PM² Basic Certification

Who is this Certification for

The PM² Basic Certification is an basic level certification on the general elements of the PM² Methodology.

It is the PM² Alliance Certification of choice for anyone who wishes to start their journey in project management with a basic project management certification. It is designed primarily (but not exclusively) for non-Project Managers who participate in projects or aspire to play a role in project management:

  • Project team members
  • Project Management Assistants
  • Project Administration Staff
  • Account Managers
  • University students
  • Participants of EU funded projects

PM² Advanced Certification

Description

The PM² Basic Certification is designed to confirm candidates’ basic understanding of general concepts of the PM²  Methodology. The certification exam tests the level of the candidates’ understanding mainly on the what and when of the PM² Methodology, and secondarily on the who and how . 

The exam questions are based on the four pillars of PM² and the PM² Mindsets, focusing more on Lifecycle and Artefacts and less on Processes, Governance and Mindsets. 

For candidates to achieve the certification they must be familiar with theses PM² concepts at an adequate level so that they will be able to follow the motions of a PM² project and communicate effectively with PM² team members and Project Managers.

Exam difficulty level: Easy

High success rate: the statistical success rate of this exam is 82%.

Study material: The exam questions are based 100% on the following European Commission publications:

  • The PM² Guide v3, 2018

Exam Format

This is an online exam powered by our online examination platform:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • 45 questions per exam
  • 40 minutes duration
  • At least 35 questions need to be answered correctly to pass the exam
  • One mark awarded for every correct answer
  • No negative marking for wrong answers 

Prerequisites

Proof of completion of a PM² training provided by one of the PM²Alliance Affiliated Training Providers (ATP).

Other available PM² Certificates

PM² Basic Certification

For Students & PM² Alliance members
80
  • Two retakes

PM² Basic Certification

For non members
150
  • One retake

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