PMP® Certification Training in Ottawa, Canada

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

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

Description

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is called the gold-standard among the numerous project management certifications offered across the globe. It certifies your Project Management skills and knowledge. Further it aids you in getting a high-paying job in Ottawa by helping you gain business and strategic knowledge. The PMI® Salary Survey shows that PMP® certified individuals earn $74,995 in Canada, 18% higher than what the non-certified are able to earn.
The PMP® exam has 200 questions which you need to attempt within 4 hours. You need a minimum score that is stipulated by PMI® based on the difficulty level of the questions in order to clear the exam. However, the application and preparation process related to the PMP® certification is not simple. KnowledgeHut has been consistently rated as being among the top PMP® certification training providers in Ottawa and helps you in the following ways to go through with your PMP® certification journey:

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

    PMP® Credentials Handbook carries all the information, which you should know, about taking the PMP® exam. KnowledgeHut helps save your time by solving most of your queries regarding the procedures of application and the exam test.

  2. Checking your eligibility to become PMP® certified

    You should either have a high-school diploma or a bachelor’s degree, and the specified work-hours to match the eligibility criteria of the PMP® exam. But essentially, you have to complete the 35 contact-hours of project management training. KnowledgeHut helps you in attaining these 35 PDUs through its comprehensive training for PMP® Certification exam.

  3. PMI® Membership

    Though not compulsory, you can acquire a PMI® membership at the PMI® Ottawa Valley Outaouais Chapter for $139. What is it useful for? With a membership, you can obtain discounts higher than the membership fee. Now, as a PMI® member, your exam can be booked for $405 instead of $555. What more? Get in touch with existing Project Management Professionals, attend workshops and get all your queries answered to increase your chances of clearing the exam.

  4. Signing up for the PMP® exam

    Were you told that KnowledgeHut provides you assistance for PMP® application? Yes! You can go on to save yourself from all the hassle regarding filling and submitting the PMP® application by enrolling for PMP® training with KnowledgeHut. The application has to be submitted in Prometric and the nearest Prometric exam center has to be chosen for your PMP® exam.

  5. PMBOK® Guide

    PMBOK® Guide is the chief source of reference used in the PMP® exam. Stay away from the headache of reading through the complicated content of the PMBOK® Guide by joining the KnowledgeHut training course. The KnowledgeHut training course has been aligned with the 6th edition of the PMBOK® Guide and presents each module in simple and easy to understand language that is free of jargon.

  6. Practicing mock PMP® exam questions

    KnowledgeHut organizes 6 full-syllabus practice exams which contain 1200 model questions in order to higher your chances of clearing the PMP® exam in a single attempt. Moreover, you are given free access to 180 days of E-learning with 35-hour training and free instructor-led online training.

    Have more doubts? Call us, we are more than happy to help!

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

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

What You Will Learn

Prerequisites:

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

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

OR

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

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PMP® certification Process

PMP® certification Ottawa

Absolutely. The certification process and eligibility are the same throughout the world.

A PMP® certification will boost your career growth as a project manager. Below are the benefits of PMP® certification:

  • Enhances The Value Of Your Candidature

Many organizations in the world are exclusively hiring professionals who have a PMP® certification to take their enterprises places. 

  • Expands Your Skill Set

On acquiring this certification, you would have a wide range of skills when it comes to project management. PMP® certified professionals are usually entrusted with the most complex projects or multiple ones at the same time. This is because they are considered more likely to succeed at all aspects of project management right from the planning to execution.

  • Gives You Lucrative Pay Packages

In comparison to their non-certified counterparts, certified project managers earn around 20% more in their job roles.

  • Makes You A Class Apart From The Rest

A PMP® certification is considered to be the embodiment of professional commitment and dedication about work. It indicates that you have superior skills, knowledge, and experience in project management than your peers. This is the reason why certified professionals are much sought after among recruiters, as they are competent to handle all kinds of challenges that may surface in a project.

  • Improves Your Networking Opportunities

There is a thriving community of PMP®certified professionals from different industries across the world. A certification will serve as your ticket to join this illustrious group of people wherein you can exchange knowledge and grow in your career.

If you wish to receive training from the best PMP® certification training institute in Ottawa then you would do well to check that it offers flexible learning modes comprising of:

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

Prior to getting enrolled at a PMP® certification training institute in Ottawa, make sure you do the following:

  • Carry out thorough research on the profile of the PMP® trainer.
  • Make sure that the institute organizes a minimum of three mock tests. Mock tests will help you to ascertain how well you are prepared for the exam and will boost your confidence. 
  • You would need to study for 2 to 3 hours regularly which implies you need minimum 45 days to prepare well for the finals. Hence, it is imperative to check if the institute is willing to provide that support.
  • Check the quality of their classroom training. The syllabus of PMP® certification is very vast and to do well you have to devote a lot of time and energy to getting it right! As classroom training tends to be more interesting it can help you to comprehend the difficult part of the syllabus. 
  • Do not forget to check if the institute is offering a 35-hour training certificate,  hard copy of the study materials, training location etc.

Before choosing the best PMP® certified trainer in Ottawa you need to keep the following points in mind:

  • Verify the trainer’s credentials.
  • Check if you have access to the trainer for offline interactions and support.
  • Analyze whether a flexible learning schedule is offered by the training provider.
  • Will you be given the required study material for the course?
  • Are E-learning materials available for the course?
  • Access to in-course and post-course study aid.
  • Is your trainer a Registered Education Provider (REP)?
  • Is the course available online?

The online application process of PMP® certification is quite simple. However, before you apply make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria. For  PMI® members the cost of application is $405 whereas for non-members it will cost $555.If you wish to apply for PMP® certification online then you need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Visit the site  PMI.org and create a free account.
  • Log in to your account once you complete the registration.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Submit relevant documents like project management experience and contact hours. After completing the submission your application will take five days to process.
  • Make payment for the examination.
  • Schedule and reserve your spot.

PMP® Certification Cost Ottawa

People fail to realize that the cost of certification is not merely restricted to training and exam fees. You need to take into consideration the membership fees, cost of the study materials, scheduling and rescheduling fees etc.

As  PMI® maintains a global standard, the examination fees for PMP® certification is charged in US dollars.  PMI® members pay an examination fee of $405 whereas a non-member is required to pay $555. You can visit www.xe.com to check the cost of examination as per the prevailing currency exchange rate.  PMI® provides you three re-attempts to clear the exam if you fail to clear the test in the first instance.  PMI® members are charged a re-examination fee of $275 while non-members have to pay $375.Below are the costs of various aspects related to PMP® certification (costs are in USD unless mentioned as CAD):

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)

Costs

1.

Online training cost for PMP® certification in Ottawa

CAD 198 to CAD 265

2.

PMP® classroom training in Ottawa

CAD 117 to CAD 1855

3.

Membership cost for  PMI® Ottawa 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 fees:As a non member of  PMI®, you can choose between a computer-based exam and a paper-based exam either of which will cost you $555. Moreover, there are three opportunities for re-attempting the exam, if you fail to clear the exam in the first attempt. The cost of re-examination is $375.

 PMI® membership:When you become a member of the  PMI® you are provided with a concession on the examination fee. It is evident from the fact that  PMI® members are not required to pay $555, instead they are charged an examination fee of $405. You can become a member of the  PMI® by paying a membership fee of $129 and an extra $10 in the form of joining fee.  PMI® members are provided the privilege of downloading PMBOK® free of cost from the  PMI® website. Whereas, non-members have to purchase it from Amazon for an amount of $50.

Training Costs:

PMI® has made it compulsory to attend 35 hours of training after which you become eligible for the PMP® examination. There are three options to get training: online course, classroom setup, instructor-led learning. In Ottawa the cost of online learning may vary between CAD 198 to CAD 265, whereas classroom training will cost you something between CAD 117 to CAD 229.

Additional Study:

It is most likely that you will need different kinds of study materials apart from the PMBOK® as they can be useful in covering the syllabus in-depth. These would cost around $40 to $100. For better practice you can purchase practice sets which will cost between $60 to $100.

Credentials:  

Every three years  PMI® members have to pay an amount of $60 to renew the certification while nonmembers are required to pay $150 for renewal. 

The fee is the same for computer-based or paper-based online PMP® exam in Ottawa. PMP® members should pay $405 while non-members must pay $555.For becoming a member of  PMI®, a candidate has to pay $130 along with renewal charges of $119 per year. One can avail wide array of discounts through  PMI® membership. Being a member it is possible for candidates to download PMBOK® guide without any extra charge.There will be a fee between CAD 117 to CAD 1855 for completing your 35 hours contact. If you want, you can take help from other third-party study materials for better preparation.

If you wish to get yourself enrolled in a classroom training program in Ottawa, you have to spend about CAD 117 to CAD 229. When you enroll in a classroom training program you can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

Before applying for the PMP® certification training in Ottawa, below are  a few things to consider:

  • Make sure to check the eligibility criteria for the PMP® certification exam.
  • Determine the advantages and disadvantages of various training modes before choosing one.
  • Determine if the learning approach is adequate to crack the exam in the first attempt.
  • Check the proposed schedule of PMP® examination.
  • Check the study materials recommended to prepare for the exam.

KnowledgeHut has excellent resources comprising of advanced exam preparation tools, comprehensive courseware, and one of the best training facilities where learners are instructed by experts. Hence, KnowledgeHut can provide the PMP®exam pass guarantee with confidence.Here is a list of features through which KnowledgeHut PMP® Certification Classroom training gives the assurance of passing the PMP® certification exam:

  • The exam success formula of KnowledgeHut consists of Exam tips and techniques,  PMI® templates, practice questionnaire, and a series of six full-length mock tests that offer optimum learning benefits.
  • Certified instructors will assist you through email support in different aspects of certification from the time you get enrolled in the course. PMP ® experts will also ensure that your every doubt is cleared.
  •  
  • KnowledgeHut is providing you the service of unique eligibility check for ascertaining that you fulfill all the conditions that make you eligible to sit for the certification exam. Moreover, experts will assist you through the registration process. They will review your  PMI® application and form filling. 
  • You will have the opportunity of receiving interactive exam preparation with a duration varying between 4 to 6 hours. You have the flexibility of scheduling it after training and use it to clear doubts with the help of experts online.
  • In case if you are unsuccessful in clearing the exam after two attempts, provided that you make these two attempts within 90 days of course completion, KnowledgeHut will refund the tuition fees exclusive of the discounts.

PMP® Certification Eligibility Ottawa

The eligibility criteria of PMP®certification depends on three factors i.e. academic qualification, project management experience, and project management education.

  • You need to have a secondary diploma or a degree.
  • Professionals having a 4 years degree need to have proven record of 4500 hours of work experience in directing and leading projects. If you have a secondary diploma, you need to have 7500 hours of work experience in directing and leading projects.
  • You need to complete 35 contact hours of project management education.

You can opt for classroom training, instructor-led training and self learning for PMP® certification training. Each of these learning methodologies have their own benefits and drawbacks.  Self-learning is the most economical options of all the three.You have the option of receiving online training in instructor-led mode or self-learning mode. These days there are several trustworthy online learning platforms from where you can get the compulsory 35 hours of training such as the KnowledgeHut. The factors that you need to take into consideration while choosing an online training platform are as follows:

  • Are they registered training provider?
  • Is there a 35-hour certificate?
  • Are the lecture videos in English?
  • What is the duration of e-Learning access?

PMI®  Ottawa Chapter

PMI® chapter has collaborated with local bodies to create a platform where project managers can discuss, interact and learn together.  PMI® Chapter of Ottawa will give you an opportunity to volunteer, enhance skills and network through different events.

By becoming a  PMI® member or renewing your  PMI® membership you will have the permission to access free PDUs.  PMI® regularly organizes seminars and meeting in which you can participate and avail PDUs without any charge. Access to academia, certification, member services,  PMI® newsletter, and networking will make you aware of the trends that are shaping successful project management. Hence, you can make the needful preparations; and nurture the skills and qualities that will make you professionally successful. When you become a member of the Ottawa chapter you will receive the following benefits:Conferences: Ottawa chapter is providing a forum where like-minded professionals, project managers can collaborate, exchange opinion, shares their experience, and learn about effective solutions to common issues in their occupation.Networking:  You can build your own network and links when you gradually come into contact with professionals who share similar interests. Your knowledge and understanding of the occupation will reach the next level of excellence when you share, and receive viable suggestions, insights, solutions related to your occupation. Further, when you develop internal connections you come to know about job opportunities and vacancies that match your profile.

Member Services: You have the honor of attending events that are exclusively meant for the members of  PMI® Ottawa Chapter.

