PMP® Certification Training in San Francisco, CA

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
Group Discount

Description

Project Management Professional (PMP) ® certification is a globally recognized qualification that makes you a highly valued professional. It helps in enhancing your Project Management knowledge and equips you with strategic management skills that are important to get a high position in leading global companies in San Francisco. From a recent PMI® Salary Survey, it has been proved that a PMP® certified professional can earn a median salary of $111,000 in San Francisco, while non-certified professionals received the median salary of only $91,000.The PMP certification is awarded to those who clear the rigorous certification exam which comprises of 200 questions to be attempted in 4 hours. You need to gain a minimum score in order to clear the PMP® certification exam (determined by PMI®, based on the difficulty level of the questions). Enrolling with KnowledgeHut PMP® training sessions will help you in attaining your PMP® certification. Below mentioned are the points that PMP® aspirants need to remember:

  1. The importance of reading through the (PMP)® Project Management Professional Credential Handbook

    PMP® aspirants may have several queries regarding the examination, the process to be followed, eligibility and so on. The PMP® Project Management Professional handbook is the most valuable source offering the right answers for all your queries. But if you are short of time to read through the entire handbook, KnowledgeHut saves your precious time by providing solutions to all your queries about the certification and processes involved.

  2. Eligibility criteria to get certified by PMP®

    There are certain eligibility criteria that are required for those appearing for the PMP® certification exam. The first criterion is you must hold a bachelor’s degree or high school diploma. In addition, you must have the required industry project management experience.  If you are a degree holder, you must have gained 4,500 hours of experience. For diploma holders, it is 7,500 hours. You should have also completed 35 contact hours PMP training to get 35 PDUs. This training can be earned by enrolling for KnowledgeHut’s PMP® training courses. These courses shall fulfill your 35 contact hours requirement.

  3. Value of a PMI® Membership

    PMI® memberships cost about $139, and are optional. How does membership help you? PMI® memberships give the holder amazing discounts including a reduction in the PMP® examination fee from $555 to $405. Through membership, you get the opportunity to attend workshops that are conducted by the PMI® San Francisco Bay Area Chapter and network with fellow Project Management Professionals to get your queries cleared and learn more about the industry. Also, you will be provided with access to different PMI® standards that include a free copy of a PMBOK® Guide.

  4. Applying for PMP® Exam

    What is the right procedure to apply for the PMP® examination? You can easily complete your PMP® application process by choosing KnowledgeHut PMP® training course. The entire process can be completed by submitting the application through Prometric at your nearest test center.

  5. The PMBOK® Guide

    The complex concepts from the PMBOK® Guide are known as the primary reference for the PMP® exam and can be easily learned through PMP® training course offered by KnowledgeHut. The PMBOK® Guide has the training modules in the 6th edition and learning them will never be difficult with KnowledgeHut training.

  6. Practice with exam papers

    Empower yourself to clear the exam at the first attempt itself by practicing the 6 full-length mock exam papers that come with KnowledgeHut’s course. These exam papers feature about 1200 questions and shall be provided in the course of the training sessions. If you join a KnowledgeHut training course, you will be provided with 35 contact hours training modules, 180 days of free access to  E-learning and free access to 90 days of LVC as well.

    Are you looking to solve more of your queries? Contact us right now, and we are looking forward to helping you.

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 San Francisco Eligibility

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

  • The academic education requires a secondary diploma or a degree. 
  • 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. 
  • 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 their ups and downs 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® Certification San Francisco

The PMP® certification is the same across the countries. The course, syllabus, eligibility criteria, fee, and the certification process all are uniform across all regions.

PMP® Certification is an important recognition given to project management professionals and it very beneficial to the individual as well as his company in many ways. Let us now look at some benefits of doing a PMP® Certification:

  • Credibility - Considering how tough the PMP® Certification is, having cleared this gives credibility to you as an individual, your skills, experience, and knowledge in the area of Project Management
  • Better Job Opportunity-  You can expect a better position in your job and a promotion too if you have a PMP® Certification under your belt.
  • Better Pay-  We all work for the pay cheques we get at the end of the month. Being a PMP® Certification professional definitely helps you get a better pay too.

  • Global Recognition-  Unlike many other certifications PMP® Certification is recognized and accepted worldwide which has the added advantage that you can seek opportunities outside your current location as well.

  • Job Security-  Since PMP® Certified professionals are the most sought after in the management world, they enjoy higher job security than others in the same role.

  • Challenging Projects-  PMP® Certification enables professionals to take up more challenging roles and deliver the results as expected. Hence these professionals get to work on the latest technologies and interesting domains.

  • Visibility to Recruiters-  Most recruiters do a keyword search to shortlist the resumes for an interview. PMP® Certification would be one of the main keywords for a management job. So if you have the certification, you get more visibility with the recruiters.

  • Valid across Domains-  The PMP® Certification is not restricted in application to IT alone. It is valid across all industries, which opens to many new openings for you to explore.

  • Add Value to Company- With the knowledge and expertise gained a PMP® certified professional is able to add more value to the company and also help his team grow.

  • Best Investment for Future-  PMP® Certification though costly is your investment for better job prospects and ultimately a better future for you too.

The first few things you need to check before enrolling in any PMP® certification training institutes in San Francisco is to check their mode of training which should include:

  • Classroom training : where you attend the training in person
  • Online learning: offline leaning through ebooks, shared sessions, etc.
  • Instructor-led or live online training: Training and support provided by the instructor in a virtual classroom.

