The Certified Project Cost Manager™ (CPCM) credential is a professional benchmark that demonstrates the attainment of a defined level of technical knowledge in project estimation and cost management, professional practice, and ethical behavior. It forms the basis of the assessment that applicants must pass to gain Certified Project Cost Manager status and inclusion in the Register of The American Academy of Project Management® AAPM® Certified / Chartered Professional. An individual with several years of experience in project cost management is encouraged to acquire this certification. A guide book shall assist candidates to pass in the examination. It also provides a valuable source of reference for a professional engineer to excel toward becoming a Certified Project Cost Manager .   Take the challenges ahead with the gold standard Certified Project Cost Manager ™ certification.  

This certification is suitable for those involved with quantity surveying role. 

IPMC ™ AAPM Global Board of Standards issues the Certified Project Cost Manager ™ Online Certification 

Study method: Self-paced learning style with the aid of a Guide book.

Requirements:   i)  Degree or equivalent                 ii) 3+ years experience in project cost management               iii)  Pass the CPCM examination 

To qualify for the Certified Project Cost Manager  ™ certification, you need to complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Mandatory Candidate Information (MCI) 
  2. Complete the payment upon receipt of the invoice 
  3. Take the exam when you’re ready.

Examination: email to request the examination questions when you are ready to take the exam.   The examination comprised of 50 questions; Passing grade is 70%.  

Course fee:  Includes Certified Project Cost Manager ™ certificate, membership certificate, examination fee, and shipping.   

Mandatory Candidate Information : please include the Title of the Certification Course that you wish to apply in the subject line when submitting the following information and attach a latest copy of your C.V.  email to  

1) Full Name     2) Shipping Address:     3) Name on Certificate:        4) Mobile number:

The AAPM AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT ® GAFM/IBS International Board of Standards  is  the first graduate global Board of Standards for project management industry professionals to earn Accreditation under the TUV-OE European Standards for ISO 9001 Certification and ISO 29990 Certification. AAPM is also a chartered member of the CHEA  Council for Higher Education Accreditation – International Quality Group (CHEA/CIQG) Memorandum of Affiliation is designed to engage quality assurance and accrediting organizations in a shared effort to affirm and promote fundamental principles for higher education quality.  

Who is eligible to apply:  Candidate with experience as a cost engineer, quantity surveyor, or anyone involved in project cost management.


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