Topics: Project management, Project Management Professional, Management Pages: 11 (2788 words) Published: October 13, 2014

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About PMI
PMP or Project Management Professional is one of the credential on PMI or Project Management Institute which is a not-for-profit professional organization for the project management profession with the purpose of advancing project management. PMP is a credential offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). There are currently 618,933 active PMP certified individuals and 272 chartered chapters across 104 countries worldwide based on information from publication of PMI Today. The Service

PMI offers a comprehensive credentialing program for project, program and portfolio management practitioners of all education and skill levels, which is: Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®)

A certificate that will be a good entry-level if you are new to project management or still figuring out your career path Project Management Professional (PMP®)
PMP is the most important globally-recognized and independently validated credential for project managers. It will be more perfect if the candidate have demonstrated experience and competence in leading project teams. Program Management Professional (PgMP®)

PgMP is more high level than PMP and it is for those who can manage multiple, complex projects to achieve strategic and organizational results. Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP®)
This certification is made to recognize the advantage experience and skill of portfolio managers and demonstrates proven ability in the coordinated management of one or more portfolios to achieve organizational objectives. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®)

PMI-ACP was created for those who believe in and apply agile principles and practices on projects. PMI Professional in Business analysis
This certificate need to highlight candidate’s expertise in business analysis and spotlights your ability to work effectively with stakeholders to define their business requirements, shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes. PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®)

PMI-RMP is a specialty credential that demonstrates competence in assessing project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities. PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®)
PMI-SP is a specialty credential for practitioners who want to focus on developing and maintaining project schedules. The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers a range of services to the Project Management profession such as the development of standards, research, education, publication, networking-opportunities in local chapters, hosting conferences and training seminars, and maintaining multiple credentials in project management. The standards PMI develop and publish fall into three main categories: Foundational Standards

A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition (2013) The standard for Program Management (ANSI)
The standard for Portfolio Management (ANSI)
Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3®)
Practice Standards and Frameworks
Practice Standard for Project Risk Management (2009)
Practice Standard for Earned Value Management—Second Edition (2011) Practice Standard for Project Configuration Management (2007) Practice Standard for Work Breakdown Structures—Second Edition (2006) Practice Standard for Scheduling—Second Edition (2011)

Practice Standard for Project Estimating (2010)
Project Manager Competency Development Framework—Second Edition (2007) PMI Standards Extensions
Construction Extension to the PMBOK Guide—Third Edition (2007) Government Extension to the PMBOK Guide—Third Edition (2006) Software Extension to the PMBOK Guide—Fifth Edition (2013) PMI in Indonesia

Since I come from Indonesia, I found that there is information about PMI in Indonesia. There is one organization that provide PM certificate based on PMI and the certificate that they offer is listed below: Project Management Professional (PMP)®

Certified Associate in Project Management...

Lopez, Claudia , Damilaville, Audrey , Gowtham, Anil , Yan, Shuo , & Zhang, Ying. (2005). Comparison of PMI, AIPM, AACE, IPMA and PRINCE2 Certifications.
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