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PMI-CP Construction Professional Certification

The PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™ equips construction professionals with the knowledge and skills to excel. It addresses sustainability challenges, updates you on industry technologies and materials, and prepares you for the evolving construction sector. 

PMI-CP™ certification prepares construction PMs to lead & manage contracts.
Certificate of Completion, PMI-CP™ Certification
40 Hours
€ 1,395
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Advance Your Career in Construction Project Management Roles

  • Enhance your project management skills with a focus on the construction industry by obtaining a globally recognised certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). This certification will equip you with the necessary expertise to effectively manage construction projects, ensuring successful outcomes.
  • By obtaining this advanced certification, you will be better prepared to lead, plan and manage contracts while navigating challenges in an ever-evolving construction industry.
  • PMI-CP certification will help you to cultivate “future-proof” skills that are essential for career advancement opportunities in construction project management roles. This certification also ensures that you stay up to date with current technologies, materials, and communication.
  • Moreover, it instills the necessary skills to adapt to current industry dynamics and sustainability demands, empowering innovation and sustainability.
  • By obtaining PMI-CP certification, you will elevate your career and stand out among other professionals in your field

What will I learn?

The PMI-CP Certification training guides construction professionals who aspire to earn the PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP) Certification. The objectives of a PMI construction project management course are to equip participants with the knowledge, tools, and competencies needed to successfully plan, execute, monitor, and control construction projects in accordance with industry standards and best practices.

The course content is fully aligned with the latest updates of the PMI-CP Exam, and course is structured according to the PMI-CP course modules.

Explore further details about the course modules and learning objectives by downloading the brochure below.
Learning Objectives

By completing this course, you will be able to

  • Apply project management methodologies to construction projects 
  • Manage project scope throughout the project lifecycle 
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, schedules, and timelines, including resource allocation and critical path analysis 
  • Estimate and control project costs, including strategies for managing cost overruns and variations in construction projects 
  • Mitigate project risks specific to construction projects, such as regulatory compliance, safety hazards, and weather-related delays 
  • Know quality management principles and techniques applicable to construction projects, including quality assurance and quality control processes 
  • Understand procurement processes, contract types, and legal considerations relevant to construction projects, as well as strategies for managing vendor relationships and contracts effectively.
  • Understand the structure and format of the PMI-CP exam 
  • Learn practical tips and strategies to answer exam questions successfully 
  • Gain guidance on exam application processes and requirements. 
Course Modules

1. Contracts Management

  • Manage risks for construction and built environment projects
  • Recognise and utilise positive risks to improve outcomes
  • Engage stakeholders in the risk process
  • Apply appropriate risk classifications
  • Identify, evaluate, and manage risks
  • Prioritise risks during Front End Planning
  • Use risk tools, including the Integrated Project Risk Assessment (IPRA)
  • Apply techniques like Monte Carlo simulations and risk registers
  • Implement a risk management framework from project start
  • Manage claims and use lessons learned to identify claim-prone areas
  • Understand the impact of contract types on claims frequency
  • Use best practices to prevent claims and disputes
  • Determine root causes of claims for better management
  • Apply dispute resolution techniques
  • Oversee the entire contract lifecycle, utilising Lean Integrated Project Delivery and IFOA
  • Advise on contract structures and delivery methods
  • Address communication gaps in capital projects
  • Implement the Interface Management process
  • Develop strong communication, relationship management, and negotiation skills

 

2) Stakeholder Engagement 

  • Use communication tools to engage stakeholders effectively
  • Utilise PMIS for improved communication and decisions
  • Incorporate a central communication platform
  • Enhance activities with Obeya/Big Room
  • Apply Commitment-based Management (CbM) and the Compass tool
  • Prevent communication issues and ensure stakeholder engagement
  • Develop an effective communication strategy and tailored messaging
  • Mitigate communication issues and implement feedback loops
  • Overcome resistance with high-impact communication
  • Develop action plans to resolve communication gaps
  • Recognise the role of culture in stakeholder communication.

 

3) Strategy and Scope Management

  • Manage stakeholders and define project scope
  • Implement scope revisions and manage the change order process
  • Create a robust change order process
  • Use agile processes for efficient scope changes
  • Evaluate scope changes as they apply to project outcomes
  • Apply tools and techniques for scope management
  • Use scope evaluation tools to identify gaps and pivot effectively.

 

4) Project Governance

  • Implement governance models to drive outcomes
  • Set up scope governance structures for built environment projects
  • Apply methods, tools and techniques for project scope management.

 

5) PMI-CP™  Exam Tips and Techniques

  • Overview of exam structure and format
  • Exam application guidance
  • Practical tips to successfully answer exam questions.
Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to sit the PMI-CP™ exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements: 

  • Three years of on-the-job experience (within the last 10 years) in construction projects or built environment projects to qualify for the PMI-CP™ certification exam.
  • Ensure you have the requisite work experience before you apply.
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Is the PMI-CP ™ Certification worth earning?

According to the PMI, research indicates that 25 million new project management-oriented employees are needed to meet global talent demands by 2030. This is the best time to accelerate your career in the project management field.

