The Project Management in Development (PMD Pro) is a certification which has been developed with experts from several of the world's best-known and highly regarded non-governmental organisations. These organisations are committed to improving the use of the resources entrusted to them for development, relief and conservation projects. This certification is seen as an important benchmark for continuous improvement. APMG-International is working with Project Management for NGOs (PM4NGOs), an organisation dedicated to the optimisation of international project investments and improvement of professional project management skills, to develop and deliver this important scheme.
There are currently two examination levels within the qualification scheme, PMD Pro Level 1 and PMD Pro Level 2.
The PMD Pro Level 1 exam format is as follows:
- Multiple choice
- 75 questions per paper with 1 mark available per question
- 49 marks required to pass - 65%
- 3 hour duration