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IPMA Theory

The IPMA Theory Training (Five days)

In order to be considered for the IPMA D or a C certification, it is necessary to take a theory exam and pass it. In the preparation for this exam, you obtain a broad overview of all the theory relevant for project managers.

This is divided into three main areas:

  • Perspective
  • People
  • Practice

Our theory training consists of four days, which provide preparation for the D exams, with an extra fifth day for the participants who are going to take the C theory exam. It is training that covers the subjects at a fast pace, and as well as an extensive theory book, you also receive a comprehensive hand-out and many exercises, so that you can thoroughly prepare for the exam.

Apart from the certificate that you will ultimately receive, the broad knowledge of project management you gain during the training is much more important. The exam serves as an incentive, whereby you delve into the books and immerse yourself in the theory. When at a later stage, following certification, you are looking for a particular project management solution, this training and study ensures that you know where you can find these.

Follow-up steps

Once you have passed the theory exams, the following are the logical follow-up steps:

  • If you want to achieve a C, B or A certification, and have sufficient experience, you can make a start on the practical route. We can provide you with individual guidance on this, and in addition for the in-company variant, we also have the in-depth training
  • Should you not yet have sufficient experience, then you must be able to show such experience within two to three years of passing the exam. You can, of course, do this yourself, but we also have our in-company practical training courses, which can act as a stimulus.