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, as well as Australia and New Zealand.
  • 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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The IPMA (International Project Management Association) has led the discipline of project management since 1965 and remains dedicated to its mission of orchestrating the project profession for a better world.

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Upcoming Events

IPMA National (MA) Events
28th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering

The 28th International Congress of Project Management and Engineering will be held in Jaén (Spain) on July 3 and 4, 2024 with a hybrid format.

03/07/2024 – 04/07/2024
IPMA Regional Events
IPMA YoungCrew Online Workshop “The Art of Effective Feedback”

Global Young Crew Management Board together with YoungCrew Austria is excited to announce its first-ever online workshop event tailored for young professionals: ‘The Art of Effective Feedback’.

08/07/2024 – 08/07/2024
IPMA Regional Events
IPMA YoungCrew Online Workshop “The Art of Effective Feedback”

Global Young Crew Management Board together with YoungCrew Austria is excited to announce its first-ever online workshop event tailored for young professionals: ‘The Art of Effective Feedback’.

08/07/2024 – 08/07/2024

IPMA latest blog posts

Learn more 06.06.2024
IPMA’s Keynote at Global Project Management Forum in Riyadh: A Call for Multicultural Collaboration and Competence

On June 2-3, 2024, Amin Saidoun, the Executive Director of IPMA, delivered an inspiring keynote speech at the Global Project Management Forum (GPMF) in Riyadh, which was attended by 11.000 participants. This event, a part of the continued efforts in IPMA’s global advocacy for project management practices, highlighted the growing importance of collaboration in multicultural […]

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IPMA Advocates for Project Management Excellence and Sustainability at Hungary-Serbia Railway Megaproject

IPMA continues to champion project management excellence and sustainable practices on a global scale. In a significant move to foster global partnerships and networking, IPMA Vice Presidents Prof. Dr. DING Ronggui and Prof. Dr. Vladimir Obradovic recently met with representatives from China Railway No.9 Engineering Group in Hungary. The meeting included a visit to the […]

Learn more 17.05.2024
IPMA AsiaNET Regional Events: A Focus on Growth and Collaboration

We are excited to share the progress of IPMA’s AsiaNET, a regional network designed to foster collaboration among IPMA’s Member Associations (MAs) in Asia. AsiaNET was initially introduced and soft-launched during the IPMA events in Seville, Spain, in September 2023. Subsequent planning took place at a follow-up meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, in November 2023, hosted […]

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IPMA Welcomes New Member Association: Academy for Project Leadership and Management, Australia and New Zealand

In a significant development for the project management community in Australia and New Zealand, IPMA is proud to announce the establishment of IPMA-Australia, represented by Academy for Project Leadership and Management. This new Member Association was officially endorsed by 70+ countries of the IPMA Council of Delegates, marking the return of IPMA representation in the […]

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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