What counts as a project for PMP?

My course instructor helped clarify my eligibility for the PMP exam. PMI has a pretty broad definition of what constitutes a project. It can be anything that hasn’t been done before and has a fixed end point. Basically, anything with a specific deliverable and deadline can be considered a project.

How would you describe projects for PMP application?

Structure your project description according to the three sections below: One sentence stating the project objective. One sentence stating the project outcome and your role. A high level summary stating the tasks you were involved in, led and directed on the project.

How can PMP audit be prevented?

Summary. There is no way you can avoid the PMP audit since it is a random process and anyone can be selected. Therefore, you should prepare before applying for the exam. This will make you well equipped in case you are selected for an audit.

Does PMI verify project hours?

To apply for the exam, PMI requires that an applicant with a bachelor’s degree verify 4500 hours of project management exposure/experience.

How do you document project hours for PMP?

When you fill out the experience portion of the PMP Application, you will be asked to provide the total number of hours you spent “leading and directing”, i.e. managing the project and what percentage of that time was spent on various activities in each Process Area, organized by the process groups.

What happens if PMP application is rejected?

My first application to take the exam was denied, as I had not followed the format appropriately. The PMI folks kept the information on file until I could re-submit the application. So it is my impression you just have to re-do the application and then PMI will review it again and PMI will re-consider.

What percentage of PMP applications are audited?

Summary. Although nobody knows what percentage of applicants get audited by the PMI, many experts have guessed it is around 5-10%.