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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.

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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

Jul, 2020

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

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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

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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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

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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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

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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  • 5/5

May, 2020

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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  • 5/5

May, 2020

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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  • 4/5

Jan, 2020

Excellent content and training. It's highly recommended for everyone interested in upskilling. Thanks, KnowledgeHut for the great session!

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Sep, 2019

The training was good. I could relate the modules with my daily work.

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PMP® Certification Dallas

The PMP® certification process remains the same across all the countries. Everything including the course syllabus, eligibility criteria, fee, and the certification process, follows a uniform pattern internationally.

PMP® Certification is very important for management professionals as it helps them not only to increase their knowledge for improving and managing projects, but also helps them build a wider network with likeminded people from different domains. Here are some points on why one should take up the PMP® Certification:

Credibility: The PMP® Certification is recognized across industries, domains, and countries. So having the PMP® Certification adds credibility to your project management skills and expertise. Not everyone can get through this tough exam that easily.Better Job Opportunity: With the added credibility of the PMP® Certification, you can seek better job opportunities and higher designations within the existing organization and even in the market at large.Better Pay: PMP® Certification is bound to make a positive impact on your salary. Most professionals can expect an immediate salary increment after the successful completion of their certification course.

Global Recognition: The PMP® Certification is recognized and accepted globally. This opens up new avenues for you to explore even outside your country of residence.

Job Security:  Having a professional certificate of PMP® certification can assure you higher job security than others in the same role. Since the number of PMP® certified professionals is limited, most companies would prefer to retain this talent than let it go.

Challenging Projects: PMP® certified professionals are given more challenging projects with greater visibility and scope for making a bigger impact compared to others in the same role.

Visibility to Recruiters: Having a professional certificate like PMP® is like a crown in your resume. When recruiters do a profile search or profile filter, they will do it based on keywords like PMP®, Agile, Scrum, Lean, etc. Your profile with PMP® Certification will make it through the first level screening itself.

Valid across Domains: PMP® certification is valid in all industries. This gives the individual a golden opportunity to change their careers in other domains and industries as well.

Add Value to Company: PMP® certified professionals will be able to add more value to the company with their knowledge, skills, and expertise in management. They can also use their knowledge in analysis risk assessment and critical calculations to help projects in staying on track.

Best Investment: Though PMP® certification is costly; it gives great benefits for your career in the long run. Every single dollar you spend on the certification process is really worth it.

Before enrolling for a PMP® certification training from any institute in Dallas, make sure they provide the training through the below modes:

  • Classroom Coaching: Personal training where you can attend the training in person and interact with the trainer in real time.
  • ELearning: The training content should be made available offline for reference as per your convenient time.
  • Online: Online training and support should be available.

With that said, before you enroll for PMP® training in Dallas, make sure you have done a thorough background check, below points will be useful for that

  • Try to know the qualification of the PMP® trainer. He should be able to share knowledge and should have good experience in training to support you.
  • Due to high-risk and money involved, it would be best to select a PMP® certification training institute that offers you multiple mock tests that assess your readiness for the exam.
  • PMP® exam preparation would ideally need a training schedule of  45 days with 2 to 3 hours a day preferably, on a continuous basis for the best results. Do confirm with the training schedule of the institute whether they provide this facility.
  • The PMP® syllabus is quite extensive and vast. It needs a lot of hard work and dedication for learning. It also involves a lot of problems solving and real-time issue analysis skills, so check with the institute whether it is able to capture this intense training through classroom  sessions.
  • Ensure the institute gives you a 35 hours training certificate which is required to be eligible for the PMP® exam. Also, confirm with them that they will be providing you with all the training resources including the training materials, videos, a good training venue, etc.

The following are some points to keep in mind while you are selecting your PMP® trainer in Dallas:

  • Do background verification of the trainer- experience, knowledge, training success rate and for how long he/she has been taking the PMP® training classes.
  • Check the availability of your trainer, whether he is available after training hours for clearing your doubts and other required support.
  • Check if the trainer is flexible with the training schedule based on your learning pace.
  • Check if the trainer is providing training material and other required resources for the training. 
  • Ensure that the trainer is able to provide training material online and you are given access to the e-learning course so that you can refer when required.
  • PMP® trainer should be ready to help you with doubts and clarification even after the course is over.
  • The trainer should be a Registered Education Provider (REP).

