To receive your Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential, you must meet the job experience and educational requirements, and also pass the PMP® exam which is a 200-question multiple choice test.
Even if you have plenty of project management experience or PMP education, you should definitely still prepare intensely for the exam.
Individuals that successfully pass the PMP exam typically use multiple exam prep aids such as; PMP courses, self-study and study groups.
The average successful PMP candidate will spend at least 35 hours or more to prepare, so be sure to leave yourself lots of preparation time before you take the exam.
PMP Exam Prep Tips to Help You Pass
- Review the PMP Handbook.
- Review the PMP Examination Outline.
- Practice with our PMP Exam Questions
- Join a study course offered by PMI chapters or accredited Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.s). You can also review self-study books published by R.E.P.s and other reputable training organizations.
- Start a study group with coworkers or friends; you can either meet in person or online.
- Read books about project management. A great source of the latest book titles used for PMP examination creation is PMI eReads & Reference, a PMI member benefit that allows full online access to complete, unabridged project management books.
- Read the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).