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Personalized guidance by renowned global trainers, certified by PMI®

Get the mandatory 35 PDUs certificate to be eligible for PMP® certification.

Comprehensive exam prep support with full-length mock exams featuring 1200 practice questions, discussion forums, exam simulation and more.

Get expert assistance with PMI® registration, PMI® membership and review of PMI® application.

From enrolling for exams to solving your doubts post-workshop, we’ve got your back. Learn from expert practitioners and pass the exam in your first attempt.

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Globally Recognized Credential

PMP® Certification


  • A 4-year degree with 4,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects OR a secondary degree with 7,500 hours of experience leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of formal project management education

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the gold standard for professionals in space of project management. This credential is a globally renowned certification that’s highly valued and recognized in the field of project management. It indicates your level of competence and expertise as a project manager who can lead and handle even the most complex projects. Additionally, industry reports claim that professionals with PMP® certification earn 20% percent than those without the credential.  Enrolling for this course and gaining the PMP® certificate will:

  • Give your career an extra boost by making you eligible for the best roles in the top companies globally.
  • Enhance your versatility and expand your skillset through rigorous training and coursework.

A Project Management Professional is entrusted with some of the core responsibilities in an enterprise. Right from overseeing a project to using one’s skillset during the implementation and reporting stages, a PMP® is indispensable. Expertise in project management will help you in:

  • Designing, organizing, executing and completing projects within the set deadlines and allocated budget.
  • Choosing the right resources for a project and managing them effectively
  • Enforcing professional and social responsibility
  • Finding and analysing constraints and assumptions
  • Ensuring control over a project through performance trackers
  • Predicting potential risks and charting the right approach to prevent them.

1. Terminologies and concepts

Understand and apply project management terminologies and concepts 

2. Project Management best practice

Apply global Project Management Standards from PMI®  to real-world situations for successful results

3. Problem solving

Provide faster solutions to clients, ensure compliance, reduce risk factors and save time and costs 

4. Clear communication

Ensure open communication between stakeholders and team members

5. Maintain budget, schedules

Ensure that the project stays within scheduled costs and timeframes 

6. Become a good leader

Lead and motivate the team to perform better

7. Full prep for exam

Attempt a first time pass of PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam 

8. Master PMBOK®

The Five Process Groups, Ten Knowledge Areas, And The Area Of Professional and Social Responsibility

The class itself has no restrictions. However, to apply for the Project Management Professional (PMP)®credential, you need to either:

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


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

  • Associate Project Managers
  • Project Managers
  • IT Project Managers
  • Project Coordinators
  • Project Analysts
  • Project Leaders
  • Senior Project Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Product Managers
  • Program Managers
  • Project Sponsors
  • Project Team Members seeking PMP® or CAPM®
Yes, KnowledgeHut offers this training in the classroom and virtual formats.

Your instructors are PMI® approved instructors who have years of industry experience.

  1. Check whether you have achieved the experience criteria for eligibility.
  2. Undertake 35 hours of training from a PMI REP.
  3. Apply for and schedule the exam.
  4. Pay the cost of the exam, which  is $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.
  5. Chart out a study schedule, allowing adequate time for studying the PMBOK® Guide and other resources.

Successful completion of the exam and passing it gives you the opportunity to become a certified Project Management Professional. With this title, you can apply to get jobs across the countries and become a globally recognized project manager. 

The PMP® examination is comprised of 200 multiple-choice questions and has to be completed in 4 hours. Of the 200 questions, 25 are considered pretest questions and do not affect the score. Please check the PMP® handbook for complete details at this link:  PMP® handbook

PMI’s passing score for the PMP® exam for each aspirant is different. The exam score is determined based on the difficulty level of the set of PMP® exam questions you have answered. PMI uses a scientific approach to determine whether a PMP® candidate is eligible for the PMP® certification. The report card will show the Target level i.e. above Target, Target, Below Target and Needs Improvement.

When you apply for the certification, PMI grants you a 1-year period during which time you are eligible to appear for the exam 3 times. The first attempt at the PMP® exam costs $405 for PMI members and $555 for non-members.

If you fail at the first attempt, you can retake the PMP® exam again at a cost. It is $275 for the computer-based exam for PMI members and $375 for non-members. It is cheaper for the paper-based exam. It is $150 for a PMI member and $300 for a non-member.

If you fail the second attempt, you still need to pay to retake the PMP® exam.

If you fail to pass even after the third attempt, then you are required to wait for 1 full year from the date of your last test attempt before re-applying for the exam.

