Portfolio Management Certification

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Who is this Certification for?

The PfM² Portfolio Certification is for anyone involved in portfolio management activities, or for anyone who whishes to develop a more holistic profile and transition into portfolio management role in either a leading or supporting capacity. 

This certification is for Portfolio Managers (PfMs), Members of a Portfolio Office (PfO), PMO/PSO members, Middle or Senior Managers, Portfolio Managers of EU funded projects, Educators and trainers, Portfolio and project consultants.


The PfM² Portfolio Certification is designed to confirm a candidate’s understanding of key portfolio management concepts and knowledge of the PfM² Methodology. 

The exam questions cover the areas of Portfolio Governance, Processes, Artefacts, and Mindsets and focus mainly on the theoretical aspects of the PfM² Methodology, covering the full breadth of the what, when, who, how and why of PfM² Portfolio Management. 

Candidates who achieve the certification prove a level of understanding of the methodology required to lead or participate in portfolio management activities effectively or support a PfM² portfolio from an Portfolio Office (PfO) or consultants position. 

Exam difficulty level: medium.

Study material: The exam questions are based the following:

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Exam Format & Prerequisits

This is an online proctored exam powered by our online examination platform:

  • Online proctored exam
  • Multiple choice questions
  • 50 questions per exam
  • 45 minutes duration
  • At least 35 questions need to be answered correctly 
  • One mark awarded for every right answer
  • No negative marking for wrong answers

There are no formal prerequisites for taking the PfM² Portfolio Certification exam. However, we recommend first achieving a PM² Certification and following a PfM² Portfolio Management training from one of our Affiliated Training Providers.

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