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

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

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

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Globally Recognized Credential

PMP® Certification


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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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

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

1. Terminologies and concepts

Understand and apply project management terminologies and concepts 

2. Project Management best practice

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

3. Problem solving

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

4. Clear communication

Ensure open communication between stakeholders and team members

5. Maintain budget, schedules

Ensure that the project stays within scheduled costs and timeframes 

6. Become a good leader

Lead and motivate the team to perform better

7. Full prep for exam

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

8. Master PMBOK®

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You will get more details here:

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PMP® Certification Salary in Washington

A Project Manager in Washington can earn from as low as $70,000 to as high as $148,000 annually. The average salary is $104,361 per year. This is 16% higher than the national average. The salaries analyzed were submitted by Project Managers anonymously to Glassdoor.

According to  Glassdoor, the average salary for the role of a Project Manager in Philadelphia is $89,229. This is 1% below the national average. The average annual salary for the same position in Washington is $104,361, which is 16% above the national average.

A Project Manager in Phoenix currently receives a lower salary compared to his/her counterpart in Washington. According to Glassdoor, the average annual salary in Phoenix is $85,330, which is 6% below the national average. The annual salary for the same position is $104,361 in Washington, which is 16% above the national average.

According to Payscale, the average pay per hour for an IT Project Manager in Washington is $56.46. The annual pay ranges from $27.15 per hour to $77.28 per hour.

The pay scale for an IT Project Manager in Washington ranges from $69,000 to $143,000 annually. According to Payscale, the average salary of an IT Project Manager is $101,434 per annum. 

An entry-level IT Project Manager with 0-5 years of experience can expect an annual salary in the range of $50,000 to $ 110,000 in Washington. The average salary is $79,693.

A mid-career IT Project Manager with 5-10 years of work experience makes $98,001 per annum in Washington. The salary ranges from $73,000 - $128,000.

An experienced IT Project Manager with 10-20 years of experience can expect an annual salary which can range from $87,000 to $148,000. The average salary for an IT Project Manager is $115,072 per year.

A late-career IT Project Manager professional with more than 20 years of work experience earns an average annual salary of $129,843. The salary ranges from $99,000 to $178,000 per year.

The salary a Bachelor’s degree holder can expect as an IT Project Manager ranges from $82,229 to $88,763 in Washington. The same degree holder with 3-4 years of experience can earn a salary in the range of $86,313 to $92,795.

An IT Project Manager with a Master’s Degree or an MBA can earn a lucrative annual salary that ranges from $83,209 to $89,579 in Washington. Relevant skills and work experience of the individual are key metrics for determining the final figure.

An IT Project Manager with a PhD or an equivalent degree can earn in the range of $84, 026 to $90,396 in Washington. Relevant skills and work experience of the individual are key metrics for determining the final figure.

The statement is true, as the annual salary of a Program Manager in Washington is 36% higher than the national average and is reported at an average of $104,951 per year. The same was reported by Indeed from the salaries submitted by 435 employees.

A few of the essential skills required for a Program Manager in Washington are Project Management, Program Management, Agile, QA, Microsoft Project, Change Management, Finance, PMO, Operations, and SDLC.

A Business Analyst (which can be categorized from Business Data Analyst I to Business Analyst III) earns an annual salary in the range of $63,335 to $101,696 per year in Washington.

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

Depending on different factors like education, certifications, years of experience, and additional skills, the salary of a Scrum Master in Washington may vary from $85,746 to $115,642.

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

The reported figure of 808 salaries in Glassdoor indicate that the annual salary of a Product Manager ranges from $91,000 to $164,000. The average salary of a Product Manager in Washington is $126,863.

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

You can expect an average salary of $132,819 per annum working as an IT Manager in Washington. The salary ranges from $97,000 to $171,000. The average base salary in Washington is 11% higher than the national average.

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

The average annual salary of a Project Coordinator in Washington is 22% above the national average and is estimated to be in the range of $22,000 to $110,000. The average salary as reported by Indeed is $58,168.

