IPMA Global Project Excellence Award

Large-& Mega - Sized projects

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Award Categories

Large- and Mega-Sized projects

Global Project Excellence Award

Awards for projects and programmes presenting awards to teams that display and can prove great achievements in project and programme management. Projects compete within smiliar categories and are judged individually based on an Application Report and Site Visit.
Categories open to all types of projects:
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Large-Sized Projects
with a bugdet < € 200 million
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Mega-Sized Projects
with a bugdet > € 200 million
Step 1
Take part in a webinar or a training
A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards and awards process. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. We also offer 3-day training for potential assessors or for applicants who want to prepare themselves to participate in the assessment process. 
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Related Events

Country:
Town: online
Event type: webinar
Event pricing: free

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country:
Town: online
Event type: webinar
Event pricing: free

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country:
Town: online
Event type: webinar
Event pricing: free

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country: The Netherlands
Town: Amsterdam
Event type: Training
Event pricing: 995

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Country: Brazil
Town: Rio de Janeiro
Event type: training
Event pricing: 500 EUR

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Country: China
Town: Jinan
Event type: training
Event pricing: 500 EUR

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Country: Russia
Town: St. Petersburg
Event type: Congress
Event pricing: from 450 €

The Congress is an international authoritative platform and an effective tool for the development of professional relationships, evaluation of achievements and discussion of global trends in project management.

2021 Congress Theme is Project Management in the Digital Transformation Era.

For whom: for project managers in public and private organizations, professors, scientists, teachers and directors of the project offices in universities

Venue: Holiday Inn: St. Petersburg — Moskovskye V., Moskovsky Prospekt 97a

5 main Congress Sections are: 

  • Project Management Perspective. Project Governance for modern organisation: Management of national programs — scale matters.
  • Project Management Practice. Project management system — evolution of approaches and tools.
  • Project Management People: Project Leader’s competences for the digital age: The project manager today — a professional and a personality.
  • Project Management Methodology. New ideas for the new times of digitalisation: Mathematical methods of project management — development prospects.
  • Project Management Agility. Opportunities and challenges: Conventional, Agile… what’s next?

At the Congress Winners of the IPMA Global Project Excellence: Large-/ Mega-Sized projects and Small- / Medium- Sized projects and Individual Awards will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Winner’s Award Ceremony.

Organisers: IPMA, SOVNET
Step2
Submit the Application Form
Deadline: 19 March 2021
Presented projects must fulfill the definition of a project described in IPMA ICB version 4.0. The applicant project must be completed within the last 24 months before the Award application. A winning project will be one that demonstrates, through narratives, documentary and collected evidence during interviews about excellence and/or innovation in the application of project management.
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Step3
Submit the Application Report
Deadline: 19 April 2021
The submitted Application Report is assessed by a team of qualified assessors. Based on the Application Report, the assessors carry out an assessment individually on the basis of the IPMA Project Excellence Model® as well as together write up a first report for the judges.
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Step4
Participate in the Site Visit
Deadline: 21 - 23 June 2021
At the Site Visit assessment team gathers additional information. Interviews with important stakeholders and a study of relevant documents are carried out and the assessment team prepares the second report for the judges. More than one Site Visit location is possible only after consent by the IPMA Awards PMO and the PE Assessment Team.
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Step5
Receive notification about Judges decision
Deadline: 6 July 2021
An international team of judges consisting of experienced project managers from the private and public sector, past winners and sponsors, analyse the assessment teams intermediate and final results and decides which applicants qualify as Finalist. In a second meeting, the team of judges decides which Finalists are awarded a Bronze, Silver and Gold award in the different categories
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Step 6
Participate in the IPMA Global Awards Ceremony
Deadline: 22 September 2021
The winners are announced at the IPMA Global Awards Gala event. All finalists are also invited to take part in several events organised during the IPMA World Congress: the Awards Winners Club, a Feedback session, the Awards Market place when they can present their organisation, project and results and network with other prestigious global Project Managers.
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Related Events

Country: The Netherlands
Town: Amsterdam

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Country: Russia
Town: St. Petersburg

The Congress is an international authoritative platform and an effective tool for the development of professional relationships, evaluation of achievements and discussion of global trends in project management.

