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November 15, 2019

India’s first & only PMI-GAC Accredited Program, MBA-CPM From RICS SBE

Get First time PMI-GAC accredited MBA program in construction management in India only from RICS SBE Amity University which is supported by leading Real Estate, Construction & Infrastructure firms as well as the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India.

RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE) has been established in 2013 by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in collaboration with Amity University, Noida. RICS is a global professional body promoting and enforcing the highest international standards in the valuation, management and development of land, real estate, construction and infrastructure. RICS SBE is offering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Construction, Real Estate & Infrastructure. It also serves as a hub for research and development of technical expertise in built environment.

RICS SBE is supported by leading Real Estate, Construction & Infrastructure firms as well as the Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India. It is a department of Amity University’s Noida and Mumbai campus and has enrolled 2500+ students till date. The School aims to bridge the skills gap by delivering industry ready professionals set up in response to a strong call from the industry to address the challenge of the shortage of skilled professionals.

 What is GAC?

The Global Accreditation Centre for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is an independent academic accreditation body with policies, procedures, and standards for project, program, portfolio management and related programs at the bachelor’s, post graduate and doctoral degree levels.

The mission of GAC is to advance excellence in education worldwide, while its primary objective is to ensure that GAC accredited programs prepare students to meet the current and anticipated needs of businesses and government organizations for qualified professionals working in the field.

 PMI Accreditation - What it means and Why it matters?

PMI-GAC accredited 125+ such programs globally across 65+ Institutions; 25+ programs across 15 institutions in Asia. MBA-CPM of RICS SBE is the first ever program accredited by PMI-GAC in India.

Project Management Institute (PMI), world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession, has awarded scholarships to select students enrolled in the (RICS SBE) MBA in Construction Project Management program at the School. The scholarships were awarded basis merit, as measured through academic and extracurricular performance

The growing number of independent project management degree programs made obvious the need for standardization of third-party measures of quality which gave rise to PMI GAC. 

Benefits of a PMI Certification:

Project management certification safeguards a wide-reaching standardization of skills and knowledge associated with meeting organizational goals. Professional certification ensures that project managers are prepared to meet the demands of any project they encounter.

Five Reasons for Earning a PMI Certification:

1. Global Recognition
PMI certifications identify your project management abilities, skills and knowledge. PMI serves as neutral authorization of your project management proficiency and specialized experience on a global level.
2. Demonstrated Excellence:

PMI accreditations reflect achievement and show that you have established excellence in the area by meeting standard requirements recognized by global project management practitioners.

3. Greater Salary
PMI certifications lead to better earnings. Salary increases because of their certification status.
4. More Career Opportunities:

PMI certifications lead to career advancement and career opportunities. PMI's certifications identify you as an expert who has an experience in specialised areas of practice based on industry standards

5. Competitive Advantage:

PMI certifications manage to give you a competitive advantage within the job market because the certifications can distinguish you from others within your industry.

Project management skills are in demand as project management is one of the top three skills that the employers are looking for.


PMI brings value for more than three million professionals employed in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further mature the project management profession through globally-recognized standards, certifications, communities, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses and networking opportunities.

According to the latest report by ILO, India has an estimated 18.6 million jobless in the country this year which will increase to 18.9 million in 2019

Overall, the improvement in the employability factor will have three key impacts—one, the competitiveness of graduates will improve, more quality employment will be demanded, sharpening the jobs debate in India, and third, industries will find it easier to get a job-ready workforce.


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