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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM PREPARATION

Project Management Professional (PMP)®

     PROECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL

Credential: Project Management Professional (PMP)®

Certifying Organization: Project Management Institute (PMI)®, USA 


What is it about?

 

Project Management Professional (PMP)® credential recognizes demonstrated knowledge and skill in leading and directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget and resources. 

Who is it for?

It’s widely accepted that PMP® certification is a must for project managers. However, project management training and certification can also benefit other professionals at all levels of an organization, including process engineers and team leaders, six sigma, and other quality-control specialists, business analysts, produce consultants, and IS/IT professionals. It can help those contributing to projects understand how to keep their deliverables on time and on budget.

 

PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

 

 

Certified Management Accountant (CMA®)

 

 

Credential: Certified Management Accountant (CMA)®

Certifying Organization: Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA.

What is it About?

CMA® certification awarded by the Institute of Management Accountant  (IMA), USA is the advanced professional citification specifically designed to measure the accounting and financial management skills that drive business performance. Achieving the CMA credential demonstrates your mastery of financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support. The CMA exam is designed to measure the advanced skills required to be an effective member of finance and accounting teams within organizations and to create value in today’s complex and challenging business environment.

Who is it for?

Certified Management Accountant (CMA®) certification is ideal for management accounting professionals, financial managers, accountants, candidates preparing for the CMA exam, accredited professionals (such as CPAs) seeking CPEs and students enrolled in finance and accounting courses.

 

Certified Public Accountant (CPA®)

Credential: Certified Public Accountant (CPA®) 

 

Certifying Organization:  American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), USA

What is it about?

 The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) course provides a basis for professional careers such as Accounting, Auditing, Finance Management, Tax Management and Consultancy. The CPA Exam is an internationally accepted professional qualification, which measures candidates’ technical competence, with emphasis on the practice of public accounting.

The primary functions CPA fulfills relate to assurance services, or public accounting. In assurance services, also known as financial audit services, CPAs attest to the reasonableness of disclosures, the freedom from material misstatement, and the adherence to the applicable generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in financial statements.

Who is it for?

The Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is the highest accounting credential in the U.S.  This program is ideal for accountants, auditors, and tax consultants.

 

Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE®)

Credential: Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE®)

Certifying Organization: American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA

 What is it about?

The CMQ/OE is a professional who leads and champions process-improvement initiatives—everywhere from small businesses to multinational corporations—that can have regional or global focus in a variety of service and industrial settings. A CMQ/OE facilitates and leads team efforts to establish and monitor customer/supplier relations, supports strategic planning and deployment initiatives, and helps develop measurement systems to determine organizational improvement. The CMQ/OE should be able to motivate and evaluate staff, manage projects and human resources, analyze financial situations, determine and evaluate risk and employ knowledge management tools and techniques in resolving organizational challenges.

 Who is it for?

This course is ideal for Quality personnel who are preparing for the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE) exam or want to further develop their professional development. It is also designed for Quality Managers who are interested in a refresher course.

 

Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM®)

Credential: Certified Commercial Contract Manager (CCCM®)

Certifying Organization: National Contract Management Association (NCMA), USA.

What is it about?

Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) exam preparation program focuses on core competencies recognized by the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), USA. Coursework addresses the most up-to-date information available in the procurement and contracting.  Students will develop a solid understanding of the contracting process and key elements of procurement and acquisition, including contract formation, negotiation, financial analysis and risk management.

 Who is it for?

 This program is for people working in large or small organizations, government and commercial entities, or as entrepreneurs. It will benefit those working as contract administrators, subcontractors, procurement managers, project managers, quality assurance personnel, engineers and others who wish to enter the field or advance their career. 

 

Certified Cost Professional (CCP®)

Credential: Certified Cost Professional (CCP®)

Certifying Organization: Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International, USA

 What is it about?

Certified Cost Engineer/Consultant (CCE/CCC) certification from the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineers-International (AACEI), USA  is designed to establish credentials to recognize your professional expertise.  This certification program gives professionals a means to validate their skills and knowledge. CCE/CCC certification will distinguish you as a Certified Cost Engineer/Consultant who has the knowledge and skills that impact the bottom line.

Who is it for?

This course is intended for Project Managers, Cost Control Managers, Estimators, Planners, Quantity Surveyors, business administrators, people working in the field of Cost and Planning at any levels, and for anybody interested in scheduling, cost control, finance and optimization of resources around their working environment.

 

Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®

Credential: Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®

Certifying Organization: Project Management Institute (PMI)®, USA

What is it About?

Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® credential awarded by the Project Management Institution (PMI)®, USA is a response to project management’s increasing growth, complexity and diversity. Globally recognized and demanded, the PMI-RMP® fills the need for a specialist role in project risk management. It recognizes your unique expertise and competency in assessing and identifying project risks, mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities, while still possessing a baseline knowledge and practical application in all areas of project management.

