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IPMA Level A-D

IPMA LEVEL B

You are able to manage complex projects, programmes or portfolios. You will find more detailed information than that provided below in the certification guideline IPMA Level B.

 

Certified Senior Project Manager IPMA® Level B

Certified Senior Programme Manager IPMA® Level B

Certified Senior Portfolio Manager IPMA® Level B

Admission criteria

Certified Senior Project Manager IPMA® Level B

Over the past 8 years, at least 5 years' experience as a project manager, of which at least 3 years in a responsible leadership function managing complex projects.

 

Certified Senior Programme Manager IPMA® Level B

Over the past 8 years, at least 5 years' experience as a programme manager, of which at least 3 years in a responsible leadership function managing complex programmes.

 

Certified Senior Portfolio Manager IPMA® Level B

Over the past 8 years, at least 5 years' experience as a portfolio manager, of which at least 3 years in a responsible leadership function managing complex portfolios.

Certification process

The certification process usually takes eight to nine months.

StageActivityExecution byApproximate duration
1Application to obtain the certificate  
 Submit application including professional career, project, programme and/or portfolio list, references and self-assessmentCandidate 
 Check application and announce admission ruling, if positive then demand Executive Summary Report VZPM2-3 weeks
 Prepare and submit Executive Summary Report (templates projectprogrammeportfolio management)Candidate1 month
 Assess Executive Summary Report and announce definitive admission to the certificationVZPM3-4 weeks
2Written exam  
 Complete written examCandidate3 houres
 Evaluate exam and announce exam resultVZPM4-5 weeks
3Report  
 Prepare and submit report (templates projectprogrammeportfolio management)Candidate6-8 weeks
 Assess report and announce result of assessmentVZPM1 month
4Interview  
 Complete interviewCandidate2 houres
 Conduct definitive assessment of the certification and announce result VZPM2-3 weeks

 

The templates provided by us must be used.

Filling out the certification application form

Please watch the video to fill out the certification application.

 

Price

Certification process stepsCHF
Application for certification200.00
Executive Summary Report (1)500.00
Written exam800.00
Report (2)900.00
Interview1'500.00
Certification IPMA Level B3'900.00


(1) CHF 300.00 for the second version of the Executive Summary Report
(2) CHF 500.00 for the second version of the Report

If you have a valid IPMA Level C or D certificate or one that expired a maximum of 6 months ago, the total price is reduced by CHF 600 or CHF 300 respectively. For further information, please see our Fee Schedule.