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PMP® Passport

PMP certification represents an elite group of project managers. It proves you work smarter and have the ability to lead projects in any industry. This course is designed to get you ready to pass the PMP Exam and validate you are among the best.

Gain a competitive edge and supercharge your project management career with the gold standard for project management certification.

Gain a competitive edge and stand-out with PMP® Certification.
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Your Passport to PMP Exam Success

Recent research shows the median salary for PMP certification holders is 16% higher on average worldwide. [1] Earning your PMP adds value and proves you can manage projects for any organisation and industry.

This exam preparation course is ideal for project managers applying for the globally recognised Project Management Professional® (PMP) certification. However, to obtain PMP certification, you must meet specific requirements and pass a 180-question exam.

This course gives you 35 hours of project management training and helps you ace the PMP exam with 90-day access to an online exam simulator. Your instructor is a certified PMP practitioner with real-industry experience and the Institute’s founder was the first-ever Project Management Professional in Ireland.

By doing this course, you will have the opportunity to meet other peers with the same goal. We will tell you what to expect, what is included and how the PMP exam is structured to help you develop a successful strategy to pass the exam.

Learning Outcomes and Content

This instructor-led PMP training aligns with the PMP Exam Content Outline and covers predictive, agile and hybrid methodologies. To help you take the next step in your career, we will give you:
  • 90-days access to PMP® exam simulator
  • 600+ Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) samples
  • Exam application guidance and tips

Browse more information about the course modules and what’s included in the student pack, and check if you are eligible to apply for the PMP exam.
Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply key project management concepts, principles and practices.
  • Define team ground rules, build a shared understanding, engage and support virtual teams.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, lead a team, and manage conflict.
  • Engage stakeholders, manage and plan scope, assess and manage risk.
  • Manage project changes, determine appropriate project methods and practices, establish project governance.
  • Evaluate business and environment changes, support organizational change, improve processes.
  • Prepare comprehensively for the PMP certification exam according to the exam content outline.
Course Modules
  • Introduction to projects, project management and project approaches
  • Waterfall & Agile
  • Agile overview
Creating a High-Performing Team
  • Building a team
  • Defining team ground rules
  • Negotiating project agreements
  • Empowering team members and stakeholders
  • Ensuring team members and stakeholders are trained
  • Engaging and supporting virtual team
Get Started with your Project Work
  • Executing Project with Required Urgency
  • Managing Communications
  • Assessing and Managing Risks
  • Engaging Stakeholders
  • Planning and Managing Budgetary Resources
  • Planning and Managing Schedule
  • Planning and Managing the Quality of Deliverables
  • Planning and Managing Scope
  • Integrating Project Planning Activities
Doing the Work
  • Managing Project Changes
  • Planning and Managing Procurement
  • Creating Project Artifacts
  • Determining Appropriate Project Methods and Practices
  • Establishing Project Governance
  • Managing Project Issues
  • Ensuring Knowledge Transfer for Continuity
  • Planning and Managing Project/Phase Closure
Keeping your Team on Track
  • Collaborating with Stakeholders
  • Leading a Team
  • Addressing Impediments, Obstacles, and Blockers
  • Supporting Team Performance
  • Managing Conflict
  • Mentoring Relevant Stakeholders
  • Promoting Team Performance through Emotional Intelligence
Keeping the Business in Mind
  • Defining the Compliance
  • Evaluating and Delivering Benefits and Value
  • Assessing Business and Environmental Changes
  • Supporting Organisational Change
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Comparing Waterfall & Agile
Exam Preparation
  • Exam format and structure overview
  • More than 600 example practice questions
  • Guidance on the exam application
  • Practical tips for answering exam questions successfully
PMP Student Pack

By the end of this course, you will:

  • PMP® certified instructors
  • Access to the PMP® test simulator for 90 days
  • 35 contact hours required for the exam
  • Samples of 600+ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Exam preparation tips
  • Exam application guidance
PMP Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to sit for the PMP exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:


To be eligible to sit for the PMP exam, a candidate must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Four-year Degree or global equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification
Without Honours Degree
  • Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma, Associates Degree or global equivalent)
  • 5 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification

Benefits of PMP Certification

Skilled project managers are in high demand. According to Project Management Institute (PMI), research indicates that employers will need to fill nearly 2.3 million new project-oriented roles each year through 2030. Investing in a PMP certification will give you:

  • Added value to your resume
  • Increased earning potential
  • International recognition as a highly capable project manager
  • Versatility to adapt your skills to fit any project in any industry
  • Strategic business focus
  • Agile awareness
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This course is perfect for ...

The PMP® certification was designed for practising project management professionals with project leadership experience and a track record of being able to:

  • Execute tasks with general supervision and take responsibility for all stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams to complete projects on time, within budget, and with limited resources.
  • Demonstrate adept knowledge and experience in effectively applying a methodology to projects with clearly defined requirements and deliverables.

Have questions about the course content or requirements? Schedule a call to talk with an adviser today.

