Advance your career by tapping into the critical competencies you require to add a badge of successful project professional. Certification is undoubtedly becoming a standard for recruitment in project related roles. Having the CPMA® credential not only uniquely qualifies you for the competitive job market, but also proves that you are up to date on the project analysis framework. Surveys have shown that 80% of high-performing projects employ certified and experienced project managers because they demonstrate better performance and handle the projects with utmost professionalism.

You could be part of the high-performing class of knowledgeable professionals in just a few short weeks. Your CPMA® certification will validate your commitment to the high standards that your profession demands. Our certification makes it easier for you to join the community of professionals by delving into all the tools you need to add credibility to your resume. Show the world that you are up to the challenge — get your CPMA® certification today! Click here now to register your interest.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

CPMA® certification is recognised on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) as a Level 7 qualification. The SCQF is one of the national qualifications frameworks in the UK. The SCQF is a partnership between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), College Development Network, the Scottish Qualifications Authority and Universities Scotland. The CPMA certification stands as a Level 5 qualification in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF).

PMA FRAMEWORK

CPMA certification has been designed around the Project Management Analysis Framework, popularly known as PMA framework. The PMA framework has nine components: (1) Project Feasibility (2) Project Planning (3) Project Scope (4) Project People Management (5) Project Scheduling (6) Project Cost Management (7) Project Risk Management (8) Project Monitoring & Control and (9) Project Termination/Closure.

How to complete CPMA

There is no formal entry requirement for the CPMA certification. We welcome professionals who will be able to stand out in the industry by achieving the certification. We also welcome individuals who are planning to develop their career in projects or a variety of roles that have some form of project responsibilities. There are three simple steps to successfully complete the certification:

Step 1: Registration

First step is to quickly register with us. Click here to register your interest and confirm your country of residence. Once you complete this free registration, we will contact you through email and guide you through the next steps.

Step 2: Study

Our students are supported by our registered study centres located in different parts of the world. If we have a registered centre in your location, we will introduce you to the centre. The centre will provide you study materials and arrange preparation classes for the CPMA exam. If you do not have any registered centre in your location, we will share free CPMA coursebook with you so that you can study independently. Kindly note we do not allow ‘self-study’ in locations where we already have a registered centre.

Step 3: Exam

Once your preparation is complete, you can take the CPMA exam at any convenient time of the year. The CPMA exam is available on-demand in 175 countries through Pearson VUE Test Centres. If you are studying with a registered centre, they will assist you to register exams with Pearson VUE. If you are studying independently, you will need to register your exams through Pearson VUE website.

Preparation, Exam & Fees

The CPMA exam can be taken any time of the year. Our CPMA coursebook is sufficient to ensure exam success. Our practice questions are important to evaluate your own progress and preparation. Survey shows that majority of our students successfully complete the certification in three months. However, you can take as much time as you need for your preparation.
There is one exam in the CPMA certification. Duration of the exam is 60 minutes and total mark is 100. You will need to get minimum 60% marks to pass the exam. If you fail, you can always resit the exam at a convenient time. There is no restriction on the number of resits that you can attempt.

Exam duration No. of MCQs Total marks Pass marks
60 Minutes 40 MCQs 100 marks 60%

The CPMA exam fee is £149. Exam fee is payable through Pearson VUE account. Resit fee is only £49. If you are studying with a registered centre, you will need to pay tuition fees to the centre.

Exam fee Resit fee (each resit) Tuition fees Coursebook
£149 £49 Decided by the centre Free

Exemption

Stand out to your employers by gaining professional certifications alongside your degree. If you already have achieved a recognised qualification in project management, then you can claim exemption from the CPMA exam. Click here to submit your exemption application for a free assessment. If your exemption application is successful, you will need to pay the exemption fees within 30 days of your initial application. Our exemption fees are exactly same as our exam fees.

Further Information

If you need further information about the CPMA certification, please feel free to contact us at support@iqnglobal.com. We will be more than glad to assist you!