PMP® Certification Training in Johannesburg, South Africa

The most comprehensive PMP® Certification Training Course for Guaranteed Exam Success

  • Ace your PMP® exam in the very first go with a learning path that ensures success 
  • Prepare to clear your exam with utmost confidence with our assured, tried, and tested program
  • Training aligned to the latest PMP Certification Exam Content Outline 
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
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The Sure-Shot Way to Add ‘PMP’ to Your Title

Have you been wondering where to get started with your PMP exam preparation and whether you’ll have sufficient time to prepare alongside your full-time job? Wouldn’t it be good to have experts you can reach out to regularly to clear any doubts you may have? Are you struggling to get hold of the right kind of learning material that will help you crack the PMP exam right in the first attempt?

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PMP Training Highlights

100% Money-Back Guarantee
  • Earn 35 PDUs with Live, Instructor-Led Sessions

  • 24-Hour On-Demand Course by Expert, Steven Beslac

  • Mentor-Led Guaranteed Exam Pass Study Plan

  • Hands-On Practice with a Question Bank of 2800+

  • 8 Full-Length Exam Simulations

  • Unlimited Attempts to 8 Mock Tests

  • 180-Day Access to Unlimited Refresher Courses

Accredited by

Peter Taylor

PMP Course Advisor

Peter Taylor
VP, Global PMO at Ceridian, Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker

Author of the #1 bestselling project management book, 'The Lazy Project Manager', Peter is one of the most prominent speakers, trainers, consultants, and coaches in the Project Management domain globally, bringing on board over 30 years of experience.

Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor
VP, Global PMO at Ceridian, Bestselling Author & Keynote Speaker

Author of the #1 bestselling project management book, 'The Lazy Project Manager', Peter is one of the most prominent speakers, trainers, consultants, and coaches in the Project Management domain globally, bringing on board over 30 years of experience.

“I am excited to be working with KnowledgeHut to help many more project managers achieve that badge of excellence that is the PMP.”

Kevin Davis

PMP Program Director

Kevin Davis
Principal PM Consultant, The Davis Group of Atlanta, LLC

Kevin is a globally renowned project management expert and has trained thousands of students across domains including professionals in the US military. He brings on board over two decades of rich project management experience.

Kevin Davis
Kevin Davis
Principal PM Consultant, The Davis Group of Atlanta, LLC

Kevin is a globally renowned project management expert and has trained thousands of students across domains including professionals in the US military. He brings on board over two decades of rich project management experience.

“At KnowledgeHut, we're excited about cultivating the next generation of project professionals, empowering them to drive transformation.”

Why should you go for the PMP certification?


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 in project-oriented roles.

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PMP Exam Preparation package designed to ensure success in passing your PMP exam the very first time. 

Detailed Study Guide

Get a step-by-step guide with clarity on daily study goals with expert help all along the way. 


Weekly mentor guidance to ensure that you’re continuously improving in speed, accuracy, concepts. 

Exam Application Assistance

Get expert guidance on PMI registration, membership, review, and submission of your exam application. 

180 Day Grand Pass

Rejoin any of our refresher courses and brush up on the great work done so far for guaranteed success! 

Flexible Learning Options

Need more flexibility with your learning times? Get tried-and-tested training, live or on your schedule. 

Your Path to Guaranteed PMP Exam Success

Passing the PMP exam is the key to getting your PMP certification and accelerating your project management career. What you need to crack the PMP exam in the very first go is a tried and tested learning path, curated by experts and designed to walk you through the exact steps you need to take to ensure success.

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Prerequisites for 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.

What You Will Learn in the PMI PMP Certification Course

Team building

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

Negotiating project agreements

Learn how to empower team members and stakeholders by negotiating project agreements.

Managing conflict

Learn how to manage compliances and achieve project benefits and value using PMP methodologies.

Choosing the right project methodology

Learn how to choose the best approach for completing the project, and also how to plan and manage the scope, budget, and resources.

Managing risks

Learn how to manage and plan scope, analyze and manage risk, and more.

Project Governance

Learn how to handle project changes, choose the right project methods and practices, set project governance, and more.

Delivering Business Value

Learn how to manage communications and risks, engage stakeholders while executing projects with the required urgency.

Managing Compliances

Learn to manage compliances and deliver project benefits and value using PMP methodologies.

Continuous Process Improvement

Assess and respond to changes in the internal and external business environment to implement continuous process improvement.

Project Continuity

Manage project challenges and adjustments, as well as knowledge transfer, to guarantee project success.

Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to keep the team on track by managing conflicts, collaborating with stakeholders, and prioritise performance.

Business Analysis

Learn how to assess changes in the company and environment in order to help organisations evolve and improve.

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

Professionals interested in building project management skills

PMP® Certification Process

PMP® certification Johannesburg

Yes,indeed! The eligibility criteria and the certification procedure of PMP® remain the same globally.

Obtaining a PMP® certification could prove to be a game changer for your career. It will aid you both as a professional and as an individual. The certification will enhance your career growth as well as benefit the company where you will be working for.Here are some of the primary plus points of PMP®certification:

  • Take your career to the next levelYou will be able to join big companies worldwide with the help of the PMP® certification and take your career to the next level.
  • Boost your versatility
    Through the strenuous curriculum and training of the course, you will be able to expand your skill set and become a pro at handling all kinds of projects.

