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Personalized guidance by renowned global trainers, certified by PMI®

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

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

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

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

Our goal is to have you pass the exam the first time. You have our commitment and guidance all along the way. T&C apply.

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PMP® Certification
prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • 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

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

  • 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: https://www.project-management-prepcast.com/free/pmp-exam/articles/26-guide-to-those-who-failed-the-pmp-exam

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PMP® certification Zurich

The Project Management Institute(PMI)® maintains a global standard for all their certifications. Hence, whenever it comes to the certification process or checking the eligibility requirements, it remains the same all over the world.

Your career will be propelled to new heights  with the PMP® certification. This credential demonstrates your expertise in the field of project management. Below are some of the notable benefits of earning this certification:Better career opportunitiesPMP®  certification will make you eligible for some of the top roles in the best companies of the world.Enhances your versatility

Achieving PMP®certification is not a small feat. Certified professionals are recognized for their credibility and efficiency when it comes to handling  even the most challenging projects. This certification will shape your skill set thereby making you a pro in project management.

Lucrative Packages

On an average PMP® certified professionals earn 20% more than their non-certified counterparts.

PMP® certification makes you preferable to recruiters

While hiring project managers, the first preference is given to profiles with PMP® certification because it indicates their commitment to their field. At the same time the certification is a proof of one’s prowess in handling even the most challenging projects.

Increase your chances of better jobs

PMP® certified professionals always prove their potential through excellent performance and this increases their job opportunities. PMP® certified professionals are known to perform better than their non-certified peers as they have better knowledge and experience.

Excellent language proficiency

PMP® certified professionals are well aware of universal project management best practices because of the intensive training they get.

Expand your professional network

The certification will serve as an opportunity to meet and connect with other PMP® certified professionals across various industries. This will greatly aid in boosting your career prospects as well as knowledge in the field.

In demand across several industries

PMP® certified professionals are assets to various industries as almost every enterprise today has project management needs to be met.  Their skills are much sought after in sectors like finance, IT, Commerce etc.

Greater Efficiency

PMP® certified professionals are known for their efficiency in handling even the most complicated projects. Most organizations have very little time to handle a huge number of projects. These professionals are recognized for their expertise in managing multiple projects efficiently.

If you are keen on getting trained at the best PMP® certification training institute in Zurich then you need to ensure that it offers a flexible learning mode comprising of:

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

Before you get admission at any PMP® certification training institute in Zurich, here are some points which you should check:

  • Conduct a detailed research on the PMP® trainer’s profile.
  • Verify if they will conduct at least two to three mock tests to aid in your preparation. As mock tests play a pivotal role in making you aware about your preparation for the exam.
  • There is a need to devote 2-3 hours on a regular basis for preparation. This way you will take a minimum of 45 days to prepare well for the test . Check whether the institute offers this support.
  • The syllabus of PMP® certification exam is huge. Therefore it is imperative that you maintain your focus and cover every topic.  Getting enrolled in classroom training will make sense as it will enhance your comprehension of the material.
  • Before you make the final decision be sure that the institute offers 35-hour certificate along with the hard copy of study material, a good training location etc.

If you wish to be trained by the best PMP® certified trainer in Zurich then here are the following points that have to be kept in mind:

  • Check the credentials of the trainer.
  • Can the trainer be consulted via offline interactions and support?
  • Does the training provider offer a flexible learning schedule?
  • Are you entitled to receive the required study material from the trainer that you will need in the certification course?
  • Does the course offer E-learning materials?
  • Are in-course and post-course study aids available?
  • Is your trainer a Registered Education Provider (REP)?
  • Is the course available online?

By following some easy steps you can apply for PMP® certification online. Before you submit your application  it is your responsibility to make sure that you satisfy the eligibility criteria. For PMI® members the cost of application is $405 whereas for non-members it is $555.Follow the below mentioned points for  application process of PMP® certification:

  • Visit the PMI® website PMI.org and create a free account.
  • When you are done with the registration login to your free account.
  • Fill up the application form.
  • Submit relevant documents demonstrating your project management experience and contact hours. It may take five days to process your application after submission.
  • Pay the exam fees.
  • Reserve and schedule your spot.