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

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

PMP® Certification Eligibility Dallas

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 second degree with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects. 
  3. 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 one 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 Dallas

There is a major misconception among PMP® candidates regarding the overall cost of the certification. It is believed that the cost involved includes only the training and exam fee. However, there are many other things involved, and the total cost could vary depending upon a lot of factors like the PMI membership cost, the cost of the preparation materials which are not part of training, the extra cost involved in scheduling and rescheduling your exam date through Prometric, etc.The one thing that remains constant is the PMP® exam fee. It remains the same across the globe and is charged in US dollars by the Project Management Institute (PMI). This fee is fixed at $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-PMI members. Also, you can retake the exam 3 more times if you fail to clear in the first attempt. These retakes are priced at $275 dollars each for PMI members and $375 each for non-PMI members. Please go through the list below to the details of the costs involved:

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in




PMP® classroom training in Dallas



Membership cost for PMI Dallas 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: Examination fee for PMP® certification is $555 across the globe where you will be able to take a computer-based test or paper test. The paper-based test is available only in places where certified PMI test centers are not available.The candidate will be given a chance to take up a maximum of 3 retakes if they fail to clear the exam in the first attempt. Each re-examination is charged at $375.PMI membership: PMI membership gives you a lot of benefits; one of them being the reduced cost of the PMP® examination. The PMI members need to pay only $405 against the $555 for non-members. but to become a PMI member, you need to pay $129 and joining fee of $10 for the same. PMI members will be able to access and download the PMBOK® handbook free of cost while non-PMI members need to buy this from Amazon by paying $50.

Training Costs: An important prerequisite for the PMP® exam is that the candidate needs to complete at least 35 hours of training. The training can be in any form: classroom or online. The classroom training cost for Dallas varies from $699 to $999, while the online training sessions are available at a price between $399 and $699.

Additional Study: Along with PMBOK®, the candidate may also require other study materials like study guide and other resources which can help you plan and focus on the strategic portions of the PMP® exam. These can cost you somewhere around $40 to $100; this material does not include PMBOK® which you need to buy separately.

According to your interest, you can buy some practice sample tests also that may help you to get a feel of the actual exam pattern. These sample papers are available at the cost between $60 and $100.

The cost of classroom training for PMP® in Dallas can vary based on the training center chosen, but you can expect a fee of $699 and above for the complete training. In addition to that, you can also earn 35 PMP® renewal PDUs from this training.

It is very important to choose the right training center for PMP® Certification Training in Dallas. Here are a few points to note:

  • First and foremost, you need to confirm whether you have the eligibility to take up the PMP® exam.
  • Among the different modes of training available, select the one which is most suitable for you.
  • Do a background verification and confirm whether the approach followed by the training center would be helpful for you to clear the PMP® certification exam in the first attempt.
  • Check whether the PMP® exam preparation schedule is convenient enough for you to follow.
  • Check whether the institute covers all the major sections of the syllabus required for the exam.
  • Finally, you have to check the quality of the recommended study materials and the portions covered in it.

KnowledgeHut is providing a 100% PMP® exam pass guarantee backed by its confidence on its carefully designed exam preparation strategies designed to help its students achieve success. It offers its detailed course material, best in class training and innovative exam preparation methods.The following are some of the features which make KnowledgeHut give you the 100% PMP® exam pass guarantee for the PMP® certification:

  • KnowledgeHut follows a six full-length mock exams pattern, which includes a number of practice questionnaires, math formulae and test templates for PMP® along with some important exam tips and techniques.
  • Online and Email support is provided by certified instructors in all aspects of the certification. This support is made available to solve your queries not only related to the exam content but also other aspects like enrolment exam schedules etc.
  • KnowledgeHut offers expert assistance at every step of certification process including  PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, PMI® Application Form Filling, and review of your PMI® Application. KnowledgeHut has a unique eligibility check which helps you know your eligibility for certification.
  •  If you have any doubts and clarification before the examination, KnowledgeHut provides you with a 4-6 hour time slot for interactive exam preparation. 
  • In case you are not able to clear the PMP® certification exam within 2 attempts, KnowledgeHut will refund you 100% of your tuition fees excluding any applicable discounts. The only condition is that all your attempts need to be within 90 calendar days from the date of completion of your training.