The skills required to be eligible for the role of a Project Coordinator in Washington are are Project Coordination, Project Management, QA, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Customer service, Presentations, Sales, Scheduling, and Finance.

A PMO in Washington earns an annual salary in the range of $125,670 to $153,660. The average annual salary is $139,310. This is the base salary figure and one may get additional remuneration in the form of a bonus, healthcare benefits, and retirement benefits.

The common skills required of a prospective PMO candidate are Project Management, PMO, Program Management, Agile, Microsoft Project, QA, Change Management, Business Analysis, Finance, and PMP.



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As a Project Manager – Construction in Washington, one can earn from $17.57 to $43.92 per hour. The average per hour rate is $31.26.

The annual package offered to a Project Manager - Construction in Washington ranges from as low as $86,000 to as high as $162,000 annually. The average salary is $115,124, which is 2% higher than the national average salary.

An entry-level Project Manager - Construction with a work experience of 0-5 years gets an average annual salary of $86,598. The highest salary offered may go up to $133,000.

A mid-career Project Manager - Construction is someone who has 5-10 years of experience in the field. With an average package of $83,776 per year, a mid-career Project Manager - Construction can expect an annual package ranging from $57,000 to $106,000. In addition, there are benefits in the form of bonus and profit sharing.

An experienced Project Manager - Construction is someone who has worked in the field of construction for 10-20 years. The average salary offered to an experienced Project Manager - Construction is $93,698 in Washington. The annual salary ranges from $73,846 to $131,549.

An individual having a work experience of more than 20 years is considered to be a late-career Project Manager. A late-career Program Manager - Construction can earn from $71,576 to $149,558 in Washington. The average salary is $102,012.

A Project Manager-Construction with a Bachelor’s Degree can earn between $105,210 to $113,202 in Washington. The bachelor’s degree must be in a relevant domain to qualify for the role.

A Master’s Degree or an MBA holder can earn from $106,291 to $114,270 as a Project Manager –Construction in Washington. The final figure is decided on the basis of the relevant qualification, skills, and experience of the individual.

The annual package of a Project Manager - Construction having a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in a related domain is expected to vary in the range of $107,372 - $115,338 in Washington. This can further increase up to $118,115 if the candidate has 15-19 years of work experience.

A Director of Information Security earns in the range of $102,000 to $232,000 annually in Washington. The average annual salary of the Director of Information Security is $163,687.

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

Based on the salaries of 615 Project Engineers employed in various organizations, Glassdoor has reported that the average annual salary for the position is $87,251 in Washington. This is 4% above the national average and can go as high as $109,000.

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



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Clark Construction Group

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$105000- to- $144000

Rosendin Electric

$87000-to- $121000


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The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Philadelphia is $89,229, which is merely 1% above the national average. The average annual salary at Washington is $104,361, which is 16% above the national average.

The annual salary of a Project Manager in Las Vegas is $87,947, which is 3% higher than the national average. The annual package offered to a Project Manager in Washington is $104,361, which is 16% above the national average.

The average annual salary of a Project Manager in Dallas is $88,821, which is 2% below the national average, whereas, the salary for the same position in Washington is $104,361, which is 16% above the national average. 

According to a survey conducted in Washington which included 260 self-reported certified and 260 non-certified PMP® managers, 140 out of 260 PMP® certified professionals got a salary hike from 24% to 36% whereas; only 80 out of 260 non-certified managers received a salary hike.

Based on a survey conducted in Washington which included 260 self-reported certified and 260 non-certified PMP® managers, it is found that 140 out of 260 PMP® certified professionals got promoted soon after they completed their PMP® certification.

Top companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, AT&T, Amazon, etc. usually prefer hiring PMP® certified Project Managers over their non-certified peers in Washington. Apart from PMP® certification, companies prefer professionals who have other essential skills like Program management, Microsoft office, Finance, PMO, Operations and Change management, etc.

PMP® Certification Washington

Yes. The PMP® certification in Washington is the same as anywhere across the world. From the eligibility requirements to the certification process, everything remains the same.

