As a PMP (Project Management Professional) ensured task supervisor, I every now and again get posed a question
that all PMPs have asked themselves eventually amid their vocations… is
it worth getting PMP confirmed? Experiencing the procedure of taking the
feared PMP examination is unreasonable and entangled, and obliges a lot
of planning. Is it worth paying some dues to achieve PMP certification?
In this post I’ll walk you through a percentage of the advantages of getting PMP certified.
If you don’t mind take note of that these advantages are just my
assessments (however most are taking into account actualities); numerous
other task chiefs have their own particular suggestions on regardless
of whether PMP certification merits achieving, and they may be unique in
relation to my own. I respect any information that other task
administrators perusing this post may have.
PMP certification Benefits
The Advantage of PMP certification
PMP certification looks extraordinary on a resume
certification can bulk up a resume, and can have the effect between
landing a position as a venture supervisor and being disregarded for
another person (likely somebody who is PMP confirmed). Also, numerous
head honchos oblige PMP certification of their task directors, and won’t
employ non-confirmed venture chiefs. Having the qualification will
positively make it less demanding to discover an occupation as an
undertaking or system administrator.
Amid the application process for one specific employment I was
chastised by an expert selection representative, somebody who
experiences several resumes every week, for not having “PMP” adjacent to
my name at the extremely top of my resume (I had it recorded further
down, under “Expert Certifications”). She felt it vital to show in
advance that I was PMP confirmed. What’s more, coincidentally, I did wind up landing the position.
PMP certification demonstrates that you have venture administration experience
Keeping in mind the end goal to apply to take the PMP exam you are obliged to have achieved a certain measure of experience
driving and coordinating activities: 60 months (7,500 hours) of
experience on the off chance that you have a partner’s degree, and 36
months (4,500 hours) of experience in the event that you have a four
year college education. PMI (the Project Management Institute) has a
review procedure to help guarantee that potential PMPs are being honest
about their venture history (however as a matter of fact it is not a
As I for one arrangement with customers once a day, I incorporate
“PMP” after my name in my email signature. This gives me some starting
believability when meeting new contacts (however just the individuals
who definitely recognize what PMP remains for).
On the off chance that you don’t yet have the venture administration
work experience needed to apply for the PMP exam, you may likewise
consider PMI’s CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management)
certification. CAPM certification has its own particular advantages and
PMP venture directors profit than non-PMP venture chiefs
Having PMP certification can score you a higher pay contrasted with
those undertaking chiefs who are not ensured. Also, one study shows that
the PMP is the most generously compensated IT certification (in any
event starting 2008). All the more uplifting news: a second review
demonstrates that PMP compensations are keeping on expanding.
Online you’ll discover a lot of sources demonstrating that PMPs make $6,000 to 10,000 USD every year more than non-PMPs; others will
brag that PMPs make 10-15% more cash than the individuals who are not
confirmed. As per the 2010 PMI Salary Survey PMP-ensured venture chiefs
in six noteworthy nations reported a $10,000 USD pay advantage over non-PMP-guaranteed undertaking administrators.
Being a PMP can prompt systems administration opportunities and potential openings for work
Being a PMP joins you to the greater part of alternate PMPs on the
planet, and there are a lot of those. As per the August 2011 issue of
PMI’s production PMI Today there are 357,770 PMI individuals over the
globe – and this number is developing. PMI stages regular PMI gatherings
in most real metropolitan focuses, where PMI individuals (numerous,
however not every one of them PMPs) get together to arrange and find out
about venture administration hypothesis. These gatherings can likewise
procure PMPs important Professional Development Units (PDUs) that are
expected to restore their certification at regular intervals.
Amid PMI gatherings you can frequently get some answers concerning
crisp profession opportunities from individuals who value the
significance of PMP certification; these gatherings
regularly have time alloted for individuals to stand up and share any
openings for work that are accessible at their associations. What’s
more, there are a lot of different groups, both online and off, where
PMPs can associate with other task administrators, manufacture their
expert systems and explore potential vocation opportunities.
PMP certification demonstrates that you have a pledge to the calling of undertaking administration
PMP venture supervisors have invested energy and exertion paving the
way to and achieving PMP certification, which implies that they are in
any event to some degree resolved to venture administration as a
calling. Regardless of the fact that they don’t plan to serve as venture
chiefs for their whole lives, they do comprehend the significance of PMP certification as a stage forward in their vocations, and that in itself recounts an
imperative story. As a task administration proficient I am a champion of
undertaking administration as a calling; it is my obligation to
guarantee that venture administration is perceived as a legitimate
precept, and that colleagues dealing with the activities I manage
understand and respect its importance.