The Project Management Institute (PMI) is well known non-profit organization who
initiated the project management certification. This association has achieved a lot in
several advocacy programs related to project management. They have supported different
agencies in the government, industries and organizations all throughout the world to help
them attain great business outcomes. This organization is also initiated the Project
Management Professional (PMP) certification to help professionals advance their skills in
handling projects in engineering, construction, software, automotive, and many more.
In 1987, PMI started to publish the Project Management Body of Knowledge or PMBOK
that documents best practices, concepts and techniques. This guide is necessary to
prepare and study for the PMP certification. PMP is certification that is necessary to
boost a professionals’ resume. This will help them gain a prestigious certification that can
provide them a better career in project management. However before anyone can get
PMP certification is essential to pass PMP exam. This test is a comprehensive exam that
measures the skills and knowledge of project managers, professionals and practitioners.
PMI together with other experts in project management, continuously update and
improve the PMP exam and PMBOK guide to help professionals gain all the needed
knowledge in project management.
PMI is an established organization and has earned several prestigious awards. This
includes the award given by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) which
the “ISO/IEC 17024 accreditation for the Project Management Professional (PMP®)
credential program.” This has given PMI a great leverage to be most acknowledged
certification program in the project management.