PMP - Project Management Professional
The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute's (PMI) credential is universally recognized as the most important certification for project managers. Those with a PMP are in great demand and highly sought after by corporations. The Project Management Professional credential demonstrates that you have documented project management experience as well as professional education to successfully lead and direct projects. The PMP credential is for experienced project management professionals as the qualifications and testing for this certification are rigorous, and there are required continuing education requirements. All of these factors ensure that the PMP credential is widely respected. The PMP experience and exam requirements focus on five process groups: Initiating, Planning, Executing, Controlling, and Closing.