This publication is the first product of the CP model Study group of IPMA Netherlands (IPMA-NL); CP stand for Certification and Function Profiles. In essence this is a reference model for the development of function profiles for project management. For pragmatic reasons this publications refers to the four levels of the IPMA certification model: - Project leader - Project manager - Senior project manager - Projects / programme director In later versions of the IPMA-CP model this model could be extended, with functions such as project controller, planner, etc. The authors of this publication not only intend to create a bridge between certification and function profiles, but also to contribute to a better connection with professional education in universities, etc. This is a publication of IPMA-NL.