One question that we get asked a lot at Learning People is whether the certifications that we offer in project management are valid internationally.
Well, there’s no need to fret, because we’ve got your back. If you’re based in Aus and want to take your career to new heights, you can reach for the stars with these recognized certifications. Here’s some info on which PM certifications are recognized.
Are project management certifications recognized in Australia?
In short, the answer is yes, the project management certifications shared by Learning People are recognized all over the world. If you’re already based in Australia or are planning on travelling there to work, you can be safe in the knowledge that taking a course via one of our suppliers will prepare you for a career wherever you are in the world.
The message here is that you can travel anywhere, without having to worry about whether the certifications you’ve worked hard for are valid because we only offer courses that are valid internationally.
Will they help me get into project management?
According to the US-based Project Management Institute (PMI), there will be a “global need” for 15 million project managers across industries all over the world in the near future.
Another study has predicted that there will be 90 million project management roles that need to be filled by 2027, in areas including programme management, scheduling, and business analytics. The Australian Institute of Project Management even believes that we’re in a “fourth industrial revolution”, which will see opportunities for project managers vastly increase.
Clearly, there’s something of a boom going on at the moment - so getting formal training in this area is a good idea if it’s an industry you’re considering pursuing.
There are various courses that you could take in order to set your career in project management off on the right foot.
- Agile Certified Practitioner
- PMP Project Management Professional
- PRINCE2 Foundation
- PRINCE2 Practitioner
- CAPM Certified Associate in Project Management
If you choose to do your project management training through us, you can be sure that you’ll get:
- A course that is customised for your particular level of expertise
- 24/7 access to course materials / books
- Award-winning student support
- Accessibility wherever you are in the world
The project management certifications offered by our partners are designed to set you on the path towards a fulfilling, long-term career. You can read more about project management and learn about some of the courses that we work with on our site here.
Should managers be investing in project management training for their staff?
The long-term ROI of investing in training for staff members can’t be argued with - and investing in a project management certification could be a great place to start, especially if you’re considering sending staff members to work abroad in satellite offices. You can read about how staff training can increase retention amongst your staff members here, as well as how it can increase your bottom line, and why you should definitely consider online staff training if you work for an SME.
Should employees be requesting project management training from their organisations?
Equally, if you’re an employee you have every right to ask your manager for training that will allow you to upskill and build on the contribution that you already make to the team and the business. If you’re ambitious and can make a good business case, you should consider whether a certification in project management might be something that could enhance your career. Read this article for advice on how upskilling can be a win for both your company and yourself.