In an increasingly projectized world, professional certification ensures that project managers are ready to meet the demands of projects across the globe. Solidify your skill set and face project challenges head-on with a Project Management Institute (PMI) certification. The PMI has created the following five PM professional certifications, in order of professional acceptance.
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM)
- Program Management Professional (PgMP)
- PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)
- PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
Who could get these certifications?
- Candidates for the PMP credential lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and scope.
- Candidates for the CAPM credential contribute to projects as subject matter experts and team members. They may also serve as project sponsors, facilitators, liaisons or coordinators.
- PgMP manage programs that contain complex activities that span functions, organizations, geographic regions and cultures; build credibility, establish rapport and maintain communication with stakeholders; possess advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, influence, communication, negotiation and conflict resolution.
- PMI-SP have advanced expertise in project scheduling management.
- PMI-RMP are members with expertise in project risk management.
For more information on these PMI certifications, visit the PMI 'Certification' web page.