Here are some things you need to keep in mind before enrolling for PMP® certification training in San Francisco:

  • Know your trainer and try to find out more about his/her knowledge and expertise.
  • Mock test is the best method to understand and assess your readiness for the actual exam. Choose a PMP® certification training institute which has Mock Tests and Simulations.
  • Check and confirm that the course is spread over a period of 45 days with at least 2-3 hours of training each day.
  • Check the portion coverage and the syllabus before you enroll. The PMP® syllabus is quite extensive and is better learnt in an interactive classroom environment.Make sure the institute provides classroom training along with offline support for best results.

Make sure the institute gives you the 35 hours certificate which is required to be eligible for the PMP® exam. Also tell them you would need the training videos, and a hard copy of the training material.

Here are some points to consider while you are selecting your PMP® certified trainer in San Francisco:

  • Do a background check for the trainer to confirm his credentials.
  • Choose a trainer who is available for help and support outside the training hours as per the needs.
  • Go for a trainer who is flexible with the syllabus and pace as per your learning and understanding.
  • Check if the trainer is providing training material and other tools for the training.
  • Get access to the e-learning course so you can refer when you need.
  • Select a trainer who will help you with doubts and clarifications even after the course is over.
  • The safest bet would be to go for a Registered Education Provider (REP)
  • Make sure the entire course or at least the major portion is available online as well.

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 PMP® certification online:

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

PMP® Certification San Francisco Cost

One of the biggest misconceptions among PMP® candidates is with respect to the cost involved. It is widely believed that the cost involved includes only training and exam fee, which is far from true. The actual cost incurred by the candidate varies with the PMP® exam preparation materials, scheduling and rescheduling charges through Prometric and PMI membership cost among others.Only one thing remains constant, the PMP® exam fee. This remains the same across the globe. Charged in US dollars by the Project Management Institute (PMI) this fee is fixed at $405 for PMI members and $555 for non- members. PMI also allows you to retake the exam three more times if you fail to clear the exam in the first attempt. These retakes are priced at $275 each for PMI members and $375 for non-members. Please check below to see a comprehensive list of the costs involved:

Sl. No.
PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)

Costs


1.

Online training cost for PMP® certification in San Francisco

$399 - $499

2.

PMP® classroom training in San Francisco

$699-$999

3.

Membership cost for PMI San Francisco Chapter

$12

4.

PMI Membership fee along with joining fee
$139

5.

PMI Membership renewal fee

$129 per year

6.

PMP® Certification Exam fee for PMI members

$405

7.

PMP® Certification Exam fee for non-members

$555

8.

Rescheduling fee for PMI members

$275

9.

Rescheduling fee for non-members

$375

10.

PMBOK handbook cost for members

Free

11.

PMBOK handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon

12.

Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100

13.

Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100

14.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for PMI members

$60

15.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for non-members

$150

PMP® Exam Fee: Computer-based tests are most widely available and are conducted by PMI Test Centres at the cost of $555. In areas where these centers are not available, candidates have to go in for a paper-based test.The candidate can take up to 3 retakes if they fail to clear the exam in the first attempt. Each re-examination is charged at $375.PMI Membership: PMI Membership comes with a lot of benefits, one of them being the reduced cost of the PMP® examination. PMI members need to pay only $405 against the fee of $555 for non-members. But to become a member, you need to shell out $129 and a joining fee of $10 for the same.
PMI members can also download the PMBOK® handbook free of cost, while non-members need to pay $50 for this book from Amazon.

Training Costs: One prerequisite for the PMP® exam is that the candidate needs to complete at least 35 hours of training. This training can be either classroom training or an instructor-led training, even online training is accepted. The online training cost for San Francisco varies from around $699 and above while there are classroom training sessions from $999 and above.

Additional Study: PMBOK® is not the only reference needed, there are a lot of other study materials and resources which would help you crack the PMP® exam. These resources can cost anything from $40 to $100.

There are some practice sample exams also available, which help you to get a feel of the actual exam pattern. These sample PMP® tests are available from $60 onwards.

Credentials: The PMP® certification is just the beginning of a life long learning and networking with people in similar roles across the industry. The PMP® certificate expires after 3 years, and for renewal, you need to pay $150. This amount is reduced to $60 for PMI members.

Classroom training is available from $999 onwards. Based on the training center chosen, the syllabus and length of the training program the prices may go up. This training will give you the much needed 35 PDUs which is mandatory for attempting the PMP® exam.

Keeping in mind the high stakes involved we need to keep the following points in mind when choosing the PMP® Certification training in San Francisco:

  • First and foremost, confirm that you are eligible to take up the PMP® examination.
  • Check out the different modes of training available – online, instructor-led, offline, etc. And choose the one which you think would be most beneficial for you.
  • Make sure that the aim of the training is to get you to clear the examination in the first attempt itself.
  • Check the suggested PMP® exam schedule and the number of mock tests the training institute allows you.
  • Last but not the least check the training material and confirm the coverage as per the PMP® exam syllabus.

KnowledgeHut is offering 100% Exam Pass Guarantee, based on the confidence we have in our training which is backed by extensive course coverage material, expert trainers, and exam preparation resources.Here we list down some main features of the PMP® Classroom training program by KnowledgeHut:

  • The Exam Success Formula for KnowledgeHut includes 6 full-length mock exams to help you prepare for the actual exam along with practice questions, formulae, template, exam tips, and techniques.
  • We provide you with email support by certified instructors in all aspects of certification, from enrollment to clearing the examination.
  • KnowledgeHut provides an Eligibility Check to understand your eligibility and also provides assistance with PMI® Registration, PMI® Membership, PMI® Application Form Filling, and a review of your PMI® Application.
  • It provides 4-6 hours of exam preparation support, right before the exam for all the last minute doubt clearance and support.
  • KnowledgeHut guarantees 100% refund of your full tuition fees apart from the applicable discounts, if you fail to clear your PMP® Certification within the first 2 attempts, provided all these attempts are made within 90 days of completing the training with them.

