Lantern Three Approved as Registered Education Provider by Project Management Institute

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San Diego, CA, USA – Octoboer 01, 2015 – Lantern Three announced today that the Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest project management member association, has named it as a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)® and other PMI professional credentials. These organizations have met PMI’s rigorous quality criteria for course content, instructor qualification, and instructional design.

Project managers are increasingly turning to R.E.P.s for certification in training and maintenance, especially since median salaries for the profession now exceed $100,000. Through its PMOLeader initiative, Lantern Three aims to reduce the alarmingly high failure rate of projects over $1 million by developing the leadership skills of project managers (PMs). In PMOLeader’s research, PMs with leadership skills are highly correlated to successful projects, and PMs who lack leadership skills are highly correlated to projects who are late, over budget, or do not deliver the promised scope.

“In a recent CIO Magazine ranking of the top 10 project management certifications, the first two spots belong to the Project Management Institute”, said John Eisenschmidt, a Managing Member of Lantern Three. “As a PMI-certified PMP for nearly 10 years, I have seen projects deliver much greater value with a credentialed PM, but have even greater outcomes with PMs who have credentials and leadership skills. With our PM Leadership Development Program (PMLDP), we are excited to offer critical skill development to those already working to deliver projects on time and on budget.”

Lantern Three joins more than 1,500 R.E.P.s in more than 80 countries. These organizations include commercial training providers, academic institutions, and corporate training departments within corporations and government agencies. 

About Lantern Three

Lantern Three is a consultancy that provides pragmatic solutions at the intersection of people, process, and technology. Since 2009, our certified professionals have successfully led dozens of projects, designed and implemented large enterprise systems, reengineered business processes, delivered business intelligence and disaster recovery solutions. Our PMOLeader initiative is committed to cultivate leadership skills in project managers. Our principals also offer mentoring, one-on-one coaching, and a number of assessments.

Visit us on the web at www.LanternThree.com, www.PMOLeader.com, www.facebook.com/lanternthreellc/, and on Twitter @LanternThree and @PMOLeader

About Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.

Visit us at www.PMI.org, www.facebook.com/PMInstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

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