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What Are The Advantages of Taking SmartPath LLC PMP® Training?

1. At SmartPath LLC your trainer is a Pro. The trainers have many years of project experience as well as training teams in project management best practices:

PMP® training is very important. Learning from a Pro is even more important. All of our trainees are PMP® Credential holders, and have gone through SmartPath LLC's rigorous training program. You really need to learn from someone who has depth of experience in order to truly understand project management in order to pass the exam. SmartPath LLC project management trainers are also all seasoned, practicing project managers. SmartPath LLC’s curriculum was developed by Mo Haque, MSEE, MSEE, PMP who has spent over years training people for his large global project teams and for SmartPath LLC, as well as being a concurrent practitioner.

2. You receive project visibility:

You receive 15 workflows that picture knowledge areas and process groups, and processes as well as inputs & outputs, along with tools & techniques, in a way you can understand and learn. The roles of the project manager are also reflected on the workflows. These workflows also show the following:

• a workflow pictorial from start to finish project management - visibility helps understanding and memory

• a workflow for each knowledge areas that show all the inputs and outputs, tools & techniques and roles

• Outputs mapped to inputs processes are of high importance. These help you understand the connections between the processes. Tools & Techniques are illustrated or listed below the process as are the PM's roles.

3. You get all the materials you need to study in order to pass the exam as well a free 30-day online subscription with 2,100 mock questions to practice.

SmartPath LLC's material will cover everything you need to know to pass the PMI® exam and the quiz practice will help you apply your knowledge. The instructors will explain the knowledge. Just bring a notebook and pen to class. You will be provided pencils to take the practice exam so you can erase your answers later or you can write the answers in your notebook.

4. You get price competitive, highest quality training, as well as SmartPath LLC's guarantee. See our PMP®/CAPM® certification course work guarantee*. SmartPath LLC gives you 4 guarantees. Our pass guarantee is for a third exam payment based on compliance activities.

5. The last day of training is an exam review.

6. You can also resit the PMP training course again for FREE within 6 months from your initial first day of training onsite based on seat availability the day before the class begins for onsite trainees, or via Live Video Conference for all trainees. New materials are not issued when you resit, so bring your materials to class, neither is a new online quiz subscription provided. However, you can extend your online subscription for a fee starting at $39 for up to 15 days if you wish. Resitting the training should not be considered a substitute for studying.

7. You have a schedule conflict; you missed your flight or there was a family emergency? No problem! This is one of our guarantees. If something comes up and you need to skip a day of class you signed up for, we allow you to do this and you can take the class at another time. You don’t miss out on anything. You get all the value for your money. We just ask that you let us know ahead of time as far in advance as you can, based on the circumstances. You can also pick up this day via Live Video Conference. Rescheduling is also free.

8. Small classes for easier, more effective, more interactive learning. Usually from 6 to 15 students depending on the scheduled training room, including the number of new attendees online. If the class is too large, effective learning is not possible.

9. Formal education contact hours & other requirements: To be approved by the PMI® organization to sit for the exam you need to fulfill 35 formal contact hours of education for PMP training. Our services provide you with the certificate of completion for 37.5 contact hours. Some companies today supply less training figuring you can find some other training hours elsewhere so that you are just going to do Exam Prep without any framework. Our goal is to help you pass the PMP exam and our classes are packed full with the information you need. We don't believe that less is more.

Requirements by Project Management Institute: If you are a four year college graduate or greater you need 4500 hours of project experience, or 7500 hours if you have less than that but you have a high school diploma or equivalent. If you are a PMI® member ($129* the first time) then exam costs you $405.* If you are not a member the exam costs you $555.* The exam is taken at a Prometric Testing Center - there is one in Puyullup, and one in Mountlake Terrace in Western Washington. Go to prometric.com to see all locations. There are locations around major metropolitan areas. If you are taking the CAPM® Exam, there are more locations.

10. SmartPath LLC also offers many project management classes or related classes for which you can earn fulfill your PDU requirements by reporting training hours on the PMI® website. You will need 60 PDUs every 3 years and now you can get one hour PDUs for as low as $25 per hour.

11. You can read more on our blogs. SmartPath LLC Blog for this website or our other blog on google. If have lots of articles on our website that can enhance your knowledge.

12. Resitting a class that is instructor led will help you learn more than listening to hours of online replays. You deserve to get your questions answered. If you have done project management training before, it is likely that you will be taking your Exam quickly. Our instructors will work with you to make sure you are ready to take your Exam within 10 days or less at the end of training.

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PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PgMP, PfMP, PMI, and PMBOK, are the registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.