Ashghal now PMI’s registered education provider
March 09 2016 11:45 PM

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has obtained accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI), which is one of the largest international project management institutions, as a Registered Education Provider (REP), with effect from January 1, 2016, according to a statement from the works authority.
Institutions which have the (REP) accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) can provide educational services for those preparing to work as project managers.
They would also qualify to obtain certificates for Project Management Professional (PMP) and Programme Management Professional (PgMP), in addition to other certificates. These institutions have met the strict quality standards of the Project Management Institute (PMI) to design the content of the training courses, trainer qualifications, and designing teaching and training method based on the PMI’s standards.
Human resources manager in Ashghal, Saif Ali al-Kaabi, said Ashghal is the only government entity in Qatar that has obtained this accreditation from the Project Management Institute (PMI) as a REP which gives the employees of the authority the opportunity to participate in the project management programmes accredited by PMI, and also receive high-level training in several cognitive fields related to project management, in addition to obtaining accreditation for Project Management Professional.
By achieving this accreditation, training and development section in the human resources department will be able to reduce the training cost by holding training courses and workshops in the field of project management.
Training hours attended by the employee can be recorded on the Project Management Institute’s website for employees interested in performing the exam for  Project Management Professional (PMP).

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