What's the Value of PMP® Certification?

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Hire a PMP vs. a non-PMP Project Manager? - key points from Gary Shea, a PMP and Consultant

What Makes PMI Credentials Stand Apart? - a presentation from PMI

Is PMP Certification Really Worth It? -a blog discussion

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Certified Project Managers in Demand

By: Sandesh Sharma

* One fifth (1/5) of the world's GDP (U.S. $12 Trillion) is being spent on projects this year reflects the global need of project management.

* Project Management has been identified as the primary success factor by organizations that range from global business to governments & NGO.

* The widening gap between the supply & demand for skilled project managers is projected to reach crisis proportions putting U.S. $ 4.5 Trillion at risk.

* Industry Leaders like Infosys, TCS, HSBC, ABB, Hewlett Packard, GE,Siemens, Ericsson, HCL Technologies, KPMG, Alcatel - Lucent, Johnson & Johnson, Sun Microsystems, American Express, Perot Systems, Pfizer, Samsung, Unisys, Wipro, Cap Gemini, Citigroup just to name few - have recognized the need to ensure capability development of their project teams.

"The practice of Project Management will be the activity that makes or breaks many global companies in this economic environment" - 2008 Forbes Leadership Meeting.

Formally Trained/Certified Project Staff enable organizations to reduce risks, maintain clear project direction & complete projects on time.

If you are a Project Staff, you must consider PMP® Certification today!

Given the very competitive scenario, if two comparably skilled project managers are being considered for a job, one who is certified and one who is not, the holder of the PMP® Certification possesses significantly higher odds of landing the new job or retaining the existing one.

Project Management Institute's - PMP® Certification Credential based on PMBOK® Guide can help you STAY COMPETITIVE, improve the likelihood of project success & get the best of job opportunities!

Why is PMP® Certification in demand?

The Project Management Professional Certification Examination measures the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques that are utilized in the practice of project management.

Also, before taking the PMP exam, individuals must meet specific education and experience requirements, agree to adhere to PMI's code of professional conduct & undergo 35 Hours of formal project management training.

Project Management skills that participants acquire during a PMP® Prep class can be applied to projects in construction, Information Technology, Defense, Automobile, Aerospace, Business Management, Finance, Consulting for managing day to day project management tasks.

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