Why get yourself a PMP certification in the first place?
Let’s do a PMP introduction first. So Project Management Professional (PMP) is an internationally recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). The Project Management Institute (PMI) is a nonprofit professional organization for project management based in Pennsylvania, United States.
The PMP exam is based on the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). You may ask what is PMBOK, here you go!
With all this info aside, why get a PMP certificate? Below are PMP Lounge’s top 3 reasons,
1. PMP is globally acknowledged
How is a management course from Kellogg School of Management different from an Indian Institute of Management? Some may find this hard to answer but the fact of the matter is when it comes to a course in Project Management, there is only one gold standard and that is PMP. PMP is globally recognized and showcases the certification holder’s expertise and commitment. Another point to note is that PMP is not limited to any particular industry and the knowledge can be applied to any domain
2. Taking project management ability to the next level
Many professionals are just too passionate about project management. Many professionals want to have all the knowledge that there is about project management and PMP is the answer in this case. Even after completing PMP, the certification holders are required to earn PDUs so that they are the front runners of project management industry
3. Better Opportunities
Be it a position with more on-the-job responsibility, be it a promotion to a higher post or simply a better pay, PMP is the certification to hold. The numbers also prove it. According to the Project Management Salary Survey, Eighth Edition, a PMP certified professional earns 17% more than their non-certified counterparts on average
Ofcourse there are many other reasons to get yourself the most sought after project management certification in the industry and these were PMP Lounge’s top 3 picks