  • Gets you lucrative packages
    As a PMP® certified professional, you are more likely to earn 20% more than non-certified individuals.

  • Become a recruiter’s favoured choice
    Generally, companies like to hire project managers with PMP® certification as it reflects the commitment and dedication of the person towards his/her career. Hiring managers believe that PMP certified professionals have the necessary skill set and expertise to handle all the complexities in project management.

  • Paves way for better opportunities
    Project managers with PMP® certification have shown to perform better than the ones who are not certified. Their wide range skills and experience make them superior to other project managers. This translates into more opportunities in their career.

  • Grow your network
    The PMP® certification helps professionals across the world stay connected with each other through a close-knit global community that hosts several educational & training events where they can share their thoughts and insights.

  • Manage complex projects with ease
    PMP® certification indicates a professional's ability to handle the most challenging projects. They are recognized for their mettle in executing projects successfully with efficiency.

The best PMP® certification training institute in Johannesburg will be the one which offers:

  • Classroom training
  • Online Courses
  • Live instructor-led online courses

Before you get yourself enrolled for the course of PMP® certification in Johannesburg, you should consider the following points:

  • Perform a thorough research on the trainer’s profile.
  • Check whether the institute provides you with online mock tests. Make sure that there are  at least 2-3 mock tests to make you well-prepared for the examination.
  • You will require around 45 days to prepare yourself for the exam as you need to study for 2-3 hours. Make sure the institute provides this support.
  • You need to complete studying a huge syllabus for PMP® certification and for that concentrated study is a must. The training center should provide the facility of classroom training for this purpose.
  • Last but not the least, the institute should provide a training location, 35-hours certificate, and hard copy of the study material.

If you want to get the PMP® certification training in Johannesburg from the best PMP® certified trainer, you should  consider the following things:

  • Check the trainer’s credential.
  • Check whether the trainer is available for offline interaction and support.
  • Check whether the trainer is offering a flexible schedule for study or not.
  • Enquire whether the trainer is capable of providing the study material as required for PMP® certification.
  • Find out if you would’ve accessibility to the e-learning materials.
  • Ask whether they provide in-course or post-course study help.
  • Check whether the trainer is a Registered Education Provider or not.
  • Check whether the online course is available or not.

The process to apply for PMP® certification is simple. You just have to ensure that you meet the entire eligibility criteria. The application cost would be around $405 (for PMI® members) and $555(non-PMI® members) for the applicants.For applying, you need to go through the following steps:

  1. Visit the site and create your free account
  2. Now, for account confirmation, log-in to your account
  3. Fill the application form.
  4. Submit proof of your project management experience and contact hours. After submitting the application, it will take around 5 days for  the application to get processed.
  5. Pay your examination fee
  6. Schedule and reserve a spot

PMP® Certification Cost Johannesburg

There are many misleading ideas regarding the PMP® certification cost.  Many think that the fee is only charged based on the exam and training. However, the fee depends on various things such as the study material cost, scheduling and rearrangement of the examination through Prometric, and the PMI® membership fees.

The PMP® certification exam cost is almost the same all over the world. The payment is charged on the basis of the US dollar by the PMI® or Project Management Institute. The non-PMI® members should pay $555 and the fees for PMI® member is $405 for the certification. In order to find out more about the present cost of PMP® certification in Johannesburg and current exchange rate, you need to visit The PMI® and non-PMI® members will have to pay around $275 and $375 respectively to be allowed to appear in the three re-exams. The following list will give you a detailed knowledge of the costs associated with PMP® certification. Please ensure that the cost mentioned below is in USD unless it is written as CAD.

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PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in Johannesburg

CAD 198 to CAD 265


PMP® classroom training in Johannesburg

CAD 117 to CAD 229


Membership cost for PMI® Johannesburg 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: You can either opt for a computer-based exam or a paper-based exam. The fee for the same will be $555. The paper-based exam will only be available in those locations where computer-based exam centers are not available.If you fail to clear the exam in the first attempt then you will get three more chances to appear for the exam. Each of the re-exams will cost you around $375.PMI® Membership: You also have the option of becoming a member of PMI® and cut down the exam fee from $555 to $405. For that, you will have to pay a membership fee of $129 and a joining fee of $10. You will also be allowed to download the PMBOK® handbook being a PMI® member. Non-PMI® members, can purchase it from Amazon by paying $50.
Training Cost: It is mandatory to complete 35-hour training before you appear in the PMP® exam. You can either opt for an instructor-led setting or classroom training set up.  You also have an option to join an online course. The cost of online course will be around CAD 198 to CAD 265, and, the cost of the classroom training course will be around CAD 117 to CAD 229 in Johannesburg.

Additional Study: You will also require additional study materials and guides apart from the PMBOK® handbook. They will help you to grasp the vital points of the examination. They will cost around $40 to $100. To understand the formation of the PMP® certification exam, you can opt for practice test sets which will cost you around $60 to $100.

Credentials: Getting the PMP® certification is not the end of the process. You should renew your credentials within a span of every three years. For that, you will have to pay a renewal fee of around $150 every  time. However, having a PMI® membership will cut down this renewal fee from $150 to $60.

