Certifications

CAMP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you work with project teams and manage requirements or product development, or you are a project or program manager who performs business analysis in your role, PMI-CAPM® certification is right for you.

Earn and maintain PMI-CAPM:
  • The certification exam has 150 questions and you have three hours to complete it.
  • CAPM certification holders must earn 15 PDUs every three years to maintain certification. Find out the specific requirements of the PDU.
Costs

Member: USD $225

Non-member: USD $300

Prerequisites
  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 23 hours of project management education completed by the time you sit for the exam. Our Project Management Basics online course fulfills this educational prerequisite

PMP

Who/What?
Why PMP?

PMP adds value CIO magazine ranked the PMP as the top project management certification in North America because it demonstrates you have the specific skills employers seek, dedication to excellence and the capacity to perform at the highest levels. 

The PMP delivers benefits. The median salary for project professionals in North America is 25% higher than
those without it.

The PMP proves you work smarter. It shows you have the skills to drive business results and increase your organization’s impact in the office and around the world.

Costs

Member: USD $405

Non-member: USD $555

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of PMP Certification requirements:

  • A four-year degree
  • 36 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

-OR-

  • A high school diploma or an associate’s degree (or global equivalent)
  • 60 months leading projects
  • 35 hours of project management education/training or CAPM® Certification

PBA

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you work with project teams and manage requirements or product development, or if you’re a project or program manager who performs business analysis in your role, then the PMI-PBA® certification is right for you. 

gain and maintain PMI-PBA:
  • The certification exam has 200 multiple-choice questions and you have four hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PMI-PBA, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) in business analysis topics every three years.
Costs

Member: USD $405

Non-member: USD $555

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of PBA Certification requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent
  • 36 months of business analysis experience
  • 35 contact hours of education in business analysis

-OR-

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree
  • 60 months of business analysis experience
  • 35 contact hours of education in business analysis

ACP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you work on agile teams or if your organization is adopting agile practices, the PMI-ACP is a good choice for you. The PMI-ACP is evidence of your real-world, hands-on experience and skill as part of an agile team.

Gain and maintain PMI-ACP:
  • The certification exam has 120 multiple-choice questions and you have three hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PMI-ACP, you must earn 30 professional development units (PDUs) in agile topics every three years.
Costs

Member: USD $435

Non-member: USD $495

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of ACP Certification requirements:

  • Secondary degree
  • 21 contact hours of training in agile practices
  • 12 months of general project experience within the last 5 years. A current PMP® or PgMP® will satisfy this requirement but is not required to apply for the PMI-ACP.
  • 8 months of agile project experience within the last 3 years

PfMP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you’re an executive or senior-level practitioner managing a portfolio of projects and programs aligned with organizational strategy and focused on doing the right work, then the PfMP is the right choice for you.

Gain and maintain PMI-PfMP:
  • First phase of evaluation is panel review
  • The certification exam has 170 multiple-choice questions and you have four hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PfMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) in portfolio management topics every three years.
Costs

Member: USD $800

Non-member: USD $1000

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of PfMP Certification requirements:

  • All applicants must possess a minimum of 96 months of professional business experience within the last 15 years AND
  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 84 months of portfolio management experience

-OR-

  • All applicants must possess a minimum of 96 months of professional business experience within the last 15 years AND
  • Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 48 months of portfolio management experience

PgMP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you have the proven ability to manage multiple, related projects and navigate complex activities that span functions, organizations, regions or cultures and to align results with organizational goals, then you’re a potential PgMP.

Gain and maintain PMI-PgMP:
  • First phase of evaluation is panel review
  • The certification exam has 170 multiple-choice questions, and you have four hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PgMP, you must earn 60 professional development units (PDUs) every three years.
Costs

Member: USD $800

Non-member: USD $1000

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of PgMP Certification requirements:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 48 months of project management experience  OR PMP®
  • 84 months of program management experience within the last 15 years

-OR-

  • Four-year degree
  • 48 months of project management experience OR PMP®
  • 48 months of program management experience within the last 15 years

RMP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you have advanced knowledge and experience in risk management, or if you are a project manager focused on project risk management, including for large projects and/or complex environments, then the PMI-RMP® is an excellent choice for you.

