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  • Introduction
    • PM Context and PM Process groups
    • Project Integration Management
    • Project Scope Management
    • Project Time /Schedule Management
    • Project Cost Management
    • Project Quality Management
    • Project Human Resources Management
    • Project Communications Management
    • Project Risk Management
    • Project Procurement/Contract Management
    • Project Stakeholder Management
    • Professional and Social Responsibility for Project Manager
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  1. General Information
    1. Our Company and Services
    2. PMP Training Program
    3. PMP Certification Program
    4. Employment Opportunities
    5. Location: Will be available in mail your received or on our website
    6. Dates: Available in mail your received or on our website (4 days – usually, two week-ends)
    7. Timings: Available in mail your received or on our website (usually, 9 hours day)
  2. Training Program Overview
  3. Who Should Attend
  4. The Program Schedule
  5. PMP Training Course Deliverables
  6. FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
    1. What is PMI
    2. What is PMP Certification
    3. Who is PMP Certification for ?
    4. Why PMP Certification
    5. How will PMP Certification Help
    6. Eligibility Criteria
    7. Mandatory Requirements
    8. PMP Examination Information
    9. The Process and Procedures of Obtaining Certification
1.0 General Information
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ISS is a full service consulting firm that is engaged in a wide spectrum of it services, including IT Consulting, Professional Services, Out Sourcing, IT Training and IT Solutions provider services.

ISS training services division provides training in PMP, ITIL, SAP-BIBO and several other courses. These courses are delivered in a wide variety of formats including, Class Room training, Instructor led Remote Online Training and Online Self Learning on the Internet.

ISS training program provides training in PMP, offer assistance in exam preparation. At the end of the Training and upon obtaining certification, ISS will provide employment for such trained candidates with it’s partners.
Location: Will be available in mail your received or on our website
Dates: Available in mail your received or on our website (4 days – usually, two week-ends)
Timings: Available in mail your received or on our website (usually, 9 hours day)

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ISS is offering Software Training and Certification Services on PMP – Project Management Program from PMI - Project Management Institute, USA. PMI is located at 14 Campus Boulevard Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 USA .

This PMP Training is being offered to individuals and corporate employees, that can benefit from ISS’s technical staff experienced in PMP.

ISS Technical staff that conduct training sessions are experienced and certified PMP professionals have experience working with large multinational corporations in International business environments. These individuals are practicing PMP professionals, with experience ranging from 10 years to 20 years in their respective areas of expertise. ISS technical personnel's technical experience includes work experience in working in large multinational companies.

This PMP – Project Management Professional training program is designed for busy professionals to enhance their career growth prospects in a fast paced industry.

This program is based and conducted on the Project Management Body of Knowledge - PMBOK® Guide (fifth edition). This covers all of the five process group areas of Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling and Closing project

This PMP training program fulfils all the mandatory requirements of Project Management Institute – PMI, and which has a mandatory component of a minimum of 35 hours of training in Project management for the PMP examination.

3.0 Who Should Attend
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This course is for any individual that is planning to obtain PMP certification from PMI - Project Management Institute.
This course is best suited for individuals that are in the role of management and/or executive cadre at their respective employers.

This course provides a reference for anyone interested in the profession of project management. Individuals desirous of moving into and/or growing in management (specifically project management) are prime candidates for taking PMI® PMP® certification examination. Individuals with formal or informal responsibilities of project management such as, Senior executives, Program managers, Project Managers, Senior Team Leaders and other project team members. This program is also advisable for members of a project management office, members that liaison with customers, vendors and vice versa, Customers and other stakeholders and employees assigned to project teams. This program is highly recommended for Consultants and other specialists in project management that require to fulfill service level agreements that mandate the delivery of projects on time and in budget to customers.

4.0 The Program Schedule:

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Class Room Training Per Schedule (on weekends only)
Online Training over Internet same schedule as above
Self Learning over Internet Anytime, self paced, self learning
Contact us for details on the Schedules, Durations and other information.

PMP® Certification Exam Prep Course program available across the world. Dates and timings will be as per agreement with customers but will as per PMI guidelines.

Back to Top 6.1 PMP Training Course Deliverables

35 hours* mandatory PM Education/Contact Hours Certificate, which fulfills the mandatory PM
Education Requirements as per PMI®, USA.
Training Materials aligned to the PMBOK® Guide-Fifth Edition.
Evaluation tests at end of each topic
Practice questions -Quiz
Reference Material on PMP application process
Reference Material on PMP examination scheduling
PMBOK® Process groups, processes and knowledge areas mapping
Earned Value Management formulae and examples
PMP® Certification Exam oriented Tips & Traps
PMP® Certification Exam Process-wise Questions Distribution pattern
Industry oriented Practical Tips
Examples/Templates linked to MS Project®
PMP® Simulated Mock Test

Back to Top FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions
What is PMI

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a not-for-profit professional organization for the project management profession with the purpose of advancing project management.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers a range of services to the Project Management profession such as the development of standards, research, education, publication, networking-opportunities in local chapters, hosting conferences and training seminars, and maintaining multiple credentials in project management.

What is PMP

Project Management Professional (PMP) is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

What is PMP Certification ?

PMI – Project Management Institute offers Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications to individuals.

Who is this PMP Certification for ?

PMP Certification is for anyone that is desirous of obtaining a formal education, training and certification in the process of project management. Individuals desirous of obtained such a certification are not constrained by Job titles as they are not an essential requirement, but job roles and responsibilities that are in the arena of project management are the key essentials.

Why do you need PMP Certification ?.

There are several reasons why PMP Certification or any certification in general woud may be an option.