You will get more details here:

What Learners are saying

  • 5/5

Jul, 2020

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

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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

The PMP preparation training that I took, was very elaborate and helpful. The trainer is extremely supportive, and reachable. There could be some improvements done in accessing the materials, I had a bit of challenge there. Also, a few more mock assessments would really help. Overall, a great learning experience with KnowledgeHut!

Madhurima Patro

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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

A very good session which gave insight about the PMBOK guide and the PMP exam. Good tutor and mentor. A really nice experience!

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  • 4/5

Jun, 2020

Course material is good and learning experience was great. Help provided for certification is useful. Very professional approach for conducting training by KnowledgeHut.

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May, 2020

The training sessions, presentations, material all are very good. Overall learning experience is just great.  It was very good training, the trainer has great knowledge and shares it. Good explaining skills as well. Highly recommend KnowledgeHut!

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  • 5/5

May, 2020

The training was precise and tailored to the need. However, the exhaustive material could not be fully covered due to time constraint. Look forward to continuing my learning journey with KnowledgeHut.

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Jan, 2020

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

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PMP® Certification Los Angeles

The PMP® certification in Los Angeles is the same as anywhere else in the world. From the eligibility requirements to the certification process, everything remains the same.

As a PMP® certified professional, you can enhance your career prospects in the organization you are working for. Moreover, this certification makes you eligible for better job opportunities.  Some of the benefits are:

  • Advance your career prospects- With the latest project management skills and expertise under your belt, you become eligible  for the top positions in companies across the world.
  • Enhances versatility- The meticulous training and coursework of the Project Management Professional program helps you to become efficient and versatile.

  • Gives your profile universal acceptance- A PMP® certification comes in handy in showcasing your skill set to potential employers, globally.

  • Provides an opportunity for better placements- This certification provides proper training and experience required to manage the projects and the resources, thus ensuring higher eligibility for better job opportunities over fellow contenders. 

  • Better recruitment- Most companies prefer hiring PMP® certified managers over the non-certified managers as they have a higher degree of expertise.

  • Ensures job security- Even in times of economic recession, a PMP® certification offers better job security.

  • Earns higher remunerations- A PMP® certification improves the chances of getting better remunerations and guarantees quick promotions.

  • Improves networking-  PMI holds several seminars to help you meet new and like-minded people and managers. Attending these seminars improves networking and helps build strong professional connections. 

  • Gets you better projects- A PMP® Certification indicates your unique skill-set which results in exposure to exciting project opportunities where you can showcase your core competencies.

  • Boosts credibility- A PMP® certification acts as a symbol of your skills and knowledge in project management that makes your resume stand out amongst your peers.

To find the best PMP® certification training institute in Los Angeles, make sure that the institute provides one of the following modes of training:

  • Classroom training
  • Online learning
  • Instructor-led or live online training

Follow these steps to enroll for the PMP® certification training in Los Angeles:

  • Survey the profile of the PMP® trainer before you commit.
  • Online Simulation Mock Tests are a very important step in preparing for a PMP® certification. Check that the PMP® Certification Training Institute offers online Simulation Mock Tests. There should be two to three mock tests to test your readiness for taking the exam.
  • You would ideally need 45 days to prepare for the exam with two to three hours of study per day.  Check if the institute provides adequate support in this regard.
  • A PMP® training institute should provide classroom training as the PMP® syllabus is quite vast and requires a great deal of focus while learning.  
  • Check if the PMP® institute provides you with 35 hours certificate, a proper training venue, a hard copy of training material, etc.

Searching for the best PMP® certified trainer in Los Angeles can be a strenuous job.  Follow these points to choose the best Trainer:

  • Check the trainer’s credentials.
  • Verify that the trainer provides offline interaction and support.
  • Ensure that the study schedule provided by the training facility is flexible.
  • Make sure that the study aids provided by the trainer are part of the training.
  • Check that the training service provides you with online access to E-learning.
  • Always ensure that the training service provides you with both in-course or post-course study assistance.
  • Verify that the training institute is a Registered Education Provider (REP).
  • Ensure that the course is accessible online. 

