Requirements

Knowledge

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

 

Experience

  • At least 900 person days (1 year = 180 person days) of project management experience during the last 8 years, including
    • at least 540 person days as a project manager with overall responsibility on complex projects. The complexity is assessed using the Complexity Sheet when registering for certification. If you are unsure whether your projects meet the complexity criteria for Level B, use this assessment tool

 

Certification process

Process pma certification Level B Senior Project Manager zSPM

 

Participation in a compulsory (online) certification briefing

 

Certification fee

The fee for certification as a Senior Project Manager for

  • pma members is EUR 2,194.50 (incl. 10% VAT), except pma young crew members
  • Non-members is EUR 2,398.00 (incl. 10% VAT)

 

Preparation

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

 

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

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

 

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