As you know, PMI® has a wide range of Authorized Training Partners (ATP) in over the world, which provide courses from PMP® exam preparation, Disciplined Agile (DA) training to other training courses with PDUs to renew all kinds of PMI® certificates. This article will outline some reasons to chose a training program from PMI® ATP and where you can find PMI® verified courses.
1. What is an Authorized Training Partner? Why Train with an Authorized Partner?
The PMI Authorized Training Partner Program helps customers find high-quality training because an organization must meet rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness to become a PMI® ATP. Enrolling in a PMI® ATP training course will ensure you are trained by an organization you can trust, by PMI-approved and -vetted instructors, and using PMI-developed course content.
Some of the benefits when attending a training course provided by PMI® ATP:
- All instructors who deliver PMP exam prep courses are required to complete the PMI Authorized Training Partner Train the Trainer program. They are PMI®-certified instructors.
- PMP exam prep courses must be taught by valid PMP certification holders and use PMI-developed training course content.
- Like the PMP® exam prep course, the instructors must take the train-the-trainer workshop and earn the Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) certification to deliver DA training.
- Instructors must be current in learning methods and must continuously enhance their skills.
- Qualifications are verified before acceptance and going through PMI’s quality review process every three years.
- Pre-approved by PMI to offer PDUs. Certification holder PDU claims are automatically expedited for processing.
- Verified focus of courses and learning outcomes.
- Courses must be current and aligned to the latest PMI Global Standards.
- Verified mechanism in place for students to provide feedback on courses to the organization and PMI.
- Demonstrated continuous improvement of courses based on student feedback.
2. How To Find Courses Provided By PMI® Training Partners?
You can find all courses by category, language, location and view the list of PMI® Authorized Training Partners on PMI® website.