The PMP® certification is one of the most coveted certifications in the world, as it not only enhances your skills and expertise but also aids in your career growth. Let us have a look at a few important benefits of getting the PMP® certification:Gives a boost to your career- Once you become a PMP® certified professional, you will have advanced skills and expertise. Your career will get an extra boost as reputed companies will approach you for the top designations in their organizations. 

  • Gives a boost to your career- Once you become a PMP® certified professional, you will have advanced skills and expertise. Your career will get an extra boost as reputed companies will approach you for the top designations in their organizations.
  • Makes you versatile - The rigorous training involved in getting a PMP® certification enhances your versatility to take up a diverse range of projects across industries.

  • Adds credibility to your skill set- The certification displays your knowledge, experience, and level of dedication to the field of project management. This uplifts the value of your profile among hiring managers and companies.

  • Gets you commendable pay packages- After completing the PMP® certification, you are more likely to be offered lucrative packages in top roles.

  • Globally acknowledged- With PMP® certification, you will get the freedom to work anywhere in the world as it is globally recognized. It is much sought after certification worldwide as the demonstration of your prowess in the field.

  • Paves way for better job opportunities- The best jobs are always saved for those who have adequate amount of experience, and knowledge, all of which can be achieved during the PMP® certification training.

  • Increases visibility to recruiters- According to studies, companies prefer hiring managers who are PMP® certified rather than non-certified professionals.

  • Growth in networking opportunities- PMP® certification allows to you connect and network with other managers, locally and internationally. Being a global yet close-knit community, PMP® certified professionals can interact with other professionals and share their experiences and ideas through various forums.

  • Job security even during economic slowdowns- Industry experts around the world believe that the PMP® certification makes professionals, having core competencies, valuables even during economic slowdowns.  

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

  • Classroom training
  • Online learning
  • Live training or Instructor-led

Moreover, do proper research before joining a PMP® certification training institute in Washington. You can follow the steps below:

  • Check the  credentials of  the PMP® trainer
  • Check whether these institutes provide you with two to three simulation mock tests to check your eligibility and readiness for the exam.
  • To clear the exam, you need at least 45 days of preparation with two to three hours of study per day. The institute should provide you with study support during this period. 
  • The PMP® syllabus is quite vast and requires proper training and attention.  Check if the institute provides good classroom training as it is more interesting and result-oriented. 
  • Make sure that, on completion of the training, they provide you with the hard copy of study material, and 35 hours certificate. Also, do check the training venue. 

Here is a rundown of the things you need to keep in mind while searching for a PMP® trainer in Washington:

  • Look for the qualifications of the trainer.
  • Check if experts will be available for offline interactions and assistance.
  • Do they provide an option for flexible study hours?
  • Are they providing you with all the required study materials?
  • Is there any e-learning access to the course?
  • Make sure they provide you with not only in-course but also post-course assistance. 
  • Is your trainer a Registered Education Provider (REP)?
  • Do you have access to the course online?

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

Follow the steps below to apply PMP® certification online:

  1. Log on to 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 Cost Washington

Often, the aspirants do not have complete information regarding the PMP® certification cost.They usually think it only comprises of the training and exam fee, but there are other costs involved too.The other expenses include the cost of exam preparation, the PMI membership cost and exam scheduling and rescheduling cost through Prometric Testing. However, the PMP® exam fee is the same around the globe and is accepted in US dollars only by the PMI (Project Management Institute).In case, you do not clear the PMP® exam in the first attempt; you can take up to three retests by paying an additional amount for each test. The following list provides information on various cost factors involved in the process of obtaining PMP® certification:

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PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)



