Certification Process

Take the exam online & any time

PM² Center’s live online proctored exams platform allow applicants to undertake the exams from the comfort of their office or home.

Applicants may take their certification exam after they have received their exam credentials either by registering online, or by using a prepaid voucher code. Once logged-in, candidates are required to establish their identity following the procedures outlined in the registration section to obtain access to the  link, dates, and times of the exam. All exams are proctored live and videos of the exams are recorded and can be reviewed. In the case where a suspected violation occurs, appropriate procedures are triggered to protect the integrity of the examination process.

System requirements:

Please note that for this type of online proctored examinations, applicants are required to have a webcam on in order to be able to take the exam. The webcam remains in use for the whole duration of the examination, and the video of the exam is reviewed before any certification is issued. PM² Center’s platform works with latest versions of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and other popular browsers.

Test Environment Requirements:

The online examination environment must conform to the following:

PM² Center Guide

  1. About the PM² Center Guide

    The particular guide provides information regarding the precise steps you need to take in order to connect to PM² Center website, navigate through it and participate in an exam.

    This guide applies only to the PM² Center website, which addresses to those who wish to participate in an exam and acquire a PM² Certification.

  2. How to create an account
    • In order to create an account, you have to perform the following steps:

      NOTE: It is suggested to use Google Chrome browser, in order to be able to participate in the exam you want.

      • Click on Register for free
      • Fill in your personal information (Title*, First Name*, Surname*, Email address*, Password*, Confirm Password*, Phone, Country*, Organisation Name, Gender, Date of Birth*, VAT Number).

      IMPORTANT: It is required to fill in all the fields with an asterisk. It is not mandatory to fill in the Organisation Name and the VAT Number, but if you belong to an organization you need to fill in those fields, in order to invoice.

      • Click Submit.
  3. How to activate your account
    • You will receive an e-mail asking you to activate your account. Click on Clicking Here.
    • You will be redirected to PM² Center’s website.
    • After your account’s confirmation, you will receive an e-mail informing you that your account has been activated.
  4. How to log in your account
    • Open an Internet Browser and load PM² Center 
    • Fill in your Email and your Password.
    • Click Login.
  5. How to logout
    • Click on your name that appears at the top menu bar.
    • Click on Logout.
  6. How to change your General or Contact Info
    • Click on your name that appears at the top menu.
    • Click on Profile.
    • Change the General Info (Title, First Name, Surname, Gender, Date of Birth, VAT Number), or the Contact Info (Email, Phone, Profile Image, Country, Organisation Name) that you want in the respective fields.
    • Click Save.
  7. How to change your password
    • Click on your name that appears at the top menu.
    • Click on Profile.
    • Click on Change Password.
    • Fill in your Current and your New Password, then Confirm the New Password in the respective fields.
    • Click on UPDATE.
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  8. Available Exams
    • Click on Available Exams that appears on the left side menu.
    • All Available Exams will appear in the center of your screen.
  9. Exam History
    • Click on Exam History that appears on the left side menu.
    • Your Exam History will appear in the center of your screen.
  10. Payment History
    • Click on Payment History that appears on the left side menu.
    • Your Payment History will appear in the center of your web page.
  11. Support
    • Click on Support that appears on the left side menu.
    • Type your Subject and your Message in the respective fields.
    • Click on Send.
  12. Settings
    • Click on Settings that appears on the left side menu.
    • Click on Profile if you want to make changes to your General or Contact Info.
    • Click on Password Management if you want to change your password.
    • Click on Payment History if you want to view the history of your payments.
  13. How to make a payment

    • Click on Available Exams that appears on the left side menu.
    • Click on Register Now on the particular exam that you want to complete.
    • If you have a Coupon Code (Voucher Code), fill it in the respective field and click on APPLY.
    • Click on PayPal.

    • If you want to pay with PayPal:

    1. Enter your email or mobile phone in the respective field.

    2. Click on Next.

    3. Fill in your credit or debit card details (Country/Region, Card number, Expiration date, CSC, First name, Last name) in the respective fields.

