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PROJECT MANAGEMENT

What's new in PMP 2021?

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Techcanvass Team — MAY 15, 2021



Project Management Institute (PMI) has changed the PMP syllabus and format in 2021. What's new in PMP 2021? Read the article to know about all the changes.

To be compliant with the changing industry trends and dynamics, the certifications should evolve. Project Management Institute (PMI), one of the largest certification bodies in the world, has come up with upgrades in Project Management Professional (PMP).

PMP exam has changed since 2nd Jan 2021. We will examine the changes in this article.


Old PMP Certification Syllabus (prior to 2021)

The PMP in 2020 and earlier focused on the following five domains. These domains defined the project management lifecycle.

# Process Wt.
1 Initiating 13%
2 Planning 24%
3 Executing 31%
4 Monitoring and Controlling 25%
5 Closing 7%
Total 100%

New PMP Domains

The new PMP exam content will be based on three domains

# Process Wt.
1 People 42%
2 Process 50%
3 Business Environment 8%
Total 100%


About half of the exam questions will represent predictive project management approaches and the other half will represent agile or hybrid approaches. Predictive, agile, and hybrid approaches will be found throughout the three-domain areas listed above and are not isolated to any domains or tasks. The following table describes the percentage of each domain on the PMP exam.

# Process Wt.
1 People 42%
2 Process 50%
3 Business Environment 8%
Total 100%

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Summary

NOTE :PMBOK, remains the same and the content does not change. Instead, how PMI will assess the students in the PMP exam will change

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Authorized Training Provider (ATP) Program

With Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Authorized Training Partners (ATP) program, you can be confident that your training content and instructors align with industry standards and credential testing. Whether you are looking for training for your Project Management Office, your department, your team, or yourself, the ATP program ensures content consistency and quality.

The PMI’s Registered Education Provider (REP) program is being replaced by the Authorized Training Partner (ATP) program. The new program is the result of global market research and customer data indicating the need for not only content to more reliably be aligned with PMI testing, but for there to be higher consistently across instructors of PMI exam testing prep.



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