• Next Cohort starts: 8 May, 2021Limited no. of seats available
  • Program Duration: 6 monthsAt 5-10 hours/week
  • Online BootcampLearning Format

Program Overview

This project management certification in Orlando will cover strategization and management - project, program, risk, quality, complexity management, customer-centric digital transformation, PMO implementation, and agile and scrum skills; and allow you to earn 146 PDUs towards the renewal of PMI certifications.

KEY FEATURES

  • Joint Post Graduate Program Certification And Alumni Membership from Isenberg-UMass Amherst
  • 8X higher live interaction with 135+ hours of live online classes by industry experts
  • Masterclasses from top faculty of UMass Amherst
  • Earn 146 PDUs for PMI related certifications with 35 contact hours and 4 simulation examinations to ace the PMP exam
  • 100% Money back guarantee
  • Capstone projects from 3 domains, 4 Harvard case studies, 17 hands-on projects, 30 tools and 15+ simulation exams

Post Graduate Program Advantage

The Post Graduate Program in Project Management in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, leveraging centuries of academic excellence and thought-leadership, will help you earn industry-recognized project management certifications.

Partnering with UMass Amherst:

This Post Graduate Program in Project Management is in partnership with UMass Amherst. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked among the Top 25 of the USA’s premier public universities and is committed to excellence and innovative thinking and aims to produce revolutionary ideas and impact on par with the best universities in the world.

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Upon completion of this program you will receive:
  • Receive a joint UMass Amherst-Simplilearn certificate of completion
  • Become a member of the UMass Amherst Alumni Association with access to Alumni Networks
  • Once accepted into the UMass Amherst Isenberg Online MBA, Simplilearn coursework transfers as a 9-credit concentration
UMass Amherst

Authorized Training Partner

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading association that helps Project Management professionals advance their careers and improve organizational success through globally-recognized standards and certifications. Earn 146 PDUs for maintaining your Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) for PMI-related certifications and ace PMP exam.

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Benefits of Harvard Case Studies:
  • Real-world case studies authored by HBS professors and other top business school educators
  • Analyze business situations and different aspect of managerial decision making
  • Discover new ways to approach and solve business problems
PMP Certification

Program Details

In this project management certification program, you'll learn the operational and leadership skills required to deliver large, complex, transformational projects. This project management course includes an industry-aligned project and one Capstone project to showcase your skills to hiring managers.

    Electives:
    • The DevOps Certification Training Course will provide the skills you need to achieve success in DevOps, a fast-growing field bridging the gap between the software development and operations teams. Learn the leading DevOps tools and methodologies and master the skills needed for DevOps practitioners.

    • This project management course will help you hone your skills to manage multiple projects and align program activities with organizational goals without compromising on quality, speed, or efficiency. You will learn the five program management performance domains identified by PMI, including program strategy alignment, stakeholder engagement, lifecycle management, benefits management, and governance.

    • This project management course teaches you the basic concepts of business analysis and statistics to help promote data-driven decision making.

    • Attend up to 6 online interactive masterclasses and get lessons in leading transformational projects.

    SKILLS COVERED

    • Project Management
    • Agile Management
    • Project Risk Management
    • Quality Management
    • Lean six sigma green belt LSSGB
    • Digital Transformation
    • Design Thinking
    • Customer experience design
    • Leadership Skills

    TOOLS COVERED

    JiraminitabmsofficeMicrosoft ExcelMs ProjectDMAICAPACHE ANTGruntGulpMavenCHEFpuppetSALTSTACKGrafanaJenkinsTeamCityDockerCucumberEggplantJasmineJUnitBazaarBit bucketgitGit HubSUBVERSION

    Case Studies and Projects

    • Project 1

      ERP Implementation by Bombardier

      Navigate through the challenges of ERP implementation for a large-scale project. Drive major organization transformation while implementing ERP to gain maximum benefit.

