Project Management Institute (PMI®) Certification Training Courses

Learn about the best practices in project management, program management, Agile, and business analysis and boost your career with credentials

  • Student Benefits
    • Strong earning potential with the average Project Manager salary over $75,000+ (
    • Strong career demand with over 760,000 Project Management job openings on LinkedIn
    • Learn an in-demand and transferable skillset by learning to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Enterprise Benefits

    Drive consistent project management best practices organization-wide and experience:

    • Faster, cost-effective, and lower-risk projects
    • Improved customer satisfaction
    • Boosted communication, transparency, and collaboration across the enterprise

The PMI Certification Paths

Authorized training aligned with the PMI certification scheme

  • Each PMI certification course prepares you to take and pass the associated PMI certification exam. 
  • Several PMI certifications require ongoing education. To meet these requirements and maintain an active status, recipients must earn a minimum number of PDUs.  
  • Learning Tree offers a variety of training courses that can be applied towards recertification so you can keep your certification current.  
  • Learning Tree offers live and on-demand webinars that count toward PDU eligibility. 
  • PMI Resources: View Learning Tree PDU-Eligible Training
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PMI Certification FAQs

PMI may be better known and through the PMBOK offers methods, tools and knowledge learning areas that help managers enhance project success. Whereas PRINCE2 is a project management methodology, and is more process-based, focused on the nuts and bolts of a project for streamlined success. PMI certifications show employers that you have the practical knowledge, insights, and professional expertise to meet increasingly complex project demands. 

The Project Management Institute (PMI) is one of the world's leading professional associations for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and changemakers. 

Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to adopt the best practices of project management.  

As a PMI R.E.P., Learning Tree is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of PMI members, PMI-certified Project Management Professionals (PMP)® and other project management stakeholders. Furthermore, at least some of the material covered in our PMI-aligned courses concurs with one or more of the knowledge groups or process areas described in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) Guide –Sixth Edition.

As a PMI R.E.P., Learning Tree has agreed to abide by PMI-established operational and educational criteria and is subject to random audits for quality assurance purposes.

Yes. Completion of certain Learning Tree courses provide professional development units (PDUs), which can be applied toward the minimum PDUs required to sit an exam or to maintain your certification.

Please refer to the chart in this document to see the number of PDUs provided per each Learning Tree PMI-aligned course.

Certification candidates and existing credential holders are responsible for reporting all Continuing Certification Requirements Program (CCR) activities to PMI. To report the completion of a Learning Tree course, you can use the Online PDU Resources System.
1.   Go to the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements System
2.   Log in with your username and password
3.   Locate the claim code associated with your course in the table in this document
4.   Click on “Report PDU for this activity”
5.   Fill in the date started and date completed
6.   Click on the box agreeing this claim is accurate and then submit

Yes, you can. PMI allows students to earn 1 PDU for each hour spent on self-study. When students participate in self-study activities, they are allowed to claim 1 PDU for each hour spent on self-study activities up to a total of 30 PDUs. For more information on how to earn PMI PDUs, visit the PMI Handbook: Ways to Earn PDUs ›

Learning Tree's provider number is 1154.

1.   Ways of Working: Knowledge, skills and behaviors related to specific domains of Project, Program and Portfolio Management.
2.   Power Skills: Knowledge, skills and behaviors specific to leadership-oriented, cross-cutting skills that help an organization achieve its business goals.
3.   Business Acumen: Knowledge of and expertise in the industry or organization that enhances performance and better delivers business outcomes.

PMI grants a Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification that is well-known in the field. This certification recognizes experience, education, and accomplishment in project management. To become certified, candidates must pass an exam.

If you are an experienced project manager and intend to take the PMP® exam, you should take Course 276, Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam Prep. In this course you learn essential PMBOK® Guide terminology and gain practical test-taking experience. This course also provides you with 35 contact hours, fulfilling your pre-exam education requirement.

PMI grants a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) certification that is beneficial to project team members or early-stage project managers who are looking for a stepping-stone to the PMP certification.

If you intend to take this exam, Course 3601, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Exam Prep, can help you learn the terms and definitions of the PMBOK® Guide and prepare for the CAPM® exam. You will also learn how to identify significant steps of the project life cycle, evaluate your exam preparedness and create a personalized plan for self-study.

PMI grants a PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification that is beneficial to experienced or aspiring Agile-certified practitioners wishing to demonstrate knowledge of agile principles, practices, tools and techniques across agile methodologies.

If you intend to take the exam, Course 3605, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Prep, can help you gain the skills necessary to prepare for the (PMI-ACP)® exam. You learn essential Agile terminology, tools and techniques through practice exams and workshops. You also create a personalized study plan identifying your specific strengths and weaknesses designed for ultimate exam success.

Disciplined Agile is not a framework, but rather a toolkit that focuses on the decisions you need to consider, the options available to you, and the trade-offs associated with these options. It shows you how to effectively combine strategies from Scrum, Kanban, SAFe®, and many other approaches in a tailorable and scalable manner. Organizations that adopt Disciplined Agile go to market sooner, deliver value faster and make their customers happier.

Courses 1840, Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM) Course, and 1841, Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master Certification Training (DASSM), will help you earn Disciplined Agile certification from PMI. 

Learning Tree stands behind the quality of its courses. If for any reason you do not pass your PMP® exam after completing course 276, Project Management Professional® (PMP) Certification Training, contact us within 60 days of the last day you attended the course to schedule a free course retake.

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