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Best PMP Certification

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….

PMP Certification

DEFINITION:

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

IF YOU:

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.

CAPM® Certification

DEFINITION:

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

IF YOU:

Provide subject matter expertise

Act as a project sponsor, facilitator,liaisons or coordinator

PMI-ACP® Certification

DEFINITION:

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.

IF YOU:

Have experience leading or working on agile teams

Have training in agile practices

PfMP® Certification

DEFINITION:

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.

IF YOU:

Manage portfolios for an organization

Manage organizational strategy and objectives

PgMP® Certification

DEFINITION:

The PgMP® certification recognizes demonstrated experience, skill and performance in the oversight of multiple, related projects that are aligned with organizational objectives.

IF YOU:

Manage programs that contain complex activities that span functions, organizations or geographic regions or cultures

PMI-PBA® Certification

DEFINITION:

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.

IF YOU:

Conduct business analysis for projects and programs

Gather requirements for projects and programs

PMI-RMP® Certification

DEFINITION:

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.

IF YOU:

Have expertise in risk management

PMI-SP® Certification

DEFINITION:

The PMI-SP® certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and competency in the specialized area of developing and maintaining the project schedule.

IF YOU:

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

  1. PMP® vs PRINCE2
  2. PMP® vs PMI-ACP®
  3. CAPM® vs PMP®

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.

Shane Drumm

Shane is an Agile Project Manager who specialises in digital web projects. He has worked with numerous distributed teams in Asia, Europe, US and Australia. In his spare time, enjoy travelling, cycling, digital start-up ventures and hustling to help other business owners with their digital presence. Find out more about Shane on shanedrumm.com and please reach out and connect with Shane on LinkedIn.

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