The PMI-RMP® Certification

Lesson 2 Chapter 2

When we talk about someone’s credentials/certifications, we are describing their achievements, training, and general background, which indicates that they are qualified to do something.

PMI uses the terms credentials and certifications interchangeably.

PMI has 8 certification programs including the PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®.

The PMI Risk Management Professional credential demonstrates your ability to identify, evaluate, and manage project risks. PMI maintains an up-to-date certification registry.

credential is awarded following an advanced level examination which follows a rigorous exam that is psychometrically validated and is delivered through a third-party testing service such as Pearson Vue

Certification holders must maintain their certifications by earning a certain number of Professional Development Units (PDUs) over a 3-year cycle.