PMP® Certification Cost Zurich

You need to get all your doubts cleared to prevent any sort of misunderstanding about the cost of PMP certification. There are plenty of variables that determine the cost of PMP® certification apart from  training and examination fees. The cost of certification is influenced by price of the study materials, fees for getting a membership,  along with the fees of examination scheduling and if necessary rescheduling through Prometric.

PMI® maintains a uniformity of examination fees throughout the world. Therefore, the fee is calculated in terms of US dollars as decided by Project Management Institute (PMI)®.  As for PMI® members, fee is equivalent to $405 whereas non-members must pay $555. If you wish to check the examination cost of PMP® certification in Zurich as per the existing exchange rate then log on to www.xe.com.  An examinee is eligible for three re-attempts. For this purpose, PMI® members need to pay an amount of $275 whereas non-members need to pay a sum of $375 respectively.Below is the table indicating the various expenses related to PMP® certification. Please note that the currency is in USD unless it is given as CHF.

Sl. No.

PMP® Certification Cost (Different Cost Aspects)

Costs

1.

Online training cost for PMP® certification in Zurich

CHF 993 to CHF 1489

2.

PMP® classroom training in Zurich

CHF 149 to CHF 198

3.

Membership cost for PMI® Zurich Chapter

$12

4.

PMI® membership fee along with joining fee

$139

5.

PMI® membership renewal fee

$129 per year

6.

PMP®  Certification Exam fee for PMI® members

$405

7.

PMP®  Certification Exam fee for non-members

$555

8.

Rescheduling fee for PMI® members

$275

9.

Rescheduling fee for non-members

$375

10.

PMBOK® handbook cost for members

Free

11.

PMBOK® handbook cost for non-members

$50 on Amazon

12.

Cost of study guides and resources

$40 to $100

13.

Cost of practice tests

$60 to $100

14.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for PMI® members

$60

15.

Renewal cost of PMP® certification for non-members

$150

PMP® Exam fees: You have the option of choosing between a computer-based exam and a paper-based one.  The cost of this examination is $555. In case you fail to clear the test in one go then you will get three more re-attempts. To sit for the reexamination you have to pay around $375.Membership fee of PMI®: PMI® members are eligible to receive a discount on the examination fee. Instead of paying $555 PMI® members have to pay $405 . To become a member you have to pay a fee of $129 along with a joining fee of $10. Moreover, PMI® members have privilege of downloading the PMBOK® for free, while non-members have to pay a sum of $50 to get it  from Amazon.Cost of Training: You become eligible to attend the PMP® examination after you complete a compulsory 35 hours training. You can make a choice between choosing a classroom setup, an instructor-led e-Learning or an online classroom training.  The cost of the online course in Zurich may vary between CHF 993 to CHF 1489. The cost of classroom training will vary between CHF 149 to CHF 198.Additional Study: You may need guides and additional learning resources apart from the PMBOK®. The study materials costs will vary around $40 to $100. If you wish to hone your skills and improve understanding of the PMP® certification exam, the test sets could be the perfect supplements in the process. All you have to is spend $60 to $100 more.

Credentials: The PMP® Certification is not a matter of one test but rather an ongoing process. Every three years you would have to renew your credentials. Non PMI® members are required to pay $150 whereas members are obliged to pay $60 for renewal.

PMP® Exam in Zurich will cost $405 for PMI® members and $555 for non members. PMI® membership fee is $130. The annual renewal fee is $119. PMI® members can download the PMBOK® guide from official website of PMI® with no charge. To complete 35 contact hours of training you may have to spend a training fee of CHF 149 to CHF 198.

