Certified people


IPMA Level A-D


You have broad knowledge of project management competences, can work in project teams and take on specific project management tasks. You will find more detailed information than that provided below in the certification guideline IPMA Level D.

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Certified Project Management Associate IPMA® Level D

Admission criteria

Certified Project Management Associate IPMA® Level D

No practical experience in project management is required with the application.

Certification process

The following table shows the certification process:

StageActivityExecution byApproximate duration
1Application to obtain the certificate  
 Submit application with self-assessmentCandidate 
 Invite candidate to the written examVZPM 
2Written exam  
 Complete written examCandidate3 hours
 Evaluate exam and announce exam resultVZPM4-5 weeks


Exam environmentCHF
Price for individual participation in public exams900.00
Price for participation in company exams (1)800.00
Price for participation in exams at educational institutions (1)440.00

(1) Please refer to our Fee Schedule for the conditions to be met for the prices to be granted to companies/educational institutions.

Unemployed and students can complete the certification at the price of the educational institutions. A proof of unemployment or a copy of the student identity card must be submitted with the application.