific technical requirements. You can review  system meets those system requirements.

If you decide to cancel your appointment and are looking for a refund, then you have to send in a request to the PMI. This request has to be made thirty days before the expiry of your eligibility to give the exam. PMI® will retain a processing fee of $100 if you have not scheduled or taken the examination. Once the refund is administered, the application will be over, and the legitimacy of your eligibility will be over.

PMI Austin Chapter

PMI classifies its chapters as local components that focus on making a platform to allow the PMP® managers to meet, come together, interact and learn. It gives you the opportunity to volunteer, socialize, and increase cognition through their events.

Did you know that you can get free PDUs by getting a PMI membership or by renewing your PMI membership? You can get all these PDUs for free by attending seminars, and other resources provided by PMI. You can also keep yourself updated with the modern progresses happening in the field of project management through their certification, conferences, networking, member services, newsletter, and university.Apart from these, you get the following benefits:

  • Conferences: It offers you an opportunity to have discussions about solutions, applications, and ideas needed to manage your projects.
  • Networking: Once you become a member of the PMI Austin Chapter, you can be in contact with their local "network of expertise." Not only does it provide you with an option to interact with the local experts but also a chance to meet your friends and share your knowledge and experience with them. After getting PMI certified you will get many opportunities to apply to different jobs and build your network.

  • Member services: You can attend events organized exclusively for PMI Austin Chapter members.

  • Volunteer: Apart from this, you can volunteer at different events organized by PMI Austin Chapter.

You can locate and contact the PMI Austin Chapter at:

Address: Norris Centers

2525 W. Anderson Lane, Suite 365

Austin, Texas 78757

Contact: (512) 451-5011.

PMI Austin Chapter,

3267 Bee Caves Rd, Ste 126.

Austin, TX 78746 – 6774.

The mentoring programs will help you enhance your career through the valuable insights from seasoned experts in the field of project management. Your mentors will guide you to move forward confidently in the field of project management.The session will benefit you in the following ways:

  • Individual mentoring is more personal and can last for a month or so.
  • Guiding your inborn leadership capabilities
  • Discovering how to be the best version of yourself
  • Both mentors and mentees can claim for PDUs.

The education and certification programs offered by PMI Austin Chapter are:

  • PMI Austin chapter – exam preparation classes
  • Weekday classroom and online courses
  • Saturday exam prep course
  • Individual mentoring
  • Professional development series (PDS)

PMI Austin Chapter provides you with many opportunities for networking. The conferences and seminars conducted by PMI Austin Chapter are:

  • Monthly Chapter Meeting
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Professional Development Series (PDS)

PMP® Certification Salary in Austin

According to Indeed, a Project Manager in Austin, TX earns an average annual salary of  $81,995, which meets the the national average. The projected salary is based on the data provided by 418 Project Manager employees, users, and job advertisements posted on Indeed in the past 36 months. The tenure of the Project Managers is around 1-3 years in their respective companies.

The average annual income of a Project Manager in Fort Worth is $85,624, whereas, a Project Manager based in Austin has an average annual income of $81,995. The average annual income for the role in both the cities is equal to the national average.

The average annual income of a Project Manager in San Antonio is $84,780 which is equal to the national average. It is more than the average annual income of a Project Manager based in Austin which is $81,995, which is at par with the national average.

The average hourly rate of an IT Project Manager in Austin is $62.72. The per hour rate varies between $36.66 to $97.87 for IT Project Managers with varied work experience and skills

According to Payscale, an IT Project Manager on average earns $83,227 per year in Austin. The annual salary ranges from $52,138 to $122,260 and is determined on the basis of the skills and the experience of the candidate.

The average annual salary of an entry-level IT Project Manager with work experience of 0-5 years is $67,005. The annual salary range is in between $45,131 - $93,283 and depends on the experience and skills of the individual.

A mid-career IT Project Manager with a work experience of 5-10 years earns up to a maximum of $119,514 and a minimum of $54,524 in Austin. The average annual salary of the IT Project Manager is $88,578.

