If you are lucky to have the testing center close to your home, this cost is minimal.But there are candidates who need to travel to a faraway city or even another country to sit for the exam.PMI will permanently ban Aspirants who provide false information (including making up non-qualified working experiences or faking education certificates) with a view to deceive PMI into believing they meet the requirements of taking the PMP® Exam.Since honesty is an integral quality of every project manager according to the PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, anyone found providing misinformation will not be allowed another chance to apply for any PMI Certifications.Also each Aspirants should at least have some experience in each of the five process groups.According to PMI’s Customer Care there are three ways that you can fail an audit: No Fault, Non-Compliance and Fraud. First we’ll see what PMI writes for each, then we’ll give you an interpretation and our recommendations.To learn how to study and pass the CMA exam in the most efficient manner, check out my e-course, which is completely FREE.
Anyway, as long as we understand what we are getting into, the term doesn’t matter that much. I am just starting and it will take me a while to prepare for the exam.I am planning on purchasing one of the CMA exam prep programs and when I am closer to being ready to take the exam, will then pay the fees to the IMA. First of all, yes you can certainly study first and pay all those fee when you are ready for the exam.If you are in this situation, remember to take this cost into account.Please note that the IMA membership is mandatory, and therefore, the membership fee is an annual payment.