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

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

PMP® Certification Cost Los Angeles

A common misconception among the prospective PMP® certification candidates is that the Certification cost comprises of training and exam fee only, but in reality there are a few other costs involved. Apart from these two, the total PMP® certification cost also depends on your PMP® exam preparation materials cost, PMI membership cost, and scheduling and rescheduling exam-cost through Prometric.The PMP® exam fee is charged in US dollars by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and is the same all over the world. Non-members are charged $555 while the fee is $405 for PMI-members. PMI members failing to pass the exam in the first attempt can take three retakes at the cost of $275 per exam, and for non-members, the cost per re-exam is $375.  The list below provides a clear idea about the complete cost involved in the PMP® certification cost:

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Cost Aspect per part)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in Los Angeles

$699 to $999


PMP® classroom training in Los Angeles

$699 to $999


Membership cost for PMI Los Angeles 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: The PMP® exam can be paper-based or computer-based. Irrespective of the mode of test the exam fee is just $555. A paper-based PMP® Certification test is conducted by the PMI at a few locations where PMI (Prometric) test centers are not available.However, if one fails to pass the PMP® Certification test at one go, they can get 3 more attempts, and each re-examination would cost them $375.

PMI Membership: By paying a membership fee of $129 and a joining fee of $10, you can become a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI). As becoming a member of PMI can give you discounts, you  need to pay a lower examination fee, that is  $405 only instead of $555 for non-members.

A PMI member can also download the PMBOK® handbook for free, while a non-member needs to buy the same for $50 on Amazon. A PMI member has access to all the seminars and webinars conducted by the PMI members and chapters.

Training Costs: Before taking the PMP® exam, it is compulsory for the candidate to complete a minimum of 35 hours of training. This can be done by taking up an instructor-led setting or classroom training. Several online courses are also available. Online training costs in Los Angeles usually range from $399-$699. However, classroom training can be availed at a cost between $699 and $999 in Los Angeles.

Additional Study: To help you focus on the important points of the PMP® exam, you need  additional study guides and resources along with the PMBOK®. These resources range from $40 to $100.

You can also avail additional practice tests ranging from $60 to $100, which help you to thoroughly understand the test format of PMP® Certification.

Credentials: After getting your PMP® Certification, you are required to renew your credentials every three years by paying a renewal fee of $150 every three years. However, for PMI members this fee  is $60 only.

In Los Angeles, the cost of PMP® Classroom Training ranges from $699 and $999. This Classroom training also allows you to earn 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

Pointed below are the few considerations to keep in mind to ensure value for money for the PMP® Certification Training in Los Angeles:

  • Check the eligibility criteria for the PMP® exam. 
  • Check the pros and cons of the different modes of training before choosing one. 
  • Consider the study approach provided by the training center, which helps you to pass the PMP® Certification exam in the first attempt.
  • Analyze and plan for the suggested PMP® exam preparation schedule.
  • Finally, ensure that the recommended study material for exam preparation is complete and appropriate.

KnowledgeHut provides a comprehensive set of courseware, expert training, and exam prep tools. All these factors when followed diligently ensure 100% success in PMP® Certification exam.Mentioned below are some of the features of KnowledgeHut PMP® Certification Classroom training which assure that candidate will earn the PMP® certification:

  • The Exam Success Formula consists of six full-length mock exams, practice questionnaire, math formulae, PM templates, and exam tips and techniques for maximum learning benefit. 
  • Advantages like email support from certified instructors for all aspects of the certification are offered. You get all the required support, starting from assistance with enrolling for exams to solving your doubts post-workshop.
  • KnowledgeHut offers a unique Eligibility Check which acts as a benefit and helps to determine certification eligibility. Furthermore, there is always an option of availing expert assistance with PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, PMI® Application Form Filling, and review of your PMI® Application.
  • Finally, it provides you an interactive exam preparation support session of 4-6 hours before the exam. This session can also be scheduled post-training to clear all your doubts online by experts.
  • However, if one fails to clear the PMP® exam after two attempts, KnowledgeHut offers a 100% refund of your entire course tuition fees excluding the discounts. But you need to make sure that all attempts are made within 90 calendar days of completing the course.

PMP® Certification Eligibility Los Angeles

The eligibility criteria for PMP® certification are divided into three parts:

  1. The academic education requires a secondary diploma or a degree. 
  2. The project management experience includes a four-year degree with 4,500 hours of leading and directing projects or a secondary degree with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects. 
  3. The project management education includes 35 contact hours of project management education.

The PMP® certification training is accessible in three different ways, the classroom training, instructor-led training, and the self-learning method. These modes have different features but the self-learning is considered the cheapest of the three.Online training can either be through self-learning mode or instructor-led mode. There are good online platforms where you can get 35 contact hours of PMP® training such as KnowledgeHut.

Following are the important factors you should consider before choosing the right online platform for training:

  • Is the training provider registered?
  • Do they guarantee a 35 hours certificate? 
  • Are the videos presented by an English speaker? 
  • What is the duration of eLearning access?

