Current Available Online Certifications:

Localization Project Management Certification

Localization Project Management Certification

The Localization Project Management (LPM) Certification Program has been updated in the summer of 2019 and is a combination of 22 self-paced, online learning modules combined with 10 interviews with industry leaders, 24 quizzes, 2 practice tests, and a 2 hour certification exam. All modules can be viewed on a computer, tablet or smartphone by accessing Litmos through the device’s browser.

There will be additional training in the form of either a 2-day workshop (Classical version) or 3 online assignments and a review webinar (Online version). Please see the chart below that compares both versions of the program. There is a button below for each option that will take you to additional information and registration information. All sessions are taught in English.

A complete curriculum list is available here.

As a R.E.P. (Registered Education Provider), The Localization Institute has been approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to issue 18 professional development units (PDUs) for this course. You can use the hours spent on the Localization Project Management Online Training program as PDUs if you are a certified PMP®, or use the hours as credits if you applying to be a PMP®.


PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc


Over 300 students have taken this course including companies such as Amazon, Blizzard, Citrix, Cook Medical, Google, IBM, Intel, Medtronic, Microsoft, NetApp, Netflix, Nintendo, Nokia, PayPal, SAP, Sony Computer Entertainment, and many more.

The methodology used in this certification program is based on the internationally recognized project management standard “A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK ® Guide)”, Sixth Edition by the Project Management Institute, with adaptations for the localization industry. In addition, there are modules on internationalization, localization and globalization concepts, global communication and managing virtual teams, localization maturity, the Project Management Institute, machine translation including neural MT, the localization supply chain, localization in an Agile environment, and community translation. The latest program updates were completed in the fall of 2018.

A complete curriculum list is available here.

Global Digital Marketing & Localization Certification

Do you want to become an effective marketer in this global digital economy?

With the Global Digital Marketing & Localization Certificate – You will increase your understanding of global digital marketing and localization at a strategic level and establish expertise in the five core areas of global digital marketing:

  • Global Digital Media Marketing (Web/Social Media/Search)
  • SEO
  • Content Marketing
  • Localizing Digital Media for different countries
  • Implementing Global Digital Media Marketing Campaigns

Study Online, At Your Own Pace
35 Hours of online modules and self-paced training that you complete within 90 days of enrollment.

Global Branding & Marketing Certification



This Is One Of The Most Unique Offerings Combining Strategic Insights
From Global Branding & Global Marketing. Broad Topics Include:


  1.   Gain insights for avoiding global branding and marketing blunders
  2.   Optimize Global Branding strategies based on brand architecture, positioning, and simplicity.
  3.   Formulate strategies for making your global brand experience memorable and authentic
  4.   Apply universal values to enhance the global brand appeal
  5.   Develop cultural & business acumen to localize & hyperlocalize global branding and marketing