You have to spend around CHF 149 to CHF 198 for enrolment in PMP® classroom training in Zurich. By enrolling yourself in classroom training in Zurich you can earn at least 35 PMP® renewal PDUs.

Prior to applying for the PMP® certification training in Zurich you need to take into consideration few things mentioned below:

  • Ensure that you satisfy the eligibility criteria for the PMP® certification exam.
  • Ascertain the pros and cons of different training modes before choosing one.
  • Make sure that the learning approach is good enough to help you crack the exam in the first attempt.
  • Check the proposed schedule of PMP® examination.
  • Check the study materials recommended to prepare for the exam.

With comprehensive courseware, advanced exam preparation tools and training facilities delivered by experts, KnowledgeHut offers 100% PMP® exam pass guarantee to the trainees. Here is a list of the premium features by virtue of which KnowledgeHut PMP® Certification Classroom training is providing this guarantee:

  • KnowledgeHut has a proven exam success formula that renders maximum learning benefit. An optimal blend of mock tests, math formulae, practice Questionnaire, PM template, exam techniques and tips provides the desired results.    
  • Through email support, the certified instructors offer assistance in different aspects of certification. From the moment you get an enrolment in the course, you can be sure of receiving the full support of PMP® experts and they will be happy to clear your doubts after the session.
  • KnowledgeHut is giving you the benefit of using unique eligibility check. It will help you to determine if you have the eligibility for the certification or not. In addition, you will have the assistance of experts. At the time of registration with PMI®, they will review your PMI® application.  
  • You will get 4 to 6 hours of interactive exam preparation classes before the exam. According to your convenience you can schedule this session for doubt clearance after the training. 
  • On the other hand, if you fail to clear the examination in two attempts, KnowledgeHut will provide a complete refund of the tuition fees for the entire course excluding discounts. You have to make sure that the two successive attempts are made within 90 days after completing the course.

PMR® Certification Eligibility Zurich

The eligibility criteria for the PMP® certification examination include three facets i.e. academic qualification, project management experience, and project management education.

  • Professionals with 4 years degree will need a proven work experience of 4500 hours in directing projects and leading. On the other hand, a secondary degree will require 75000 hours of experience in directing and leading projects.
  • You need to complete 35 hours of project management education.

You can access PMP® certification training in three ways: classroom training, instructor-led training, and the self-learning method. Each mode has its benefits and drawbacks. Being economical, self-learning is highly coveted.You can avail online training in instructor-led mode or self-learning mode. Nowadays there are a plethora of trustworthy online learning training services, one of them is KnowledgeHut from where it is possible to have 35 contact hours of PMP® training.In order to  ensure that you are choosing the right online training platform, you need to consider the following factors with respect to the training provider:

  • Are they registered training provider?
  • If there a guarantee of 35 hours certificate?
  • Are the lecture videos in English?
  • What is the duration of eLearning access?

PMI® Zurich Chapter

The project management institute deems its Chapters as local components which serve as a platform where all the professionals can come together, meet and learn. PMI® Zurich Chapter gives you an opportunity to volunteer, build knowledge and network through different events.

By becoming a PMI® member or by renewing your PMI® membership you will get  privileged access to free PDUs. Project Management Institute is offering various resources and arranging seminars from where you will have the option of accessing the PDUs for free.  You will be well aware of the latest development as you can get access to member services, academia, networking certification, and PMI® newsletter. With all these resources in hand you can prepare well for the exam.When you become a member of the Zurich Chapter, you will receive the following benefits:Conferences: PMI® Zurich chapter is offering its members a forum where they can collaborate to exchange their insights on the knowledge and skills that can implemented to handle real life projects.Networking:  While becoming a member of the PMI® Zurich Chapter you have the privilege of socializing with a local “network of expertise”.  You can interact with experienced professionals and their knowledge with valuable insights will benefit you. Networking helps you discover lucrative job opportunities and progress in your career.