    • Project 2

      Good Shepherd Pharmacy Blockchain System

      Design a series of small-scale pilot tests to evaluate the technical, operational, and economic feasibility of a blockchain pharmacy system that will bypass industry middlemen.

    • Project 3

      EVCard Pioneering CarSharing in China

      Through EVCard's journey, a car-sharing business in China, learn about changing market environment, building competitive advantage through rapid learning and product iteration.

    • Project 4

      Era of Quality at the Akshaya Patra Foundation

      Step into the shoes of Muralidhar, the head of quality at TAPF to reduce "cooking-to-consumption time" as the number of children increases.

    • Project 5

      Capstone 1 Planning for Hypergrowth

      Capture the requirements for creating a launch plan to respond to the massive growth opportunity posed by the pandemic, and perform a risk analysis of possible outcomes.

    • Project 6

      Capstone 2 Agile Scrum for Rapid Innovation

      Create a launch plan for implementing Agile Scrum methodology for development to support continuous rapid innovation.

    Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.

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    Program Advisor

    • Alan Robinson

      Alan Robinson

      Professor - Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst

      Alan Robinson is a full-time professor at the Isenberg School of Management of UMass, a consultant and book author specializing in managing ideas (idea-generation and idea-driven organization) and building high-performance organizations, creativity, innovation, quality, and lean management.

    • Jeff Clark

      Jeff Clark

      Lecturer, University of Massachusetts Amherst

      Jeffrey Clark is a lecturer in the Isenberg School of Management at UMass, Amherst. Jeff has more than 30 years’ industry experience in project management in practice areas including business process, change management, transactions and strategy, technology integrations, and SaaS.

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    Learner's Profile

    This project management course caters to professionals from various industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions and interactions.

    • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
      Industry
      Information Technology - 37%Software Product - 20%BFSI - 11%Telecommunications - 7%Construction - 5%Others - 20%
      Companies
      VMware
      Dell
      Wells Fargo
      Tata Consultancy Services
      PricewaterhouseCoopers
      Bosch
      Accenture
      Amazon
      Dell
      IBM
      Ericsson
      Microsoft

    Learner Reviews

    • Preeta Naveen

      Preeta Naveen

      Lead Business Analyst, Columbus

      The training was up to the mark. All I could say is the trainer was armed with excellent knowledge, detailed explanations, patiently answered questions ,and gave very good examples.

    • Jenna Ware, MBA

      Jenna Ware, MBA

      Sr. Business Process Consultant, AVP at Hancock Bank, Houston

      Fantastic training! This was fun, interactive, and I learned!…The trainer keeps you on your toes and has a multitude of ways to keep you engaged and move ahead - the fastest 4.5 hours of my life ever! He provided real life, great examples, and practiced scrum in class!… from Videos and Polls, to Q&A, everything was so interactive and fun!

    • Dale Hollon

      Dale Hollon

      Senior Systems Engineer @Swire Oilfield Services, Houston

      Very impressed with progress of the training, the content of the course material and the knowledge of instructor.

    • Mike Casey

      Mike Casey

      Product Manager, Sacramento

      Simplilearn has been great. The live courses were well organized and easy to connect to. Their customer support has been excellent. They've helped out all along.

    • Bhushan Verma

      Bhushan Verma

      Bhopal

      Simplilearn is the best online learning platform - with top professional courses offered based on our interests and compatibility. The trainer is very knowledgeable and always ready to help. I thoroughly enjoyed the interactive sessions.

    • Michael Kirolos

      Michael Kirolos

      Senior Architect at SSHI, Kuwait

      I found it very useful and I recommend it for anyone working in the management field

    • Na hao

      Na hao

      IT Specialist, Tokyo

      Simplilearn's training was elaborate and helpful. It helped me utilize the PM knowledge that I've gained in my daily work, build on it, and prepare for the PMP exam.

