CDMP exam conditions and guidelines

These conditions apply to all CDMP exams

Open Book Conditions

The open book policy allows only one ‘book’. One book means, one of the following

  • DMBoK2 in hardcopy, or
  • DMBoK2 in digital form, or
  • Hard copy notes, or
  • A digital version of notes

If you decide to use a digital version of the DMBoK or your notes, they must be on a separate device, such as a tablet or a separate laptop. 

The device cannot be connected to the computer you are using for the exam.

You cannot use a second monitor on the same computer.

You may not use a Mobile phone for digital versions.

Exam Browser and System Conditions

  • Close all tabs in your browser prior to commencing your exam.
  • You are only permitted to have the Canvas exam page open.
  • All applications except Canvas should be closed during your exam.
  • You are permitted to use browser translation if required.
  • Please install the Google Translate extension for Chrome to avoid issues with translation during the exam.
  • If you require a dictionary translation website, you will need to submit it to CDMP support for approval prior to commencing your exam.
  • Before the exam begins, your room scan must consist of a complete 360 degree scan.
    This scan MUST include your desk and all materials.
  • If the Honorlock proctor attempts to pause your exam to contact you, you must not restart the exam until given permission by the proctor.
  • You must comply with all requests from the Honorlock proctor.

Online proctored CDMP exams

During the exam you must

Accept the request to start the Honorlock Video recording

Scan your Desk and Room

The exam proctor must be able to view the room scan video and clearly see the room.

The room scan should be done slowly, and show all corners of the room,

You must include all walls, doors and pause over any surfaces with writing, white boards, pictures.

You must show your entire workspace or desk and point out, in the scan, any open book materials.

Restart the exam immediately
if it stops

You must use an official government issue ID with photo  ie a license, passport.

During the exam you must NOT

Leave the room during the exam
Your face must be visible in the webcam at all times

Use your mobile phone or have a mobile phone on or near your desk

Communicate with anyone, except the online proctor

Wear caps or hats.
(Cultural headdress is permitted)

Have any other people in the room

Wear headphones or a smartwatch

Copy exam questions or materials

Search internet for question answers

In person CDMP exams

During the exam you must

Tell the Proctor immediately if the exam stops

Prove your identity if requested

During the exam you must NOT

Leave the room during the exam, without permission from the Proctor

Use your mobile phone or have a mobile phone on or near your desk

Communicate with anyone,
except the proctor

Wear caps or hats.
(Cultural headdress is permitted)

Wear headphones or a smartwatch

Copy exam questions or materials

Search internet for question answers