The average annual salary of an experienced IT Project Manager with a work experience of 10-20 years is $101,829 in Austin. The annual salary is in the range of $71,951 to $133,590 based on the skills and experience of the individual.

A professional who has worked for more than 20 years in IT is considered to be a late-career IT Project Manager. A late-career IT Project Manager who works out of Austin can expect an average annual salary of $122,000.

The annual pay-package of an IT Project Manager with a Bachelor's Degree is somewhere in the range of $75,711 to $81,174 in Austin. After accounting for the bonus factor, the annual salary range is between $77,735 to $83,960.

A Project Manager in the IT field with a Master's Degree or an MBA earns somewhere in the range of $76,434 to $82,175 annually in Austin. Additionally, the bonus factor varies in the range of $2,122 to $2,795 per year.

An IT Project Manager with a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree earns somewhere in the range of $77,158 to $83,176 annually in Austin. Including the bonus, the annual salary range goes up to $78,556 and $84,970.

A Program Manager earns in the range of $91,500 to $117,500 annually in Austin. It is 30% higher when compared to the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The top ten major skills required for the role of a Program Manager in Austin are Project Management, Program Management, QA, Agile, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

The annual pay-package range of a Business Analyst is $63,500 to $87,000 in Austin. It is 10% lesser when compared to the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The major skills required by a candidate to get employed as a Business Analyst in Austin are Business analysis, QA, Project Management, SQL, Agile, Acceptance Testing, Microsoft Visio, Use Cases, Business Process, and SDLC.

The annual pay-package range of a Scrum Master is in the range of $78,500 to $98,000 in Austin. This is 12% higher when compared to the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The major skills required by a candidate in order to be eligible for the role of a Scrum Master in Austin are Agile, Scrum Master, Project Management, Scrum, QA, Business Analysis, Sprint, JIRA, Microsoft Project, and Product Owner.

A Product Manager can earn a maximum of $110,500 and a minimum of $88,000 annually in Austin. This is 25% higher when compared to the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The top ten most common skills required to be eligible for the role of a Product Manager in Austin are Product Management, Project Management, Agile, Marketing, QA, Roadmaps, Sales, Business Analysis, Product Development, and Scrum.

The annual pay package of an IT Manager ranges between $70,000 to $89,000 in Austin. The annual pay package of an IT Manager is 1% lower than the national average salary of the Project Managers.

For the role of an IT Manager in Austin, a candidate should possess skills of IT Management, Project Management, Active Directory, Network, Technical Support, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware, Infrastructure, and Networking.

The annual pay-package of a Project Coordinator ranges from $50,000 to $65,500 in Austin. The annual income of the Project Coordinator is 29% lesser when compared to the national average salary for Project Managers.

The top common skills required to be eligible for the role of a Project Coordinator in Austin are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer Service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

The annual salary of a PMO based in Austin ranges between $93,500 to $129,500. The data has been derived from more than 2.2 million profiles and 600,000 salary data points available in

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


Annual Salary



Broadway Technology




EMC Consulting






City of Austin Texas


CSG Government Solutions






A Project Manager - Construction earns $25.17 per hour in Austin. The per hour rate varies in the range of $16.64 to $40.85 for individuals with different skills.

A Project Manager - Construction earns an average annual salary of $85,046 in Austin. The yearly salary ranges from $35,000 to $156,000 for different candidates and is determined on the basis of their skills, expertise, and knowledge. The salary estimates are based on the data provided by 287 Project Manager employees, users, and job advertisements in the Construction sector posted on Indeed in the past 36 months

The yearly salary of an entry-level Project Manager - Construction with a work experience of 0-5 years goes up to a maximum of $79,644 and the minimum salary is $40,702 in Austin. The average annual salary of a Project Manager working in the Construction sector is $60,815.

The average annual salary of a mid-career Project Manager - Construction with a work experience of 5-10 years is $73,434. The annual income ranges from $54,093 to $98,527 which is determined on the basis of the skills and experience of the individual.

An experienced Project Manager - Construction having a work experience of 10-20 years earns an average annual salary of $80,280 in Austin. The annual pay-package ranges between $54,631 to $102,025.

A late-career Project Manager - Construction having a work experience of over 20 years has an average annual salary of $72,323 in Austin. The annual salary ranges from $58,167 to $120,832 for individuals with different skills.

A Project Manager -  Construction having a Bachelor's Degree earns somewhere in the range of $93,169 to $100,247 in Austin. Including the bonus factor, the annual salary range is between $97,085 to $104,117.

A Project Manager -Construction with a Master's Degree or an MBA earns in the range of $94,126 to $101,192 annually. Benefits such as bonus, time off, social security, healthcare, and pension add an additional 30% to the total salary.

A Project Manager - Construction with a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree earns somewhere in the range of $95,083 to $102,138 (excluding bonus) in Austin. The bonus varies in the range of $3,837 to $4,504 per year.

A Director of Information Security professional with 5 years of experience earns somewhere in the range of $125,500 to $155,000 in Austin. This is 92% higher when compared to the national average salary of Construction Managers in the US.

The major skills required for the role of Director of Information Security in Austin are Information Security, Security, Senior Management, Project Management, Risk Management, CISSP, Network Security, Network, Cyber Security, and Incident Management.

The annual salary of a Project Engineer in Austin, TX is between the range of $66,000 to $86,000. The annual salary is 1% above the national average salary of Construction Managers in the US.

The top 10 most essential skills required to be eligible for the role of a Project Engineer in Austin are Project Engineering, Project Management, QA, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Operations, Drawing, and Network.


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Hoar Construction, LLC


Bowman Consulting Group






Torchy's Tacos




Swinerton Builders




Perry Homes


Texas Department of Transportation


The average annual income of a Project Manager in San Diego, CA is $94,727 which is 12% higher than the national average, whereas,average annual salary of a Project Manager in Austin is approximately $81,995, which meets the national average.

The average salary of a Project Manager in Cambridge, MA is $84,546 per annum and it meets the national average. The expected yearly earnings of a Project Manager in Austin are $81,995 which is at par with the national average.

The average annual salary of a Project Manager based in Detroit is $91,592, which is 8% above the national average. On the other hand, the average annual salary of a Project Manager based in Austin is $81,995, which meets the national average.

According to a survey conducted in Austin in 2017-18 which included 265 self-reported certified and 260 non-certified PMP® managers. 150 out of 265 PMP® certified professionals got a hike from 25% to 35% whereas; only 80 out of 265 non-certified managers were able to get a hike.

According to a survey conducted in Austin which included 265 self-reported certified and 265 non-certified PMP® managers, 150 certified professionals got promoted soon after they completed their PMP® certification. This shows that PMP® certification plays an essential role in the promotion department. 

Companies like VMware, H E B, Procore Technologies, Cisco Systems, etc. usually prefer hiring PMP® certified Project Managers over non-certified Project Managers in Austin.Companies prefer professionals who are not only PMP® certified but also have other essential skills like Program management, Microsoft office, Finance, PMO, Operations and Change management, etc.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

PMP® certification can be valid for three years and after that you can renew your PMI certification by earning PDUs to fulfill CCR (Continue Certification Requirement).

To actively maintain your PMI certification as a part of CCR, it is crucial for you to earn PDUs. To fulfill the CCR requirement you need to earn 60 PDUs.

PMI’s CCR process includes the following steps:

Step 1

Earn a PMI certification


Your CCR period begins at the completion of the exam and lasts for three years.

Step 2

Participate in professional development activities


You need to participate in professional development activities to earn PDUs.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs


Once you have recorded your PDUs, you need to submit them through the CCR system.

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements


To meet the CCR requirements for your certification, you need to earn enough PDUs.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay renewal fee


PMI will send you the information for renewal, and you need to pay for it.

Step 6

CCR Renewal Complete


To continue maintaining the CCR, you need to follow its guidelines.

