Do you need customer support or technical assistance? Click here to submit a support ticket...
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: Question Any new rules for the PMP Certification PMBOK 5

Any new rules for the PMP Certification PMBOK 5 4 years 6 months ago #3527

  • Jimmy Char
  • Jimmy Char's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 1
  • Thank you received: 1
Now with the switch to PMBOK 5th edition, We expect to see new update for the PMP and CAPM Certification qualifications and exams.

Until today, less than a month for the new exams based on PMBOK 5ed. the PMP Handbook is still the same and no sign of the new one, anyone is aware of the new conditions, rules, exam grading etc...?
The following user(s) said Thank You: Muhammad Tahir

Any new rules for the PMP Certification PMBOK 5 4 years 6 months ago #3528

  • Cornelius Fichtner
  • Cornelius Fichtner's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Administrator
  • Administrator
  • PrepCast Instructor
  • Posts: 1117
  • Karma: 35
  • Thank you received: 185

Actually this is quite normal and nothing to be worried about. In fact, we do NOT expect any changes to the PMP Handbook or to the PMP Examination Content Outline. Here is why:
  • The PMBOK Guide contains the project management framework. The "HOW" of doing project management.
  • The PMP Handbook talks about the PMP Exam Application and Administration It has no real influence on the exam questions..
  • The PMP Examination Content Outline talks about "WHAT" we project managers do on a high-level, like initiate the project, plan a project, etc.
The questions that you find on the exam are largely based on the PMBOK Guide (HOW) and they are framed in the domains described in the Exam Content Outline (WHAT).

In other words: At this time only the HOW is changing, but not the WHAT.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Mohammed Almohimeed
Until Next Time,
Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM
President, OSP International LLC
  • Page:
  • 1
Moderators: Yolanda MabutasAhmed AminScott GillardMary Kathrine PaduaERIC BARTLETTGail FreedmanKevin NasonSteven Mudrinich, PMPMark Wuenscher, PMPJohn WolvertonTracy Shagnea, PMPJada Garrett

Training for Project Management Professional (PMP)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®

Boost Your PMP Exam Prep in Only Six Hours! Join the Live PMP Coaching Class on Jan 27/28 or Feb 10/11 for just $79. Learn More...
The PMP Exam is Changing in 2018
Simona and Cornelius
Free Interview - Listen Now

This interview with Simona Fallavollita (LinkedIn Profile) was recorded at the magnificient Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Conference 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. We discuss the how, what, why and when of the changes that are coming to the PMP exam.

Thank you!
Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM