Project Management Institute (PMI)® 

The Project Management Institute PMI® is the world's leading not-for-profit project management professional association. PMI® supports over half a million members in 170 countries worldwide. PMI® members are individuals practicing and studying project management in many different industry areas. PMI® has become, and continues to be, the leading professional association in project management. 

Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is the profession's most globally recognized and respected certification credential. The PMP designation following your name tells current and potential employers that you have a solid foundation of project management knowledge that can be readily applied in the workplace. Many corporations require individuals to have the PMP credential to qualify for individual advancement within the corporation or for employment.