General / Personality
Demonstrate technical expertise and is a formalized display of your professional ability
Demonstrate professional commitment to one’s specialty or area of expertise.
Authenticates one’s level of competence in the area of expertise
Illustrates personal drive to further your credentials, knowledge, and professional abilities
Growth
Expands horizons in the field as you encounter similarly trained professionals
Provides well defined path for professional growth
Provides Financial growth
Knowledge
Will expose you to mainstream thinking on project management standards, techniques, best practices, and current trends
You will learn great new tricks and techniques to assist you in your project management activities
Respect/Prestige
PMP is a great certification and carries with it a high level of prestige within the project management and Information Technology (IT) community. I would also say that a PMP is highly respected within non-IT communities where strong project management skills are required.
Opportunities
Opens Doors for Executive Management Responsibilities
The If working for a consulting firm, your PMP credential may help your company win business, making you more valuable to your firm.
When hiring, many companies are now giving preference to project managers that are PMP certified
Helps to distinguish you from other project management professionals in this tough job market.
Will provide potential teaching opportunities by teaching PMP classes to future PMP candidates
Helps to distinguish you from other project management professionals in this tough job market.
Will provide networking opportunities with other PMPs
Final Note
Getting a PMP is a big investment in both time and money.
That said, if you want to be a project manager long term, then yes, it can have incredible value to you.
If you feel that project management has been a good stepping-stone for you and you are ready to move on, then no, it may not be worth your while.

Should I take a PMP Certification ?.

Are you wondering if you can take the Project Management Professional (PMP) ® exam or not ?. You might have various concerns regarding the PMP exam such as your designation, size of the organization, you are employed with and benefits of PMP certification in career development. Well, then here I am to address some of your concerns and help you develop an in-depth understanding about how the PMP certification can be beneficial for you.

Can I take the PMP exam, even when I do not have a related job title?.

YES!. You can take the PMP exam even if your title is not project manager. To take the exam you need to have the appropriate authority and responsibility rather than the designation: The PMP certification is a credential for those who lead and direct project teams.

A professional with a PMP certification is recognized worldwide to handle projects with diligence and constructive approach. It certifies your expertise in project understanding, time management, risk management, quality control, leadership, budgeting, communication, documentation and integration. All of these skills add value to the organization.

If your role in the current organization involves project management and you have proficiency in handling projects and team related issues then you should definitely go for the PMP certification. It provides you with a strong foundation to effectively manage projects. The idea is not to concentrate on the title but on your responsibilities.

Even if your title is not anything close to a project manager, as long as your role involves handling different processes of a project you can go ahead with the PMP certification to be a an even more successful project manager.

According to Foote Partners LLC, an IT workforce research company, projects managed by people who are not PMP certified project managers have only 25% success rate in contrast to 75% success rate of projects handled by PMP certified managers.

The PMP certification offers immense benefits for you as well as your employer. As a general rule, holders of the PMP certificate have higher salaries, receive more job promotions and better job prospects. A PMP credential gives you the most sought after appreciation and visibility within your organization. Hence, your prospects of growth in your current job and getting a new job increase manifold after being a certified PMP.

Employers who hire PMPs are much more confident about the core competencies of their employees in project management. As a PMP you will be responsible for all aspects of a project such as demonstrating knowledge, understanding and leadership to deliver the project within time constraints, resources, scope and budget. Your role will not only be to lead and direct the project but also oversee project team members.

Here is another area where you can see the importance of role over title: On your application for the PMP certification you need to select one of the following roles:

  • Project Contributor
  • Supervisor
  • Manager
  • Project Leader
  • Project Manager
  • Educator
  • Consultant
  • Administrator
  • Other

So, you are not really asked for the TITLE, you are actually asked for your ROLE. If your role is not included among the options provided, then select ‘Other’.

Back to Top Eligibility Criteria
Here are some more eligibility criteria for the PMP certification:

If you have a bachelor’s degree you must show a minimum of 4500 hours of project management experience or a minimum of 7500 years of experience otherwise. The experience should span across all the five process groups of initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling as well as closing. However, you do not need to have experience in every process group in every project that you have worked on.

You might have joined some projects midway or left some in the middle. All of those projects can be taken into account. However, some experience in all the process groups on any of your projects is required.

Mandatory Requirements

You also need to complete at least 35 hours of project management education. This is officially called “35 contact hours”. You will be required to put in the start date, end date, name of the course provider as well as name of the training course when filling in the application form. Pretty much any training that relates to the 9 knowledge areas of the PMBOK® Guide qualifies.

So does your role meet these criteria? Then go ahead and become a certified PMP! It is a step ahead towards enhancing your career and increasing your professional growth. Put yourself in the limelight, and maximize your earning potential without any further delay!

PMP Examination Information:

The PMP exam is based on the PMP Examination Specification,
which describes tasks out of five performance domains:

Initiating the project (13%)
Planning the project (24%)
Executing the project (30%)
Monitoring and controlling the project (25%)
Closing the project (8%)

The exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions written against this specification. Twenty-five of the 200 questions on the exam are "sample" questions used to fine-tune the degree of difficulty and precision of the exam and as such are not counted for or against a test taker. These questions are placed randomly throughout the exam. The test taker is only graded on their proficiency on 175 questions. The numbers in parentheses describe the percentage of questions for each domain

Back to Top 9.0 The Process and Procedures of Obtaining Certification

Course Requirement
Certification Requirements
Examination Requirements
Examination and Certification Procedures
You Take the PMP Exam
You Get certified
You get a raise

How and When to Take the PMP Certification
Choosing Your Testing Format – Paper-Based vs. Computer-Based-Tests
Test Scheduling and Notification Procedures
The Testing Eligibility Window
Rescheduling or Canceling an Exam

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