Project Management Institute numbers continue to grow
According to the latest numbers released by the Project Management Institute, over 360,000 people world-wide now have the Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification. Over 75,000 people passed the PMP® exam in 2009. People complete project management certification for a variety of reasons. Some are using it to differentiate themselves in the job market, others are using this project management certification to underpin their project management experience or to get a promotion. There are over 3 million copies of the Project Management Institutes, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Project Management Institute, Inc., 2008 in circulation - make sure you are reading PMBOK® Guide, Fourth Edition if you are doing project management courses or preparing to take the PMP® exam!
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