Become an Authorized Training Partner

What is the Authorized Training Partner Program?

The PMI® Authorized Training Partner Program is a network (hub) of people, resources and offerings to help training organizations get visibility among PMI customers as an approved training provider.

Get the Competitive Advantage: Become a PMI Authorized Training Partner

Project Management Institute 2021 Authorized Training Partner

The PMI Authorized Training Partner program gives you the resources you need to stand out as a training provider.

Benefits include access to ready-to-use, PMI-licensed and -approved training content, high-quality training instruction, and marketing and sales support. It’s designed to give you and your students a competitive edge in today’s project economy.

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“The PMP® prep training material is high-quality course content. And, there’s definitely enough course content to cover my course offerings.”

- PM.Ideas, PMI Authorized Training Partner

Why Join?

Stand Out as a PMI-Approved Provider

Be the training provider they trust. PMI will increase your visibility and make it easier for students to find your training. You will be featured in PMI marketing efforts, including PMI.org and the PMI searchable partner database.

Access to Turn-Key Licensed Content

You will receive turn-key licensed content, including instructor and participant guides, and online learning assets. 

Content management is maintenance-free. You may add in your own case studies, learning activities, and industry-specific training information. It can be used for in-person and virtual instructor-led courses. 

We offer licensed content for Project Management Professional (PMP)® exam prep and Disciplined Agile® training.

High-Quality Training From PMI

Your trainers will benefit from our Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer PMP® Exam Prep or Disciplined Agile® training sessions. It’s a requirement for instructors and proves to your students that your training meets the rigorous PMI standard for quality. Find out the details in our Program Guide.

Options That Fit Your Business Model

There are two tiers to the PMI Authorized Training Partner program: Basic and Premier. If you teach PDU-eligible courses, join our Basic tier. Or to gain all of the program benefits, such as support with business management and more comprehensive marketing and sales support, join as a Premier partner.

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Deliver Training Your Students Can Trust

Deliver the verified, vetted PMP exam prep and Disciplined Agile training your customers seek as a PMI Authorized Training Partner with PMI-developed course content and verified, trusted instructors.

You’ll also be backed by the support of PMI.org, which will provide information on the value of training with a PMI Authorized Training Partner and guidance on how to identify a partner vs. non-authorized partners.

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Reseller Program

Premier Authorized Training Partners have an opportunity to resell some PMI products through the PMI Reseller Program.

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Join the Disciplined Agile Consulting Partner Program

Become a "Go-To" Partner for Disciplined Agile Transformations and Adoptions

Join now and we’ll help you build your own new, profitable Disciplined Agile Consulting practice. Plus, learning the Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit will make you and your team so much more valuable than typical agile consultants and coaches. You’ll be able to provide your customers with customized solutions that solve their unique agile delivery challenges. Email us if you are ready to start. The program includes:

  • Permission to tailor coursework content
  • Access to PMI DA Subject Matter Experts to help you sell DA training and services
  • Marketing & sales toolkits to help you sell your services
  • Instant credibility with a DA Consulting Partner badge
  • Ways to expand your network and provide feedback through the Partner Advisory Council membership
  • Access to the PMI referral program. You will receive referrals from PMI since PMI does not provide consulting services.
  • DA Consulting Partners are also Authorized Training Partners

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Need Training?

Want to set up a Group Training?

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Need training for the current PMP® exam or Disciplined Agile?

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Application Process

  1. Submit Your Application

    If you need help getting started try our application checklist.

  2. Get Approved
    Allow 10-14 business days for the application to be reviewed and approved and three business days for payment processing.
  3. Get Instructors Approved
    Submit your instructors' experience and qualifications along with their PMP® ID. Allow four-five business days for review.
  4. Train Instructors*/**
    Approved instructors must attend a two-day, virtual Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer – PMP® Exam Prep program and pass an assessment. After assessments are validated, instructor badges are delivered (allow two weeks).
  5. Get Onboarded
    This includes the distribution of the program logo badge and login for the licensed PMP® exam prep content.
  6. Start Hosting Your Courses

*Two-day Train the Trainer is applicable for PMP® Exam Prep instructors.
** One-day Train the Trainer is applicable for Disciplined Agile workshop instructors.

"The utilization of the Authorized Training Partner model to teach Project Management Professional (PMP)® content to SNHU courses allows us to ensure our students are learning the most relevant, and up-to-date material available in the field of project management by trained experts in the field."

- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), PMI Authorized Training Partner