PMP® Exam in Los Angeles


Test Centre Id

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test centre phone



Global Educational Placement Services

VUE Americas

10850 Wilshire Blvd #570




Learnet Academy

VUE Americas

3251 W 6th Street Suite 200 




Online Edugo, Inc.

VUE Americas

810 E. Pico Blvd.  Stanford Plaza   #311 Open 7 Days / Fri,Sat ,Sun OPEN (8 - 5) FREE PARKING  w/ Validation




Universal Healthcare Careers College

VUE Americas

1625 West Olympic Blvd Suite 708


Test Centre Id

Test Centre Name

Test centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre City

Test Centre Phone



California State University Northridge

VUE Americas

18111 Nordhoff Street Bayramian Hall, room 190 





California State University Northridge

VUE Americas

18111 Nordhoff Street Bayramian Hall, room 190





Pearson Professional Centers-Alhambra (LA) CA

VUE Americas

1000 South Fremont Ave A7 Building, Suite 300





Pearson Professional Centers-Anaheim CA

VUE Americas

2125 E. Katella Ave Suite 200





Pearson Professional Centers-Culver City CA

VUE Americas

300 Corporate Pointe Suite 200 Culver Pointe

Culver City


The Pearson VUE customer service contact numbers for US candidates are 866-241-5527 (toll-free), +1-952-905-7397 (toll).

Before filling in the registration form and scheduling a test make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria of the system.
In order to schedule PMP® exam through Pearson VUE in Los Angeles, follow the steps below.

  1. Visit the official website of PMI, i.e., and login. Look for the section, ‘Review Application status’ and click on the option reading ‘Schedule Exam’.
  2. You will now be redirected to your Pearson VUE account. The first thing you have to look for is the “Pre-approved Exam
  3. The Pearson VUE page comprises of a space to enter the name of your testing program. You need to type PMI® - Project Management Institute in it.

    Note: You need to select your testing program before scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling an exam, or you could contact a customer service representative.

  4. Or else, you can click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  5. The test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute) which you’ll be able to find once you click on ‘P’.
  6. Once you find and click on PMI® - Project Management Institute, you’ll land on a page where you need to log in using your unique PMI® eligibility ID.
  7. Click on the button reading “Proceed to Checkout”.
  8. Follow the steps and click on Submit Order. This will confirm your appointment
  9. You will receive a confirmation mail from Pearson VUE.

If you select CBT option:

Follow the below mentioned scheduling instructions to take up the PMP® Exam (CBT) in Los Angeles Test Center:

  1. Choose the booking method option available to you. To proceed, select the ‘I will be scheduling for a future date at a test center’ option.
  2. Review the View Testing Policies in the next page.
  3. Move ahead by clicking on Schedule this exam.
  4. The next step is to choose your exam center in Los Angeles and then choose a suitable date and time.
  5. Before clicking on Proceed to Checkout, review everything.
  6. To confirm your appointment, click on Submit Order. You will receive a confirmation mail from Pearson VUE.

If you select Online Proctored Test:

You need to consider the following steps if you choose to take up the PMP® exam in Los Angeles Test Center through Online Proctored Test:

  1. Read the online proctoring policies and click ‘Next’.
  2. The next page comprises of the exam and language aid you have selected. You need to click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’.
  3. You can schedule your PMP® exam at any time of the day between Tuesday to Saturday. First, select a date you would like to take your exam on and then the time.
  4. Once you make the selection, you need to review your appointment details and then click on ‘Proceed to Checkout’.
  5. Complete the checkout by clicking on ‘Submit Order’.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email from Pearson VUE once your appointment is confirmed.

In case you changed your mind or unable to take the exam because of some unavoidable circumstances, you can cancel your appointment before 48 hours of the exam. If you fail to do so, you will have to forfeit the entire exam fee. If you cancel your exam within 30 days of the scheduling them you will be charged with an amount of $70.

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

Here are the steps to schedule a PMP® Exam via telephone with Pearson VUE.

  • Step 1 – Call the respective customer care centre.
  • Step 2 – The representative will ask you the Testing program you intend to take, which in this case is PMI® or the Project Management Institution.
  • Step 3 – On being asked, provide your name of the examination and your PMI® ID.
  • Step 4 – At last, verify your name, address, email address and phone number.

For scheduling the PMP® Exam with Test Accommodations with Pearson VUE, follow the steps below:
Contact your respective Pearson VUE customer centre> Provide the details, including the Testing program, name of the examination and your PMI® ID>  verify your name, email address, phone number and address.

After successfully submitting the PMP® certification fee or completing the PMP® application audit, an email will be sent to you confirming the same along with your eligibility ID. You will require this ID while scheduling your PMP® exam at the Pearson VUE website.
Note- You can also find the PMI® eligibility ID on the myPMI® section of PMI® website.

