PMP Certification Training in Brisbane, Australia

Ace your PMP exam in the first attempt with this comprehensive PMP course

  • Prepare to pass the 2021 PMP® Exam on your first attempt
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Grow your Project Management skills

In this comprehensive course, you will learn complex project management topics tested on the new (2021) Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam in a way that instils confidence in your understanding of the concepts. You’ll be equipped with the skills to design, organize, execute and drive project success in any industry, regardless of project size or complexity. 

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  • 35 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Sessions 

  • Earn 35 PDUs on Course Completion

  • PMP Exam Prep, 4 Mock Exams (700+ Qs), More

  • PMP Exam Application Assistance

  • Curated Digital Resources from PMI

  • 100% PMP Money Back Guarantee*

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Why should you go for the  PMP certification? 

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The profession of project management has recently become one of the hottest jobs, not only in the tech market, but across industries. Demand for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations and by 2027, 88 million individuals will need to be skilled into project management-oriented roles.

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Experiential Workshops

Activities, team-based exercises, practical case studies: High energy workshops with hands-on learning.

PMP Exam Application Assistance

Expert guidance on PMI® registration, membership, review and submission of your PMP® exam application.

PMP Exam Success Formula

Mock exams, digital resources from PMI and theoretical and practical learning backed by 2021 exam tips.

Certification Journey Support

Need help at any step of PMP® certification? From enrolling to certification, KnowledgeHut has your back.

Free Refresher Course

Completed the training, but yet to take the exam? Take advantage of a free Refresher Course, valid for a year.

Exclusive Post-Training Sessions

Six months of post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your project management career.

Steps to get the PMP certfication online

Strengthen your knowledge and practice of project management processes and concepts with PMI® certifications. Validate your expertise as a project management professional with the PMP® certification and take advantage of networking opportunities with the best in the industry. Not sure where to start with your PMP® certification? Just follow these simple steps.

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites to take the PMP certification training

  • There are no prerequisites to attend the PMP certification training.
  • There are very specific eligibility requirements concerning educational background (diploma, degree, master's or global equivalent), project management experience and project management education to qualify for the PMP exam. More information in FAQs.

Who should attend the PMP course online?

Mid-Level, Senior Project Managers

Project Coordinators

Project Analysts

Project Leaders

Product Managers

Program Managers

Project Sponsors

Team Leaders

Anyone interesting in building project management skills

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What you'll learn in the PMP certification course

1

Team building

Define team ground rules, build a shared understanding, engage, and support virtual teams, and more.

2

Negotiating project agreements

Learn how to negotiate project agreements and empower team members and stakeholders.

3

Managing conflict

Learn to manage conflict, lead a team, support team performance, and ensure that team members and stakeholders are adequately trained.

4

Choosing the right project methodology

Learn to select the appropriate method to carry out the project, plan and manage scope, budget, and resources.

5

Managing risks

Learn how to engage stakeholders, manage, and plan scope, assess and manage risk, and more.

6

Project Governance

Learn how to manage project changes, determine appropriate project methods and practices, establish project governance and more.

7

Delivering Business Value

Learn how to execute projects with the urgency required to deliver business value, manage communications and risks, and engage stakeholders.

8

Managing Compliances

Learn how to manage compliances, deliver project benefits and value.

9

Continuous Process Improvement

Evaluate and address internal and external business environment changes and employ continuous process improvement.

10

Project Continuity

Manage project changes and issues and ensure knowledge transfer for project continuity.

11

Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to keep the team on track including managing conflicts, collaborating with stakeholders, and applying emotional intelligence to promote performance.

12

Business Analysis

Learn how to evaluate business and environment changes to support organizational change and improvement.

PMP® Certification Process

PMP® Certification Brisbane

There is no difference between the PMP® certification offered in Australia and the rest of the world. Eligibility requirements and certification process remains the same all over the globe.

