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PMI SP Training

PMI’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential is a solution to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. One will expertise and become competent to develop and maintain project schedules, while still possessing core knowledge skills in all areas of project management.

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Overview of PMI-SP Training:

PMI SP training course has been specially conceptualized to let the students target PMI SP certification with the first try. PMI Scheduling and Planning Professionals provide expertise in the specialized area of project scheduling. The PMI-SP certification acknowledges the individual’s unique expertise on the project team while demonstrating the recognition and value the role provides to the project management profession. In this role, an individual has more competence in the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule than a general practitioner and yet, also maintains a basic level of competence in all areas of project management. Kick start your certification with our PMI SP exam preparation 

PMI SP training and exam preparation ensures PMI SP credential which is a response to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, this training fills the need for a specialist role in project scheduling. It recognizes your unique expertise and competence to develop and maintain project schedules, while still possessing baseline knowledge skills in all areas of project management.

Learning Outcome of PMI SP training:

With pmi sp course One will expertise and become competent to develop and maintain project schedules, while still possessing core knowledge skills in all areas of project management.

Who needs the Program?

PMI-SP course is designed for the following people to their develop career:

  • Project schedulers, project managers and other project team members who need to understand scheduling and the use of schedules in managing
  • PMI SP training and projects. Individuals planning to test for their PMI-SP® Certification should also attend.

PMI-SP training / exam preparation Prerequisites:

To apply for the PMI-SP course, you need to have either:

A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent), with at least 3,500 hours of project scheduling experience and 30 hours of project scheduling education.

OR

A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least 5,000 hours of project scheduling experience and 40 hours of project scheduling education.

Detailed Course Content

PMI-SP COURSE INTRODUCTION & OVERVIEW

  • Utilizing Course Materials
  • The Project Management Institute
  • Credential Overview
  • Individual Assessment

PROJECT & SCHEDULING FOUNDATION

  • Project Management Processes
  • The Project Environment
  • Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Project Management Plan
  • PMI SP Training
  • Introduction to Scheduling
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DEFINING THE ACTIVITIES

SEQUENCING THE ACTIVITIES

  • Sequence activities
  • Component Definitions

ESTIMATING THE ACTIVITY RESOURCES

  • Estimate Activity Resources
  • Develop Human Resource Plan

ESTIMATING THE ACTIVITY DURATION

DEVELOPING THE SCHEDULE

CONTROLLING THE SCHEDULE

MANAGING COMMUNICATIONS

To know more about PMI SP training, please visit https://www.pmi.org/certifications/types/scheduling-sp

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About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 1

Specific Certification Title: PMI – Scheduling Professional

About Awarding Body:

PMI® (Project Management Institute), USA, is the world’s leading non-profit professional body for project management certification. 

The PMI serves more than 2.9 million professionals including over 500,000 members in 208 countries and territories around the world, with 300 chapters and 10,000 volunteers serving local members in over 80 countries.

Its services include the development of standards, research, education, publication, networking-opportunities in local chapters, hosting conferences and training seminars, and providing accreditation in project management.

Eligibility:

To be eligible for the PMI-SP certification, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project scheduling experience must have been accrued within the last five consecutive years prior to your application submission.

Educational Background Project Scheduling Experience Project Scheduling Education
Secondary diploma (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent) At least 5,000 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project scheduling within the last five consecutive years 40 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project scheduling*
OR
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or global equivalent) At least 3,500 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project scheduling within the last five consecutive years 30 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project scheduling*

*PMI accepts hours spent in training for Microsoft® Project and for other scheduling tools.

Examination Pattern:

The PMI-SP certification examination is comprised of 170 multiple-choice questions. Of the 170 questions, 20 are considered pretest questions. Pretest questions do not affect the score and are used in examinations as an effective and legitimate way to test the validity of future examination questions. All questions are placed throughout the examination randomly.

No. of Scored Questions No. of Pretest (Unscored) Questions Total Examination Questions
150 20 170

Computer-based testing (CBT) is the standard method of administration for PMI examinations. Paper- based testing (PBT) is available under limited circumstances (refer to the Examination Administration section in this handbook for more details).

The allotted time to complete the computer-based examination is three and a half hours.

Allotted Examination Time
3.5 hours

It may take some certification candidates less than the allotted three and a half hours to complete the examination.

There are no scheduled breaks during the exam, although you are allowed to take a break if needed. If you take a break during the exam, your exam clock continues to count down.

The examination is preceded by a tutorial and followed by a survey, both of which are optional and both of which can take up to 15 minutes to complete. The time used to complete the tutorial and survey is not included in the examination time of three and a half hours.

Exam Dates:

If you are planning to test before 1 July 2019, follow these instructions for scheduling your test appointment with Prometric – Prometric Instructions

If you are planning to test on or after 1 July 2019, follow these instructions for scheduling your test appointment with Pearson VUE – Pearson VUE Instructions

Rescheduling/Cancellation Policy for CBT Exams:

You can reschedule or cancel your exam at any time, as long as you do so more than two full calendar days before your scheduled exam appointment. However, because of limited seating capacity at test centers, late rescheduling and cancellations will result in a fee. It is recommended that you reschedule or cancel your exam as soon as you know you won’t be able to make the appointment. Please read the following policy carefully.

Within 30 Days of Your Appointment

If you reschedule or cancel your exam within 30 days of your scheduled appointment, you will be charged a fee of US$70. This fee helps to ensure greater seating availability at test centers since candidates who wait until the last minute to reschedule or cancel their exams are “reserving” seats that could be used by others.

The fee will be charged when you go online to reschedule or cancel your exam within the 30-day period. The $70 charge will appear on your credit card as a charge from the test vendor.

The 30-day period does not include the day of the exam appointment. For example, if you scheduled your exam for 5 May, you must reschedule or cancel the exam on or before 4 April to avoid the fee.

For emergency situations in which you are unable to change your exam appointment before 30 days within your exam appointment, the Extenuating Circumstance Policy may apply. However, PMI will evaluate these situations on a case-by-case basis to determine if a refund of the rescheduling fee is appropriate.

Within 2 Days of Your Appointment

You need to reschedule or cancel your appointment before you are within two calendar days of your exam appointment. If you wait until you are within two days of your exam appointment, you will be able to cancel your appointment and you will forfeit the entire exam fee. You will not be able to reschedule your appointment at this point and will need to pay associated reexamination fees to schedule a new exam.

Membership Fee:

  • PMI Membership – US$129/year
  • Student Membership – (US$32/year)Exam fee:
    Exam Administration Type PMI Member Status US Dollars Euros
    Computer-based testing (CBT) Paper-based testing (PBT) Member $520 €430

    Computer-based testing (CBT)

    Paper-based testing (PBT)

    Non-member $670 €555
           
    Reexamination CBT/PBT Member $335 €280
    Reexamination CBT/PBT Non-member $435 €365
           
    CCR certification renewal Member $60 USD only
    CCR certification renewal Non-member $150 USD only

    For more information on PMI-SP Certification Process, please click here.

    About Certification and Awarding Body – Option 2

    KHDA Certificate:

    Course completion certificate attested by KHDA(Knowledge and Human Development Authority, UAE)

    The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) is responsible for the growth and quality of private education in Dubai. We support schools, universities, parents, students, educators, investors and government partners to create a high quality education sector focused on happiness and wellbeing.

    Title: PREPARATION FOR PMI-SP

    For application process, please contact us.

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