  • Step 1 – Visit the official website of PMI, i.e., and login. Look for the section, ‘Review Application status’ and click on the      option reading ‘Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam’.

  • Step 2 – You will now be redirected to your Pearson VUE account. The first thing you have to look for is the “Pre-approved Exam” and select the exam you want to reschedule and cancel.

  • Step 3 – As you view the exam’s current appointment details, you will get an option to reschedule or cancel your exam.

  • Step 4 – Select the option “View Testing Policies” on the following page and click on “Schedule this exam”.

Note - Make sure to reschedule or cancel the exam within 48 hours of your exam otherwise you will have to forfeit the entire exam fee.

Here is the detailed list of materials prohibited in the testing location:

  • Watches
  • Wallet
  • Food
  • Beverages
  • Book
  • Calculators
  • Books
  • Bags
  • Sweaters
  • Coats
  • Pagers
  • Cellular telephones
  • Tape recorders
  • Dictionaries
  • Eye drops
  • Medications

If you are unable to take an on site test then there is a provision of Online Proctoring. This gives you the comfort of taking the test from your home and offices provided you have the right logistics and computer system to take the test.

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.

Yes, if you cancel your PMP® Exam appointment, you can seek a refund of your exam fee.  Submit your refund request to PMI 30 days before the expiry of your exam eligibility. As soon as the refund is processed, your application will  no longer be valid, and the validity of your eligibility will be over.

PMI Los Angeles Chapter

The Chapters of PMI are recognized as local components by them. These components provide a platform to allow the project management professionals to meet, interact, learn, and come together. PMI Los Angeles Chapter provides you with the opportunity to volunteer, network, and build knowledge through the events.

One of the key benefits of getting the PMI membership or renewing one is that you can earn free PDUs by attending seminars provided through the resources of PMI. It also helps you stay updated with the latest progress in the field of project management through its certification, conferences, member services, networking, and academia. They also provide you with a newsletter which provides you with the latest updates across the globe. There are several other benefits to becoming a member of the PMI Los Angeles Chapter, some of which are mentioned below:

  • Conferences: PMI Los Angeles Chapter provides you with a forum for discussion and examination of problems, solutions, applications, and ideas associated with project management.
  • Networking: PMI Los Angeles Chapter members can enjoy opportunities to be in contact with a local "network of expertise." It also is an apt way of meeting peers to share and learn more. Discover more relevant job opportunities through your network and also helps you to gain insider connections.

  • Member Services: The members also get an opportunity to attend events designed exclusively for the PMI Los Angeles Chapter.

  • Volunteer: Furthermore, the members get a chance to volunteer at many events organized by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter.

You can find and call the PMI Los Angeles Chapter at:

Address 10866 Washington Blvd #426

Culver City, CA 90232

Phone: 213-537-6452

The Microsoft Project Workshop 2018 was organized by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter on June 10th at DeVry University in Sherman Oaks.With Seyi kuks as the speaker, this workshop mainly focused on educating the people on ‘how to plan and control projects effectively.’ It also benefited the attendees in the following ways:

  • The speaker Seyi Kuks, a Project Consultant and Trainer with more than 10 years of experience provided insights to Project planning and management. 
  • It was one of the most recognized Project Management and Leadership Conference of the region.
  • It provided opportunities to meet new people and build connections. 
  • It also offered a chance to earn 2-4 PDUs.

There are several education and certification programs offered by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter, which are mentioned below:

  • 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)®

There are several conferences and seminars conducted by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter. Some of these are as follows:

  • PMI- LA Live Webinar
  • PMP® Certification Intensive Bootcamp
  • Risk Analysis and Project Management
  • South Bay Meeting 
  • Career Services Workshop
  • Monthly Flagship Meeting

PMP® Certification Salary in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, the annual packages offered by top companies are quite lucrative and getting hired as a Project Manager can get you an annual salary between $64,000 to $138,000.  Data collected from anonymous salaries submitted by 5190 employees to Glassdoor also confirms that the average salary offered in Los Angeles is 7% higher than the national average and stands at $96,956.

According to Glassdoor, the range of the annual salary of a Project Manager ranges between $59,000 to $128,000 in Philadelphia. The average salary quoted is $89,229 per year, which is 1% below the national average. On the other hand, the average salary for the same position in Los Angeles is $96,956, which is 7% above the national average. 

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Phoenix is $85,330, which is 7% higher than the national average. In Los Angeles, the average annual salary of a Project Manager is $96,956, which is 6% higher than the national average.

