Project Management Professional, PMP®

Private in-house training
Apart from public, instructor-led classes, we also offer private in-house trainings for organizations based on their needs. Call us at +852 2116 3328 or email us at [email protected] for more details.

Why Choose Us?


  • One of the Leading PMI Authorized Training Partner (ATP)
  • Experienced Trainer leading multi-national projects
  • Exam-Oriented & Practical Skills Balance
  • Free Resit*

*Free re-sitting for those who fail the PMP exam with 80% of attendance or above

About the Certification
  • Awarded by Project Management Institute, PMI®, which was founded in 1969 as a Not-for-Profit Professional Association
  • The first PMP® certification was launched in 1984. Since 2007, it has been awarded with the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 accreditation from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • Jan 2018, there are 833,025 certified PMP®s worldwide come from industries ranging from healthcare, telecommunications, education, finance, construction to information technology, more than 180,000 of them are located in PRC
Training Outlines

Module 1: Creating a High-performing Team

  • Build a Team
  • Define Team Ground Rules
  • Negotiate Project Agreements
  • Empower Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Train Team Members and Stakeholders
  • Engage and Support Virtual Teams
  • Build Shared Understanding about a Project


Module 2: Starting the Project

  • Determine the Appropriate Project Methodology / Methods and Practices
  • Plan and Manage Scope
  • Plan and Manage Schedule
  • Plan and Manage Budget and Resources
  • Plan and Manage Quality of Products and Deliverables
  • Integrate Project Planning Activities
  • Plan and Manage Procurement
  • Establish Project Governance Structure
  • Plan and Manage Project / Phase Closure


Module 3: Doing the Work

  • Assess and Manage Risks
  • Execute Project to Deliver Business Value
  • Manage Communications
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Create Project Changes
  • Manage Project Issues
  • Ensure Knowledge Transfer for Project Continuity


Module 4: Keeping the Team on Track

  • Lead a Team
  • Support Team Performance
  • Address and Remove Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Manage Conflict
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Mentor Relevant Stakeholders
  • Apply Emotional Intelligence to Promote Team Performance


Module 5: Keeping the Business in Mind

  • Manage Compliance Requirements
  • Evaluate and Deliver Project Benefits and Value
  • Evaluate and Address Internal and External Business Environment Changes
  • Support Organizational Change
  • Employ Continuous Process Improvement
Training Highlights
  • Emphasis is placed on examination skills and the practical application of project management expertise
  • Regional project case studies will be discussed
  • Trainer has significant and up to date co-operation experience with PMI®
  • Complimentary course re-sitting for those who fail the exam and have 80% of attendance or above
Examination Highlights
  • Total examination questions: 180 (No. of scored questions: 175; No. of Pretest questions: 5)
  • 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.
  • Exam fee: US$555 for non-PMI® member, US$405 for PMI® member
  • Once registered, the eligibility for examination is 12-months. You may take the examination up to 3 times within this 12-months period should you not pass in the first attempt
  • PMP® examination content outline:
    1. PEOPLE (42%) – emphasizing the skills and activities associated with effectively leading a project team
    2. PROCESS (50%) – reinforcing the technical aspects of managing a project
    3. BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT (8%)– highlighting the connection between projects and organization strategy

    Content that spans the value delivery spectrum, including predictive, agile and hybrid approaches, will be included across the three exam domains.

Chartered Requirements
  • Educational and project management experience requirement*
    1. For 4-year bachelor degree holders and/or above: A minimum of 36 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience
    2. For high school diploma or an associate’s degree (or global equivalent): A minimum of 60 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification
  • Pass the PMP® examination
  • Candidates are required to earn and report 60 professional development units – PDUs – within a 3-year cycle


* Project Management experience must be accrued within 8 years by the date of application. Leading and direct project tasks are identified in the PMP® examination specification


Mr. Kenric Li Yu Hin

  • Reviewer, PMBOK® Guide – 4th Edition
  • PMI® Project Management Professional, PMP®
  • PMI® Risk Management Professional (PMI–RMP®)
  • PMI® Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI–ACP)®
  • Former Vice President, Education, PMI® HK Chapter
  • Former PMI® Board Support Committee member
  • Over 15 years of Asia Pacific regional business analysis, project management and consulting experiences
  • Trained up project managers of over 15 countries


Mr. Sankar V.S.

  • Seasoned project management practitioner with more than 15 years of experience
  • Vice President of PMI® Hong Kong Chapter
  • Head of technology business unit, leading a team of project managers and IT professionals
  • Experienced PMP® trainer from PMBOK® Guide – 3rd Edition to PMBOK® Guide – 5th Edition


Mr. Joe Chui

  • Former President in IIBA
  • Over 20 year-working experience in Regional IT Project Management, Business Analysis, Consulting, Business Management, Training & Development in MNC in Asia Pacific region
  • Currently Regional Head of Retail Technology in MNC to lead teams of project manager & business analyst to manage program & projects in Asia Pacific
  • CBAP®, PMP®, Scrum Master®, Agile Product Owner & Product Manager®, ITIL®
  • MBA, MSc in Information Systems Management, & BBA holder and received various executive educations in Project & Portfolio Management, PMO Set Up & Governance, Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Design Thinking, Digital Marketing, Omnichannel Strategy & Retail Management, Logistic & Supply Chain Management, Psychology & Counseling in worldwide top universities
What Our Clients Say

“For months, I was seeking a qualified organization to facilitate my pursuit of the PMP Certification. Through the Shanghai network, I discovered Kornerstone and learned they are experts in prepping for certifications. The staff at Kornerstone walked me through the process, identified the most suitable training program, allowed me to learn from a true PMP expert, and supported me from start to finish.

A professional group of experts, Kornerstone exemplified high standards, quick response time, and always found a solution. The PMP certification process can be arduous at times, but Kornerstone applied their solid connections and years of experience to make it enjoyable. I am grateful to Catherine, Olivia, and the Kornerstone team for allowing me to focus on content learning and develop the project management skills for my career without having to stress out about the PMP certification process. Thank you again, Kornerstone.”

Dr. Tim Klatte
Partner, Head of Forensic Advisory Services, Grant Thornton Shanghai

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