PMP® Exam in San Francisco

All the PMI® Certifications exams are moving from Prometric Testing centre to Pearson VUE. This change will be in effect from 1st July 2019 for all the exams conducted worldwide, except in China. Here is why:

  • With Pearson VUE, there are more testing locations available.
  • Pearson VUE offers online proctor exams. Currently, this option is available only for two exams, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® and Certified Associate in Project management.
  • US Service members will be allowed to take the test from their army base.

Candidates, who have their exams scheduled on or before 30th June 2019, will have their exam taken at a Prometric test centre. For candidates who have their exam after 30th June, 2019 will have their centre moved to a Pearson VUE test centre.

Note: Scheduling, rescheduling and cancellation instructions, and policies vary by administration type: Center Based Testing [CBT] vs. Online Proctored Testing.

S.No.

Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone

1

46981

Pearson Professional 
Centers-San Francisco

San Francisco

201 Filbert Street 
Suite 200 SanFrancisco, 
California,United States

94133-3238

 

S.No.

Test Centre ID

Test Centre Name

Test Centre Region

Test Centre Address

Test Centre Phone

1

75364

SanDiego,Futures Foundation

VUE Americas

4283,El CajonBlvd
#220 4283,El Cajon
Blvd,San Diego,CA
92105, USA  

619-269-1684

2

66735

San Diego State University Imperial Valley Campus

VUE Americas

IVC Computer Building 
720 Heber Ave, Calexico, CA 92231, USA

760-768-5667

3

76150

San Joaquin Valley College

VUE Americas

8344 W Mineral King Ave
8344 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA 93291, USA

559-651-2500

4

70016

Santa Clarita Community College District

VUE Americas

26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd, Santa Clarita, CA 91355, U

661-259-7800

5

200049563

Seaport Computer Lab & Conference Center

VUE Americas

459 Seaport Ct 459 Seaport Ct, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA

650-482-3500

6

43026

Shasta College

VUE Americas

11555 Old Oregon Trail #2215 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003, USA

530-242-7751

7

56621

Sicher Global Solutions Inc

VUE Americas

2292 Walsh Ave 2292 Walsh Ave, Santa Clara, CA 95050, USA

408-331-0619

8

69150

Silicon Valley Adult Education

VUE Americas

760 Hillsdale Ave #10 760 Hillsdale Ave, San Jose, CA 95136, USA

408-723-6450

9

69246

Simi Valley Adult School and Career Institute

VUE Americas

1880 Blackstock Ave 1880 Blackstock Ave, Simi Valley, CA 93065, USA

805-579-6200

10

74611

Simplex United Business and Career Center

VUE Americas

1025 Calimesa Blvd STE 4 1025 Calimesa Blvd, Calimesa, CA 92320, USA

909-795-4979

The service contact number for San Francisco region is 866-241-5527 (toll-free) and +1-952-905-7397 (toll).

Here is how you can schedule your PMP® Exam through Pearson VUE in San Francisco:

  1. Log in to your account at www.PMI.org. Find Review Application Status under the myPMI® section and click on ‘Schedule Exam’.
  2. Type PMI® - Project Management Institute in the space provided on the Pearson VUE page.Note: You need to select your testing program before scheduling, rescheduling or cancelling an exam, or you could contact a customer service representative.
  3. You can also click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  4. The test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute) which you’ll be able to find once you click on ‘P’.
  5. 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.
  6. In the next step you’ll have to choose between Center Based Test or Online Proctored Test option.

If you select CBT option:

Continue with the below-mentioned scheduling instructions to take up the PMP® Exam (CBT) in San Francisco Test Center:

  1. Next, you will have to select the booking method option available to you. Select the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and click on Next.
  2. On the next page, you will be asked to review the View Testing Policies. Next, click on Schedule this exam.
  3. The next step allows you to choose the test center, date, and time for your PMP® certification exam. You just need to choose your exam center in San Francisco 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. 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 San Francisco Test Center through Online Proctored Test:

  1. Agree to the online proctoring policies after reading it and then 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. In the next step, you need to choose the date and time which you wish to take your exam. However, you do not have to select a location. 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 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.

A fee of $70 will be charged if you cancel the exam within 30 days of your scheduled appointment. Cancelling your appointment before 48 hours of the exam will get you no refunds.

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® has not given any update regarding the Paper-based Testing (PBT). All the PBT exams scheduled on or after 1st July 2019 will be shifted to the Pearson VUE test center location.

To schedule your PMP® exam with Pearson VUE through telephone, follow the given steps -

  • Step 1: The representative at  Pearson VUE’s Contact Center will ask you about your Testing program, which is PMI® or the Project Management Institute. 
  • Step 2: Next, you will have to tell the name of the examination and your PMI® ID. 
  • Step 3: Next, your name, address, email address, and phone number will be verified.

In order to schedule the Test Accommodations, you must have been first verified. Following are the steps to schedule the PMP® Exam with Test Accommodations with Pearson VUE:

  • Contact the Pearson VUE Contact Center.
  • Give the details including the Testing program, name of the examination and your PMI® ID.
  • Following, you will have to verify your name, email address, phone number, and address.

After the payment of your PMP® certification fee or PMP® application audit has been confirmed, you will receive a mail with the eligibility ID for PMP® Exam. The myPMI® section of the Pearson VUE website also contains the eligibility ID.

Follow the given steps to reschedule or cancel your PMP® Exam with Pearson VUE:

  • Log in to the website www.PMI.org and click on Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam under the Review Application status section.
  • Next, under the upcoming appointment section, select the exam you want to reschedule or cancel.
  • You will see ‘Reschedule Exam’ and ‘Cancel the Exam’. Click on it.

