PMI® stands for the Project Management Institute. PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit association for the project management profession. It became popular because it administers the PMP® (Project Management Professional) exam, and provides the PMP credentials to anyone who has the required minimum experience, and passes the exam.
The Project Management Professional (or PMP) certification has become the de facto certification for project managers. Some companies even demand it in their job specifications. Just having the words “PMP” printed on your business card can have a great effect on your prospects, customers and friends.
Getting a PMP certification is not difficult. It just requires that you follow the right approach, take the right steps, read the right material, and do the PMP exam practice tests. If you follow the regular schedule, you can be ready to take the PMP test in as little as 60 days.
The PMP examination is based on your experience as a project manager, your ability to solve problems, and a strong foundation in Project Management.
Once you understand the PMP exam’s format, terminology, style, and learn the Project Management fundamental basics, you will be in a on your way to clear the PMP examination quickly, and without hassles.
PMI is an organization that will provide support and educational opportunities for Project Management. Being part of this body of dedicated and learned professionals will greatly assist and support you in your own efforts as a project manager. Be sure to join PMI as a member. You can find more information at http://www.pmi.org.
Vinai Prakash, PMP
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