    4. Fill in your billing address and your contact information in the respective fields.

    5. Choose whether you would like to create a PayPal account or not and click on Pay Now.

    • If you want to pay with a Bank Account or Credit Card:

    1. Click on Pay with a Bank Account or Credit Card.

    2. Follow the same procedure described earlier regarding payment with PayPal.

  14. How to claim a Voucher

    If you are entitled to a PM² Voucher:

    • Click on Available Exams that appears on the left side menu.
    • Click on Register Now on the particular exam that you want to complete.
    • Click on Claim your voucher here.
    • Fill in the requested information (Title, First Name, Last Name, Email, Country, Name of Organization, Position, Certificate, Your Message) in the respective fields.
    • Click on Request a Voucher.
  15. How to participate in the Exams
    • IMPORTANT:
    1. In order to take the exam, it is required to take and upload a clear picture of your face and a proof of identity (Accepted documents: National ID card, Passport, Driving license, Employer identification card in English, Academic ID). Therefore, you need to be in a well-lit place and to have a camera, allow your browser access to your camera.
    2. It is advised to use Google Chrome browser only.
    3. The exam should not be taken in the incognito/private mode.
    4. Make sure you start the Exam on time, this is an automated system and your Exam will be submitted by default at the end of your time slot.
    5. Please do not try to minimize or move out of the exam window screen. Your exam will be automatically submitted after a warning and you will not be able to retake it.
    6. Please do not press any shortcut keys (CTRL+C, CTRL+V, etc) or Windows key. Also you may not get out of the camera's frame. Your exam will be automatically submitted after a warning and you will not be able to retake it.
    7. If during the examination your connection is interrupted for any reason, please contact us by email (support@pm2.center). We will review your case and, if applicable, we will provide you with a voucher in order to retake the exam.
    8. In case you have any other issue, you can send a message to your invigilator by clicking on Chat icon, which is located at the bottom right corner.
    • Click on Available Exams that appears on the left side of your web page.
    • Click on Register Now on the particular exam that you want to complete.
    • Click on PayPal and follow the procedure described earlier in the payment chapter, or apply your Voucher.
    • Select date and time for the exam, by selecting the option that suits you from the list and clicking on SUBMIT.

    NOTE: You can find available dates to take the exam up to one month in advance.

    • Position yourself at the center of the frame and take a clear picture of your face by clicking on Capture. In case you are not satisfied with the picture, you can try again. Once you are ready press Next.
    • Place a valid Identification Card (Accepted documents: National ID card, Passport, Driving license, Employer identification card in English, Academic ID at the center of the frame and take a clear picture of it by clicking on Capture. If you are not satisfied with the picture, you can try again.
    • If you prefer, you can upload a picture of your Identification Card by clicking on Select file.
    • Click on Next once you are ready.
    • Read carefully the exam’s instructions and once you are ready click on I have read the Instructions.
    • You can change the size of the text by clicking on A+ if you want it bigger, or on A- if you want it smaller, which appear at the top right of your web page.
    • You can view your remaining time in order to complete the exam at the top right corner of your screen.
    • Answer the question and then click on Next. The question will be marked as Attended.

    NOTE: It is not mandatory to answer all the questions in turn. You can navigate from question to question and answer in any order you want.

    • You can view and answer any question you want by clicking on the corresponding number in the table located on the right side of your screen.
    • If you want to change an answer click on Clear.
    • If you find the content of a question to be incorrect, click on Flag in order to mark it as Tagged.
    • You can still answer the question that seems incorrect and it will be marked as Tagged & Attended.
    • Once you have completed the exam, click on Submit Exam.
    • Once you submit the exam, a warning will appear on your screen showing you the remaining time you have in order to complete it and asking you if you are sure that you want to proceed with submitting your exam. In case you want to return to the exam click on Cancel, while in case you want to continue with the exam’s submission click on Ok.
    • When you submit your exam, you will be asked to give your feedback. Write your comments in the corresponding box and click on Submit.
  16. How to view your Exam’s results
    • Click on Exam History that appears on the left side menu.
    • Click on the particular exam that you want to view.
    • If you read the word Pending, your exam is still under review.

    NOTE: The process of matching your identification details can take up to 2 working days.

