Project Management Certifications
The profession of Project Management has been growing rapidly, and continuously evolving with the changes and challenges faced by organizations, as they tend to be more Projectize than ever. In order to meet these challenges, the project management bodies needs to be well aware and equip with the latest trends, techniques, tools and certifications.
In this article, I will try to highlight some of the top and famous Project Management Certifications available round the globe.
PMI® (Project Management Institute)
One of the leading Project Management membership association in the world, promoting the Project Management Profession. The following Project Management Certifications are provided by PMI in various disciples, from Project Management to Program, Risk, schedule Management etc.
1: CaPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management).
2: PMP® (Project Management Professional).
3: PgMP® (Program Management Professional).
4: PMI-RMP® (PMI – Risk Management Professional).
5: PMI-SP® (PMI – Scheduling Professional).
OGC (Office Of Govt Commerce)
The Office Of Govt Commerce is an independent body of the Govt of UK. OGC also provides a wide range of Project Management Certifications from Project Management to Program, Risk Management etc.
1: ITIL® (IT Infrastructure Library)
3: MSP® (Managing Successful Programs)
4: M_o_R® (Management Of Risk)
5: P3M3® (Portfolio, Program, and Project Management Maturity Model)
6: P30® (Portfolio, Program and Project Offices)
7: MoP® (Management Of Portfolios)
8: MoV® (Management Of Value)
CompTIA main focus is IT industry and are involved in education, certification and a few more areas. CompTIA provides various IT certifications, but they also are involved in one quite famous Project Management Certification as well.
1: CompTIA Project+™
The list of Project Management Certifications is not limited to these bunch of Certifications that are mentioned above. But these are the most famous and highly regarded and accepted Project Management Certifications across the globe. There are how ever other Project Management Certifications as well but either they are not as highly valued as the above mentioned are or either they are provided for a specific region.
If you know of any other Project Management Certifications that are not mentioned above but should be part of it, Please do mention and I will try to include it in the list. Also please post your opinion about any of these certifications.