PMP Calculator

Approximate work hours spent on a project and compare with a standard PMP project lifecycle curve.

PMP Phase Standard Phase Involvement Hours Worked
Initiation 13%
Planning 24%
Executing 31%
Monitoring and Controlling 25%
Closing 7%
Total 100%
Calculations based on a non-overlapping 8 hour work days, 5 days a week. Please note that typical 2 week vacations are not taken into account with this tool. There are 50 work weeks in a year max which equates to 2000 work hours. For comparsion purposes, 4500 hours and a four-year higher education degree are requirements for PMP eligibility. See this blog for more details.