PMI Certifications

As a chapter of the Project Management Institute, many of our members and associates work towards earning various project management credentials. For more information on PMI credentials offered through the Project Management Institute:  www.pmi.org/certification.aspx

 

PMP - Project Management Professional

PMP Handbook: www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certifications/pdc_pmphandbook.ashx

Candidates for the PMP credential:

• Perform their duties under general supervision and are responsible for all aspects of the project for the life of the project

• Lead and direct cross-functional teams to deliver projects within the constraints of schedule, budget, and scope

• Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined requirements and deliverables

 

To be eligible for the PMP credential, the following requirements must be met:

Option 1:

• Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or global equivalent)

• Minimum five years/60 months unique nonoverlapping professional project management experience during which at least 7,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project (must be accrued within the last eight consecutive years)

• 35 contact hours of formal education

Option 2:

• Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or global equivalent)

• Minimum three years/36 months unique non-overlapping professional project management experience during which at least 4,500 hours were spent leading and directing the project (must be accrued within the last eight consecutive years)

• 35 contact hours of formal education

 

CAPM - Certified Associate of Project Management

CAPM Handbook: www.pmi.org/Certification/~/media/PDF/Certifications/pdc_capmhandbook.ashx

Candidates for the CAPM credential:

The CAPM certification offers recognition to practitioners who are starting a career in project management as well as project team members who wish to demonstrate their project management knowledge. This certification denotes that the individual possesses the knowledge in the principles and terminology of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), the standard of project management’s generally recognized good practices.

 

To be eligible for the CAPM credential, the following requirements must be met:

Option 1:

• Secondary diploma (high school diploma / global equivalent)

• 1,500 hours of professional experience on a project team

Option 2:

• Secondary diploma (high school diploma / global equivalent)

• 23 contact hours of formal education