Project Management Professional

PMP®

KORNERSTONE is the global Registered Education Provider (R.E.P) of PMI®

Overview

The PMP® certification is a globally recognized and respected credential, demonstrating a solid foundation of knowledge from which you can competently practice as a project manager, lead and direct project tasks and identify concrete directions in an efficient, quality and timely manner. It is highly recommended for those who lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and scope. By obtaining this credential, you validate your commitment to the profession of project management.

PMI, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMP, PMBOK, PMI-RMP and the PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Managment Institute, Inc.

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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

  • Foundation in Project Management
  • Project Life Cycle and organizational structures
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • Project Schedule Management
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • Project Resource Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • Project Stakeholder Management

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
  • Eligible for Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

Examination Highlights

  • 180 questions (the previous exam was 200) but the same number of questions will be scored
  • 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 bachelor degree holders and/or above: A minimum of 36 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours are spent on leading and directing project tasks
    2. For other education qualifications: A minimum of 60 months of unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours are spent on leading and directing project tasks
  • 35 hours of recognized project management training
  • 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

Trainers

Mr. Kenric Li Yu Hin

  • Reviewer, PMBOK® Guide – 4th Edition
  • PMI® Project Management Professional, PMP®
  • PMI® Risk Management Professional (PMI–RMP®)
  • 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.

  • PMP®, CISA, CISM, MBA
  • 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. SF Leung

  • Over 15 years in IT project portfolio management for iconic enterprise like MTR and Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • ITIL® V3 Foundation
  • Certified SAP Application Consultant – Accounting

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

“My team and I are very satisfied with the services that KORNERSTONE provided. In the entire training session, they demonstrated professional PMP® knowledge and extensive experience. They improved our Project Management Skills in every aspects with positive feedbacks from our project stakeholders.”

Stephen Chow

South China Morning Post

“The PMP® program can provide me a real understanding of project management. Easily can put into my work and link to my situations. The trainer is very good, especially to connect the materials with the real world situation.”

Horace Ho

Bally Technologies, Inc