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Certified Project OfficerKnows projects
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Certified Project ProfessionalManages projects
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Certified Project MasterLeads project teams
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Certified Project DirectorLeads project mangers
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Certified Project TrainerMentors project leaders
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Certified Project OfficerKnows projects

Certified Project Officer

A Certified Project Officer (CPO) has:

  • 25+ hours of project management study - you can complete this in OPEN, our free online course
  • No prior experience required
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Certified Project ProfessionalManages projects

Certified Project Professional

A Certified Project Professional (CPP) has:

  • 25+ hours of project management study - you can complete this in OPEN, our free online course
  • Three years (or more) experience contributing to projects
  • An interview with an assessor critically reflecting on one or more recent projects
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Certified Project MasterLeads project teams

Certified Project Master

A Certified Project Master (CPM) has:

  • 25+ hours of project management study - you can complete this in OPEN, our free online course
  • Three years (or more) experience leading project teams
  • An interview with an assessor:
    • Critically reflecting on one or more recent projects, and
    • Demonstrating best practices in leading people, processes and change in complex environments and with personal, professional and organisational improvement.
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Certified Project DirectorLeads project mangers

Certified Project Director

A Certified Project Director (CPD) has:

  • 15+ hours of relevant professional education over the last 12 months - you can complete this in OPEN, our free online course
  • Three years (or more) experience leading project managers
  • An interview with an assessor:
    • Critically reflecting on one or more recent programs or portfolios of projects, and
    • Demonstrating best practices in leading people, processes and change in complex environments and with personal, professional and organisational improvement.
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Certified Project TrainerMentors project leaders

Certified Project Trainer

As a Certified Project Trainer (CPT) you must:

  • Be admitted to the Center as a Certified Project Master or Director
  • Have attained the Center's Order of Merit
  • Complete 30+ hours education as a professional facilitator and mentor
  • Complete 50+ hours training individuals and groups in project management
  • Maintain industry currency in project management and adult education
  • Participate in and contribute to regular peer and supervisor evaluations
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Need to know

When:
Start anytime

Where:
Online or in-person

Why:
Global, lifetime certification

Who:
Individuals or organizations

Assessment only:
$250 (CPO)
$575 (CPP, CPM, CPD)

Instructor-led:
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Which project management certification is right for you?

Whether you have contributed to or led projects in the past, served in the military or have other professional experience, have a quick chat with one of our friendly mentors to learn more.

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Reasons to
certify

with the
Center?

Lifelong credentials

Our certifications last a lifetime. No sneaky
subscription fees or exam
re-sits required.

Employers’ choice

Employers know us and the high caliber of our alumni.

Career opportunities

High demand for project skills in virtually every industry, with salaries to match.

Best practice

We teach a range of good practices so our alumni can bring their best to each unique project.

Flexible

Certification is 100% online. Learning is free and you can progress to certification at your own pace.

Experience counts

We don't ask project veterans to start again from scratch.

Global

Certification is your passport to careers worldwide. Our alumni practice in 47 countries (and counting)!

Are you a veteran?

Your military experience counts. Learn the language of civilian project management
and fast-track your certification with the Center for Project Innovation.

Our credentials

It incorporates the qualifications from each education and training sector into a single comprehensive national qualifications framework.

The Center for Project Innovation is internationally accredited by the US government and its treaty partners as the official certifying body for the following project management credentials:

  • Certified Project Officer
  • Certified Project Professional
  • Certified Project Master
  • Certified Project Director
  • Certified Project Trainer

As a condition of certification, our alumni and mentors are required to uphold best practice principles outlined in our Code of Ethics for Project Management Professionals.

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