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

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Get involved with IPMA

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Upcoming Events

IPMA National (MA) Events
IPMA Italy National Congress “AI in the future of Project Management”

During the conference we will listen to our Keynote Speakers to analyse the current developments and impacts of AI at an international level and understand the benefits and future trends evolution.

14/03/2024 – 21/02/2024
IPMA Project Excellence Assessment Training, Germany

This three-day training is organised for anyone interested in understanding and who would like to be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model in their projects, programmes and/or organisations.

14/03/2024 – 16/03/2024
IPMA Project Excellence Assessment Training, Germany

This three-day training is organised for anyone interested in understanding and who would like to be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model in their projects, programmes and/or organisations.

14/03/2024 – 16/03/2024

IPMA latest blog posts

Learn more 24.01.2024
IPMA Working Groups Convene in Paris to Chart the Course for the Future

Last weekend, the International Project Management Association (IPMA) saw a gathering of its strategic working groups in the enchanting city of Paris, France. The occasion marked a significant milestone as the IPMA Executive Board (ExBo) came together for the first time in its new composition, under the leadership of Mladen Vukomanovic, the newly elected IPMA […]

Learn more 22.01.2024
IPMA Executive Board Meets with SMaP, IPMA’s Member Association in France: Exploring New Avenues in Project Management

In a recent meeting of the IPMA’s Executive Board (ExBo) and the Board of SMaP – “Société de Management de Projet”, an association promoting project management knowledge, and the IPMA Member Association in France, exciting developments and initiatives were discussed. The gathering brought together key stakeholders to review progress, explore new avenues, and strengthen the […]

Learn more 15.12.2023
IPMA Introduces ICB Reference Guide for PMO: A Proven Framework for Project Management Office Success

The project management profession has evolved over many years alongside changing global trends. IPMA, an international organization with over 70 national associations, develops globally recognized competence standards. IPMA extends its focus beyond project managers to encompass all individuals involved in project-related activities. Throughout the years, we have established standards for individuals, teams, and organizations. IPMA […]

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.

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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