New PMI Authorized Training Partner Program

Now Accepting Applications

Join as a Premier Partner Now and Save on Your Annual Fee

The earlier you apply and pay to become a Premier Authorized Training Partner, the more money you save. Get up to four months free on your annual fee. 

Full price for the Premier tier starts in October 2020. Pay in June to get the most savings: four months free! 

How to Calculate Your Discount:

How much you save is based on the date you pay the regional annual fee. If you pay in June 2020: (Regional annual fee รท 12) x 4 = your discount.

The discount is only for the Premier tier annual fee (not the per-person fee). Discounts do not apply to the Basic tier.

What to Expect When You Apply?

The application process takes 35 business days (on average). Apply and pay now so you can get your instructors approved for the Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer โ€“ PMP® Exam Prep program.  Follow this sample timeline to start hosting courses in mid-July. 

  1. APPLY (11 MAY)
  2. GET APPROVED (END OF MAY): Allow 10-14 business days for the application to be reviewed and approved and three business days payment processing.
  3. GET ON BOARDED (EARLY JUNE): Begins two-three business days after the application is approved (includes distribution of the program logo badge and login for the licensed PMP® exam prep content).
  4. GET INSTRUCTORS APPROVED (MID-JUNE): Submit your PMP exam prep course instructor experience and qualifications. Allow four-five business days for review and approval.
  5. TRAIN INSTRUCTORS (26-27 JUNE): Approved instructors attend the two-day Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer โ€“ PMP® Exam Prep event.

Why Become an Authorized Training Partner?

The new program is designed to help our customers find high-quality training, and help you succeed and grow your business in the process. It will replace the current R.E.P. program. 

The new program offers you:

  • Ready-to-use, standardized, PMI-developed content for Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification preparation and training
  • Support materials such as instruction manuals and syllabi for PMP® exam prep courses
  • Official training program for PMP exam prep training instructors
  • Recognition as an Authorized Training Partner on and other PMI marketing channels
  • Access to a Channel Management Representative for assistance with business management

Your students will benefit from:

  • Access to the highest-quality PMI-vetted PMP exam prep and training content
  • Verified, trusted PMP exam prep and training instructors
  • Faster, more effective trainer searches based on specialties, pricing, location, and more on
  • More information on the value of training with an Authorized Training Partner
  • More support on how to identify an Authorized Training Partner vs. non-authorized partner

Program Options to Match Your Business Model and Goals

There are two tiers: Basic and Premier. If your preference is to only deliver PDU-eligible courses, we suggest the Basic tier.  If you want to maximize your opportunity in this program, we suggest you join the Premier tier.

See Program Details and Pricing

Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer โ€“ PMP® Exam Prep Program

First Session Is 26-27 June 2020

After you become a Partner and receive approval on your instructor bios, your instructors can register for the Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer – PMP® Exam Prep Program.

Due to the healthcare crisis with COVID-19, there are two options for training: virtual instructor-led training or on-demand training. Mark your calendar with these important dates:

  • 26-27 June 2020: The first virtual instructor-led session
  • 1 July 2020: The on-demand session will be available
  • After July 2020: In-person instructor-led sessions will be announced if restrictions are lifted

All attendees must pass the end-of-session assessment to receive the PMI Authorized Training Partner Instructor badge. Allow two-three business days for the assessments to be validated and instructors to receive the badge.

This training session is in English. At a later date, closed captioning will be added in eight other languages: Arabic, French, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Latin American Spanish.

The Earlier You Apply, the More You Save!

Don’t pay full price! Pay in June to save the most on your annual fee.

  • Pay in June: 4 months free*
  • Pay in July: 3 months free*
  • Pay in August: 2 months free*
  • Pay in September: 1 month free*
  • Pay in October: Full Price*


Need help getting started? View the Application Checklist.

*Applies only to Premier tier annual fee.

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Important Update

Please refer to our COVID-19 Update page for the most up to date information and guidance. For the latest testing information for your students, refer to the Pearson VUE COVID-19 update page.