Certification


What are PMI certifications?

PMI offers a comprehensive certification program for project practitioners of all education and skill levels. There are currently six credentials available, rigorously developed, globally accredited and easily transferable across borders and industries.

Regardless of where you are in your career, PMI has a certification for you. Demonstrate your expertise and your commitment to the profession with a PMI certification.

Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI Project Management Salary Survey–Seventh Edition, certification positively impacts project manager salaries.

PMP Eligibility Overview

To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:
A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

OR

A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

Benefits of attending the (PMP)

Acquire techniques and professional skills for job analysis Identify the essential project management skills and techniques required for successful projects Show an in-depth understanding of each component of the PMP® certification examination and significantly improve your chances of passing the challenging exam Develop complete familiarity with the structure of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®), its processes groups and knowledge areas

Examination:
Membership Fee – 129 $
Examination Fee – 405 $

Topics

  • Project Management Framework
  • Project Time Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Human Resource Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Professional Responsibility of the Project Managers
  • Project Stakeholder Management
  • Revision / Q&A Session
  • Revision & Tips on Taking the Exam
For More info visit www.pmi.org

The AACE® International (The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering), USA is a professional association offers certifications in Cost and Management Professional since 1959.

AACE® International's Certified Cost Consultant / Certified Cost Engineer (CCC®/CCE®) certification program is designed to establish credentials to recognize your professional expertise. This certification program gives professionals a means to validate their skills and knowledge.

Eligibility:
Need 8 full years of professional experience, of which up to 4 years may be substituted by a college/university degree. Related degrees include: engineering, building construction, construction technology, business, economics, accounting, construction management, architecture, computer science, mathematics, etc.

Topics

  • Cost
  • Cost Estimating
  • Planning and Scheduling
  • Progress and Cost Control
  • Project Management
  • Economic Analysis
  • Statistics, Probability and Risk

Examination Fee
Exam Fee : 350 US$
Membership Fee : 130 US$

Examination Details :
120 Multiple Choice
5 Hours Exam

For More info visit www.aacei.org

PMI’s Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® is a valuable entry-level certification for project practitioners. Designed for those with little or no project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management. Whether you are new to project management, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level.

Eligibility:
To apply for the CAPM, you need to have:
  • A secondary degree (high school diploma or the global equivalent)
    AND
  • At least 1,500 hours of project experience
    OR
  • 23 hours of project management education by the time you sit for the exam.

Exam Fee Details
Exam Fee 225 US$
Membership Fee 129 US$

Examination Details
150 Multiple Choice questions
3 Hours Exam

For More info visit www.pmi.org

PMI’s Program Management Professional (PgMP)® credential recognizes the advanced experience and skill of program managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PgMP® demonstrates your proven competency to oversee multiple, related projects and their resources to achieve strategic business goals.

PgMP credential holders oversee the success of a program, grouping related projects together to realize organizational benefits not available if they were managed separately. It’s the perfect fit if you define projects, assign project managers and oversee programs.

Eligibility Overview
To apply for the PgMP, you need to have either:
  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and seven years (10,500 hours) of program management experience.
    OR
  • A four year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent), with at least four years (6,000 hours) of project management experience and four years (6,000 hours) of program management experience.

Topics

The PgMP exam is based on the Program Management Professional (PgMP®) Examination Specification.,[3] which describes five Domains of Program Management knowledge:

  • Strategic Program Management (15%)
  • Program Lifecycle (44%)
  • Benefits Management (11%)
  • Stakeholder Management (16%)
  • Governance (14%)

Exam Fee Details
Exam Fee 800 US$
Membership Fee 129 US$

Examination Details
170 Multiple Choice questions
4 Hours Exam

For More info visit www.pmi.org

PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® credential is a solution to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP® fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management. It recognizes your unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing a core knowledge and practical application in all areas of project management.

Eligibility Overview
To apply for the PMI-RMP, you need to have either:
  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent), with at least 4,500 hours of project risk management experience and 40 hours of project risk management education.
    OR
  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent), with at least 3,000 hours of project risk management experience and 30 hours of project risk management education.

