Top 10 Reasons to Get a PMP Certification

  • Top 10 Reasons to Get a PMP Certification

    • April 22, 2019
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    The Project Management Professional (PMP)® is a globally acknowledged professional certification that validates a professional’s education and experience in project management. This coveted credential is offered by the reputed Project Management Institute to professionals who qualify in the PMP Exam conducted by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®.
    Why PMP certification? Here are the top 10 reasons you should consider getting PMP certified:
    1: Globally Acknowledged
    Who should become PMP certified? Anyone who wants the freedom to work anywhere in the world. The PMP is one of those credentials whose reputation precedes them, recognized and sought-after the world over (there are more than 760,000 PMP certified professionals worldwide). Achieving the PMP certification helps professionals demonstrate and showcase their skills and expertise to potential employers across the globe.
    2: Salary Bump
    If you’ve wondered why to get a PMP certification, you should know that PMP holders typically enjoy a dramatic and steep hike in salary once they have attained the PMP certification. On average, PMP certified professionals earn 17% more than their non-certified counterparts, according to the Project Management Salary Survey, Eighth Edition. According to the PMI’s Project Management Salary Survey released in July 2017, PMP certified professionals earn a median salary of $111,969 per year in the United States.
    3: Expand Your Market Reach and Scope
    PMP certification holders are a global yet close-knit community. There are many Project Management forums and online communities that attract PMP professionals from across the world who are willing to share tips, insights, and pool their experience—helping everyone stay abreast of the latest industry developments and trends.
    4: Better Job Opportunities
    PMP Certification opens up better career avenues and provides professionals with greater job opportunities in the project management world. According to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey, 80% of high-performing projects use PMP credentialed project managers; according to the PMI Pulse of the Profession study, organizations with more than 35% PMP certified project managers demonstrated much better project performance than those without a certification.
    5: PMP Professionals Get The Most Challenging Projects
    The PMP Certification earns a professional a challenging and important role since the certification demonstrates an individual’s dedication to project management and attests to that person’s knowledge and experience in handling challenging projects. Additionally, since even the eligibility to take the PMP exam includes both education and experience, the PMP Certification validates one’s skills and experience leading and directing projects.
    6: PMP Professionals Demonstrate Better Project Performance
    Not all project managers are PMP certified. Consequently, project managers who lack the credential perform less efficiently than their certified peers. The standards for the rigorous PMP exam are higher than other project management certifications, testing professionals on five project management processes: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and closing, providing the Project manager with a detailed, standardized, actionable set of project management best practices.
    Further, in order to qualify for the PMP exam, aspirants must have an in-depth understanding of nine knowledge areas of project management, including project scope management, integration management, human resource management, time management, cost management, quality management, and procurement management.
    7: Greater Visibility To Recruiters
    Research across industries suggests that organizations prefer hiring PMP certified project managers rather their non-credentialed peers. The PMP certification is a standard that demonstrates a professional’s expertise in project management and it immediately catches a recruiter’s eye during profile evaluation.
    8: Applicable to Most Industries
    The PMP certification is an ideal bet for all project managers in various professional fields, including IT, telecom, business processing, commerce, finance, research, and more.
    9: A Great Investment for Your Future
    The exam itself falls into about the middle range in terms of cost. While not as expensive as many of the high-tech, very specific exams, it isn’t something you are likely to take lightly. At $555 a test (unless you are a PMI® member, in which case it is $405), it doesn’t seem too expensive.
    The passing rate of the PMP exam is estimated to be around 50 – 60%. Once you consider the pass/fail rate, you may decide that you need formal training. These types, of course, can cost between $1,500 and $2,000—not counting the cost of the exam.
    10: PMP Professionals are Secure Even During Economic Downturns
    With the economy yet to get back to where it was 15 years ago, there is still plenty of uncertainty. While no one is immune to layoffs and downsizing, 80% of executives around the world believe that having a PMP certification demonstrated core competencies that made the certification holders valuable even during a recession.

