PMP® Certification Training in Columbia, MD, United States

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

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

Project Management Institute (PMI)® offers Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification that is acknowledged as the gold standard of all the project management certifications across the globe. It further helps you to endorse your Project Management skills and knowledge while enabling you to gain business and strategic knowledge, that help you to land a high paying job. According to the Project Management Salary Survey of 2018, the average annual salary of a PMP® certified professional based in the US is $115,000 that is 25% higher than the non-certified counterparts.

PMP® exam is considered as one of the most complicated exams across the globe. It consists of 200 questions which you need to answer within 4 hours, and you need to get a minimum score(determined based on the difficulty level of the questions) You can overcome all the hassle of continuing your PMP® certification journey by taking up a training course with KnowledgeHut, one of the leading PMP® training providers around the world. It helps you to:

1. Read the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credentials Handbook

You need to read the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credentials Handbook thoroughly to understand everything that you need to know about taking the PMP® exam. But why do you need to waste your precious time? KnowledgeHut helps you to find answers to all your questions regarding the procedures of applying and taking the exam, saving your time and effort!

2. Match the eligibility criteria to become PMP® certified

You need to fulfill the requirement of 35 contact hours apart from having a high school diploma or a bachelor’s degree with a certain amount of work hours in order to sit for your PMP® exam. KnowledgeHut’s PMP® training course allows you to earn 35 PDUs to meet the exam prerequisite.


3. Become a PMI® member

You can become a member of your local PMI® Chapter. However, it is not compulsory for you to continue with your PMP® certification journey. But you won’t regret becoming a PMI® member. Why so? That’s because PMI® offers amazing discounts to its members on exam costs and gives access to its exclusive standards including a free copy of the PMBOK® Guide. Join any PMI® Chapter by paying a membership fee of $139 and reduce your PMP® fee from $555 to $405.


4. Book your PMP® exam

PMP® exam application involves a complicated process. But, fret not! KnowledgeHut offers assistance for filling up your PMP® exam application allowing you to avoid all the hassle and focus on your exam preparation. The process includes submitting your application through Pearson VUE and choosing your exam center to sit for your exam.


5. Get thoroughly conversant with the PMBOK® Guide

The PMBOK® Guide is considered as the primary reference for the PMP® exam. Join the KnowledgeHut’s PMP® training course to avoid the pain of going through the complex content of the PMBOK® Guide on your own. The training course provided by KnowledgeHut is aligned with the 6th edition of the PMBOK® Guide.


6. Sample PMP® exam questions

You must have frequently come across the saying ‘Practice makes a man perfect!’. KnowledgeHut doesn’t only update you on the latest knowledge of PMP®, it also offers 6 full-length mock exams featuring 1200 practice questions that increase your chances of clearing your PMP® exam at one go. 


7.  What else does KnowledgeHut offer?

KnowledgeHut is a Global REP for PMI®, Inc that offers a plethora of advantages to cater to the needs of every PMP® aspirant. Once you enroll with KnowledgeHut’s training program, you get access to 35 hours of classroom training along with free access to 90 days of E-learning as well as online instructor-led training. 


Do you have more queries? Give us a call and we would love to help you! 

KnowledgeHut is a R.E.P. of the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.

Note: All information mentioned is accurate as of April 2019.

What Skills You Will Learn

Prerequisites:

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

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

OR

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

3 Months FREE Access to all our E-learning courses when you buy any course with us

Who Should Attend

  • 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®

Knowledgehut Experience

PMP® EXAM APPLICATION FRAMEWORK AND ASSISTANCE

Get expert assistance with PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, PMI® Application Form Filling and Review of your PMI® Application.

PMP® EXAM SUCCESS FORMULA

Our Exam Success Formula is planned for maximum learning benefit—with six full-length mock exams, practice questionnaire, Math formulae, PM templates, and Exam tips.

CERTIFICATION JOURNEY SUPPORT

Take advantage of Email support from instructors in all aspects of the certification. Right from enrolling for exams to solving your doubts post-workshop, we have your back!

Curriculum

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

Meet your instructors

Bhupinder

Bhupinder Singh

project management

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

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

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

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

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

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Sankar

Sankar Govindaraja

PMI-RMP,PMP,Change Management

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Chris

Chris Cochran

Senior Manager / International Agile Coach

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

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

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Akbar

Akbar Azwir

Project Management Consultant & Trainer

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

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

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Ian

Ian Hirst

Project Manager

Ian Hirst is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMBOK) and a highly experienced Project Management and Information Technology specialist who has been involved in the IT industry for over 30 years.

