How PMI Toronto assists with Professional Development
Promotion and support of certification and continuing certification, and project management education/training through the provision of PMP / CAPM Certification Exam Review Sessions, Continuing Education Presentations, Mentoring Programs and Monthly Meetings, forms the keystone of PMI Toronto's Professional Development Programs. Besides the various programs presented by the Chapter, members in the Toronto area also have access to a variety of additional opportunities for expanding their knowledge provided by Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.), educational institutions, local governments, and ProjectWorld.
PMI Authorized Training Partner
PMI Toronto has been approved as an Authorized Training Partner (ATP) by the Project Management Institute
PMI’s new ATP program is designed to provide high-quality training for students preparing to take the new PMP certification exam (launched January 2021). As an ATP, PMI Toronto will offer PMI’s new 37.5-hour PMP Exam Prep Course which meets the 35-hour education requirement to be eligible to take the PMP certification exam.
PMP Certification Examination Review Sessions
PMI Toronto offers Project Management Professional (PMP) certification candidates a Certification Exam Course throughout the year. Upcoming course information and registration can be found in the Calendar of Events area on the website.
PMI-PBA Certification Course (Boot Camp)
PMI Toronto also offers a PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA) Boot Camp Course. This course is a virtual, self-paced, on demand course created and taught by 1 of 4 core global authors of The PMI Guide to Business Analysis, Cheryl Lee. Regardless of job title, project professionals are being asked to not only manage a project, but to also elicit, specify, and manage requirements. Prove to employers that you have the business analysis skills by earning the PMI-PBA certification. More information can be found here.
Continuing Education Presentations
The PMI Toronto Chapter is offering its members a series of presentations on advanced project management topics at intervals during PMI Toronto's program year. Besides being of significant educational value, the presentations offer Project Management Professionals attractive opportunities to earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) required for Continuing Certification. Details of forthcoming presentations are found in the Calendar of Events area on the website. Click here for the PMI Toronto Calendar of Events.
For many years, PMI Toronto Chapter has offered its members from all industries, two mentoring programs.
The programs are based on a face-to-face/one-on-one approach and are open to all members of the Toronto Chapter. All information exchanged between the mentor and mentee is strictly confidential.
The program benefits include:
- Allows more experienced project managers (mentors) to guide and assist the less experienced project managers (mentees);
- Allows both, mentors and mentees, to study from each other and enhance the knowledge of the variety of profession related subjects;
- Allows participants to earn PDU's; and
- Provides satisfaction to participants when the mentoring results come to fruition.