Saturday, October 24, 2009

PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)

PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) credential is a response to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP® fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management.

It recognizes your unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing a baseline knowledge and practical application in all areas of project management.

The PMI-RMP demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project risk management. If you’re looking to fill the risk management specialist role on your project team, hone your basic project management skills and showcase your specialized expertise to employers, the PMI-RMP credential is for you.

To apply for the PMI-RMP, you need to have either:
  • A four-year degree (bachelor’s or the global equivalent), with at least 3,000 hours of project risk management experience and 30 hours of project risk management education.

    OR
  • A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent) with at least 4,500 hours of project risk management experience and 40 hours of project risk management education.
To apply for the PMI-RMP, register and log in to PMI online system to get started. A printable PMI-RMP application form is also available.

As part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements program, a PMI-RMP credential holder will need to earn 30 PDUs in the specialized area of project risk management per three-year cycle. To learn more about the program, what are PDUs, how to earn and claim them, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to renew your certification, watch the CCR video. You can also reference the latest PMI-RMP Handbook found on PMI.org

Source: Project Management Institute (PMI)

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