CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is more versatile than other certifications because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.
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The CompTIA Project+ examination is designed for IT professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-sized projects. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills required to:
Summarize the properties of project, phases, schedules, roles and responsibilities, and cost controls, as well as identifying the basic aspects of Agile methodology
Predict the impact of various constraint variables and influences throughout the project and explain the importance of risk strategies and activities
Understand appropriate communication methods of influence and use change control processes within the context of a project
Compare and contrast various project management tools and analyze project and partner-centric documentation
IT Project Coordinator/Manager
IT Project Team Member
Manager, Director, Team Leader
|Exam Description||CompTIA Project+ is designed for business professionals who coordinate or manage small-to-medium-size projects, inside and outside of IT. The exam certifies the knowledge and skills required to manage the project life cycle, ensure appropriate, communication, manage resources, manage stakeholders, and maintain project documentation.||CompTIA Project+ is ideal for IT professionals who need to manage smaller, less complex projects as part of their other job duties but still have foundational project management skills. Project+ is versatile because it covers essential project management concepts beyond the scope of just one methodology or framework.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 95 questions||Maximum of 90 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple-choice (single and multiple response) and drag and drops||Multiple-choice (single and multiple response) and performance-based
|Length of Test||90 Minutes|
|Passing Score||710 (on a scale of 100-900)|
|Recommended Experience||At least 12 months of cumulative project management experience or equivalent education||Equivalent to at least 6–12 months of hands-on experience managing projects in an IT environment|
|Launch Date||March 15 2017||November 8, 2022|
|Retirement|| May 9, 2023
||Usually three years after launch |
|Testing Provider||Pearson VUE
|Price||$348 USD (See all pricing)|
Project+ covers a high-level introduction to Agile as part of one of the objectives. If an individual would like to focus on Scrum, he/she would take Scrum Alliance’s Certified Scrum Master certification.
PMI PMP and PRINCE2 Practitioner are methodology/framework-specific certifications intended for more advanced project management professionals overseeing larger projects. PMI CAPM and PRINCE2 Foundation are entry points to those project management methodologies/frameworks.
|PMI CAPM||Axelos PRINCE2|
|Experience Level||Entry||Entry, Immediate||Entry|
|Exam Focus||Small to medium sized projects||Medium to large projects following PMI methodology||Medium to large projects following PRINCE2 framework|
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The CompTIA Project+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.
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