Project Management in Spain – monthly report


By Alfonso Bucero

International Correspondent & Editorial Advisor

Madrid, Spain

PMI closed 2013 with around 440.000 members worldwide. And the amount of PMPs over the world were 595.000 at the end of 2013. In Spain, we are 5.350 members in total. The number of  PMPs at the end of 2013 was 5.800. The PMI Madrid Chapter, after some slow growth during June, July and August,  it grew up by the end of 2013 overcoming 1.480 members. Regarding PMPs, the PMI Madrid Chapter closed 2013 with 1.100 certified professionals.

Excluding the new Chapters and the potential ones, the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter, with a growth of  267 socios during 2013, ended 2013 in the ranking number four worldwide with a bigger growth regarding their membership in absolute terms.

PMI worldwide (December 31st, 2013):

  • PMI membership: 439.689, 10,63% growth since january 2013
  • PMP certifications: 594.603, 16,49% growth since Janaury 1st
  • CAPM certifications: 24.450, 21,30% growth since January 1st 2013
PMI in Spain (December 31st, 2013):

  • PMI membership: 5.355, 52,96% growth since January 1st 2013
  • PMP certifications: 5.796, 49,84% growth since January 1st, 2013
  • CAPM certifications: 300, 54,64% growth since January 1st, 2013


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About the Author

flag-spainalfonso-buceroAlfonso Bucero 

Contributing Editor

International Correspondent – Spain

Alfonso Bucero, MSc, PMP, PMI-RMP, PMI Fellow, is an International Correspondent and Contributing Editor for the PM World Journal in Madrid, Spain. Mr. Bucero is also founder and Managing Partner of BUCERO PM Consulting.  Alfonso was the founder, sponsor and president of the PMI Barcelona Chapter until April 2005, and belongs to PMI’s LIAG (Leadership Institute Advisory Group).  He was the past President of the PMI Madrid Spain Chapter, and now nominated as a PMI EMEA Region 8 Component Mentor. Alfonso has a Computer Science Engineering degree from Universidad Politécnica in Madrid and is studying for his Ph.D. in Project Management. He has 29 years of practical experience and is actively engaged in advancing the PM profession in Spain and throughout Europe. He received the PMI Distinguished Contribution Award on October 9th, 2010 and the PMI Fellow Award on October 22nd 2011.  Mr. Bucero can be contacted at [email protected].