PMBOK Guide 5th Edition – PMP Exam

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67 Andy started this conversation about the upcoming change to the PMBOK® Guide back in February with this posting.  Today, we share another update.

2 important questions that we can address:

(1)             When will the new PMBOK® Guide be published and available?  And…

(2)            When will the PMP Exam change?


Keith Rosenbaum of PMI shared today that PMI is scheduled to publish the 5th Edition of the PMBOK® Guide on 12/31/2012.  During the 4th quarter, we hope to have access to a draft version of the Guide.


Mr. Rosenbaum went on to say that changes to the PMP Exam based on the 5th edition of the PMBOK® Guide will not occur until sometime in the 3rd quarter of 2013.

Deeper dive.  If you want more information, you can check out the presentation slides given at the EMEA Global Congress in Marseille in May of this year.  Follow this link:     Look under the heading “2012 R.E.P. Event Presentations” and click on the presentation entitled “REP Breakfast Standards presentation”.  See slide 4 for pertinent data.  Find more from the Certification department in the presentation “EMEA Congress – REP Breakfast Final Certification”.  See slide 7 for details about the exam change.