Certification

We want you to join us! Peruse the certification options below to identify what is the best way for you to start the journey to professional development.  If the certification is not presently being taught by the Houston PMI Chapter, the individual links will refer you to the PMI Global Certification information.

PMP®  Project Management Professional (PMP)® 
The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.

PgMP®  Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 
Designed for those who manage multiple, complex projects to achieve strategic and organizational results.

PfMP® Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®
Our portfolio management certification recognizes the advanced experience and skill of portfolio managers. The PfMP demonstrates your proven ability in the coordinated management of one or more portfolios to achieve organizational objectives.

CAPM® Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® 
The CAPM demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

PMI-PBA®  PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®
The PMI-PBA highlights your expertise in business analysis. It spotlights your ability to work effectively with stakeholders to define their business requirements, shape the output of projects and drive successful business outcomes.

PMI-ACP® PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® 
Created for those who believe in and apply agile principles and practices on projects. It requires a combination of training, experience and an exam. It also bridges agile approaches such as SCRUM, XP, LEAN and Kanban.

PMI-RMP® PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®
The PMI-RMP certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the specialized area of assessing and identifying project risks along with plans to mitigate threats and capitalize on opportunities.

PMI-SP® PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® 
The PMI-SP certification recognizes demonstrated knowledge and advanced experience in the specialized area of developing and maintaining project schedules