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Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep

Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep

Prepare for Your Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam with Our Interactive Online Course

The PMP® Sets the Global Standard

There’s a reason project professionals in more than 200 countries have earned and maintained their Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. It delivers real value in the form of professional credibility, deep knowledge and increased earning potential.

The median salary for PMP holders is 32% higher in the U.S. (and 16% higher globally) than those without certification, according to Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey - Twelfth Edition.

To obtain PMP certification, a project manager must meet certain requirements and then pass a 180-question exam. The PMP exam was created by project leaders for project leaders, so each test question can be related to real-life project management experiences.

PMP certification validates that you are highly skilled in:

  • People: Recognizing you have the skills to effectively lead and motivate a project team throughout a project.
  • Process: Using predictive, agile and hybrid approaches to determine which way of working is best for each project.
  • Business Environment: Highlighting the success of a project and its impact on overall strategic organizational goals.

Land a higher salary

It’s a fact—PMP offers high-end earning potential. In most industries and most locations around the world you earn more as a PMP-certified project leader.

The PMI Earning Power: Project Management Salary Survey – Twelfth Edition reports on the 2021 median salary of project managers to clearly show the impact of having and maintaining your PMP certification. This latest salary edition proves that across 40 countries surveyed, respondents with a PMP certification make an average of 16% higher than those without – 32% within the US. In addition to a one-time salary raise, 22% of respondents reported increases of at least 5% over the year.

Sustainable Benefits chart

Given the negative impact that COVID-19 has had on the workplace, it is very clear of the sustainability and salary opportunities associated with maintaining your PMP. Don’t miss the chance to land a higher salary—become a PMP certification holder today!

Find new career opportunities with a credibility boost

Innovative organizations around the world look for the PMP—some even require it! Put yourself in high demand for bigger projects and better jobs by adding the leading certification to your name.

As a globally recognized certification, the PMP can open doors for you within your company or in another organization. This is because of the valuable skills you will learn during the process of obtaining your PMP certification.

Created by project professionals for project leaders, the PMP will validate that you are highly skills in project management skills that employers seek. As the demand for project manager roles increases, take the next step to increase your marketability and see what new job opportunities will open for you with the PMP certification.

Tap into a growing community

Network with the best of the best in your field; seek insight from others facing similar challenges; find a mentor or peer who can help you thrive.

There are more than 1,200,000 PMP certification holders worldwide. They’ve earned universally recognized knowledge.

With over 1 million people across the globe maintaining a PMP certification, it is one of the most widely held and well-known certifications. Joining this elite community provides you with the opportunity to become a PMI Member, join a PMI Chapter and even attend PMI Training sessions around the world.

growing community

Through these interactions, you will be able to meet other PMP certification holders and gain valuable insight through all of the resources available. As you continue to grow in the PMI community, you could even become a mentor yourself!

Take the next step to earn your PMP

This bootcamp offers a comprehensive program that provides the knowledge and skills you need to excel as a project manager. This 35-hour program covers all aspects of project management, including agile, traditional, and hybrid methodologies, and prepares you for the PMP certification exam. By joining the PMP Bootcamp, you’ll gain a deep understanding of project management concepts and methodologies, and the ability to apply them to real-world situations.

Education & Experience Requirements

Certification Maintenance Requirements

  • Must earn 60 PDUs every three years to maintain certification.

Exam Information

  • All PMI exams are offered at approved Pearson VUE Testing Centers worldwide. You can check for locations on Pearson VUE’s website. (NOTE: Please check Pearson VUE's Covid-19 page for information about exam availability in your area.)
  • You can also take your PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP or PMI-PBA exam in the comfort of your home or office while being monitored by an online proctor through Pearson VUE.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to take your career to the next level. Join Brett Palmer & Associates’ PMP Bootcamp today!

Where is this course held?

This course is hosted live, online, over Zoom.  Click here to read the technical requirements.

