PMI currently offers, 8 different certifications, go to: http://www.pmi.org/certification.aspx
For more details on the relevant certificates download the overview guide and brochure; the handbook provides in details all you need to know regarding the requirements, the costs, exam process, etc.
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®
PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®
PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®
Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) ®
Program Management Professional (PgMP)®
Project Management Professional (PMP)®
PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®
We have Registered Education and Training Providers (shortly called REP's) in South Africa who carries PMI's blessing. Do keep in mind though, that if your trainer is not on the list, it does not mean that your training will be thought of as invalid by PMI.Please contact PMI Head Office in America, as they have access to records that we as the South Africa Chapter do not have: email@example.com
To join PMI Chapter, you need to 1st join PMI; Payment for PMI membership is done via the web, using your credit card/ debit card.
Go to http://www.pmi.org and click on "Membership" in the top menu. Then on "Benefits of Membership" and the follow the link "Join or renew today" toward the top right-hand side. Follow the links from there for the type of membership you want, probably "Individual Member". When you click on "Join or renew now" the form will give you a choice to apply or renew.
To join the South African Chapter as well - In the text you will see a highlight for "Chapter" - click on it and you will get a list of chapters, with SA in there. It will give you the cost as well as a button to join. Add this to your cart, and when you check out, it tallies it all together - all quite friendly.
Just note that you will have to apply for general membership ($139) anyway and cannot only join a chapter ($30) in stand-alone fashion.
The benefits to membership of PMI is free e-version of the PMBOK 5th Edition and 6th Edition (the basis of all the certifications), as well access to a virtual library and Communities of Interest which focus on specific areas of Project Management. Not to mention regular newsletters, the PMI Journal and the PMI Network Magazine and a DISCOUNT on your PMI certification exam.
By being a member of your local Chapter and PMI you'll be able to network with like-minded individuals who are either already certified or studying. You do not need to have already written your PMP to join and attend the PMI SA Chapter presentations. We meet in Bryanston, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Durban and Cape Town, usually every 3rd Thursday of each months.
Also, as a member, you will benefit from free access to https://www.projectmanagement.com
which will give you access to webinars, templates, knowledge & tools, etc.
Renewal of your membership via the web, using your credit card. Go to http://www.pmi.org and click on "Membership" in the top menu. Then on "Benefits of Membership" and the follow the link "Join or renew today" toward the top right-hand side. Follow the links from there for the type of membership you want, probably "Individual Member". When you click on "Join or renew now" the form will give you a choice to apply or renew.
When 15 or more of your employees join PMI and join at least onechapter, you can save money and consolidate paperwork through our groupbilling plan — a group-invoice program for employees of the sameorganization. As a PMI member, you'll have access to a vast collectionof knowledge and career resources, local and global communities,opportunities to grow and give back to the profession, plus discounts,rewards and perks.For more information please visit the link provided below:
PMI Continuing Certification
To download the handbook for continuing certification requirements (CCR) program, please follow this link: http://www.pmi.org/~/media/PDF/Certifications/handbooks/project-management-professional-handbook-pmp.ashxor contact CCR: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please follow the link https://ccrs.pmi.org/
- Go to https://ccrs.pmi.org/login
- Click Report PDUs
Online or Digital Media is for PMI recorded webinars.
Volunteer/Work as a practitioner:Under the new requirements, you may claim maximum of 25 PDUs under Giving Back, which includes Sharing Knowledge, Volunteering and Working as a Practitioner.
Organization meetingsType in Organization/host text box: South “ PMI South Africa Chapter”will be displayed on-screen.
- Click PMI South Africa Chapter to select option.
- Enter Meeting Title.
- Enter Description
- Date started and Completed
- PDU claim (Usually 1 PDU = 1 Hr)
- Agree and Click Submit
Note: ProjectManagement.com live or recorded webinars are automatically reported onto your dashboard.
For further information please mail Cert.Questions@pmi.org or email@example.com
Thereafter, you will need to call the below Number in Holland to book your exam at the Prometric centre you have selected;Phone: 00 31 320 239 593
Attn: PTC Registration AFRICA
Lelystad 8223 AL
Phone: +31 320 239 593
The PMBOK® Guide can be purchase from:
- pmi.org website: http://marketplace.pmi.org/Pages/default.aspx?Category=PMBOKBooks
Note: The PMBOK 6th Ed can be downloaded from pmi.org free of charge if you are a member.
The guidelines to apply to become a PMI registered education provider(REP) are applicable to any institution in the world. PMI in the United States manages the REP registration process. http://www.pmi.org/learning/training-development/reps/become-rep
Once you are registered with PMI, your information will be available on the PMI website, available to all in South Africa who wish to enrol in project management courses. For further enquiries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
We have Registered Education and Training Providers (shortly called REP's) in South Africa who carries PMI's blessing. Please mail email@example.com for the REP list. Do keep in mind though, that if your trainer is not on the list, it does not mean that your training will be thought of as invalid by PMI. Please contact PMI Head Office in America, as they have access to records that we as the South Africa Chapter do not have: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that none of the PMI certifications are SAQA accredited. This is due to it being an internationally recognised certificate and not limited to a specific country.
Please be advised that you would need to contact the NQF in your location to establish the level of the CAPM and PMP as well as the credits applicable to that framework.
Your contact information must be kept updated on the PMI website as the e-mail address list is generated from the PMI database.