The PMP® exam fee in South Africa will be around $405 for the non-PMI® members and the PMI® members will have to pay around $555 for both the paper and computer-based exams.The membership fee of PMI® will be around $130 and the annual renewal fee of the membership will be around $119. You can opt for the membership if you want to save your money. As a member, you will be allowed to download the e-book of PMBOK® guide free of cost from the official website.There are other costs as well, such as training fees which will vary around CAD 117 to CAD 229 for completion of 35 contact hours. You may need to purchase some additional as well as third-party books in order to get prepared for the exam properly.

The cost of PMP® classroom training in Johannesburg will be around CAD 117 to CAD 229. If you enrol in PMP® classroom training in Johannesburg, you will get 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

Before going for the PMP® certification training in Johannesburg, there are certain things that you should consider. Below are the following things that you should keep in mind.

  • Take a look at the eligibility requirements of the PMP® certification exam
  • See the advantages and disadvantages of the various training methods
  • See whether the study methodology will help you to clear the exam in one attempt
  • Take a look at the study schedule which is suggested for the PMP® exam
  • Check out the study materials recommended for the preparation

KnowledgeHut offers you a 100% pass guarantee for PMP® exam through exam preparation tools and course materials that are delivered by seasoned experts in the field. The following is a list which will provide you an overview of what KnowledgeHut offers in the classroom training for PMP® certification exam:

  • The success mantra of KnowledgeHut is based on its training mode that consists of a series of 6 full-length mock tests, math formulae, practice sets, PM templates, exam tips and technique.
  • Also, at KnowledgeHut, you will get email support from the certified instructors throughout your certification process. Our PMP® experts will start guiding you as soon as you get enrolled. They will extend support until you clear the workshop and even after that, in case any doubts arise.
  • KnowledgeHut also offers the eligibility check facility where candidates can check their eligibility for the exam. The institute also helps you during PMI® registration, review of the registration, and the  form filling process of the PMI® application.
  • Lastly, KnowledgeHut also offers you 4 to 6 hours of interactive exam preparation classes on various topics before the examination.  This session will be scheduled as a post-training activity through online doubt clearing session provided by experts.
  • If you fail to clear the exam in two attempts, KnowledgeHut will offer you a complete refund of the tuition fee, excluding the discounts they offered. You have to make sure that the attempts were taken within 90 days after completion of the course.

PMP® Certification Eligibility  Johannesburg

There are three parts of the eligibility criteria for the PMP® Certification:

  1. You need to have a secondary degree or diploma as far as the academics are concerned.
  2. Project manager experience with 4 years degree along with 4,500 hours of leading and directing projects. A candidate with secondary degree with 7,500 hours of leading and directing projects is also eligible.
  3. The project management education should comprise of 35 contact hours of project management education.

There are three ways one can access PMP® Certification training, they are classroom training, instructor-guided training, or self-learning. Each and every one of these modes have their own pros and cons. The self-learning is the most economical of all the methods.Online PMP® Certification training can be done through self-learning or instructor-led mode. There are many wonderful online platforms like KnowledgeHut from where you can get the 35 contact hours training.The following are some of the most important things that you should keep in mind while selecting a training platform:

  • Is the trainer registered?
  • Is there any guarantee of getting the 35 hours contact certificate?
  • Does an English speaker present the videos?
  • What would be the duration of the e-learning access?

PMI® Johannesburg Chapter

The Project Management Institute  (PMI)®  portrays its local components as Chapters. It has a specific goal of creating a platform which allows the professionals to come, meet, and share their project management ideas. Chapters help you to network, volunteer, and build a knowledge-oriented platform by organizing various events.

Being a PMI® member, you will get free PDUs. Also, you will get them through the renewal of the membership. The PDUs can be obtained by attending various seminars and from other resources provided by the PMI®. You will also stay updated on the recent developments of academia, member services, certification, and networking. You will be able to grab the opportunity of brushing up your knowledge of project management through the PMI® newsletter. Apart from this, below are the following benefits of getting a PMI® membership:Conference: The Johannesburg chapter of PMI® provides you with a forum where you can discuss, share, and gain knowledge about the various problems, solutions, applications, and ideas to improve your project management skills.Networking: You will be able to get access to contacts of the local network of experts, once you get PMI® Johannesburg Chapter membership. You will also be able to meet peers and share knowledge and information. This network  will help you create a framework of high-paying job opportunities.
Member Services: You will get the honour of going to the events organized for the exclusive PMI® Johannesburg Chapter Members.

Volunteer: You will also get the opportunity to volunteer at various events organized by the PMP® Johannesburg Chapter.

auteng EastGround Floor,3 Margaret StreetKempton Park

Following are the education programs and certifications offered by Johannesburg chapter of PMI®:

  • 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® Johannesburg Chapter offers numerous networking opportunities with fellow PMP® professionals in Johannesburg. The seminars and the conferences organized by the PMP® Johannesburg Chapter include:

  • Learning in the Age of Digital Disruption & Transformation
  • Business Lessons from a Diving Inferno
  • Guiding Principles to Upskilling Employees
  • Reskilling South Africa & transforming South Africa
  • Music and Human development

PMP® Exam in Johannesburg

S No

Test center name

Test center region

Test center address

Test center phone


T-Systems ICT Academy


21 Kruis Street Marshaltown JHB P.O.Box 61062 Marshaltown 
Johannesburg 2107
South Africa



The Graduate Institute of South Africa


The GISA House 133 Marshall Street & Corner Von Brandis 
Johannesburg 2017
South Africa



Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies


222 Marshall Street
corner of Nugget Street Johannesburg
2000 South Africa



Villagetech ICT Training Academy


85 Main Street
2001 South Africa



BBC Johannesburg


130 Main Street 
Johannesburg 2000
South Africa



BBC Braamfontein


15 Stiemens Street
crn De Beer Braamfontein
Johannesburg 2000
South Africa



CharterQuest Financial Training Institute


9 st David's Park 3rd floor, St Davids Place
Parktown Johannesburg
2001 South Africa

+27 (0)11 484 0205


CTU Auckland


AUCKLAND PARK Johannesburg
2092 South Africa



BBC Orange Grove


247 Louis Botha Avenue
Orange Grove 
Johannesburg 2192
South Africa



Camblish Training Institute


26 Enerst Oppenheimer Avenue, Vasco da Gama House Bruma, Johannesburg 
Johannesburg 2192
South Africa

+27 (0)11 024 9246

S No

Test center name

Test center region

Test center address

Test center city

Test center phone


BBC Rosebank


149 Oxford Road, Cnr Wantage Road Rosebank
2196 South Africa




BBC Alberton


1448 South Africa


27 118694540


BBC Bedfordview


101 Van Buuren Road Bedfordview (Virgin Active Gym) 2047 South Africa




BBC Germiston


2nd Floor, Trustbank Building Cnr Victoria & Odendaal Streets 
Germiston Gauteng
1400 South Africa




BBC Randburg


Hillview Centre
318 Oak Avenue
Randburg Randburg
2194 South Africa


+27 11 787 6945

The customer service contact number for Johannesburg candidates are - 0800-995044

Following are the  mandatory steps that you need to follow. These are eligible for scheduling the PMP® exam in both Center-Based Test (CBT) and Online Proctored Test (OP):

  1. Go to Move to ‘Review Application Status’ which is under the myPMI® section.
  2. You will be redirected to your Pearson VUE account after clicking on ‘Schedule Exam’.
  3. Enter the name of your testing program in the given space.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. You can click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  5. Click on ‘P’ to find PMI® as Project Management Institute is the test sponsor name for PMP®.
  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. Now, 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 Johannesburg Test Center:

  1. Here, you will have to select the booking method option. Before clicking on Next, select the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option.
  2. After clicking on Next, you will be asked to review the View Testing Policies.
  3. Now, you will have to choose the test center, date and time for your PMP® certification exam after clicking on Schedule this exam.
  4. You just need to choose your exam center in Johannesburg and then choose a suitable date and time.
  5. The next step is to review the appointment. Click on Proceed to Checkout.
  6. Once you’re through with the above steps, click on Submit Order to confirm your appointment
  7. 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 Johannesburg Test Center through Online Proctored Test,
You need to consider the following steps -

  1. Take a look at the online proctoring policies. Click ‘Next’ after reading it.
  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.
  4. 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.
  5. You need to examine your appointment details after making the selection and then click on ‘Proceed to Checkout’.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email from Pearson VUE  after clicking on ‘Submit Order’.

A fee of $70 will be charged if you cancel your exam within 30 days of your scheduled appointment. If you do not cancel your appointment 48 hours before the exam, you will lose the entire exam fee.

Although the Project Management Institute (PMI)® has not yet given any updates on Paper-based Testing (PBT), it will work with Pearson VUE on the change 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.

An email will be sent to you that will confirm your appointment after you have completed the PMP® application audit or submitted the PMP® certification fee. The PMP® eligibility ID will be provided in the email allowing you to schedule an exam session at the Pearson VUE website.

  1. Visit and under the Review Application status section, click on Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 canceling within 2 days of your exam, you will have to forfeit the entire exam fee. 

Following are the materials prohibited in the Test locations - 

  • Watches
  • Wallets
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Book 
  • Calculators
  • Books
  • Bags
  • Sweaters
  • Coats
  • Pagers
  • Cellular
  • Telephones
  • Tape recorders
  • dictionaries, etc.

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.

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.

In order to get a refund of the PMP® certification, you need to submit your request to Project Management Institute 30 days before the expiry of your exam eligibility. Once your refund is processed, your application will get closed and the validity of your eligibility will be over.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

The validity of the PMP® certification will be around three years. However, the certification could be renewed by getting PDUs for meeting Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

It is important to achieve PDUs for active maintenance of PMP® certification which is a pivotal part of the Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR). You will have to gain 60 PDUs to fulfill the needs of CCR and renew the PMI® certification.

Below mentioned are the steps that should be followed for your participation in the CCR program:

Get the PMI® certificationAs soon as you pass the PMP® exam, your CCR cycle will begin and it will be valid for the next three years.

Participate in professional development events

If you want to earn PDUs then you have to take part in the professional development event.

Keeping a track of PDUs

With the help of CCR, you should submit your claim for PDUs.

Criteria for CCR fulfillment

You need enough PDUs to fulfill the criteria of CCR for certification.

Renewal fee payment and completion of the CCR application

The PMI® will give you a reminder for the renewal and the payment.

Finishing the CCR Renewal

Maintain the certification by following the guidelines.

You could gain PDU by performing various professional development tasks that will focus on the following areas:

  • Education
  • Giving back to your profession

One can earn at least 35 PMP® renewal PDUs through activities which will be under the arena of education.

