The PMP exam is changing. Here’s everything you need to know
Project Management Institute (PMI), which announced that the Project Management Professionals (PMP), certification examinations will be changing in July 2020. According to the PMI, the change is due in part to their ongoing research.
After receiving a report from the PMI’s website, the organization conducts important field research every three to 5 years. This periodic research is used by PMI to ensure that the PMP certification remains relevant in the real world.
This research reveals that PMI tests were performed for three factors
The evolution of project management.
The impact of emerging trends in project management
Project managers’ responsibilities are changing
Based on similar research done in 2015, the current PMP certification was created. Based on new findings, PMI is changing the PMP certification examinations.
This article will show you how to best respond to these changes. Let’s get started.
The 2019 PMP(r), exam is changing. Is the PMBOK(r), Guide changing? If you are planning to take the PMP exam before 30 June 2020, continue your studies.
As a guide, use the PMP Exam Content Outline (published 2015).
Study with the PMBOK(r), Sixth Edition
To avoid the May and June rush, schedule your exam no later that 30 April 2020. Everyone wants to take the exam before the changes.
You can also schedule your exam prior to May 2020, which gives you two additional months to take it again if you fail the first time.
If you are planning to take the PMP exam after 1 July 2020, download the PMP Exam Content Outline (June 2019). Read it from cover-to-cover to make sure you understand the topics that will be covered on the new exam.
Use the PMBOK(r), Guide Sixth Edition to continue your studies. It is still valid.
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Find out when and how you will have access to any additional training materials.
Use the latest materials to prepare for your PMP exam.
Schedule your exam before or after the 1 July 2020