An IT Project Manager in Los Angeles earns $50.87 per hour on an average. However, the hourly pay ranges from $16.82 to $86.67.

According to Payscale, the annual salary of an IT Project Manager in Los Angeles is in the range of $59,000 to $124,000. The average salary reported is $92,572 per annum.

A candidate with 0 to 5 years of experience is considered as an entry-level IT Project Manager. An entry-level Project Manager can expect an annual salary in the range of $51,000 to $ 105,000 in Los Angeles. The average salary is $70,287.

A mid-career IT Project Manager professional with 5-10 years of work experience makes $91,869 per annum in Los Angeles. The salary can start from $61,000 and can go up to $121,000.

An experienced IT Project Manager with 10-20 years of experience earns an average annual salary of $102,494 in Los Angeles. An IT Project Manager can earn anywhere between $83,955 to $132,423 per year depending on the individual’s profile.

A late-career IT Project Manager professional with more than 20 years of work experience earns an average annual salary of $112,557 in Los Angeles. The salary ranges from $81,000 to $154,000 per year.

The salary offered to an IT Project Manager with a Bachelor's Degree is in the range of $86,932 to $93,204 in Los Angeles. However, if the proposed candidate has a  work experience of 5-6 years, the average salary increases to $92,745.

The average annual salary offered to an IT Project Manager with a Master’s Degree or an MBA is $92,745 in Los Angeles. The lowest offered salary can be $90,253 and the highest salary offered is $97,802.

An IT Project Manager with a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree earns in the range of $91,084 to $98,951 in Los Angeles. Relevant skills and work experience of the individual are key metrics for determining the final figure.

Around 1450 Program Managers in Los Angeles divulged to Glassdoor that the average base pay offered to them is $107,593 per year. This is slightly higher than the average national salary. Based on the reports, it was revealed that the highest offered package is $149,000 per year.

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

A Business Analyst can earn from $59,000 to $108,000 annually in Los Angeles. Also, the average salary is 4% higher than the national average and stands at an estimated $80,834. Glassdoor received the data from 1948 professionals employed as Business Analysts in Los Angeles.

The top 10 professional skills required of Business analyst are Business Analysis, QA, Project Management, SQL, Agile, Acceptance Testing, Microsoft Visio, Use cases, Business Process, and SDLC.

The lowest annual salary offered to a Scrum Master is $102,000 and the highest is $151,000. The average annual salary of a Scrum Master is $123,640.

The major skills required to be eligible for the role of Scrum Master in San Francisco are Agile, Scrum Master, Project Management, Scrum, QA, Business Analysis, Sprint, JIRA, Microsoft Project, and Product Owner.

A Product Manager in Los Angeles earns between $88,000 to $160,000. Prospective candidates can expect an average annual salary of $123,261. 

The skills required to be eligible for the role of a Product Manager in Los Angeles are Agile, Quality Analysis, Roadmaps, Sales, Business Analysis, Product Development, and Scrum.

The average base salary paid to an IT Manager in Los Angeles is $130,966. This remuneration is 10% above the national average and ranges from $95,000 to $169,000.

An IT Manager in Los Angeles must be skilled in IT Management, Project Management, Active Directory, Network, Technical support, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware, Infrastructure, and Networking.

A Product Coordinator in Los Angeles earns an average annual salary of $39,781. This is 13% above the national average. Also, the salary can vary from $25,000 to $54,000 based on the years of experience of the individual.

The necessary skills required of a Project Coordinator are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

A PMO can expect an annual package between $127,780 to $156,240 in Los Angeles. The average salary is $141,650. An individual may receive additional remuneration like bonus, healthcare, and retirement benefits.

A candidate for the position of PMO in Los Angeles must possess skills in Project Management, PMO, Program Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, QA, Change Management, Business Analysis, Finance, and PMP.


Salaries (per Year)

Visionary Integration Professionals


Southern California Edison






Vinsys Information Technology Inc




Sun West Mortgage


Lieberman Research Worldwide


RemX Specialty Staffing


Mainz Brady Group


The average hourly rate of a Project Manager - Construction is $55 in Los Angeles. The pay ranges between $48 to $62 per hour.

According to Glassdoor, the annual salary offered to a Project Manager - Construction in Los Angeles is in the range of $89,000 - $167,000. The average salary is $119,167. This is 1% higher than the national average salary.

An entry-level Project Manager - Construction with a work experience of 0-5 years gets an average annual salary of $80,794 in Los Angeles. The highest salary offered can go up to $124,000.

