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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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.

IPMA: Your partner today, tomorrow, and beyond

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Upcoming Events

IPMA National (MA) Events
12th IPMA Research Conference

Come join us for the 12th Annual Research Conference, to be held April 19-21, 2024, at the University of Maryland in College Park Maryland, USA.

19/04/2024 – 21/04/2024
12th IPMA Research Conference

Come join us for the 12th Annual Research Conference, to be held April 19-21, 2024, at the University of Maryland in College Park Maryland, USA

19/04/2024 – 21/04/2024
GeCCo Competition Awards Gala 2024

GeCCo Competition Awards Gala 2024.

27/04/2024 – 27/04/2024

IPMA latest blog posts

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IPMA Forms Strategic Alliance with Brest Business School

Communiqué March 31st, 2024 IPMA announces a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in March 2024 with Brest Business School (BBS) in France, marking a new significant milestone of collaboration in the realm of project management education and practice. This partnership reflects a shared vision for advancing project management knowledge and skills globally. This MoU […]

Learn more 26.03.2024
Call for IPMA Research Group Members (2024-2026)

IPMA Research is a crucial part of the IPMA ecosystem. It serves as an incubator platform for project management professionals by providing researchers and practitioners with new insights, theories, techniques, and tools that help improve their work. IPMA Research also serves as a scientific foundation and think tank for decision-making concerning the development, promotion, implementation, […]

Learn more 16.03.2024
IPMA Council of Delegates Communiqué

As we conclude the online IPMA Council of Delegates meeting, we address our Delegates and external decision-makers during challenging yet exciting times for project management – at its intersection with technological advancements, particularly Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the global push for the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework and Sustainable Development. Our recent discussions have been profoundly […]

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IPMA and Global Industry Leaders Forge Pathways for Sustainable Project Management and Collaboration

IPMA successfully convened the Global Partner Forum in Munich on March 15, 2024. This exclusive, invitation-only event, graciously hosted by Siemens at their Munich headquarters, marked a significant milestone in aligning project management practices with the pressing demands of sustainability and technological advancement. IPMA’s mission of orchestrating the project profession for a better world resonated […]

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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