Note - Remember that if you are within 48 hours of your exam and you are canceling your exam, you will have to forfeit the entire exam fee you have paid. 

Following are the materials prohibited in the Test locations - 

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

You should consider the Online Proctor exam only if it is not possible for you to reach the test’s location. Also, you need to make sure that you have the right computer equipment.

There is a very specific testing protocol, environment, and technical requirements. So, before scheduling an appointment, make sure that you have a system ready for the online proctor exam. The entire trial would take about 5 minutes. Here is what you need to do:

  1. Run System test and exam simulation
    • Download the system and run it in the system and location you will be using for the test.
    • You will be able to create the exam simulation in your system. This will help you verify if the online proctored software can be run by your system or not.
    • For this simulation to work, you must have a microphone, a webcam and a working internet connection.
    • You will have to take a one-question exam to check if you have a secure browser connection.

  2. Review policies and procedures
    There are specific guidelines and procedures laid out for the online proctored exam.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    As mentioned before, for the online proctor exam, there are some very specific system requirements.

For such candidates, the exam will be taken at their selected Prometric test centre.

For such candidates,the  exam will be moved to a Pearson VUE test centre.

The last date for PMP® Exam delivery at Prometric centers is 30th June 2019.

Yes, you can apply for and get a refund in case you decide not to take up the PMP® examination, provided you make a request in this regard to PMI at least 30 days prior to the expiration of your exam eligibility. Once the refund is processed your application will be closed and the validity period for your application will become null.

There are 2 Prometric Test Centres in San Francisco:

Prometric Testing

100 California St #105, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

+1 415-362-1311

Prometric Testing

222 Kearny St # 603, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA

+1 415-402-0163

To schedule your PMP® exam in San Francisco, login to www.prometric.com. After logging in, please follow the below steps:Step 1: First you need to select a test sponsor from the directory. In this case, the test sponsor for the PMP® exam is PMI – Project Management Institute. Step 2: Next you will be redirected to the page where you will be allowed to schedule your test by choosing the “SCHEDULE MY TEST” button.
Step 3: In the SCHEDULE MY TEST page you will be asked to choose your country and state. Please make use of the drop-down list to make your selection.

Step 4: Once the country selection and domicile confirmation is done, you will be provided with all the information needed for the PMP® Exam. This information will include your eligibility for the PMP® exam, documents to be carried, and training to attend, time of arrival to the exam center, scheduling and rescheduling the exam center and date and online scheduling guidelines among other things.

Step 5: Next page will ask you to confirm the Privacy Policy of the test sponsor. You are required to accept that after reading it. Only after you accept it, you will be able to proceed further.

Step 6: Next you will be prompted to enter your eligibility ID received from PMI after completing the payment along with the first 4 characters of your last name.

Step 7: After the completing of all the above steps you will be redirected to the page where you can choose the date and time of your choice as per the options available.

Step 8: After the date and time selection is done you can choose the nearest and preferred test center along with some additional information. This completes your exam scheduling process.

Step 9: No additional payment needs to be made at the Prometric center at the time of examination. The only payment needed is $405 to PMI once your application is approved.

Step 10: On the D-day, all you need to do is to reach your chosen Prometric Testing Centre in San Francisco with some valid ID proof. The test consists of 200 questions which needs to be completed within a duration of 4 hours.

Step 11: You need to answer all the questions, and the best part is once you submit the answers, the results will be published instantly.

Yes, you can but only for 3 attempts. So if you fail to clear your exam in the first go, you can retake the exam with the same Eligibility ID 3 more times, provided you pay an additional $275 for each attempt. Unfortunately, if you are unable to make it through even after 3 re-attempts, you will have to go through the entire process again from scratch.

Rescheduling the PMP® exam with Prometric in quite easy. If you wish to reschedule your exam within 30 calendar days of your appointment, you can do it for $70. Please follow the steps below to reschedule your PMP® exam in San Francisco through Prometric.Step 1: The first step is to login to prometric.com.Step 2: After login, you need to select your test sponsor from the directory, in this case, it will PMI – Project Management Institute.
Step 3: After the test sponsor selection, you will be redirected to a page where you can see a button “RESCHEDULE/CANCEL MY TEST.” Click on the button to proceed.

Step 4: In the next page you need to select the country from the drop-down list. Fill out any other details also if asked, this is for verification purpose.

Step 5: Next you will be asked to enter your confirmation/ tracking number along with the first letters for your last name.

Step 6: After that, you will get an option to reschedule or cancel your exam, choose whichever is applicable and click submit. You are done with the rescheduling.

PMI® San Francisco Chapter

PMI treats each Chapter as a local component with the onus on creating a platform for like-minded project management professionals to come together and interact with each other. PMI San Francisco chapter gives professionals an opportunity to grow their network and also provides opportunities to volunteer, network and build their knowledge and skills.

There are a lot of benefits of joining the PMI San Francisco Chapter, to start with you can get free PDUs by becoming a member and / or renewing your membership. You get these PDUs for attending seminars and sessions. You also get a chance to know the latest trends in the field of project management through networking, conferences, and academia. Apart from these you also get the following benefits by becoming a part of the PMI Chapter of San Francisco:Conferences: PMI San Francisco Chapter acts as a common forum where professionals from different domains can come together and discuss issues, problems, solutions, the way forward and ideas related to project management.Networking: It gives you an opportunity to grow your network and at the same time connect with the local “network of expertise.” It enables you to get in touch with your peers, learn from their experiences, share your journey, etc. benefitting all the members in the San Francisco Chapter of PMI. And if you are in luck, you could also land up with a better position.
Member Services: You get access to a lot of events and services which are designed exclusively for PMI San Francisco Chapter members.

Volunteer: Further, you get the opportunity to volunteer at many events organized by PMI San Francisco Chapter.

