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PMP Passport

PMP certification represents an elite group of project managers. It proves you work smarter and have the ability to lead projects in any industry. This course is designed to get you ready to pass the PMP Exam and validate you are among the best.

Gain a competitive edge and supercharge your project management career with the gold standard for project management certification. 

Gain a competitive edge and stand-out with PMP® Certification.
35 Contact Hours, Certificate of Completion
35 Hours
€ 1,075
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Your Passport to PMP Exam Success

The median salary for PMP certification holders in Ireland is €90,300, which is 13% higher than those without it. [1] Earning your PMP adds value and proves you can manage projects for any organisation and industry.

This exam preparation course is ideal for project managers applying for the globally recognised Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification. However, to obtain PMP certification, you must meet specific requirements and pass a 180-question exam.  

This course gives you 35 hours of project management training and helps you ace the PMP exam with 90-day access to an online exam simulator. Your instructor is a certified PMP practitioner with real-industry experience and the Institute’s founder was the first-ever Project Management Professional in Ireland.

By doing this course, you will have the opportunity to meet other peers with the same goal. We will tell you what to expect, what is included and how the PMP exam is structured to help you develop a successful strategy to pass the exam.  

What will I learn?

This instructor-led PMP training aligns with the PMP Exam Content Outline and covers predictive, agile, and hybrid methodologies. To help you take the next step in your career, we will give you:
  • 90-days access to PMP® exam simulator
  • 600+ Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) samples
  • Exam application guidance and tips

Browse more information about the course modules and what’s included in the student pack, and check if you are eligible to apply for the PMP exam.
Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply key project management concepts, principles and practices.
  • Define team ground rules, build a shared understanding, engage and support virtual teams.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, lead a team, and manage conflict.
  • Engage stakeholders, manage and plan scope, assess and manage risk.
  • Manage project changes, determine appropriate project methods and practices, establish project governance.
  • Evaluate business and environment changes, support organizational change, improve processes.
  • Prepare comprehensively for the PMP certification exam according to the exam content outline.
Course Modules
Introduction
  • Introduction to projects, project management and project approaches
  • Waterfall & Agile
  • Agile overview
Create a High-Performing Team
  • Build a team
  • Define team ground rules
  • Negotiate project agreements
  • Empower team members and stakeholders
  • Ensure team members and stakeholders are trained
  • Engage and support virtual team
Get Started with your Project Work
  • Execute Project with Required Urgency
  • Manage Communications
  • Assess and Manage Risks
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Plan and Manage Budgetary Resources
  • Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Plan and Manage Quality of Deliverables
  • Plan and Manage Scope
  • Integrate Project Planning Activities
Do the Work
  • Manage project changes
  • Plan and manage procurement
  • Create project artifacts
  • Determine appropriate project methods and practices
  • Establish project governance
  • Manage project issues
  • Ensure knowledge transfer for continuity
  • Plan and manage project/phase closure
Keep your Team on Track
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Lead a Team
  • Address Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Support Team Performance
  • Manage Conflict
  • Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Promote Team Performance through Emotional Intelligence
Keep the Business in Mind
  • Define the compliance
  • Evaluate and deliver benefits and value
  • Evaluate business and environment changes
  • Support organisational change
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Comparing Waterfall & Agile
Exam Preparation
  • Overview of exam structure and format
  • Exam application guidance
  • Practical tips to successfully complete exam questions
PMP Student Pack

For Project Management Professional (PMP®) exam preparation success you will receive:

  • Our reputation as Ireland’s premier certification authority
  • 90-days access to our PMP® online exam simulator
  • 35 contact hours required to take the exam
  • 600+ Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) exam samples
  • Tips on answering exam questions successfully
  • Exam application guidance
PMP Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to sit for the PMP exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:

 

With Honours Degree ?
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Four-year Degree or global equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification
Without Honours Degree ?
  • Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma, Associates Degree or global equivalent)
  • 5 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification

Benefits of PMP Certification

Skilled project managers are in high demand. According to Project Management Institute (PMI), research indicates that employers will need to fill nearly 2.3 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2030. Investing in a PMP certification will give you: 

  • Increased earning potential 
  • International recognition as a highly capable project manager 
  • Versatility to adapt your skills to fit any project in any industry 
  • Strategic business focus 
  • Agile awareness 
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This course is perfect for...

The PMP certification is designed for practising project management professionals with experience in a project leadership role and a proven track record of being able to:

  • Perform duties under general supervision and take responsibility for all aspects of the project lifecycle.
  • Lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and resources.
  • Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables.

 

Not sure if this course is for you? Schedule a call to speak with an educational adviser.

Why IPM?
Reputation & History
Project Management Expertise
Why Choose This Course?
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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 PMP Passport prepares you for the prestigious PMP certification and includes access to PMI resources, such as up-to-date practice questions.
  • 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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Teodora Boanchis

Head Program Management Office at Entegro
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As a former student completing the PMP course, I can say I was very impressed with each of the lecturers. The level of knowledge and form of explaining the PMI implementation in a day to day project environment was very helpful.
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Paul Kennedy

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Just went through the PMP course and loved it. It adds real value for the money.
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Trevor Guidera

Project Manager at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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An excellent distance learning experience giving the challenging times we have.
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Jim Nelson

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The PMP Certification training was very good. The admin were very helpful and the course content was really good.
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Barry McBreen

Product Manager at CNP Santander Insurance
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We had a small class from different backgrounds; HR, IT, Sales, Product Owner. I highly recommend them and they offer considerable value add. Had a query and the head of course (was not expecting it) took a short phone call out of hours so that will tell you the customer mantra. Go for it!
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Find your questions answered and everything you need to know about the course.

Need further information?

Am I eligible to sit the PMP® Exam?

Applications and the PMP examination are administrated by PMI® USA. To apply for the certification exam, candidates must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:

 

With Honours Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Four-year Degree or global equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification

 

Without Honours Degree ?

  • Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma, Associates Degree or global equivalent)
  • 5 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification

How can I prove my years of professional experience?

When applying for the PMP exam, you will need to document your project management experience by gathering information about:

 

  • Projects you’ve led
  • Where you’ve worked
  • Your role and responsibilities
  • Duration of projects

 

You will be required to send supporting documentation only if your application is selected for a random audit. To find out more about the application process, please refer to the PMP® Certification Handbook and the audit FAQs.

How can I obtain 35 hours of formal training on PM?

You can gain 35 hours of formal training in Project Management by doing our PMP® Passport exam preparation course.

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 support from our Student Support team. It also includes 90-day access to the online exam simulator.

What is the PMP examination fee?

The PMP exam application is made directly to the certification body at www.pmi.org. The examination fees are currently US$555 payable direct to PMI® USA.

What are the delivery formats available for this course?

  • Online: Classes typically run over four consecutive days online from 8:30 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. Please note that depending on demand and instructor availability, we might also offer this programme as an evening part-time training. Reach out to our support team for more information.
  • Classroom: Choose weekly evening 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 classroom courses may have been affected by Covid-19.

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

The PMP® certification is suitable for practising project management professionals from various industry backgrounds. This is an intensive exam preparation course, so a foundational understanding of traditional project management tools and processes, and some knowledge of the agile project management approach could be helpful.

Is the course applicable to any industry?

Yes, the content of this course is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others.

How will this course help with my career?

This course curriculum is designed by certified PMP industry-experts to help you gain confidence to go forward in your career and show you have the skills to drive project results and increase your organisation’s impact in the global business environment.

How much time do I need before I can schedule the PMP exam?

You can make your exam application at www.PMI.org as soon as you finish the 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 you examination scheduling instructions with your eligibility code, which you will need when scheduling your exam appointment.

Will recordings be available if I miss a class?

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

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