The PMP® designation is becoming more widely recognized as PMI continues to improve and market this brand. By becoming certified, you’ll be able to access opportunities not available to you before, such as the ad quoted above.
Chris Kindermans, PMP, founder of Proyecta, Mechelen, Belgium from an article in the February 2006 issue of
"PMP® Certification adds to the respect that a project manager commands”
The PMP® certification is a globally recognized standard for excellence in project management; more and more employers and clients are recognizing this standard and making it a requirement for managing their projects. If you want to stay competitive in the profession, you’re going to have to consider certification sooner or later.
Tom Cruise from the movie,
"Show me the money!”
While we can’t tell you how much more money you can earn by being PMP® certified, we can tell you that the certification will open doors for you which will otherwise remain closed. Certification will enable you to advance to more senior project management roles such as program manager or project director. These roles come with increased salaries.