What is PMP®?

Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP credential demonstrates to employers, clients and
colleagues that a project manager possesses project management knowledge, experience and skills to
bring projects to successful completion.

The PMP recognizes the competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager,
specifically experience in leading and directing projects.

The Project Management Professional certification provides the project manager with a set of tools that can be used in a project setting. Using these tools fits perfectly with Project Management Frameworks like PRINCE2. PRINCE2 provides the framework and PMP fills in the need for techniques that can be used to boost the project management actions.

Where did PMP® come from?

The Project Management Institure (PMI) offers a comprehensive certification program for practitioners with different levels of education and experience.

PMP® is their industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects.

Who is PMP® for?

Experienced project managers who want to increase their project management skills, apply a standards-based approach to project management, and apply for Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification.

What online resources are available for PMP®?

More detailed information about the requirements and procedures for PMP® certification with PMI:


What is the PMI course roadmap?