PMP® certification provides you an opportunity to succeed as a professional as well as an  individual. It gives you better career prospects and is beneficial for the company you will join.Exclusive advantages of obtaining  PMP® certification include:

  • Improve your career – You will be ready to grab lucrative roles in top multinational companies and can expect an amazing career growth with (PMP)®certification.
  • Become more versatile – Participants will undergo strict training sessions and coursework which will improve competence and versatility to handle any kind of project.
  • Garnering high package – A PMP®certified professional will enjoy lucrative salary package. He/She  will be offered 20% more salary in contrast to other non-certified candidates.

  • Become the first choice of recruiters – Recruiters prefer PMP®certified professionals. A PMP® certification demonstrates your commitment and passion for the field of project management. It’s an indication of your mettle in handling a variety of projects successfully.

  • Lucrative job opportunities – PMP®certified professionals perform better than their non-certified peers because of their experience, skills and knowledge. This sets them as a class apart from the others.

  • High proficiency in language – PMP® certified professionals are more aware about project management terminologies and they are trained to give their best.

  • Expand your professional network  – PMP®certified professionals can get in touch with each other through several online platforms. There will be many networking opportunities to share valuable tips, insights and experience with other professionals from the field.

  • In high demand internationally – Qualified and skilled PMP®certified professionals are always in high demand in industries like finance, IT, commerce etc across the world.

  • Better performance - Because of their in-depth knowledge and skills, PMP® certified professionals are capable of handling even the most intimidating situations in project management. This puts them in a different league when compared to their non-certified peers.

  • Ability to handle challenging projects with ease – A PMP®certified professional has the tenacity to successfully drive projects to completion, regardless of their complexity.

A reputed PMP®certification training institute in Brisbane will offer classes in following modes:

  • Classroom training
  • Online courses
  • Live or instructor-led online classes

Prior to getting enrolled for the certification course, please check the following points regarding the training institute:

  • Check the profile of PMP® trainer before enrollment.
  • Make sure that the institute provides a  minimum of 3-4 mock tests. Mock tests not only give you a dry run of the exam but also helps to realize your preparedness for the PMP® exam.
  • You will require a minimum 45 days for exam preparation with 2-3 hours of study each day.  Check whether the institute gives you the required support or not.
  • PMP®certification has a vast syllabus that requires a consistent efforts. Check with the institute whether they provide classroom training or not.
  • Also, check if the institute provides 35 hours certificate, hard copy of the study material, training location  etc.

Keep the below points in mind while choosing the best PMP®certified trainer in Brisbane:

  • Total  experience of the trainer along with qualification.
  • Trainer should be ready to provide offline support and interactions.
  • Study schedule should be flexible.
  • Availability of comprehensive study material related to certification course.
  • Post-course or in-course availability.
  • Whether the trainer is a Registered Education Provider (REP) or not.
  • Online course accessibility.

Firstly check your eligibility criteria for PMP®certification. The application cost is $405 for Project Management Institute (PMI)®  members and for non-PMI® members it is $555.

  • Make an account and log in to PMI.org.
  • Log in to account after confirming your registration.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • You need to submit the project management and contact hours proof. After submission, processing will take 5 days.
  • Pay the examination fee.
  • Schedule and book your seat.

PMP® Certification Cost Brisbane

Many candidates of PMP®certification remain confused about the certification fee. They think that this fee only comprises of training and exam fee. But this is not the case. It also includes other costs. The certification costs differ as per the study material  cost, scheduling and rescheduling fees through Prometric and membership fees.

The PMP® certification exam cost remains the same everywhere across the world. It is taken in US dollars by Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The fee is $555 for non-PMI® members and it is $405 for PMI® members. Log in to www.xe.com for latest updates regarding cost of current exams in Brisbane and present exchange rate. All candidates irrespective of whether they are PMI® members or non-PMI® members can attempt the exam three times. For re-exams PMI® members need to pay $275 and non-PMI® members are supposed to pay $375.Below is a list of variable costs related to PMP® certification in Brisbane. Please note that the cost is in USD unless it is mentioned as Aus $.

