Professional Certification

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About Project Management Institute (PMI)® Certification

Earn Project Management Institute professional development units (PDUs) while taking many Learning Tree courses.

Learning Tree courses provide the knowledge and skills important to today's management professionals. Throughout our courses, you learn to apply tools and techniques that will enhance your effectiveness in managing projects and leading people.

Learning Tree provides valuable training for those beginning in the project management field or expanding their role and considering the PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® exam. Learning Tree courses also provide valuable training for professional project managers who are pursuing or maintaining the Project Management Professional (PMP)® from the Project Management Institute (PMI). Learning Tree course participants can prepare for the associated exams and earn professional development units (PDUs) by attending specific Learning Tree courses. PDUs are required by PMI in preparing for, or maintaining, a Project Management Institute certification.

How Learning Tree Helps You Prepare for PMI® Exams

Project Management Professional (PMP)®
If you are an experienced project manager intending to take the PMP exam, you should take Course 276, Preparing for the PMP Exam. In this course you gain practical test-taking experience through PMI-style practice exams and create your own personal study plan for continued use after the course.

The Learning Tree Exam Prep Guarantee
Learning Tree stands behind the quality of its courses. If for any reason you do not pass your PMP exam after completing Course 276, contact us within 60 days of your original course attendance to schedule a free course retake.


The following courses provide PMI Professional Development Units (PDUs):

Download the Learning Tree PMI Certification and Testing Q&A (in PDF format) for a detailed explanation of how Learning Tree courses align with the PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) standards and for details on submitting Learning Tree courses to PMI for PDU credits.

In addition to earning PDUs or achieving PMI certification, you can further enhance your professional project management career by becoming a Learning Tree Certified Professional in Project Management or Software Engineering Project Management.

Project Management Courses

These courses provide the knowledge and skills needed to manage projects and programs of varying complexity and to complete them on time and within budget.

Management and Leadership Skills Courses

These courses provide the skills that managers can apply to build the performance of individuals, teams and organisations.

Communication and Time Management Skills Courses

These courses offer the tools needed to improve your communication skills and personal effectiveness in the workplace.

Business Analysis Courses

These courses provide the necessary tools to effectively assess business issues and technical specifications to achieve organisational goals and expectations.

ITIL® & COBIT® Training Courses

These courses help you prepare for ITIL® Certification.

Software Development and Agile Courses

These courses provide the knowledge needed to improve your software development and Agile skills.

Additional Courses

Earning PDUs for PMP® Qualification

As a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the PMI, we can assist you with the initial qualifications for, and ongoing maintenance of, the PMP certification. The PMP certification, well-known in the field of project management, recognises a solid foundation of experience, education, and accomplishment in project management.

PMP candidates are required to earn a minimum of 35 Professional Development Units (PDUs) gained through training provided by a PMI R.E.P. Once certified, PMPs must earn at least 60 PDUs every three years.

For more information about PMI and the requirements for the PMP, please ask a member of our Educational Services staff for the Learning Tree PMI Q & A.