For Beginners


Some advantages with LIPROF PMP online one-on-one coaching course:

  • Learn with our top certified trainers:
    • Nguyen Si Trieu Chau - PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, Steering Committee of PMI Chapter Vietnam
    • Nguyen Long Son - M.Sc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMBOK® Guide-Fifth Edition Content Committee
    • Tran Nguyen Phu - PMP, PMI-RMP
    • Khalid Abbas Gondal - M.Sc, PMP,PMI-SP
  • Learning schedule: the certified trainers will provide a detailed learning schedule and adjust the schedule based on learners' requirements (learners' workload, English level, & project management experience, etc.). In the detailed schedule, learners will know:
    • all relevant materials,
    • how many pages per day you should learn,
    • how to use different materials to achieve the best efficiency,
    • all notes you must know in every chapter that usually appear in the real PMP exam, etc.
  • Know-how: the certified trainers will share tips & tricks to learn and take the exam, and pass on first try.
  • One-on-one coaching: all questions from learners will be answered within 3 business days by certified PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP trainers.
  • Provide 35 contact hours
  • Help with PMP application & audit process
  • Competitive fee: course 2 / 6 months cost 320 / 550 USD
  • Discount for group learning:

    • 2-4 members  : 5%
    • 5-7 members  : 7%
    • 8-10 members: 10%
    • 11+ members : 15%
01. PMP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Q: What are the requirements to be eligible to pursue the PMP certification exam?

A: To be eligible for the PMP credential, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project management experience must have been accrued within the last 8 consecutive years prior to your application submission.

Education Background Project Management Experience Project Management Education
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) Minimum 5 years/60 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project* 35 contact hours of formal project management education
OR
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) Minimum 3 years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project* 35 contact hours of formal project management education
*Leading and directing the project as identified with the tasks, knowledge, and skills specific in the Project Management Professional Examination Content Outline. You should have experience in all five process groups across all your project management experience submitted on the application. However, on a single project, you do not need to have experience in all five process group.

Q: I am not a project manager, but I have experience working in a project. Am I eligible for PMP?

A: You don't have to be Project Manager as your role designation, but you have to lead and direct the project as mentioned above.

Q: I am a academician, lecturer, researcher, student. But I am not a practitioner. Am I eligible for PMP?

A: This is a professional credential. If you don't have the working experience in a project, you should take the another certification, i.e. Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM)

Q: I already accumulated several hours of formal education, but still need a few more hours. How can I get them, do I need to take any training / courses?

A: You can accumulate education hours by attending courses/training/seminar/events. LIPROF's PMP Exam Prep course will provide you 35 contact hours to be eligible for PMP exam.

Q: I have learnt project management in my university. Can I count this toward the formal education hours required for PMP exam eligibility?

A: Yes. While you may be able to record applicable classes that counted toward a degree, you cannot record the degree program in its entirely because some classes within the program will not apply to the requirement. 1 hour of applicable classroom equals to 1 contact hour.

Q: Should I be a member of PMI first to take the exam?

A: You don't have to be a member to pursue PMP. However by being a member you will get discounted exam fee (see "Fee" section) and free copy of PMBOK e-book.

02. FEE
Q: How much is the PMP exam fee?

A: For PMI member USD 405, non-member USD 555

Q: How can I process the payment?

A: You can pay online using your credit card or money transfer. Please note that some local credit cards might not be accepted, so make sure you don't have "pending" in your payment status. If you prefer to pay by money transfer, be sure to add the remittance fees. Note that all remittance fees will be burden by sender. So make sure to ask the bank/money transfer agent how much the fee, and add this to your transferred amount. This is to avoid your payment status in hold, or not completed.

03. EXAM REGISTRATION
Q: What is the procedure/processes to register for the PMP exam?

A: There are few steps you should follow. First, you have to submit online application mentioning all the project experience and formal education. Be sure that you have met the minimum requirements (see "Eligibility" section above). Once your application has been approved, you will be requested to pay the exam fee (see "Fee" section). After payment is confirmed by PMI, you might get audited (random chosen). If you are chosen for audit, you need to send all the documents to verify your working experience in project as well as your education hours. Once you pass the audit (only for those who get audited), then you will receive an eligibility code. Using this code you can schedule the PMP exam throughout 1-year period. Please see PMI's PMP Handbook for more details.