An individual with 5-10 years of experience in the field of construction is considered as a mid-career Project Manager - Construction. The annual salary earned by a Project Manager - Construction is in the range of $118,945 to $53,829 in Los Angeles. The average package offered is $91,497 per annum.

An individual with 10-20 years of experience in the field of Construction is considered to be an experienced Project Manager - Construction. The average salary offered to them in Los Angeles is $99,315. The range of the salary is from $59,800 to $134,398 per annum.

A late career Project Manager - Construction is someone who has worked for more than 20 years in the field of Construction. Their salary ranges from $61,897 to $146,969 annually in Los Angeles. The average annual salary paid to them is $97,875.

The salary earned annually by a Project Manager - Construction with a Bachelor’s Degree in Los Angeles is $114,669. The lowest and the highest offered salary is $106,977 and $115,103 per annum respectively.

The yearly salary range of a Project Manager - Construction having a Master’s Degree or an MBA is between $109,175 to $117,275 in Seattle. The final figure is decided on the basis of relevant qualifications, skills, and experience of the individual.

The annual salary for the position of a Director of Information Security ranges from $88,000 to $204,000 in Los Angeles. The average salary offered is $142,993 and it is 9% higher than the national average.

The skills required for the role of Director of Information Security in Los Angeles are Information Security, Security, Senior Management, Project Management, Risk Management, CISSP, Network Security, Network, Cyber Security, and Incident Management.

According to Glassdoor, the average annual salary of a Project Engineer in Los Angeles is $89,255. This is 7% above the national average and can go as high as $112,000.

The most common skills required to qualify for the role of a Project Engineer in Los Angeles are Project Management, QA, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Operations, Drawing, and Network.



Allan Myers

$110000- to- $151000


$80000-to- $129000

Clark Construction

$67000-to- $108000

Clark Construction Group

$79000-to- $110000


$83000-to- $126000


$93000- to- $141000

Children’s National Health System

$82000-to- $123000


$91000-to- $137000


$106000-to- $158000

Cherokee Nation Business


The salary of a Project Manager employed in Phoenix is $85,330, which is 6% below the national average whereas, the salary offered for the same position in Los Angeles is $96,956, which is 7% above the national average.

The annual salary of a Project Manager in the city of Las Vegas is $87,947, which is 3% below the national average. The salary offered for the same position in Los Angeles is $96,956, which is 7% above the national average.

The average annual salary offered for the role of a Project Manager in San Diego is $95,236, which is 5% above the national average. The salary offered to a project manager in Los Angeles is $96,956, which is 7% above the national average.

A survey of 500 self-reported certified and non-certified Project Management Professionals working in Los Angeles was done, and it was inferred that 150 out of 250 PMP® certified professionals could expect a 24% to 37% hike after completion of the PMP® certification in Los Angeles. Also, 85 out of 250 non-certified professionals were offered an increase in their salary.

It has been seen from a sample of 500 self-reported certified and non-certified professionals in Los Angeles that, 120 out of 250 professionals got promoted in the current financial year, following the completion of PMP® certification.

Most multinational companies prefer to hire PMP® certified Project Managers over non-certified Project Managers in Los Angeles. In addition, the candidates shortlisted by companies also possessed some important skills along with PMP® certification. Apart from being PMP® certified, a company also looks for Project management, Program management, Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Change management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and Standard Development Lifecycle (SDLC) skills in a candidate.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

A PMP® Certification is valid for 3 years and can be renewed by earning PDUs which will further help fulfill the Continue Certification Requirements (CCR).

To maintain an active PMI certification, you are required to earn PDUs as a part of Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR). A minimum of 60 PDUs needs to be earned to fulfill the CCR requirement which further helps in renewing your PMI certification.

Listed below are the various steps involved in the process for your participation in the CCR program:

Step 1

Earn a PMI certification


The CCR cycle begins on the same day as you pass your PMP® exam and then is valid for the next 3 years.

Step 2

Participate in professional development activities


It is necessary for you to take part in professional development activities to earn the required PDUs.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs


The PDU earned for your certification need to be submitted through the CCR system (CCRS).

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements


For you to meet the CCR requirements for your certification, it is necessary to earn enough PDUs.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay renewal fee


Once information from PMI is sent to you for renewal you need to provide payment.

Step 6

CCR Renewal Complete


You need to follow the guidelines to continue maintaining certification.

Various professional development activities that help you earn PDUs center around the following areas:

  • Education
  • Giving back to the Profession.

