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.
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Why Certificate In Project Management (CIPM)?
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)
36 Knowledge Areas with 117 Concepts across Hard and Soft skills
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
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.
"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