The benefits you can get through a collaboration with IPMA

  • Global presence and expansion of the IPMA Member Associations (MAs) over 70 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North and South America
  • Development of project management competences in various geographic areas
  • Interactions and relationship building with practitioners, corporations, government agencies, universities, colleges, training organizations, and consulting companies
  • Comprehensive portfolio of products and services for aiding in the development of project management competences
  • Steady growth in demand for products and services based on the IPMA Standards
  • Facilitation of networking and idea sharing among project management practitioners worldwide
  • Advancement of project management practice and collaboration through effective cooperation

Is there an MA present in your country? Click here to find out more!

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Get recognised with IPMA

How can I get globally recognised with IPMA Certification?

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Get engaged with IPMA

What are the ways I can get globally engaged with IPMA?

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Improve with IPMA

How can I constantly improve my professional development?

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Get involved with IPMA

When and where I can get involved with IPMA events and experiences?

Upcoming Events


ProMAC2023 – the 15th International Conference
on Project Management will be held in Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park, Hanoi, Vietnam from November 29th to December 2nd.
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29/11/2023 – 02/12/2023

ProMAC2023 – the international Conference on Project Management to be held in Hoa Lac Hi-tech Park, Hanoi, Vietnam, from November 29th to December 2nd.

29/11/2023 – 02/12/2023
IPMA National (MA) Events
Project Management Awards

Project Management Awards is a unique recognition in the Republic of Croatia, which is awarded for the ninth time in the field of project management and is the first step in the professional development of individuals in this field.

19/12/2023 – 19/12/2023

IPMA latest blog posts

Learn more 22.11.2023
IPMA Celebrates Milestones and Honors Pioneer Member Associations

IPMA expresses gratitude to its pioneering members – Member Associations, including PMA Projekt Management Austria, GPM Deutsche Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement e.V. in Germany, ANIMP – IPMA Italy, Norwegian Project Management Association, Svenskt Projektforum in Sweden, SPM Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Projektmanagement in Switzerland, and Association for Project Management APM in the UK for their continuous support and contributions to the advancement of the project profession and establishing IPMA as the truly global and unique body of project profession today.

Learn more 17.11.2023
Whitepaper: IPMA with PM2 Group to support the public administration in building up the competences

In a special White Paper prepared by Dr Reinhard Wagner, Dr Mladen Vukomanović, and Laurent Kummer, we show the synergies between the IPMA: International Project Management Association and the PM² GROUP, which lie primarily in the combination of the PM² methodology of the European Commission with the competence-based approach of the IPMA.

Learn more 09.11.2023
IPMA to promote European Commission’s project management methodology PM2

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote the use of PM2 methodology as part of the continuing professional development of project professionals.

Learn more 17.10.2023
Empowering Global Project Managers: Success Stories by Alstom and Siemens

The IPMA Global Project Profession Forum recently brought together industry leaders to discuss crucial topics in the world of project management. The IPMA Global Partner Round table featured the senior project managers from Alstom Transport and Siemens Mobility who delivered enlightening presentations that shed light on various aspects of project management. Read more about the key-takeaways from the Global Partner round table in this article.

Our Member Associations (MA)

IPMA is a Federation of the leading Project Management associations in each nation, our Member Associations are the primary point of contact and IPMA services delivery solution for most practitioners. IPMA is available in most European countries, because that is where we started. And, we celebrate our presence in Asia and the Americas, where we are seeing tremendous growth and demand. See our MA down below.

They trusted us

  • Wilson Guilherme R. da Silva

    Gerente Executivo, PETROBRAS/TRANSPETRO, Brazil

    “Porque a certificação IPMA 4L é a que melhor endereça o equilíbrio entre experiência e conhecimento profissional.”

  • Jose Reyes

    Program Manager Airports, COPA Airlines, Panama

    “Considero el Sistema 4LC de IPMA como la vía que puede un profesional utilizar para establecer un plan de desarrollo que homologe sus competencias con las mejores prácticas.”

  • Antonio Ramón Albert

    Project Manager, Diez Torrijos Desarrollo y Gestión de Proyectos 10t, Spain

    “Para obtener la certificación como Project Manager, de modo que se refleje, por un organismo internacional, la cualificación para el trabajo que habitualmente desarrollamos.”

  • Oscar Arturo Cruz Torres

    Director PMO, INNOVAGRO, Mexico

    “En lo personal el uso de competencias blandas es algo basico con lo que debe de contar un buen PM, IPMA da un claro ejemplo de lo que debe de hacer un PM en determinadas situaciones reales.”

  • Mats Soderlund

    Managing Director / Vice President, Finland

    “IPMA certifiering erbjuder en bred och konkret helhet för projektledning.”

  • Adrian Benito Rios

    Gerente de Oficina de Proyectos e Instalaciones, Thales, Spain

    “Thales, Empresa en la que trabajo, decidió comenzar un proceso en el que se certificara el nivel de competencias en cuanto a Gestión de Proyectos de todas las personas involucradas en dicho área.”

  • Timo Lehtimäki

    Consultant, Konsultointi Lehtimäki, Finland

    “Hain arvioijaksi oppiakseni Project Excellence mallin perinpohjin sekä päästäkseni jakamaan aiheesta ajatuksia kollegoiden kanssa eri toimialoilta ja eri maista.”

  • Alberto Fuentes

    Consultant, IPMA Mexico, Mexico

    “I applied for certification based on the international reputation of the certification on the project management field.”

IPMA Standards

IPMA has defined worldwide standards for competences in the domains of Project, Programme and Portfolio Management:
IPMA ICB® – for individuals
IPMA PEB® – for projects
IPMA OCB®for organisations
ICB4CCT®  – for coaches, consultants and trainers
ICB4 in an Agile World® – for agile leaders

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IPMA Global Awards

Managing projects often means dealing with ever-increasing complexity and volatility. Project managers and their teams are required to give their best to achieve the desired outcomes for stakeholders, organisations or society. Are these achievements recognised enough? In IPMA Awards they are!
On a yearly basis, IPMA celebrates outstanding project management achievements by nominating and recognising individuals and projects.

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