The PMI local chapter of San Francisco is at:Project Management Institute

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter

PO Box 193544

San Francisco, CA 94119-3544

A very useful and important session was organized last November by the San Francisco Chapter of PMI, namely Data Management Tips and Tricks for Project Managers using excel. Even with all the new and jazzy tools available, Excel continues to be the one that eludes all managers with its vast and humongous capabilities. This session was extremely useful because it focused on areas in excel which can be used to benefit management professionals. Some important takeaways from the session and the topics covered were:

  • Learning to build an AI Tracker for keeping track of the project updates
  • Interfacing HR data with the resource worksheets.
  • Linking MS project and excel
  • What-If Scenarios (Budgets or Human Resource Planning)
  • Data Visualization

The education and certification programs offered by PMI San Francisco Chapter in San Francisco include:

  • 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)®

PMI San Francisco Chapter offers you a large number of opportunities to attend sessions and seminars. The conferences and seminars conducted by PMI San Francisco Chapter include:

  • NextGen Leadership Virtual Meeting
  • Scopemasters Open House
  • Job Search Round Table
  • Dublin Roundtable

PMP® Certification Salary in San Francisco

According to Indeed, the average annual salary of a Project Manager in San Francisco is $112,082, and it is 33% above the national average. Data estimates are based on salary figures submitted anonymously on Indeed by 694 Project Manager Employees, users, and job advertisements in the last 36 months. Note that the typical tenure for a Project Manager is 1-3 years.

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in San Francisco is $112,154, whereas, the average annual salary of a Project Manager in Sacramento is $103,718, which is 23% above the national average. A Project Manager earns approximately 34% more in San Francisco as compared to the national average.

A Project Manager in Irvine makes an average earning of $106,035 per year, whereas, in San Francisco, the annual average income of a Project Manager is $112,082. Conclusively, the Project Manager’s salary in Irvine is 25% above the national average and the salary is 34% above the national average in San Francisco.

According to Payscale, the average hourly income of an IT Project Manager is $70 in San Francisco. The IT Project Manager earns a minimum of $32.25 every hour which can go up to $117 based on the experience and skills of the professional.

As per Payscale’s records, an IT Project Manager earns $101,773 annually in San Francisco. The annual salary ranges from $62,004 - $149,879 and is based on the work experience and skill set of the individual.

According to Payscale, an entry-level IT Project Manager in San Francisco who possesses 0-5 years of experience earns an average annual salary of $79,517. The salary range of the IT Project Manager lies between $56,197 - $101,332 and depends on multiple factors such as relevant experience and skills of the individual.

A mid-level IT Project manager is one who has 5-10 years of work experience in IT. A mid-career IT Project Manager based in San Francisco earns in the range of $67,950 - $161,838 annually. The annual average salary of such a professional amounts to $105,032. Some of the skills which they must possess include evaluating employees, overseeing projects, and problem-solving capabilities.

Experienced IT Project Managers have 10-20 years of work experience and they draw an average annual salary of $122,591 in San Francisco. The salary range varies from $85,474 - $155,633 and specialised skills play a key role in determining the final salary. They must possess certain skills like problem-solving capabilities along with exceptional organisational abilities.

A late-career IT Project Manager who has more than 20 years of experience in IT, should possess multiple skills such as organisational ability, people-centric approach, and the capacity to adapt to the dynamic field of Information Technology. Their average yearly salary in San Francisco is $122,280. The yearly salary ranges between $89,498 - $162,188.

In San Francisco, the average salary of an IT Project Manager having a Bachelor’s Degree ranges between $79,747- $106,315 yearly. The salary varies depending on factors such as the education, training, work experience, and additional skills of the individual.

The yearly income of an IT Project Manager with a Master’s Degree in a relevant field or an MBA is in the range of $114,411 - $143,935 in San Francisco. The required skill set includes the ability to manage the technology project from start to finish while delivering it on time and within the budget.

An IT Project Manager with a PhD or an equivalent degree earns $128,948 yearly on an average in San Francisco. It ideally requires 4 to 7 years of work experience in the relevant field and the ability to manage the project from the beginning to the end. 

As per data from Indeed, a Program Manager in San Francisco earns in the range of $65,902 per annum on an average. This is approximately 14% lesser than the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The most common skills that are required for the role of Program Manager in San Francisco are Project Management, Program Management, Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

A Business Analyst in San Francisco earns an annual salary in the range of $77,500 to $101,000, which is 3% lesser than the national salary of the Project Managers as per the data from Dice.

The top 10 common skills required for the role of a Business Analyst in San Francisco are Program Management, QA, Project Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

As per the data derived from Dice, a Scrum Master in San Francisco can earn in the range of $79,500 and $99,500 annually in San Francisco which is 11% more than the national salary of the Project Managers.

The major skills required 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 San Francisco has an average annual salary in the range of $85,500 to $111,500, which is 18% more than the national average salary of Project Managers in the US.

The most common skills that are necessary for the role of Product Manager in San Francisco include Product Management, Project Management, Agile, Marketing, QA, Roadmaps, Sales, Business Analysis, Product Development, and Scrum.

According to Dice, an IT Manager in San Francisco earns an annual income in the range of $69,500 to $93,000, which is 4% lesser when compared to the national average of the Project Managers.

The major skills that are compulsory for the role of an IT Manager in San Francisco are IT Management, Project Management, Active Directory, Network, Technical support, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Exchange, Hardware, Infrastructure, and Networking.

A Project Coordinator in San Francisco earns an average annual salary between $48,500 to $63,000, which is 33% lesser than the national average salary of the Project Managers.

