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TOPIC: PMP Audit failed- Because of Project Contributor

PMP Audit failed- Because of Project Contributor 1 year 11 months ago #12075

  • Smit Shah
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Dear All,

I just received an email from PMI that I have failed audit.

Reason is- I have self identify myself as Project Contributor on Projects. what should I do now? what role should I select? I heard that any role apart from Project Manager like Project Contributor, Leader, Supervisor can apply for this exam.

What should I take care when I re apply for the exam?

your inputs are always valuable. I am waiting for the response.

Best Regards,
Smit Shah

PMP Audit failed- Because of Project Contributor 1 year 11 months ago #12078

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I am sorry to hear that you failed the audit. The PMI handbook clearly states that in order to qualify to apply for the PMP certification you must have the required number of hours leading and directing a project or projects. Simply being a project contributor is not enough. You will need to include projects on your application for which you were legitimately the project manager, project leader or project supervisor. Note that any references you include will also need to confirm your role. Please review the Handbook again here:

Hope this helps.

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PMP Audit failed- Because of Project Contributor 1 year 11 months ago #12206

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Hi all,

I experienced the same situation as Smit.
I choose some roles other than project manager, project leader or project supervisor.
In fact, I am doing PM's duty but my job title is not Project Manager. Therefore, I choose project contributor and project administrator in the application.
Finally, I failed the audit and received an email stating that I am not taking PM role.

If I re-submit the application by changing the role in the application with the same projects and definitely I will write some more PM duties that I have involved.
Do anyone think that PMI will accept my application? or will they think it is very strange that I change the role from project contributor to project manager?
Thank you!
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