PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)®

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their profession.

IIL is proud to be a PMI® Authorized Training Partner (ATP) – Premier Level, offering the PMI® Authorized PMP® Exam Prep course and Disciplined Agile curriculum to learners worldwide. 

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What modalities does IIL offer the PMI® Authorized PMP Prep Course in?

Currently IIL offers both Traditional and Virtual Classroom deliveries.

Where can I locate information on course duration, prerequisites and pre-work information for the course?

The course descriptions found on our website contain all of the needed information. This program satisfies the required prerequisite of 35 hours of project management education/training to sit for the PMP Exam.

Can I claim PDU’s for this course?

A combination of education and/or professional experience is required for the PMP exam and certification. The PMI Authorized PMP Exam Prep course provides candidates with the mandatory 35 contact hours of training required by PMI to submit your application for the PMP exam and certification. PMI only grants PDUs to those who hold a PMI certification; if you are taking the PMI Authorized PMP Exam Prep course and have a PMI certification, you are eligible to apply for PDUs

What is included in the pricing?

  • Access to digital course materials including the Student Manual, PM Checklists, Course Files, Spotlight Videos, Pre and Post Course Self-Knowledge Checks and the Post-Class Survey.
  • Access to the following:
    • Six (6) months access to two (2) on-demand IIL programs: Introduction to Project Management and Introduction to Agile and Scrum
    • 90 days access to ProjectManagementIQ® – IIL’s exam-simulation tool packed with over 1,200 questions to help prepare you for the PMP Exam.

NOTE: The PMP Exam is NOT included in the pricing.

Are the PMBOK® Guide, Agile Practice Guide or other PMI® Standards provided in the course materials?

No. PMI® has compiled a list of recommended books which may be purchased separately, including the PMBOK® Guide and the Agile Practice Guide.

Comprehensive information for the PMP Certification Exam can be located in the PMI® PMP Handbook and the PMP Exam Content Outline (ECO)

How are course materials sent to me?

All course materials will be made available to you electronically. If you would like a hard copy of the materials, please reach out to learning@iil.com for details on pricing and availability.

Are there special hardware or software requirements to access the PMI® PMP content?

Yes.

Hardware

Your computer will need the following general hardware configurations:

  • 2 gigabytes (GB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM).
  • 32 GB available storage space.
  • Monitor capable of a screen resolution of at least 1,024 × 768 pixels, at least a 256-color display, and a video adapter with at least 4 MB of memory.
  • Keyboard and mouse or a compatible pointing device.
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator).

Software

You will need Microsoft Office applications to access the sample documents and templates.

  • Microsoft® Office 365 license (which provides the Microsoft Office apps)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional

Can I take the course and not pursue the certification?

Yes.

Will I receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop?

Yes, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from IIL for 35 hours of training, which will satisfy the prerequisite to sit for the exam.

Does IIL offer any test questions to help me prepare for the PMP® Exam?

IIL’s ProjectManagementIQ® contains over 1200 PMP® exam practice questions and is provided to participants for 90-days (starts from the date of workshop enrollment)

Who administers the PMP exam?

PMI® administers the exam. You are responsible for contacting PMI® to apply for, purchase and set up your exam. You must communicate with them directly regarding how long you have to take the exam, what to do if you need an extension, exam results, and retake information. Please visit PMI®’s PMP Exam Preparation webpage for additional information regarding the application process, study tips, FAQ’s and exam information.

How do I access my PMP certification certificate?

PMI® will provide the certificate to you.

Where can I locate additional information regarding the current PMP Exam and application process?

To learn more about the PMI® application process, this brief video will provide you with IIL’s Tips for Completing Your PMP Application 2021: https://youtu.be/pdVsoijwsus

You may also find additional information on IIL’s dedicated webpage: Steps to Prepare for PMI®’s PMP® Examination Application

What is the structure of the new PMP Exam?

The new exam is comprised of:

  • 180 questions
  • 230 minutes to complete the exam
  • One additional break for a total of two 10-minute breaks for computer-based tests. No scheduled breaks for paper-based exams.
  • Questions will be a combination of multiple-choice, multiple responses, matching, hotspot and limited fill-in-the-blank. See prototype questions to learn more.

What are the PMP Application Prerequisites?

A four-year degree

36 months leading projects

35 hours of project management education/training

– OR –

A high school diploma

An associate degree or global equivalent

60 months leading projects

35 hours of project management education/training

What is the exam fee for the PMP Certification? Pricing as of August 2021 is as follows.

PMI® Member Price: US$405

PMI® Non-Member Price: US$555

How are the Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) and Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) courses delivered?

Both courses are delivered in both traditional and virtual classroom settings.

Where can I locate information on course duration, prerequisites, pre-work and exam information?

The course descriptions found on our website contain all of the needed information.

What is included in the pricing?

  • Access to digital course materials including the Participant Guide, Participant Handouts, Study Guide, Videos, Choose Your WoW eBook, and the Post-Class Survey.
  • One attempt at the corresponding Certification exam if taken within 60 days of course completion.

How are course materials sent to me?