Who is it for?

The PMI-RMP® demonstrates skill and competence in the specialized area of project risk management. If you’re a project team member responsible for assessing and identifying project risks while mitigating threats and capitalizing on opportunities or looking to fill the risk management specialist role on your project team, hone your basic project management skills and showcase your specialized expertise to employers, the PMI-RMP® credential is for you.

 

 PMI-RMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

 

Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP®)

Credential: Planning & Scheduling Professional   (PSP®)

Certifying Organization: Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE), USA

What is it About?

The PSP requirements have been established to reflect the sophistication of individuals in today's planning and scheduling industry and to fairly measure their knowledge, experience and best management practices. PSP certification will distinguish you as a Planning and Scheduling Professional who has the knowledge and skills that impact the bottom line. With AACE Certification, you can be sure that you have met a high quality standard. AACE’s PSP is accredited by the Council of Engineering & Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB).

Who is it for?

Planning & Scheduling Professional (PSP) credential awarded by the Association for Advancement of Cost Engineers-International (AACEI), USA is for individuals who are interested in enhancing and validating their planning and scheduling skills. If you are involved in planning and scheduling related activities or interested in advancing your career in this field, the PSP credential is the right certification for you.

 

LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)

Credential: LEED Accredited Professional in Green Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)

Certifying Organization: Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), USA

What is it about?

The LEED AP BD+C credential provides a standard for professionals participating in the design and construction phases of high-performance, healthful, durable, affordable and environmentally sound commercial, institutional, and high-rise residential buildings.

Who is it for?

This course is ideal for contractors, construction managers, supervisors, architects, lawyers, builders, engineers, product representatives, and facility managers.

 

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB)

Credential: Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB)

Certifying Organization: American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA

What is it about?

Six Sigma Green Belt certification Program provides an understanding of each step in the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) methodology and many of the associated analysis tools.  Six Sigma is by far the most successful Management Approach that has delivered results. Simply defined, Six Sigma is a powerful data driven, customer focused management methodology that delivers validated improvements in profitability and productivity. This course references the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Six Sigma Green Belt Body of Knowledge, and gives you the knowledge needed to serve as a Green Belt on a Process Improvement Team.

Who is it for?

The CSSGB program is ideal for leaders, executives, managers, engineers, supervisors, quality improvement personnel, and change agents participating in Six Sigma process improvement at any level.

 

 

Certified Construction Manager (CCM®)

                     CERTIFIED  CONSTRUCTION MANAGER (CCM)                                                          

Credential: Certified Construction Manager

Certifying Organization: Construction Manager Certification Institute

What is it about?

The Certified Construction Manager® (CCM®) is the gold standard in personnel credentials for the Construction Management profession. It is the only CM certification accredited by the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) under the International Organization for Standardization's 17024 standard. CCMs have voluntarily met the prescribed criteria of the CCM® program with regards to formal education, field experience and demonstrated capability and understanding of the CM body of knowledge. CCMs are committed to excellence in Construction program/project management, career advancement and the pursuit of knowledge.

Who is it for?

This program is for construction managers, supervisors, construction proect managers, and individuals who work in related fields construction, architecture, interior design, facility managers, real estate managers, etc. 

 

 

 

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®)

Credential: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA®)

Certifying Organization: ISACA, USA

What is it about?

Since 1978, the CISA program has been the globally accepted standard of achievement among information systems (IS) audit, control and security professionals The skills and practices that CISA promotes and evaluates are the building blocks of success in the field. Possessing the CISA demonstrates proficiency and is the basis for measurement in the profession. With a growing demand for individuals possessing IS audit, control and security skills, CISA has become a preferred certification program by individuals and organizations around the world.

Who is it for?

The CISA Certification was specifically created for professionals with work experience in information systems auditing, control or security that include: IS/IT Auditors, IS/IT Consultants, IS/IT Audit Managers, Security, Professionals, and Non-IT Auditors

 

 

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®)

Credential: Certified Information Security Manager (CISM®) 

Certifying Organization: ISACA, USA

What is it about?

The CISM credential demonstrates your information security management expertise. The uniquely management-focused CISM certification promotes international security practices and recognizes the individual who manages designs, and oversees and assesses an enterprise’s information security.  CISM means higher earning potential and career advancement. Recent independent studies consistently rank CISM as one of the highest paying and sought after IT certifications.

Who is it for?

CISM is designed specifically and exclusively for individuals who have experience managing an information security program. CISM targets the information security manager-the individual who has progressed beyond the practitioner focus, whose emphasis is no longer technical or specialist skills, and who has moved on to the management of an enterprise's information security program. CISM is for the individual who must manage and oversee the enterprise's information security effort, including the practitioners, many of whom may hold other certifications the field offers.