Volunteer: You will get the chance of volunteering at several events that  PMI® Ottawa Chapter organizes.

You can contact and locate the  PMI® Ottawa Chapter at

PMI® OVOC

1568 Merivale Road

Suite Ottawa 256

Ottawa, ON K2G 5Y7 

The Ottawa Chapter’s Conference for the Project Management Institute focuses on “Important Elements of Cyber Security”. It will be organized on 23 February 2019.  It will be a significant event for the aspirants of PMP® certification for the following reasons:

  • It will be a conference of world-class stature.
  • It will be one of the most noteworthy Project  Management and Cyber Security 
  • Conference in Ottawa.
  • Many accomplished speakers will be present to share their knowledge.
  • You could earn up to 6 PDUs for attending the conference 

The certification and education programs provided by  PMI® Ottawa Chapter in Ottawa are as follows:

  • 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® Ottawa Valley Chapter is organising a series of events in Ottawa, Canada during the months of February, March and  April 2019. You can choose the events which fit you best with the help of the information provided below:

Serial NumberEvent Name

Event Date and Time

Event Venue

Benefits

01.

PMI® OVOC Programs

23-02-2019

Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  • Discuss important elements of Cyber Security
  • Presented by 3 speakers:
    Dominque Gagnon (General Manager of the Cyber Security Practice at Bell), Dr Lawrence Dobranski (Managing Principal Engineer with Catalone IT Security Inc.) and Steve Saunders (President of Saunders GRC).
  • Learn about the different aspects and areas, the unique challenges, standards and solutions of cybersecurity.
  • Know what steps can be taken to mitigate the risks of ransomware, and what to do when ransomware strikes
  • Earn 4 PDUs

02.

PMI® OVOC 2019 PMP® PREP

25-02-2019, 8:15 am
To
03-01-2019, 5:00 pm

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata
Room: Kanata Salon C
101 Kanata Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
  • A comprehensive PMP® certification program for project practitioners of all education and skill levels
  • (PMP)® certification program demonstrates both your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency
03.PMI® OVOC 2019 PMP® PREP
29-04-2019 8:15 am
To
03-05-2019 5:00 pm

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata
Room: Kanata Salon C
101 Kanata Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario

  • A comprehensive PMP® certification program for project practitioners of all education and skill levels
  • PMP® certification program demonstrates both your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency

The  PMI®-Ottawa Valley Chapter organized a series of events in Ottawa in the last few months.The following table lists all the events that took place along with their respective locations.

Serial Number

Event Name

Event Date and Time

Event Venue

Location on Google Map

01.

 PMI® OVOC 2019 PMP® PREP

21-01-2019, 8:15 am

To

25-01-2019, 5:00 pm

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata

Room: Kanata Salon C

101 Kanata Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata

02.

December - Member Networking Event

 

04-12-2018

Ottawa
555 Wellington Street
Ottawa Mill Street Brew Pub


03.

 PMI® OVOC 2018 PMP® PREP

12-11-2018 8:15 am

To

16-11-2018 5:00 pm

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata

Room: Kanata Salon C

101 Kanata Avenue

Ottawa, Ontario

Holiday Inn & Suites Ottawa Kanata


04.

 PMI® OVOC Programs

 

24-11-2018, 8:30 am

To

12:30 pm

K1K 4S4
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre


Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
200 Coventry Road
Ottawa Conference and Event Centre

(PMP)® Exam in Ottawa

    Test Center ID

Test Center Name

Test Center Region

Test Center Address

Test Center Phone

78827

Eperformance Training Center

VUE Americas

251 Laurier Ave West Suite 900

613-566-7000

57935

Pearson Professional Centres-Ottawa ON

VUE Americas

11 Holland Ave Suite 512

613-695-9600

78711

Pearson Professional Centres-Ottawa (East) ON

VUE Americas

1420 Blair Place Suite 850

613-741-9534

43999

Herzing College

VUE Americas

1200 St. Laurent Blvd Box 225 Suite 408

613-742-8099

Test Center ID

Test Center Name

Test Center Region

Test Center Address

Test Center Phone

77085

LearningBrick

VUE Americas

700 Progress Avenue

866-553-4331

57474

Montreal College

VUE Americas

1255 Robert Bourassa Suite 501 

514-312-2383

  • 888-278-6138 (toll-free)
  • +1-952-887-6976 (toll)
  1. Navigate to the www.PMI.org website. Under the myPMI® option select “Review Application status” then select “Schedule Exam”
  2. The page will redirect to your Pearson VUE account. Under the list of “Pre-approved Exams”
  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. In the next step you’ll have to choose between 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 Ottawa Test Center:

