Benefits of PMI
The institute of project management is the leading global platform for those who seek to advance their skills in project management. Its primary objective is to develop the practice, profession and science of project management in all parts of the world and in a proactive and conscientious manner so that companies everywhere can embrace and utilize these skills in project management for success.
1. Personal development
A certification in project management demonstrates that you are eager to develop your professional career. Those who have this certification often take continuing seminars, workshops and classes in project management. Since most employers often seek to work with forward-thinking individuals, having a certification will prove to them that you have the skills to adapt to new challenges.
2. Employment opportunities
Having a certification in project management will give you an added advantage from other applicants. It is considered as an achievement when one receives the certification as becoming certified often involves rigorous preparation. The certification might also be the key to a promotion or career change. Moreover, it demonstrates you dedication and interest in project management.
3. Networking possibilities
A PMI certification will give you the opportunity to share ideas with people who are also certified, not to mention that you can mentor those who are looking forward to getting one. This is a great way to meet new friends who can introduce you to their employers in case you are looking to broaden your horizons. Having a certification is therefore a must have for those who aspire to advance in project management.
4. Free access to research material
Member taking their certification exams have access to project management materials, as well as career development applications and tools. In addition to that, members can access a wide range of opportunities from PMI’s Job database.
Although certified members enjoy a lifetime achievement, a certification may become outdated due to advancements in technology.