    • If your exam has already been corrected, click on See Result so that you can view all the results in detail (Score, Total questions, Questions attended, Marks, Start time, End time, Correct, wrong and unattended questions).
    • NOTE: There are three kinds of possible results:
    1. Pass, when you have passed the exam.
    2. Fail, when you have failed the exam.
    3. Disqualified, when you have done an illegal action (e.g. minimize or move out of the exam window screen, press shortcut keys (CTRL+C, CTRL+V, etc) or Windows key).
  17. How to view your Certificate
    • There are three ways to view your certificate.
    • 1st Way:
    1. Click on Exam History that appears on the left side menu.
    2. Click on the particular exam of which you want to view the certificate.
    3. Click on View Certificate.
    4. You will be redirected to a web page in which you will be able to view your certificate.
    • 2nd Way:
    1. Click on Dashboard or on Available Exams.
    2. Click on View Result at the particular exam for which you wish to view the certificate.
    3. Click on View Certificate.
    4. You will be redirected to a web page in which you will be able to view your certificate.
    • 3rd Way:
    1. Click on Dashboard.
    2. Scroll down to the bottom of your screen.
    3. Click on View Certificate at the particular exam for which you wish to view the certificate.
    4. You will be redirected to a web page in which you will be able to view your certificate.
  18. How to save your Certificate

    NOTE: You have to log in your account in order to save and/or share your certificate. If you are not logged in, you can only view it.

    • View your certificate in one of the three ways described in the previous chapter.
    • If you want to save your certificate as pdf, click on PDF.
    • If you want to save your certificate as an image, click on Image.
  19. How to share your Certificate on social media platforms
    • View your certificate in one of the three ways described in How to view your Certificate.
    • Click on Share and the corresponding logo in order to share your certificate on social media platforms (Facebook and/or Twitter).
  20. How to share your Certificate on LinkedIn
    • View your certificate in one of the three ways described in How to view your Certificate.
    • Click on Share and the corresponding logo in order to share your certificate on LinkedIn.
    • In case you are not signed in your account, you will be redirected to LinkedIn’s sign in web page. Fill in your account’s Email or Phone and Password and click on Sign in.
    • If you want to share your certificate in a post, you have to perform the following steps:
    1. Click on Share in a post.
    2. Write your comments in the corresponding field.
    3. Help your contacts see your post by adding the appropriate hashtags. Click on Add hashtag and type the hashtag you want.
    4. If you want to upload an image, video or text along with your post, click on the corresponding icon and attach the file you want.
    5. When your post is ready, click on Post.
    • If you want to share your certificate in a private message, you have to perform the following steps:
    1. Click on Send as private message.
    2. Type the name of the recipient you wish to send your certificate to, at the field Search for message recipients.
    3. Write the content of your message in the corresponding field.
    4. Click on Send.
  21. How to add your Certificate to your LinkedIn profile as accreditation
    • Click on the Me icon that appears at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.
    • Click on View Profile.
    • If you have previously added a certificate, scroll down to the Licenses and Certifications section and click on Add.
    • If you have never added a certificate, you have to perform the following steps:
    1. Click on Add profile section in the right rail, in order to add a Licenses and Certifications section.
    2. Click on Background.
    3. Click on the Add icon next to Licenses and Certifications.
    • Fill in the name of your certificate, which can be found at the top of it.
    • Fill in the Issuing Organization (PM² Alliance).

    NOTE: Please be careful not to write PM2 instead of PM².

    • If your certificate does not expire click on the box next to This credential does not expire.
    • If your certificate expires, select the corresponding month and year, which can be found at the left of your certificate under the title Reevaluation date.
    • Select the corresponding month and year of your certificate’s issue date, which can be found at the left of your certificate.
    • Fill in your certificate’s Credential ID in the corresponding field, which can be found at the left of your certificate, under the title Certification number.
    • Copy and paste your certificate’s Credential URL, which is your certificate’s link. You can find it on the PM² Center website, by clicking on Exam History, the name of the corresponding certificate and the choice View Certificate.
    • Once you have completed the entire process, click on Save.