PMI-SP : PMI-SP Scheduling Professional - V5

PMI-SP Scheduling Professional - V5
ISBN : 978-1-61691-598-8
Start your preparation for PMI-SP certification exam with PMI-SP Scheduling Professional - V5 course. The course focuses on the objectives of PMI-SP exam and offers a comprehensive view on project schedule that is key to managing activities, resources, dependencies and ultimately, project outcomes. 


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Exam Information

The PMI® Scheduling Professional certification exam is a standalone certification from PMI® with the exam code PMI-SP®. The certification is targeted at project management professional for the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule. It also checks the knowledge and skills of a candidate to lead and direct project teams and to deliver results within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources. The exam covers the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule. Project scheduling professionals should be recognized for their knowledge, skills and experience in the area of project scheduling.

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Career Prospects

A PMI-SP Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Project Manager
  • Project Administrator
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
  • Computer-based testing (CBT) for PMI members - $520
  • Computer-based testing (CBT) for non-PMI members - $670
  • Paper-based testing (CBT) for PMI members - $415
  • Paper-based testing (CBT) for non-PMI members - $565
Where do I take the exam?
The PMI exam is administered by Prometric at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
  • Multiple choice
  • Scenario-based
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

PMI has the following pre-requisites for PMI-SP:

  • A four-year degree (bachelor's degree or global equivalent), with at least 3,500 hours of specialized area of professional project scheduling experience within 5 consecutive years and 30 hours of project scheduling education. OR
  • A secondary diploma (high school diploma associate's degree or global equivalent) with at least 5,000 hours of specialized project scheduling experience within 5 consecutive years and 40 hours of project scheduling education.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 170 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
210 minutes
What is the passing score?
A pass/fail result score is generated based on your overall performance of the examination.
What is the exam's retake policy?

Retake Policy for PMI-SP exam is:

  • Candidates are granted a one-year eligibility window. Candidates have a maximum of three attempts to receive a passing score on the PMI-SP examination within the one-year eligibility period.
  • After the third unsuccessful attempt, candidates will have to wait one year before re-applying for the credential and retaking the examination.
  • Candidates have to submit the re-examination fees for the second and third attempts.
What is the validity of the certification?
PMI-SP certification expires 3 years from the date of issue, after which the certification holder will need to renew their certification. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the PMI-SP, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: All About the PMI-SP Certification

  • Defining the PMI-SP Certification
  • Reviewing the PMI-SP Examination
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 2: Project Integration Management

  • Developing Project Charter
  • Developing the Project Management Plan
  • Directing and Managing the Project Work
  • Monitoring and Controlling the Project Work
  • Perform Integrated Change Control
  • Close the Project or Project Phase
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 3: Creating a Schedule Strategy

  • Task 1: Schedule Strategy
  • Task 2: Schedule Strategy
  • Task 3: Schedule Strategy
  • Task 4: Schedule Strategy
  • Task 5: Schedule Strategy
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 4: Schedule Planning and Development, Part I

  • Task 1: Schedule Planning and Development
  • Task 2: Schedule Planning and Development
  • Task 3: Schedule Planning and Development
  • Task 4: Sequence Activities
  • Task 5: Analyzing Project Network Diagrams
  • Task 6: Manage the Project Resources
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 5: Schedule Planning and Development, Part II

  • Task 7: Adjusting the Schedule Module
  • Task 8: Aligning with Program Plan
  • Task 9: Analyze the Major Milestones
  • Task 10: Manage the Schedule Risks
  • Task 11: Manage the Schedule Risks
  • Task 12: Establish Performance Measurement Baseline
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 6: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling

  • Task 1: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Task 2: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Task 3: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Task 4: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Task 5: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • Task 6: Schedule Monitoring and Controlling
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 7: Schedule Closeout

  • Task 1: Schedule Closeout
  • Task 2: Schedule Closeout
  • Task 3: Schedule Closeout
  • Task 4: Schedule Closeout
  • Task 5: Schedule Closeout
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 8: Stakeholder Communications Management

  • Task 1: Stakeholder Communications Management
  • Task 2: Stakeholder Communications Management
  • Task 3: Stakeholder Communications Management
  • Task 4: Stakeholder Communications Management
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 9: Project Time Management Processes

  • Plan Schedule Management
  • Defining the Project Activities
  • Sequencing the Project Activities
  • Estimating the Activity Resources
  • Estimating the Activity Durations
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Controlling the Project Schedule
  • End of Lesson Review

Lesson 10: Cross-Cutting Knowledge and Skills

  • Reviewing the Cross-Cutting Knowledge and Skills
  • Preparing to Pass the PMI-SP Exam
  • End of Lesson Review
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