Project Management Institute

Authorized Training Partners

What is an Authorized Training Partner?

PMI Authorized Training Partners are organizations that we have approved to offer:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam prep for the new exam
  • Disciplined agile training

Start your search for quality PMP® and DA training today!

Why Train with an Authorized Partner?

To earn the PMI Authorized Training Partner designation, a provider must meet rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness.

The new PMI Authorized Training Partner Program is designed to help you find high-quality training. Training with an Authorized Partner will ensure you are trained:

  • By an organization, you can trust
  • With high-quality PMI-developed course content
  • By PMI-approved and -vetted instructors

This is especially important when preparing for the PMP® exam. All PMI Authorized Training Partner instructors who teach PMP exam prep course content are required to complete the PMI Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer – PMP Exam Prep® program and use PMI-developed training course content. Start your search for PMP training or Disciplined Agile training now.



What is Different about Authorized Training Partner Training?

  • Demonstrated alignment with PMI, the world’s largest project management membership association.
  • Pre-approved by PMI to offer PDUs. Certification holder PDU claims are automatically expedited for processing. 
  • Our experienced instructors offer a wide variety of instructor-led courses to maintain your certification by earning PDUs.
  • Qualifications are verified before acceptance and every three years thereafter through PMI’s quality review process.
  • Every project management course registered with PMI must be reviewed by an appropriate and valid PMI credential holder.
  • Verified focus of courses and learning outcomes.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification prep courses must be taught by valid PMP certification holders.
  • Instructors must be current in learning methods and must continuously enhance their skills.
  • Courses must be current and aligned to the latest PMI Global Standards.
  • Verified mechanism in place for students to provide feedback on courses to the organization and PMI.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement of courses based on student feedback.
  • Continuous quality improvement processes and procedures demonstrated throughout the organization.
  • Authorized training Partners will help you to prepare for the PMP exam using PMI-developed content to ensure it's up to our highest quality and standards.

Request a Proposal for Group Training

Need project management training for your organization? Our Authorized Training Partners can help! At no cost to you, submit your Training Request For Proposal (RFP) to our global network of PMI-approved training organizations.

When you choose a PMI Authorized Training Partner, your organization receives a quality project, program, or portfolio management education, at a competitive price, to meet/exceed your tailored training needs. Authorized Training Partners provide all delivery forms of training - including distance and face-to-face training. Simply follow the instructions in the training RFP form.

Request a Proposal

This RFP feature of the Authorized Training Partner Program is intended for RFP purposes only and for those organizations ready to purchase training and not information-gathering (not RFI purposes). Furthermore, this RFP feature is not intended as a recommendation of any particular service or product of any of the participating training companies. PMI only posts your training RFP as is. PMI does not have any guarantee or warranty as to the suitability of any products or services for any particular site user or otherwise.

Look for the Official Seal

Training with an Authorized Training Partner is the only way to ensure you are learning with PMI-developed exam prep material and learning from a PMI-vetted instructor. Look for the official clickable digital seal on our partner's websites to verify the authenticity of the Authorized Training Partner.

PMI Authorized Training Partner

Benefits of PMP Training

Train with Authorized Training Partners for the PMP

  • The PMP delivers value far into your career so it's worth the time, money and investment
  • The PMP proves you have the specific skills and experience employers want
  • The PMP shows you work smarter. It demonstrates that you have the skills to drive business results


Find an Authorized Partner

There are over 750 approved PMI Authorized Training Partners who can help you prepare for the PMP exam, provide Disciplined Agile training or help you earn education PDUs to maintain your PMI certification.

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Pass Your PMP® Exam

Students attending PMP Authorized Training Partner programs are passing at a higher rate.*

*According to data collected since January 2021 comparing exam pass rates of those that completed training through an Authorized Training Partner versus those that did not.