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    Industry Trends

    The Global Project Management Software Market is expected to reach at US$ 7 Bn by 2027 at a CAGR of 14.93 % during the period 2019-2027. (source : maximizemarketresearch.com)

    • Project Management Industry Growth

      6% growth in jobs

      Of Project Management profiles by 2024

      22 million jobs

      Estimated for project management professionals by 2027 by The PMI®

      Project Manager Annual Salary
      $46KMin
      $66KAverage
      $107KMax
      Source: Glassdoor
      Project Manager Hiring Companies
      Wells Fargo
      Facebook
      IBM
      Apple
      Microsoft
      Amazon
      Source: Indeed

    Why Online Bootcamp

    • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
    • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
    • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
    • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

    Admission Details

    APPLICATION PROCESS

    The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.

    Submit Application

    Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program

    Application Review

    An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application

    Admission

    Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

    ELIGIBLE CANDIDATES

    You must possess one of the first two criteria to enroll in our project management course:

    At least 5 years of experience

    A bachelor's degree in any discipline

    Programming or non-programming background

    ADMISSION COUNSELORS

    We have a team of dedicated admissions counselors who are available to guide you as you apply to the program. They are available to:

    • Address questions related to your application
    • Provide guidance regarding financial aid (if required)
    • Help answer questions and understand the program
    Talk to our admissions counselors now!

    Admission Fee & Financing

    The admission fee for this program is $ 2,250. This also includes the applicable program charges, including UMass Amherst Alumni Association membership.

    Financing Options

    We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

    Pay in Installments

    You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Affirm or ClimbCredit payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.

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    Other Financing Options

    We provide the following options for one-time payment

    • Credit Card
    • Paypal

    $ 2,250

    Apply Now

    PROGRAM BENEFITS

    • Complete this program while you work
    • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
    • Membership in the UMass Amherst Alumni Association
    • Credits transfer to the online MBA program at UMass Amherst
    • Active recruiters include Amazon, VMware, IBM and more

    Program Cohorts

    NEXT COHORT

      • Date

        Time

        Batch Type

      • Program Induction

        8 May, 2021

        08:30 CDT

      • Regular Classes

        15 May, 2021 - 2 Oct, 2021

        08:30 - 12:30 CDT

        Weekend (Sat - Sun)

    OTHER COHORTS

      • Date

        Time

        Batch Type

      • Program Induction

        22 May, 2021

        08:30 CDT

      • Regular Classes

        10 Jul, 2021 - 16 Jan, 2022

        08:30 - 12:30 CDT

        Weekend (Sat - Sun)

    Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

    FAQs

    • What is Project Management?

      As per the Project Management Institute (PMI®), project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. The processes of project management are divided into five groups, namely: 

      1. Initiating

      2. Planning

      3. Executing

      4. Monitoring and controlling

      5. Closing

    • What is a Project Management Certification?

      A project management certification is a qualification awarded to professionals who possess the degree of proficiency in project management as required by the certification provider. The most widely regarded project management authority is the Project Management Institute (PMI). This Post Graduate Program in Project Management, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst, is aligned with the PMI standards. Along with the certifications from this program, the knowledge gained from it will help you clear various other PMI-related project management certifications as well.

    • Which companies are the top employers of project management professionals in Orlando?

      The top employers of project management professionals include:

      • HSBC

      • Schneider Electric

      • Honeywell

      • American Express

      • Bosch

    • Which industries are most suitable for project management professionals in Orlando?

      Project managers are required in almost all sectors but mainly in the following:

      • Information Technology (IT)

      • Manufacturing

      • Finance

      • Healthcare

    • What are the best advanced-level courses in project management in Orlando?

      The best project management courses for advanced learners include:

      • Business Analyst Master’s Program

      • PMP® Plus Master’s Program

      • PMP® Renewal Pack

      • Digital Project Manager

    • What are the best intermediate courses in project management in Orlando?

