CHAPTER 31 VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
If you are a US Military Veteran then first allow us to say THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE! You are VERY appreciated here!
And for those Veterans using Chapter 31, or Vocational Rehabilitation, we've got great news! Voc Rehab fully pays for your Project Management Professional, or PMP, Exam Prep Course. All you have to do is sit down with your Chapter 31 Case Manager and say that you want to add the PMP credential to your Rehabilitation Plan because it will greatly increase your chances of finding lasting gainful employment and will ensure job security once you're employed, as well as give you a great advantage over your peers when promotion opportunities arise, and that you want to take our PMP Exam Prep Course. (the PMP credential, when added to your personal Rehabilitation Program, will greatly increase your professional skills and abilities which in turn greatly increase your ability to find gainful/suitable employment in today's competitive market and every advantage is an important one). Then ensure your Case Manager changes your Plan and that you both sign your Newly Changed Plan, and then ensure your Case Manager gets the Changed Plan approved by their Supervisor. Also, tell your Case Manager that the VA pays us by using their Government Credit Card. Once your Changed Plan is approved, you should ensure your case manager submits your new plan for financial payment, thus ensuring that your seat in the class is reserved. Once payment is received, all you need to do is show up for class! WE RECOMMEND YOU PRINT THIS PAGE AND TAKE IT WITH YOU TO YOUR MEETING WITH YOUR CHAPTER 31 VOC REHAB CASE MANAGER/COUNSELOR.
NOTE: THIS ENTIRE PROCESS OF ADDING THE PMP TO YOUR VOC REHAB PLAN, FROM START TO FINISH, TAKES AT LEAST TWO WEEKS, SO PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY AND PROACTIVELY!
And remember, it doesn't matter what line of work, field of study, current degree plan, or industry you're in for the PMP credential to be warranted. The fact is, it's a necessity in today's work environment for any and every supervisor or manager who wants to succeed. Forbes Magazine has rated the PMP credential (2014) as the fourth most valuable credential in the world. And it's the only credential on the top 10 list that isn't tied to any one specific field or industry, and that's simply because it's universal regardless of your line of work. And the Project Management Institute, or PMI, which is the international Non-Profit Organization 501(c)10 non-charity that has the PMP credential trademarked conducted a study in 2013. The study was to find a college degree that is the most comparable in pay and benefits being increased similar to the PMP credential, and the results were incredible. They found that a person with a PMP credential gets the same 30% increase in pay and benefits as their counterpart who gets a Master's Degree in Business Administration.
Why is this you might ask? Well, the answer is simpler than you may think. You see, to earn the PMP you must have mastery (not just expert knowledge) in both understanding and applying all the details in each of the knowledge areas of Project Management. And these knowledge areas themselves are definitive proof that the PMP is vital to the career of anyone who aspires to be a supervisor or manager at any level, in any field. The knowledge areas are all from the perspective of Management, and are as follows: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Stakeholder Management, Risk, and Procurement Management. These are all areas that any leader must master if they plan on being successful in today's uber-competitive market. And it's our pleasure to teach our Veterans and Heroes! And if you should still, as a Chapter 31 Veteran/Case, need some help in getting Voc Rehab to pay for this credential for you then please call us toll free at 1-888-503-7108, and we'll do everything within our power to help you. And again, THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!
Information on Vocational Rehabilitation, or Chapter 31 benefits, can be found at the PDF document below.
Chapter 31 Fact Sheet
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U.S Military PMP Course
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- Part Of Every Dollar We Earn Goes Towards Helping Our Nation's Veterans, Wounded Warriors, And Their Families
The Post 9/11 GI Bill does not currently cover PMP Exam Prep Courses, but we're doing everything we can to remedy this situation. The basic fact is the GI Bill is used to pay tuition for Veterans working on degree programs at schools. It is not used to pay for credentials of any kind.
However, the one good thing that the Project Management Institute has been able to do is get the GI Bill to pay for the cost of the PMP Exam itself, currently $400.00. So that's a start. If you fail the exam however you must re-take the exam at your own cost, currently $250.00.