Become acquainted with the best practices of Project Management based on ISO 21500


Why should you attend?

ISO 21500 Foundation training enables you to learn the best practices for the management of projects. During this training course, you will be able to understand the key concepts and processes of Project Management. 

 After completing this course, you can sit for the exam and apply for a “Certified ISO 21500 Foundation” credential. A Foundation Certificate shows that you have understood the fundamental tools, techniques, processes, and management approach.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals involved in Project Management 

  • Individuals seeking to gain knowledge about the main processes of Project Management

  • Individuals interested to pursue a career in Project Management

Learning objectives

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of Project Management

  • Comprehend the basic processes of Project Management

  • Understand the approaches, methods and techniques used to manage a project

Educational approach

  • Lecture sessions are illustrated with examples based on case studies 

  • Practical exercises are based on the material which includes role playing and discussions

  • Practice tests are similar to the Certification Exam



Course agenda

Day 1: Introduction to Project Management concepts as specified in ISO 21500

Day 2: Project Management processes and Certification Exam


The “Certified ISO 21500 Foundation” exam fully meets the requirements of the Examination and Certification Programme (ECP). The exam covers the following competency domains:

Domain 1: Fundamental principles and processes of Project Management

Domain 2: Project Management processes


Upon the successful completion of the exam, you can apply for the credential shown on the table below.

The requirements for the Foundation Certification are:



Professional experience

MS audit/assessment experience

PMMS project experience

Other requirements

Certified ISO 21500 Foundation

Certified ISO 21500 Foundation exam or equivalent




Signing the Code of Ethics

General Information

  • Certification fees are included on the exam price
  • Training material containing over 200 pages of information and practical examples will be distributed
  • A participation certificate of 14 CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credits will be issued
  • In case of exam failure, you can retake the exam within 12 months for free