Other Project Manager Certifications
The best PMP® certification in our eyes is the PMP® certification by the PMI®. The PMP® is perfect for the traditional project manger to solidify their skills. The PMI® have a variety of project qualifications suitable for project managers….
The PMP certification recognizes competence of an individual to perform in the role of a project manager, specifically experience in leading and directing projects.
Are responsible for all aspects of the projects lifecycle
Lead cross-functional teams to deliver projects with the the constraints of time, budget and scope.
The CAPM® certification recognizes a demonstrated understanding of the fundamental knowledge, processes and terminology as defined in the PMBOK® Guide that are needed for effective project management performance
Provide subject matter expertise
Act as a project sponsor, facilitator,liaisons or coordinator
The PMI-ACP® certification recognizes knowledge of agile principles, practices, and tools and techniques across agile methodologies, not simply limiting a practitioner to one agile approach.
Have experience leading or working on agile teams
Have training in agile practices
The PfMP® certification recognizes the advanced skill needed for the coordinated management of one or more portfolios of projects, programs, or operations to achieve organizational objectives.
Manage portfolios for an organization
Manage organizational strategy and objectives
The PgMP® certification recognizes demonstrated experience, skill and performance in the oversight of multiple, related projects that are aligned with organizational objectives.
Manage programs that contain complex activities that span functions, organizations or geographic regions or cultures
The PMI-PBA® certification highlights expertise in business analysis. It spotlights ability to work effectively with stakeholders to define their business requirements, shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes.
Conduct business analysis for projects and programs
Gather requirements for projects and programs
The PMI-RMP® certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and competency in the specialized area of assessing and identifying project risks along with plans to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.
Have expertise in risk management
The PMI-SP® certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and competency in the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule.
Have expertise in project scheduling
The PMI® certification’s is not the only option though. The main alternative is PRINCE2 which is also a globally recognised project manager certification.
There are 3 certifications that could be appropriate for a project manager looking to become certified. To determine the best pmp certification you can review the following articles
If you have already decided you want to proceed with the PMP designation you should check out the next section where we discuss how you can apply for the PMP.