PMP® Exam in Dallas

Test Center ID

Test Center Name

Test Center Region

Test Center Address

Test Center Phone


Pearson Professional Centers-Dallas (South) TX

VUE Americas

5801 Marvin D Love Freeway Suite 200



Pearson Professional Centers-Dallas TX

VUE Americas

12801 North Central Expressway Suite 820 



Business Communication Solutions

VUE Americas

4230 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Ste 615




VUE Americas

8035 East R.L Thornton Suite 316



Tactix of Dallas

VUE Americas

1140 Empire Central Suite 235



Turn Around Agenda

VUE Americas

7125 S. Polk St. Ste. 1



Wade College

VUE Americas

1950 N. Stemmons Freeway Suite 4080 



Wilkinson Center

VUE Americas

3402 N. Buckner Blvd Suite 302


Test Center ID

Test Center Name

Test Center Region

Test Center Address

Test Center Phone


On-Target Training Courses, LLC

VUE Americas

301 Live Oak St Suite 1



Weatherford College

VUE Americas

225 College Park Drive Jack Knight Bldg - Testing Center


  • 866-241-5527 (toll-free)
  • +1-952-905-7397 (toll)
  1. Navigate to the website. Under the myPMI® option select “Review Application status” then select “Schedule Exam”
  2. The page will redirect to your Pearson VUE account. Under the “Pre-approved Exams”.
  3. The Page consists 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.

  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. You’ll be able to find once you click on ‘P’ as the test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute)
  6. 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.
  7. 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 Dallas Test Center:

  1. Select the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and click on Next after confirming the booking method.
  2. Review the View Testing Policies before clicking on Schedule this exam.
  3. The next step allows you to choose the test center in Dallas, date, and time for your PMP® certification exam.
  4. Review  the appointment and click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Finally, click on Submit Order. This will confirm your appointment
  6. 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 Dallas Test Center through Online Proctored Test:

  1. Understand the online proctoring policies before clicking ‘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 day (day between Tuesday to Saturday), date and time which you wish to take your exam.
  4. 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’ to confirm your application.

If the cancellation is done within 30 days of the exam, a sum of $70 will be charged. Cancellation must be done 48 hours prior to the exam or the entire sum paid will have to be forfeited.

The details regarding the Paper-based Testing (PBT) have not been announced yet by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. The PMI® will work with Pearson VUE on scheduling the PBT exam of the candidates 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.
  1. Call the Pearson VUE Contact number.
  2. Provide details of the exam, including PMI® ID, examination name and testing program.
  3. Verify your name, address, email address and phone number

After submitting the PMP® certification fee or completing the PMP® application audit, an email will be sent to you confirming your appointment and giving you your PMI® eligibility ID. You will need the ID to schedule the PMP® exam at the Pearson VUE website. It is also available in the myPMI® section of the PMI® website.

(i)    On the PMI® website, enter the “Review application status” section. Click on “Reschedule exam or cancel exam”(ii)   Click on the exam you wish to reschedule (iii)  An option will appear to cancel or reschedule the exam

Note - If the cancellation is done within 48 hours of your exam, the exam and the sum paid will be forfeited.

The things prohibited in the Test centre are:

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

If you are not able to take an on site test then there is a provision of Online Proctoring. This gives you the comfort of taking the test from your home and offices provided you have the right computer equipment.

If you want to take the Online Proctor exam, you need to make sure that you understand the system, environment, technical and testing protocol requirements. You must do this before scheduling an appointment. Just follow these steps:

  1. Running System test
    • Take the computer in the location you will be taking the exam from and download and run them in the system.
    • Make sure that you have a microphone, working internet connection, and a webcam.
    • You will have to take a one-question exam to check your secured browser connection.
  2. Review policies and procedures
    There are some policies and procedures for the online proctor exam, which you can check here.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    Verify that your system meets the system requirements for the online proctor exam.

If you decide to cancel your appointment for the PMP® exam in Dallas, the cancellation request should be raised at least 30 days prior to the expiry of your exam eligibility. Your application will be closed once the refund is credited to your account and the validity of your eligibility will end.

PMI Dallas Chapter

PMI creates a common platform for all the PMP® professionals to meet, interact with each other, grow their professional network and also cater to the needs of the professionals. For all these activities at an area level, a local chapter of PMI is needed. The PMI chapter in Dallas gives an opportunity for all the PMP® professionals in Dallas to interact, volunteer for events, network with professionals in similar roles across different domains and gain more knowledge.