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

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

You can contact and locate the PMI® Zurich Chapter at:

PMI® Switzerland Chapter

Bollwerk 21

CH-3011 Bern

Tel.: +41 (0)31 311 53 08

Fax: +41 (0)31 311 53 01

The Zurich Chapter’s Conference for the Project Management Institute focuses on “Build your personal brand’ Mindset. It is scheduled on 28 February 2019.  It is a significant event for the aspirants of PMP® certification for the following reasons:

  • It will be a conference of world-class stature.
  • It will be one of the most noteworthy Project  Management and Leadership Conferences in Zurich.
  • Many accomplished speakers will be present to share their knowledge. 
  • You can earn up to 6 PDUs for attending the conference.

The certification and education programs provided are as follows:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)®
  • Program Management Professional (PgMP)®
  • Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®
  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
  • PMI® Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®
  • PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
  • PMI® Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®
  • PMI® Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®

The PMI® Switzerland Chapter is organising a series of events in Zurich, Switzerland, during the months of February, March and  April 2019. You can choose the events which suit you the best with the help of the information provided below:

Upcoming Events in Zurich:

Serial Number

Event Name

Event Date and Time

Event Venue

Benefits
01.
Breaking Down Barriers by Matthias Berg

Thursday,
07-02-2019,
5:00 pm
To
8:30 pm

Hotel Victoria (at SBB) Centralbahnpl. 3-4 4002 Basel
  • Keynote speaker: Matthias Berg
  • Matthias Berg takes the audience on a humorous and ambitious tour through his life, from impressive highs to depressing lows.
  • Earn 2 PDUs.

02.

Be Strategic or Be Gone!

Thursday,
21-02-2019,
6:00 pm
To
9:30 pm

Hotel Royal
Rue de Lausanne 41
1201 Geneva
Switzerland

  • Basic concepts of strategizing for non-experts in the field.
  • Strategy execution using Portfolios, Programs and Projects.
  • Learn and try out a number of simple strategy execution tools that you can use for your program or projects that will help avoid investing time or money in non-strategic projects and project activities
  • Keynote speaker: Thijs Wijnands, who is a research scientist at CERN, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, in Geneva.
  • Earn 2 PDUs

03.

Build Your Personal Brand

Thursday,
28-02-2019,
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

HWZ Hochschule für Wirtschaft (Room 311)
Lagerstrasse 5
8021 Zurich
Switzerland

  • Learn what is Personal Branding and how to start.
  • Understand the relative importance of Performance, Image, Exposure (P.I.E.)
  • Take the first steps to develop your Elevator Pitch
  • Practice Pitching your Brand and get Feedback

04.

Disruptions for the ePMO and how AI and Bots can support PMs in the future

Thursday,
14-03-2019,
6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Microsoft office,  2nd floor, ArCenter/ Migros building
1214 Vernier
Switzerland

  • Learn from a leading PPM Consulting Company on how to build a successful ePMO, as well as current challenges for the modern PMO – at a time with both Agile and Waterfall requirements, as well as other disruptive trends.
  • Learn also about the digital tools and solutions to help Project Managers, and Line Managers, in a modern organization characterized by a hybrid structure.
  • Get an insight as to how Bots and AI will support the PMs in the future.
  • Keynote Speaker: Kevin Gregor, Senior Consultant, Projectum. Kevin is a passionate Project and Portfolio professional and a trusted advisor within the area of establishing PMOs.

05.

IBM's Research Technology Vision - live at the Research Lab

Monday,
18-03-2019,
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM

IBM Research lab
Säumerstrasse 4
Bus 165 from Bürkliplatz until stop "Säumerstrasse"
8803 Rüschlikon
Switzerland

  • Keynote Speaker: Haig A. Peter is a Senior Executive Consultant and AI – Cognitive Computing Ambassador at IBM Research - Zurich having joined the IBM Corporation in 2000
  • Headlights into technologies that will transform business, industry, and the world.
  • It also provides examples of IBM research efforts focused on inventing, developing, and delivering the solutions needed to achieve this vision.
  • Earn 2 PDUs.

