IPMA Level A

IPMA Level  A - Certified Projects Director     


Entry requirements:

Applicants must have at least five years of experience in portfolio management and/or programme management with strategic relevance, of which three years were in responsible leadership functions in the management of complex portfolios or programmes and two years of experience in managing projects.

Core competence:

Applicants must be able to manage complex portfolios or programmes.

Additional requirements:

Applicants are responsible for the management of a complex portfolio of a company / organisation or a branch of an organisation, or for the management of one or more important programmes.

They contribute to strategic decisions and make proposals to senior management. They develop project management personnel and coach project managers to improve their competence.

They directs project managers of a portfolio or programme and manage project management specialists nominated for the portfolio or programme.

They develops and implement project management requirements, culture, processes, methods, techniques, tools, handbooks and guidelines for programmes or portfolios.

For the IPMA Level A certification process, applicants must have a complex reference portfolio/programme, in which they have been the accountable portfolio/programme manager. If applicants propose  a reference programme, the programme must have finished (not more than two years ago) to enable the applicant’s role in the overall success of the programme to be assessed. The reference portfolio/programme must be sufficiently complex to be accepted as a reference portfolio/programme for the IPMA Level A certification process.

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Payment details

1000€ or 1050€