You can receive PDUs by joining and renewing your PMI membership. PDUs are an important prerequisite for the PMP® renewal. PDUs can also be obtained by attending seminars, sessions, and events conducted by PMI Dallas Chapter. Being a PMI member, you can get access to the latest news and happenings in the world of project management including the new certifications, conferences, academia, etc. Given below are the benefits for a member of PMI Dallas:Conferences: PMI Dallas Chapter provides a platform for you to discuss and analyze the issues and find the solutions you face in your management role. Conferences are conducted from time to time covering the latest trends in Project Management.Networking: PMI Dallas chapter provides a platform for all the management professionals to interact with their peers from different industries, this will help them to grow professionally and also learn new things. They also get a chance to interact with the network of experts who are working in the same field for a long period.Member Services: PMI Dallas Chapter member will be getting exclusive opportunities to attend events and seminars which are designed only for Project Management professionals.

Volunteer: You will get opportunities to volunteer for the events and sessions which will be a fruitful experience in many ways.

No walk-ins are allowed at the Dallas Chapter of PMI. But you can contact them through mail at:

PMI Dallas Chapter

PO Box 251231

Plano, TX 75025-1231


A workshop was recently organized on “Dealing with people you can’t stand.” Now, this is a very important topic when it comes to managers who work and collaborate with a large number of people. More often than not there are people in the team whom you find difficult. The workshop was helpful in explaining how such situations can be gracefully handled. Some key points discussed were:

  • Using sophisticated listening techniques to understand the difficult person and understanding why the person exhibits that behavior.
  • Applying take-charge skills to take control of the situation
  • Transforming the destructive behaviors into productive work
  • Very useful tips and tricks to keep chaos at bay.

Some of the certifications offered by the Dallas Chapter of PMI include:

  • Project Management Professional
  • Masters in Program and Project Management

There is a calendar full of events taking place at the Dallas Chapter of PMI, some of them are even monthly sessions. Here is a list of sessions which were completed recently:

  • Workshop - Dealing with people you can't stand
  • Agile- Fall: The Best of Both Worlds
  • Discovering the true IMPACT of risk on your project

PMP® Certification Salary in Dallas

According to Indeed, the average annual salary of a Project Manager is $88,612 in Dallas, which is at par with the national average. The above salary data is collected from 692 Project Manager employees, users, and job advertisements posted on Indeed in the past 36 months. The tenure of the Project Managers is generally 1-3 years in their respective organization.

A Project Manager in Conroe earns an average annual salary of $73,709, which is 13% below the national average. A Project Manager in Dallas earns an average annual salary of $88,612, which is also at par with the national average.

A Project Manager in Dallas-Fort Worth earns an average annual salary of $91,159, which is 8% above the national average. A Project Manager in Dallas earns an average annual salary of $88,612 which is equal to the national average.

The average hourly rate of an IT Project Manager is $40.80 in Dallas. The hourly rate ranges from $25 to $65 for candidates with different work experience and skills.

The annual salary range of an IT Project Manager in Dallas is $56,885 - $120,017. The average annual salary of the IT Project Manager based in Dallas is $86,146.

The average annual salary of an entry-level IT Project Manager with 0-5 years of work experience is $69,851 in Dallas. The annual salary ranges from $48,513 to $101,270 which is decided based on the individual’s skills and expertise.

A mid-career IT Project Manager with a work experience of 5-10 years earns an average annual salary of $87,233. The annual salary range is between $63,102 to $117,125 based on the individual’s knowledge and experience.

An experienced IT Project Manager with a work experience of 10-20 years earns an average annual salary of $99,930. The annual salary for the category varies in the range of $73,130 to $122,795 in Dallas.

The annual salary of a late-career IT Project Manager with a work experience of more than 20 years ranges from $84,052 to $124,644 in Dallas. The expected annual pay-package is $106,217, and is based on the skills and experience of the individual.

The annual salary of an IT Project Manager with a Bachelor's Degree ranges from $76,350 to $81,859 in Dallas. An IT Project Manager with a Bachelor’s Degree is entitled to a yearly bonus of approximately $2,400.

