GPM Global Receives Global Training and Development Leadership Award


24 February 2014 – Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA and Mumbai, India – Green Project Management (GPM®), a provider of sustainability-based project management methodologies, professional development, and certification, has announced that it has been honored with the Global Training and Development Leadership Award by the World Human Resources Development Congress.  The congress which was held in Mumbai, India on February 15-17th had the theme of “Times are Changing, Again” and focused on how to strengthen organizations, Leadership, and Creating Global Leaders.

140224-pmwj20-mumbai-IMAGEIn its 22nd year, the World HRD Congress recognizes the efforts of organizations that have demonstrated excellence through their innovative programs, showing clear and measurable business results to drive organizational excellence.

Photo: GPM President Joel Carboni, (center) receives award in Mumbai, India on 16 February 2014; photo courtesy of GPM.

The global HRD event, which honors the excellence in organizational human resource development practices, saw a congregation of over 200 organizations from over 130 countries. The evaluation process for the awards involved an initial screening by Academic Council, followed by Professional Council and a final live presentation before a jury of esteemed national and international professionals.

GPM was honored with the award for their work in developing the PRiSM methodology and P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management and the training programs that bring them to life in over 125 countries.

Speaking about the award, Joel Carboni, President of GPM, said, “It is a great honor for us to win this award at the prestigious World HRD Congress event. This is a true testament to our commitment to developing green and sustainable project management training programs, methods, and certification. We are both humbled as well as excited to receive this recognition in such a short time span relative to other mature PM associations. As GPM continues our rapid growth, we will strive towards introducing and implementing best of breed methods and to fulfill our commitment as global citizens and to the United Nations Global Compact to promote the ten principles of sustainable development across every corner of the globe.”

Formed in 2009, GPM® is the world’s first project management professional development organization with a focus on sustainability with operations in over 125 countries, through leading Universities, professional training organizations and NGOs. In 2013, GPM received a “Achievement Award” from the International Project Management Association® (IPMA) for Applying Sustainable Principles to Project Delivery.  To learn more about GPM® visit www.greenprojectmanagement.org. Connect with GPM on Twitter @gmcertified, Facebook.com/greenprojectmangement, and LinkedIn in the Green Project Management Group.

Source: GPM Global