PMP® Certification Training in Johannesburg, South Africa

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

  • Prepare to pass the 2021 PMP® Exam on your first attempt
  • Learn latest project management best practices in line with PMBOK® Guide, 7th Edition
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Grow your Project Management skills

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

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  • 35 Hours of Live Instructor-Led Sessions 

  • Earn 35 PDUs on Course Completion

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

  • PMP Exam Application Assistance

  • Curated Digital Resources from PMI

  • 100% PMP Money Back Guarantee*

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Why should you go for the  PMP certification? 

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

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Experiential Workshops

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

PMP Exam Application Assistance

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

PMP Exam Success Formula

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

Certification Journey Support

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

Free Refresher Course

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

Exclusive Post-Training Sessions

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

Steps to get the PMP certfication online

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

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites to take the PMP certification training

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

Who should attend the PMP course online?

Mid-Level, Senior Project Managers

Project Coordinators

Project Analysts

Project Leaders

Product Managers

Program Managers

Project Sponsors

Team Leaders

Anyone interesting in building project management skills

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What you'll learn in the PMP certification course

1

Team building

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

2

Negotiating project agreements

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

3

Managing conflict

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

4

Choosing the right project methodology

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

5

Managing risks

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

6

Project Governance

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

7

Delivering Business Value

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

8

Managing Compliances

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

9

Continuous Process Improvement

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

10

Project Continuity

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

11

Emotional Intelligence

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

12

Business Analysis

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

PMP® Certification Process

PMP® certification 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 PMI.org 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 www.xe.com. 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)

Costs

1.

Online training cost for PMP® certification in Johannesburg

CAD 198 to CAD 265

2.

PMP® classroom training in Johannesburg

CAD 117 to CAD 229

3.

Membership cost for PMI® Johannesburg Chapter

$12

4.

PMI® membership fee along with joining fee

$139

5.

PMI® membership renewal fee

$129 per year

6.

PMP®  Certification Exam fee for PMI® members

$405

7.

PMP®  Certification Exam fee for non-members

$555

8.

Rescheduling fee for PMI® members

$275

9.

Rescheduling fee for non-members

$375

10.

PMBOK® handbook cost for members

Free

11.

PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon

12.

Cost of study guides and resources
$40 to $100

13.

Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100

14.

Renewal cost of PMP®  certification for PMI® members

$60

15.

Renewal cost of PMP®  certification for non-members

$150

PMP® 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

1

T-Systems ICT Academy

VUE EMEA

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

+27112547400

2

The Graduate Institute of South Africa

VUE EMEA

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

0877230043

3

Jeppe College of Commerce and Computer Studies

VUE EMEA

222 Marshall Street
corner of Nugget Street Johannesburg
2000 South Africa

0027113342751

4

Villagetech ICT Training Academy

VUE EMEA

85 Main Street
Marshalltown
Johannesburg
2001 South Africa

+27871351313

5

BBC Johannesburg

VUE EMEA

130 Main Street 
Johannesburg 2000
South Africa

0027113312455

6

BBC Braamfontein

VUE EMEA

15 Stiemens Street
crn De Beer Braamfontein
Johannesburg 2000
South Africa

+27113393476

7

CharterQuest Financial Training Institute

VUE EMEA

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

+27 (0)11 484 0205

8

CTU Auckland

VUE EMEA

CURATIO BUILDING
3 ANNET ROAD 
AUCKLAND PARK Johannesburg
2092 South Africa

+27114827422

9

BBC Orange Grove

VUE EMEA

247 Louis Botha Avenue
Orange Grove 
Johannesburg 2192
South Africa

0027115519200

10

Camblish Training Institute

VUE EMEA

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

1

BBC Rosebank

VUE EMEA

149 Oxford Road, Cnr Wantage Road Rosebank
2196 South Africa

Rosebank

+270100405252

2

BBC Alberton

VUE EMEA

47 VOORTREKKER ROAD ALBERTON
1448 South Africa

Alberton

27 118694540

3

BBC Bedfordview

VUE EMEA

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

Bedfordview

114556992/5/7

4

BBC Germiston

VUE EMEA

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

Gauteng

+27118720252/3

5

BBC Randburg

VUE EMEA

Hillview Centre
318 Oak Avenue
Randburg Randburg
2194 South Africa

Randburg

+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 www.PMI.org. 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 www.PMI.org 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.

Leadership:
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

Pros

  • 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

Cons

  • 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

Pros

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

Cons

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

Pros

  • 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®.

Cons

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

Pros

  • 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).

Cons

  • 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

Certification

Technical

PDUs Required
Leadership PDUs Required
Strategic PDUs Required    Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI® Talent Triangle™
Total Minimum Required
PMP®
8

8

8

11

35

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:

Courses

PMI® PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training

45 PMI® PDUs

Agile and Scrum Training

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

35 PMI® PDUs

As per PMI®, 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:

Technical

Leadership

Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization

Estimation

Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Governance
Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Modelling and Data gathering

Brainstorming

Business acumen

Earned value management

Influencing

Competitive analysis

Performance Management

Listening

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:

Activities

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.

Reading

Pros

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

Cons

  • 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: