There are several ways to learn Project DPro and apply to your projects. If you are looking for a training organization, visit our directory and search for the one that best attends your needs. If you are interested in a self-study pathway, please check the resources and options below. You can download the PMD Pro Guide available free of cost in several different languages.

Important note: the Project D Pro Guide (PMD Pro 2nd Edition) has been recently launched. Most platforms still need to update their content to the second edition. Please have that in mind when studying through these platforms, as the certification exam is now based on the 2nd Edition.

PMD Pro Starter is a free mobile ready website and has been put together by LINGOs working together with Plan International, PM4NGOs and the Humanitarian Leadership Academy.  LINGOs team tried to break PMD Pro down into fifteen tools. Each tool has an explanation, a template, a short, two minute animated video and a short slide deck of three/four slides. Access the PMD Pro Starter mobile website at to watch the videos and download the content. makes cutting-edge professional development resources available to relief and development workers and volunteers – anywhere, anytime, at no cost.’s online learning library of more than 1,000 training resources is constantly expanding and covers core topics such as Humanitarianism, Program/Operations, Protection, Staff Welfare, Management and Leadership, Staff Safety & Security, and Soft Skills. is available as an open online learning portal for individuals to register on their own or for organizations looking to provide online training.

PMAP_Banner_TL_TrimProject Managers Against Poverty or PMAP is a not-for-profit organization for like-minded project managers who passionately believe in sharing their skills and experience to help reduce poverty worldwide. Through mentoring PMAP can pass on the vital skills and experience of professional project managers to their peers in the developing world. PMAP is a non-profit organisation and the services it provides are at no cost to all users.

Kaya is the global learning
platform of the Humanitarian Leadership Academy. You will find both online and in-person learning opportunities, which are completely free to access.