1.

Online training cost for PMP®certification in Chennai

Aus $167-Aus $538

2.

PMP®classroom training in Brisbane

Aus $121- Aus $251

3.

Membership cost for PMI® Brisbane Chapter

$12

4.

PMI® membership fee alone with joining fee

$139

5.

PMI® membership renewal fee

$129 per year

6.

PMP®Certification Exam fee for PMI® members

$405

7.

PMP®Certification Exam fee for non-members

$555

8.

Rescheduling fee for PMI® members

$275

9.

Rescheduling fee for non-members

$375

10.

PMBOK® handbook cost for members

FREE

11.

PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon

12.

Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100

13.

Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100

14.

Renewal cost of PMP®certification for PMI® members

$60

15.

Renewal cost of PMP®certification for non- members

$150
  • PMP® Examination fee: A candidate may opt for either online or offline exam by making a payment of $555. Offline tests are conducted in many locations where the facility of computer-based centers are not present.In case the candidate is unable to pass the exam in the first attempt, he/she has three more attempts to clear the exam, with a payment of  $375 to be made for each attempt.

  • PMI® membership cost: Candidates can enjoy benefits of high discounts through PMI® membership. Cost of this membership is $129 along with a $10  joining fee. The examination fee for PMI® members is $555 instead of $405. As a PMI® member you will be able to download PMBOK® handbook free of cost. Others need to purchase the same at $ 50 from Amazon.

  • Cost of training: Prior to appearing for the PMP® certification examination, it is essential to complete a regular training of 35 hours. The training may be either in classroom form or instructor-led. Candidates can also choose online courses for this purpose. Online courses are available against a payment of Aus $167-Aus $538. Classroom training courses demand an investment between Aus $121- Aus $251.

  • Additional study materials: You need to go for additional study materials besides PMBOK® to master important points of the syllabus. The cost of these study materials ranges between $40-$100. It is recommended to go with practice test sessions to become familiar with the exact pattern of PMP®certification exam. You can buy these practice test sets by paying between $60 to $100.

  • Credentials: Once you get your PMP®certification, you must renew your credentials at an interval of three years by paying $ 150. PMI® membership holders will be able to enjoy a discount as they need to pay only $60.

Computer based and offline PMP® examination fee in Brisbane costs $405 for PMI® members while $555 for non-members.The fee of PMI® membership is $130 with renewal charges of $119 annually. It is possible to enjoy high discounts by availing membership from PMI®. As a member, you will be able to download web-based PMBOK®guide for free.Additional costs include fees for training which is in between Aus $121- Aus $251 for the completion of desired 35 hours contact. You can also purchase additional third-party study materials for boosting your overall preparation.

For PMP® classroom training in Brisbane, you need to be ready with Aus $121- Aus $251. Once you are enrolled successfully for classroom training, you can earn minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

Before you enroll for PMP®certification training in Brisbane, there are some vital factors that need to be considered:

  • Check the eligibility criteria for the PMP® certification examination.
  • Go through the pros and cons in association with variable training modes.
  • Confirm if the study approach  assists in passing the examination in a single attempt.
  • Check the suggested preparation schedule for PMP®examination.
  • Ensure the suitability of study materials offered for exam preparation.

KnowledgeHut ensures 100% guarantee in terms of passing the PMP® examination. This is because of the  training sessions conducted by experts along with advanced tools for preparation and comprehensive study materials.Below is the list of key features that are promised by KnowledgeHut PMP®certification classroom training for passing the exams:

  • Six full length mock tests inclusive of Mathematics formulae along with practice session and examination tips.

  • Email support from certified instructors in all certification areas. We provide support to students right from their enrolment and we remain with them till their doubts are cleared.

  • Avail the benefit of our unique eligibility check which determines the exam eligibility of candidates. We also support candidates in PMI® registration, filling up of application form and PMI® application review.