Topics

  • INTRODUCTION
  • PRINCIPLES AND CONCEPTS
  • INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESSES
  • PLAN RISK MANAGEMENT
  • IDENTIFY RISKS
  • PERFORM QUALITATIVE RISK ANALYSIS
  • PLAN RISK RESPONSES
  • MONITOR AND CONTROL RISKS

Exam Fee Details
Exam Fee 520 US$
Membership Fee 129 US$

Examination Details
170 Multiple Choice questions
3.& ½ Hours Exam

For More info visit www.pmi.org

PMI’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential is a solution to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-SP® 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 core knowledge skills in all areas of project management.

Eligibility Overview
To apply for the PMI-SP, you need to have either:
  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least 5,000 hours of project scheduling experience and 40 hours of project scheduling education.
    OR
  • 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.

Topics

  • Schedule Mission Management
  • Schedule Creation
  • Schedule Maintenance
  • Schedule Analysis
  • Schedule Communication/Reporting
  • PMI-SP exam application process
  • PMI-SP exam questions

Exam Fee Details
Exam Fee 335 US$
Membership Fee 129 US$

Examination Details
170 Multiple Choice questions
3.& ½ Hours Exam

For More info visit www.pmi.org

Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Green Associate

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is transforming the way we think about how our buildings and communities are designed, constructed, maintained and operated across the globe. Comprehensive and flexible, LEED is a green building tool that addresses the entire building lifecycle recognizing best-in-class building strategies.

If you’re serious about saving money, conserving energy, reducing water consumption, improving indoor air quality, making better building material choices, and driving innovation, then LEED is the best choice. Bar none. LEED is helping to deliver energy and water efficient, healthy, environmentally-friendly cost saving buildings, homes and communities

Behind the LEED program is an immense infrastructure developed to support the leaders in the industry as they innovate and create cutting-edge, high performance buildings, homes and neighborhoods. USGBC invests over $30 million a year to maintain, operate and improve LEED and its customer delivery. No other rating system has an infrastructure that comes close to LEED.

LEED credential holders have a deep understanding of the most current green building principles and practices, and show a clear commitment to professional growth in the field. Gain the core knowledge needed to become a green building expert with the LEED Green Associate credential.

Eligibility:
16 Hrs Leed program
Degree, Diploma or High school education with 2 yrs Experience

Examination:
Application fee: $50,
Exam fee: $150-200
Maintenance: $50 every two years

Eligibility:
  • Two hour computer-based test
  • 100 randomly delivered multiple-choice questions
  • Your score will be available immediately at the end of the exam, and you will receive a printed score report.
  • A passing score is 170 or higher on a scale of 125 to 200.
For More info visit www.usgbc.org

Certified Management of Accountant

The CMA program is designed specifically to validate mastery of the advanced skills required to manage finance functions within an organization, enabling you to deliver value in today’s complex business environment.

There are two parts to the CMA exam. Each part is four hours, and they can be taken in any order. The exam is structured as follows:

PART I - Financial Reporting, Planning, Performance, and Control

  • External Financial Reporting Decisions
  • Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Performance Management
  • Cost Management
  • Internal Controls

PART II - Financial Decision Making

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Investment Decisions
  • Professional Ethics

Eligibility Criteria

  • Membership in IMA.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two continuous years of professional experience in management accounting or financial management.
  • Passing Parts 1 and 2 of the CMA exam.

Examination Fee
Certification Entrance Fee (nonrefundable) : 240 US$
Membership Fee : 395 US$(Per Part)

For More info visit www.imanet.org

What is Microsoft Project?

Microsoft Project is a software application given by Microsoft that provides project management tools to manage projects. The program, which has many different versions, allows users to:

  • Understand and control project schedules and finances.
  • Communicate and present project information.
  • Organize work and people to make sure that projects are completed on schedule.

Topic Areas

  • Breakdown Structures (WBS) – Why use this technique?
  • The Critical Path – Why is the Critical Path important?
  • Planning within limits – How to plan with limited resources, time and budget.
  • Baselines and progress monitoring – Is the project on track?
  • Communication – Publishing plans and progress.

Duration
Hours : 16
Days : 2

Out Line of Course

  • Introduction to Microsoft Project
  • A Quick and Easy Overview of Managing with Project
  • Setting Up a Project
  • Manually Schedule vs. Auto Schedule
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Identifying Task Relationships
  • Defining Resources within Project
  • Making Work Package Estimates
  • Creating an Initial Schedule
  • Create a Resource Leveled Schedule
  • Managing the Project
  • Formatting Output and Printing Reports
  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • Advanced Topics
  • Summary