Calculation of PMP® certification renewal  is quite simple. You get a PDU for spending an hour in an activity which will enhance the professional development. There are mainly 5 activities through which you can get PDUs through the education arena:

  • Training or Courses
  • Online or Digital Media
  • Organizational Meetings
  • Reading
  • Informal Learning

Every project management professional needs to have a combination of leadership skills, business intelligence skills, and technical domain skills which will help in project success as per PMI®. So, the PMI® Talent Triangle™ will be a combination of these three important skills.

Technical Project Management:
This will include domain knowledge, practical skill, approach towards the project, management of program and portfolio.

In order to lead a team successfully, a project manager needs knowledge, skills and the right leadership approaches to help businesses to attain their goals.

Strategic and Business Management: Skills like industry expertise and domain knowledge accelerates performance and deliver excellent results. Both of these contribute to business success.

The educational and training events arranged by the PMI® Johannesburg Chapter will cater to you as mentioned below:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events


  • PMI® Johannesburg Chapter will arrange various formal events such as seminars, conferences, and various other learning events.

  • The event duration will be around 1 to 3 days.

  • It helps you gain knowledge from speakers across diverse industries and other project management professionals


  • These events and training could cost significantly.

  • You need to get the approval of your company because you will be away from work for a good span of time.
ELearning On-demand Courses


  • The on-demand courses of the PMI® Johannesburg Chapter gives you e-learning prospects.


  • You have to pay a considerable amount of money to avail these courses as they are planned by the Project Management Institute.
Education Courses


  • If you are in search of academic progress then the PMI® Johannesburg Chapter will also provide educational courses that have the acknowledgement of the Global Accreditation Center (GAC ) of PMI®.


  • The GAC programs could be tough for those who are not interested in academics.
Training Courses


  • You can receive training on the various topics connected to project management which will be offered by third-party institutes and Registered Education Providers (REP).


  • The chart of programs of REP and third-party institutes is diverse.
  • Before you sign up, find out more about the courses, convenience, and the budget.

One can get the PMP® PDUs by signing up online for the 60 PDU bundle training program provided by a recognized REP or Registered Education Provider. Nonetheless, you need to keep in mind that the distribution of PDUs in the education category will follow the below-mentioned requirements of the PMI® Talent Triangle™ Skill areas:

Education PDUs - Minimum talent triangle Requirements



PDUs Required
Leadership PDUs Required
Strategic PDUs Required    Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI® Talent Triangle™
Total Minimum Required





The following are the four essential courses that one can opt for in order to get 60 PDUs for recertification. Also, the table mentioned below explains the number of PDUs offered by every course:


PMI® PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training

45 PMI® PDUs

Agile and Scrum Training

ITIL Foundation Certification Training
16 PMI® PDUs
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training

35 PMI® PDUs

As per PMI®, you need to attain a certain number of PDUs in each of the skills of PMI® Talent Triangle™ which are technical, strategic and business development, and leadership.  However, the number of PDUs that can be obtained through education can surpass this amount and there will be no limit on the number of PDUs one can attain through education. The more knowledge you obtain through related category, the more competent you will become as a project manager.

The courses and the activities included in the three component of the PMI® Talent Triangle™ include:



Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization


Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Modelling and Data gathering


Business acumen

Earned value management


Competitive analysis

Performance Management


Market awareness

Risk management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

The below-mentioned table will give you an indication of the opportunities to get PMI® PDUs by means of organization meetings, reading, and informal learning:


Ways of earning PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  • You will be able to obtain around 1 to 2 PDUs by participating in network or professional meeting when there will be a session containing a talent triangle component.

  • If not then you may consider attending a significant conference at a seminar organized by PMI® by means of the educational session.



  • If you have an inclination towards reading books, it can contribute
    in obtaining PMP® renewal PDU


  • However, there is a limit as on the amount of PDUs that you can receive in this way which is fixed by the PMI®

Informal Learning

  • You are likely to receive PMP® renewal PDUs by attending informal sessions

  • Participate in interactive sessions to obtain knowledge from mentors and experts, it will help you earn PMP® renewal PDUs.

You will be able to earn PMI® renewal PDUs in Johannesburg by giving back or adding value to your professional community. For this, you can opt for any of the following activities:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


You will be able to use your knowledge and skills and contribute effectively to several projects as a practitioner.

Content Creation

You will also be able to use your writing skills to make presentations or become an author, a blogger, and also organize various webinars which will add value to the PMP® renewal PDUs


If you are a good speaker, you can present papers in conferences and seminars. You will be able to transform your hard work for the renewal of PDUs.


You can also get opportunities for volunteering in the PMI® site if you are passionate about contributing to social welfare. You have to mention the hours which you can spend on these activities inclusive of your in-field experience.


You will be able to earn 1 to 2 PDUs by attending webinars which are arranged occasionally. Due to the varied time zones, it is essential to keep track of their schedules.

You will get a maximum of 25 PDUs in Johannesburg by giving back to your profession or value-addition:



Work as Project management practitioner

8 maximum


17 maximum

Skills You'll Gain with the PMP Training Online


Time management


Team building

Conflict resolution




Risk management


Leading change

Customer service

Operations management

Project communications

Project risk assessment

Budget planning

Project governance

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PMP Certification Course Syllabus

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Learning Objectives: Get an in-depth introduction to the Agile/SCRUM Framework, along with the Project Management Framework and Fundamentals as well. Learn about PMP Process Groups and the revised PMP Exam Content Outline.  


