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PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®
Scheduling is the key competence demanded by worldwide.
For Senior Management Professionals who are responsible for managing multiple projects and their resources to achieve strategic business objectives. It’s a level above PMP® credential.
Importance of PMI-SP® certification:
  • Effective project scheduling plays a crucial role in ensuring project success. With accurate project scheduling, realistic estimates and accurate projections prevent last-minute orders that drive up costs.
  • Scheduling competence is in high demand. PMI-SP® credential demonstrates your ability to professionally schedule and control your projects, leading to timely completion
  • Organizations prefer professionals who possess this credential, alone or in combination with other PMI Certifications. Our PMI-SP® credential preparation course provides you advanced skills in scheduling and proficiency to pass this globally recognized and most-demanded certification
Our students' success and career growth testifies the value of our courses.
Familiarize yourself with:
  • Who should attend?
  • Course Synopsis
  • Eligibility
  • Exam pattern and course fee
  • Support
  • Unique PMAC Advantage
  • Testimonials
  • Maintain your PMI-SP® Certification
Who should attend?
Project managers, associate project managers, IT project managers, and senior project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, and project leaders, master schedulers, schedule managers, schedule analysts, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members seeking the PMI-SP® certification.
Course Synopsis
Course title: PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® Prep Course
Duration: 4-day/ 30 contact hours
PDUs: 30 (fulfills PMI’s PM Education Criteria)
Course ID: PMAC68 (preapproved by PMI USA)
The course is aligned to The Practice Standard for Scheduling, PMBOK® Guide, and PMI-SP Credential Handbook – revised 4 April 2013. Relevant inputs have also been taken from The Practice Standard for Project Estimating.
The course is aligned to The Practice Standard for Scheduling, PMBOK® Guide, and PMI-SP Credential Handbook – revised 4 April 2013. Relevant inputs have also been taken from The Practice Standard for Project Estimating.
Course topics:
  • Overview of PMI Practice Standard for Scheduling
  • Overview of PMBOK®  Guide
  • Common scheduling pitfalls
  • Schedule Management Domains and Project Management Processes
Schedule Model
Domain 1: Schedule Mission Management
  • Schedule Components and Policies
  • Importance of benchmarking, enterprise environmental factors, and
  • organizational process assets
  • Practice exam
Domain 2: Schedule Creation
  • Schedule Planning
  • Precedence Diagramming Method
  • Working with Dependencies
  • Real-life case studies
  • Students’ hands on schedule creation exercise
Practice exam
Domain 3: Schedule Maintenance
  • Resource Leveling
  • What-If Scenario Analysis
  • Schedule Compression
Practice exam
Domain 4: Schedule Analysis
  • Earned Value Management
  • Forecasting
  • Schedule Risk
  • Practice exam
Domain 5: Schedule Communication/Reporting
  • Working with Project Stakeholders
  • Schedule Model
Practice exam
  • Highly interactive with case studies, group activities, discussions, and exercises.
  • Delivered by renowned faculty who makes learning fun and provides rich practical
  • insights both for your exam success and real-life career advancement.
What we offer
  • Copyrighted course material
  • Practice Exams
  • Post-program support and mentoring
  • After PMI-SP® certification, Guidance on how to leverage the qualification for growing in your career.
Over 14,000 people have benefited from our training programs
Qualification Experience Contact hours
A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent) 3,500 hours of project scheduling experience* 30 hours of project scheduling education
Secondary diploma (high school diploma/global equivalent) 5,000 hours project scheduling experience* 40 hours of project scheduling education
*Scheduling is part of overall Project Management. We support you in filling your application form in case you require assistance. We support you in filling your application form in case you require assistance.
Exam Pattern
Exam consists of 170 questions. Out of these, 20 questions are not scored. The Scorable questions are 150. Exam duration is 3.5 hours.
Revised exam from 31 August 2013: 
Domain Percentage of questions
Domain 1: Schedule Strategy 14%
Domain 2: Schedule Planning and
Domain 3: Schedule Monitoring and
Domain 4: Schedule Closeout 6%
Domain 5: Stakeholder
Communications Management
Total 100%
We extend post-program support to our students in terms of facilitation in filling up exam application, resolution of queries, and mentoring to ensure solid preparation and success. Our courses and support has not only ensured goal-achievement but has also groomed personalities to capture newer opportunities.
Unique PMAC Advantage
The participants gain benefits which are rare:
  • You learn from renowned industry experts who don’t just teach but provide crucial practical insights for real-life success.
  • Our consulting experience ensures logical understanding and transforms your mindset and personality. Our students continue to excel with superior knowledge and better personality thanks to our focus on real-life applicability of topics we teach in the class.
  • Mentoring during exam preparation, clarification of doubts, and assessment of your readiness to ensure 100% success.
  • We are the only organization that provides unique post-certification voluntary support to help you leverage your qualification and advance your career, through our vast network and contacts.
We take pride in delivering Best-in-Class Courses. Our students continue to grow in their career due to knowledge and skill enhancement, and then better contribution to their organizations.
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Maintain your certification*
If you are PMI-SP® credential holder, you need to renew it every three years by earning PMI-SP 30 PDUs in specialized area of project scheduling. There is no re-exam.  Renewal Fee:
Certification Renewal PMI Member Non-member
PMI-SP Credential Renewal $60 $150
*Through our programs, we offer pre-approved professional development units (PDUs) necessary for certification renewal, according to your CCR Cycle. As a special gesture, we have highly discounted PMI-SP® Renewal Offers for our students.
 PMI-SP® Classes
PMI-SP® Certification - Pune
Jan 18, 19 & 25, 26, 2014
(Weekend Batch)

PMI-SP® Certification - Chennai
Jan 25, 26 & 1, 2 Feb, 2014
(Weekend Batch)

  "Scheduling concepts, tools and techniques learned during Practical Class, with Real-life Examples has helped us achieve our 4.5 million tons IP Project."  
  Senior Management Professional, Jindal Iron & Steel  
  "PMI Standards on Estimation and Scheduling have been explained so expertly. This has helped us avoid surprises in Large Retail Store Rollout in 7 countries. Thanks PMAC!"  
  Senior Management Professional, Genesis  
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