ARTICLE: Should You Get Your Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification?


Last May, Derek Singleton from SoftwareAdvice.com contacted Key Consulting to lend our expertise to an article one why you should (and shouldn’t) get your PMP certification. Here’s some highlights from that article.

  1. To get a PMP Certification you need real world experience.
  2. A PMP makes your resume look more attractive. “Some recruiters even value the certification over a master’s degree.”
  3. PMP Certified Professionals earn higher salaries. “PMI found that project management professionals in the United States earned an average of $111,824 per year with a PMP certification”
  4. PMP Certification helps you learn a common language.
  5. “If you want to pursue a career that isn’t focused on project-based work (e.g. a sales career), then the PMP isn’t for you.”

Take a look at the full article here.

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