  • Agile/SCRUM Framework - From Agile Practice Guide
  • Introduction to Project Management Fundamentals
  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Management Process Groups
  • PMP Exam Content Outline
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Learning Objectives
In this module, you will learn to manage conflict, lead a team, support team performance, empower team members and stakeholders, ensure that team members and stakeholders are adequately trained, build and maintain a team, remove impediments, and build a shared understanding within the team and among stakeholders.


  • Project Resource Management / Stakeholder Management
  • Develop Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Project Initiation
  • Summary
  • Assessment

Learning Objectives 
In this module, you will learn to select the appropriate methods to carry out the project, plan and manage scope, budget, resources, schedule, establish project governance and manage project closure.


  • Scope and Schedule Management
  • Cost and Quality Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Planning Processes
  • Summary
  • Assessment

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


  • Communications Management
  • Risk Management
  • Executing Processes
  • Summary
  • Assessment

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


  • Keeping the Team on Track 

Learning Objectives
Learn how to manage compliances, deliver project benefits and value and employ continuous process improvement. 


  • Team Performance and Closing Project
  • Summary
  • Assessment

PMP Certification FAQs

Training and Certification

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) offers the PMP®, or Project Management Professional certification for project managers. The most coveted and widely recognized professional qualification for project management is called Project Management Professional certification which is the gold standard in project management. 

An experienced project manager who is trained and certified to lead teams toward a project goal is known as a project management professional. Being PMP® certified is advised since it aids project managers in advancing their careers by allowing them to apply for the best positions at the most prestigious corporations worldwide. They keep up with emerging technologies, network with other qualified professionals in their industry, and discover the most promising project opportunities. 

A PMP certification is widely valued across businesses. There is a demand for qualified and skilled project management specialists everywhere there are projects. The value for this credential will only rise as the global economy develops and industries broaden their horizons. As it is crucial to renew PMP certification and earn 60 PDUs Professional Development Units (PDUs) to renew your certification at the end of a 3-year period. 

PMP Certification is one of the most valuable certifications in project management. With over a million active PMP certified professionals and a stringent exam that is needed to attain the certification the demand for PMP certified professionals is only increasing. 

Here are some benefits of getting PMP certified:

  • It enhances the worth and authority of your resume and offers industry recognition 
  • It helps you earn PDUs that help fulfil Continuous Credential Requirements or CCRs 
  • It aids in learning and skill development 
  • It enables you to earn a greater potential salary 
  • It offers chances to network and builds significant relationships 
  • It validates your efforts and gives you a chance to show how dedicated you are 

To be eligible for PMP certification you should have at least three years of project management experience and a bachelor's degree or its international equivalent. You should have 4,500 hours of project management experience and 35 hours of project management training that comprises your three years of experience.

We believe a great PMP exam course that enables you to apply for and pass your exam on the first attempt with utmost confidence demands lots of iterations and refinements to make sure all the needs of learners like you are met. With KnowledgeHut, you have a tried and tested learning path that's guaranteed for PMP Exam success.

The entire content ranging from the on-demand course by expert, Steven Beslac, to the 5-week mentor-led study plan and the full-length simulator exams and mock tests for practice have been developed thoroughly by KnowledgeHut experts in collaboration with industry veterans over the past decade factoring in feedback from the several thousands of workshops carried out to date.

Your Path to PMP Exam Success with KnowledgeHut:

  1. LEARN through Instructor-Led or Self-Paced Learning. Earn 35 PDUs.
  2. STUDY with our Guaranteed PMP Exam Pass Study Plan, curated by our Program Director, Kevin Davis. This tried and tested study plan is mentor-led. Apply for your PMP exam only once your mentor is confident about your ability to attend and ace the exam.
  3. PRACTICE with a Premium Question Bank of Over 2800+ Questions.
  4. ASSESS yourself with unlimited attempts to 8 Mock Exams. Make the best of 8 mock test papers with unlimited access.
  5. GET EXAM-READY with 8 Full-Length PMP Exam Simulations.
  6. TAKE THE EXAM and ace it in the Very First Go!

Congrats! You're now an in-demand PMP-certified professional! 

If you're looking for step-wise instructions on how to apply to PMI for the PMP certification, all you need to do is follow the below 6-step process:

Step 1: Register yourself at the official PMI website and submit the credentials for your profile. 

Step 2: Attend the PMP certification training for 35 Hours by an Authorized Training Partner of PMI. 

Step 3: While this step is an option, we recommend that you consider this. It is to Apply for PMI membership and avail special discounts while scheduling the exams.  

Step 4: Within 90 days’ time of registration, fill the online application and submit it. It normally takes 4-5 days for PMI to accept the application, for which you will get an intimation. 

Step 5: You can pay the fees after the online application is accepted, and you can then move on to the final step. 

Step 6: Once you and your KnowledgeHut mentor are fully confident of your PMP exam-readiness, you can go ahead and schedule the exam at your nearest test center. 

The cost structure of PMP certification is aligned in the table below: 

Membership Status 
Computer-based test Cost ($) 
Paper-based test Cost ($) 
PMI Members 
Non-PMI Members 

KnowledgeHut's PMP certification training is the most comprehensive training package to prepare you for your PMP exam. You can be certain to clear your exam on the first attempt with KnowledgeHut. Here are just a few aspects that influence this:

  • Stellar group of experienced and accredited instructors with extensive project management expertise 
  • PMP Training designed to comply with PMI guidelines and aligned to the latest PMI Exam Content Outline
  • Guaranteed PMP Exam Pass Study Plan, curated by Program Director, Kevin Davis
  • Premium Question Bank of Over 2800+ Questions
  • 8 Mock Exams with unlimited access
  • 8 Full-Length PMP Exam Simulations

The prerequisites established by PMI for taking the PMP exam are satisfied by Knowledgehut PMP Training. Knowledgehut represents PMI®, Inc. globally. You receive 35 contact hours from the Knowledgehut PMP training course, which satisfies the PMI's contact hour requirement. Courses from Knowledgehut PMP Training are available in a variety of delivery formats. 

The PMP certification is a testament to an individual's ability and knowledge in the field of project management. Since getting the PMP certification is challenging, many candidates sign up for a PMP prep course to help them become ready. Although obtaining the certification can be expensive, the long-term benefits make it worthwhile. For people interested in a career in project management, the PMP is a reputable and necessary credential. 

The PMP course is meant for professionals who want to progress in their career as project managers. It gives the necessary knowledge and skills that a professional would need to manage large and complex projects in an organization. 

After completing the PMP course, you will be eligible to take the PMP exam provided that it meets the other requirements as well. On passing the PMP exam, you will be able to get the PMP designation which is the most valued credential for a project manager. The course also takes you through the latest project management techniques and concepts as approved by PMI. 

Top skills of an effective project manager:

  • Leadership skills
  • Communication
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving
  • Data Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Budgeting
  • Technology Tools

Steps to get PMP Certification

  • Confirm your eligibility to take the PMP exam
  • Undertake 35 hours of training from a Registered Education Provider of PMI®.
  • Apply for and schedule the PMP® exam.
  • Pay the cost of the exam, which is $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.
  • Make a study plan, study the PMBOK® Guide, and other resources.
  • Ace the exam and become a Certified Project Management Professional.

Flaunt your PMP title and establish yourself as a globally recognized project manager.

The PMP brings with it numerous advantages. The main advantages of the PMP Certification are that:

  • The PMP is a globally recognized credential
  • The PMP increases one’s salary by 20-25%
  • The PMP Enhance your career opportunities
  • The PMP is industry-agnostic
  • The PMP demonstrates commitment and dedication to the Profession

The challenge of the PMP is that it is expensive and time-consuming.

Your PMP certification comes with a validity of 3 years, to keep your credential active you will need to earn PDUs. This can be done by doing more courses, attending events recognized by PMI, you can even earn part of the required PDUs by mentoring others. You will need to earn at least 60 PDUs in three years to retain your PMP credential

You need 35 hours of project management education or 35 PDUs to apply for the PMP credential. 

To renew your PMP certification you need to:

Step 1: Earn 60 PDUs every 3 years

Step 2: Enter PDUs in the CCR system

Step 3: Make the renewal payment

Both the PMP and the PRINCE2 are valuable and respected certificates globally. To decide on which course would benefit you the most, you need to consider these factors 

  • The requirements to take the exam 
  • The demand across countries 

You can pursue other project management certificates like the PRINCE2 or Agile credentials and become a more effective project manager after attaining the PMP certification

The PMP certification expires in three years, to maintain its validity you will need to earn 60 PDUs within the three years. 

PMP Workshop Experience

The PMP Training is offered as a blended training program which consists of both live instructor-led training and self-paced learning sessions. 

KnowledgeHut delivers an immersive learning experience through PRISM, our Learning Experience Platform.  

Our PMP instructors are professionals who have extensive experience in training PMP programs as well as experience managing real projects.  

Our trainers provide training that goes beyond just being compliant to PMI requirements by helping learners understand how to apply the learning and principles outlined in the PMP course in real-world environments. 

PMP Trainings are delivered through live-interactive sessions online. There are also components of the course that you will be able to access and learn at your own convenience. 

Currently all of our PMP training is happening online over a videoconferencing platform like Zoom. 

You can join the class through a link you will receive in your email.  

You will be able to access the class recordings from our learning platform. Additionally, each class starts with a summary of what was covered in the previous session. 

Our support teams are available in case you have doubts or questions. You can reach them through PRISM or through the workshop manager or on the group messenger.  

You can take the quizzes as many times as you want. You will only get limited attempts for the assessments. 

The Software Requirements for this course would include access to an internet browser and MS Word or similar application. Apart from this you will need a workstation or laptop with Windows or a comparable environment with high-speed Internet. 

PMP Exam

There is no uniform prescribed time to prepare for the PMP exam. Typically, the time varies from a few weeks to a few months depending on your existing expertise and experience regarding project management. 

Preparing for the PMP requires hard work and dedication. Here are 5 Best Practices for Your PMP® Exam preparation.

  • Review the PMP® Examination Content Outline
  • Take up formal training from a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) of PMI
  • Have a great study plan
  • Review the latest edition of the PMBOK® Guide
  • Practice Mock exams

A thorough understanding of the PMBOK Guide is necessary to prepare well for the PMP exam. Apart from this, you can refer to self-help books like the “PMP Exam Prep Book- Tenth Edition by Rita Mulcahy” to give you a wider perspective on project management.  

Practicing mock exams is essential for passing the PMP exam. Participating in as many mock exams as possible is the best way to prepare for the PMP exam. KnowledgeHut offers 5 mock tests and 2250 practice questions that will get you prepared to take the PMP exam with confidence. 