Our instructor: Kevin Reilly (specific course dates)

Professor Kevin Reilly is an esteemed project management educator and Agile instructor, renowned for his comprehensive approach to teaching and his commitment to student success. With over 12 years of experience guiding business professionals through PMI Exam Prep training, Kevin has effectively steered over 1000 students to triumph in the CAPM, PMP, and PMI-ACP exams, achieving an impressive average pass rate of 98.75%.

Bringing 25 years of industry experience from the Software Development and IT sectors, Kevin served in various capacities, such as a Waterfall Project Manager, Agile Project Manager, and Agile Scrum Master. Throughout his career, he has implemented and scaled Waterfall, Hybrid, and Agile project management best practices across various organizations, thereby enriching his in-depth knowledge of industry standards and methodologies.

Kevin's competencies span across multiple areas including course design, creative lesson planning, public speaking, and technical writing. His exceptional capabilities have not only led him to co-author project management textbooks and create numerous practice exam questions but also contribute valuable content for significant project management publications.

Volunteerism is another hallmark of Kevin's career. Currently, he holds the position of Speakers Bureau Director and Annual Conference Speaker Captain for the PMI-SD Chapter (San Diego). He also lends his expertise as a PMP Exam Prep Instructor for the PMICIE (Inland Empire) and PMI-OC (Orange County) chapters, and frequently serves as a keynote and special event speaker for PMI chapters around the world.

With his unwavering dedication to the field of project management and his student's success, Kevin Reilly is undoubtedly a valuable addition to our teaching team.

Kevin currently has or has held the following certifications:
PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Our instructor: Jon Jorgensen (specific course dates)

With our seasoned instructor, Jon Jorgensen, you're in great hands.

In the neon-lit sprawl of an unsettling future, where shadows dance with flickering uncertainty, Jon Jorgensen emerges as a master of agile prowess. For three decades, he has traversed realms that defy convention, seamlessly blending the fragmented worlds of IT, R&D, Game Development, Accounting & Finance, and countless more. A visionary navigator of the apocalyptic storm, he has cast his enigmatic influence upon the domains of Marketing and Sales, Legal Practice, and even the treacherous corridors of Corporate Governance.

With an indomitable spirit that reverberates through the crumbling walls, Jon stands as a luminary, illuminating the path forward for organizations of every size and nation. He dismantles the chains of conventional thinking, liberating the intellectual prowess and creative fire that burns within the courageous souls who stride alongside him. You, dear reader, may be one of these brave few, as customers, colleagues, or constituents, whose destinies are forever intertwined with the relentless pursuit of prosperity.

But how does this maverick conjure such miracles? Through the symphony of collaboration, where each voice is elevated to its rightful place. Jon unleashes the dormant power that courses through your veins, an alchemist channeling the extraordinary capabilities that lay hidden within. Like a bloodhound in a labyrinth, he uncovers the elusive, the unseen, and the seemingly impossible. His unwavering dedication unearths solutions from the depths of chaos, forever transcending the boundaries of what is deemed attainable.

Yet amidst the chaos, Jon remains a maestro of joy. With laughter echoing through the fractured cityscapes, he harmonizes with friends and family, an oasis of mirth in the desolate expanse of Southern California. With an unwavering spirit, he applauds those who dare to seek solace in the midst of chaos, becoming a beacon of hope in a world on the brink. A visionary of the surreal, traversing hazy realms, Jon Jorgensen encapsulates a spirit that defies the odds, propelling others towards a brighter horizon.

Jon currently has or has held the following certifications:
PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor
ICAgile Authorized Instructor
SAFe Practitioner Consultant
Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)
OpenSpace Agility Trainer
Scrum Foundations Educator
Certified Team Coach (CTC)
XSCALE Business Agility Coach
ICAgile Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC)
Kanban Management Professional (KMP)
Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP)
Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
Certified Kanban Ace (CKA)
Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (PMI-DASSM)
Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (PMI-DASM)
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)
Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
Professional Scrum Master I, II, and III (PSM III)
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Licensed facilitator of the Agile Fluency Game
Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner (SP)
Certified Scrum@Scale Practitioner
Certified LeSS Practitioner (CLP)
Certified Aware Leader
Certified Agile Leader (CAL1)

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