Professional Training & Certifications

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About CertifiNOW

If you need to pass the PMP® or CAPM® exam and you want to get the best project management learning experience, then CertifiNOW is the right choice for you.

This project management learning program provides:

The best learning experience in a condensed amount of time, while also satisfying most, if not all, of your professional certification, education, and training needs.

The CertifiNOW certification course reduces exam preparation time from an average of nine to twelve months, down to three days of classroom instruction.

For senior executives contemplating organizational transformation, but not seeking certification, this course is beneficial because it provides a solid theoretical framework and the proper paradigm for thinking about Projectized organizational structures and the project management profession.

Frequently Asked Questions

All of us – corporate employees and entrepreneurs – are evaluated, ranked, and compensated based on our ability to accomplish work and deliver business results. Project Management is simply the Art and Science of accomplishing work and delivering business results via an internationally accepted framework. Project Management has become the indispensable skill set required to deliver business results. Therefore, MBA career success and cash flow are dependent upon project management skill level — regardless of your level within an organization.
During a recent study, 90 percent of executives surveyed claimed that project management is either critical or very important to their organization. The same study stated, “Employers tend to feel that the M.B.A. graduates are strong in technical business areas like marketing, finance and accounting — but need more project management skills”. This advances the narrative of as to why individuals who are certified in project management tend to make up to 25% more, annually, than their non-certified peers. This course teaches the international standard for project management, which is in very high demand globally. Just in the USA alone, over 1 million project management related positions will be created each year for the next decade.

This course is designed for busy professionals and business owners with very little time, but nevertheless, have the desire to increase their credibility in the marketplace by earning PMI® (Project Management Institute) certification as a PMP® (Project Management Professional) or CAPM® (Certified Associate in Project Management). CertifiNOW, the course provider, specializes in advanced certification training for professionals and consultants in virtually every major industry.

This is an accelerated learning course that demystifies the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) while providing the core information in the following 10 Knowledge Areas:

1. Integration Management 6. Communication Management
2. Scope Management 7. Human Resource Management
3. Time Management 8. Risk Management
4. Cost Management 9. Procurement Management
5. Quality Management 10. Stakeholder Management

Two additional modules on the special application areas of Social Responsibility and Exam Strategy are also included in the course.

The Project Management Institute (PMI®) is the international governing body for the project management profession and project management certification. With half a million members and credential holders in more than 180 countries, PMI® is also one of the world’s largest professional membership associations. Its worldwide advocacy makes it the global thought leader in this strategic organizational competency. CertifiNOW is a registered education provider (REP) for PMI.

PMI® is a not-for-profit organization that advances the project management profession through globally recognized standards and certifications, collaborative communities, an extensive research program, and professional development opportunities. PMI® certifications are globally accepted and recognized; PMI®certified professionals are respected for their knowledge and competency. PMI®certifications are globally accepted and recognize knowledge and competency. Salaries and career opportunities for credential holders show that employers recognize the value delivered by trained practitioners. This class will prepare you to become a certified project management professional.

The PMP® credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for individuals responsible for achieving business results via projects. More than 370,000 practitioners worldwide hold this credential. Earning the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to successfully lead and direct projects.

This recognition is seen through increased marketability to employers and higher salary; according to the PMI Salary Survey – Sixth Edition, a PMP® increases your salary up to 25% more than your non-credentialed colleagues and peers.

The PMP® recognizes demonstrated competence in leading and directing project teams. If you are an experienced professional looking to solidify your skills, stand out to employers and maximize your earning potential, the PMP® credential is the right choice for you.

Whether you are new to project management, changing careers, or already serving as a subject matter expert on project teams, the CAPM® can get your career on the right path or take it to the next level. Designed for those with less project experience, the CAPM® demonstrates your understanding of the fundamental knowledge, terminology and processes of effective project management.

Senior executives who do not manage projects but they will be held accountable for projects within their organization. Therefore, they need to understand earned value management (EVM) and what questions they should be asking the project management professionals in their organization to make sure all projects with the organization are delivered in a quality way and on time and within budget.

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The CAPM® certification is also right for you, if you are looking to make a career change or you are a less experienced professional looking to demonstrate your commitment to project management, improve your ability to manage larger projects and earn additional responsibility, and stand out to potential employers.

2017 Classes

Private Classes

Washington, DC
Friday – Sunday
May 31 – June 2

Washington, DC
Wednesday-Friday
July 12 – 14

San Francisco, CA
Friday – Sunday
July 28-30

Houston, TX

Friday – Sunday
August 25 – 27

 Washington, DC
Friday – Sunday
September 13 – 15

Atlanta, GA
4 consecutive Saturdays
Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 18

Public Classes (March - July)

Washington, DC
May 31 – June 2

Atlanta, GA
June 7 – 9

Richland, WA
June 20 – 22

Washington, DC
July 12 – 14

San Francisco, CA
July 24-26

San Francisco, CA
July 28-30

Public Classes (July - Dec)

Atlanta, GA
August 9 – 11

New York City, NY
August 16-18

Dallas, TX
August 30- Sept 1

Washington, DC
September 13-15

Houston, TX
August 25 – 27 

Atlanta, GA
October 11 – 13 

Washington, DC
November 15-17

Las Vegas, NV
November 29 – December 1

Richland, WA
December 5 – 7

Atlanta, GA
December 13 – 15

Atlanta, GA
January 17 – 19, 2018