PMP® Exam in Zurich

Below are the details of Pearson VUE’s PMP® Exam Test centers  in Zurich:

S No

Test center name

Test center region

Test center address

Test center phone

1

Digicomp Academy AG

VUE EMEA

Limmatstrasse 50 8005 Zürich Switzerland

+41 44 447 21 21

2

Migros Klubschule Zürich

VUE EMEA

Genossenschaft Migros Zürich Empfang Hochhaus 4. Stock Limmatstrasse 152 CH-8005 Zürich
Switzerland

[41] 58 568 78 17

3

Microwin AG

VUE EMEA

Microwin AG Richtistr. 5 8304 Wallisellen Switzerland 

+41 44 831 01 01

4

BCD-SINTRAG AG

VUE EMEA

BCD-SINTRAG AG Stelzenstrasse 8 8152 Glattpark Switzerland

43 233 66 66

5

New Horizons Training (Schweiz) AG

VUE EMEA

Saegereistrasse 21 (2. Stock) CH-8152 Glattbrugg Switzerland

+41 44 515 03 33

6

Arrow ECS Internet Security AG

VUE EMEA

Ruchstuckstrasse 6 8306 Bruettisellen Switzerland

+41319383930

7

ABSOLUT Distribution AG

VUE EMEA

In der Luberzen 19 8902 Urdorf Switzerland

0435347200

8

UMB AG

VUE EMEA

Muellerenstr. 3 2. Stock 8604 Volketswil Switzerland

[+41] 44 805 14 14

9

Itris Enterprise AG

VUE EMEA

Itris Enterprise AG Industriestrasse 169 Spreitenbach 8957 Aargau Switzerland

+41 58 855 51 51

10

Netcloud AG

VUE EMEA

Schlachthofstrasse 19 Gewerbehaus Naegelsee 8406 Winterthur Switzerland

+41 800 843 638

11

Hochschule Für Technik Rapperswil HSR

VUE EMEA

Oberseestrasse 10 8640 Rapperswil SG Switzerland

+41 55 222 18 38

12

Tech Data Schweiz GmbH

VUE EMEA

Tech Data Schweiz GmbH Birkenstrasse 47 6343 Rotkreuz Switzerland

+41 41799 1000

 

13

iTrain GmbH

VUE EMEA

Seefeld 4/5 8716 Schmerikon Switzerland

0041552102188

14

New Horizons Training (Switzerland) AG

VUE EMEA

Bahnhofstrasse 86 5000 Aarau Switzerland

062 552 00 90

 

15

ALSO Schweiz AG

VUE EMEA

ALSO Schweiz AG Meierhofstrasse 5 6032 Emmen Switzerland

+41412661111

S No

Test center name

Test center region

Test center address

Test center city

Test center phone

1

Klubschule Migros Luzern

VUE EMEA

Schweizerhofquai 1 6004 Luzern Switzerland 

Luzern

+41 41 418 66 66

2

Digicomp Academy AG

VUE EMEA

Bubenbergplatz 11 3011 Bern Switzerland

Bern

+41 31 313 22 22

3

Informatikschule der Klubschule der Migros Aare

VUE EMEA

Klubschule Migros Aare Schanzenstrasse 5 3008 Bern Switzerland

Schanzenstrasse 

+41 58 568 00 74

4

Computerschule Bern AG

VUE EMEA

Zieglerstrasse 64 3007 Bern Switzerland

Bern

+41 313 989 800

5

Hochschule Für Technik Rapperswil HSR

VUE EMEA

Oberseestrasse 10 8640 Rapperswil SG Switzerland

Rapperswil SG

+41 55 222 18 38

The customer service contact number for Swiss candidates is 0161 855 7455.

