What Is PMI in Project Management?
PMI stands for the Project Management Institute, a not-for-profit professional membership association for project managers and program managers. PMI was started in 1969 and now has a membership of more than 2.9 million professionals worldwide. The Project Management Institute is the organization that gives out the PMP (Project Management Professional) credential. This globally recognized certificate 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.