If you have basic questions related to PMIs Progran Management certification exam then you have come to the right place.
What is the PgMP exam?
PgMP stands for Program Management Professional certification. This is an exam offered by PMI (Project Management Institute) for individuals in the project and program management domain. PMI is widely recognized as the leading organization working on the growth of discipline or Project Management. PMI started offering PMP certification for Project Managers in 1984. The PMP certification exam has grown in stature over the years. In 2007 PMI started a new certification exam - Program Management Professional (PgMP). A program is defined as a set of related projects with a common goal. PgMP certification is meant for managers with responsibility of runninng a program,
What are the pre-requisites for clearing the PgMP exam?
A PgMP aspirant must meet the following eligibilit criteria.
What is the fee of taking the PgMP exam?
The fee for PMI members is $1500, and $1800 for non-members. The fee to become a PMI member is $119 annually. So it makes sense to become the PMI member before taking the exam. You will need to clear the exam within one year of becoming the member.
Is there a negative marking in the PgMP exam?
There is no negative marking. No mark is deducted for any incorrect answer. So you need to attemp to answer all questions.
What is the validity of the PgMP certification?
PgMP certification is valid for three years. Within this period you need to earn 60 pdus (Professional Development Unit) to extend the certification by another three years. One pdu is equivalent to one hour of structured learning in the field of of Program Management.
Which books should I use to prepare for PgMP certification?
PgMP study guide by Paul Sanghera is the most popular book on PgMP certification. The book covers all the objectives process by process. The CD includes flash cards, mock exam engine for the PgMP exam. Readers from India can refer to a1bazaar or Infibeam.