The PMI Project Management Fact Book
Project Management Institute
Project Management Institute, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
- More than sixteen and one-half million people can't be wrong. The Project Management Institute (PMI(R)) estimates that four-and-a half million people in the United States--representing about 3.3 percent of the employed U.S. workforce--may regard project management as their profession of choice. The size of the profession in the rest of the world may be more than 12 million.- Projects are big business. PMI estimates that the U.S. public and private sectors spend some $2.3 trillion (US) on projects every year, an amount equivalent to one-quarter of the nation's gross domestic product. Extrapolating US data, PMI estimates that the world spends nearly $10 trillion (US) of the world's $40.7 trillion (US) gross product on projects of all kinds.- The project management profession is experiencing explosive growth. Membership in (PMI) has grown to more than 95,000 members. In addition, more than 46,000 individuals are now certified as Project Management Professionals (PMP(R)).
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