IPMA Young Project Manager Award for 2012 is completed; watch for 2013 Young Project Manager Award call!
The Young Crew initiative under the auspices of the IPMA; with repute as the world’s premier global professional project management organization announces the call for nominations for the 2012 IPMA Young Project Manager Award. The Young Crew as a community of practice is dedicated to promoting the practice and process of project management as a discipline across all sectors of industry; and actively engaged in supporting the development of future leaders within the project management domain.
This award gives an insight into the rapidly increasing number of young professionals who have embraced project management as a profession, which has evidently resulted in a growing demographic of both emerging and young project managers worldwide. This prestigious award is aimed at identifying young project professionals who have participated in or led the delivery of successful projects, whose outcome had an impact on international business or social change.
The IPMA Young Project Manager Award is open to project managers aged 18 to 35 at the time of application who have worked or are currently working on a project for at least six months. The criteria for evaluation of the award is based upon the ICB (IPMA Competence Baseline), and finalists will be chosen based upon the strength of their overall nomination package. Members and non-members of IPMA are eligible to apply. Finalists and the winner of the award will each receive a financial sponsorship package to attend the IPMA Young Crew Conference and Workshop in Crete, Greece in October 2012. This package includes:
- A ticket to the IPMA Young Crew Workshop
- A ticket to the IPMA World Congress
- 800€ coverage for travel and/or accommodation costs
“Young project managers are the people with the greatest degree of influence over the future of project management; the Young Project Manager Award prides itself as the only award of its kind on a global scale that acknowledges the talent of project managers at the very early stages of their project management careers”, says Tunde Ajia, a member of the 2011 Jury Panel and the Award Coordinator for the year 2012. “Without a doubt, this year’s award will be very competitive, and we are enthusiastic and pleased about having the opportunity once again to demonstrate our commitment towards the continuous development of future project leaders.”
Round one applications for the 2012 IPMA Young Project Manager Award will be accepted until midnight, July 15, 2012 ET. To apply for this year’s award, please visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/IPMAYoungPMAward. Applicants will be notified of their application status and any next steps for consideration of the award in July. Finalists for this year’s award will be selected by September.
About the IPMA Young Project Manager Award: Introduced in 2006 at the IPMA Young Crew conference in Shanghai, China, the essence of the IPMA Young Project Manager Award is to recognize rising talent within project and program management domains; by honoring young project managers for their accomplishments early in their careers. These honorees would have demonstrated invaluable impact to the profession and for the companies for whom they work, and are on the fast track to becoming project leaders and influencers on an international scale; having remarkably shown both the promise and potential for future leadership capability.
Interviews With 2011 YPM Winners!!!
Dear friends, in these days, together with the launch of the 2012 Young Project Manager Award, we are pleased to relive together the highlights of last year edition. Here after we propose you a series of interviews with the finalists and the winner of the 2011 Young Project Manager Award. This is a unique opportunity for our new candidates to read about their experience, their involvement with project management and of course the adventure they did with us last year. The interviews are kindly granted by APM – Association for Project Management.
- 2011 Award 3rd Finalist, Judit Hernandez – Read the full interview on APM website
- 2011 Award 2nd Finalist, Carla Ferreira – Read the full interview on APM website
- 2011 Award Winner, Alexandre Rech – Read the full interview on APM website
See the Press Release for our 2011 Young Project Manager, Alexandre, Rech!
Stay in touch! IPMA YC Management Board Representative for Young PM Award:
Luca Cavone, Head of Young Crew Membership – Italian Representative
Mobile: +39 348 733 1235 Email: luca.cavone (” @ “) tiscali.it; Skype: luca.cavone