Online training cost for PMP® certification in Washington

$499 to $699


PMP® classroom training in Washington

$699 to $999


Membership cost for PMI Washington Chapter



PMI Membership fee along with joining fee



PMI Membership renewal fee

$129 per year


PMP® Certification Exam fee for PMI members



PMP® Certification Exam fee for non-members



Rescheduling fee for PMI members



Rescheduling fee for non-members



PMBOK® handbook cost for members



PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon


Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100


Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100


Renewal cost of PMP® certification for PMI members



Renewal cost of PMP® certification for non-members


PMP® Exam Fee: The PMP® test is either computer-based or paper-based.  The fee is $555 that is the same for both test modes. On the unavailability of PMI test centers; they conduct a paper-based exam. For taking a retest, you will have to pay $375 per re-exam.PMI Membership: If you register yourself as a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), you can save on the cost of your exam fee. You will pay only $405 instead of $555.Also, you will be required to pay only $275 for each retest. The membership will cost you $129 and a joining fee $10.Once you are a member of PMI, you can download the PMBOK® handbook free of cost, but a non-member will have to pay $50 to order it from Amazon.

Training costs: PMP® exam requires at least 35 hours of training, and you can do this by either taking classroom training or instructor-led setting. There is also an option to choose an online course. Online training cost in Washington can vary from $499 to $699 whereas; the cost of classroom training will be approximately between $699 and $999.

Additional Study: Besides PMBOK®, you will also require other additional study guides to help you focus on the important points of the PMP® exam, which will cost somewhere between $40 to $100. The practice tests will help in giving you a better understanding of the test format which you can get at $60 to $100.

Credentials: After getting the PMP® certification, you will have to renew your credentials every three years, and the renewal fee will cost around $150. But if you are a PMI member, you can get it renewed by paying $60 only.

You need to spend somewhere around $699 to $999 to get PMP® Classroom training in Washington. You can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs by attending the Classroom training in Washington.

You should keep the following factors in mind before enrolling yourself for the PMP® certification training in Washington:

  • Check the eligibility criteria for the exam.
  • Before you choose a mode of training, make a list of the pros and cons of all modes of training.
  • Understand the study approach of the institute. See if it will help you clear the exam at the first go.
  • Go through the schedule of the PMP® exam preparation.
  • Lastly, check the study material that has been recommended for the exam.

With its wide-ranging courseware, exam preparation tools, and expert training, KnowledgeHut confidently offers you a 100% PMP® Certification Exam Pass Guarantee.

Following are the features of KnowledgeHut PMP® certification classroom training that will assure you of getting PMP® certified:

  • KnowledgeHut has devised a unique Exam Success Formula to provide the maximum benefit to its students. This success kit consists of six full-length mock exams, practice questionnaire, math formulas, PMP® templates and tips and techniques to pass the exam. 
  • Their certified instructors will make sure to assist you throughout the certification process, from enrolling for the exam to post-course doubts.
  • With the help of KnowledgeHut’s unique Eligibility Check, you can know your certification eligibility. You can also seek their expert assistance in various aspects of certification such as PMI® Registration, PMI® Application Form Filling, PMI® Membership, and review of your PMI® Application.
  • Lastly, you have a facility to get a 4-6 hours interactive online session before the exam to clear all your doubts from experts.
  • If you do not clear the exam in two attempts, KnowledgeHut makes sure that you get a refund of your tuition fee except for the discounts that you availed at the time of admission. The only condition is that all the attempts should occur within 90 calendar days after completing the classroom training.

PMP® Certification Eligibility Washington

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

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

The PMP® certification training is accessible in three different ways, the classroom training, instructor-led training, and the self-learning method. These modes have 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?

PMI Washington Chapter

PMI identifies their chapters as its local components that provide a platform for the PMP® managers to meet, interact and learn from each other. It gives you the opportunity to volunteer, socialize, and increase your knowledge through their events.

Did you know that your PMI membership can also get you free PDUs?  You can get these PDUs free by attending seminars, and through other resources offered by the PMI. Keep yourself updated with the new happenings in the field of project management through its certification, conferences, networking, member services, newsletter, mentoring, career development services and more. Apart from this, you get the following benefits: 

  • Conferences: The PMI Washington provides a platform to the project management professionals to discuss and analyze their challenges, solutions, applications, thoughts, and ideas that would help manage their projects.
  • Networking: Not only does it provide you with an option to interact with the local experts but also a chance to meet your peers and share your knowledge and experience with them. After becoming PMI certified, you can explore relevant job opportunities by building a network and connections.
  • Member services: You can attend events organized exclusively for PMI Washington Chapter members.

