Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Alfaisal University today announces 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 1st October 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. Alfaisal University 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.
“Our programs are business tailored with extensive hands-on practices to turn knowledge into effective operational solutions,” said Dr. Mohammed Kafaji, Director of Accreditation and Quality Assurance at the College of Business, Alfaisal University.
About Alfaisal University
Alfaisal University was founded by the highly reputed King Faisal Foundation in 2002 as one of the first Private Non-Profit, research and teaching universities in the Kingdom committed to achieving international standards of excellence. It has the support of national and international co-founders and distinguished Board Members that have continually supported the university in its mission to remain a student-centered institution committed to research.
Alfaisal University is made up of four faculties, spanning from Business, Engineering, Medicine, Science and General Studies offering world-class marketable undergraduate and graduate programs to the finest male and female students in the Kingdom and the Region. Located in the heart of Riyadh, the center for commerce, industry and research, Alfaisal offers its students opportunities to develop their full potential with outstanding facilities, inspirational academics and research-led teaching that will enable our students to leave us as highly skilled, well-developed individuals able to make the transition into the workplace easily.
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 ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.
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