04. EXAM SCHEDULE & LOCATION
Q: When is the schedule for PMP exam?

A: The exam schedule is available throughout the year, you can decide the schedule depending availability of the test center (in this case Prometric). Usually you can choose two options: morning or afternoon

Q: Where is the PMP exam taken place?

A: The PMP exam will be located in Prometric test center. Schedule your appointment online at the Prometric website (www.prometric.com/pmi).

05. STUDY MATERIAL
Q: Which materials or books should I study for the exam?

A: The "must-have" book is Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition. Other books are supplementary materials

Q: How can I obtain the PMBOK ?

A: If you are already a member of PMI, you can download the e-book of PMBOK 5th Edition for free from PMI website. If you wish to have the hard-copy you can place order online to PMI.org Marketplace, or order it in any big book store.

06. TRAINING & COURSES
Q: What LIPROF can do to assist PMP candidates?

A: We offer PMP Exam Prep course with 2 types: In classroom PMP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides interactive PMP classroom sessions along with access to online courseware and full-length PMP practice tests. Assistance with PMI application process and 35 contact hours are also included as part of this PMP training program. In online PMP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides 35 contact hours mandatory for appearing in the PMP exam. This includes thorough lessons to cover all the updatest Exam Content Outline and one full-length practice test. In addition, LIPROF provides one-on-one coaching to answer all your divs and help with PMI application process. You will obtain all information about PMP exam procedures, guidelines, tips; also full-length test to assess your knowledge and confidence level to pass the exam. This is a very useful for those who have planned to enroll the PMP exam in nearest period and to pass in first try.

07. ON EXAM D-DAY
Q: What should I bring to exam location?

A: You should bring your valid passport, drinking water and snack for using at break

Q: When should I arrive?

A: It's best to arrive 30 minutes before the exam, to prepare yourself with the test environment

Q: Which items can I bring into the test room?

A: You should not bring any items. All of your belongings will be placed in designated locker. You shall be given scratch papers and a pencil

Q: How long will the exam take place? And how many breaks I shall have?

A: The exam is 4 hours without scheduled breaks. So if you leave the test room, the time will not be compensated and still running. So make sure you have good stamina.

Q: Is there any preparation time before exam starts?

A: Yes. You will be given a pencil and scratch papers. 15 minutes before the exam starts, you can use these items to jot down all the formula and other stuffs which is difficult for you to memorize.

01. PMI-RMP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Q: What are the requirements to be eligible to pursue the PMI-RMP certification exam?

A: To be eligible for the PMI-RMP credential, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project risk management experience must have been accrued within the last five consecutive years prior to your application submission.

Education Background Project Risk Management Experience Project Risk Management Education
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) At least 4,500 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project risk management within the last five consecutive years 40 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project risk management
OR
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) At least 3,000 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project risk management within the last five consecutive years 30 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project risk management
Q: I am not a risk project manager, but I have experience working in a project. Am I eligible for PMI-RMP?

A: You don't have to be Project Risk Manager as your role designation, but you have to have professional project risk management as mentioned above.

Q: I am a academician, lecturer, researcher, student. But I am not a practitioner. Am I eligible for PMP?

A: This is a professional credential. If you don't have the working experience in a project, you should take the another certification, i.e. Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM)

Q: I already accumulated several hours of formal education, but still need a few more hours. How can I get them, do I need to take any training / courses?

A: You can accumulate education hours by attending courses/training/seminar/events. LIPROF's PMP Exam Prep course will provide you 35 contact hours to be eligible for PMP exam.

Q: I have learnt project management in my university. Can I count this toward the formal education hours required for PMP exam eligibility?

A: Yes. While you may be able to record applicable classes that counted toward a degree, you cannot record the degree program in its entirely because some classes within the program will not apply to the requirement. 1 hour of applicable classroom equals to 1 contact hour.

Q: Should I be a member of PMI first to take the exam?

A: You don't have to be a member to pursue PMP. However by being a member you will get discounted exam fee (see "Fee" section) and free copy of PMBOK e-book.

02. FEE
Q: How much is the PMI-RMP exam fee?

A: For PMI member USD 520, non-member USD 670

Q: How can I process the payment?

A: You can pay online using your credit card or money transfer. Please note that some local credit cards might not be accepted, so make sure you don't have "pending" in your payment status. If you prefer to pay by money transfer, be sure to add the remittance fees. Note that all remittance fees will be burden by sender. So make sure to ask the bank/money transfer agent how much the fee, and add this to your transferred amount. This is to avoid your payment status in hold, or not completed.

