The IAPM certifications for project managers

All certifications at a glance

The chart shows the IAPM’s certifications in various project management disciplines (traditional and agile project management). Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM)Certified Project Manager (IAPM)Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) and Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM) are certifications which confirm the holder’s theoretical project management knowledge. 

Certified Senior Project Manager (IAPM) and Certified Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) confirm the holder’s theoretical project management knowledge plus at least 5 years of professional experience in project management (this is a requirement for admission to the certification examination).
IAPM certificate holders* are also eligible for Certified International Project Manager (IAPM) certification which confirms their theoretical knowledge in the field of international project management. 

*) Except Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM) and Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certificate holders
The chart shows the certification levels of the IAPM
The chart shows the certification levels of the IAPM

Trainer competence

The IAPM also offers certification for its training partners, Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM).

The IAPM certification

The certification can be taken via a reputable online examination procedure. The costs are based on the gross domestic product of your country of origin.


Which certification suits you best?

For better readability, we usually only use the generic masculine form in our texts. Nevertheless, the expressions refer to members of all genders.

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