i2P2M as a non-profit company is the trend setter in India in providing India's first and only globally acclaimed Diploma in Project Management. It's part-time International Executive Diploma in Project Management (I/EDPM) program was launched in 2011 in association with The George Washington University, School of Business, Washington D.C., USA.

I/EDPM has created a new benchmark in executive education globally as it not only enhances the participant’s knowledge but requires extensive report writing and recommendations on how each participant will apply the knowledge gained in their work place. 114+ companies have participated in this Diploma program and reaped rich benefits.

i2P2M also administers 9 leading Project Management Certifications meant for Persons that are used widely across all sectors of industry.

  • Certificate In Project Management (CIPM)
  • Certificate In Project Risk Management (CrtPRM)
  • Certificate in Earned Value Management (CrtEVM)
  • Introductory Certificate In Project Management (IntroCIPM)
  • Certificate in Project Management Essentials (CrtPME)
  • Certificate in Advanced Project Management (CrtAPM)
  • Certificate in Agile Project Management (CrtAgPM)
  • Certificate In Project Management with specialisation in Roads and Transport (CIPM-RT)
  • Certificate In Project Management with Specialisation in Health Care (CIPM-Health)

The Certificate in Project Management (CIPM) credential has been acquired by persons across 20 countries. 500+ leading Public sector and private sector companies in India have CIPM certified persons. The training program for the Certificate in Project Management credential is done by training organisations. Candidates need to get minimum of 20 hours of project management training. The CIPM certification is open to all those who are graduates.

Why PM Certification from i2P2M?

In NITI Aayog's report of the Task force on Project and Program Management released in May 2019 it has recommended that the PM certification should cover 8 project life cycle phases i.e. Conceptualise, Plan, Organise, Implement, Control, Integrate, Deliver and Knowledge Leverage. i2P2M is the only institution which is compliant with NITI Aayog’s above recommendations.

i2P2M's project management certification exams are based on negative marking of 25% of the maximum marks. i2P2M is the only PM certification body at the global level that has negative marking. i2P2M certification exam is very robust as the paper jas 4 sections and candidates have to clear each section independently by scoring minimum 50% marks and score minimum 60% marks across the entire paper. No other project management certification exams operated by other 3 major global bodies has these features which ensures the certification given to candidates is very robust.

Why is the I/EDPM Diploma Program so Unique?

i2P2M follows a unique revolutionary approach to Learning and Development (L&D) that has Transformed Training from an Expenditure to Investment with very High ROI.

i2P2M provides effective Knowledge Acquisition - Knowledge Evaluation and Implementation of the Knowledge at the workplace through it's I/EDPM diploma program.

i2P2M has Sixteen Unique Features


Test Knowledge Acquired

Apply New Knowledge

Experience Consulting Process

Acceptance By Management

Competency development to its application at workplace

Learn from success stories of leaders

Research & Learning

Articulate your concerns in implementing projects

Learning from Success Stories

Evolving Best Practices for their company

Make Positive Impact to Organization Working

Recognize excellence and Award Scholarship

Early Buying in of the senior management

Facilitating implementation

Communicate and share across alumni network

Learn without disrupting office work


Report on effectiveness of project management program pre and post CIPM exam assessment

An initial 30 minute test - Project Management Knowledge Quotient (PMKQ) comprising of 20 questions is conducted at the start of the 1st Module of I/EDPM to assess each participants current knowledge and this is later compared with their performance in the 2.5 hour CIPM certifcate exam held after 3 days of extensive training on Eight Project Life Cycle Phases of Project Management which extensively covers all areas of project management. The improvement seen is phenomenal - on average the knowledge domain of all participants goes up by a factor of 2.7 times.