Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Three letters that make all the difference anywhere you go in the world.

Reach the next level.

The PMP® designation shows your employers, your peers and all of your collaborators that you’ve mastered the highest standard of excellence in project management. This is the highest distinction in the field.

This certification attests to your leadership, your superior management skills, and your ability to excel in the projects that are entrusted to you.

Why get the PMP® certification?

The PMP® certification opens doors in every industry and connects you with a community of organizations and experienced experts worldwide. On average, people with this credential earn 24% more than those who are not certified.

Eligibility

The PMP® certification is designed for project managers who have relevant work experience as well as professional training in the field of project management.

To be eligible for the exam, you must meet one of the two following requirements:

1. Bachelor's degree or higher, or equivalent, specifically 30 months of experience in project management AND 35 hours of formal project management training (or the CAPM® certification).

2. Diploma of college studies (DEC) or high school diploma, or equivalent, specifically 60 months of experience in project management AND 35 hours of formal project management training (or the CAPM® certification).

PMI-Montréal offers preparation courses for the PMP® exam that fulfill the requirement of 35 hours of formal training.

The exam is held at a Pearson Vue centre in your area.

The cost of the exam is US$405 for members and US$555 for non-members.

Am I eligible?

To confirm your eligibility for the exam, you must submit an application detailing your professional experience in project management in the last 8 years. Visit the PMI Global information page for more details.
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Maintaining your certification.

People with this designation must accumulate 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years in order to maintain their credential. It is not mandatory to be a member of PMI Global or PMI-Montréal to do so. The cost is US$60 for members and US$100 for non-members.
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