      The best project management courses for intermediate learners include:

      • PMP® Certification

      • PRINCE2 Foundation and Practitioner

      • CBAP® - Certified Business Analysis Professional

      • PMI-RMP® Certification

      • PMI-PgMP® Certification

      • MSP® Foundation and Practitioner

    • What are the best foundational courses in project management for beginners in Orlando?

      The best courses in project management for beginners include:

      • PRINCE2® Foundation

      • CAPM® - Certified Associate of Project Management

      • CCBA® - Certification of Capability in Business Analysis

      • Introduction to Project Management

    • What certification will I receive after completing the Project Management training in Orlando?

      When you have completed the Project Management Training course in Orlando, you will receive a course completion certificate along with a 35-hour PDU certificate. Simplilearn does not administer the PMP® certification, but once you have passed that exam, you will receive the prestigious PMP® certification from the Project Management Institute.

    • What is the average salary of a project management professional in Orlando?

      A project manager earns an average annual salary of $149,905 in Orlando, United States. Professionals with 10 to 20 years of experience in this field have the potential to earn up to $235,664 annually.

    • What jobs can I get with a project management certification in Orlando?

      Project management certifications in Orlando open multiple job opportunities for professionals today. Depending on the years of experience they possess, the certifications they’ve added to the resume, the industry, and the expertise they possess, professionals can aim to become project managers, project coordinators, or even get into project management consulting roles in areas like new product development, environmental research, construction, or any forms technology products or services.

    • Who are the instructors for project management certification course in Orlando and how are they selected?

      Our highly qualified instructors are industry experts with years of relevant industry experience. Each of them has gone through a rigorous selection process that includes profile screening, technical evaluation, and a training demo before they are certified to train for us. We also ensure that only those trainers with a high alumni rating remain part of our faculty.

    • How long does it take to get a project management certification in Orlando?

      Project management certifications in Orlando offered to differ in their program duration and the requirements for completion. Post Graduate Program in Project Management, in partnership with UMass, is a 6-month Bootcamp program that provides you the skills you need to grab the best global project management opportunities as soon as you complete the course. You will need to spend between 5 and 10 hours a week with this program so that you adhere to the program schedule and achieve the level of understanding of concepts desired.

    • What is pass rate of Project Management Certification in Orlando?

      We have a pass rate of 99.9% in Orlando. Our pass rate statistics have been derived by tracking the number of students who were unable to pass the exam in the 1st attempt and comparing that number to our total enrollment figures.

    • What are the technical requirements to learn Project Management in Orlando?

      In general, there aren’t any prerequisites to starting to learn project management in Orlando. However, certification courses including this Post Graduate Program in Project Management, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst require varied prerequisites, as determined by the certification body. For this project management program, any individual with a bachelor’s degree in any discipline or possessing at least 5 years of work experience qualifies.

    • What is the best project management certification to have in Orlando?

      Choosing the best project management certification in Orlando depends on your learning and career objectives, and where you are in your career when taking the certification. For an individual beginning their career, there are plenty of fundamental courses that help them understand the basics of project management. As you move up your career and choose career paths that align with your aspirations, you will find that you require different certifications to boost your progress. Another approach is to take up a comprehensive program that not just prepares you for the top project management certifications but provides you the knowledge and skills which you can start applying immediately on course completion. This PGP in Project Management, in partnership with UMass, is a unique bootcamp program that offers you this flexibility and opportunity.

    • Who should apply for project management certification in Orlando?

      While different project management certifications in Orlando have different candidate prerequisites, this PGP in Project Management, in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst requires its candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in any area or discipline or have at least 5 years of professional work experience.

    • What to expect from the project management certification in Orlando?

      A project management certification in Orlando provides you the stamp of approval of possessing the requisite set of project management skills as determined by the certification body. In case of the PGP in Project Management, in partnership with the UMass, Amherst, program graduates will learn to manage quality, risk, and complexity, understand the strategy, implement best practices and learn the frameworks, tools, and skills required to drive transformational projects in an organization.

