University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management

University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education announced today that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) effective October 1, 2015.

R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI 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.

Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification training and maintenance, especially since global median salaries for the profession now exceed $88,000. Project managers looking to separate their resumes from others with credentialing or add new and much needed skills in today’s workplace will benefit from the USD Project Management Certificate. This certificate program provides the tools to become a professional project leader while building a solid foundation for project success and exposing project managers to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) framework.

University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education 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.

About the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education (PCE)
PCE offers a robust portfolio of courses and programs needed by aspiring professionals that evolves in response to their professional development in the fields of business, education, and health care. PCE nurtures key partnerships on the local, national and international level to better able to serve the working professionals who seek to enhance or build careers as well as with their employers to help achieve their highest value and potential. With University of San Diego faculty, other experts and accomplished practitioners, PCE creates educational opportunities and programs that students need to improve performance with new skills and knowledge, advance in their careers and open doors to new opportunities and make positive, meaningful change in their organizations and communities.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)
Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. 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 .As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while and ProjectsAtWork .com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools , larger networks and broader perspectives .Visit us at, www.facebook .com/PMinstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute.
PMBOK and the PMI Registered Education Provider Logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

The PMI Registered Education Provider Logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 9,000 students from 69 countries and 50 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. The university's eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD's Envisioning 2024 strategic plan capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


Denise Ward
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