The PMP exam in its new format contains 180 questions. The questions are based on the three domains of People, Process,and Business Environment. You will need to answer this in the allotted 230 minutes. If you are writing the exam online, you get to take one 10-minute break. There is no break if you attend the exam physically. The questions will be a combination of multiple choice, multiple responses, matching, hot area, and fill in the blanks. 

According to statistics, approximately 40 to 50% of PMP® candidates fail the PMP® exam. PMI does not publish the required percentage to pass the PMP exam. People, Process, and Business Environment are the three domains the exam focuses on.  

The  PMP certification timeline may vary depending on the candidate's professional experience and education level.

To get PMP certified you need to meet certain educational qualifications and work experience criteria. You then need to train and prepare to clear the PMP exam.  

PMP Career

To become a project manager, you need to have the required 

  • Education 
  • Experience 
  • Personal skills 
  • Technical abilities and 
  • Project Management Certifications 

Project managers take the lead in project planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure. Project Manager responsibilities include the entire project scope including the project team, resources, budget, and the overall success of the project.

To become a PMP certified Professional, your first step is to confirm your eligibility to take the PMP exam. You are required to complete 35 hours of training from an Authorized Training Partner of PMI. The PMP preparation time will depend on your background in project management. Once you are ready, you can take the exam, and clear it to get certified as a PMP Professional. 

Getting the PMP Certification can:

  • Make you eligible for a range of attractive jobs 
  • Add credibility to your project management profile 
  • Prove your ability to handle complex project management roles 
  • Network to find exciting project management opportunities 
  • Add a coveted highlight to your resume 

As a project manager it is not sufficient to understand project management concepts, being a very skill-based discipline, you should know how to apply your learning by adapting it to different contexts. This will be the skills that you need to develop and practice before you attend interviews. 

In addition to this we have also prepared an extensive list of project management interview questions that can be asked on project management. 

Top Industries Hiring Project Management Professionals in 2022 

  1. Construction 
  2. Engineering
  3. Information Technology (IT) 
  4. Finance, Insurance Services 
  5. Healthcare 
  6. Marketing 
  7. Manufacturing 
  8. Law 
  9. Consulting 
  10. Energy and Utility Services Industry 

The Project Management Salary Survey by PMI states that PMP certification holders earn a median salary that is 25% more than those without the PMP certification. The average median salary of a project manager is $116,000. 

PMP Course Reviews

Ronald Soomar Project Manager
The course content was great! The lecturer was knowledgeable! The food was delicious and the venue was comfortable.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in April 2018

Leslie Cochrane Senior Manager
I had signed up to get the PMP certificate which I knew would help me in my career, but the way I was trained in the topics I found myself applying them in my work.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in September 2022

Rob Gray Project Manager
This course exceeded my expectations and covered a lot of areas that I had no clue about. I love how insightfully designed this course is with mock tests, refresher sessions and all.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in September 2022

Terry Pearlman Project Lead
The training was extremely helpful to understand PMP concepts and it was designed in a logical and progressive manner that made it easier to understand.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in August 2022

Jamie Rice Project Manager
I liked how there were targeted parts of the training that were focused on helping to ace the PMP exam. It helped me calm my nerves a lot and I knew that I was prepared.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in August 2022

Binu Kumar Sr. Delivery manager
It was a good course to understand and apply our skills. I was instructed in how to invest ourselves into becoming an effective and empathetic project management professional. 

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in February 2022

Ramya Shivaram Senior Manager - Operations

This course was very informative, a must for all managers. It helped me understand the inner workings of a well managed organization. The course was comprehensive and easy to understand. The instructor was very clear on the information he was sharing and was very motivating. Thank you for this great course!

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in January 2022

Anantha Kumar Senior Technical Lead
I attended the PMP course sessions. The trainer along with the training plan was exceptional. I was able to grasp the concept and when compared to other institutes, the pricing was also decent.

Attended PMP® Certification workshop in December 2021

PMP® Certification Course in Johannesburg

Johannesburg accounts for a significant portion of South Africa's economy. It houses the JSE which is Africa's  largest  stock  exchange  and  several  manufacturing, technology,  banking,  insurance,  trade, retail and real estate companies. There are a number of IT companies which are setting up base here and if you want to succeed in your career you must have something that will set your resume apart from the hundreds of others.  The Project  Management  certification  in  Johannesburg  is  one  such certification  that  will  help  you  set  yourself  apart  for  success  since  this  credential  is  intensive  and globally  recognized  for  being  a  benchmark  for  project  management  best  practices. Our course on Project Management training in Johannesburg upholds all the values that the PMI stands for. Besides being a Registered Education Provider for the PMI we bring you a course that is comprehensive and intensive  and  gives  you  all  the  necessary  training  needed  to  pass  the  exam  and  gain  the  PMP certification   in   Johannesburg.   The   PMP   training   course   in   Johannesburg comes   packed   with questionnaires, mock exercises, exam blue prints and examples that will help you aim for a first time pass of this 4 hour, 200 multiple choice questions exam. The PMP training in Johannesburg is apt for all those who want to showcase their superior project management skills to their management and peers. Our PMP course in Johannesburg gives you complete PMP® Application assistance (Assistance with  PMI® Registration,  PMI® Membership,  &  PMI® Application  procedure)  and  end-to-end  support via phone, mail, and chat.

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