Certified International Project Manager (IAPM)

The certification for project managers in an international environment

Frequently Asked Questions about this certification

Who should take the certif​ica​tion?

  • People who aspire a career as a project manager in the intern​ational context.

What are the requirements for being eligible to take this exam?

It is required that you hold one of the following IAPM certifications:

Where is the certif​ication exam taken?

  • Online via Classmarker (stable internet connection required).
  • You can use all major operating systems or smart devices.

What are the exam contents?

The questions are multiple-choice questions with one or more correct answers and right/wrong questions.

  • Projects in a globalised world
  • Aspects of an international project
  • International competencies
  • Cultural dimensions
  • Project phases
  • Environment and stakeholder analysis
  • Project organisation
  • Decision making processes
  • Team development
  • Communication culture
  • Project control
  • Risk management
  • Conflict management
  • Quality management
  • Supplier management
  • Management role in the project
  • Quick reference guides
You don't know the terms yet? No problem, our preparation recommendation will assist you in learning everything you need to know. You can find our recommendation for preparation below.

How many questions need to be answered and how much time do I have?

  • 80 questions
  • 60 minutes

What is the percentage of correctly answered questions to pass?

  • 65 %

Can the exam be retaken?

  • Yes, you can repeat the exam twice with new questions. After not-pa­ssing the exam the second time, you need to wait 12 months before taking the exam a third time.
  • Costs will be re-inc­urred.

What does the certification cost?

The fee depends on your citizenship. This ensures that project managers of all nations can afford our certifications. Our certifications are offered without preparatory training. You can find our recommendation for optimal preparation with self-study further below.

Please select your citizenship to view the fee that applies to you.
Please note: We use commas as decimal separators instead of dots.
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