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Are there any costs for downloading the IAPM PM Guides?

Downloading the PM Guides 2.0 is free of charge. There are no fees.

Are there any training that prepare myself for the Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the exam for certification as Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Are there any trainings that help me preparing for the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the certification exam for the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Are there any trainings that help me preparing me for the Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the certification exam for the Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you will find currently listed seminar dates of our licenced training partners. There you also have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Are there any trainings that prepare me for the Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the exam for the certification as Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you will find currently listed seminar dates of our licenced training partners. There you also have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Are there any trainings that prepare me for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the  exam for the certification as Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you will find currently listed seminar dates of our licenced training partners. There you also have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Are there any trainings that prepare myself for the Cert. Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Yes, we work together with project management trainers, whose seminar contents are focused on the exam for the certification as Cert. Project Manager (IAPM). On our website you have the opportunity to find a coach in your area.

Can I have the pre-test for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) several times?

No, the pre-test can only be taken once. This test is only intended to determine your level of knowledge before taking the actual certification exam. But if you do not pass the certification exam, you can sign up for certification again. Here you also get the opportunity to take a pre-test again.

Can I repeat the appropriate self-test associated with my certification?

No, the self-test can only be taken once. This test is only used to determine your level of knowledge before taking the actual certification exam. However, if you do not pass the certification test, you can re-register for certification. The costs for the test are incurred again. If you do not pass this test either, you will have to wait 12 months. If you fail the test again, you will not be eligible for any further IAPM certification tests and will not be able to take it again.

Can I repeat the pre-test for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)?

No, the pre-test can only be taken once. This test is only intended to determine your level of knowledge before taking the actual certification exam. But if you do not pass the certification exam, you can sign up for certification again. Here you also get the opportunity to take a pre-test again.

Does the result of the pre-test influence the exam of the certification as Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)?

No, your pre-test result is completely independent of your certification exam result. The pre-test reflects your current state of knowledge and should help you to overcome deficits.

Does the result of the pre-test influence the examination of the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM)?

No, your pre-test result is completely independent of your certification exam result. The pre-test reflects your current state of knowledge and should help you to overcome deficits.

Does the result of the self-test affect the certification test?

No, your self-test result is completely independent of your certification exam result. The self-test reflects your current level of knowledge and should help you to identify and compensate your deficits before taking the actual certification exam.

How can I prepare for the Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. You can find a training partner near you here.

In order to test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a self-test. The self-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the self-test, you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the self-test does not affect the result of the certification.

How can I prepare for the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the International PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. You can find a training partner near you here.

In order to test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a self-test. The self-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the self-test, you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the self-test does not affect the result of the certification.

How can I prepare for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam.

Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. You can find a training partner in your area here.

To test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a pre-test. The pre-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the pre-test you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the pre-test does not affect the result of the certification. The pre-test is already automatically included in the certification costs for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM).

How can I prepare for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. 

To test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a pre-test. The pre-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the pre-test you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the pre-test does not affect the result of the certification. The pre-test is already automatically included in the certification costs for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM).

How can I prepare for the Cert. Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the PM-Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. 

In order to test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a self-test. The self-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the self-test, you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the self-test does not affect the result of the certification.

How can I prepare for the Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. You can find a training partner near you here.

In order to test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a self-test. The self-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the self-test, you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the self-test does not affect the result of the certification.

How can I prepare for the Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam?

You have the opportunity to prepare for certification on your own. In our extensive bibliography you will find numerous literature suggestions. In any case, you should download the PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. Furthermore, you can prepare for your certification in the form of a seminar with one of our certified training partners. In these seminars you will learn all relevant contents in a clear and practical way. You can find a training partner near you here.

In order to test and possibly improve your knowledge in advance, we offer you the opportunity to take a self-test. The self-test is an online test that is usefully taken before the actual certification exam. It serves to determine in which subject areas you still have knowledge deficits. After passing the self-test, you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action. The result of the self-test does not affect the result of the certification.

How do I register for the appropriate self-test associated with my certification?

You can register for your self-test using the online registration form on our website. After sending the registration you will receive the corresponding invoice. This must be paid within 30 days. After receipt of payment you will receive by
 e-mail your personal IAPM Identification Code (IAPMIC) and your access link. This allows you to register for the self-test. From receipt of the invoice you have 6 months time to take the self-test.

How many questions do I have to answer during the pre-test of the Cert. Junior Project Managers (IAPM)?

For the pre-test, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How many questions do I have to answer for the self-test regarding agile project management?

For the self-test in agile project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How many questions do I have to answer for the self-test regarding international project management?

For the self-test concerning international project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How many questions do I have to answer for the self-test regarding the traditional project management?

For the self-test concerning traditional project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How many questions do I have to answer in the pre-test of the Cert. Junior Agile Project Managers (IAPM)?

For the pre-test, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How much is the Pre-Test for Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

The pre-test does not cause any additional costs for you; it is included in the fees for Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification. Please note that you can only take the pre-test once.

How much is the Pre-Test for Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

The pre-test does not cause any additional costs for you; it is included in the fees for Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification. Please note that you can only take the pre-test once.

How much is the self-test?

The IAPM as an international, world-wide association wants to give as many people as possible the possibility of a certification. Since income varies widely from country to country, for the IAPM the gross domestic product of the country, the prospective examinee holds the citizenship, counts as basis for the certification and self-test costs. Here you can see the cost of certification depending on your citizenship.

How much time do I have to answer self-test questions in international project management?