  • Volunteer: Apart from all this, you can volunteer at different events organized by the PMI Washington Chapter.

You can locate and contact the PMI Washington Chapter at:Address: 2800 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA

Phone: +1 703-683-4804

This event took place on May 17th, 2018 in Evoke Research and Consulting, Arlington. This interactive session would have helped you in enhancing your career with a professional edge as you would have learned how to leverage your personal team leadership superpowers.The session would have benefitted you in:

  • Integrating the facets of the Diamond Leadership model
  • Enhancing skills mapped by the PMI’s Talent Triangle
  • Channeling your innate leadership capabilities
  • Discovering how to be the best version of yourself
  • Earning 1 PDU for certified PMP®s

The education and certification programs offered by the PMI Washington Chapter are:

  • Agile meetup
  • FAA Luncheon series
  • Educational seminars
  • Military outreach events
  • Fall Project management Symposium

PMI Washington Chapter offers you with extra networking opportunities. The conferences and seminars conducted by the PMI Washington Chapter are:

  • Assessing Your Project Riskiness
  • Kanban Essentials: Improving How We Work
  • Maximizing the Value of Your PMI Membership

PMP® Exam in Washington

S.No.Test Centre IDTest Centre Name
Test Centre Region
Test Centre Address
Test Centre Phone
Pearson Professional Centers-Washington DC
901 New York Avenue NW Suite 320 Washington, District Of Columbia 20001 United States
Pearson Professional Centers-Washington DC (East)
601 New Jersey Ave NW Suite 340 Washington, District Of Columbia 20001 United States
Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School
2315 18th Place NE Washington, District Of Columbia 20018 United States

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

Follow the below-mentioned steps to schedule the PMP® Exam through Pearson VUE in Washington:

  1. Open the website and log into your account. Select the “Schedule Exam” option that you can find under the Review Application Status in the myPMI® section.
  2. Type PMI® - Project Management Institute in the space provided in 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. Or else, you can click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  4. As you know that the test sponsor name for PMP® is PMI® (Project Management Institute), 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 Washington Test Center:

  1. Click on ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option. Click  Next.
  2. Read 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 Washington and then choose a suitable date and time.
  4. After selecting, review the appointment and click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. 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 Washington Test Center through Online Proctored Test:

  1. Read the online proctoring policies and click ‘Next’.
  2. Click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’.
  3. choose the date and time which you wish to take your exam.
  4. 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’.

If you cancel the exam within 30 days of the scheduled date, there will be a $70 charge. However, if you are cancelling the exam 48 before the appointed date, there will be no refunds.

The Project Management Institute (PMI)® is yet to come up with any update regarding the Paper-based Testing (PBT). All the candidates who had their PBT exam scheduled on or after 1st July 2019 will have their exam moved to a Pearson VUE test center location.

Here is how you can schedule the PMP® Exam via Telephone with Pearson VUE:

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

This is what you need to do to schedule the PMP® exam with test accommodations with Pearson VUE:

  • Find the number of the Pearson VUE Contact center for your region.You can easily get that from the official website of Pearson VUE.
  • The representative will ask you about your testing program, the name of your exam and your PMI® ID.
  • Lastly, there will be the verification of your name, phone number, email address and address.

You will get your eligibility ID in an email once you have successfully paid the PMP® certification fee or completed the PMP® application audit. The ID will also available in the myPMI® section of the Pearson VUE website.

To reschedule or cancel a PMP® Exam with Pearson VUE, this is what you need to do:

  • Visit the website and log into your account.
  • Under the Review Application Status section, you will find the Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam option. Click it.
  • After that, select exam you want to reschedule or cancel and you will find an option to do the same.

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. 

The following things are prohibited in the Testing location:

  • Books and dictionaries
  • Sweaters and Coats
  • Watches, pagers, calculators, tape, recorder and cellular
  • Bags and wallets
  • Food and Beverages
  • Eye drops and medications

Determining whether the Online Proctor Exam is appropriate for you or not totally depends on your availability. If you can’t reach the exam’s location, the online proctor exam option is suitable for you. Make sure that you have the right computer equipment for the exam.

The online proctor exam requires some specific testing protocols, system, technical and environment. So, before you are scheduling the appointment for the online proctor exam, make sure that you have a system for not. This is how you can test it:

  1. Run System test and exam simulation
    • Download the test and run it in the computer and location you will be using for your exam.
    • After the exam simulation in running in your system, you will be able to verify if the online proctored software works on your computer or not.
    • You will need a microphone, a webcam and a working internet connection for the simulation to work properly.
    • To check your browser connection, you will have to take a one-question exam.
  2. Review policies and procedures
    There are specific guidelines and procedures laid out for the online proctored exam which you can review Policies & Procedure.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    For the online proctor exam, there are computer requirements which you can check System requirement You need to check these out before booking an appointment for the online proctor exam.

If you cancel your appointment for the exam, you can request a refund of your exam fee. For getting the refund, request the PMI thirty days before the expiry of your eligibility to give the exam. The validity of your eligibility will be over, and the application will be closed, once the refund is made.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

They are valid for three years, and you can renew your PMI certification by getting PDUs. Earning PDUs will help you in fulfilling CCR (Continue Certification Requirement).

To actively maintain your PMI certification as a part of CCR, you need to earn 60 PDUs.

The following steps are included in PMI’s CCR process:

Step 1

Earn a PMI certification


Once you pass your PMP® exam, your CCR will continue for the next three years.

Step 2

Participate in professional development activities


You need to participate in professional development activities to earn PDUs.

Step 3

Record and report PDUs


Once you start receiving PDUs, submit them through CCR for your certification.

Step 4

Fulfill CCR requirements


To fulfill CCR requirements you have to earn a lot of PDUs.

Step 5

Complete CCR application and pay renewal fee


Once the application is made, you will be notified by PMI for renewal and payment.

Step 6

CCR Renewal Complete


To continue your certification, follow the rules and regulations.

To earn PDUs, you can participate in the following professional development activities: 

  • Education
  • Giving back to the profession

You can earn a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs by participating in the activities involved in the area of education.

PMI maintains that Project Management practitioners must have a combination of domain skills, leadership and business intelligence awareness in order to contribute effectively to project success.The PMI Talent TriangleTM, therefore, is a blend of these three competencies and includes:Technical project management: This includes domain knowledge, practical skills and behaviors related to Project, Program and Portfolio Management.Leadership: To successfully lead teams, project managers must have knowledge, skills, and behaviors specific to leadership-oriented, cross-cutting activities that help to achieve business imperatives.

Strategic and business management: Industry expertise and knowledge that enhance performance and deliver business outcomes are also crucial components of success.

The entire process to calculate your PMP® certification renewal is quite easy, all you need to do is to spend 1 hour doing an activity that enhances your professional development and earns you 1 PDU.The following 5 activities will help you in earning the required PDUs:

  • Training or courses
  • Online or digital media
  • Organizational meetings
  • Reading 
  • Informal learning

To earn PDUs, you can attend the following educational events and training programs:

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Educational Events


  • A series of formal events are conducted by the PMI Washington chapter like seminars, conferences, and other learning sessions.

  • Events take place for around 1 to 3 days.

  • You receive the knowledge shared by project management professionals and speakers from diverse industries.


  • These events and training are not free.

  • You may have to be away from work for 2-3 days, so you may have to seek permission from your company
E-learning On-demand Courses


  • To enable you to E-learn, PMI Washington Chapter provides a few on-demand courses.


  • These PMI courses are not free, and you have to pay for it.

Education Courses


  • PMI Washington Chapter offers additional educational courses renowned by the GAC (Global Accreditation Center) to help you grow more academically.


  • Pursuing GAC programs can be challenging for you if you are not much interested in academics.

Training Courses


  • You can learn and gain knowledge on issues related to project management provided by Registered Education Providers (REP) and third-party institutions.


