Requirements

Knowledge

  • Specialist knowledge in accordance with ICB4
  • Methods & processes of the latest pm baseline

 

Experience

  • At least 900 person days (PD) (=5 years) of experience as a project manager with overall responsibility on very complex projects – so-called “mega projects” including
  • at least 540 person days (=3 years) of experience as a project manager on projects at a strategic level
  • The candidate must explain in the application form why, in his or her opinion, these projects fulfil the complexity and strategic relevance criteria for certification as a Project Director pma/IPMA Level A. The complexity and strategic level of these projects will then be evaluated by assessors.
  • Examples of very complex projects (=mega projects) are: Construction of a hospital or airport, organising a bid for the Olympic Games, setting up a data centre, ...

 

Certification process

Process pma certification Level A Project Director zPD

 

Participation in a compulsory certification briefing

  • Time to be agreed individually with the assessor

 

Certification fee

The fee for certification as a Project Director for

  • pma members is EUR 2,618.00 (incl. 10% VAT), except for pma young crew members
  • Non-members is EUR 2,915.00 (incl. 10% VAT)

 

Registration

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Preparation

To prepare for certification as a Project Director you should study the IPMA Competence Baseline (ICB4), the latest pma baseline & supplementary literature.

 

In addition, you can also prepare with the help of:

  • Seminars run by pma training partners,
  • PM training programmes at institutions of higher education
  • PM seminars at educational and training institutions
  • Independent study