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IPMA Seeks Excellent Projects for Recognition in 2014

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Reported by Kasia Pachuta and Ewa Bednarczyk in Cracow

31 January 2014 – Cracow, Poland – The International Project Management Association (IPMA) announces that its 2014 International Project Excellence Awards program is now in full swing and invites organizations and project teams to apply for one of their prestigious awards. Do you believe your project is the best managed project in the world? Is it good enough to compete in the international project management arena? Are you ready to share your experience? If yes, the IPMA Project Excellence Award is what you should take on as your next challenge in 2014.

140131-pmwj19-ipma-IMAGEIPMA recognizes excellent projects from different industries and organizations worldwide by organizing the annual assessment process of submitted for the Award applications. Since 2002 the IPMA has been presenting project management awards to project management teams that display and can prove great achievements in project management.

The aim of the IPMA International Project Excellence Award is to increase the recognition of best-managed projects and to motivate project teams to develop and improve project management. It supports professional project management’s role in achieving high performance. It identifies your top projects as examples of Global excellence project management.

Do not miss this great opportunity to benchmark your project work, award your team and receive the IPMA Project Excellence Award 2014– Oscar in Project Management world.

Do you believe your project is the best managed project in the world? Is it good enough to compete in the international project management arena? Are you ready to share your experience? If yes, the IPMA Project Excellence Award is what you should take on as your next challenge in 2014.

Over 100 project teams have already taken a journey of exploring and improving their project management competences. Now it’s time for you! The time schedule for IPMA Project Excellence Award 2014 is announced and applications are already being opened.

Once you get into the IPMA Project Excellence process you and your organization can benefit from:

RECOGNITION – you are assessed against global projects of a similar budget and complexity. Do you like to compete? Accept this challenge. Show that you are one of the most successful project teams in 2014.

ASSESSMENT PROCESS –a group of international assessors grade your project by adapting a unified model – the IPMA Project Excellence Model.

BENCHMARKING – completion of the program assessment allows for a unique form of benchmarking for project work. You will receive a detailed Benchmark Report prepared by your international assessor team. You receive independent feedback against comprehensive assessment criteria. 

PRESTIGE – Your excellence is recognized, it is published, it is proven! You can use logo of the IPMA Project Excellence Award for company documents and publications. And everyone knows that your project is the best managed project in the world.

EXPERIENCE EXCHANGE – share your experience of Project Excellence at annual IPMA World Congress in Rotterdam – one of the largest and most important gatherings of project management authorities and leaders each year.

WINNERS CLUB – be part of our exclusive group for Award Finalists, IPMA Award Management Board and selected IPMA Team Lead Assessors.

The IPMA Project Excellence Assessment Process is neither complicated nor time consuming. It is challenging, but otherwise it wouldn’t be prestigious!  For more information visit http://www.ipma.ch/awards or contact the IPMA Award Office at [email protected]. We will be more than happy to help you being recognized as excellent.

DATES TO NOTE: 

Introduction Webinar – 10th March 2014. This Webinar is dedicated to all potential applicants. If you want to apply or learn more about our assessment process and the Project Excellence Model contact Award Office ([email protected]) and sign up for the Webinar.

Application due date: 7th April 2014. Download application form and read more about the assessment process: http://ipma.ch/awards/project-excellence/application-process/

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 of IPMA for 2011 and 2012 is Mr Roberto Mori. The president-elect for 2013-2014 is Mr. Mladen Radujkovic. For further information, navigate to www.ipma.ch .

Source: IPMA