PMP Preparation - PMP Certification - PMP Training - PMP Library - PMP Study Group

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PMP® Preparation Does your chapter partner with any organizations for PMP® exam preparation? PMI® Puget Sound provides certification review seminars. At this time we do not partner with any other organization.
  My organization's goal is to provide certification paths for all employees and PMI® certification for Project Managers. How do my employees prepare for the examination? Training is available through the chapter, see Certification page. Or, your company may wish to start its own study group.
  How can my company provide the classes/training tools to our employees which will allow them to prepare for the PMP® exam? Encourage employees to join PMI®. Provide employees a library by purchasing single copies of the study materials recommended at www.pmi.org. Spponsor a table at a Chapter dinner meeting to encourage employee participation. Post PMI® International - www.pmi.org and Chapter www.pugetsoundpmi.org Web site addresses, and encourage employees to review information under Certification.
PMP® Certification How do I obtain my PMP®? By applying for the exam through PMI® International - www.pmi.org/certification/
  What books do I need to study/brush up on to pass the PMI® exam? PMI® International provides a list of study materials - www.pmi.org/certification/
  What is the PMP®? The Project Management Professional certification is awarded by the Project Management Institute to recognize individuals who have demonstrated knowledge and experience in project management. www.pmi.org/certification/
PMP® Training Can you provide me with dates on the PMP® Preparation Class for this Fall? Class information can be found on the Certification page.
  I am interested in taking a preparation course before taking the PMP® exam. Is the local PMI® chapter conducting such a course in the future? Classes are held once or twice yearly. Information and schedules can be found on the Certification page.
  Are there specific classes that one should take to prepare for the PMP® exam? There is no specific class for preparation. However Puget Sound Chapter provides a review course. See Certification page.
  I am interested in learning more about PMI® and how to study for the PMP® exam. Where do I find information? Check the Certification page on this site or on PMI® International - http://www.pmi.org/certification
  What books should I go through to study for my PMP®? PMI® International lists books and training reference manual - http://www.pmi.org/certification/. The Chapter advocates taking the PMP® preparation Training course. See the Certification page for detailed information.
  For the PMP® exam, will it be sufficient to go through the books mentioned on the PMI® International Web site alone? The Chapter advocates taking the PMP® preparation Training course. See the Certification page for detailed information.
  I am interested in getting my Project Management certification. Can you recommend schools in the Puget Sound area offering training? The Chapter provides training classes are held once or twice yearly. Information and schedules can be found on the Certification page.
PMP® Study Group Is there any other local source of information about taking the PMP® other than joining a study group? The local PMI® chapter holds occasional pre-dinner meetings which focus specifically on this topic. It covers costs, useful materials, and experiences of those who have taken the exam. The meeting is free. Watch the monthly Chapter announcements or contact the Study Group Coordinator.
  How do I locate a study group in my geographic area for those preparing for PMP® certification? Contact the Study Group Coordinator.