Ensure you satisfy the minimum system specifications before registering for the exam. You might not get a refund if your computer doesn’t meet the required specification.These are the mandatory steps that you need to follow irrespective of your preference for scheduling your PMP® exam within Center-Based Test (CBT) or Online Proctored Test (OP):

  1. Log in to www.PMI.org. Under the myPMI® section, move to ‘Review Application Status’ and click on ‘Schedule Exam’.
  2. You will be redirected to your Pearson VUE account.
  3. The Pearson VUE page includes a space to enter the name of your testing program. You need to type the PMI® - Project Management Institute in it.

    Note: You need to choose your testing program before scheduling, rescheduling or canceling an exam. If you’re facing any difficulty, feel free to contact a customer service representative.

  4. Or else, you can click on ‘A to Z list of all programs’ which will take you to a list of test sponsors.
  5. PMI® (Project Management Institute) is the test sponsor name for PMP®. You’ll be able to find once you click on ‘P’.
  6. After you find it, click on PMI® - Project Management Institute, you’ll land on a page where you need to log in using your unique PMI® eligibility ID.
  7. In the next step, you’ll have to choose between the Center Based Test or Online Proctored Test option.

If you select CBT option:

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

  1. In the next step, you will have to pick the booking method option. Select the ‘I will be scheduled for a future date at a test center’ option and click on Next.
  2. After clicking on Next, you will be asked to review the View Testing Policies. After this, click on Schedule this exam.
  3. Now, you will have to choose the test center, date and time for your PMP® certification exam. You just need to choose your exam center in Zurich and then choose a suitable date and time.
  4. The next step is to review the appointment. Click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Once you’re through with the above steps, click on Submit Order to confirm your appointment
  6. You will receive a confirmation mail from Pearson VUE.

If you select Online Proctored Test:

If you choose to take up the PMP® exam in Zurich Test Center through Online Proctored Test,
You need to consider the following steps -

  1. Agree to the online proctoring policies after reading it and click ‘Next’.
  2. The next page comprises of the exam and language aid you have selected. You need to click on ‘View Testing Policies’ and then click on ‘Schedule This Exam’.
  3. In the next step, you need to choose the date and time you wish to take your exam on. However, you do not have to select a location. 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. A confirmation email from Pearson VUE will be mailed to you once your appointment is confirmed.

A fee of $70 will be charged if you cancel your exam within 30 days of your scheduled appointment. You must also note that you have to cancel your appointment before 48 hours of the exam, otherwise, you will lose the entire exam fee.

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

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

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

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.

You will receive an email confirming your appointment after you submitted the PMP® Certification fee or complete the PMP® application audit which will also contain the PMI® Eligibility ID.Note- You can also find the PMI® Eligibility ID on the myPMI® section of PMI® website.

  • Visit www.PMI.org and under the Review Application status section, click on Reschedule Exam or Cancel Exam.
  • You will be directed to your Pearson VUE account, under the Upcoming Appointment section, click on the exam that you want to reschedule or cancel.  
  • When you review the exam’s current appointment details, you will get an option to reschedule or cancel your exam. 

Note: Remember if the cancellation is done within 48 hours of the scheduled exam, then the entire sum paid will be forfeited.

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.

Online Proctor exam is definitely appropriate for you if you have the right computer equipment as per the given specifications and want to take the exams from the comfort of your office and home.

For the Online Proctor exam, there are a certain system, environment, technical and testing protocol requirements that you must verify  before scheduling an appointment. This is what you need to do:

  1. Running System test
    • Download and run the system in your computer.
    • You need to have a microphone, a working internet connection, and a webcam.
    • You will have to take a one-question exam to check your internet connection.
  2. Review policies and procedures
    Review the policies and procedures for the online proctor exam.

  3. Verify System Requirements
    Verify the system requirements.

You have to submit a request to the PMI® before thirty days of exam eligibility expiration. Once the refund is processed, your application is closed and the eligibility period is terminated.