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Anas Adnan
Anas Adnan
21:26 13 Jul 19
NOT RECOMMENDED for CPHQ course sharing my review from my own experience with RED learning . me and my friend registered for the CPHQ course and we decided to withdraw after we attended the first class, I tried to get our money back but the refused, I called the police for them and they offered me to refund 60%. that we didn’t accept and that’s how we were forced to continue. we decided to withdraw and we not recommending RED learning for the following reasons: 1- the RED learning has no experience in teaching the CPHQ course, we were the first patch ( 4 students) & weren’t informed about this point. 2- although the CPHQ costs 2850 the quality of service was cheap. 3- all the professional institutions are teaching the Janet Brown book as its the main book to pass the CPHQ exam, but the are teaching the HQ solution that considered as a side reference. 4- cheap study material was provided ( 2256 PPt slides made as book that its volume is bigger than the book it self & a hacked HQ solution scan PDF) 5- the instructor seems lost and her teaching methods are not meeting the criteria of registration for the CPHQ course as she is memorizing NOT understanding what she is teaching, she kept saying you can read this alone, she was laterally reading from the slides and for the parts that needs to be understood she advised to watch youtube!. at her CV it’s not mentioned how many CPHQ hours she touch or where!! 6- the refund policy is unfair and robbery as it will be the total amount if you attend the first class of the course and the worst it wasn’t explained to us from the beginning how we could make our judgment without attending the class!. 7- don’t communicate with a person his name is RIZWAN as this man giving a fake promises, unhonest and has no professional ethics and morals, he tried to coup my friend on me & … he even offered my friend to pay her commission if she will fake people by advising them to join the RED learning for CPHQ course. 8- at the course brochure we received by email from RED learning it mentioned: No matter your job title, position, department specialty, or working environment there are no formal eligibility requirements to sit for the CPHQ Certification. while at another professional institutions websites it mentioned: Eligibility: CEOs, Quality management professionals, Medical Directors, Accreditation Officers, Senior nurses, Risk managers Healthcare Administrators and all Health care professionals interested in managerial or quality jobs. because for sure not everyone is eligible for the CPHQ and this will give an indicator that RED learning is cheap, unprofessional, just looking for money and have no experience what is CPHQ course is. 9- at the RED learning website it mentioned (100% satisfaction rate), while this is just a fake information because nothing is perfect and they are faraway from that. I really felt that RED learning is just care about money without any consideration of the quality of there services, the students or there reputation. Although we finished the course we didn’t receive our CME certificates yet!! In contrast, another really professional institution with a high experience such as Transformed they are providing Janet brown, HQ solution and JCI book all parented and there refund policy is to pay 500 AED to book a seat , to attend the first class and if you want to withdraw simply will pay you your more
reshma rose
reshma rose
07:58 07 Jul 19
Red learning is one of the best institutions when it comes to PMP, PgMp trainings. They have the best tutors in the industry . My PMP classes are tutored by Mr.Najmul Hussain. The classes are very lively and interactive. The Red learning team, especially Mr. Sangeeth KS is always there to help you with reading materials or any sort of help you need for training or application process. I highly recommend Red learningread more
Romi Mehta
Romi Mehta
11:06 06 Jul 19
Highly recommended if you are looking to obtain a PMP certification. Under the guidance of Mr. Najmal(Dubai), I was able to successfully pass my PMP exam in the first attempt with "Above Target" score in all the Project Management Process Groups. He is an experienced trainer and PMP practitioner who will guide you throughout the entire process right from the time of training, application approval till you get your PMP certification. Red Learning has a good library resource of PMP related course materials and mock tests that will help you practice questions in a real type exam simulation environment. They also have a very great staff and I would like thank Aleesha, Rizwan, Hazal, Melvin for their continued more
Mohammad Ziad
Mohammad Ziad
09:03 14 Jun 19
The best in town,, lovely team (Sangeeth, Aleesha, Dexter & everyone) Najmul Hussain has the full PMP knowledge, and surely can deliver it to more
Amith anand
Amith anand
09:28 12 Apr 19
Brilliant sessions and Excellent trainers with good infrastructure
Master mind
Master mind
08:38 15 Mar 19
Excellent and experienced trainer as well as support staff with pleasant Environment
Harit Sunny
Harit Sunny
06:50 15 Mar 19
Highly recommend for pmp training
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snehal katkoria
14:01 13 Mar 19
Awsmm program structure and refreshing atmosphere..
Rabbi Khan
Rabbi Khan
12:01 01 Feb 19
The Trainer is very knowledgeable and so does the training materials. The Staffs are very more
Arun c s
Arun c s
08:58 01 Feb 19
Excellent learning experience. Thank you team Red Learning.
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vishnu haridas
09:31 29 Jan 19
Red Learning is a very professional learning center. I am very impressed by the quality of the faculty and staff and the state of art facility that serves a perfect foundation for any learning/ education system. The instructor is very professional and clear in his teaching style. I would give a 5 star rating more
Jolandi Mellet
Jolandi Mellet
11:20 27 Jan 19
Comfortable environment and an amazing teacher. I would highly recommend Najmul and his team at Red Learning! Thank you for all your support during my journey obtaining my CAPM more
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