An IT Project Manager with a Master's Degree or an MBA is expected to earn in the range of $77,079 to $82,868 per annum in Dallas. The additional benefits like bonus, healthcare, pension, social security, and time off adds to 30% of the total salary.

The expected salary range of an IT Project Manager with a PhD or an equivalent degree is between $77,809 and $83,878 per annum in Dallas. The annual salary ranges from $80,068 - $86,706 after adding the bonus.

The annual income range of a Program Manager is $91,500 to $118,000 in Dallas. This is 28% more than the national average salary of the Project Managers with the same years of work experience.

The common skills required to be eligible for the role of a Program Manager in Dallas are Project Management, Program Management, Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

According to Dice, a Business Analyst in Dallas earns in the range of $60,500 to $86,500 per annum. It is approximately 15% lesser than the annual salary of the Project Managers having the same years of experience.

The major skills that are essential for the role of a Business Analyst in Dallas are Business Analysis, QA, Project Management, SQL, Agile, Acceptance Testing, Microsoft Visio, Use Cases, Business Process, and SDLC.

The yearly wage of a Scrum Master in Dallas varies between $79,000 to $98,500 and this is 10% more when compared to the national average salary of the Project Managers. Relevant skills and work performance play a major role in determining the annual figure.

The top 10 skills required for the position of a Scrum Master in Dallas are Agile, Scrum Master, Project Management, Scrum, QA, Business Analysis, Sprint, JIRA, Microsoft Project, and Product Owner.

The annual salary of a Product Manager in Dallas is in the range of $87,500 to $111,000. It is approximately 22% more than the national average salary of the Project Managers having the same amount of experience.

The major skills that are compulsory for the position of a Product Manager in Dallas are Product Management, Project Management, Agile, Marketing, QA, Roadmaps, Sales, Business Analysis, Product Development, and Scrum.

The annual pay-package of an IT Manager in Dallas is between $70,000 to $86,500, which is roughly 2% less than the annual salary of the Project Managers. Proper balance of business acumen and technical knowledge is required to qualify for this role.

The important skills required to be eligible for the role of an IT Manager in Dallas are IT Management, Project Management, Active Directory, Network, Technical support, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware, Infrastructure, and Networking.

According to Dice, a Project Coordinator earns in the range of $48,500 to $63,500 per annum in Dallas. This is almost 32% lesser than the national average salary of the Project Managers having the same years of experience.

The essential skills required to become a Project Coordinator in Dallas are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

According to Dice, the annual salary of a PMO is in the range of $92,000 to $127,000 in Dallas. The final package is based on the individual’s skills, expertise, and fulfillment of job requirements.

The top 10 most common skills required for the role of a PMO in Dallas are Project Management, PMO, Program Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, QA, Change Management, Business Analysis, Finance, and SDLC.



Annual Salary

Boston Consulting Group


Atmos Energy




Fannie Mae


Buchanan Technologies


Infolob Solutions Inc






TitleMax, Inc.


Excentus Corp.


A Project Manager - Construction earns an average of $20.64 per hour in Dallas. The hourly price ranges between $14.68 to $35.75 per hour depending on the expertise of the individual.

As per the estimates by Payscale, the average annual salary of a Project Manager - Construction is $80,278 in Dallas. The salary distribution for the role is between $51,241 to $110,962, which depends on the level of experience and skills of the individual.

An entry-level Project Manager - Construction with 0-5 years of work experience gets an average annual salary of $64,015 in Dallas. The maximum an entry-level Project Manager in the Construction sector earns is $92,381 and the minimum salary is $39,732 per annum.

A mid-career Project Manager - Construction with 5-10 years of work experience earns an average annual salary of $79,480 in Dallas. The salary range for the respective position in Dallas is $52,770 - $95,280.

The average annual salary of an experienced Project Manager - Construction with 10-20 years of work experience is $90,108. The salary varies between the range of $57,619 to $124,049 and is based on the individual’s experience and skills.

A late-career Project Manager - Construction with a work experience of 20 years and above makes an average earning of $91,548 annually in Dallas. The salary distribution is in the range of $63,671 to $131,937 based on the skills and previous work performance of the individual.

A Project Manager - Construction with a Bachelor's Degree earns between $93,955 to $101,092 annually in Dallas. Additional benefits for this position include bonus, social security, pension, healthcare, and time-off.

