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Education And Training

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PMP Certification and 35-hour mandatory training program

 

The chapter conducts on a monthly basis training programs for project management practitioners who are aspiring to get PMP certified. The details of the program are as follows:

1. Eligibility criteria

The candidate should have a either:
A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.
OR
A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

The candidate does not need the title of project manager to have the experience count, but instead must have worked in the project management processes of initiation, planning, execution,controlling and closing with identified deliverables.


2. Training program course content:

The 35-hour contact course is mandatory for candidates wanting to appear for the PMP certification Exam and is designed towards exam preparation. The course is based on PMI' s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK - 5) covering Project Management Processes in 10 Knowledge areas of Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Risk, HR, Communication, Procurement, Stakeholder and  Integration Management. The course starts with describing the concepts and framework of project management. The course will also cover principles of Professional Responsibility.

Sample tests will be conducted after each session to provide an idea of the type of questions one should be ready to tackle in the PMP certification exam. A one and half hour composite test in the lines of the PMP certification exam will provide the candidates a feel for the pace one needs to maintain. Finally a session will be held on what to expect in the exam and how previous successful candidates prepared for the PMP Certification.
 
Participants are expected to attend all sessions of the training program in order to get the 35 PDU certificate.

3. Duration & time:

The course is held over two consecutive weekends as our faculties are mostly working PMPs and are able to provide their time only in the weekends. The course is held from 8 AM to 6.30 PM on all days and reporting time on Day 1 is 7.45 AM. One faculty member generally covers each knowledge area. The program is normally held in the 2nd and 3rd weekend of each month.

4. Registration:

Registration for the course is online and EventsAvenue is providing Online payment gateway services to PMI Bangalore Chapter. We accept payments by Visa and MasterCard credit cards, Debit Cards and NetBanking accounts.  Registraton for October batch is OPEN now! Look for registration button in section 6 below for more details.
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Registration for future batches will be opened as per the PMP QUEST calendar.
 
Registration cancellation or rescheduling policy:
Registration can be cancelled or rescheduled for a cancellation fee by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with details of the cheque couriered for fee amount mentioned below and the payee name in the cheque mentioned as PMI BANGALORE INDIA CHAPTER. Telephonic or oral requests will not be entertained.

Cancellation/rescheduling fees:

- For cancellations or reschedule before 7 days from the start of the program - 25% of the registration fee
- For all cancellations or reschedule upto 7 days before or after the start of the program - 50% of the registration fee
- Cancellation or reschedule requests received after 7 days from the start date of the program will not be entertained.
- Requests for partial cancellation or rescheduling will not be entertained.
- Rescheduling fee cheques should be couriered to the Shanti Nagar address of the chapter.

5. Venue & Cost

The course will be held at the following venue:

ROYAL ORCHID CENTRAL HOTEL
Manipal Center
Dickenson Road
Bangalore

The cost for each participant will be:

Category Course Fee Payment Gateway
fee (4%)
GST
(18%)
Total
Non - Members Rs. 12,000 Rs. 480.00 Rs. 2,246.40 Rs. 14,726.40
PMI Bangalore Chapter Members* Rs. 9,000 Rs. 360.00 Rs. 1,684.80 Rs. 11,044.80
* Click here to check your chapter membership status


The cost is inclusive of cost of study material, tea and Lunch and issue of certificate at the end of the training program on satisfactory completion of 35 hours mandatory attendance. 

We strongly recommend becoming a member of PMI since besides the savings in attending this program the savings in the exam fee will more than offset the membership fee as detailed below:

As a new PMI member, one will pay $151.00 made up of $129.00 PMI membership, $10.00 "New Member Application Fee" and $ 12.00 to be a member of Bangalore Chapter.

Now, the PMP exam costs $555.00 if you are not a member and $405.00 if you are a member. The difference is $150.00 which right there covers almost your membership expense. Now begin to factor in the free publications, discounts on courses, books and so on for being a member. There is no question that being a member of PMI BEFORE one takes the exam is all advantage and no disadvantage.

One can become a member on-line using the URL of PMI at www.pmi.org. Can also obtain more information about the certification exam from the web pages.

6. Programs:

August 2017 Program
12th, 13th, 19th & 20th August 2017.
Registration for this batch is now Closed!
 
September 2017 Program
9th,10th, 16th & 20th September 2017.
Registration for this batch is now Opened
 
 register
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7. Past training programs:

Number of Participants as per the year
Month 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
January 43 35 31 34 50 52
February 36 64 26 61 63 45
March 36 35 31 63 63 66
April 37 35 28 54 72 50
May 36 64 36 58 71 46
June 34 68 25 65 71 52
July 35 62 27 67 64 48
August 32 68 62 61 63 54
September 34 31 NIL 64 67 59
October 31 34 34 53 43 42
November 33 35 27 54 53 36
December 36 35 35 53 51 62