  • Offering at least 4-6 hours of interactive examination preparation classes prior to appearing for the examination. This session can be scheduled post-training for clearing doubts online  by experts.

  • If the participant is unable to clear the examination in two attempts, KnowledgeHut will refund the tuition fees excluding discounts. Attempts need to be made within 90 calendar days from the date of course completion.

PMP® Certification Eligibility Brisbane

The eligibility criteria for appearing in the PMP®certification examination in 2019 are as follows:

  • Secondary diploma or degree in  education.
  • A candidate needs to have project management experience which should comprise of 4,500 hours of leading and directing projects or have a secondary degree with 7,500 hours of leading and directing projects.
  • The project management education is inclusive of 35 hours of project management education.

It is possible to access PMP®certification training program through classroom training, self learning or instructor led training. Each and every mode comprises of its own pros and cons. Self learning is the most affordable among the three learning modes.Online training comprises of instructor-led mode or self-learning mode. There are online mediums like KnowledgeHut which provide 35 contact hours PMP®certification training.Some important factors to be considered before choosing an online training platform are:

  • Check whether the trainer is registered or not.
  • Does the institute provides 35 hours certificate guarantee?
  • Provision of  videos by English speaker.
  • Duration of E-Learning access.

PMI® Brisbane Chapter

The project management institute deems its Chapters as local components which serve as a platform where all the professionals can come together, meet and learn. PMI® Brisbane Chapter gives you an opportunity to volunteer, build knowledge and network through different events.

Once you get associated as a PMI® member in Brisbane Chapter, it will be easy to avail PDUs  free of cost. PDUs can be obtained by attending seminars on a regular basis and through the resources offered by  PMI®. Also, you will be able to keep yourself up-to-date regarding latest developments in the Project Management arena through networking,member services, academia and certification. Also get a chance to upgrade your overall knowledge as per the latest developments which is happening world wide via PMI® newsletters.Some additional benefits of becoming Brisbane Chapter member include the following:

  • Conference: Discuss exam problems, solutions, applications and project management ideas in a forum provided by PMI® Brisbane Chapter.
  • Networking: As you will get associated with a wide network of experts after getting membership of PMI® Brisbane Chapter, you will be able to meet your peers and share knowledge. Networking and building a strong connection will open doors to lucrative  job opportunities.
  • Membership services: As a registered member, you will get a chance to attend events that are organized for PMI® Brisbane Chapter members only.

  • Volunteer: PMI® Brisbane Chapter members will enjoy exclusive benefits of volunteering in events at Brisbane.

Address of PMI® Brisbane Chapter: Next Hotel Pool & Rooftop Bar72, Queen Street, Brisbane City-4000

‘Scale  Toastmasters February Event’ will be held on 26 February 2019. Below are the conference highlights:

  • It is the 7th conference comprising of renowned stature.
  • It is the huge Project Management and Leadership Conference in Brisbane.
  • Many reputed speakers will participate for knowledge sharing.
  • Participants will earn 6 PDUs.

The list of certification and education programs given by the PMI® Brisbane Chapter in Brisbane are as under:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)®
  • Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI® Professional in Business Analysis (PMI®-PBA)®
  • PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI®-ACP)®
  • PMI® Risk Management Professional (PMI®-RMP)®
  • PMI® Scheduling Professional (PMI®-SP)®

The PMI® Queensland Chapter, Australia in Brisbane is organising a series of events in Brisbane, Australia during the months of February, March and  April 2019. You can choose the events which fit you best with the help of the information provided below:Upcoming Events in Brisbane:

Serial Number

Event Name

Event Date and Time

Event Venue

Benefits

1.

SCALE TOASTMASTER MEETINGS

Tuesday,
26-02-2019 6:00 pm
To
8:00 pm

Level 28, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland

  • Opportunity to develop their public speaking and leadership skills by working through projects towards achieving their Competent Communicator and Competent Leader awards

  • The public speaking skills are developed by delivering planned and impromptu speeches.

