Types of PMI Certifications

PMI certifications are globally acclaimed credentials that validate a project manager's knowledge, skills and experience in contributing success to projects and businesses. In fact, Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification is renowned as the global gold standard in project management.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) offers eight certifications that recognize knowledge and competency:

PMP: Project Management Professional

PgMP: Program Management Professional

PfMP: Portfolio Management Professional

CAPM: Certified Associate Project Manager

PMI-PBA: PMI Professional in Business Analysis

PMI-ACP: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

PMI-RMP: PMI Risk Management Professional

PMI-SP: PMI Scheduling Professional

To learn more, visit the certifications pages of the official website


Certifications Info Meeting

Free in-person certification advisory session

PMISV hosts a monthly Certification Information group meeting on the 3rd Monday of each month. This meeting provides an understanding of the application process, exam content, structure, exam environment, and available study resources. The host will answer questions at the meeting.

This FREE information session is conducted by the PMI Silicon Valley Chapter’s Director of Certifications, Mandar Kulkarni, MBA, PMP, CSM, PMI-ACP.


Certifications Bootcamps

Certification Preparation Bootcamps

Our Chapter trainers offer 2 types of multi-day Bootcamps:

PMI-ACP® Certification Prep 3-day Bootcamp

PMI-PMP® Certification Prep 4-day Boot camp

For costs, trainers, and details about the bootcamps, please check our Events Calendar for the upcoming offering dates. Click on the event to see the details and registration information. Tips: If you don's see your choice of bootcamp listing in the current month, check next few months onwards for availability.


Maintaining Your Certification