The skills that are necessary for the role of Project Coordinator in San Francisco are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

According to Dice, the average income per annum of a PMO in San Francisco varies from $103,500 to $125,500. Typically, a PMO should have at least 5 years of experience in the relevant field. 

The key skills required for the role of PMO in San Francisco are Project Management, PMO, Program Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, QA, Change Management, Business Analysis, Finance, and PMP.

 

Company

Annual Salary

Kenshoo

$100k-$159k

Extole

$68k-$104k

Earthjustice

$90K-$117K

Pivotal Software

$105K-$154K

California Casualty

$133K-$192K

Life 360

$127K-$182K

Autodesk

$123K-$171K

Sephora

$76k-$103k

Cupertino Electric Inc.

$123K-$168K

BPM

$75K-$111K

As per the Payscale data, a Project Manager - Construction earns an average hourly pay of $49.43 in San Francisco. The hourly rate of the Project Manager - Construction can range between $22.47 to $80.27.

As per Payscale, a Project Manager - Construction earns $100,340 annually on an average in San Francisco. The yearly salary ranges from $69,224 - $147,739 and depends on multiple skills and overall work experience of the individual. 

An entry-level Project Manager - Construction typically has an experience of 0-5 years in the relevant field. The average annual salary of an entry-level Project Manager - Construction is $84,260 and the salary ranges between $53,829 to $110,150 per annum in San Francisco.

A mid-career Project Manager - Construction is someone who has an experience of 5-10 years in the field of Construction. The average yearly wage of a mid-career Project Manager - Construction is $97,643 and it ranges from $77,032 - $127,930 in San Francisco.

An experienced Project Manager - Construction is someone who has 10-20 years of experience in the Construction sector. The average pay per annum of an experienced Project Manager in San Francisco is $120,659 and varies between $75,012 - $153,906 depending on the individual’s skill sets and relevant experience.

A late-career Project Manager - Construction is someone who has more than 20 years of work experience in the field of Construction. The average annual salary of a late-career Project Manager - Construction is $128,192 and the yearly salary ranges between $73,469 to $187,200 in San Francisco.

According to Salary.com, the average annual salary of a Project Manager - Construction having a Bachelor’s Degree in San Francisco varies between $111,346 to $143,961. A Project Manager should be able to manage and execute all phases of a construction project as seamlessly as possible.

A Project Manager - Construction with a Master’s Degree in a relevant field or an MBA has an average annual salary of $127,750 in San Francisco. The salary range depends on multiple factors such as the level of education, additional skill sets, and the total work experience of the individual

The average yearly salary of a Project Manager - Construction having a PhD or an equivalent degree in the relevant profile ranges from  $111,346 to $143,961 in San Francisco. The total compensation depends on various factors such as the education, certification & training, and years of experience of the individual.

The annual salary of a Director of Information Security in San Francisco is in the range of $123,000 and $152,500. It is 49% lesser when compared to the national average. 

The skills that are compulsory for the role a Director of Information Security in San Francisco are Information Security, Security, Project Management, Senior Management, CISSP, Risk Management, Network Security, Network, Cybersecurity, and Incident Management.

A Project Engineer in San Francisco earns an average annual salary in the range of $67,000 to $87,500. This data has been derived from more than 2.2 million profiles and 600,000 salary data points from Dice.com.

The major skills that are necessary to be eligible for the role of Project Engineer in San Francisco are Project Engineering, Project Management, QA, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Operations, Drawing, and Networking.

 

Company

Annual Salary

McCarthy Building Co.

$99K-$136K

Katerra

$108k-$177k

Webcor Builders

$94k-$130k

Clark Constructions Group

$83k-$117k

Agoda

$64k-$92k

Maximus Real Estate Partners

$75k-$100k

Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP

$71K-$100K

Shimmick Construction Co., Inc.

$100k-$139k

Charles Pankow Builders

$100k-$140k

Skyline Construction

$150k-$180k

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Irvine, CA is $106,168, which is 26% above the national average, whereas, the average annual salary of a Project Manager in San Francisco is $112,154, which is 33% above the national average.

The per annum salary of a Project Manager in San Diego is $94,473 and the average annual salary in San Francisco is $112,154, which is approximately 18% more than that of one in San Diego. The annual salaries of a Project Manager in San Diego and San Francisco are both 12% higher than the national average.

A Project Manager earns $112,336 in San Jose, CA on an annual basis, whereas, the yearly salary for the same is $113,191 annually in San Francisco. The annual salary of a Project Manager is 33% more than the national average in San Francisco and 32% more than the national average in San Jose, CA as per data from Indeed. 

Salary hike and promotion are inevitable after you clear your PMP® certification. A survey conducted recently found out that of 250 people at least 150 people with PMP® Certification in San Francisco got an immediate salary hike of 23% to 35%.

It is not mandatory, but you definitely get the upper hand. A recent survey concluded that 120 of the 250 people who volunteered got an immediate promotion right after completing the PMP® Certification. Knowledge is power, and the certification gives you this power to shine and do well in your role as a Project Manager.

The PMP® certification adds to your resume and gives you a boost during your interviews. Many multinational companies prefer to recruit PMP® Certified professionals for management roles in their respective organizations, as they are proven to create greater organizational success.Companies are known to shortlist prospective candidate resumes based on keywords and skills like PMP®, Program Management, Agile, LEAN, PMO, Operations, Scrum and CI/CD among others.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

The PMP® certification holds good for 3 years. Once that period is over you can also renew the PMP® certification by earnings PDUs to fulfill the Continue Certification Requirements (CCR).