2.

PMI®Q February Event: Workshop Storytelling in Business

Wednesday,
27-02-2019,
5:00 pm
To
9:00 pm

QA Hotel, 64 James Street, New Farm 4005

  • Learn how to capture your audience's attention with storytelling

  • Make your next presentation memorable with anecdotes

  • Use stories to motivate and inspire your audience to action

  • Demonstrate storytelling skills to enhance your next presentation

3.

PMI®Q Mentoring Program 2019 - Mentor Training

Thursday,
07-03-2019 5:00 pm
To
9:00 pm


  • Enable PMI® members (Mentees) to develop their skills and strengths under the mentorship of professionals in their fields, while giving professionals and experts (Mentors) the opportunity to share their experience with emerging talents.

  • Earn upto 20 PDUs

4.

PMI®Q Mentoring Program 2019 - Mentee Training

Thursday,
14-03-2019 5:00 pm
To
9:00 pm


  • Enable PMI® members (Mentees) to develop their skills and strengths under the mentorship of professionals in their fields, while giving professionals and experts (Mentors) the opportunity to share their experience with emerging talents.

  • Earn upto 20 PDUs

5.

SCALE TOASTMASTER MEETINGS

Wednesday,
27-03-2019 6:00 pm
To
8:00 pm

Level 28, Brisbane Square, 266 George Street, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Opportunity to develop their public speaking and leadership skills by working through projects towards achieving their Competent Communicator and Competent Leader awards

  • The public speaking skills are developed by delivering planned and impromptu speeches.

PMP® Exam in Brisbane

This is a toll-free customer service number - 0008004401837

Ensure you satisfy the minimum system specifications before registering for the exam. You might not get a refund if your computer doesn’t meet the required specification.
These are the mandatory steps that you need to follow irrespective of your preference for scheduling your PMP® exam within Center-Based Test (CBT) or Online Proctored Test (OP):

  1. Log in to www.PMI.org. Under the myPMI® section, move to ‘Review Application Status’ and click on ‘Schedule Exam’.
  2. You will be redirected to your Pearson VUE account.
  3. The Pearson VUE page includes a space to enter the name of your testing program. You need to type the PMI® - Project Management Institute in it.

    Note: You need to choose your testing program before scheduling, rescheduling or canceling an exam. If you’re facing any difficulty, feel free to contact a customer service representative.

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

If you select CBT option:

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

  1. In the next step, you will have to pick the booking method option. Select the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and click on Next.
  2. After clicking on Next, you will be asked to review the View Testing Policies. After this, click on Schedule this exam.
  3. The next step allows you to choose the test center, date, and time for your PMP® certification exam. You just need to choose your exam center in Brisbane and then choose a suitable date and time.
  4. The next step is to review the appointment. Click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Once you’re through with the above steps, click on Submit Order to confirm your appointment
  6. You will receive a confirmation mail from Pearson VUE.

If you select Online Proctored Test:

If you choose to take up the PMP® exam in Brisbane Test Center through Online Proctored Test, you need to consider the following steps

  1. Agree to the online proctoring policies after reading it and click ‘Next’.
  2. The next page comprises of the exam and language aid you have selected. You need to click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’.
  3. In the next step, you need to choose the date and time you wish to take your exam on. However, you do not have to select a location. You can schedule your PMP® exam at any time of the day between Tuesday to Saturday. First, select a date you would like to take your exam on and then the time.
  4. Once you make the selection, you need to review 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’.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email from Pearson VUE once your appointment is confirmed.

A fee of $70 will be charged if you cancel your exam within 30 days of your scheduled appointment. You have to cancel your appointment prior to 48 hours of the exam, otherwise, you won’t receive any refund.

