The training programs for the various certification schemes related to project management is done by Centre for Excellence in Project Management (P) Ltd. (CEPM), an Accredited Training Organisation (ATO) of i2P2M. The project management certification is based on the Totality of Project Management Body of Knowledge developed, designed and owned by CEPM.

Totality of Project Management Training
leading to the
Certificate In Project Management (CIPM)
Worldwide Recognition
 Dr. B. Nag, Professor
“I myself have gone through the CIPM and in my opinion, it should be a pre-requisite for all PM professionals globally.”
- Dr. B. Nag, Professor,
IIM Calcutta (2015)
Dr. Hiroshi Tanaka
“Certificate in Project Management should become a must for professionals of an enterprise to create a common vocabulary.”
- Dr. Hiroshi Tanaka, President,
Project Management Association,
Japan (2007)
Dr. Vladimir Voropajev
“Certificate In Project Management is a major step forward for the PM profession.”
-Dr. Vladimir Voropajev,
President, Russia Project
Management Association (2007)
16,500+ CIPM holders from 500+ companies across 20 countries

Some of the companies are:

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Why Certificate In Project Management (CIPM)?

  • Widely recognized Credential offered by i2P2M
  • Very rapid growth in CIPM certificate holders across 600+ companies
  • Very comprehensive content covering entire project life cycle from conceptualization to delivery
  • Cutting edge technical tools, techniques, behaviourial requirements for effective team work
  • Improves your goal setting, decision making and problem solving skills, with better team work
  • Can apply CIPM skills and knowledge at workplace
  CIPM Growth Chart

Managing change is becoming increasingly complex due to rapid technological advances and instant seamless exchange of information globally. Goals and strategies can be successfully achieved through projects. Past experience must be tempered with the future to manage changes pro-actively. We must take decisions consciously considering uncertainties. The challenge in managing projects lies in accelerating the 'rate of reduction of uncertainties'.

CIPM covers Eight Project Life Cycle Phases (PLC)

Project Life Cycle

36 Knowledge Areas with 117 Concepts across Hard and Soft skills
Globally accepted comprehensive syllabus with an extremely robust certification process

There are eight Project Life Cycle (PLC) phases - Conceptualize, Plan, Organize, Implement, Control, Integrate, Deliver and Closeout and Knowledge Leverage. Each phase has been depicted using different colors of varying intensity showing the intensity of the work during that phase.

Some of the 37 Knowledge Areas covered are: • Stakeholder Management • Business Case • Success Criteria • Project Management Plan • Scope Definition • Time Management • Cost & Finance • Roles & Responsibilities • Risk Management • Procurement • Quality • Information Management & Reporting • Contract Administration • Communication • Organization Structures • Leadership • Motivation • Conflict Resolution • Team Performance • Negotiation • Change Management • Problem Solving • Health, Safety and Environment • CSR • Closeout • Post Project Evaluation

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CIPM Certification Process

The CIPM examination is administered by I2P2M which is deeply involved in providing all round world class education and development in project management to meet the challenges and complexities at the work place. Today, there are 16,500+ CIPM credential holders in India from leading companies.

The CIPM examination is of 2.5 hour duration and contains three types of questions. Details are given below:


  • Total Time: 2.5 Hours
  • Total Questions: 150 multiple choice questions in 4 sections
  • Total Marks: 200
  • Passing Score: Overall 60% ; 50% marks Must in each section
  • There is Negative marking - 25% of the allotted marks for the question will be deducted for every wrong answer

There are 3 types of questions in the CIPM exam:

  • Type 1 Questions: Has 1 answer to be selected from 4 options. This carries 1 mark
  • Type 2 Questions: Has 1 answer to be selected from 5 options. This carries 2 marks
  • Type 3 Questions: Has 1 answer to be selected from 4 options. This requires calculations and carries 5 marks.
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"Superb. Very well designed e-learning course. Able to build knowledge easily. Meets all my expectations."

Cynthia Bajack, MBA PMP, Pittsburgh, USA

""Complete and deep understanding of all the various project life cycle phases. This will certainly help me in implementing these principles in my day to day work on projects.""

Akshay Saxena, Genpact