 

 

Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

Credential: Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®)

Certifying Organization: International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Canada

What is it about?

The Certified Business Analysis ProfessionalTM (CBAP®) designation is a professional certification for individuals with extensive business analysis experience. CBAP® recipients are experts in identifying the business needs of an organization in order to determine the best solutions. More and more companies are recognizing the CBAP®designation and the value and expertise that these professionals bring to their organizations.

Who is it for?

This program is ideal for professionals who are involved in: Business analysis, Systems analysis, Requirements analysis or management, Process improvement, and Consulting.

 

 

Global Professional Human Resource Manager (GPHR®)

 

Credential: Global Professional Human Resource Manager (GPHR®)

Certifying Organization: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), USA

What is it about?

Let the business world know you have the knowledge and skills needed to manage HR challenges in a global marketplace. Earn the Global Professional in Human Resources® (GPHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The GPHR demonstrates your mastery of multinational HR responsibilities, including strategies of globalization development of HR policies and initiatives that support organizational global growth.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the GPHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least two years of experience* in a global professional-level HR position a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least three years of experience* in a professional-level HR position (at least two in global HR) a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience* in a professional-level HR position (at least two in global HR) a high school diploma.

 

 

*Note: Global HR experience is defined as having direct, cross-border HR responsibilities for two or more countries or regions

 

 

LEED Green Associate (LEED GA)

Credential: LEED Green Associate (LEED GA)

Certifying Organization: Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), USA

What is it about?

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized certification system that measures how well a building or community performs across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED provides building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measureable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

Who is it for?

LEED GA is designed for anyone interested in pursuing a career in fields related to the green building industry who do not necessarily participate in design and construction work. LEED GA is a prerequisite for other LEED specialty exams and will make you  more marketable to potential employers and clients, as it will confirm your general understanding of LEED concepts and sustainable building practices.

 

 

Risk and Information Systems Control

Credential: Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC®

Certifying Organization: ISACA, USA

What is it about?

The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control™ certification (CRISC™, pronounced “see-risk”)  recognizes a wide range of professionals for their knowledge of enterprise risk and their ability to design, implement, monitor and maintain IS controls to mitigate such risk. The CRISC designation will not only certify professionals who have knowledge and experience identifying and evaluating entity-specific risk, but also aid them in helping enterprises accomplish business objectives by designing, implementing, monitoring and maintaining risk-based, efficient and effective IS controls.

Who is it for?

CRISC™ is designed for IT professionals who have hands-on experience with risk identification, assessment, and evaluation; risk response; risk monitoring; IS control design and implementation; and IS control monitoring and maintenance.

Information Systems Architecture

Credential: The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF®) Certified

Certifying Organization: The Open Group, UK

What is it about?

The TOGAF® certification program enables architecture service providers and tools vendors to demonstrate that their products and services support the enterprise architect using TOGAF® Architecture Development Method (ADM), a comprehensive, open method for enterprise architecture. TOGAF® ADM complements and can be used in conjunction with all major frameworks. TOGAF is an industry standard architecture framework that may be used freely by any organization wishing to develop an information systems architecture for use within that organization. Certification from The Open Group provides customers with assurance that products and services conform to open standards. This assurance enables market growth, and benefits both customers and vendors alike.

Who is it for?

TOGAF® certification programs exist for individuals, trainers, training, professional services, and tool support.

Certified Information Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®)

Credential: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®)

Certifying Organization: (ISC)²®

What is it about?

If you plan to build a career in information security – one of today’s most visible professions –and if you have at least five full years of experience in information security, then the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) credential should be your next career goal. The CISSP was the first credential in the field of information security, accredited by the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) to ISO (International Standards Organization) Standard 17024:2003. CISSP certification is not only an objective measure of excellence, but a globally recognized standard of achievement.

Who is it for?

The CISSP credential is ideal for mid- and senior-level managers who are working toward or have already attained positions as CISOs, CSOs or Senior Security Engineers.

 

 

Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP®)

Credential: Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP®)

Certifying Organization:  APICS, USA.

What is it about?

The APICS CSCP designation is the most widely recognized educational program designed for operations and supply chain management professionals around the world. Demonstrate your mastery of supply chain management best practices by earning your APICS CSCP designation. By earning the APICS CSCP designation, you will demonstrate significant commitment to your profession and your career, distinguish yourself as an industry expert, and excel with your newly acquired specialized knowledge.

Who is it for?