The annual salary range of a Project Manager - Construction with a Master's Degree or an MBA is between $94,920 to $102,046 in Dallas. They are entitled to a bonus which is approximately $4,070 per year.

According to, a Project Manager - Construction with a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree earns in the range of $95,886 to $103,000 in Dallas. They are entitled to bonus, social security, pension, healthcare, and time-off.

The yearly earnings of a Director of Information Security in Dallas range between $125,000 to $154,500. This is around 95% more when compared to the national average salary of the Construction Managers.

The major skills that a Director of Information Security must possess to be eligible for the role in Dallas are Information Security, Security, Project Management, Senior Management, CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, Network, Cyber security, and Incident Management.

The yearly salary range of a Project Engineer in Dallas is between $64,500 to $84,000 in Dallas. It is almost equal to the national average salary of the Construction Managers with the same experience.

The major skills that are required to be eligible for the role of a Project Engineer in Dallas are Project Engineering, Project Management, QA, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Operations, Drawing, and Network.



Annual Salary

Omni Hotels & Resorts


McCarthy Building Co


DPR Construction


Walsh Construction


BH Management Services, Inc.


The Hunt Corporation






Hoar Construction


Jones Lange Lasalle Inc.


The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Cincinnati is $83,946, which meets the national average. A Project Manager in Dallas earns an average income of $88,576 yearly, which is at par with the national average as well.

According to Indeed, the average salary of a Project Manager in Seattle is $94,991 per annum, which is 13% more than the national average, whereas, a Project Manager in Dallas earns an average salary of  $88,576 per annum, which meets the national average.

The average annual income of a Project Manager based in Newark is $85,000, which is equal to the national average. The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Dallas is $88,576 and it meets the national average.

Researches show that 60% of PMP® certified professionals can expect a minimum hike of 23% to 35% which is quite an impressive figure, while only about 20% of the non-certified professionals can expect a salary revision.

In the industry, PMP® certification is highly valued, and research shows that more than 50% of the people who completed their PMP® certification got a promotion immediately after completion of their certification. These statistics were derived from a survey conducted on a group of 500 professionals during the financial year 2017-18.

PMP® certification is an added advantage for professionals as major IT companies prefer to recruit PMP® certified professionals over a non-certified professional. With this, we can know the potential of PMP® certified professionals. Hence it is definitely a plus in job interviews as well.  PMP® professionals having certain other key skills get more chances of getting shortlisted. These desired skills include Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Program Management, Change management, PMO, Operations, Finance, and SDLC among other skills.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

PMP® certification is valid for 3 years. We must renew the PMP® certification by fulfilling Continue Certification Requirements (CCR) every three years.

A minimum of 60 PDUs is required to renew your PMP® certification. You can earn these PDUs by actively participating in seminars and other activities conducted by the PMI Dallas Chapter.

The following are the steps to renew your PMP® certification through the CCR Process:

Step 1

Earn a PMI certificationYour PMP® Certification validity starts from the day you obtain your certificate till it expires, i.e., after 3 years.

Step 2 Participate in professional development activities

PDUs can be obtained by participating in seminar sessions and events organized by the PMI Dallas chapter.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs

Using the CCR system, you need to submit all the PDU claims for approval.

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements

To renew your PMP® certification, you are required to meet the CCR eligibility that is a minimum of 60 PDUs need to be earned.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay a renewal fee

An email will be sent on your registered email ID after your CCR application is approved. You would need to pay a fee for renewal after which your PMP® Certification validity will be extended.

PDUs can be obtained through the regular participation in seminars and activities conducted by the Dallas Chapter on PMI. Most of these sessions would be related to:

  • Education and New Learning
  • Giving back to the Profession- Sharing your knowledge and experience with others

You can earn a minimum of 35 PDUs by participating in educational activities. There are also other ways in which you can earn the required number of PDUs.

According to PMI, the three main skills required for any Project Management Professionals, namely, technical, domain knowledge, leadership and business intelligence The PMI Talent TriangleTM is an integration of these three:

  • Technical Project Management- It refers to the knowledge and expertise in the domain as well as the technology of the project.
  • Leadership - For a PMP® professional leadership skills are imperative to lead a team which helps him in improving the project and leading it in the right path.
  • Strategic and Business Management- A PMP® professional has to understand the strategies and methodologies to lead the project towards successful implementation and for a smoother delivery.