03. EXAM REGISTRATION
Q: What is the procedure/processes to register for the PMI-RMP exam?

A: There are few steps you should follow. First, you have to submit online application mentioning all the project experience and formal education. Be sure that you have met the minimum requirements (see "Eligibility" section above). Once your application has been approved, you will be requested to pay the exam fee (see "Fee" section). After payment is confirmed by PMI, you might get audited (random chosen). If you are chosen for audit, you need to send all the documents to verify your working experience in project risk management as well as your education hours. Once you pass the audit (only for those who get audited), then you will receive an eligibility code. Using this code you can schedule the PMI-RMP exam throughout 1-year period. Please see PMI's PMI-RMP Handbook for more details.

04. EXAM SCHEDULE & LOCATION
Q: When is the schedule for PMI-RMP exam?

A: The exam schedule is available throughout the year, you can decide the schedule depending availability of the test center (in this case Prometric). Usually you can choose two options: morning or afternoon.

Q: Where is the PMI-RMP exam taken place?

A: The PMI-RMP exam will be located in Prometric test center. Schedule your appointment online at the Prometric website (www.prometric.com/pmi).

05. STUDY MATERIAL
Q: Which materials or books should I study for the exam?

A: The "must-have" books are Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition and Practice Standard for Project Risk Management. Other books are supplementary materials.

Q: How can I obtain the PMBOK and Practice Standard for Project Risk Management?

A: If you are already a member of PMI, you can download the e-books for free from PMI website. If you wish to have the hard-copy you can place order online to PMI.org Marketplace, or order it in any big book store.

06. TRAINING & COURSES
Q: What LIPROF can do to assist PMI-RMP candidates?

A: We offer PMI-RMP Exam Prep course with 2 types: In classroom PMI-RMP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides interactive PMI-RMP classroom sessions along with access to online courseware and full-length PMI-RMP practice tests. Assistance with PMI application process and 40 contact hours are also included as part of this PMI-RMP training program. In online PMI-RMP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides 40 contact hours mandatory for appearing in the PMI-RMP exam. This includes thorough lessons to cover all the updatest Exam Content Outline and one full-length practice test. In addition, LIPROF provides one-on-one coaching to answer all your questions and help with PMI application process. You will obtain all information about PMI-RMP exam procedures, guidelines, tips; also full-length test to assess your knowledge and confidence level to pass the exam. This is a very useful for those who have planned to enroll the PMI-RMP exam in nearest period and to pass in first try.

07. ON EXAM D-DAY
Q: What should I bring to exam location?

A: You should bring your valid passport, drinking water and snack for using at break.

Q: When should I arrive?

A: It's best to arrive 30 minutes before the exam, to prepare yourself with the test environment

Q: Which items can I bring into the test room?

A: You should not bring any items. All of your belongings will be placed in designated locker. You shall be given scratch papers and a pencil.

Q: How long will the exam take place? And how many breaks I shall have?

A: The exam is 3.5 hours without scheduled breaks. So if you leave the test room, the time will not be compensated and still running. So make sure you have good stamina.

Q: Is there any preparation time before exam starts?

A: Yes. You will be given a pencil and scratch papers. 15 minutes before the exam starts, you can use these items to jot down all the formula and other stuffs which is difficult for you to memorize.

01. PMI-SP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Q: What are the requirements to be eligible to pursue the PMI-SP certification exam?

A: To be eligible for the PMI-SP credential, you must meet certain educational and professional experience requirements. All project management experience must have been accrued within the last 5 consecutive years prior to your application submission.

Education Background Project Scheduling Experience Project Scheduling Education
Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) At least 5,000 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project scheduling within the last five consecutive years 40 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project scheduling*
OR
Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) At least 3,500 hours spent in the specialized area of professional project scheduling within the last five consecutive years 30 contact hours of formal education in the specialized area of project scheduling*
*PMI accepts hours spent in training for Microsoft® Project and for other scheduling tools.

Q: I am not a project scheduler, but I have experience working in a project. Am I eligible for PMI-SP?

A: You don't have to be Project Scheduler as your role designation, but you have to have professional project scheduling experience as mentioned above.

Q: I am a academician, lecturer, researcher, student. But I am not a practitioner. Am I eligible for PMI-SP?

A: This is a professional credential. If you don't have the working experience in a project, you should take the another certification, i.e. Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM)

Q: I already accumulated several hours of formal education, but still need a few more hours. How can I get them, do I need to take any training / courses?

