GECB - Certified Program Assessor. Get Certified

Do you want to take your skills to the next level and become a program assessor? Look no further than our Certified Program Assessor (CPgA) program. It is designed to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to assess programs effectively and efficiently. As a Certified Program Assessor, you'll be able to work with program managers to identify areas of improvement, assess program performance, and develop strategies to optimize program outcomes and help improve the organization’s program management practices.

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Format:  Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Chinese simplified and Portuguese | Questions: 50 | Duration: 60 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based 

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  • Access to online study tools with quizzes and practice exam
  • Exam Content enriched with real-world examples and case studies
  • valuable study tips and exam techniques
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  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
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  • Premium digital badge and certificate
  • Unique link for online verification anytime, anywhere
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


The Certified Program Assessor (CPgA) program is designed for professionals who are responsible for assessing the effectiveness of programs within an organization. This certification is ideal for individuals who want to expand their knowledge and skills in program assessment and evaluation, and demonstrate their expertise in the field.

The CPgA program covers a wide range of topics, including program evaluation methodologies, data collection and analysis, program measurement and reporting, and stakeholder engagement. Participants will also learn about industry best practices for program assessment, and gain practical experience through case studies and exercises.

By earning the CPgA certification, individuals can demonstrate to their employers and peers that they possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assess and evaluate programs. This certification can help professionals advance their careers in program management, evaluation, and related fields, and can enhance their credibility as experts in program assessment.

Why getting certified?

Getting certified as a Certified Program Assessor (CPgA) can provide individuals with a valuable set of skills and knowledge that can help them excel in their careers. By earning this certification, professionals can demonstrate their expertise in program assessment and evaluation, including the ability to design, conduct, and report on program assessments using industry best practices.

Being certified as a CPgA can also enhance a professional's credibility and marketability in the industry, as well as demonstrate their commitment to maintaining high standards of quality and excellence. This certification can be particularly valuable for professionals in fields such as project management, program management, and evaluation, as well as those working in government agencies or non-profit organizations.

Furthermore, earning a CPgA certification can lead to increased job opportunities and potential for career advancement, as well as the ability to command higher salaries. By staying up-to-date with industry standards and best practices, certified program assessors can help organizations improve their programs, increase efficiency, and achieve greater success.

Join the ranks of program assessment experts and take your career to the next level. Enroll in our Certified Program Assessor (CPgA) certification program today.

Eligibility requirements

Here are the eligibility requirements for the Certified Program Assessor (CPgA) certification program:

  • Holding the CPgM designation
  • Holding a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Having at least 3 years of experience in program management, assessment, audit or related fields.
  • Completion of at least 30 hours of training with a GECB approved partner.

Note: The self-study option is available only to candidates who can demonstrate extensive experience in the field of program assessment.

Certification Process

  • Step 1: Determine Your Eligibility Before embarking on your journey to becoming a GECB Certified Program Assessor (CPgA), it's crucial to evaluate your eligibility. Review the prerequisites and criteria to ensure you meet the necessary qualification and experience level.
  • Step 2: Submit Your Application Once you've confirmed your eligibility, submit your application for the CPgA program. Our streamlined application process is designed to make it easy for you to take the next steps towards achieving professional excellence.
  • Step 3: Application Review, Approval, or Denial Our dedicated team will thoroughly review your application to assess your eligibility. You'll receive prompt notification of either approval or denial. In the case of denial, we'll provide feedback and guidance on how to meet the requirements.
  • Step 4: Purchase Your Certification Toolkit (Upon Approval) Upon approval, you can proceed to purchase your CPgA certification toolkit. This bundle includes access to essential study materials and resources to help you prepare efficiently for the examination.
  • Step 5: Prepare for Your Exam To excel in your CPgA exam, you are encouraged to join an official training course with a GECB-approved partner, benefitting from a thorough exam preparation, expert guidance and a second chance exam retaking with 50% discount. Alternatively, self-study candidates opting for independent exam preparation should have extensive experience in the field to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the content.
  • Step 6: Schedule Your Exam GECB offers multiple opportunities to take your online exams. CPgA exams are held four times a year, at the end of each quarter. However, additional exam windows can be requested by GECB approved partners. Select a suitable exam date and write to us for scheduling.
  • Step 7: Take Your Exam Online Sit for your CPgA exam, and upon completion, receive your instant results. Our automated system will swiftly assess your performance and provide you with your exam outcome.
  • Step 8: Become Certified Upon successfully passing the exam, the certification committee will review the report submitted by your proctor. Within seven days, you'll receive your prestigious digital premium certificate suitable for framing. Our digital badges and certificates are accessible and verifiable anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, partners or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.

