Project Management Essentials (PM Essentials) certificate exam meant for Individuals is across the eight project life cycle phases. Training for this can be done through project management training organisations. i2P2M does not provide training.

Project Management Essentials is a knowledge based certification. i2P2M awards the CrtPME credential based on clearing an exam. This certification has been done by companies like Nayara Engineering for their persons and also at PHD Chamber of Commerce for their members.