About the only real approach if you have less than two weeks to prepare and pass the PMP is to attend a PMP Boot Camp. There are two major disadvantages with a boot camp:
· The expense associated with the Boot Camp (usually in the range of $1,500-$2,500), and
· How well you absorb the material (memorization versus true absorption).
The PMP Boot Camps do offer the advantage of time – most boot camps are three to five days long and the PMP test is available on the last day of the boot camp. However, the boot camps do require significant “self-study” prior to and during attendance, which can be confusing to plan and organize yourself in a short period.
Step 1: Read the Project Management Professional (PMP)® Credentials Handbook.
Step 2: Make sure that you are eligible to become a PMI certified project manager.
Step 3: Become a PMI Member & Member of your local PMI Chapter.
Step 4: Sign up for the PMP Exam. PMP® Exam
Step 5: Study the PMBOK® Guide. Twice.
Step 6: Get a PMP Self-Study Course and Read a PMP Preparation Book.