The certification program at the Project Management Institute (PMI) enables members at multiple levels of project management to have their skills, education and experience recognized with credentials that are known and respected throughout the world.
Earning a professional credential through PMI means an individual has:
- Demonstrated the appropriate education and professional experience.
- Passed a rigorous examination.
- Agreed to abide by a professional code of conduct.
- Committed to meeting continuing certification requirements.
PMI’s Certification Governance Council, the volunteer committee that establishes PMI’s certification strategy on behalf of the PMI board of directors, has established the following strategic intents for the certification program:
- Developing and maintaining clear value propositions for all credentials.
- Remaining the global leader in project and program management credentialing, giving priority to cooperation over competition while ensuring competitive activities are undertaken fairly and ethically.
- Expanding the levels and types of credentials and positioning them to meet the demands of the marketplace.
- Maintaining standardized credentialing practices globally and driving innovative solutions that address regional and local stakeholders’ needs.
Program Management: The Next Step in the PMI Tradition
Continuing its 39-year tradition of advancing careers for those who have made project management indispensable for achieving business results, PMI is developing a new credential, the Program Management Professional (PgMP) for individuals managing programs.
This credential joins the highly sought-after Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) credentials, and it reflects project management’s growing recognition around the world…
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