On 11 March 2024, RMI in partnership with MINECOFIN organized a boot camp of 5 days at Murambi Campus from 11 to 15 March 2024, for Twenty-Eight staff from central government who are undergoing a Project Management Professional (PMP) intensive Course Examination Preparation to prepare them to sit for the official PMP exam to be certified by Project Management Institute (PMI).

The Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a globally recognized project management certification that tests a candidate’s ability to manage the people, processes, and business priorities of a professional project.

This training takes 35 contact hours, with six lessons to assess the readiness of the candidates for their eligibility to sit for the final PMP examination.

In her welcoming remarks, on behalf of RMI Director General, Mrs. MUSABYIMANA Josephine, on behalf of the Principal Senior Training Coordinator, welcomed the trainees and encouraged them to dedicate their time to the course while wishing them a very successful training.

“We welcome you and wishing you a fruitful traning that we believe will be useful for you and the institutions you represent, in the process of planning projects properly so that they have the desired effect.”, MUSABYIMANA urged the trainees.

According to the trainer of the course, at the end of the course; trainees will be able to apply different techniques, tools, practices in managing their projects in their daily activities and above all, they will be certified by Project Management Institution (PMI).   

One of the participants said that they are learning how to improve the projects they represent in their workplace. “How community projects are optimized to have the desired impact on the target community”. “We are currently studying to connect the government and local government institutions with those responsible for planning projects aimed at the people so that we can provide projects that reach their goals”, he said.

PMI is the leading professional association for project management, and the authority for a growing global community of millions of project professionals and individuals who use project management skills.

PMP Certification Preparation course is designed to help candidates prepare for the PMP certification exam. It covers topics such as project management processes, tools, and techniques, project execution, control and closure, project planning, risk management, stakeholder management, and team dynamics among others.

The course also introduces different approaches to project management and helps learners to develop their own skills and knowledge in project management. It includes hands-on activities and simulations to help students apply the concepts they have learned. After taking this course, students should be prepared to pass the PMP® exam, which is a globally recognized certification in project management.

RMI is mandated to ensure training in Administration and Management disciplines for public service, private sector and civil society organizations personnel. RMI, offers also Leadership and Management Development training as well as Advisory Services, and Research and Consultancy services.