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You’re a natural project manager, and you’re excellent at your job.

And now, it’s time to take your career to the next step: PMP® Certification. 

Learning the answers to exam questions is an in-depth part of the process, but preparing yourself for the examination is critical. 

So instead of heading to a bookstore and trying to figure out the best way to ace the test on your own, what if you were to have a hands-on prep experience that didn’t bore you to tears? 

With MindsparQ®, that’s what we’re here to help you do. 

About the MindsparQ® PMP® Exam Preparation Training

In this instructor-led, 35-contact hour training program, you will receive the guidance you need to pass your PMP® certification program faster. 

When you leave the course, you’ll be equipped to: 
  • Outline the knowledge and PMI-isms of the PMP certification exam 
  • Identify your "gaps" in project management knowledge and experience 
  • Gain exposure to challenging exam questions — including "wordy" questions, questions with formulas, and questions with more than one correct answer 
  • Practice test-taking strategies to answer exam questions 
  • Develop a personal schedule to sit for the PMP certification exam within 4 to 6 weeks​​

With MindsparQ®, this isn’t your typical PMP® training course. 

(Meaning, we’re not stuffy, boring, or overwhelming.)
This PMP® Exam Prep training will give you the specific tools & resources you need to confidently sit for your examination within 4-6 weeks of completion. When you register, you’ll also get access to materials to help you in your studies, including: 

  • Examination prep book 
  • Exam simulator with over 2,000 questions for practice 
  • Dozens of tips & test-taking strategies 
  • How to reference the PMBOK Guide, Agile Practice Guide, and other training materials to study 
  • Application assistance 
  • Post-boot camp resources like Exam Jam Session, evening study hall sessions, and office hours
  • And additional resources including your exclusive student portal, study plan, video tips, and more

Hello, I’m Crystal Richards, and I’m the brains behind MindsparQ®.

With more than 2,000 people trained and 170+ sessions facilitated, I know what it takes to help project managers go from “great” to “excellent.” When it comes to the PMP exam, I know how much of an undertaking preparing for it can be. 

I created the MindsparQ® PMP® Exam Prep Training — to help you avoid overwhelm and burnout and become keenly positioned to succeed when you sit for your certifying exam. 

Here’s to your ultimate success, 

Principal & Owner
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Common questions about the PMP® Exam Prep Training with MindsparQ®

When are the classes offered for 2022?

The remaining 2022 course schedule is as follows:

JUL: 22-24 & 29-31
SEP: 23-25 & SEP 30-OCT 2
OCT: 28-29 & NOV 4-6
DEC: 5-8 (Mon-Thur; 8:30a-6p)

Please note the weekend classes are held over 2 weekends -- Weekend Course Options (35-contact hours):
(Two Weekends; Fri – Sun) 
Friday 1p – 6p
Saturday 9a – 6p
Sunday 10a – 3p
*Times are Eastern Time

Want a private boot camp for your company?  Complete this form or contact me at

What’s the class schedule? 

My public courses are weekend boot camp courses that are spread over two (2) weekends. The listed dates (see above) are the dates you should block on your calendar and be present for the facilitation. ​
Weekend Course Options Logistics (35-contact hours), Two Weekends (Friday-Sunday)
Friday 1pm-6pm EST
Saturday 9am-6pm EST
Sunday 10am-3pm EST
Weekday Course Monday thru Thursday, 8:30am - 6pm EST

How is the program delivered? 

The program is delivered virtually via instructor-led training, and you will receive access to digital materials to help you prepare for your certification.

Does MindsparQ® have a Course Guarantee?


We know you can do it!

Our goal is to ensure students pass the certification exam on the first attempt. We are so confident in our unique teaching methods we guarantee all exam prep students will earn their certification after completing a MindsparQ® instructor-led exam prep class. 

Any student who successfully completes one of our instructor-led exam prep classes (PMP®, PMI-ACP®) is backed by the MindsparQ® Course Guarantee. If a student receives a certificate of completion and fails their exam within 90 days of completing the class, we will provide: 
  • An evaluation of your exam results
  • A full review of your exam readiness
  • An analysis of your strengths and weaknesses
  • Personalized assignments and study schedule
  • Free registration (if necessary) in another scheduled exam prep class for the same certification. 

*Students must contact MindsparQ® within 90 days of failing the exam ( The MindsparQ® Course Guarantee only applies to exams for which the class is intended. For instance, students who take a prep class designed for content in the 2021 PMP® Exam, must take the subsequent exam to qualify for our course guarantee.

Are there financing options? 

Yes, the total cost of attendance is $2,100, and you have the option to set up a payment plan (processing fee applied).  Just send me an email at

Do you have a justification letter I can send to my boss?

Yes I do!  Send me an email at requesting a copy of the draft letter you can modify for your boss.

Do you only offer PMP Exam Prep Courses?

MindsparQ offers courses for the PMP certification exam prep AND for the PMI-ACP certification exam prep.

Follow the link here for more information on the PMI-ACP training.

MindsparQ also provides group training in areas of leadership development, effective communication and writing skills, and foundational training in project management and agile project management.

Go to our Courses page for more information.

What if I have more questions? 

Great! Please reach out to me at with your questions. I'm happy to help.

You’re one step closer to PMP® certification.

Start your journey toward certification today by registering for the next PMP® Exam Prep Training cohort.

Interested in Training for the PMI-ACP®?

Sign up for the next available PMI-ACP® exam prep course - more classes added to the schedule everyday!
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