In order to renew your PMP® certification, you need to be actively participating in sessions for 3 years. These sessions will give you PDUs, and you need to earn at least 60 PDUs to be eligible for the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

The following steps are included in the process of your participation in the CCR Program:

Step 1

Earn a PMI certificationYour CCR cycle gets started the same day that you earn your PMP® Certification

Step 2

Participate in professional development activities

PDUs are Professional Development Units which can be earned by participating in sessions, seminars and other events organized by PMI San Francisco Chapter.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs

After attending the events, you have to submit from PDU claims through the CCR System (CCRS). These  keep on accumulating as you attend more sessions.

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements

You need to earn a minimum of 60 PDUs in 3 years to be eligible for the CCR program.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay renewal fee

If you are eligible for PMP® renewal, you will receive information from the PMI for starting the renewal process by paying the required amount.

Step 6

CCR Renewal Complete

Once the payment is made, the CCR Renewal is complete.

There are mainly 2 categories under which you can earn the required PDUs to renew your PMP® certification.  The categories are mostly centered around professional development and giving back to the profession through different forms, these categories are:

  • Education
  • Giving back to the Profession.

You can earn around 35 PDUs for renewing your PMP® by participating in activities included in the area of Education.

The PDU calculations are pretty simple. You can earn 1 PDU by spending 1 hour in an activity recognized by PMI that enhances your professional knowledge.There are 5 types of activities which you can get involved with to earn the required number of PDUs. These activities are:

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

PMI believes that there are three main skills needed for any Project Management professional which are technical domain knowledge, leadership and business intelligence. The PMI Talent TriangleTM is a combination of these three attributes:Technical Project Management: This includes knowledge and expertise in the domain and technology.Leadership: In order to lead a team the Manager must have good leadership skills and have knowledge which will help in improving the project and steering it in the right direction.
Strategic and Business Management: Understanding the strategies and methodologies which are needed for successful and smooth project implementation and delivery.

There are different types of educational programs that are being undertaken by PMI San Francisco Chapter; here we look at the details of these:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events

Pros:

  • PMI San Francisco chapter conducts several events like seminars, roundtables, technical sessions, etc. throughout the year.

  • These events usually last for 1-3 days

  • You get to hear about the personal experiences and project management expertise of other project management professionals.

Cons:

  • Most of these events are chargeable.

  • You will need to take leave to attend these events.

Elearning On-demand Courses

Pros:

  • Some e-learning opportunities are available with PMI San Francisco Chapter so that you can learn at your time and speed.

Cons:

  • These courses are also charged.

Education Courses

Pros:

  • There are a number of advanced academic courses available through PMI San Francisco which are recognized by the Global Accreditation Center (GAC) of PMI.

Cons:

  • These programs are for advanced learners and not everyone will be able to benefit.

Training Courses

Pros:

  • Several training programs are organized related to the latest trends in Project Management taken by Registered Education Providers (REP) and third-party institutions.

Cons:

  • The REPs and third-party institutions have their own training calendar and most of the times they are rigid with their dates.
    Budget and convenience is another major bottleneck.

Yes, you can enroll for a 60 PDU bundle training program by an established Registered Education Provider. However, before deciding to join such a program, make sure that the courses provided in the program offer the minimum number of PDUs required as per the PMI Talent Triangle skill areas:

Education PDUs - Minimum Talent Triangle Requirements

Certification

Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI Talent Triangle

Total Minimum Required

PMP®

8

8

8

11

35

The table here mentions the name of  4 courses and PDUs offered by each course. Out of these courses, you can choose to join the courses that offer you the total required number of PDUs:

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

PMI requires you to earn the minimum PDUs needed for renewal using the skills listed out as part of the categories in the PMI Talent Triangle – Technical, Leadership and Strategic Business Management. Apart from these, the professionals are encouraged to attend educational seminars and sessions to earn PDUs above this limit. There is no upper limit to education and the number of PDUs earned in this category.

There are 3 main components in the PMI Talent Triangle namely, Technical, Leadership and Business & Strategy Management. The list of activities included under each head are:

Technical

Leadership

Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realisation

Estimation

Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Governance

Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling

Brainstorming

Business acumen

Earned value management

Influencing

Competitive analysis

Performance Management

Listening

Market awareness

Risk Management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

Yes, you can participate in the below activities to earn your much needed PDUs:

Activities

Ways to earn your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  • Attending a session related to the talent triangle and networking with people in that session could easily help you get 1-2 PDUs.

  • You can also choose to attend the keynote session of a PMI seminar or session in addition to the educational session.   

Reading

  • Reading some self-learning and improvement material if recognized by PMI can help you earn some PDUs to fulfill your CCR program.

Cons:

  • There is a cap on the number of points you can accumulate in this manner.
Informal Learning
  • Some informal sessions can also help you get the PDUs.

  • Attending meetings, discussions, networking sessions, roundtable conferences are an important part of earning the PDUs.

Based on your role and expertise, there are different ways in which you can earn the PDUs in the giving back or adding value to the profession category. These are:

Roles

Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs

Practitioner

You can work as a Practitioner, working closely and actively with other people and help them out of their professional challenges using your knowledge and skills.

Create Content

If you are a good writer or are good with presentations, you can take up tasks related to documentation, presentation preparation, blogging, authoring a webinar, etc.

Presentation

Presenting white papers about your journey, challenges, innovative solutions, etc. can help you get the PDUs.

Volunteer

Volunteering for social causes taken up by PMI or PMI San Francisco Chapter can also make you eligible for PDUs.

Webinars
You can earn 1-2 PDUs by attending the webinars which are conducted on a regular basis. Plan to attend them as per your convenience.

Giving back or adding value to your profession can help you to earn a maximum of 25 PDUs in San Francisco.

Categories

PDUs

Work as Project management practitioner

8 maximum

Others

17 maximum

Meet your instructors

Bhupinder

Bhupinder Singh

project management

Mr. Bhupinder Singh, is an accomplished, recognized expert, and individual in Six Sigma Implementation projects with more than a decade and a half long career & experience at major multinationals in Quality and operations function.