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® has not yet come up with any updates on Paper-based Testing (PBT). However, it will work with Pearson VUE on the transition of candidates who are scheduled for PBT exam to Pearson VUE test center location on or after 1st July 2019.

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

In order to schedule the Test Accommodations, you must have been first verified. Following are the steps to 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.

You will receive an email confirming your appointment after you have submitted the PMP® Certification fee or completed the PMP® application audit. This email will also contain the PMI® Eligibility ID. You will require this ID while scheduling your PMP® exam at the Pearson VUE website. You can also get this ID in the myPMI® section of the Pearson VUE website.

  • Visit www.PMI.org and under the Review Application status section, click on Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam.
  • You will be directed to your Pearson VUE account, under the Upcoming Appointment section, click on the exam that you want to reschedule or cancel. 
  • When you review the exam’s current appointment details, you will get an option to reschedule or cancel your exam. 

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. 

You are not allowed to bring the following items:

Medication, Dictionaries, Wallets, Tape recorders, Pagers, Luggage, Book bags, Eyeglass cases, Sweater, Beverages, Eye drops, Food, Coats, Calculators, Watches, and Cellular Telephones.

In the online proctoring exams, the candidate is monitored online usually with the help of a webcam. For Online proctoring, you need a suitable device which meets the requirements with a modern browser, a good internet connection, and a functional webcam.
If you have the right computer equipment as per the given specifications and want to take the exams from the comfort of your office and home, Online Proctor exam is definitely appropriate for you.

For the online proctor exam, there are certain system, environment, technical and testing protocol requirements that you must read before scheduling an appointment. Here is how you do it:

  1. Running System test
    • Download and run the system in your computer.
    • You need to have a microphone, working internet connection, and a webcam.
    • You will have to take a one-question exam to check your internet connection.

  2. Review policies and procedures
    You need to review the policies and procedures for the online proctor exam.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    Your system must meet all the system requirements for the online proctor exam.

To get a refund for PMP®certification, you need to forward a request to the Project Management Institute thirty days prior to the expiry of exam eligibility. Once the refund is processed, your application is closed and the eligibility period is terminated.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

The PMP®certification is valid for a period of three years. It is possible to renew the same by earning PDUs for the fulfillment of Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

Earning PDUs is an essential part for carrying out active maintenance of the PMI® certification as an important part of the CCR (Continuing Certification Requirements). You should have 60 PDUs to fulfill CCR requirements along with PMI® certification renewal.

You need to follow the below mentioned steps to participate in the CCR program:

Achieving the PMI® certification

Once you pass the PMP®exam, the CCR cycle will start and will remain valid for 3 years

Take part in professional development events

Earn PDU by becoming a part of professional development events.

Record and report PDU

In order to get certification from CCRS (CCR system), a candidate should submit his/her PDU claims

CCR criteria fulfillment

For meeting the CCR criteria for certification, candidate must have sufficient PDUs.

CCR application completion and renewal fee payment

You will get a reminder from PMI® for renewal and payment.

Completion of the CCR Renewal

You need to abide by the guidelines for retaining certification.

It has now become easy to earn PDUs through various professional development activities. Main categories that come under the CCR Program of PMI® include the following:

  • Education
  • Giving back to your profession

You can easily earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs from activities that come under educational area.

The process regarding calculation of PMP®certification renewal is very simple. It is possible to earn one PDU by devoting an hour in the activity related to professional development. The 5 main  activities that will help you earn PDUs in educational area are:

  • Training or courses.
  • Digital or online media.
  • Organizational meetings.
  • Reading.
  • Informal learning sessions.

As per guidelines of PMI®, project management practitioners must hold a firm grip on technical domain skills along with leadership and business intelligence skills for effective contribution towards project success. The PMI® Talent Triangle™ is a combination of the above mentioned competencies that includes:Technical project management – It is inclusive of domain knowledge along with behavior and practical skills. These skills are related to management of project, program and portfolio.

