First, what does not change
PMP® from PMI is still based on PMBok 6th edition. So courses, study guides, and prep exams are still 100% relevant.
What is different?
The Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam will change on 2 January 2021 to meet those needs and will focus on three new domains:
Content that spans the value delivery spectrum, including predictive, agile and hybrid approaches, will be included across the three exam domains.
The new exam is comprised of:
Also there are new types of questions. In addition to multiple choices, there are now questions with multiple answers, and questions with (sort of) interactive graphs with hot spots. The goal is to have a more interactive test, and more modern. This is really about form, since the material is exactly the same as before.
There could be more emphasis on emerging trends. These are mentioned everywhere in the PMBok, but expect more questions that before about these topics.
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