He is a Practising leader in Six Sigma subject matter and is passionate about developing core competencies of people interested in Six Sigma subject. He has successfully implemented Six Sigma and Lean in various organizations and Processes in India, Malaysia, United States and Other Countries.
He is also a Lean Expert, ISO 9000 Auditor, Balanced Scorecard Implementation Expert, PMP,CBAP,ECBA,CCBA, ITIL & Six Sigma Deployment Leader with rich Operations and Process excellence related experience in Services & IT domains.

His experience lies in various domains like ITES, ITSM, Software Organizations & financial companies. As a Master Black Belt and Deployment Leader, he has trained professionals within the organization and has guided high value lean, Black Belt and Green Belt projects and has worked on and mentored high worth (some projects over $3million benefit) improvement projects.

With deep implementation expertise in Balanced Score Card, BPM, Process Reengineering, CMM & Simulation, he has led BPM (Business Process Management) initiative in various organizations.
His projects on Process Reengineering and simulations have been presented at national and international levels.

He also has the credit of training and mentoring middle and senior management personnel in Lean, Balanced Score Card, CMM, Blue Ocean Vs Red Ocean Strategy and Statistical Process Control in addition to Six Sigma.

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Chandra

Chandra M R

PRINCE 2, ITIL,DEVOPS,PMP

A professional having extensive experience in IT Governance, IT Service Management, Information Security, Consulting, Project Management, Customer engagement, Prospect conversion, Training, Audit and leading people & project teams. Poses’ excellent skills in defining and implementing effective policies and procedures & have excellent leadership, presentations and communication skills. Have handled the responsibilities in the areas mentioned below, for the projects across the globe, in IT & Telecom Industry.

 Define IT Strategy, aligning to business strategy to meet business objectives
 Define, Deploy and Monitor IT Services and IT Processes
 To set and provide the direction to the IT Organization to achieve business goals & Objectives
 Provide Consultancy Services & Project Management Services for ITSM, ITES & Telecom Projects.
 Ensure the business retention and growth through effective business relationship management.
 Achieving Service Delivery Objectives through Adherence to Quality & SLA needs, Improvement initiatives, Non-linearity derive etc.,
 Conduct Training on IT Service Management & Project Management based on ITIL & PMP, and on Organization Processes etc.,

Certification & Training:

IT Service Management:

 ITIL Expert 
 TIPA (Tudor IT Process Assessment) Lead Assessor 
 COBIT 5
 ISO 20000 (Trained)

Project Management:

 Project Management Professional (PMP)
 PRINCE2

Quality Management:  ISO 9001 (Trained)

Information Security:  ISO 27001 (Trained) 

Org Practices:

 DevOps
 HORENSO

A firm believer of that, “Business success can be seen only if customer see value in the services”, “Proactive Service Management is the secret of achieving service excellence”

Won 2nd Prize in the nation level debate competition on "Product, Program & Portfolio Management"​

 
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Antony

Antony Joseph

Consultant | Auditor | Trainer ISO 9001, 14001, 5S, Lean Six Sigma, PMP

A certified project management (PMP) and quality management (ISO 9001, ISO 13485, IATF 16949, LSBB, ZED) professional with rich experience in managing portfolios, handling projects. training, implementing, monitoring and improving processes that benefits the organization and also complies towards customers and management system standards requirements.

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Sankar

Sankar Govindaraja

PMI-RMP,PMP,Change Management

I introduce myself as a Management Consultant & Corporate Trainer. I have a Post-Graduate Degree in Engineering (M.Tech) from IIT, Kharagpur with an MBA with Distinction from Strathclyde University, UK. I have more than 25 years of experience in India, Canada & the Gulf countries in the senior executive management positions in Strategic Planning, Corporate Development, Project Management and International Marketing. I have also obtained Project Management Professional (PMP) and Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) accreditations from Project Management Institute (PMI), USA. 

As a Senior Project Management Executive, I have executed a number of projects across various sectors and also trained, supervised and managed Project Management Teams. I was involved in business developmental activities as well. 

I had also served as Local Counselor for Management Subjects as part of MBA Program in Oman & Bahrain offered by Strathclyde University from UK. I conducted PMI’s PMP Accreditation Preparation courses in association with one of the leading Training Institutes in Bahrain. 

I am a well-known orator and public speaker in the Gulf Region. I am one of the Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) that is the highest award one can get from Toastmasters International, USA. 

I attended 12th and 13th Project Management Institute – Arabian Gulf Chapter (PMI-AGC)’s International Project Management Conferences in 2009 & 2011 respectively. 

In Dec 2012, I had performed as the Chairman of a Technical Session in the AgriCon 2012 – Conference on Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Farming Dynamics organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Chennai, India.

For more details about the consultancy activities, please visit the web site: www.prosightmc.com. My Indian associates are Sathya Associates and KRISHMAA – a Community Cluster Development Organization.

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Pramod

Pramod R N

PMP

Compelling background of Architecting Digital Solutions with a touch of Program, Project and People Management. A demonstrated extensive history of working in IT Services industry and PES.

Boundless exposure to various domains and technologies ranging from embedded systems to Web technologies in In-flight Entertainment, Media Asset Mgmt, Media Storage systems to Broadcast Industry in M&E domain.

Adept in Digital Enterprise solutions, Digital Media and Asset management solutions, OTT Applications, Mobility Applications (Hybrid, Native iOS/Android and Cross platform), Web Applications , Embedded Software and systems, Device Drivers, VxWorks, C++, and Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS).

Backed by a Masters degree in Computer and Information Science - Cryptography and Biometric Securities as mainstream.

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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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  • 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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