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.
Is there an MA present in your country? Click here to find out more!
The event is for providing a special platform to exchange ideas on cross-culture PM and to share the Chinese wisdom in PM development with foreign colleagues.
Sustainability, AI, and Technological Innovations
With more details soon.
IPMA latest blog posts
20% discount for the members of IPMA Member Associations on the IPMA Store!
An exclusive offer for the members of IPMA Member Associations: 20% discount on IPMA merchandise available at the IPMA e-shop!
IPMA Certification recognized by the China Association for Standardization through RPL&A
The China Association for Standardization (CAS) has implemented the CSPM (China Standards based Project Managers) professional qualification system based on the newly published national standard GB/T 41831-2022, aligning it with the internationally recognized four-level certificate system of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) to promote the selection, training, and evaluation of project management talents in China and globally.
Benefits of being an IPMA Global Customer
An IPMA Global Customer (GC) is a medium or large entity that conducts project, programme or portfolio management operations internationally and wishes to certify in the countries where it operates using a common certification scheme. Read more to learn what the IPMA’s Global Customers say about the benefits from their long-lasting relationship with IPMA.
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.”
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.”
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.”
Consultant, Konsultointi Lehtimäki, Finland
“Hain arvioijaksi oppiakseni Project Excellence mallin perinpohjin sekä päästäkseni jakamaan aiheesta ajatuksia kollegoiden kanssa eri toimialoilta ja eri maista.”
Consultant, IPMA Mexico, Mexico
“I applied for certification based on the international reputation of the certification on the project management field.”
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.