Project Management

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What you learn

PMI Project Management Professional Certification (PMP)

The Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep Course prepares students for the PMP certification exam by covering all topics of A Guide to the Project  Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) along with examples from project experience. Attendees will leave the course with an overview of the PMP exam, tips and tricks to study for and pass the exam, and experience from taking practice exams.

PMI Certified Associate Project Management (CAPM)

The Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep Course is a comprehensive introduction to PMI’s Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) and prepares students for the certification exam.  Attendees will receive an overview of the exam, as well as tips and tricks for studying and taking the exam, and will have the opportunity to take practice tests.

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

The Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep course reinforces attendees’ knowledge of Agile to prepare them for the PMI-ACP certification exam. Topics include basic Agile concepts and methodologies (Scrum, XP, Lean), the Agile manifesto, project justification, Agile planning and estimation, and Agile project execution.

The Art and Science of Agile

The Art and Science of Agile is a one-day training that introduces basic Agile  concepts. Agile has been successfully used to deliver high value to customers within a fixed scope and time frame. This course will provide an overview of Agile concepts, various Agile methodologies, Agile teams, planning for Agile projects, and executing Agile projects.

Who should take it

From manufacturing to service industries and from construction to high tech, MDI offers a suite of courses toward professional certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). A rapidly growing number of companies and government organizations are adopting PMI methods and hiring staff who are versed in Project Management principles and Agile methods.

To apply for the PMP, you need to have either:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma, associate’s degree, or the global equivalent) with at least five years of project management experience, with 7,500 hours leading and direction projects and 35 hours of project management education.

OR

  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s degree or the global equivalent) and at least three years of project management experience, with 4,500 hours leading and directing projects and 35 hours of project management education.

To apply for the CAPM, you need to have:

  • A secondary degree (high school diploma or the global equivalent

AND

  • At least 1,500 hours of project experience

OR

  • 23 hours of project management education by the time you sit for the exam.

Why you should take it

PMI Credentials:

  • Are flexible. PMI certifications are not based on one specific methodology, they’re flexible and adaptable.  You can easily transfer between industries, market segments and geographic locations.

  • Keep you up-to-date. PMI continually conducts in-depth studies to ensure that their credentials actually reflect current skills, knowledge and best practices you need to succeed.

  • Encourage professional growth. You never have to worry about PMI certification becoming obsolete.  Certification maintenance requires you to earn professional development units (PDUs), encouraging you to continually develop skills and stay current.

  • Help you get ahead. PMI certification offers financial benefits—PMI Project Management Salary Survey—Seventh edition shows that certification positively impacts project managers salaries—and helps you stand out to prospective employers.

  • Are renowned throughout the world. PMI has provided certifications for over 25 years.

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