  1. Select the booking method option available to you. Click the 'I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option to proceed.
  2. Examine the View Testing Policies. Next, click on Schedule this exam.
  3. Select the exam center in Ottawa and then choose a suitable date and time.
  4. After selecting, review the appointment and click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Follow the steps and click on Submit Order. This will confirm your appointment
  6. Pearson VUE will send you a confirmation mail. 

If you select Online Proctored Test:

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

  1. Adhere to the online proctoring policies and then read it.  Proceed by clicking on ‘Next’.
  2. Select the ‘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. 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 following the next steps and then click on ‘Submit Order’.
  6. You will receive a confirmation email from Pearson VUE once your appointment is confirmed.

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

No update has been announced about the Paper-based testing (PBT) from the Project Management Institute (PMI)®. Although, the PBT exam scheduled on or after 1st July will be moving to Pearson VUE test center.

  • 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.

i.   Dial the phone number for your region given in FAQ ii.  Provide the customer care executive with details like

  • Testing program
  • The name of your examination
  • PMI® ID

iii. Verify your name, email address, phone number and address

You will receive an email confirming your appointment after you submit the PMP® Certification fee or complete the PMP® application audit. This email  will also contain the PMI® Eligibility ID.

  1. On the PMI® website, enter the “Review application status” section. Click on “Reschedule exam or cancel exam”
  2. Click on the exam you wish to reschedule
  3. An option will appear to cancel or reschedule the exam

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

Watches, wallets, food, beverages, books, calculators, books, bags, sweaters, coats, pagers, cellular, telephones, tape recorders, dictionaries, eye drops, medications, etc. are prohibited inside the Testing location.

Before applying, ensure that you have the requisite computer equipment. Other than that, any candidate wishing to apply for the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam or CAPM exam, with the required, eligibility may apply.

For the Online Proctor exam, there is a standard system, environment, technical and testing protocol requirements. Before scheduling an appointment, take care of the following things:

  1. Running System test
    • Download the exam and run it in the system and in the location you will be taking the exam from.
    • You need to have a microphone, working internet connection, and a webcam.
    • You will have to take a one-question exam to make sure you have a secure browser connection.
  2. Review policies and procedures
    There are some policies and procedures for the online proctor exam that must be strictly followed.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    Before you schedule an appointment, you need to verify that your system meets the system requirements.

Claiming a refund for PMP® certification is simple. Before 30 days of exam eligibility expiration, you have to send a request to  PMI® for a refund. When the processing of refund is completed the application is closed and the eligibility period is terminated.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

PMP® certification remains valid for three years. If you wish to renew your certification,  you have to earn PDUs as a part of fulfilling the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

You need to earn PDUs for the maintenance of  PMI® as it is an important aspect of Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR). For  PMI® certification renewal and for meeting the CCR requirements, candidates need to gain 60 PDUs.

Getting  PMI® certification  From the day you pass the PMP® exam the CCR cycle starts and it will continue for three years.

Taking part in professional development events  You must actively participate in the professional development events for earning PDUs.

Record and report PDUs
  You must submit your PDU claims for the certification through the CCR system.

CCR criteria fulfillment
  To fulfill the CCR criteria for certification you need to have sufficient PDUs.

Paying the renewal fee and completing the CCR application
  You will get reminders of renewal and payment from the  PMI®

Completion of the CCR Renewal
  You need to strictly follow the guidelines to continuously maintain the validity of your certification.

There is the scope of earning PDUs through varied activities of professional development like education and contributing back to the profession for its enrichment.

It is possible to earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs from the activities that fall in the domain of education.

There is a simple process through which PMP® certification renewal is done. Spending an hour in an activity that proliferates professional development will earn you one PDU. Basically, there are five principal activities that you can take up if you wish to earn the necessary PDUs in the field of education.

