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PMP Certification - The Basics


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The Project Management Professional, or PMP, certification is one of the most widely-recognized project manager qualifications globally. The Project Manager Institute - also known as the PMI - offers it, and acquiring it can give you a substantial advantage when finding work in this increasingly competitive field. 

PMI was founded in 1969 and today is the largest not-for-profit project management organization in the world. We can trace its origins to the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Since its foundation, it has quickly spread to over 80 different countries.

In this track, we explain the PMP Certification and the PMBOK. This track is ideal for anyone looking to take a project management qualification but wants to find out more about PMP.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn what PMP certification is, and why it’s important.
  • Learn what’s involved in the PMP exam and certification.
  • Learn why Agile suits some projects more than others.

Target Audience

If you're looking for a job as a project manager - or are still early on in your project management career - a PMP certification is a great credential to add to your resume. By becoming a PMP credential holder, you open yourself up to higher levels of pay, responsibility, and recognition. So this is for anyone ambitious with an interest in project management.