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Understanding CAPM Certification

Understanding the process of writing your CAPM exam

"With billions being invested in large projects, a shortage of 6 million skilled project professionals is expected by 2013. What's more, of the 20 million people participating in projects worldwide, just one million have professionally recognized formal project management training."
Source: Indicus Report, Feb 2010

2008 study projects avg. of 1.2M Job Openings Per Year in project-oriented professions."
Anderson Economic Group

"One fifth (1/5) of the world's GDP (us $ 12 trillion) is being spent on projects."

"Out of the 20 million people participating in projects worldwide, just 1 million have professionally recognized formal project management training"

"Certified Project Managers are in demand across various industry segments including IT/ITES, Construction, Infrastructure, Engineering, Finance, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Service Industries."

Advantages of PMI certifications

  1. When you earn a PMI certification, you show peers, supervisors and clients your commitment to profession, PMI's code of ethics and your ability to perform the function of a project management practitioner to certain level.

  2. PMI certification recognizes your knowledge, skills and abilities. PMI serves as an unbiased endorsement of your project management knowledge and professional experience on a global level.

  3. PMI certifications reflect achievement. Our certifications show that you have demonstrated excellence in the field by meeting standard requirements established by global project management practitioners.

  4. PMI certifications can lead to greater earnings. Many certification holders experience salary increases because of their certification status.

  5. PMI certifications can lead to career opportunities and advancement. Our family of certifications identifies you as a practitioner who has demonstrated competency in project management processes or in knowledge and experience in specialty areas of practice based on industry standards.

  6. PMI certifications prepare you for greater job responsibilities. Our certifications indicate your willingness to invest in professional development. This provides certification holders an awareness of changing processes and terminology in the field.

  7. PMI certifications improve skills and knowledge. Preparation for a PMI certification requires study and review of current project management processes. Earning a certification highlights your knowledge and competence & proficiency in your practice.

  8. PMI certifications build self confidence. With a PMI certification, you define yourself beyond a job title while gaining a sense of personal satisfaction.

  9. PMI certifications allow for greater recognition from peers. PMI certification holders gain increased recognition from their peers for taking the extra step in professional development.

  10. PMI certifications enhance the profession. PMI's certification program promotes practitioners and supports ongoing professional development.