Why Consider Project Management Certification?
All of us – corporate employees and entrepreneurs – are evaluated, ranked, and compensated based on our ability to accomplish work and deliver business results. Project Management is simply the Art and Science of accomplishing work and delivering business results via an internationally accepted framework. Project Management has become the indispensable skill set required to deliver business results. Therefore, MBA career success and cash flow are dependent upon project management skill level -- regardless of your level within an organization.
During a recent study, 90 percent of executives surveyed claimed that project management is either critical or very important to their organization. The same study stated, "Employers tend to feel that the M.B.A. graduates are strong in technical business areas like marketing, finance and accounting -- but need more project management skills". This advances the narrative of as to why individuals that are certified in project management tend to make up to 25% more, annually, then their non-certified peers. This course teaches the international standard for project management, which is in very high demand globally. Just in the USA alone, over 1 million project management related positions will be created each year for the next decade.
A Course Designed For You
This course is designed for busy professionals and business owners with very little time, but nevertheless, have the desire to increase their creditability in the marketplace by earning PMI® (Project Management Institute) certification as a PMP® (Project Management Professional) or CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management). CertifiNOW, the course provider, specializes in advanced certification training for professionals and consultants in virtually every major industry.
This is an accelerated learning course that demystifies the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) while providing the core information in the following 10 Knowledge Areas:
|1. Integration Management ||6. Communication Management|
|2. Scope Management ||7. Human Resource Management|
|3. Time Management ||8. Risk Management|
|4. Cost Management ||9. Procurement Management|
|5. Quality Management ||10. Stakeholder Management
Two additional modules on the special application areas of Social Responsibility and Exam Strategy are also included in the course.
What is PMI?
The Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the international governing body for the project management profession and project management certification. With half a million members and credential holders in more than 180 countries, PMI is also one of the world's largest professional membership associations. Its worldwide advocacy makes it the global thought leader in this strategic organizational competency. CertifiNOW is a registered education provider (REP) for PMI.
PMI® is a not-for-profit organization that advances the project management
profession through globally recognized standards and certifications, collaborative communities, an extensive research program, and professional development opportunities. PMI® certifications are globally accepted and recognized; PMI® certified professionals are respected for their knowledge and competency. PMI® certifications are globally accepted and recognize knowledge and competency. Salaries and career opportunities for credential holders show that employers recognize the value delivered by trained practitioners. This class will prepare you to become a certified project management professional.
Project Management Professional (PMP®)
The PMP® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for individuals responsible for achieving business results via projects. More than 370,000 practitioners worldwide hold this credential. Earning the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to successfully lead and direct projects.
This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI Salary Survey – Sixth Edition, a PMP® increases your salary up to 25% more than your non-credentialed colleagues and peers.
Who should apply for PMP® certification?
The PMP® recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you are an experienced professional looking to solidify your skills, stand out to employers and maximize
your earning potential, the PMP® credential is the right choice for you.
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)
Whether you are new to project management, changing careers, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM® can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level. Designed for those with less project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.
Who should apply for CAPM® certification?
Senior executive that do not manage projects but they will be held accountable for projects within their organization. Therefore, they need to understand earned value management (EVM) and what questions they should be asking the project management professionals in their organization, to make sure all projects with the organization are delivered in a quality way and on time and within budget.
The CAPM® certification is also right for you, if you are looking to make a career change or you are a less experienced professional looking to demonstrate your commitment to project management, improve
your ability to manage larger projects and earn additional responsibility, and stand out to potential employers.