IPMA Level B

APM Accreditation
IPMA Level B IPMA Qualification Workshop Based Report


Assessed by the Association of Project Management (APM) on behalf of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), this workshop-based course will provide you with a detailed understanding of the qualification and give a better awareness of the application process and requirements.

For anyone considering a career in project management or simply looking to improve their knowledge of the subject in the international environment and wishing to apply for the qualification.

This course is for project, programme or portfolio leaders.


This is a workshop in preparation for individuals wishing to undertake the qualification.

The workshops are designed around client needs and are spent looking at the assessment criteria from a structural perspective to ensure individuals fully understand how they can give their best evidence in their application aiming to achieve a successful outcome.

You will also undertake a self-assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities against the Competence Elements in the IPMA Individual Competence Baseline (ICB).

You will learn how to provide a summary of relevant projects, programmes or portfolios you have managed or been involved in to meet the certification requirements and how to create a structured portfolio of evidence using the IPMA complexity criteria and ICB.

Learners are expected to be professionally active and in a responsible leadership functions within projects, programmes or portfolios as shown in the criteria.

What's the outcome?

Gaining your IPMA qualification will demonstrate your ability to make a positive contribution to any project, programme or portfolio you manage or are involved with. It will show that you have proven applied practice to give you a competitive advantage in the international environment.

What does it involve?

Led by individuals with detailed experience in the IPMA processes and procedures will help prepare you for your application and guide you through the process.

Workshops are undertaken individually or in groups. They include question and answer sessions and interview preparation. Delivered over a 3-5 month period, the programme enables applicants to have the best possible chance of achieving success.

Assessment method - IPMA Level B

Stage one – Application: Application form, CV, executive summary report, full-self assessment, referees x2

Stage two – One-and-a-half-hour oral Examination

Stage three – Written report (max 25 pages plus 15 pages of appendices).

Stage four - Two hour extended interview.

Are you interested in this course?

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