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Asociacion Peruana de Dirección de Proyectos in Peru achieves full IPMA Member Association Status

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Reported by Jouko Vaskimo in Croatia

4 October 2013 – Dubrovnik, Croatia – The Asociacion Peruana de Dirección de Proyectos (APDP) in Peru has been approved for full member association status in the International Project Management Association (IPMA). The announcement was made following the meeting of the IPMA Council of Delegates (CoD) during September 28th – 29th 2013 in the Valamar Resort Babin Kuk in Dubrovnik, Croatia, with delegates from 43 IPMA Member Associations (MA) in attendance. The meeting was organized by Croatian Association for Project Management (CAPM), the local IPMA MA, and hosted by Professor Mladen Radujkovic, president of both CAPM and IPMA.

131019-pmwj16-apdp-achieves-IMAGEThe Asociacion Peruana de Dirección de Proyectos membership application was presented  by Mr Germán Gallardo Zevallos, APDP President, who was very satisfied with full IPMA membership, and commented “Thanks to IPMA now we can benefit Project Directors in Perú.  Our country needs to have well prepared people with profound competences in the three areas: behavior, context and technical. We believe that our 4LC model can get good people and then good Project Directors.”

Mr Gallardo Zevallos can be contacted at [email protected] . For further information please navigate to www.apdp.pe .

In addition to ADPD, the IPMA CoD also unanimously approved the membership applications of the French Société Management de Projet (SMaP), Asociacion Mexicana de Ingenieria de Proyectos (AMIP), and the Project Management Association of Nepal (PMAN). These Member Associations were previously transitional members and are now full members of IPMA.

Founded in 1965 and registered in Switzerland, International Project Management Association (IPMA) is the oldest global project management professional organization. IPMA is an international federation of more than 50 national project management societies in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. The IPMA World Congress is one of the largest and most important gatherings of project management authorities and leaders each year. The president for 2013-2014 is Mr. Mladen Radujkovic. For more information visit www.ipma.ch