The Project Management Institute (PMIÂ®) offers a project management certification program called the Program Management Professional (PgMPÂ®) certification. PMI oversees the development, evaluation, update, promotion and administration of this rigorous certification program that revolves around an examination of the highest caliber.
The Program Management Professional (PgMPÂ®) program is recognized and highly valued by the international community of professionals in project management. It was created with the goal of objectively evaluating and measuring an individual's professional knowledge. The prerequisites and eligibility requirements for the program are applied equally, without bias and are in accordance with applicable laws.
The Project Management Professional (PgMPÂ®) certification is aimed at project managers with experience managing complex and multiple projects. In order to be eligible for the PgMPÂ® exam, you must fulfill one of the following two criteria.
- Category 1: A Bachelorâ€™s degree (or the global equivalent), with at least 6,000 hours of project management experience and 6,000 hours of program management experience.
- Category 2: A secondary diploma (high school or the global equivalent), with at least 6,000 hours of project management experience and 10,500 hours of program management experience.
PMI-Montreal offers a course annually to help you prepare for the exam and navigate the application procedure.
Link : Course Schedules and Registration
Holders of the PgMPÂ® certification must acquire 60 PDUs (Professional Development Units) every three-year cycle in order to maintain their certification.