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

The  PMI® is of the opinion that to become successful in their occupation candidates need to possess excellent skills pertaining to technical domain, business intelligence, and leadership.  These skills are fundamental to the project manager’s competencies that play a role in successful project completion. Therefore, the  PMI® Talent TriangleTM is a blend of the following three competencies:Technical Project Management: It refers to practical skills, domain knowledge, and behaviors that are related to the management of the Portfolio, Program, and Project.Leadership: The worth of project managers is greatly determined by leadership skills because they work in an environment driven by strict deadlines and many other challenges.

Business and Strategic Management: It is important to have the skills and knowledge that will help to achieve the desired business results.

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events

Pros

  • PMI® Ottawa arranges educational events, conferences and seminars
  • These events are short-spanned some lasting upto a maximum of three days. You also get the opportunity to learn from speakers and project managers across different industries.

Cons

  • The events and training are costly
  • You have to get permission from your company as you will be away from work for some time.

ELearning  On-demand  Courses

Pros

  • PMI® Ottawa provides on-demand classroom and e-learning programs

Cons

  • As they are designed by the  PMI®, there will be a cost for the same.
Education Courses

Pros

PMI® Ottawa makes it feasible for you to accomplish academic advancements through its GAC (Global Accreditation Center) accredited educational courses.

Cons

The GAC programs are quite tough for those not interested in academics.

Training Courses

Pros

Third party institutes and Registered Education Providers are offering training on topics related to project management

Cons

  • There is a disparity between chart and schedules offered by REP and third-party institutes.
  • You have to be sure to check whether it is affordable and convenient.

Some Registered Education Providers may offer a 60 PDUs bundle training program that can help you collect the required 60 PDUs easily. Keep in mind that the distribution of PDUs in the education category  has to be in line with the minimum requirements as mentioned in the  PMI® Talent  TriangleTM 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  TriangleTM

Total Minimum Required

(PMP)®

8

8

8

11

35

These are four courses that will help you to earn 60 PDUs. PDUs associated with each course are also mentioned in the table below:

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

The  PMI® has fixed a minimum amount of PDUs that one must earn in every skill areas of the  PMI® Talent  TriangleTM  to get recertified. It is inclusive of business management, strategic, technical, and leadership. There is no prefixed limit on the number of PDUs that you can earn through education.

The  PMI® Talent  TriangleTM has three modules that include activities and courses as depicted below:

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

Modeling 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 table below provides the name of activities through which you could earn PMP® PDUs through Organizational Meetings, Informal Learning, and Reading.

Activities

Ways of earning PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

You can earn 1-2 PDUs by attending a networking session or professional meeting which is based on the components of the  PMI® talent TriangleTM.

You can also attend a keynote conference at seminars conducted by the PMI®.

Reading

Pros

If you are an avid reader, you can use your interest in reading  to collect PMP® renewal PDUs.

Cons

The number of PDUs that you earn this way is limited.

Informal Learning

You could also earn PMP® renewal PDUs by participating in any informal knowledge sharing sessions.

If you take part in interactive sessions for seeking knowledge with mentors and experts it can help you  in earning PMP® renewal PDUs.

Yes, it is possible to acquire PMP® renewal PDUs in Ottawa through value addition and giving back to the profession. Thus, you may select from any of the given activities mentioned below:

Roles

Ways of earning PMP® renewal PDUs

Practitioner

You have the scope of capitalizing on your knowledge and skills and contributing to different projects as an active practitioner.

Create Content

If you have good writing skills, you can be a blogger, an author, or make presentations, and organize webinars that will help you to acquire  PMP® renewal PDUs

Presentation

If you have excellent oratory skills, you can utilize it to make a presentation in conferences and seminars. It will help you to acquire PMP® renewal PDUs.

Volunteer

There are many opportunities for volunteering activities that are mentioned on the  PMI® site. Keep track of the hours that you can devote to these activities along with your experience in the field.

Webinars

By taking part in Webinars you can easily earn 1 or 2 PDUs. While conducting webinars, please consider time zone variations along with the duration of webinars. 

You can earn a maximum of 25 PDUs in Ottawa by adding value or giving back to your profession.

