Why IPMA is for you?

IPMA is a federation of about 70 Member Associations (MAs). Our MAs develop project management competences in their geographic areas of influence, interacting with thousands of practitioners and developing relationships with corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organizations and consulting companies.
Our MAs develop Project Management competences in their geographic areas of influence, interacting with and developing relationships with professionals, corporations, government agencies, universities and colleges, as well as training organisations and consulting companies.
Aiding the development of the Project Management competences is a comprehensive portfolio of products and services.
IPMA has spread from Europe to Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Australia, and North and South America. The demand for our products and services and the number of our Member Associations is steadily growing. Through IPMA, project management practitioners from all cultures and all parts of the world can network, share ideas, and move our practice and our stakeholders forward through effective collaboration and cooperation.
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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

IPMA National (MA) Events
Webinar ‘Challenges to tackling digital transformation’

Nuevo webinar del ciclo sobre proyectos de transformación digital de la Alianza del Conocimiento-Knowledge Alliance ProDiT.
ūüĎČ Challenges to tackling digital transformation.
ūüĎČ 22 de marzo / 16:00 h.

22/03/2023 – 22/03/2023
IPMA National (MA) Events
Webinar ‘Challenges to tackling digital transformation’

Nuevo webinar del ciclo sobre proyectos de transformación digital de la Alianza del Conocimiento-Knowledge Alliance ProDiT.
ūüĎČ Challenges to tackling digital transformation.
ūüĎČ 22 de marzo / 16:00 h.

22/03/2023 – 22/03/2023
IPMA SIG Smarter Cities webinar: Smart city projects: quality-of-life priorities

IPMA SIG Smarter Cities webinar

23/03/2023 – 23/03/2023

IPMA latest blog posts

Learn more 28.02.2023
IPMA REG ‚Äď 40 new graduates of Specialist Graduate Professional Study of Project Management!

IPMA REG ‚Äď 40 new graduates of Specialist Graduate Professional Study of Project Management! In February 2023, in the premises of the University of Applied Sciences Baltazar ZapreŇ°ińá, the 33rd graduation ceremony was held to award diplomas to graduates of Specialist Graduate Professional Study of Project Management. Besides diplomas and diploma supplements, 40 graduates were […]

Learn more 16.02.2023
Join the ARSO Project, Programme and Portfolio Management webinar

Join the ARSO Project, Programme and Portfolio Management webinar Join the Project, Programme and Portfolio Management webinar organised by the African Organisation for Standardisation | ARSO on the 22nd of February, 2023. The webinar will feature Amin Saidoun, IPMA Executive Director, with his presentation about the “Role of standards and qualified professionals for the success […]

Learn more 10.02.2023
City of Cape Town project managers Forum 2023

City of Cape Town project managers Forum 2023 The City of Cape Town Project Managers Forum 2023 was successfully held at the Cape Town Civic centre. Over 270 City of Cape Town staff attended the forum focused on project resource management. International speakers from IPMA, Joop Schefferlie (IPMA President), Mladen Vukomanovińá (Vice President Profession Development) […]

Learn more 30.01.2023
The ‘IPMA Awards Upgrade’ project is moving fast forward

The ‘IPMA Awards Upgrade’ project is moving fast forward Last weekend, the international project team met in Munich to work on developing the ‘IPMA Awards Ecosystem’. The project was started last year on the one hand because after twenty years of IPMA Project Excellence Awards, an improvement was needed, and on the other hand, 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 certifica√ß√£o IPMA 4L √© a que melhor endere√ßa o equil√≠brio entre experi√™ncia e conhecimento profissional.”

  • Jose Reyes

    Program Manager Airports, COPA Airlines, Panama

    “Considero el Sistema 4LC de IPMA como la v√≠a que puede un profesional utilizar para establecer un plan de desarrollo que homologe sus competencias con las mejores pr√°cticas.”

  • Antonio Ram√≥n Albert

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

    “Para obtener la certificaci√≥n como Project Manager, de modo que se refleje, por un organismo internacional, la cualificaci√≥n 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 f√∂r projektledning.”

  • Adrian Benito Rios

    Gerente de Oficina de Proyectos e Instalaciones, Thales, Spain

    “Thales, Empresa en la que trabajo, decidi√≥ comenzar un proceso en el que se certificara el nivel de competencias en cuanto a Gesti√≥n de Proyectos de todas las personas involucradas en dicho √°rea.”

  • Timo Lehtim√§ki

    Consultant, Konsultointi Lehtimäki, Finland

    “Hain arvioijaksi oppiakseni Project Excellence mallin perinpohjin sek√§ p√§√§st√§kseni 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¬ģ – for individuals
IPMA PEB¬ģ – for projects
IPMA OCB¬ģfor organisations
ICB4CCT  Рfor 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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