“Project Management Professional (PMP) credential holders in the U.S. earned an average of 16 percent more (approximately US $14,500) than their non-credentialed peers in 2011.”
Nashville, TN (PRWEB) April 26, 2013
By the end of this decade, more than 15 million project management roles will be added, according to a recently published report. To help determine who’s prepared to fill those roles, the Project Management Professionals (PMPs) at Cheetah Learning (http://www.CheetahLearning.com) are offering a valuable online assessment that costs less than an evening out at the movies.
The new Project Management Talent Gap Report, published in March, states “15.7 million new project management roles added globally across seven project-intensive industries by 2020.” Those “project-intensive industries” are identified as: Manufacturing, Business Services, Finance & Insurance, Oil & Gas, Information Services, Construction and Utilities.
“Becoming Project Management Professional (PMP) certified is an arduous undertaking,” says Cheetah Learning CEO and Founder Michelle LaBrosse. “People pursuing this globally recognized credential in project management need to meet the Project Management Institute's rigorous eligibility requirements and pass a very difficult four-hour certification exam.”
To assess their PMP readiness, potential participants can use Cheetah's PMP Assessment Exam to discover their strengths and weaknesses. Cost is $12. The course is available online. It can be taken as soon as registration is completed. Duration is about one hour.
“All material you will need to do the activities are provided online,” a spokesperson said, adding that the course overview can be found at http://www.cheetahlearning.com/events/online/PMPAssess/overview.asp?group_id=230-pmpassessment.
When it comes to exam preparation, Cheetah Learning has been acknowledged as an innovator: The company earned the prestigious PMI Professional Development Provider of the Year award in 2008.
“Cheetah has the highest audited continuous pass rate for 10 years,” said LaBrosse, who has been recognized internationally as one of the 25 most influential women in project management. “Over the past 12 years, Cheetah Learning has helped over 50,000 people finish their important life projects and reach their personal and professional goals.”
Once they determine their readiness by taking the Assessment Exam, aspiring project managers can sign up for the Cheetah PMP Exam Prep. Dates and locations are listed on the Cheetah home page at http://www.Cheetahlearning.com.
Those using the previous edition of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) should sign up for PMP exams now—before examinations based on the new edition, released in January, are implemented. Effective July 31, exams will be based on the new PMBOK Guide, released by the Project Management Institute (PMI), which also produced the Project Management Talent Gap Report.
“High demand for project-oriented professionals is reflected in both average salary and salary growth,” the report states. “Project Management Professional (PMP) credential holders in the U.S. earned an average of 16 percent more (approximately US $14,500) than their non-credentialed peers in 2011.”
To learn more about becoming a credentialed project manager, go to http://www.CheetahLearning.com or call toll free in the U.S. at (888) 659-2013. Outside the U.S., call (602) 220-1263.
ABOUT: Cheetah Learning is a Project Management Institute Registered Education Provider and is International Association of Continuing Education and Training Certified. Cheetah was awarded the Project Management Institute Professional Development Provider of the Year for 2008 for the significant contribution it made to the field of project management with its accelerated approach to teaching and doing project management. Cheetah Learning is a quality client of Print & Radio (http://www.PrintAndRadio.com).