FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions for the IPMA Global Awards Large- and Mega-Sized project categories application and assessment process.

Q: Our project is delivered/finished around the report submission deadline. Can we still apply?
A: Yes, you can apply. As long as the end results of the project are available to be reviewed.

Q: We would like to have more information about the training that should be done before applying for the award. Is it necessary?
A: You do not have to participate in a training about the IPMA Project Excellence Model or Assessment Process. It is advisable though to do so. IPMA offers 3-day IPMA Project Excellence Assessment training and dedicated webinars for applicant organisations.

Q: What documents do we need for the application?
A: Applicant organisations need to complete the “Application from” and “Application Report”. You apply on the plaftorm: ipma.awardsplatform.com.

Q: Are Site Visit costs of the Assessment Team, such as assessor flights, visas, hotels and meals, included in an Application Fee €4000?
A: No, they are not. The fee covers the application costs only.

Q: Where do we submit the Application Form? Do we upload it directly on the website or send it directly to the Awards team?
A: You apply on the plaftorm: ipma.awardsplatform.com.

Q: The dates of the Site Visit are already scheduled however, we would like to change those dates. Where can we indicate this date change request?
A: Contact the IPMA Awards team: award@ipma.world

Q: Do you have native speaking assessors in your teams?
A: According to the Assessment Process description, the Awards Team proposes Assessment Teams to the IPMA Vice President for acceptance on the basis of assessor availability and suitability. The 5-person assessment teams include at least: sector or branch knowledge a native speaking assessor in every team if only possible.

Q: Who is eligible for nomination?
A:
Any organisation can enter a submission.

Q: How are the IPMA Award nominees identified?
A:
The award is open to all organizations wishing to present their achievements in project management. An organisation does not have to be a member of an association.

Q: Who are the judges?
A:
The judges are the IPMA trained Project Excellence Awards Assessors/ Judges. Each application is assessed by 3 judges with a broad range of experience in project management who coduct the assessment individually but prepare the combined feedback report to the applicant. See more: https://awards.ipma.world/pe-assessors/.

Q: How are the nominations scored?
A:
The applications are scored based on the IPMA Project Excellence Model and related scoring tables.

Q: What are the criteria for evaluating an IPMA Award nomination?
A:
The application criteria are assessed according to the IPMA Project Excellence Model (part of the IPMA Project Excellence Baseline). Download the document here

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