CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA Project+

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Overview

CompTIA’s Project+ certification validates core knowledge of project life cycles, project roles, and skills necessary to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and close a project. Project+ certifies the business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to successfully manage projects and business initiatives.

Project+ is intended for candidates possessing at least 12 months of cumulative experience in leading, managing, directing and/or participating in small- to medium-scale projects.

  • Project+ answers essential business requirements
    Companies increasingly require employees to understand project management skills. 15.7 million new project management roles will be added globally across seven project-intensive industries by 2020.*
  • Project+ opens new career opportunities
    Project Management is fourth in specialized skills in IT job postings. It is also the third hottest in demand tech skill with 39% of respondents with hiring plans said they will be seeking people with this skill in the next 12 months.**
  • Project+ can be your path to higher earnings
    Current salaries for project managers range from $80,000 to $116,000 in the United States.

* http://www.pmi.org/-/media/pmi/documents/public/pdf/business-solutions/project-management-skills-gap-report.pdf
** http://www.computerworld.com/article/3012033/it-skills-training/10-hottest-tech-skills-for-2016.html

Exam Domains

PK0-003
%
Pre Project Setup/Initiating
12%
Project Planning
29%
Project Execution and Delivery
23%
Project Execution and Delivery
27%
Project Closure
9%
PK0-004
%
Project Basics
36%
Project Constraints
17%
Communication and Change Management
26%
Project Tools and Documentation
21%

Popular Job Roles

  • Project Coordinator/Manager
  • Project Team Members
  • Business Analyst
  • Manager, Director, Team Leader

Organizations that Recommend or Teach Project+

  • Accenture
  • Advantage Health
  • Canon
  • Dell
  • Ernst & Young
  • General Dynamics
  • Fuji Xerox
  • HP
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy

Exam Details

Exam Codes PK0-004
(available 3/15/17)
PK0-003
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+ verifies knowledge of the entire project management life cycle as well as skills needed to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project. Project+ also includes business, interpersonal and technical project management skills required to manage projects and initiatives.
Number of Questions Maximum of 95 questions Maximum of 100 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), and drag and drops Multiple choice questions (single and multiple response), and drag and drops
Length of Test 90 Minutes 90 Minutes
Passing Score 710 (on a scale of 100-900) 710 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience At least 12 months of cumulative project management experience or equivalent education One year of managing, directing or participating in small- to medium-scale projects
Launch Date March 15 2017 N/A
Retirement N/A English: 9/30/2017
Other languages: 3/30/2018
Testing Provider Pearson VUE Testing Centers
ProctorU (~Q2-Q3 2017)
Pearson VUE Testing Centers
ProctorU (~Q1 2017)