Gain and maintain PMI-RMP:
  • The certification exam has 170 multiple-choice questions and you have 3.5 hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PMI-RMP, you must earn 30 professional development units (PDUs) in risk management topics every three years.
Costs

Member: USD $520

Non-member: USD $670

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of RMP Certification requirements:

  • Secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent)
  • 36 months of project risk management experience within the last 5 years
  • 40 hours of project risk management education

-OR-

  • Four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent)
  • 24 months of project risk management experience within the last 5 years
  • 30 hours of project risk management education

SP

Who/What?
Who should apply?

If you have advanced knowledge and experience developing, managing and maintaining project schedules and you’d like to showcase your skills, then the PMI-SP is an excellent choice for you.

Gain and maintain PMI-SP:
  • The certification exam has 170 multiple-choice questions and you have 3.5 hours to complete it.
  • To maintain your PMI-SP, you must earn 30 professional development units (PDUs) every three years in the specialized topic of project scheduling.
Costs

Member: USD $520

Non-member: USD $670

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of SP Certification requirements:

  • Secondary degree
  • 40 months of project scheduling experience within the last 5 years
  • 40 hours of project scheduling education

-OR-

  • Four-year degree
  • 24 months of project scheduling experience within the last 5 years
  • 30 hours of project scheduling education

DASM

Who/What?
Who should apply?

You find yourself in one of the following situations:

  • Do you face a constantly changing environment?
  • Are you using a nonsensical step frame?
  • Do you feel that your agile practice does not offer what it should?

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) will help you understand all the benefits of agile and make it work for you and your organization.

DASM equips you to successfully lead agile teams, thus proving your career in a world where agility is fast becoming the way to go.

The Agile® Disciplined Toolkit includes hundreds of proven practices, including Scrum, Kanban, SAFe® and even some predictive approaches and puts them into context.

By taking the course and obtaining DASM certification – you will understand how to customize your work according to the approach that makes sense for the situation you face in the organization and industry.

GAIN DASM:

The DASM exam is administered through Pearson VUE. The exam is an online, non-controlled test that includes 50 multiple choice questions. The total appointment for the exam is 120 minutes – 30 minutes for the introduction, tutorial and survey and up to 90 minutes for the completion of the exam.

Costs

400 euro

Prerequisites
NONE

This course is intended for people who are new to agility. If, you are not completely familiar with agility, we suggest you watch our free 45-minute video

Scrum Basics – https://www.pmi.org/certifications/agile-certifications-journey/free-scrum-training

DASSM

Who/What?
Who should apply?

Want to learn how to successfully lead one or more agile teams?

Are you looking to accelerate your ability to manage high-profile initiatives that are critical to the success of your business?

Do you want to take business agility to the next level by applying agile and weak techniques in a wide range of situations, including non-software teams?

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) teaches experienced agile practitioners how to use the Disciplined Agile (DA ™) toolkit to optimize how teams work, work with allies within their organization, and solve a variety of advanced problems.This 14 PDU course will prepare you to take the DASSM exam and start using Disciplined Agile immediately in your leadership role.

GAIN DASSM:

The DASM exam is administered through Pearson VUE. The exam is an online, non-controlled test that includes 50 multiple choice questions. The total appointment for the exam is 120 minutes – 30 minutes for the introduction, tutorial and survey and up to 90 minutes for the completion of the exam.

Costs

425 euro

Prerequisites

Before you apply, make sure you meet of the following sets of DASSM Certification requirements:

  • Two years of experience working in an agile team, ideally in a leadership role, such as Disciplined Agile scrum master, scrum master, product owner or architecture owner.
  • Understand the functions of the YES toolkit by performing one or more of the following:

To find out if you are ready, you can quickly check our agile and disciplined knowledge.

If you score 75% or more, you are ready. If you score less, consider taking the course Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM).

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