PMINZ Presentation
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PMI and PMINZ
The PMBOK Guide
Membership benefits
Certificate Associate in Project Management
(CaPM)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Programme Management Professional (PgMP)
Exam costs
Post PMP
What next?
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PMI and PMINZ
• PMI –Nearly 250,000 members
• 150 countries, 247 Chapters, 30 SIGs, 2 Colleges
• PMINZ Chapter
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1,565 members
2 PgMP, 702 PMP and 64 CaPM
Branches – Auckland, Central & South Island
Sub branches – Hamilton, Hawkes Bay, Nelson & Dunedin
• Annual conference, Seminars and Study Groups.
• www.pmi.org.nz
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The PMBOK Guide
• Project Management Book of Knowledge guide is an
excellent reference book
• It describes in detail 44 different Project Management
processes
• PMBoK CD comes with your PMI membership
registration
• Primary resource used for the CaPM and PMP
examinations
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Member Benefits
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Monthly branch meetings
Annual PMINZ Conference & branch seminars
Opportunities to earn PDUs
Volunteer work
Advocate for Project Management in NZ
Receive job opportunities through email
Receive local info via monthly e-news
PMINZ website www.pmi.org.nz
Discount to PMINZ events
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The Certified Associate in Project
Management (CaPM)
• Ideal for people who do not meet the experience
requirements for PMP
• Or, for people whom project management is a part
time job
• Ideal step towards PMP
• Requirements
– Equivalent of a High School diploma plus 1,500 hours of
project management experience
– Or, 23 hours of project management training
– Pass a 3 hour, 150 question multi-choice exam
– Tested solely on information held in the PMBOK Guide
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The Project Management Professional
(PMP)
• The most accepted PM certification in NZ
• Requirements
– Category one
• A degree
• 4,500 hours of PM experience. (3 years)
• 35 hours of project management education
– Category two
• High School Diploma
• 7,500 hours of PM experience. (5 years)
• 35 hours of project management education
– Exam
• 4 hours, 200 Question multi-choice
• Tested on the PMBOK guide plus PM knowledge
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Programme Management Professional
(PgMP)
• Specific eligibility is as follows:
– Bachelor’s degree, the global equivalent or higher degree
within the last 15 years:
– Four years (6,000 hours) of project mgmt work, AND
– Four years (6,000 hours) of program mgmt work experience.
• High School diploma, Associate’s degree or the global
equivalent within the last 15 years:
– Four years (6,000 hours) of project mgmt work, AND
– Seven years (10,500 hours) of program mgmt work experience.
• Competence established with a sequence of
assessments
– Initial assessment of competence, exam and Interview panel
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CaPM and PMP Exams Costs
• CaPM Examination Cost
– Initial Certification Fee — member
– Initial Certification Fee — non-member
$US225
$US300
• PMP Examination Cost
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Computer Based Testing — member
Computer Based Testing — non-member
Paper Based Testing – member
Paper Based Testing – non-member
$US405
$US555
$US250
$US400
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Post PMP
• PMP valid for a period of three years.
• Each 3 year cycle, must obtain 60 Professional
Development Units (PDUs).
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Attending monthly PMINZ meetings
Being a practicing PM
Attending PM conferences/seminars
Volunteer service (Branch committee/National Board)
Reading PMI material
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What next?
• Register as a PMI member $US149, plus $US10
application fee
• Read the PMBoK guide
• Join a Study Group. PMINZ members only and it is a
facilitated self study.
• Enrol on line for CaPM or PMP
• Submit Resume to PMI to validate requirements
• Sit the Paper Exam in Wellington and Christchurch or
electronically (Prometric) in Auckland.
• Attend the monthly PMINZ Central Branch meetings every third Monday at 5.30pm. [Gary Billingham PMP]
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Questions?
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