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Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) Delivers Full Suite of Certification Exams in Over 5,000 Locations Through Expanded Testing Agreement with Pearson VUE

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Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI), the leading not-for-profit
professional membership association for the project management
profession, and Pearson VUE, a global leader in the computer-based
testing industry, have announced an expanded, multi-year agreement that
will offer more testing options for candidates looking to earn PMI
certifications at all stages of their career. The new agreement will
offer candidates access to even more PMI certification tests as well as
more flexibility in their testing location options, thanks to Pearson
VUE’s global network of testing centers and online proctoring solutions.

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Beginning July 1, 2019, seven additional PMI programs, including the
Project Management Professional (PMP)® – renowned as the global gold
standard for project management professionals – will become available to
professionals around the globe through Pearson VUE’s network of more
than 5,600 secure test centers, including locations on military bases.
Certain exams, like the Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), one of
PMI’s fastest-growing certifications, will also be offered via an online
proctoring solution that allows test-takers to sit for an exam at their
home, school, company, or other suitable testing location. PMI has been
offering its associate level certification, the Certified Associate in
Project Management (CAPM)® through Pearson VUE’s online remote
proctoring capability since 2017.

“At PMI, we are committed to providing opportunities for project
management professionals around the world to obtain the certifications
necessary to excel and advance their careers,” said Michael DePrisco,
vice president, global solutions at Project Management Institute, Inc.
“We understand that PMI members are busy working professionals and this
expanded partnership will make testing for PMI certifications more
accessible by giving candidates more options on where they get
certified. By unlocking access to Pearson VUE’s expansive network of
testing sites and online proctoring capabilities, we hope to make the
test-taking experience more convenient and enhance the overall
certification process.”

“Without exception, PMI’s standards for project, program, and portfolio
management are the most widely recognized in the profession, and we’re
delighted to further serve PMI’s project management community,” said Bob
Whelan, president of Pearson Assessments. “With our expanded
partnership, we look forward to delivering project management
practitioners an all-around better exam experience while helping PMI
achieve its strategic vision to advance the project management
profession globally through our expansive test delivery channels.”

This most recent agreement adds global delivery of the following PMI
certification exams: Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Agile
Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)®, Professional in Business Analysis
(PMI-PBA)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, Portfolio
Management Professional (PfMP)®, Risk Management Professional
(PMI-RMP)®, and Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world’s leading association
for those who consider project, program or portfolio management their
profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than three
million professionals working in nearly every country in the world
through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. We
advance careers, improve organizational success and further mature the
project management profession through globally-recognized standards,
certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research,
publications, professional development courses and networking
opportunities. As part of the PMI family, creates
online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools,
larger networks and broader perspectives.

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and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

About Pearson VUE

Pearson VUE has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry
for decades, delivering more than 15 million certification and licensure
exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and
healthcare. We are the global leaders in developing and delivering
high-stakes exams via the world’s most comprehensive network of nearly
20,000 highly secure test centers in 180 countries. Our leadership in
the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships
with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to
government and regulatory agencies. For more information, please visit