PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATION

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

The Project Management Institute (PMI), the leading professional association in the area of project management, sponsors the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. “Worldwide there are over 50,000 Project Management Professionals (PMPs) who provide project management services in 120 countries. PMP certification is the profession’s most globally recognized and respected certification credential”.

PMP is an established in 1984 and is regarded by many as difficult to achieve. Besides candidates have to stringent education and experience requirements before attempting the challenging exam. It is not an IT-specific credential and is valued by project professionals in all industries.

The Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Examination measures the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques that are utilized in the practice of project management. The PMP Certification Examination is comprised of 200 four-option multiple-choice questions.More on PMP

CompTIA’s Project+ Certification

Project+ is sponsored by CompTIA, the Computing Technology Industry Association, a global not-for-profit trade association of more than 9,600 corporate members and thousands of individual professional members.

CompTIA’s Project+ is an intermediate vendor neutral certification is meant for IT professionals that want to build their project management skills. It was originally aimed at IT project managers.

CompTIA IT Project+ is the first IT industry project management certification to be designed by IT people for IT people. This certification’s best practices map to all project management methodologies.

Originally known as IT Project+, on August 11, 2004, CompTIA renamed the certification to Project+ to underscore the fact that the certification had gone beyond the field of Information Technology – IT.
It is a core requirement for the Novell MCNE certification.
To achieve Project+, you will need to take an exam – Ninety minutes are allowed to complete the exam’s 80 questions.
Certification Domains of CompTIA’s Project+:
Certification Domain 1, Project Initiation and Scope Definition.
Certification Domain 2, IT Project Planning.
Certification Domain 3, Project Execution, Control, and Coordination.
Certification Domain 4, Project Closure, Acceptance, and Support. More on CompTIA’s Project+