Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a globally accepted benchmark by project managers. The PMP certification not only gives professional advantage, but also benefits your salary substantially. According to the PMI’s Earning Power Salary Survey, “PMP certification holders reap higher salary—20% higher than those without PMP certification.” Earning a PMP certification validates your expertise to manage projects globally. This certification puts you on the edge due to your well-connected network of professionals, experts and organizations from around the world.

A PMP has the knowledge in PMI-designated sets of skills, processes, and goals that can be transferred from project to project and company to company. In fact, many organizations, including the U.S. federal government, require PMP credentials for job applicants filling certain roles. Therefore, a project manager with the PMP certification can expect a significant increase in salary. As per the latest IT Skills and Salary Survey by Global Knowledge, following are the annual salary and estimated increase in salary on adding a PMP certification to their existing IT certification:

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Certifications

Salary
AWSUSD 121,937
AWS+PMPUSD 151,611
ITILUSD 101,458
ITIL+PMPUSD 121,630
MicrosoftUSD 91,204
Microsoft+PMPUSD 104,947
Red HatUSD 93,838
Red Hat+PMPUSD 115,000
SecurityUSD 104,996
Security+PMPUSD 131,511

As per Chris Daniel, PMP and Principal of Regroup Consulting, a PMP boot camp and training organization, “There’s no question that getting the PMP certification is worth it.” Daniel further says that PMP is given so much importance in organizations and companies because it codifies what a project manager is, and how a project manager works. Project management is a way of doing things. The PMP gives you a framework.

So, gear up to be a certified PMP! Start your prep today with uCertify PMP course.

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The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is the industry-recognized credential for project managers. PMPs leading projects can be found in nearly every country and it is truly global. As a certified PMP, you can work with any methodology in virtually any industry. PMP certification also enhances salary and earning potential of the professional. As per the PMI’s Earning Power Salary Survey, professionals with a PMP certification garner a higher salary (20% higher on average) than those without a PMP certification.

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Prerequisites For PMP Certification

As per PMI, following are the prerequisites for PMP certification:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 7,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

OR

  • Four-year degree
  • 4,500 hours leading and directing projects
  • 35 hours of project management education

The 5 Project Management Steps

Most project managers follow the following 5 project management steps for projects that they oversee:

  • Initiation
  • Planning
  • Execution
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Closure

Career Prospects After PMP Certification

PMP certification opens better career opportunities in the project management world. Here are the most popular and highest paying PMP certification as per the 10th edition of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Salary Survey:

  • Pharmaceutical Project Management Professional
  • Resources Project Management Professional
  • Consulting Project Management Professional
  • Aerospace Project Management Professional
  • Engineering Project Management Professional

Being a PMP certified gives you high market value, increased credibility and in many cases, as discussed before, a higher pay. Also, PMP certification enhances your project management skills and makes you better at handling projects. So, accelerate your career trajectory by being a PMP certified. Start your prep today with uCertify!

Vidyesh Alve and Vidhi Raj are mentors to PMP aspirants and have co-authored a popular PMP study book Winning Plan for PMP. Vidyesh has 15+ years of work experience as a Project Manager and also earned PMP and Prince2 certifications. Currently, he is working as full time project management trainer. He recently accessed uCertify PMP Project Management Professional certification course. We are really happy to share his feedback:

Vidyesh Alveu uCertify Review

uCertify PMP course and labs are really good with detailed instruction manual. The course and labs have been divided into 5 sections, ‘pre-assessment, chapters & lessons, performance labs, practice tests, and post assessment’ that guides in the PMP certification exam prep. Evaluations are timely and in sync with the flow of the content. The answer explanations are detailed and connected well with PMI’s exam content. The course webpage is bug free, quite fast, and the environment is intuitive and user friendly. “Exam spotlight” has been used very well to draw attention to crucial points in the lessons section with a very unique interactive feature of “performance labs” that provide hands-on learning experience on exam topics.

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Thank you Vidyesh for taking out time and providing feedback on our course. It really feels rewarding when we get such customer feedback!

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Dr. Victor Ude is a Project Manager with expertise in managing remote and collocated project teams. He has successfully managed and trained project teams spread across USA, Canada, and Jamaica, through numerous Projects, while working for arguably the best site search company in the world. He is also specialized in the waterfall methodologies of project management which a CAPM or PMP provides. He has skills in Project Management, Microsoft Office, CSS, JavaScript, and much more. Recently he reviewed uCertify Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)/PMBOK-6 course. Let us check out his feedback:

Dr. Victor Ude Review

“The interface is very user friendly and easy for anyone to navigate and the PMBOK topics are highly detailed and exam focused. This course also consists of lots of exercises and lab simulations that provide knowledge and long term memory. What intrigues me the most about this course is the strong similarity between the test/assessment questions compared to the real-life CAPM exam questions. Constant real-life scenario practice is the key to success.”

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Thank you Dr. Victor for reviewing our course and providing the feedback. We are happy to know that you find our course user friendly and helpful for the certification.

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Project management is an integral part of any industry, it is the main deciding factor for the success and failure of a project. This is the reason, organizations across the globe are looking for the professionals not only talented and experienced but also certified in this field. There are a huge number of certifications available that can help you get your dream job. Above all, PMI PMP Certification is considered to be the most prestigious certification. PMI PMP Certification is accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Check Out Our Latest Edition Of PMI PMP Certification uCertify Course

uCertify is offering Project Management Professional Exam V9 course and performance-based labs that is based on the latest edition of PMBOK. Performance-based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. The PMI PMP Certification course is based on the PMBOK6 guide and provides complete coverage of the PMP exam objectives. The complete study guide offers essential skills on the topics such as risk planning, creating a project charter, developing a project schedule, planning project resources, and many more.

Here is what you will learn with PMI PMP Certification guide:

  • Controlling Work Results
  • Developing Project Teams
  • Process Inputs and Outputs
  • Estimating Activity Durations
  • Estimating Activity Resources
  • Developing the Project Schedule
  • Developing the Project Scope Statement
  • Understanding the Sequence Activities Process
  • Measuring and Controlling Project Performance
  • Developing Project Budget and Communicating the Plan
  • Closing the Project and Applying Professional Responsibility

Here are the following learning resources added to the PMI PMP Certification guide:

  • 16+ Lessons
  • 240+ Quizzes
  • 60+ Flashcards
  • 1+ Full-length Tests
  • 100+ Pre-assessments
  • 200+ Post Assessments
  • 62+ Performance-based Labs

About PMI PMP Certification Exam

 Project Management Professional certification is among the most demanded and industry supported project management credentials. The certification validates your knowledge and expertise in project management and assures your employer that you are capable of delivering projects on time with the limited constraints.

So, get yourself enrolled in the uCertify cert guide and get good results in your PMI PMP certification exam. You can also check out the exciting Steal The Deal Sale to avail 25% off on all our courses. Do not forget to use promo code SD25 while checking out.