 You can earn PDUs by participating in professional development activities that revolve around the following areas:

  • Education
  • Giving back to the profession

By participating in the activities involved in the area of education, you can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

PMI has updated its CCR program by including a Talent Triangle Concept that helps you in developing your skills in three areas defined by the PMI. These areas are technical project management, leadership, and strategic business management. The PMI Talent TriangleTM, therefore, is a blend of these three competencies and includes:Technical project management: You should have technical knowledge of the project activities that you will need to do, for example, you should know how to calculate the earned value, cost management, etc.Leadership: You should possess leadership skills to help develop a vision for your team members and inspire them to achieve the targets.

Strategic and business management: This will help you analyze business decisions before you implement them. These include cost-benefit analysis, market conditions, legal requirements, etc.

The entire process of calculating PMP® certification renewal is quite easy. You can earn 1 PDU by spending 1 hour in doing an activity that will improve your professional development.You can involve yourself in the following 5 activities and earn the required PDUs:

  • Training or courses
  • Online or digital media
  • Organizational meetings
  • Reading 
  • Informal learning

By signing up for a 60 PDU bundle training program from a renowned Registered Education Provider; you can earn these PDUs online.Nonetheless, as per the PMI Talent TriangleTM, remember that the distribution of PDUs should follow the requirements mentioned below:

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







The four courses that will help you in earning 60 PDUs are mentioned down below, and you can choose the one that fits your requirement:


PMI PDUs you earn

Microsoft Project Training


Agile Scrum Certification Training


ITIL Foundation Certification Training


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training


To maintain your credentials, you have to earn a minimum number of PDUs in each skill areas of the PMI Talent Triangle—technical, leadership, and strategic and business management. However, there is no limit on the number of PDUs that can be earned in the education category and sometimes PDUs earned through education can also exceed the required amount but that doesn’t hurt. The more knowledge you obtain through training in a related category, the better equipped you will be to practice as a competent Project Manager.

To earn PDUs, you can attend the following educational events and training programs:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events


  • PMI Austin chapter conducts events like conferences, seminars, and other learning events.

  • These events last for 1 to 3 days.

  • You are exposed to the knowledge shared by project management professionals and speakers from various industries.


  • You have to pay for these events and training.

  • Getting your company's permission to attend these events can be challenging as it requires you to be away from work for quite some time.
E-learning On-demand Courses


  • PMI Austin Chapter provides a few on-demand and e-learning courses.


  • You have to pay PMI for these courses.

Education Courses


  • PMI Austin Chapter offers additional educational courses renowned by the GAC (Global Accreditation Center) to help you grow more academically.


  • GAC programs can be challenging if you are not much interested in academics.

Training Courses


  • You also get a chance to attend events provided by Registered Education Providers (REP) and third-party institutions.


  • The schedule will go according to them as they have their own calendar of programs.

  • Budget and accessibility can be a significant problem, so check before you sign up for these courses.

The activities included in the three components of the PMI talent triangle are:



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

You can earn PMP® PDUs in the following ways:


Ways to receive your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  • You can earn 1 or 2 PDUs by attending a network or professional meeting related to the talent triangle.

  • You can also attend a keynote session in a PMI seminar or conference.


  • If you are passionate about reading books, it can help you in fulfilling CCR in earning PMP® PDU.


  • The only drawback of this activity is that PMI puts a limit on the number of PDUs you can earn.

Informal Learning

  • Attending the informal sessions can help you in earning PMP® renewal PDUs.

  • Besides, you can also attend interactive sessions and share knowledge with experts, mentors, etc. to get PDUs.

You can add value or give back to the profession by choosing any one of the following activities:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


By working as a Practitioner, you can contribute to several projects by sharing information and skills.

Create Content

You can renew your PMP® PDU by using your creativity in writing content, being a blogger, creating presentations, or conducting webinars.


Your skills as a speaker in exhibitions, conferences or seminars can help you earn PMP® PDUs.


Volunteering or contributing to social causes can be of great help. You can check the PMI website for further information; make sure that you mention the number of hours you have committed to these activities.


Attending webinars will help you in earning a couple of PMP® PDUs.

By giving back to the profession or adding value to the job, you can earn a maximum of 25 PDUs in Austin:



Work as Project management practitioner

8 maximum


17 maximum

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