PMI Upgrades Its Flagship Training Program to Match Evolving Project Management Arena

By CIOReview | Monday, December 14, 2015
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FREMONT, CA: Project Management Institute (PMI), a nonprofit organization for project, program and portfolio management profession has upgraded its Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. This further fine tunes the sole purpose of the program – to assist employers impart to their employees the combined expertise of technical, leadership, strategic and business management encapsulated and termed PMI Talent Triangle. The CCR program is unique in the technical project management domain with a triangulated approach that normalizes the ambiguity between technical project skills, leadership skills and the need to align the developed talent to organization’s strategy.

The upgrades are based on the recent independent research conducted by PMI which threw light on the changing roles of project professionals within an organization. With a newly designed system to support and streamline the process, the program imparts more flexibility in professional development pursuits.  Raising the minimum benchmark in terms of evaluation the upgrade also lays emphasis on increased guidance to identify crucial areas within an organization where there is shortage of skill set.

“Project leaders face the difficulty to having to choose team members whose skills are not properly valuated or identified. The upgrade now inherits managerial, business, people and project management skills in to the program.” quotes Dirk Huyers, President PMI Belgium chapter.