Leadership – To achieve business goals project managers should possess knowledge and skills related to cross-cutting and leadership oriented activities.Strategic and business management – Industry specific knowledge and expertise which increase business performance and provide better outcomes are also essential for success.

Training and educational events organized under expert surveillance of PMI® Brisbane Chapter allures attendees with following:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Education Events

Pros:

  • PMI® Brisbane chapter conducts a wide number of events including conferences along with seminars and many learning events.
  • These events are organized for 1-3 days.

  • It helps you acquire knowledge from  speakers and project management experts belonging to various industries.

Cons:

  • Attendees need to pay some fee for these events and training.

  • Candidates should take permission from their companies for events as they will remain out of office for a considerable time.

E-learning on demand Courses

Pros:

  • Take advantage of the on-demand courses offered by PMI® Brisbane Chapter as these courses will enable your e-learning opportunity.

Cons:

  • As these courses are designed by the Project Management Institute, candidates need to pay some fee to avail them.

Educational Courses

Pros:

  • PMI® Brisbane Chapter caters educational courses recognized by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of PMI®. They are suitable for those looking forward to enhance their academic skills.

Cons:

  • The GAC programs are difficult to follow until and unless the learner holds high interest in academics.

Training Courses

Pros:

  • It is possible to attend training on various project management related topics. These training programs are given by Registered Education Providers (REP) and other third-party institutes.

Cons:

  • The REPs and third-party institutes publish separate program charts.
  • Look for your convenience and budget before availing these courses.

Candidates can earn PMI® PDUs online from reputed Registered Education Provider. For doing this he/she needs to sign up for the 60 PDUs bundle training program.However, the PDUs distribution in education category must follow minimum requirements as specified by PMI® Talent Triangle™:

Educational PDUs - Minimum Talent Triangle Requirements

Certification

Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI® Talent Triangle™

Total Minimum Required

PMP®

8

8

8

11

35

Below are 4 courses that are suggested for earning 60 PDUs. Below is the table which informs you about the number of PDUs which will be given by each course. You can pick those courses that will meet the desired number of PDUs on successful completion:

Courses

PMI® PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training

45 PMI® PDUs

Agile and Scrum Training

8 PMI® PDUs

ITIL Foundation Certification Training

16 PMI® PDUs

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

35 PMI® PDUs

As per PMI® standards, it is essential to earn a minimum number of PDUs for maintaining your credentials in good standing. Skill areas of PMI® Talent Triangle™ in which you should earn minimum PDUs include: technical, leadership and strategic and business management. PDUs gained from education can exceed this number as there is no limit on earning PDUs in this domain. More the knowledge you acquire, better equipped you will become to serve as a competent Project Manager.

PMI® Talent Triangle™ comprise of 3 modules which includes courses and activities present below:

Technical

Leadership

Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization

Estimation

Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Governance

Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling

Brainstorming

Business acumen

Earned value management

Influencing

Competitive analysis

Performance Management

Listening

Market awareness

Risk management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

Below are some activities which offer opportunities of gaining PMP® PDUs through Organization Meetings, Reading, and Informal Learning:

Activities

Ways of earning PMP®PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  • You will obtain 1-2 PDUs for participating in professional or network meeting comprising of a session of talent triangle component.
  • Alternatively, you may attend a keynote conference in a PMI® conference or seminar with educational session.

Reading

  • If reading is your hobby then you have a chance to fulfill CCR for obtaining PMP®renewal PDU.

Cons:

  • The main drawback is that PMI® includes a limit on the total number of PDUs that one can get by this means.

Informal Learning

  • You may expect to earn PMP®renewal PDUs by remaining present during informal sessions.

  • Attending interactive sessions can help you to acquire knowledge shared by mentors, experts etc and can also give you a chance to obtain PMP®renewal PDUs.

PMP®renewal PDUs can be gained  in Brisbane by adding high value or giving back to the profession. You may choose any of the below mentioned activities to meet your needs: