Per PMI’s new Announcement, the PMP Test will be changing effective Dec. 16, 2019.
Q. Why the change?
A. The New ECO (Exam Content Outline)
Every few years PMI conducts a survey of Project Managers world-wide to measure how much their projects map to the tools & best practices in the PMBOK. After analyzing the results of the survey, PMI publishes a new PMP Exam Content Outline (ECO), which becomes their new official guide to the areas of emphasis on the PMP Exam.
2 Key Dates:
1) The new E.C.O. will be released in June 2019.
2) The last day to take the PMP Exam before the change is December 15, 2019.
Q. Is the PMBOK changing?
A. No – the current PMBOK Guide V6 will remain PMI’s standard and primary source material for the PMP and CAPM Exams for the next several years (only the ECO is changing)
To Help You Get Your PMP Before This Change:
My Next PMP Prep & Advanced PM Classes At NYU SPS:
- PMP Exam Prep, Saturdays – Starts July 20
- Critical Path Method For Project Managers: Sunday, June 30 – Gives an extra boost toward your PMP by going into more depth on Critical Path Method than a PMP Prep class has time for (PMP credential-holders earn 8 PDUs for this course)
- Earned Value Management For Project Managers: Sunday, July 14 – Gives an extra boost toward your PMP by going into more depth on EVM than a PMP Prep class has time for (PMP credential-holders earn 8 PDUs for this course)
- Persuasive Presentations For Project Managers: Giving Presentations is a key skill that makes Project Managers more effective, promotable, and marketable. Improve your presentation skills in a fun and supportive environment with your fellow PMs. Mondays & Thursdays, starts Monday, July 8.
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My Book: The Project Management Answer Book, 2nd Edition
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