You can add PDUs (Professional Development Unit) by actively participating in the activities related to education. By spending one hour in any educational activity can earn you 1 PDU.There are 5 important activities in the Education category where you can earn PDUs:

  • Professional Training and sessions
  • Digital media and online courses
  • Attending and organizing meetings
  • Reading and self-learning
  • Informal Learning through any other means

The following is the list of educational events where a PMP® professional can access and be part of the Dallas Chapter of PMI:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events


  • A number of events, seminars, and sessions are organized regularly by PMI Dallas to improve the knowledge and give updated information to the members on the latest trends in management and several other events.
  • Most of these sessions are for 1 to 3 days

  • These sessions help professional in building a huge professional network by sharing knowledge and experiences with others working in different domains.


  • Paid Registrations are mandatory for most of the sessions.

  • As sometimes these sessions may be held in the time of official deliverables too, so you are supposed to take proper permission from your current organization.

Elearning On-demand Courses


  • To help you self learn, e-Learning courses are available which you can take up at your own convenient time through PMI Dallas.


  • You have to shell out money from your pocket as these sessions are paid ones. 

Education Courses


  • Global Accreditation Centre (GAC) of PMI accredited a number of advanced courses which you can take up according to your interest.


  • These GAC courses are only for those with interest in educational courses.

Training Courses


  • Through PMI members and even third-party trainers (REP), we get access to training related to project management and other similar areas.


  • As the third party trainer will have their own calendar which may not suit your needs.

  • Course fee may be high and no concession for PMI members

By enrolling and attending an online training program offered by a Recognized Registered Education Provider, you can gain a 60 PDU bundle in a single go. In this way, you can earn PDUs online without attending any single session in person. It is important to make sure that PDUs associated with the courses in the Education category are distributed according to the minimum requirements of the PMI Talent Triangle skill areas:

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 following list shares the name of the four courses and PDUs offered by them. Choose the course wisely, so you get at least a minimum total number of PDUs required once you complete these courses:


PMI PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training


Agile and Scrum Training


ITIL Foundation Certification Training


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training


There is no limit to the number of PDUs that can be earned in this category. PMI gives an opportunity to professionals to earn the PDUs using the skills listed in the categories in the PMI Talent Triangle – Technical, Leadership and Strategic Business Management. PDUs are essential for the renewal of your PMP® certification. Along with these, the professionals are given a chance to attend educational seminar events and sessions to earn PDUs.

The three essential components in the PMI triangle are Technical, Leadership and Strategic Business Management. The following is the list of activities and courses which fall in each category:



Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Earned value management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realisation


Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis


Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling


Business acumen

Time, Scope, Risk Management


Competitive analysis

Performance Management


Market awareness

Risk Management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

Apart from attending educational events and workshops, you can earn PDUs by actively participating in meetings, reading and informal learning which are as follows:


Ways to earn your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings
  • You can get 1-2 PDUs on attending the sessions which are related to the Talent triangle.
  • PDUs can also be earned by attending the keynote sessions in PMI conferences.
  • If you are an avid reader and enjoy reading, then reading the technical papers can also give you PDUs.


  • There is a limit to earn PDUs by reading.

Informal Learning

  • One of the most interesting ways of earning your PDUs is by attending informal sessions.

  • Another way of gaining PDUs is by attending knowledge sharing sessions which are held by experts to learn new things.

You can choose any one or more options from the list below in giving back to the profession category. Pursuing activities in this category will fetch you PDUs in Dallas:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


If you have expertise in your area, then you can involve yourself actively as a practitioner with various projects and help them by sharing your knowledge and expertise.

Create Content

This is another way for gaining PDUs which are required for the renewal of your PMP®, if you have passion towards writing and presentation then you can utilize your skills to create blogs, presentations, and webinars to gain PDUs.


Another significant way to earn PDUs in the “giving back to the profession” category is through creating white papers and presentations.


If you mention the number of hours, you are willing to spare and your experience in the field, you can opt for a volunteer opportunity for a social cause.  You can choose from the opportunities often available at the PMI Dallas portal.


Attending webinars can also get you the required PDUs as there are several webinars that happen across different time zones on a regular basis which you can attend as per your convenience.

The maximum limit of earning PDUs is only up to 25 in the category of giving back to the profession. The PDUs are distributed as follows:



As a Practitioner




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