Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Institute or PMI is one of the most renowned professional associations for members that are a non-profit organization. More than 185 countries worldwide are a part of this organization that helps in providing various professional development opportunities, and also promotes the profession of project management through recognized principles and certifications and wide-ranging research programs and other such opportunities.
The Project Management Institute provides six certifications
- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Program Management Professional (PgMP)
- PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
- PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
- PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)
These certifications help in recognizing the proficiency and comprehension of the individual. Over 350,000 practitioners worldwide hold these degrees. These certifications are important to individuals who are serious about Project Management as a profession and through the Project Management institute Certifications such individuals excel in all of their projects.
These certifications also help in an individual recognizing his or her skill set and then making the efforts to meet and exceed the demands of such skills around the globe. With over many trillions in money being invested in creating new projects, there is a huge requirement for professional of Project Management Institute to take over more responsibilities that have been recently created. There is a greater need for good and experienced project managers, and having these certifications of the Project Management Institute can get you ready for bigger challenges.
The standards set by the Project Management Institute, with respect to program, project, and folder management are recognized all over the world. These standards are improved over a period, as and when required, by the professional volunteers who aim at making these standards as a benchmark for every professional around the world. Training and education to every professional is provided, allowing plenty of opportunities to learn and grow in this profession.
Professional volunteers, who strive hard to make the necessary changes that are required to make the content for the Project Management Institute up-to-date take up research and surveys. Three Board of Directors are elected by the members of Project Management Institute, who serve as Directors for a time period of 3-5 years, while other directors who are termed as officers serve a year as Officers.