All course materials will be made available to you electronically through the PMI Choice Platform.

Are there special hardware or software requirements to access the DASM & DASSM course content?

Yes.

Hardware

Your computer will need the following general hardware configurations:

  • 1 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit (x64) processor.
  • 2 gigabytes (GB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM).
  • 32 GB available storage space.
  • Monitor capable of a screen resolution of at least 1,024 × 768 pixels, at least a 256-color display, and a video adapter with at least 4 MB of memory.
  • Keyboard and mouse or a compatible pointing device.
  • Internet access (contact your local network administrator).

Software

You will need Microsoft Office applications to access the sample documents and templates.

  • Microsoft® Office 365™ license (which provides the Microsoft Office apps)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional

Can I take the workshop and not take the exam?

Yes. However, one attempt at the official certification exam is included in every DASM and DASSM training workshop fee. You will only receive the official certification if you take and pass the corresponding exam.

Can I make up a missed day/session by watching recordings?

Course recordings will be made available for seven (7) calendar days after the last day of class for anyone who misses a session and ONLY for the session(s) missed.

If I miss part of the course, will I still qualify for the exam?

No. All days/sessions must be attended in order to qualify for the exam.

Will I receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop?

Yes, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from IIL

Who administers the DASM and DASSM exams?

The exams are administered by PMI.

What are the general exam facts for Disciplined Agile workshops?

The DASM and DASSM exams are administered through Pearson VUE. Exams are taken online after the course has ended and attendance has been verified by the PMI Disciplined Agile Team. You will receive an email regarding the exam from dacertifications@pmi.org with additional details.

What are the minimum system requirements for the online exams?

  • Operating System: Windows 10, 64-bit, Mac OS X 10.13 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Pearson VUE supports the newest versions of Chrome, Edge, Firefox, or Safari
  • Internet cookies must be enabled and pop-up blockers must be disabled.
  • Resolution: Screen resolution must be equal to or greater than 1024 X 768
  • Internet Connection: You will need a sustained, high speed, Internet connection for the duration of the exam.
  • Network Connection: Pearson Strongly Recommends using a wired network rather than a wireless network as it provides better exam delivery performance.

Do I take the exam at a local testing center?

No. All exams are taken online, outside the classroom.

What are the specific details of my exam?

Both the DASM and DASSM exams are online, non-proctored exams including 50 multiple-choice questions. The total exam appointment is 120 minutes—30 minutes for the introduction, tutorial, and survey and up to 90 minutes for completing the exam.

How do I register for and schedule my online exam?

The DASM and DASSM exams are accessed through your myPMI Dashboard.

How long do I have to take the exam?

Exams are available for 60 days from the date your attendance is verified in the course.

What do I do if I need an exam extension?

All exam extension requests need to be handled by contacting PMI directly.

When will I receive my exam results?

Initial results will be available to you immediately after you submit your completed exam.

How will my results be displayed?

To view your exam results immediately after taking the exam you can do so from your Pearson Vue Dashboard by clicking on “View Score Reports”.

How do I access my official DASM or DASSM certificate and Digital Badge?

After you have passed the DASM or DASSM certification exam and results have been validated, your official certificate and digital badge will be available to you through your myPMI Dashboard

What if I do not pass the exam on the first try?

You may retake the exam two more times within the 60-day exam access period if you do not pass the first attempt. Each retake costs $150.00 USD and is payable directly via your myPMI dashboard.

If you do not pass the exam after three attempts, you must retake the training course.

AVAILABLE PMI® COURSES

This course, exclusively delivered by PMI ATPs, is designed to provide you with the proven, practical body of project management knowledge and skills that you need to demonstrate project management mastery on the job. Additionally, this course can be a significant part of your preparation for the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification Exam, effective January 2, 2021.


This course builds on the candidates’ practical experience of Agile in the workplace to equip them with the broad range of knowledge and skills required for the PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® exam.


This course gives you the knowledge you need to pass the exam and covers CAPM®-critical information on project management theory, principles, techniques, and methods.


This learning experience guides you through the multi-faceted discipline of portfolio management by focusing on the related technical, leadership, and business skills required to navigate it in the real world.


This course is designed and developed by consultants and instructors who are PgMP credential holders. Its aim is to prepare professionals who are familiar with the principles of program management for the PgMP examination.


Disciplined Agile Scrum Master is a nine-lesson, instructor-led course that shows you how to use Disciplined Agile (DA) to improve your team’s way of working. In just two days, you will become familiar with foundational agile and lean practices that DA supports, practice using the tool kit to solve problems, and learn how to build high-performance teams.


Do you want to take Disciplined Agile to a new level? Are you looking for tools to solve complex problems and enhance your organization’s agility? Do you want to learn how to lead your team to excellence?

Expand your knowledge and build practical skills around Disciplined Agile, business agility, leadership, and team development.


The Disciplined Agile Value Stream Consultant workshop teaches you how to use value stream management to create a tailored approach for any organization to accelerate delivery of value to their customers. It provides a combination of Lean, Flow, Theory of Constraints and Organizational Development theories and practices.