APICS CSCP education is essential if you are interested in increasing your knowledge and expertise in the field of global supply chain management, specifically in the areas of customer relations, international trade, information technology enablement, and physical logistics; consulting or facilitating supply chain functions or working with ERP systems; creating a common standard of understanding, vocabulary, resources, and frameworks within your company to address your supply chain challenges and opportunities.

 

 

Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM®)

Credential: Certified in Production and Inventory Management  (CPIM®)

Certifying Organization: Advancing Productivity, Innovation, and Competitive Success (APICS), USA.

What is it about?

The APICS CPIM program provides operations management professionals with relevant, essential education that equips them for today’s marketplace. The in-depth approach taken to understanding and evaluating production and inventory activities within a company’s global operations is why this certification is preferred by thousands of employers worldwide.

Who is it for?

APICS CPIM certification is ideal for anyone who is in: Production and inventory management, operations, Supply chain management, Procurement, Materials management, and Purchasing.

 

 

Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement

Credential: Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM)®

Certifying Organization: CFA Institute, USA

What is it about?

The CIPM credential is the investment industry’s only designation dedicated to  investment performance analysis and presentation. It is the premier mark of distinction for professionals seeking to increase their mastery of performance measurement principles.

Who is it for?

The CIPM program is designed to test candidates’ mastery of a specialized curriculum in the areas of ethics, performance evaluation, and application of the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). The CIPM program is ideal for performance analysts, client relationship managers, investment consultants, GIPS verifiers, compliance officers, regulators, and software developers.

Certified Basel III Professional (CBP)

Credential: Certified Basel III Professional (CBP)

Certifying Organization: Basel Certification Institute

What is it About?

Certified Basel iii Professional (CBP) is a vendor neutral certification program that has been designed to prove that professionals have the knowledge and skills needed to understand and support Basel III compliance

Who is it for?

Consultants, IT and Information Security Directors, Managers and Professionals, Chief Risk and Compliance Officers, Process Owners, Network, System and Security Administrators.

 

 

Professional in Human Resources (PHR®)

Credential: Professional in Human Resources (PHR®)

Certifying Organization: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), USA

What is it about?

Advance your HR career by earning the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHR demonstrates your mastery of the technical and operational aspects of HR management, including U.S. laws and regulations. The PHR is for the HR professional who has experience with program implementation, has a tactical/logistical orientation, is accountable to another HR professional within the organization, and has responsibilities that focus on the HR department rather than the whole organization.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the PHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position a high school diploma.

 

Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®)

Credential: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR®)

Certifying Organization: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), USA

What is it about?

Showcase the HR leadership recognition you deserve with the Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The SPHR demonstrates your mastery of the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management as practiced in the U.S. The credential is designed for big-picture thinkers responsible for planning rather than implementing HR policy. Organizations seek out SPHR professionals for their proven accountability for HR department goals, for breadth and depth of knowledge in all HR disciplines, and for understanding business issues beyond the HR function.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the SPHR you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position a Master’s degree or higher,
  • Have at least five years of experience in a professional-level HR position a Bachelor’s degree, OR
  • Have at least seven years of experience in a professional-level HR position a high school diploma.

Professional in Human Resources - International (PHRi™)

Credential: Professional in Human Resources - International) (PHRi)

Certifying Organization: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), USA

What is it about?

Earn international HR acclaim with the Professional in Human Resources - International™ (PHRi™) from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). The PHRi (formerly the Human Resources Business Professional™ or HRBP™), for internationally based practitioners, validates professional-level competency, knowledge and skills to help to propel your HR career forward. With the PHRi, you demonstrate mastery of generally accepted technical and operational HR principles in a single international setting.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the PHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience:

  • Have at least one year of experience in a professional-level HR position a master’s degree or global equivalent,
  • Have at least two years of experience in a professional-level HR position a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position a high school diploma or global equivalent.

 

 

Senior Professional in Human Resources - International (SPHRi™)

 

Credential: Senior Professional in Human Resources - International (SPHRi)

Certifying Organization: The HR Certification Institute (HRCI), USA

What is it about?

Demonstrate your strategic international HR leadership with the Senior Professional in Human Resources - International™ (SPHRi™) from HR Certification Institute (HRCI). The SPHRi (formerly the Human Resources Management Professional™ or HRMP™), for internationally based HR leaders, validates senior-level HR competency and mastery of generally accepted HR principles in strategy, policy development and service delivery in a single international setting.

Who is it for?

To be eligible for the SPHRi you must meet one of the following conditions for education and experience*:

  • Have at least four years of experience in a professional-level HR position a master’s degree or global equivalent, 
  • Have at least five years of experience in a professional-level HR position a bachelor’s degree or global equivalent, OR
  • a minimum of seven years of experience in a professional-level HR position a high school diploma or global equivalent.

* The SPHRi requires documented knowledge of local employment laws.

 

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