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Project Management Organizations & Certification -- Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Learn about organizations like The American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), The International Association of Project and Program Management (IAPPM), and others. Find out about certifications that are available and how they, and the organizations behind them, can be useful to a professional project manager. The lessons are brief, informative, and an engaging way to learn. When you are finished, you will know how to:
- Describe project management organizations
- Relate the purpose of Project Management Institute
- Tell what the International Project Management Association is
|Contributions of Project Management Organizations||Evaluate the contributions of several organizations and what certifications are available.|
|Project Management Institute (PMI): Purpose & Importance||Explain the PMI and its importance to a project manager.|
|What is the International Project Management Association?||Assess the purpose of the IPMA and what importance it may have to a project manager.|
1. Contributions of Project Management Organizations
Many professional organizations and associations have contributed to the advancement of the project management profession. In this lesson, we'll take look at the contribution of three such project management professional organizations.
2. Project Management Institute (PMI)®: Purpose & Importance
Once you've gained knowledge of project management processes, you'll want to know how to be recognized as a project management professional. In this lesson, you'll learn what the Project Management Institute is, its purpose and why it's important.
3. What is the International Project Management Association?
Project managers who want to enhance their careers and distinguish themselves may obtain certification through one of the recognized professional associations. This lesson take a closer look at one of the major players, the Swiss-based International Project Management Association.
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Other chapters within the Business 311: Project Management course
- Project Management Fundamentals
- Initiating a Project
- Planning a Project
- Project Cost Planning & Budget
- Tools for Project Planning & Management
- Project Proposals
- Creating Contracts with Vendors
- Executing a Project
- Monitoring & Controlling a Project
- Closing a Project
- The Project Team
- Required Assignments for Business 311
- Studying for Business 311