  • Step 9: Receive Your Hard Copy Certificate (Optional) For those who prefer a tangible symbol of their achievement, GECB offers the option to receive an official hard copy certificate with a premium stamp. Upon your request and for additional cost, our certification committee will expedite the production of this prestigious document. Within 30 days, your hard copy certificate will be dispatched through internationally recognized courier services such as DHL, UPS, FedEx, or equivalent, ensuring its safe and timely delivery to your doorstep.
  • Step 10: Maintain Your Certification At GECB, we understand that professional development is an ongoing journey. To keep your designation current and continuously reflect your expertise, each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. The process of maintaining your certification is straightforward. You are required to provide proof of a minimum level of continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership within the GECB community of certified professionals. For a nominal fee of 149 USD, your certification is extended for another three years period. There's no need to undergo the examination process again. The GECB Certification Committee will promptly issue a new premium digital certificate, ensuring your professional standing remains at its peak.

Note: With our membership policy, you will enjoy the benefits of renewing all your certifications by paying a single fee, rather than incurring separate renewal cost for each certification obtained, as our competitors do.

Join the ranks of distinguished professionals who have chosen GECB for their career development. Experience the quality and excellence that set GECB apart in the world of professional certification.

  • Module 1 Introduction à l'évaluation des programmes
  • Module 2 Principes et types d'évaluation des programmes
  • Module 3 Outils et techniques d'évaluation des programmes
  • Module 4 Évaluation des risques du programme
  • Module 5 Élaboration du plan d'évaluation
  • Module 6 Mise en œuvre du plan d'évaluation
  • Module 7 Communiquer et utiliser les résultats de l'évaluation
  • Module 8 Gestion du processus d'évaluation

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2024 Exam Windows

  • March 25 or 31
  • June 24 or 30
  • September 22 or 30
  • December 22 or 30

Learning options available

Instructor-Led Learning

  • Structured Learning Environment: Ideal for individuals who thrive in a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes provide a well-organized and guided approach to your certification journey.
  • GECB-Approved Partners: These classes are conducted by GECB-approved partners worldwide, ensuring quality instruction.
  • Peer Interaction: Benefit from valuable peer discussions and networking opportunities, enhancing your understanding of the subject matter.

Instructor-Supported Learning

  • Flexible Support: Designed for candidates who seek instructor support but have unpredictable schedules.
  • Personalized Assistance: Receive personalized assistance online from GECB-approved partners.
  • No Set Meeting Times: There are no required meeting times, allowing you to complete assignments and study at your own pace.

Corporate and Group Learning

  • Tailored for Groups: Ideal for both small and large groups, offering flexibility for self-study or instructor-led classes.
  • Virtual Learning: GECB assists in organizing groups, whether participants are in one location or geographically dispersed.
  • Structured Progress Tracking: Utilize online group reporting to monitor progress, ensuring your training investment is optimized.

Self-Study Option

  • Eligibility: Suited for experienced professionals with busy or unpredictable schedules.
  • Learn at Your Own Pace: Study independently with complete autonomy in your learning process, aligning with your unique schedule.
  • Exam Flexibility: Schedule and take your exam online within the allotted period, providing convenience and control over your certification journey.
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