R.E.P. News

Big News About Disciplined Agile

Starting in August, we’re adding a new training track to the Authorized Training Partner program so you can diversify your practice -- DA exam prep courses. We’re still figuring out a lot of the details and logistics, but we’re incredibly excited to give you the opportunity to broaden your exam prep offerings. We’ll keep you updated every step of the way, but check out the Program Pricing and Details PDF to learn more.

News for Chapters Applying for the Authorized Training Partner Program

To avoid conflicts of interest, we’ve added two new items to the requirements for chapters that want to become an Authorized Training Partner. One is that chapter board members or any chapter decision-maker cannot be an Authorized Training Partner instructor or owner, and Authorized Training instructors and owners cannot serve as a chapter leader or chapter decision-maker while they are still an Authorized Training Partner instructor or owner. We updated the chapter language on the Program Requirements page of the Program and Pricing Details, but visit the Chapter and R.E.P. Update Center to learn more.

Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Certification Exam Now Available Online

As of 9 June, candidates for the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® can now schedule their online-proctored exams, empowering even more customers to continue professional development from home. This brings our total online proctored testing options to 4, joining Project Management Professional (PMP)®Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®. Learn more.

New & Improved Certification Application

We launched a streamlined certification application in the second half of June. The changes will apply to all current certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP)®. Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® and PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®. Please watch the demo to find out more.

Thanks for Your Patience

In May, we experienced our highest customer care contact volumes in our history. We are working tirelessly to respond to each inquiry, and are exploring how we can do more. In the meantime, check for critical info on our COVID-19 Update Page, and try our new Beta Bot or Customer Care Alexa Skill.

Virtual Experience Series

Join us for a series of virtual experiences for you and your chapter members to continue professional development. Enjoy premium content from the industry’s best and brightest, and be inspired by the next-level thinking of marquee speakers and celebrities. Register today.

Keeping Our Exams Secure

We’ve seen an uptick in reports of “proxy testing” services, which is when a candidate hires someone to take the exam for them. If you see this or any other misconduct, please report it to examsecurity@pmi.org. Protecting the integrity of our exams, and the trust and investment our community has made in our certifications, is paramount for us. Learn how we’re keeping our exams secure and the consequences of misconduct.

Getting Under the Hood: PMBOK Guide® – Seventh Edition

Changes are coming to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide®) — Seventh Edition to reflect professionals’ need for flexibility. In this on-demand webinar, learn how we pulled together a global team of volunteer subject matter experts to develop the forthcoming edition of The Standard for Project Management.

Change in SLA Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® and Program Management Professional (PgMP)®

We are currently experiencing a surge in applications for both the PgMP® and PfMP® credentials. As a result, the panel review process may currently take up to 60 days to complete. Please help to assure candidates in the pipeline that service always continues to remain our top priority, and we continue to look forward to supporting them now and into the future.

Bookstore Update

Books are temporarily unavailable for purchase on PMI.org. We’re sorry for the inconvenience while we enhance your experience. Please visit Amazon where you can purchase our books by searching for the title. Please contact Customer Care with any questions.

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