Professional organizations are rich sources of information, data, and networking opportunities. Below you will find important links for only a few professional organizations, but there are many more.
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The Project Management Institute is the organization that gives out the PMP (Project Management Professional) credential, a globally recognized certificate that assures employers that a person is trained and qualified to manage projects.
PMI is also the organization that oversees the documentation of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) within the PMBOK Guide.
Many of the resources are freely available, and with a student membership you will have full access to outstanding articles and the PMI journal.
IPMA is a federation of about 70 Member Associations (MAs). MAs develop project management competences in their geographic areas of influence, interacting with thousands of practitioners and developing relationships with corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organizations and consulting companies.
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