2021 Congress Theme is Project Management in the Digital Transformation Era.

For whom: for project managers in public and private organizations, professors, scientists, teachers and directors of the project offices in universities

Venue: Holiday Inn: St. Petersburg — Moskovskye V., Moskovsky Prospekt 97a

5 main Congress Sections are: 

  • Project Management Perspective. Project Governance for modern organisation: Management of national programs — scale matters.
  • Project Management Practice. Project management system — evolution of approaches and tools.
  • Project Management People: Project Leader’s competences for the digital age: The project manager today — a professional and a personality.
  • Project Management Methodology. New ideas for the new times of digitalisation: Mathematical methods of project management — development prospects.
  • Project Management Agility. Opportunities and challenges: Conventional, Agile… what’s next?

At the Congress Winners of the IPMA Global Project Excellence: Large-/ Mega-Sized projects and Small- / Medium- Sized projects and Individual Awards will be announced at the Gala Dinner and Winner’s Award Ceremony.

Organisers: IPMA, SOVNET
Country:
Town: online

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country:
Town: online

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country:
Town: online

A one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards, Project Excellence Model and awards process serves to promote the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. Register under the LINK.

Organisers: IPMA
Country: China
Town: Jinan

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Country: Brazil
Town: Rio de Janeiro

A three-day training is organised for potential PE Award Assessors/ Judges and Applicants who would like to understand and be able to apply the IPMA Project Excellence Model. In addition, much attention is paid to the assessment process itself, including interviewing and reporting skills. Active PE Award Assessors are required to participate in this training at least every five years.

YOUR BENEFITS:

  • You will take part in a training session to get to know the IPMA Project Excellence Model in order to be prepared to assess projects when you are appointed as a PE Award Assessor for Large- and Mega-Sized Projects (written application based assessment and a project site visit) or a Judge for Medium/ Small – Sized Projects (written application based assessment).
  • You will practice how to apply the Project Excellence Model and how to objectively assess the project management of a project that is entered into the awards process.
  • You will get detailed insights into the working of a project team that applies for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award. For example during the on-site visit when applied methods, plans, procedures, results, successful areas and lessons learnt are discussed with project team members and important stakeholders.
  • You will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange views with experienced international colleagues during the training.
  • You will practice and develop the skills required to be able to carry out an unbiased assessment of the project management of a project.
  • You will learn how to assess the excellence of the project management; define strong points and areas for improvement. These skills will be useful for your organisation and perhaps for your customers too.

APPLY

Organisers: IPMA
Step 7
Receive the Feedback Report
Deadline: 30 September 2021
All applicant organisations receive a Feedback Report from the assessment team containing a description of the decision taken by the team of judges and a description of the strengths and areas for improvement for each of the IPMA Project Excellence Model criteria
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Pricing

Price

€ 9000,00*

Categories

Large-Sized projects

with a budget € 50 - 200 million

Mega-Sized projects

with a budget > € 200 million

Application Fee Includes

Written application and site based judging process

The Award application fee should be paid on the website: IPMA SHOP.Finalists are offered two pre-paid IPMA World Congress and Gala tickets and an entry to the IPMA Awards Winners Club.

* In the Large- and Mega-Sized projects categories the Application Fee does not cover the cost of the Assessment Team Site Visit.

In case the application is withdrawn, you are required to cover:

20% of the application fee if the Application Report has not yet been submitted to the Awards PMO
100% of the application fee if the Application Report has been submitted to the Awards PMO.

IPMA standards

IPMA Global Project Excellence Award is based on the the IPMA Project Excellence Baseline

Wall of Fame

Get to know our finalists, their projects and achievements, thanks to which they stood on the stage.
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Testimonials

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Mr. Min Yao
China Enegry Shenning Group Co. Ltd, Silver Winners 2019
We are very grateful to be invited to participate in IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards 2019 to share and learn from each other on the experience, technology, knowledge. Just the same as the greatest Chinese Philosopher, Confucius told us "there is always something to learn when we walk together".
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Mr. Widjaja S Sumarjadi
PT Tripatra Engineers and Constructors, Prize Winner 2012
This achievement is not an end result; it will be the starting point of our continuous improvement process so that we can complete the project with better quality in the future.
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Mr. Jean-Michel Reix
Thales Alenia Space, Gold Winner 2014
This recognition in the management field by a an international organisation is very important and contributes to our image towards our Customer. It confirms our company management capabilities in a complex project getting an additional reference for future bids.
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Mr. Riccardo Fabbri
GE Oil & Gas, Gold Winner 2014
Applying for the Award has been an intense learning and benchmarking experience, which resulted in significant recognition. If you are motivated to having the opportunity to influence your organisation and growing in self awareness, then IPMA will give you a boost (key).

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