  • The PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™ is the only globally recognised certification that offers a comprehensive curriculum focused on the construction industry 
  • Enhance your leadership skills by improving your communication, active listening and commitment-based management abilities 
  • Provides the essential skills to adapt to current industry dynamics and sustainability demands.
  • Stand out in the competitive job market with a certification that showcases your expertise in project management in the construction field. 
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PMI-CP™ Certification Training is ideal for...

  • Project managers and professionals in project management roles within the construction industry 
  • Construction managers, engineers, architects, and other professionals involved in construction project delivery.

 

Would you like to learn more about PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™?

Click here to request more information and take the first step towards advancing your career in risk management.

Why IPM?
Reputation & History
Project Management Expertise
Why Choose This Course?
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360° Learning Partner
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Reputation & History
  • Established in 1989 as the first Irish professional body dedicated to the promotion of project management as a discipline.
  • Trained over 40,000 Professionals and Certified over 6,000 Project Managers.
  • National Body for IPMA® in Ireland.
  • First PMP Certification exam hosted in Ireland.
  • Worked with over 500 different corporations.
  • Globally recognised certification body.
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Project Management Expertise

Unlike other organisations, which offer different training programs across many functional areas, the Institute is a specialist organisation dealing solely with the disciplines of project, program, and portfolio management.

Our graduates are instructed by a world-class faculty of international subject-matter experts ranging from Project Directors to former Heads of PM Certification Authorities. Focusing solely on project management guarantees exceptional instruction and learning opportunities.

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Why Choose This Course?
  • The PMI-CP™ certification prepares construction project managers to lead, plan and manage contracts.
  • Our faculty of handpicked international experts will provide you with a variety of perspectives.
  • You will join a large and growing cohort of IPM Alumni.
  • The programme is practical and pulls from internationally respected methodologies.
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Globally Positioned

IPM is uniquely partnered with the world’s leading project management certification bodies: IPMA (Member Association & Certification Body), PMI (Authorised Training Partner), and PRINCE2® (Accredited Training Organisation). We are the national body for IPMA in Ireland.

We have also partnered with Ireland’s second largest University, Technological University (TU) Dublin, meaning we can offer Bachelor & Master’s levels programmes. This affiliation links us to the European University of Technology (EUt+).

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360° Learning Partner
  • Join Ireland’s largest project management community of 25,000 followers.
  • Mentoring and Events– Get support for your career or help guide new project managers.
  • Volunteering – Gain project experience while helping the project management community.
  • Platform for your voice – Submit an article to our blog and showcase your writing.
  • Industry updates – Get the latest PM news and insights from global experts.

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Am I eligible to sit for the PMI-CP™ Exam?

To be eligible to sit the PMI-CP exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:  
   
3 years of on-the-job experience (within the last 10 years) in construction projects   
or built environment projects to qualify for the PMI-CP™ certification exam.  
   
Ensure you have the required work experience before you apply. 

How do I get PMI- CP certified?

To pursue certification successfully, first, complete the required course modules to build foundational knowledge. Next, ensure you have relevant work experience, as this is often a prerequisite for certification eligibility. Then, apply to take the certification exam, following the specified procedures.  
 
Prepare diligently for the exam by studying the exam content and practising exam-style questions. After passing the exam, maintain your certification by fulfilling any continuing education or renewal requirements to stay current in your field

What is the PMI- CP Certification cost?

Our preparation course costs €1395 and gives you the learning hours required to be allowed apply for the PMI-CP exam.
 

The PMI-CP exam and certification are administered by the US-based certification body, which is the PMI. The examination fee is currently $405 in the US, £320 in the UK for PMI members and $555 in the US, £450 in the UK, for non-members. This fee is paid directly to PMI.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fee includes access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings for a limited period of time, and unlimited follow-up support from our Student Support team. 

What are the delivery formats available for this course?

Online. Classes typically run over three consecutive days online from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Your instructor is a certified PMP practitioner with real-industry experience. Do not worry about missing an online class – a recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time.
 

Classroom. Choose classes on campus for in-person learning with industry-expert lecturers. Classes run at the National College of Ireland (Dublin). Please note the scheduling of in-person classes is subject to demand.

Is the course suitable to people without former project management knowledge/experience?

The PMI-CP certification exam does not require project management education. However, to qualify for the exam, you must have 3+ years of work experience in the construction/built environment field.  

Is the course applicable to any industry?

The PMI Construction Professional (PMI-CP)™ offers an in-depth curriculum focused on the construction industry. Project managers and stakeholders in the engineering and construction fields can benefit for this course.  

How will this course help with my career?

The PMI-CP™ certification course enhances your leadership skills and adaptability to industry changes and keeps you updated with current technologies and materials. It future proofs your career in the dynamic construction field by cultivating essential skills and knowledge. 

How long does it take to get PMI-CP certified?

You should make your application at www.PMl.org and schedule your exam as soon as you finish our preparatory course. Please read the instructions carefully to avoid delays in processing your application. However, plan to spend some time studying the core material while preparing for the exam. As you can appreciate, this is very dependent on each individual’s capability. After the application is approved, PMI will e-mail your instructions for scheduling your exam using your eligibility code. 

Will class recordings be made available?

A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub, so you do not need to worry about missing a class. 

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