Activities in the area of education can help you earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

The PMI Talent TriangleTM involves a combination of technical domain skills, business intelligence skills, and leadership. These three skills are a must for every Project Management practitioner. These qualities are essential for the success of a project. The three aspects of the PMI Talent TriangleTM are explained below:

Technical project management: This category focuses on domain knowledge, behaviors, and practical skills associated with Portfolio Management, Project, and Program.

Leadership: Project managers should possess enough knowledge and leadership skills to lead teams, which can further help in achieving business imperatives successfully.

Strategic and business management: Project managers should have industry expertise and knowledge to enhance project performance and improve business outcomes.

Calculating your PMP® certification renewal is a simple process. Being involved in an activity that further enhances your professional development for 1 hour can help you earn 1 PDU.Mentioned below are five educational activities that can help you earn the required PDUs:

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

Signing up for the online 60 PDU bundle training program by a Registered Education Provider can help you earn PMI® PDUs online. However, there are some PDU minimum requirements which are required to be followed as per the PMI Talent Triangle. The  PDU distribution for each skill is mentioned below:

Education PDUs - Minimum Talent Triangle Requirements


Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI Talent Triangle

Total Minimum Required







Mentioned below are the  four suggested courses that can help you earn 60 PDUs for PMP® recertification and the number of PDUs offered by each course. You can choose courses that will meet at least the minimum required total number of PDUs on completion of the course:


PMI PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training


Agile and Scrum Training


ITIL Foundation Certification Training


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training


A minimum number of PDUs is required to earn in each skill area of the PMI Talent Triangle—technical, leadership, and strategic and business management, to maintain your credential in good standing, by the PMI.  However, there is no limit to how many PDUs a candidate can earn through education, and it can fairly exceed the minimum prescribed amount. Pursuing more educational activities will actually add to your professional expertise.

  • The various training and educational events conducted by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter give you access to:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events


  • Several formal events in the form of seminars, conferences, and other learning events are conducted by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter.

  • These events usually go on for 1-3 days.

  • It provides exposure to the knowledge shared by speakers from different industries and other project management professionals to you.


  • There is a minimum fee charged for the training and these events.

  • These events go on for quite a few days, which is why you might need to seek approval from the company you work for to attend these events.

E-learning On-demand Courses


  • A few on-demand courses are offered by the PMI Los Angeles Chapter to enable E-learning opportunity.


  • These courses might be chargeable as these come from PMI.

Education Courses


  • PMI Los Angeles Chapter offers educational courses which can be helpful to you if you are interested in advancing in academics. These courses are also recognized by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of PMI.


  • These GAC programs can seem difficult to you if you’re not interested in academics.

Training Courses


  • To increase knowledge, Registered Education Providers (REP) and third-party institutions provide training on topics associated with project management.


  • The REPs and third-party institutions have their own schedule for the programs.

  • Your budget and convenience should be kept in check before signing up for any of these courses.

The following activities and courses are included in the three components of the PMI Talent TriangleTM:



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

Data gathering and modeling


Business acumen

Earned value management


Competitive analysis

Performance Management


Market awareness

Risk Management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

You can earn PMP® PDUs in the following ways:


Ways to earn your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

You can earn 1-2 PDUs by attending network or professional meetings with sessions related to the talent triangle component.

However, if that is not viable, you can attend a keynote session in a PMI seminar or conference along with the educational session.


If you are passionate about reading books, it can help you to fulfill CCR by earning PMP® renewal PDU.


PMI puts a cap on the maximum number of PDUs you can earn through reading.

Informal Learning

Attending the informal sessions can also help you earn PMP® renewal PDUs.

Another way to earn your PMP® renewal PDUs is by attending interactive sessions for sharing knowledge with mentors, experts, etc.

The following chart provides you with the various ways you can contribute to the profession and in turn earn PMP® renewal PDUs in Los Angeles:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


By using your knowledge and skills, you can actively work as a Practitioner and contribute to the betterment of projects.

Create Content

Your writing skills and ability to create presentations, or even conduct webinars can be used to earn PMP® renewal PDUs.


Being a great speaker and presenting papers in conferences or seminars can help you earn PMP® renewal PDUs.


There are several volunteering opportunities displayed on the PMI website regularly. You can check out these opportunities if you plan on contributing towards social good. You can specify the number of hours you can commit to these activities and help improve them with your experience in this field


Various seminars and webinars are conducted to help you earn 1-2 PDUs. However, you need to keep a check on the difference in time zones and plan accordingly.

A maximum of 25 PDUs can be earned by adding value or giving back to your profession Los Angeles. Below is the distribution of PDUs in different categories


No. of PDUs

Work as a Project management practitioner

8 maximum


17 maximum

PMP® Certification Course in Los Angeles, CA

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