Why IPM?
Reputation & History
Experts in Project Management
Earn the PMP Certification
Unparalleled Expertise
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Reputation & History
  • We were established in 1989 as a preeminent professional organisation dedicated to making project management a recognised discipline.
  • Certified more than 6,000 project managers and trained over 40,000 professionals.
  • IPMA® Member Association.
  • Globally recognised certification body.
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Experts in Project Management

Managing projects, programmes, and portfolios is our Institute’s sole focus. Our sole focus is project management, unlike other organisations that offer a variety of training programmes across various functional areas.
Due to our expertise, we can draw the most renowned lecturers from around the world who can impart their vast knowledge and experience to our students. Focusing solely on project management guarantees the best instruction and exceptional learning opportunities.

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Earn the PMP Certification

There are around 1,000,000 PMP certification holders globally. Earning your PMP Certification requires commitment, which is why it is valuable.

PMP is one of the most popular Project Management Institute® (PMI) USA certifications. It proves you have the project management abilities that companies are looking for. Get your passport to PMP success with real-world case studies and exercises designed to help you achieve your certification goals.

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Unparalleled Expertise

We take pride in our Institute’s education, overseen by a distinguished faculty of top-tier project, programme, and portfolio management experts. Our instructors bring to the classroom unmatched skill and in-depth knowledge.

Project Directors and former heads of project management certification authorities are among the esteemed members of our faculty. Our graduates receive top-notch instruction and guidance throughout their academic careers thanks to their knowledge and practical experience.

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Student Hub & Community

Our committed student support team guarantees your success and connection to achieving your objectives. Participate in our immersive learning environment, where adaptability and interaction are paramount. Connect with other participants to share ideas, collaborate on projects, and brainstorm at the Institute’s hub.

Upcoming Dates

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Alumni Reviews

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Teodora Boanchis

Head Program Management Office at Entegro
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As a former student completing the PMP course, I can say I was very impressed with each of the lecturers. The level of knowledge and form of explaining the PMI implementation in a day to day project environment was very helpful.

Paul Kennedy

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Just went through the PMP course and loved it. It adds real value for the money.

Trevor Guidera

Project Manager at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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An excellent distance learning experience giving the challenging times we have.

Jim Nelson

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The PMP Certification training was very good. The admin were very helpful and the course content was really good.

Barry McBreen

Product Manager at CNP Santander Insurance
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We had a small class from different backgrounds; HR, IT, Sales, Product Owner. I highly recommend them and they offer considerable value add. Had a query and the head of course (was not expecting it) took a short phone call out of hours so that will tell you the customer mantra. Go for it!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Find answers to your questions and information about the course.

Do you have any other questions?
Am I eligible to sit the PMP® Exam?

Applications and the PMP examination are administrated by PMI® USA. To apply for the certification exam, candidates must first meet the following specific education and professional requirements:


With Honours Degree

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Four-year Degree or global equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification


Without Honours Degree

  • Leaving Certificate (High School Diploma, Associates Degree or global equivalent)
  • 5 years’ experience leading projects (within the last eight consecutive years)
  • 35 contact hours of formal training in project management or CAPM® certification
How can I prove my years of professional experience?

To apply for the PMP exam, you will need to provide documentation of your project management experience, such as:

  • Projects that you have managed
  • Where you’ve worked
  • Your responsibilities and role
  • Project Duration

You will ONLY be required to send supporting documentation if your application is randomly selected for audit. Please see the PMP® Certification Handbookand the Certification FAQs for additional information on the application process.

How can I obtain 35 hours of formal training on PM?

You can gain 35 hours of formal training in Project Management by doing our PMP® Passport exam preparation course.

What is included in the course fee?

The course fees include access to all course materials on the Student Hub, live expert-led virtual classes, recordings for a limited period of time and unlimited support from our Student Support team. It also includes 90-day access to the online exam simulator.

What is the PMP examination fee?

The examination fees are currently US$555 payable direct to PMI® USA.

What are the delivery formats available for this course?

This course is available in two formats:

  • Online. Classes typically run over four consecutive days online from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Your instructor is a certified PMP practitioner with real-industry experience. Do not worry about missing an online class – a recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time. Please note that depending on demand and instructor availability, we might also offer this programme as an evening part-time training. Reach out to our support team for more information.
  • Classroom.Choose classes on campus for in-person learning with industry-expert lecturers. Classes run at the National College of Ireland (Dublin). Please note the scheduling of classroom courses may have been affected by Covid-19.
Is the course suitable to people without former project management knowledge/experience?

The PMP® certification is suitable for practising project management professionals from various industry backgrounds. This is an intensive exam preparation course, so a foundational understanding of traditional project management tools and processes, and some knowledge of the agile project management approach could be helpful.

Is the course applicable to any industry?

Yes, the content of this course is suitable for various industry sectors. We have students from different backgrounds – such as engineering, pharmaceuticals, design, construction, IT and many others.

How will this course help with my career?

This course curriculum is designed by certified PMP industry-experts to help you gain confidence to go forward in your career and show you have the skills to drive project results and increase your organisation’s impact in the global business environment.

How much time do I need before I can schedule the PMP exam?

You can make your exam application at as soon as you finish the course. Please read the instructions carefully to avoid delays in processing your application.

However, plan to spend some time studying the core material while preparing for the exam. As you can appreciate, this is very dependent on each individual’s capability.

After the application is approved, PMI will e-mail you examination scheduling instructions with your eligibility code, which you will need when scheduling your exam appointment.

Will recordings be available if I miss a class?

A recording of each online class will be available for playback in the Student Hub for a limited period of time, so you do not need to worry about missing a class.