    • What is the best study guide for project management certification in Orlando?

      If you are looking for a fundamental understanding of project management, Simplilearn offers many articles and free guides on the topic. For certification-related learning, each certification body prescribed their own study material, such as the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) prescribed by PMI. This PGP in Project Management is also a great way to prepare for any PMI-related project management certifications.

    • Which institution is globally recognized to give project management certification in Orlando?

      PMI is a globally recognized project management certification body. However, programs offered by Simplilearn like this Post Graduate Program in Project Management is aligned with the PMI standards and is also in partnership with UMass, Amherst, offering learners with not just a globally recognized certification, but many more additional features including masterclasses from the UMass, Amherst faculty.

    • What are the benefits of project management certification in Orlando?

      A project management certification in Orlando especially those like Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Project Management in partnership with UMass, Amherst offers a host of benefits.

      • It adds tremendous value to your resume

      • Provides industry-recognition

      • They are globally-recognized

      • Offers the project management skills that companies need right now and for the future

      • Opens us a lot many opportunities, more lucrative and exciting than what you had earlier

      • Serves as a strong validation to your professional progress and can help substantially fast-track your career

    • What are the best foundational project management courses in Orlando for beginners?

      The best project management courses in Orlando for beginners include:

      • PRINCE2® Foundation

      • CAPM® - Certified Associate of Project Management

      • CCBA® - Certification of Capability in Business Analysis

      • Introduction to Project Management

    • What are the best advanced-level project management courses in Orlando?

      The best project management courses in Orlando for advanced learners include:

      • Business Analyst Master’s Program

      • PMP® Plus Master’s Program

      • PMP® Renewal Pack

      • Digital Project Manager

    • Which companies are top employers for professionals with project management certification in Orlando?

      The top employers for professionals with project management certification in Orlando include:

      • HSBC

      • Schneider Electric

      • Honeywell

      • American Express

      • Bosch

    • You offer money back guarantee, how does it work?

      Our training course comes with a 100% money-back guarantee. Simplilearn believes in our highly effective blended learning methodology and its ability to provide learners with the knowledge and confidence to pass the official PMP® Certification Exam in the first attempt. If you do not pass the PMP® Certification Exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide a full refund to you where the term “full refund” mentioned anywhere in this document shall mean the program fee paid by you minus USD 200 or equivalent toward administrative and miscellaneous charges.
       
      To improve the odds of your success in the exam, we strongly recommend that you take the PMP® Certification Exam within 45 days from the day you complete Simplilearn’s official PMI-PMP training course.

      Attempt

      Time Frame

      Result

      Money back

      First

      Within 45 days of course completion

      Did Not Pass

      Full refund

       

      Refund Process: If you do not pass the PMP® Certification Exam on the first attempt, Simplilearn will provide a full refund to you where the term “full refund” mentioned anywhere in this document shall mean the program fee paid by you minus USD 200 or equivalent toward administrative and miscellaneous charges.

      • To receive a refund, you must request the Help and Support Forum.
      • You must submit a copy of your scorecard along with the date you completed your online classroom training.
      • Simplilearn will refund the program fee within 30 days of receiving all required documentation.
      • We will process the refund using the same method you used to pay for the program.
      • After the refund is issued, you will receive a confirmation via email, and you will lose access to the Post Graduate Program in Project Management, and you will lose your program progress.

      Terms and Conditions:

      • This money-back guarantee applies only to Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Project Management.
      • The guarantee is valid only for those who have paid the full program fee as advertised on Simplilearn’s website.
      • Request for a partial refund of any part of the program fee paid by participants will not be accepted.
      • Simplilearn reserves the right to modify, update the terms and conditions or revoke the money-back guarantee without prior notice.
      • Simplilearn will be the final authority to resolve any dispute arising out of or connected with this guarantee.

