Project management is a powerful tool for addressing the complex needs of today’s organizations.
Unlike narrowly focused fields – such as HR, marketing, finance or IT – project management brings together an array of skill sets spanning creative and critical thinking, leadership, risk, change and stakeholder management.
Simply put, project management provides a structured yet flexible framework for tackling a diverse range of initiatives faster, better and in a cost efficient manner.
That is why project management is the most in-demand occupation in the world today.
Institute of Project Management Certifications validate contemporary best practices in the discipline of project management.
They equally respect both people and process, and do not preference any one standard, method or industry approach.
Instead, our Certifications evidence a highly rigorous and transferable baseline of knowledge, skills and experience that can be applied in any project context.
Institute Certification holders are creative and critical thinkers; they are the project leaders, problem solvers and innovators of the 21st century.
We live and breathe project management in a way other mixed training providers can only pretend to. Our Certified Project Trainers are proven industry experts with at least 10 years’ experience successfully leading complex projects and programs of work.
Via OPEN, our 100% free Online Project EducatioN portal, and our range of education modes, access cutting-edge project management knowledge, tools, templates and software to deliver (and be assessed on) high quality, innovative projects.
‘Paper PMs’ are good at the rote memorisation of obscure formulas and highly complex process maps that bear only a passing resemblance to how projects are delivered in the real world. Our certification holders can critically deconstruct the good practices of all the major project methodologies – PMBOK, PRINCE2, Agile and others – to reveal their contextually unique best practice.
Go beyond rigid frameworks with certifications and qualifications that transcend regional, national and industry boundaries.
Evidence your current and transferrable knowledge, experience and skills with your global project management passport.
How do our project management Certifications compare to others?
The Institute of Project Management’s Certifications are unique in that candidates must:
Our certifications are also for life – we do not demand subscriptions, memberships or other post-Certification payments.
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