Behind every successful project is a highly skilled project manager who probably holds some form of certification. Project management certifications have long been a way for project professionals to demonstrate their level of knowledge, experience, and competency; to lead, plan, budget, schedule, execute and deliver complex projects.

There are a number of options for project management certifications out there and it can be confusing as to which one to pursue. There are no right or wrong certifications, but some carry more significance than others. Below is my pick for the five best choices in Australia.