As projects become more important for companies and organizations, more demands are placed on the use of professional project managers. Like other professional groups, certifications and authorizations become more significant, as project managers can also be certified at different levels.

The following certifications are available by PMI:

CAPM = Certified Associate in Project management

PMP = Project Management Professional

PMI-RM = PMI Risk Management Professional

PMI-SP = PMI Scheduling Professional

PMI-ACP = PMI Agile Certified Practitioner

PMI-PBA = Professional in Business Analysis

PgMP = Program Management Professional

PfMP = Portfolio Management Professional

You can find more information about the content, requirements and so forth for each of the certifications on this website: www.pmi.org/Certification.aspx