A: You can accumulate education hours by attending courses/training/seminar/events. LIPROF's PMI-SP Exam Prep course will provide you 40 contact hours to be eligible for PMI-SP exam.

Q: I have learnt project management in my university. Can I count this toward the formal education hours required for PMI-SP exam eligibility?

A: Yes. While you may be able to record applicable classes that counted toward a degree, you cannot record the degree program in its entirely because some classes within the program will not apply to the requirement. 1 hour of applicable classroom equals to 1 contact hour.

Q: Should I be a member of PMI first to take the exam?

A: You don't have to be a member to pursue PMI-SP. However by being a member you will get discounted exam fee (see "Fee" section) and free copy of PMBOK e-book.

02. FEE
Q: How much is the PMI-SP exam fee?

A: For PMI member USD 520, non-member USD 670

Q: How can I process the payment?

A: You can pay online using your credit card or money transfer. Please note that some local credit cards might not be accepted, so make sure you don't have "pending" in your payment status. If you prefer to pay by money transfer, be sure to add the remittance fees. Note that all remittance fees will be burden by sender. So make sure to ask the bank/money transfer agent how much the fee, and add this to your transferred amount. This is to avoid your payment status in hold, or not completed.

03. EXAM REGISTRATION
Q: What is the procedure/processes to register for the PMI-SP exam?

A: There are few steps you should follow. First, you have to submit online application mentioning all the project experience and formal education. Be sure that you have met the minimum requirements (see "Eligibility" section above). Once your application has been approved, you will be requested to pay the exam fee (see "Fee" section). After payment is confirmed by PMI, you might get audited (random chosen). If you are chosen for audit, you need to send all the documents to verify your working experience in project risk management as well as your education hours. Once you pass the audit (only for those who get audited), then you will receive an eligibility code. Using this code you can schedule the PMI-SP exam throughout 1-year period. Please see PMI's PMI-SP Handbook for more details.

04. EXAM SCHEDULE & LOCATION
Q: When is the schedule for PMI-SP exam?

A: The exam schedule is available throughout the year, you can decide the schedule depending availability of the test center (in this case Prometric). Usually you can choose two options: morning or afternoon.

Q: Where is the PMI-SP exam taken place?

A: The PMI-SP exam will be located in Prometric test center. Schedule your appointment online at the Prometric website (www.prometric.com/pmi).

05. STUDY MATERIAL
Q: Which materials or books should I study for the exam?

A: The "must-have" books are Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition and Practice Standard for Scheduling

Q: How can I obtain the PMBOK and Practice Standard for Scheduling?

A: If you are already a member of PMI, you can download the e-books for free from PMI website. If you wish to have the hard-copy you can place order online to PMI.org Marketplace, or order it in any big book store.

06. TRAINING & COURSES
Q: What LIPROF can do to assist PMI-SP candidates?

A: We offer PMI-SP Exam Prep course with 2 types: In classroom PMI-SP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides interactive PMI-SP classroom sessions along with access to online course ware and full-length PMI-SP practice tests. Assistance with PMI application process and 40 contact hours are also included as part of this PMI-SP training program. In online PMI-SP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides 40 contact hours mandatory for appearing in the PMI-RMP exam. This includes thorough lessons to cover all the updatest Exam Content Outline and one full-length practice test. In addition, LIPROF provides one-on-one coaching to answer all your questions and help with PMI application process. In online PMI-SP Exam Prep course, LIPROF provides 40 contact hours mandatory for appearing in the PMI-SP exam. This includes thorough lessons to cover all the updatest Exam Content Outline and one full-length practice test. In addition, LIPROF provides one-on-one coaching to answer all your questions and help with PMI application process.

07. ON EXAM D-DAY
Q: What should I bring to exam location?

A: You should bring your valid passport, drinking water and snack for using at break.

Q: When should I arrive?

A: It's best to arrive 30 minutes before the exam, to prepare yourself with the test environment

Q: Which items can I bring into the test room?

A: You should not bring any items. All of your belongings will be placed in designated locker. You shall be given scratch papers and a pencil.

Q: How long will the exam take place? And how many breaks I shall have?

A: The exam is 3.5 hours without scheduled breaks. So if you leave the test room, the time will not be compensated and still running. So make sure you have good stamina.

Q: Is there any preparation time before exam starts?

A: Yes. You will be given a pencil and scratch papers. 15 minutes before the exam starts, you can use these items to jot down all the formula and other stuffs which is difficult for you to memorize.