Award News

About Awards News

This page announces news about IPMA Award announcements and events. This is especially important, as IPMA adds a range of exciting new awards, and workshops and webinars that help you to prepare for them. This feature of the IPMA website is managed by the IPMA Awards Board.

Achievement Awards 2nd Call for Applications


In 2013 IPMA has launched the Achievement Awards to give recognition to individuals (categories: Project Manager of the Year and Young Project Manager of the Year) and to projects run by NGOs, Governments and other organizations (categories: Internationally Funded Humanitarian Aid Project and Community Service / Development Project).  (more…)

Report on the IPMA Project Excellence Award Assessors Training

aw_pe_logo“Seeing our most experienced assessors and sharing their most interesting Project Excellence stories. I guess that’s what makes it worth participating in these workshops every year”  
Grzegorz Szałajko from Poland, experienced Team Lead Assessor, trainer of Advanced group.


Few days ago there was the biggest training for the IPMA International Project Excellence Assessors ever organized. Over 50 people, from 18 countries and 5 continents arrived to Warsaw 21-23 February 2014 to learn the PE Model, assessment process and exchange their experience.


IPMA celebrates the Achievement Awards 2013


In 2013, as part of the International Project Management Associations (IPMA) Awards program, projects from around the globe have been given the opportunity to celebrate their success and achievements. The development of the IPMA Achievement Awards has seen the catalyst for projects from Europe, Asia and the Americas seeking global recognition for the innovation and achievement of the project management of their projects. (more…)

IPMA Young Crew Announces the Finalists for the 2013 IPMA Young Project Manager of the Year


The Young Project Manager of the Year, the award recognizing the most promising talents in the field of project management, is approaching to its final phase.

In August, Round 2 was closed and the applications have been reviewed. As in the past the level of all the candidates was very high and the Jury had a delicate role in the assessment process.

Three finalists were nominated, that will join  the Global Young Crew Workshop and IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik:

  • Mukunda Adhikari, from Nepal
  • Kamil Mroz, from Belgium
  • Cristian Soto, from Bolivia (more…)

First projects submitted for the IPMA Achievement Award reach the status of finalists


In a pilot year the finalists of the IPMA Achievement Awards are announced only in the Category Community Service/Development Project 2013*
At this stage no further results from the Judges’ decision may be released until the IPMA Award Gala which takes place on the 1st  October 2013 at the 27th IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik.
During the Gala also Project Exellence Awards Winners as well as Reseach Awards Winners will be awarded.

The following projects in Community Service/Development Project Category reached the status of Finalists: (more…)

Next International PE Award Assessors Training to be held in Tehran on 21-23 August 2013


The Award Management Board together with the Iran Project Management Association provides an opportunity to be trained according to the IPMA Project Excellence Model and gain a knowledge necessary to become an award assessor. The participants will be qualified to assess the applications submitted for the IPMA International Project Excellence Award as well as IPMA regional and sector awards (under development) based on the PE Model.

Additional to the regular program the trainees can participate in the session: Introduction to organisational competence in project management (Organiational Competence Baseline = OCB and assessment = IPMA Delta). (more…)

IPMA announces the PE Award Finalists 2013


The second Award Jury meeting for the IPMA International Project Excellence Award 2013 took place on 28 July in Zürich.

Several projects in the three categories: Medium, Big and Mega have been presented and final decisions for Finalists, Bronze, Silver and Gold Winners have been taken.

At this stage no further results from the Jury decision may be released until the  IPMA Award Gala which in 2013 will take place on 1 October at the 27th IPMA World Congress in Dubrovnik.

The following projects in all categories reached the status of Finalists: (more…)