Ian is a Project and Program Management trainer, instructor and counsellor providing project health check, project recovery and program planning support to a variety of business and IT projects and programs in many organizations. 

He has been a lecturer at the Australian National University and the University of NSW. 
Ian’s expertise lies in : 
• Project & Programme Management
• Transition Management
• Stakeholder Management
• Change Management
• IT Governance
• Software Development
• IT Infrastructure
• Testing & Test Management
• Business & Systems Analysis
• Business Process Re-engineering
• Requirements Management
• Risk Management
…among other disciplines.

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Chris

Chris Abbott

Specializes in Project Management

Chris is a Project Manager in a wide variety of IT and business change projects. Never afraid to ask the 'dumb' questions that often prove insightful, he is a firm believer in planning the work with stakeholders and then getting the entire team working on the plan. He has conducted trainings on PMP, Agile and Scrum and Business Case Writing. He holds several niche certifications and qualifications such as PMP, PgMP and others. His years of experience in IT organizations greatly benefit his protégés.

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reviews on our popular courses

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The trainer was well-preepared and everything went good. 

Holly Huo

PMP
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in May 2019
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A useful course to acquire more knowledge on the Project management aspects. The instructor was friendly and helpful in answering all our questions!

Christine Kong

Operations Executive
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in February 2019
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The training I received from Knowledge Hut for the PMP Certification course was second to none. The Instructor went above and beyond to ensure the group fully understood all aspects of the course material. The instructors delivery was excellent and all content was relevant and useful immediately upon returning to the workplace.I would highly recommend anyone looking to take the PMP Certification take the time to use this course as a tool for success.

John Brown

C.I. Manager
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in October 2018
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Well-organized and well-presented session. The instructor was very knowledgeable!

Harvey McKay

Manager
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in October 2018
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Trainor Zach was so precise in explaining every aspect of the course. Using examples and short quizzes to explain the concepts made the session quite effective!

Sarena Lachica

PMO
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in June 2018
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The course content was great! The lecturer was knowledgeable! The food was delicious and the venue was comfortable.

Ronald Soomar

Project Manager
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in April 2018
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The fabulous trainer was excellent and the venue great. I enjoyed the 2-day course to full satisfaction.

Ravindran Appavu

Senior Project Manager at The Building Intelligence Group from Auckland, New Zealand
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in January 2018
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I had attended the PMP Live Virtual Training organised by KnowledgeHut., The training was very well-organised and professional. The trainer was very helpful in ensuring that I had complete knowledge and understanding of the PMP material prior to submitting my experience and then attending the exam to receive my PMI PMP Certification. Thank you, KnowledgeHut! I would definitely recommend it.

Peter Brabant

Project Manager
Attended PMP® Certification workshop in October 2017

FAQs

The Remote Experience

Your instructor-led live virtual classes will be held online, and you have the flexibility of attending from anywhere. All you need is a windows computer with a good internet connection to attend your classes online. A headset with microphone is recommended. You may also attend these classes from your smartphone or tablet.

Virtual and face-to-face classes are held on both weekdays and weekends. You can check available schedules and choose the batch timings which are convenient for you. If you are in a time crunch, virtual classes may work better for you.

As a leading registered education provider (REP) of PMI®, KnowledgeHut caters to the training needs for corporate organizations and professionals across the globe. It’s successfully spread over 70+ countries where it conducts PMP® training. Few of the cities in India and the U.S  are listed below for your reference:


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PMP® Certification Course in Columbia, MD

Consistently rated as among the most liveable cities in America, Columbia was planned to be a city of conveniences giving its citizens the best of what America has to offer. Built around a General Electric Appliance plant, the factory was a huge economic driver in the early years. Today the plant is defunct but other sectors such as retail, wholesale, technology, healthcare and real estate have been booming in and around the city. Top notch companies here include PetMeds, MICROS Systems, Integral Systems, Arbitron and several others. The city is surrounded by three beautiful lakes that offer plenty of recreation facilities. The city also has well-established community centres that promote arts and culture. KnowledgeHut offers several courses that will help you start off your career in Columbia including, PRINCE2, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CEH, CSPO, Scrum & Agile, MS courses, Big Data Analysis, Apache Hadoop, SAFe Practitioner, Agile User Stories, CASQ, CMMI-DEV and others. Note: Please note that the actual venue may change according to convenience, and will be communicated after the registration.