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PM² Foundation Courses

PM² Foundation certification training courses and exams based on the European Commission methodology

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Availability and prices of PM² Foundation courses

PM² Foundation online courses with exam

In this showcase you will find a selection of training courses and exams concerning PM² Foundation within the PM² Project Management Methodology qualification scheme. 
If you do not see a specific PM² Foundation course or PM² Foundation exam, please contact us.

PM² Foundation online exam

In this showcase you will be able to purchase the PM² Foundation exam voucher only to take the online exam on APMG portal, in complete autonomy, 24 hours a day.

iLEARN is an ATO (Accredited Training Organization) 
of APMG-International for the PM² courses

For an online verification of accreditations, do a research with iCONS - Innovative Consulting S.r.l. of which iLEARN is a business unit.


What is PM² Foundation certification?

The PM² Foundation certification serves as an introductory certification, intended to assess an individual's comprehension of the overarching principles of the PM² Methodology. It establishes a robust theoretical base and offers direction on the practical implementation of project management procedures, instruments, and approaches.


Who should attend PM² Foundation course?

The PM² Foundation course holds significant relevance for organizations and individuals engaged in internationally cooperative EU-funded endeavors, those seeking to apply for EU grants, or any organization eager to embrace a streamlined, effective project management methodology.


Which are the benefits of PM² Foundation training?

PM² Foundation training establishes a strong theoretical basis and offers direction on the practical implementation of project management procedures, instruments, and approaches.

This course is based on the official Certified PM² Foundation exam by the PM² Group and aligns with the precise criteria and expectations of the European Commission's Centre of Excellence in PM² (CoEPM²).
It creates a common perception of the necessary expertise for overseeing PM² projects across the borders of European institutions and private entities.


How to get prepared to pass the PM² Foundation exam?

iLEARN offers PM² Foundation training courses is several delivery options:

  • Classroom courses
    • on pre-scheduled dates: traditional classroom training at iLEARN premises
    • in-house: traditional classroom training scheduled based on client needs and at customer's or iLEARN premises
  • Distant (virtual) courses: following a remote classroom by means of a web-conference
  • Self-study courses:  candidates will receive a series of pdf documents to prepare autonomously for the official examination

PM² Foundation training courses include the official PM² Project Management Methodology Guide, issued by the European Commission (CoePM² - Centre of Excellence in Project Management).


Details about PM² Foundation courses


Upon completing the course, participants should be capable of:

  • Utilizing PM² efficiently for project management
  • Comprehending the execution of fundamental project management processes
  • Effectively employing PM² Artefacts for project initiation, defining its scope, and grasping management techniques
  • Gaining insight into essential project planning tools and methods
  • Familiarizing themselves with project scheduling and estimation, featuring Gantt Charts and network diagrams
  • Grasping the concepts of project budgeting and cost management

Who it is aimed at

  • People engaged in international cooperative EU-funded projects
  • Project Managers
  • Project Team Members
  • Team Managers


  • Key concepts relating to projects
  • key concepts relating to PM²
  • Project organization and roles in PM²
  • Working of the phases of a project
  • Project planning
  • Monitoring and controlling projects
  • Risks and issues in projects
  • Change, quality, and requirements management
  • Reporting, communication and stakeholder management


No specific prerequisites are required to access this course and exam. However, a professional experience in projects is recommended.


  • Online course duration: 
    • 30 days of access to the platform
    • 1 year of access to the platform
  • Classroom/distant course duration: 2 days

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Courses languages

Italian, English, French, Spanish

Teacher language

Italian, English, French

Material course language

Italian, English, French, Spanish


PM² Foundation official certificate

Certificate type

Online, Paper

Exam language


Exam format

  • Duration of 75 minutes
  • 100 Objective Test Questions
  • Pass mark : 70% - 70/100
  • Closed book

Frequently Asked Questions

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With the purchase of e-learning packages with 30 days and 1 year of duration, exam doesn’t have to be necessarily taken within the closing date of the account on the e-learning platform. The validity of the exam voucher code is 12 months starting from the issue date.

During the purchase process it is possible to register data and details of each participant. 

The activation date of the package can be selected during the purchase process on our website. The days of access to the course, indicated in the title of the product, will be calculated starting from the selected date. Payment must be completed before the activation date.

30 days or 1 year are to be considered as the period, so the days, during which it is possible to access the purchased training courses on our e-learning platform. These periods start on the activation date selected during the purchase process on our webiste. The activation date can be chosen and selected within 30 days from the purchase date. If you need more flexibility, do not hesitate to contact us.  


Exam voucher code is usually issued at the activation of the e-learning course, anyway it can also be issued at the end of the e-learning course of sent after 24/48 hours from the order date. In case of purchase for exam only, exam voucher code is issued at purchase confirmation, always after the receipt of payment.