All questions and answers on the subject "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)"

Are there any trainings that help me preparing 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 have the opportunity to send a request via our certification assistant to find the best trainer for you.

What are the advantages of having "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certification?

"Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certification verifies that your knowledge and competence have been tested and confirmed by the IAPM International Association of Project Managers, an independent and international project management organisation. When bidding for training contracts, being a member of an expert network like the IAPM can be a decisive advantage. The IAPM also sends enquiries about training partners directly to its certified trainers.

What are the requirements for a "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certificate?

If you want to train people for traditional IAPM certifications (Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM), Certified Project Manager (IAPM), Certified Senior Project Manager (IAPM)) you will have to obtain Certified Senior Project Manager (IAPM) certification (with a score of at least 75%).    If you want to train people for agile IAPM certifications (Cert. Junior Agile Project Manager, Certified Agile Project Manager (IAPM), Certified Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM)) you will have to obtain Certified Senior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification (with a score of at least 75%).   If you want to train people for international IAPM certifications (Certified International Project Manager (IAPM)) you will have to obtain Certified International Project Manager (IAPM) certification (with a score of at least 75%).    Then click here to register for "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM ) certification in the field that you want to provide training in. Now you have to provide proof of your training experience. You will be requested to provide the following information in a form:   The number of hours that you have worked as trainer/lecturer/teacher etc. in the past five years. A list of 5 courses with course name and content, number of participants and reference provider, duration and client. Total number of course participants (approx.). You can also request the IAPM to recognize an equivalent certificate from another project management association. However, if you opt for certificate recognition, you will still have to take the relevant IAPM examination and achieve a score of at least 75%. The examination fee is included in the trainer fee. You do not incur any additional costs for the certification examination, and it helps the IAPM to guarantee that its trainers all satisfy its high knowledge requirements. If you select this option and your certificate has been recognized by the IAPM, fill in this form and we’ll send further information to you by e-mail. 

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What does the "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certification cost?

There are currently three different types of trainer certificates: "Certified Agile Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" for the IAPM’s agile certifications, "Certified Traditional Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" for the IAPM’s traditional certifications and "Certified International Project Management Trainer (IAPM) for the international certification. The costs depend on which and how many of the trainer certifications you want to obtain. If you scroll up there is a function that will show you how much the certifications cost. There will be additional costs for IAPM certification examinations or certificate recognition, which you will need before you can apply for a trainer certificate.

What is a self-test?

The self-test is a stand-alone test that is independent of the actual certification exam. It gives you the opportunity to prepare for the certification exam in the form of a preparatory test. The self-test is not an exam and the result will not affect your final exam score. It is designed to help you identify areas of deficiency in your knowledge. For a self-test related to your desired certification, you can register here. There is a charge for taking the test. Once you have completed the self-test, you will receive an email from us within three working days with an evaluation of your test and recommendations on how to address any gaps in your knowledge. You can then decide whether to take your certification exam now, or to study on your own or attend a preparatory training course at one of our IAPM Training Partners. Please note that you can only take the self-test once and that the access link to the self-test is valid for 12 months from the date of registration. In the case of the Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Certified Junior Agile Project Manager (IAPM) certification, the preparatory test is called a "pre-test", and the cost of the pre-test is already included in the certification fee for the Certified Junior Project Manager (IAPM) or Certified Junior Agile Project Manager.

Who is "Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certification intended for?

"Certified Project Management Trainer (IAPM)" certification is for anyone who would like to give courses in traditional, agile and/or international project management that prepare people for IAPM certifications. Proof of experience as trainer/lecturer/teacher has to be provided.

Why is it not possible to receive the certificate as a hard copy?

For ecological and sustainability reasons, we no longer offer printed certificates, i.e. our certificates are only available in digital form. Therefore, it is unfortunately not possible to send you the certificate by mail. Furthermore, as an internationally operating organisation, a worldwide shipment is linked to some challenges for us. Even if you are located in Liechtenstein, we unfortunately cannot make any exceptions. However, you can have your certificate printed on high-quality paper on your own and show this certificate to your manager or when applying for a job. Your certificate can of course be validated.

You have registered for a test, sent a question via contact form or similar and are waiting for an answer?

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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.

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