PMP® stands for Project Management Professional. PMP® certification is the gold standard for project management. It’s the most popular certification issues by Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI).
PMI was founded in 1969, and is the author of the globally-recognized standard for project management published in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), Sixth Edition.
How Many PMPs Are There?
Today there are over 1 million PMP® certificate holders worldwide. (Source: PMI Today, January 2020)