AFFIRM has announced its selection as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association. The selection became effective August 1, 2018. R.E.P.s are specially selected organizations approved to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design.

Professional certification is important to the project manager career field which now has global median salaries that exceed $81,000 (USD). Designated R.E.M.s are critical to obtaining and maintaining those certifications and AFFIRM will now be an educational resource for PMI professionals.

“AFFIRM is honored to be selected as a PMI R.E.P. and is eager to assist project managers in the Washington DC area in achieving and maintaining their certifications,” said Adrian Gardner, President of AFFIRM. “Our educational forums bring senior leadership from across government to encourage innovation, modernization, and effective technology management across the federal government.”

AFFIRM joins more than 1,500 R.E.P.s in more than 80 countries. These organizations include commercial training providers, academic institutions, and corporate training departments within corporations and government agencies.

Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management professions. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities.