Professional Associations & University Affiliations
The following professional associations and universities review ESI’s content and endorse programs for either continuing education, certification or as part of a certificate program.
The George Washington University
Since 1984, ESI International has partnered with The George Washington University (GW) to deliver professional courses that achieve the highest standard of academic excellence. As an elite educational provider and one of the most respected universities in the world, GW has prepared students for leadership for almost 190 years.
Project Management Institute (PMI®)
As a Registered Education Provider (REP) and Registered Consultant Program (RCP) participant for PMI®, ESI offers contact hours, Professional Development Units (PDUs) and business consulting services for the largest project management association in the world.
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®)
ESI has been involved with the IIBA since its inception. We are a founding sponsor and an Endorsed Education Provider (EEP™) of IIBA.
National Contract Management Association
ESI is pleased to be an NCMA Educational Partner. NCMA is a long-standing, membership-based professional society for procurement professionals.
Defense Acquisition University (DAU)
ESI’s curriculum of equivalency courses authorized by DAU is designed to help personnel throughout the government keep up with the ever-increasing demands of the acquisition environment.
State of Texas
ESI International is eligible to provide training within the State of Texas for those individuals whose organizations sponsor and pay for training.
US General Services Administration (GSA)
ESI and GSA have a long-running relationship to bring the most effective, affordable training to the U.S. federal government.
Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI)
Established in 1976 under the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, the Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) fosters and promotes the development of a federal acquisition workforce through Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC) programs. ESI has developed a full suite of FAC-P/PM, FAC-COR, and FAC-C curriculum to assist your agency in aligning OFPPs/FAI’s federal policy compliance requirements with strategic and mission-oriented performance goals, and establish consistent competencies and standards for those performing acquisition-related work in civilian agencies. Our FAC-PPM and FAC-COR courses are fully verified by FAI.*
*Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) verified certification courses have been reviewed by FAI and verified the courses properly align to the applicable Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) competency model and Federal certification policy.