Essay on Assignment 2

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1. Access the Project Management Institute website and provide a response to the following questions:
What are PMI Certifications? Why are they important?
PMI Certifications are programs for project, program and portfolio management practitioners of all education and skill levels. The programs demonstrate both your commitment to the profession and your expertise through certifying education, experience and competency. They are important because PMI certifications help you and your projects excel.
What is a PMI standard? How are standards developed?
A PMI standard is PMI’s standards are is a document, established by consensus and approved by a recognized body, which provides, for common and repeated use, rules, guidelines or characteristics for activities or their results, aimed at the achievement of the optimum degree of order in a given context. Developed under a process based on the concepts of consensus, openness, due process, and balance. PMI standards provide guidelines for achieving specific project, program and portfolio management results. This process brings together volunteers and subject matter experts with an interest in the standards’ topics.

2. Access the PMI Case Study Library and select one of the available case studies and answer the following questions.
What is the background of the project you have selected?
Hong Kong was in need of a natural gas pipeline, not only to maintain a consistent supply of natural gas, but also to comply with the tightened emission caps that will be required by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in 2015.
What were the challenges, risks, solutions, and results of the project you have selected?
Because it crossed the border between mainland China and Hong Kong, the project team had to acquire permits from both jurisdictions. The various working teams used several different