PMP® Exam & PMP® Renewal

Your PMP® certification remains valid for three years. You can renew the certification by earning PDUs with the aim of fulfilling Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR).

As an integral part of the CCR (Continuing Certification Requirements) it is compulsory that you keep on earning PDUs for the active maintenance of the PMI®. To accomplish this purpose you need around 60 PDUs for fulfilling the requirements of CCR and renewing the PMI® certification.

Getting PMI® certificationThe day you clear the PMP® exam the CCR cycle starts and it will continue for three years.

Taking part in professional development eventsYou must ensure proactive participation in different professional development events for earning PDUs.

Record and report PDUsThrough the CCR system, you must submit your PDU claims for the certification

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

Paying the renewal fee and completing the CCR application
The PMI® will make you aware about  payment and renewal.

Completion of the CCR Renewal
You need to abide by the guidelines for the continued maintenance of the certification.

You have the scope of earning PDUs through different professional development activities like education and contributing to your profession.

You have the scope of securing a minimum of 35 PMP® renewal PDUs from the activities that come under the area of education.

PMP® certification renewal is calculated through a simple process.  You can have one PDU if you spend an hour in any activity that complements professional development.  There are five main activities in which you can participate for earning the necessary PDUs in the field of education which includes:

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

PMI® believes that the practitioners have a combination of technical domain skills, business intelligence skills, and leadership skills of Project Management for contributing effectively in the successful completion of a project. Hence, PMI® Talent Triangle™ is a fusion of three competencies that include:Technical Project Management: This has to do with the domain knowledge, practical skills, and behaviors that have a relationship with the Project, Program and Portfolio Management. Leadership:  To successfully lead, project managers need to have the behaviour, skills, and knowledge desirable for a leadership-oriented environment, cross-cutting activities which complement the achievement of business priorities.Strategic and Business Management:  Skills and knowledge are essential for improving performance and optimizing business outcomes for achieving success.

Educational and Training events organized by the PMI® Zurich Chapter gives you access to

Training and educational events

Pros & Cons

Education Courses

Pros

  • If you have the desire to accomplish academic advancement then the PMI® Zurich Chapter is capable of providing educational courses which have recognition of the Global Accreditation Center (GAC ) of PMI®

Cons

  • These courses are  for those who are interested in academics.

Educational Events

Pros

  • PMI® Zurich Chapter never fails to make arrangements for a number of formal events like seminars, conferences, and learning events.
  • They have a short duration and tend to last for 1 to 3 days.
  • It will help you in the acquisition of new knowledge shared by speakers coming from different industries and other project management experts.

Cons

  • There will be a charge for these trainings and event.
  • You may need to take the approval of the company because you will be away from work for some time.

ELearning On-demand Courses

Pros

  • PMI® Zurich Chapter has provision of on-demand courses because it provides e-learning opportunities.

Cons

  • As these courses are designed by the Project Management Institute, you will have to pay a substantial amount to avail them.

Training Courses

Pros

  • You can get training on the topics related to project management that is offered by third-party institutes and Registered Education Providers.

Cons

  • The charts of programs for REP and third-party institutes are different.
  • Before signing up for the courses you need to check your convenience and budget.

Yes, you have the scope of earning PMI® PDUs from a recognized Registered Education Provider by signing up for the 60 PDUs bundle training program. It is essential that you remember the fact that distribution of PDUs in the education category has to follow the minimum requirements 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

If you wish to earn 60 PDUs for recertification, there are four suggested courses as mentioned in the table below along with the number of PDUs that is offered in each of the courses. Thus, you can make a well-informed selection based on the number of PDUs that you need on completion.

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

There is a minimum number of PDUs as per the PMI® Talent Triangle™  in all the individual skill areas that you need to earn so that your credentials are in good standing.  It includes leadership, technical, strategic, and business management.  However, there is no pre-imposed limit on the number of PDUs that you can earn through education and it can exceed this amount too. Gathering knowledge through education makes you more capable as a practicing project manager.

