Please note that changes to PMI’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credentials and examination will occur globally on August 31, 2013.
PMI’s Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® credential is a response to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-SP® fills the need for a specialist role in project scheduling.It recognizes your unique expertise and competence to develop and maintain project schedules, while still possessing baseline knowledge skills in all areas of project management.The PMI-SP demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project scheduling,
- A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent), with at least 3,500 hours of project scheduling experience and 30 hours of project scheduling education.
- A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least 5,000 hours of project scheduling experience and 40 hours of project scheduling education.
Examination preparation tips:
- Download and study the PMI-SP credential handbook.— paying particular attention to the PMI-SP examination blueprint.
- Use the PMI-SP Examination Specificationto guide your study.
- Review the current Practice Standard for Scheduling
- Enroll in formal PMI-SP Exam study courses (either online or attend a class).
- Review the latest edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
Important changes to the PMI-SP® credential and examination will occur globally on August 31, 2013.
There will be a black out period from August 18 - 30, 2013 where no exams will be administered; as of August 31, 2013 the new PMI-SP exam will take effect.
For more information about the specific changes please review FAQ here PMI-SP Update Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).