  • The REPs and third-party institutions have their own calendar of programs; it may not suit your schedule.

  • Budget and accessibility can be a significant problem.

You can earn these PDUs online by signing up for a 60 PDU bundle training program from a renowned Registered Education Provider. Before joining a program, check whether the PDUs in the Education category are assigned according to the minimum requirement for the PMI Talent Triangle skill areas. The minimum PDU requirement for different PMI Talent Triangle skill areas is as follows:

Education PDUs - Minimum Talent Triangle Requirements


Technical PDUs Required

Leadership PDUs Required

Strategic PDUs Required

Remaining PDUs - across any area of PMI Talent Triangle

Total Minimum Required







PMI requires that to maintain your credential in good standing, you must earn a minimum number of PDUs in each of the skill areas of the PMI Talent Triangle—technical, leadership, and strategic and business management. However, PDUs earned through education can exceed this amount and there is no limit on the number of PDUs that can be earned in the Education category. The more knowledge you obtain through education in a related category, the better equipped you will be to practice as a competent Project Manager.

Four courses that will help you in earning 60 PDUs are mentioned in the table given here.  The table also mentions the number of PDUs associated with each course, so you can choose those courses that can give you at least the minimum total number of PDUs on completion:


PMI PDUs that can be earned

Microsoft Project Training


Agile and Scrum Training


ITIL Foundation Certification Training


Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Training


The activities included in the three components of the PMI talent triangle are:



Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization


Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis


Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Data gathering and modeling


Business acumen

Earned value management


Competitive analysis

Performance Management


Market awareness

Risk Management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

You can earn PMP® PDUs in the following ways:


Ways to earn your PMP® PDUs

Organizational Meetings

  • Attending a talent triangle session will earn you 1-2 PDU.

  • You can also attend a keynote session under PMI.
  • If you are passionate about reading books, it can help you in fulfilling CCR in earning PMP® PDU.


  • The only problem here is that PMI restricts the number of PDUs you can earn.

Informal Learning

  • Attending the informal sessions can help you in earning PMP® renewal PDUs.

  • Other than this, you can also attend interactive sessions and gain knowledge from experts, mentors, etc. to get PDUs.

You can add value to the profession by choosing any one of the following activities:


Ways to earn PMP® renewal PDUs


You can work as a Practitioner and contribute to several projects by sharing knowledge and skills.

Create Content

To renew your PMP® PDUs, you can use your creativity by writing content, being a blogger, conducting webinars or creating presentations.


Your skills as a speaker in exhibitions, conferences or seminars can help you earn PMP® PDUs.


Volunteering or contributing to social causes can be of great help. You can check the PMI website for further information; make sure that you mention the number of hours you have committed to these activities and also your experience in this regard.


Attending webinars will help you in earning a couple of PMP® PDUs.

By giving back to the profession or adding value to the job, you can earn a maximum of 25 PDUs in Washington.



Work as a Project management practitioner

8 maximum


17 maximum

PMP® Certification Course in Washington, DC

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About the Course

The PMP certification in Washington is a course that aims at inculcating efficient project management skills within the candidates. The PMP certification in Washington is one of the most sought-after certification courses worldwide. The course is offered by the Project Management Institute and is relevant for candidates who want to gain a competitive career advantage. The PMP certification training in Washington is designed to follow a blended learning program and prepare the candidates for the PMP and CAPM examinations. PMP online training certification in Washington instills requisite skill set in the candidates via training that is very relevant in the IT industry. The candidates can effectively manage a project right from its inception to its end. The course is also available online via KnowledgeHut’s online training program, and the candidates can take up the course at their convenience.

Benefits of the Course

The PMP training online in Washington increases the competitive knowledge of the candidates and teaches them project management techniques. It establishes a base which enables them to handle complex projects with ease. The project management professional course in Washington can help trainees to identify and define common terminology and manage the projects with the optimum utilization of resources. The candidates learn to avoid common mistakes while completing projects and also learn the tricks of the trade. The PMP certification cost in Washington is very affordable for candidates and can help them prepare for the PMP/CAPM examinations.

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