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

Technical

Leadership

Business & Strategic Management

Life Cycle Management

Coaching & Mentoring

Customer relationship & satisfaction

Time, Scope, Risk Management

Problem Solving

Benefits Realization

Estimation

Team Building

Legal & Regulatory compliance

Agile Practices

Emotional Intelligence

Strategic planning & analysis

Governance

Conflict Management

Operational Functions

Modeling and Data gathering

Brainstorming

Business acumen

Earned value management

Influencing

Competitive analysis

Performance Management

Listening

Market awareness

Risk management

Interpersonal skills

Business models and structures

The table below  depicts the name of activities that renders the opportunity to earn PMP® PDUs through Organizational Meetings, Informal Learning, and Reading.

Activities

Ways of earning PMP® PDUs

Informal Learning

  • You can earn PMP® renewal PDUs by being present at any informal session
  • If you take part in interactive sessions for seeking knowledge with mentors and experts it can help you in earning PMP® renewal PDUs.

Organizational Meetings

  • There is a possibility of earning around 1 to 2 PDUs by attending network or professional meeting if there is a session comprising a talent triangle component.
  • Else you may consider attending a keynote conference at a PMI® seminar along with educational session.

Reading

Pros

  • If you have interest in reading books then it can assist you  in completing a CCR to receive PMP® renewal PDU.

Cons

  • There is a limit as on the number of PDUs that you can earn in this way as set by the PMI®.


You can also earn PMP® renewal PDUs in Zurich through value addition and by giving back to the profession.  You can select any of the given activities for that purpose:

Roles

Ways of earning PMP® renewal PDUs

Practitioner

You have the scope of applying your skills and knowledge by contributing to various projects as a practitioner.

Create Content

You have the opportunity to make the optimum use of your writing skills and make presentations, be an author, a blogger, and even organize webinars, thus making valuable additions to the PMP® renewal PDUs

Presentation

If you have brilliant oratory skills then you can present papers in seminars and conferences. You can convert your efforts for the renewal of PDUs.

Volunteer

You can get a chance to volunteer  in the PMI® site if you have interest in contributing for social good. You need to specify the hours that you can invest in these activities inclusive of your experience in the field.   

Webinars

You can earn 1 to 2 PDUs by attending Webinars that are organized occasionally. Due to variations in time zones, it is necessary to keep track of time length of the webinars.  

You can earn a maximum of 25 PDUs in Zurich by adding value or giving back to your profession in the following ways:

Categories

PDUs

Work as Project management practitioner

8 maximum

Others

17 maximum

PMP® Certification Course in Zurich

Zurich is one of Europe’s most important financial centres and houses several small and large industries. Of late the Information technology sector has been booming and there is a need for well trained and qualified professionals who can fill the skill gap and bring in their expertise in tackling large scale projects that require a high amount of project management knowledge. That’s why the PMP® certification in Zurich is so widely recognized and offers guaranteed employment opportunities that are both lucrative and in-demand. A PMP® certification training in Zurich will help you bridge the gap in your learning and training and aim for the highly intensive PMP® in Zurich. This exam is composed of 200 questions and requires a fair amount of training and practice. We bring you a well-rounded PMP® training in Zurich that will expose you to all the fundamentals outlined in the PMBOK® Guide and help you prepare for the certification that is based on the PMBOK® Guide’s Five Process Groups, Ten Knowledge Areas, And The Area Of Professional and Social Responsibility. The PMP® course in Zurich will give you a comprehensive and crisp courseware that is free of jargon and will help you understand the project management concepts that have helped many a projects to success. A Project management professional® training in Zurich will help you aim for jobs that will offer salaries higher than your non-certified counterparts and significantly raise your standing in the IT community. You will be in the elite group of PMP® certified professionals who are known for their commitment to continuous excellence. And all this at a PMP® certification cost in Zurich that will give much value for your money. Enrol today and watch your career soar

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