OPM3® Professional Certification
Our OPM3 Professional Certification recognizes your experience with, and practical knowledge of, organization project management and project management maturity. It demonstrates unparalleled expertise in organization project management, and well prepares you to work as an OPM3 expert at your organization — or work as an OPM3 consultant.
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For project and program practitioners in organizational project management, PMI’s OPM3 Professional Certification demonstrates your understanding and experience in using our OPM3 methodology and tools to help organizations improve their project management capabilities.
Once certified, you’ll become a member of OPM3 Professional Services, with access to:
- OPM3 Professional improvement tools.
- OPM3 Professional Services online community.
- OPM3 Professional Services website with your own directory listing
Who should apply?
Project and program practitioners who want to want to become internal OPM3 experts and help their organizations maximize their maturity — or practitioners who want to become independent OPM3 certified consultants.
To become OPM3 certified, you must have a minimum level of project management education and experience, consulting experience and OPM3 experience. You must also complete two OPM3 certification courses.
For more information on the process, download the OPM3 Professional Certification handbook. [PDF | 980 KB]
How to apply
To apply for the OPM3 Professional Certification, download and submit an application. [PDF | 1 MB] The entire process includes an entrance exam, and completion of our Intro course and the OPM3 certification course:
OPM3 Certification timeline
OPM3 Certification Eligibility Requirements