ISO 21500 - Certified Lead Project Manager

Certification Overview

ISO 21500 - Certified Lead Project Manager

Exam Code: ISO-21500-CLPM

ISO 21500 Lead Project Manager certification enables you to acquire the expertise to lead an organization and its team to implement, manage and maintain projects based on ISO 21500. During this training course, you will also gain a comprehensive knowledge of the best practices of Project Management and be able to effectively apply them in an organization in order to successfully plan, implement, control and close a project while meeting project objectives. By holding this Certificaiton you will be able to demonstrate that you have the professional capabilities and competencies to effectively lead and manage the implementation of projects.

ISO 21500 provides guidance and processes that are necessary for project management. Also, these rules are essential and have an impact on the performance of projects.

Project management provides a framework to help accomplish business goals. Project management is a driving force behind any task. Moreover, it is a discipline with the purpose of achieving goals and objectives by planning, organizing, motivating, and controlling resources.

According to surveys, the demand for employees in major economies to participate in projects is 32.6 million. That means one-fifth of the world’s GDP is spent on projects. Also, a proportion of 90% of senior executives thinks that PM is critical for the delivery of successful projects and for remaining competitive in the job market.

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 40 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (28 out of 40 correct) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection exams can be taken anywhere and anytime.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

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  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The ISO 21500 - Certified Lead Project Manager Certification is valid for life.


The ISO 21500 - Certified Lead Project Manager Certificate is valid for life.

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Some prior knowledge of Project Manager is recommended.

Course Outline

Module Information - 1

  • Project managers
  • Operations managers
  • Program managers
  • Quality managers
  • Senior managers
  • Consultants
  • Members of a project management team
  • Project sponsors

Module Information - 2

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Terms and definitions related to Project Management
  • Project Management standards, frameworks and methodologies
  • Project Management concepts and their relationships
  • Project Management processes
  • Initiation of project management processes

Module Information - 3

  • Develop project plans
  • Define scope, create work breakdown structure and define activities
  • Estimate resources and define project organization
  • Sequence activities, estimate activity durations and develop schedule
  • Estimate costs and develop budget
  • Identify and assess risks
  • Plan quality
  • Plan procurements
  • Plan communications

Module Information - 4

  • Direct project work
  • Manage stakeholders
  • Develop project team
  • Treat risks
  • Perform quality assurance
  • Select suppliers
  • Distribute information

Module Information - 5

  • Control project work and changes
  • Control scope
  • Control resources and manage project team
  • Control schedule
  • Control costs
  • Control risks
  • Perform quality control
  • Administer procurements
  • Manage communications
  • Close project phase or project
  • Collect lessons learned

Target Audience

  • Managers or consultants responsible for managing the implementation of projects based on ISO 21500
  • Expert advisors seeking to gain comprehensive knowledge of the key concepts and processes of Project Management
  • Individuals involved in Project Management
  • Professionals seeking to acquire Project Management skills, which will help them to successfully achieve project objectives
  • Project team members
  • Project managers
  • Operations managers
  • Program managers
  • Quality managers
  • Senior managers
  • Consultants
  • Members of a project management team
  • Project sponsors

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