For the self-test concerning international project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How much time do I have to answer the questions during the self-test in the traditional project management?

For the self-test concerning traditional project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

How much time do I have to answer the self-test questions in agile project management?

For the self-test in agile project management, 25 questions must be answered within 20 minutes.

Is the complemention of the pre-test for certification as Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) required?

No. The pre-test is voluntary and is already included in the cost of the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM). We recommend you to use this facility to obtain an independent assessment of your knowledge prior to taking the actual certification exam. Please note that you can only take the pre-test once.

Is the implementation of the Pre-Test for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification mandatory?

No. The pre-test is voluntary and is in the cost of certification as Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) already included. We recommend that you use this option to obtain an independent assessment of your level of knowledge before taking the actual certification exam. Please note that you can only take the pre-test once.

Is the implementation of the self-test for certification mandatory?

No. The self-test is voluntary. We recommend that you use this facility to obtain an independent assessment of your knowledge prior to taking the actual certification exam. Please note that you can only take the self-test per certification process once.

What are the PM Guides of the IAPM?

The respective PM Guide is a guide that lists and discusses all the topics that are needed as a basis for carrying out a traditional, agile or international project. Moreover, the guides also provide the educational requirements of the respective IAPM certification.

What is a self-test?

The self-test is an autonomous test independent of the actual certification exam. Therefore you have the opportunity to prepare for certification in the form of a preparation test. The self-test is not an exam and the result does not affect your final exam result. It serves only for determing, in which learning areas there are still deficits in knowledge.

You can register here for a self-test associated with your desired certification.

After taking the self-test, you will receive an e-mail within three working days from us with the evaluation of your test and appropriate recommendations for action to close any knowledge gaps. Afterwards, you can decide whether you would like to take your certification exam now or whether you would like to deepen your knowledge even further in self-study or during a preparatory presence seminar of one of our IAPM training partners. Please note that you can only take the self-test once and the access link for the self-test is valid for 6 months from receipt of the invoice.

In case of the certification as Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM), the self-test is called a "pre-test", the cost of the pre-test is already automatically included in the certification fee of the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager.

What is the difference between the pre-test and a self-test?

The preparation test for Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) and Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) is called a pre-test. The preparation test for all other certifications is called the self-test. However, the purpose is the same: you can take a self-test or pre-test before the actual certification test in order to test your knowledge and correct certain deficits. In terms of content, the questions of the respective preparation test are coordinated with the desired certification. The costs for the pre-test are already included in the certification fee for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) and the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM), for all other certifications there are separate costs for the self-test.

What is the pre-test?

The pre-test is a preparation test for certification as Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM). This test does not cost separately, it is already included in the certification fee for Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM), in contrast to the so-called "self-tests" of the other IAPM certifications. These must be paid separately.

The pre-test is not an exam and the result does not affect your final exam result. It only serves to determine in which areas of learning there are still knowledge deficits.
After passing the pre-test you will receive an e-mail from us with the evaluation of your test and corresponding recommendations for action to close any gaps in your knowledge. Then you can decide whether you want to take your Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM), or whether you would like to deepen your knowledge through self-study or a preparatory seminar with one of our IAPM training partners. Please note that you can only take the pre-test once and the access link for the pre-test and the certification test is valid for 6 months from receipt of the invoice.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a comprehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as specific in-depth literature, with which you can rely on the exam of the certification as Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM). In any case, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a comprehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as specific in-depth literature, with which you can rely on the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam. In any case, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the International PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a comprehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as specific in-depth literature, with which you can rely on the exam of the certification as Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM). In any case, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website contains a comprehensive bibliography that includes recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as background literature which helps you to prepare for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification exam. In any case, we recommend to read the PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a compehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations for traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find both comprehensive guidance systems and specific in-depth literature with which you can prepare yourself for the certification as Cert. Project Manager (IAPM). In any case, however, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a comprehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as specific in-depth literature, with which you can rely on the exam of the certification as Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM). In any case, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Where can I find literature that will help me preparing for the Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Our website provides a comprehensive bibliography. This contains recommendations on traditional, agile and international project management. There you will find standard references as well as specific in-depth literature, with which you can rely on the certification exam of Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM). In any case, we recommend that you read and learn the contents of the PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version.

Which PM Guides are offered by the IAPM?

The IAPM offers the following PM Guides:

PM Guide 2.0: This covers the topics of traditional project management.
Agile PM Guide 2.0: This covers the topics of agile project management.
International PM Guide 2.0: This covers the topics of international project management.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Agile Project Manager (IAPM) forms the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. International Project Manager (IAPM) forms the International PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the International PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) forms the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Junior Project Manager (IAPM) forms the
PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam You can download the PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Project Manager (IAPM) forms the PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the PM Guide 2.0 free of charge. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) forms the Agile PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the Agile PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Which subject areas do I have to master for the Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certification?

Basis for certification as Cert. Senior Project Manager (IAPM) forms the PM Guide 2.0 of the IAPM in its current version. This guide lists and describes all topics relevant to the exam. You can download the PM Guide 2.0 for free. Further literature can be found in our extensive bibliography.

Why is a preparation training for the exam not mandatory for an IAPM certification?

In order to give as many project managers as possible the opportunity for certification, the IAPM would like to give the prospective examinees the freedom to prepare for the certification individually, according to their personal circumstances and preferences. Whether the examinee acquires knowledge in the form of seminars or in self-study does not matter.
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