Making project management indispensable for business results.®

We serve practitioners and organizations with standards that describe good practices, globally recognized credentials that certify project management expertise, and resources for professional development, networking and community.

Now's the time to earn the PfMP<sup>®</sup>Now's the time to earn the PfMP®

…because doing the right work is just as essential as doing the work right.

Show that you have the strategic knowledge and expertise to drive your organization toward success with the PMI Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®. Hear what the PfMP pilot group has to say.

Apply now.

See <i>Snowed Under</i> in action!See Snowed Under in action!

Visit our booth at the Agile2014 conference 28 July–1 August in Orlando. The illustrator of our agile adventure graphic novel will sketch you into the novel as a character!

Share your photo from the event tagged #agilesnowedunder and find out about the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®.

Project charters can point you toward successProject charters can point you toward success

How a project ends has a lot to do with how it starts and the true beginning can be traced back to the project charter.

From what to include on a charter to how to execute it properly, practitioners share insights on starting projects off on the right foot.

Landing the informational interviewLanding the informational interview

Project managers can get their foot in the door of an organization — and score insights about practitioner responsibilities — with an informational interview. But landing one depends on who you know and how you approach them.

Our decision tree helps you navigate the process.

  • Now's the time to earn the PfMP<sup>®</sup>
    Now’s the time to earn the PfMP®
  • See <i>Snowed Under</i> in action!
    See Snowed Under in action.
  • Project charters can point you toward success
    Project charters point toward success
  • Landing the informational interview
    Landing the informational interview

Earn a certification that employers demand

PMI credentials distinguish you in the job market and can help you move ahead. Several certifications including the PMP® validate a range of education and experience levels in project management. Find out more or get started now to apply.

Demand is growing for professionals experienced in business analysis. If you’re a business analyst who works on projects or a project manager who performs business analysis as part of your role, look into the new PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)SM.

Join PMI and get involved in our chapters and
communities of practice

Project management is a dynamic profession and you’ll want to stay up to date. Become a member for all the resources that keep you informed, improve your technique and support your career.

Join our communities of practice to expand the boundaries of knowledge, and to give or get advice from peers who share your interests.

Get involved in a PMI chapter to enjoy events, education and networking with practitioners near you.

Learn more about project management

From Projects to Programs From Projects to Programs

Told through the eyes of a program manager, get a backstage view into the workings of program management, program organization, team dynamics and the skills required to manage programs. Every practitioner will see themselves somewhere in this story.

The High Cost of Low Performance The High Cost of Low Performance

Organizations today face a chasm between what they should be doing — aligning projects to their strategy — and what they are able to accomplish. As a result, 44 percent of strategic initiatives are unsuccessful. To remain competitive, organizations must place a strategic focus on people, processes and outcomes.

See our 2014 Pulse of the Profession® report now available in Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), French, Romanian and English. 

India Votes: The Planning and Execution of an Election India Votes: The Planning and Execution of an Election

As the world’s largest democracy cast its ballots, project management provided the tools for success.

Main Determinations of Female Entrepreneurs in the Construction Industry in Malaysia Main Determinations of Female Entrepreneurs in the Construction Industry in Malaysia

Female entrepreneurship in developing countries can pose challenges above and beyond the demands of establishing and leading a business. See what researchers have learned about the characteristics of women who run construction businesses in Malaysia. PDF