      The guarantee becomes void if:

      • Participants do not take the PMP® Certification Exam within 45 days of unlocking the certificate.
      • Participants do not maintain 100% attendance in Simplilearn’s official PMI-PMP training as part of the Post Graduate Program in Project Management.
      • Participants fail to score at least 80% in any three available online PMP® simulation practice tests on Simplilearn Learning Management System.
      • Participants do not follow the trainer’s instructions and do not complete the class exercises.
      • Participants do not submit the required documents (scorecard, course completion certificate, proof of PMP exam date) to Simplilearn.
      • Participants fail to request a refund within 15 days of receiving their results.

    • What are the eligibility criteria for this Post Graduate Program in Project Management in partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst?

      For the admission to this Post Graduate Program in Project Management, candidates must possess one of the first two criteria:

      • A bachelor's degree in any discipline 
      • At least 5 years of experience
      • Programming or non-programming background
         

    • What is the admission process for this Post Graduate Program in Project Management in Partnership with the University of Massachusetts Amherst?

      The admission process consists of three simple steps:

      • All interested candidates are required to apply through the online application form
      • An admission panel will shortlist the candidates based on their application
      • An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and is accepted by the candidates by paying the program fee

    • Is there any financial aid provided?

      To ensure money is not a barrier in the path of learning, we offer various financing options to help ensure that this program is financially manageable. Please refer to our “Admissions Fee and Financing” section for more details.

    • What should I expect from the UMass Amherst Post Graduate Program in Project Management?

      As a part of this Post Graduate Program, you will receive the following:

      • A joint UMass Amherst-Simplilearn certificate of completion
      • UMass Amherst Alumni Association Membership
      • Lifetime access to all core e-learning content created by Simplilearn

    • Will any preparation material be provided to help me get started?

      Once you make the first installment of the program fee, you will also get access to a preparatory course. You will have to go through the assigned project management course before coming for the first class. The course will have 8 to10 hours of self-paced learning content in the form of videos.

    • What is Global Teaching Assistance?

      Our teaching assistants are a dedicated team of subject matter experts here to help you get certified on your first attempt. They proactively engage students to assure they’re following the course path and to help students enrich their learning experience, from class onboarding to project mentoring and job assistance.

    • I am not able to access the online program. Who can help me?

      Contact us using the form on the right side of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link, or contact Help & Support.

    • What is covered under the 24/7 Support promise?

      We offer 24/7 support through email, chat, and calls. We have a dedicated team that provides on-demand assistance through our community forum. What’s more, you will have lifetime access to the community forum, even after completion of your course.

    • If I want to cancel my enrollment, can I get a refund?

      Yes, you can cancel your enrollment if necessary. We will refund the program price after deducting an administration fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.


      * Disclaimer
      All programs are offered on a non-credit basis and are not transferable to a degree.

    • What is PDU in Project Management?

      PDUs, or Professional Development Units in project management are one-hour packets of time spent learning, teaching, or volunteering that require project management skills. Various project management certifications require professionals to maintain different PDUs in order to qualify or continue to hold the certification. PDUs can be accumulated and applied cumulatively to project management certification. Simplilearn’s Post Graduate Program in Project Management in partnership with UMass, Amherst offers its learners to earn 146 PDUs on completion, which can subsequently be used to renew multiple project management certifications.

    • Is the Post Graduate Program in Project Management a degree?

      The Postgraduate Program in Project Management is not deemed a degree or diploma and cannot be compared with a full university degree. However, this program offers a pathway to the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst.

    • How to use the transferrable credits for the online MBA program at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst

      This program transfers to the Isenberg Online MBA as a 9 credit concentration. The learner needs to complete only 11 MBA core courses (34 credits), plus 2 credits of foundation courses (if applicable), instead of 43-45 total credits to earn the Isenberg Online MBA.

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    • PMP, PMI, PMBOK, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, ACP, PBA, RMP, SP, and OPM3 are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.