What is the difference between a Short Course and an Online Bootcamp?
An Online Bootcamp is an intensive and accelerated learning program made up of a collection of self-paced eLearning components and live online classes that students are required to attend.
The Online Bootcamp program curriculum contain a combination of specifically chosen courses and career-critical skills that are aligned to a job role.
A Short Course on the other hand are shorter courses that is designed to target developing a specific skillset or topic. They generally are much quicker to complete than Bootcamp Programs.
Do project managers with PMP certifications get better pay?
According to the Project Management Salary Survey conducted by Project Management Institute (PMI), a PMP certified project manager professional attains a 22% higher salary in comparison to a non-certified project manager.
Do I need a related degree to be eligible for online PMP courses?
To be eligible to study an online PMP course with Upskilled and Simplilearn, you should hold a secondary degree (i.e. high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent) with at least 35 hours experience in project management education to start the pmp online training course.
You should have a four-year degree with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects along with 35 hours of project management education to start with pmp course.
Is the PMP the same as a Masters?
PMP and a Master's degree are two different educational certificates and the PMP certification is not considered equivalent to a Masters degree.
The PMP certificate is a world-renowned certification demonstrating knowledge and expertise in project management and it is exclusively managed by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The PMP certificate is recommended for project management professionals who have at least 3 years experience in the project management field.
Whereas an MBA, or Masters of Business Administration is considered a graduate-level degree providing students with a deeper understanding of business administration and management. The MBA can be obtained from various programs and tertiary schools worldwide in a full-time or part-time format.
Is PMP better than Six Sigma?
Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six Sigma certifications are equally reputable and esteemed management certifications in the project management world. A PMP online certification is different from a Six Sigma professional certification. The PMP certification primarily focuses on industry-relevant skills and knowledge in managing project work, whereas Six Sigma focuses on the elimination of any potential defects within a certain process. It is commonly used as a set of tools for business process improvement and as a qualitative methodology based on statistical analysis and quality control.
What are the PMP certification fee and are they included in this course?
This PMP certification training course does not include the PMP certification fees and must be paid for separately via the Project Management Institute (PMI).
The fees for the PMP certification exam will vary for PMI members and non members. The information below shows the corresponding fee associated with each membership type.
- PMP® Certification Exam fee with PMI® Membership- $405
- PMP® Certification Exam fee without PMI® Membership - $555
- PMI® Membership fee - $139
- PMI® Membership renewal fee - $129 per year
- Reexamination fee for PMI® members - $275
- Reexamination fee for non-members - $375
How do I pass the PMP certifcation exam?
The PMP professional certification can be challenging to pass if you don't have proper knowledge and training in the field. It requires a high level of skill and knowledge in project management principles, methodologies and techniques. By taking a training course to prepare for the exam, you are setting yourself up to be an expert in project management work and will be able to pass the certification with flying colors!
What are the eligibility requirements for a PMP certification?
To qualify for the PMP certification exam, professionals must fulfill the following:
- a four year degree or a high school diploma
- 36-60 months in leading projects
- 35 hours of project management training or a CAPM certification
What are the career outcomes of PMP certified professionals?
There are various career outcomes for PMP certified PMP professionals. Career opportunities for PMP® certified professional include:
- Project Manager
- Product Manager
- IT Project Manager
- Operations Manager
- Marketing Manager
Does the PMP certification expire?
The PMP certification is valid for years upon date of certification issue. After 3 years, certified holders will need to renew their credentials to continue benefitting from this professional certification.
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