Categories

PDUs

Work as Project management practitioner

8 maximum

Others

17 maximum

Meet your instructors

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Chris

Chris Cochran

Senior Manager / International Agile Coach

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

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

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Akbar

Akbar Azwir

Project Management Consultant & Trainer

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

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

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Ian

Ian Hirst

Project Manager

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

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

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

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Chris

Chris Abbott

Specializes in Project Management

Chris is a Project Manager in a wide variety of IT and business change projects. Never afraid to ask the 'dumb' questions that often prove insightful, he is a firm believer in planning the work with stakeholders and then getting the entire team working on the plan. He has conducted trainings on PMP, Agile and Scrum and Business Case Writing. He achieved PMP status, Project Management Professional, in 2005 after 20+ years practical experience as a career IT project manager. His experience greatly benefits his protégés.”

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Hunter

Hunter Guo

Associate Directore

With qualifications such as Bachelor of Engineering and an MBA, Hunter was destined to be successful in IT organizations. This is reflected in his over 20 years’ work experience in Fortune 500 companies where he played critical role & responsibilities. He proactively undertook projects and mentoring in areas such as Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing & Operation, AME/Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Strategy Initiatives and Project/Program/Portfolio Management ( New Product Introduction & Transition/Relocation, SAP & Oracle Implementation, GSP Compliance). 
Hunter is a key champion of change and a seasoned practitioner in Lean and 6 Sigma. He brings in his strong strategic & systematic thinking, and business & financing acumen to the training workshops that he led. Hunter is a 'big-picture' thinker while being a ' roll-up sleeves' doer. This has helped him train, counsel and instruct many professionals in key strategic areas that are needed to bring about change management in organizations. His certifications include Certified Lean Expert along with PMP.

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Jack

Jack Hsieh

President

Jack Hsieh is an expert Project / Program management consultant and trainer who has considerable experience in working in large scale, multi-function, multi-culture environments. He is skilled at Project management office (PMO) establishment and operation, and has helped many organizations through his knowledge of Risk Management, theory and implementation and Earned Value Management (EVM), theory and implementation. Through the course of his industry experience, he has acted as mentor and counsellor, overseeing the implementation of new product development, right from opportunity identification, concept generation, concept evaluation, to the development, launch and marketing. His qualifications are many and varied; and at present, besides being a tutor and instructor, he has distinguished himself as a Board Director on the PMI-RCP Advisory Group of the Project Management Institute. Jack is also specialized in new PM theory and techniques such as OPM3 and AGILE project management, Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system evaluation and introduction and Systems engineering.

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The course material was very good. The content as presented very well and explained with sufficient details and examples. The questions and exercises made me an active participant of the training. I felt engaged in every session. I can also very positively rate the trainer. He had in-depth knowledge about the content. I received answers to all my questions and doubts. I strongly recommend this training.

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MSc.
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Senior Associate Manager
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KSA IT Lead
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  • 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®

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CURRICULUM

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

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PMP® Certification Course in Ottawa

PMP  professionals  are  known  world  over  for  their  commitment  to quality  and  ability  to  handle volatile and demanding projects and ensure their successful culmination. That’s because this rigorous credential  is  a  test  of  a  professional’s  understanding  of  the  concepts  outlined  in  the Project Management Institute, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide)—Fifth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2013 which is a comprehensive book and guide on project  management  bet  practices.  Our PMP  training  in  Ottawa  will  help  you  aim  for  the  PMP certification in Ottawa through a workshop that uses the blended learning approach. Through a series of exam focused lectures the PMP course in Ottawa will help you understand the five process groups, ten  Knowledge  Areas,  and  the  area  of  professional  and  social  responsibility  as  outlined  in  the PMBOK® Guide. Our PMP classroom training in Ottawa is conducted by coaches who themselves are PMP  certified  and  hence  know  how  and  what  to  do  to  clear  the  exam.  Our Project Management Professional training in Ottawa gives you a number of takeaways such as downloadable courseware e-book, complete PMP® Application assistance and end-to-end support via phone, mail, and chat. The PMP  certification  training  in  Ottawa  also  gives  you 100  Days  extra  free  online  access  to  our  LMS portal,  35  PDUs  certificate  on  completion  of  35  hours  of  training, 6  Full-Length  Mock  Exams featuring  1200  practice  questions,  PMP® Exam  Blue  print  (PMP® Exam  Application  steps  and procedure)  and  PMP®   Math  Formula  sheet  with  examples.  The Project  Management  Professional certification  in  Ottawa  will  give  your  career  a  major  push  and  set  you  up  for  success.    For more understanding of the PMP certification cost in Ottawa check out the PMI website.