Application Period open for 2014 AIPM Project Management Achievement Awards


3 March 2014 – Sydney, Australia – The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) has announced that it is now accepting expressions of interest for their 2014 Project Management Achievement Awards (PMAA).  AIPM has also announced a series of information sessions to provide more insight into the submission process.

Information sessions scheduled around Australia in coming weeks include:

Thursday, 6 March 2014                 –          South Australia

Thursday, 6 March 2014                 –           Tasmania

Tuesday, 18 March 2014                –           Victoria

Wednesday, 26 March 2014          –           Queensland

Wednesday, 16 April 2014             –           Northern Territory

140303-pmwj20-pmaa-IMAGEAIPMA members can Click here to visit the AIPM website and register for a Chapter’s PMAA Event.

The PMAA offers individuals and organisations the opportunity to showcase leaders, teams and projects through the annual awards program.  Submitting an entry can also help develop best practices within organisational programs, improve project management capabilities and develop more professionalism within project teams. The PMAA is open to members and non-members of AIPM, who would like to increase their recognition in the industry. Winning a PMAA can increase employee morale as well as provide positive publicity.

If you are a certified Registered Project Manager (RegPM) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM), you are entitled to earn Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points by submitting for the Project Management Achievement Awards (PMAA).

By being involved in preparation of a submission a certified RegPM is entitled to 15 CPD points per submission. If the submission is judged to be a winner at chapter level, you are entitled to an additional 5 CPD points. The winners from chapter level are then elevated to National level and if you win at National level you are entitled to an additional 5 CPD points. It is possible for all category and individual winners at National level to receive 25 CPD points in total per award submission.

Applicants for PMAA can submit an online Expression of Interest (EOI), available from the AIPM website.  All entries for PMAA must be submitted by 4pm on Friday, 6 June, 2014 to your Chapter contact

Sponsorship for an AIPM chapter’s PMAA event is also available. For sponsorship information, please contact your PMAA Chapter contact.

National level PMAA sponsorship packages are also available for the 2014 National Conference, to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 12-15 October 2014. For your organisations opportunity to sponsor the National PMAA and Conference Gala Dinner or the 2014 AIPM National Conference, please contact Linda Chiarella, AIPM National Events Manager or phone (02) 8288 8758

Formed in 1976, AIPM has been instrumental in progressing the profession of project management in Australia over the past 35 years.  AIPM’s role is to improve the knowledge, skills and competence of project team members, project managers and project directors.  AIPM’s vision is to be recognized by business, industry, and government as the key promoter, developer, and leader in project management professionalism.  AIPM is the Australian national member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA).  More about AIPM at www.aipm.com.au. 

Source: AIPM