IPMA Global Project Excellence Award

Small-/Medium - Sized projects

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Since 2019
5 project type categories
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Small-/ Medium-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 a project types categoy and are judged individually based on an Application Report.
for project with a bugdet < 50 € million
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How to Apply?

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 Project Excellence Award assessors or for applicants who would like to prepare themselves to participate in the assessment process. 
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Related Events

Country:
Town: virtual
Event type: Ceremony
Event pricing: free of charge

Meet the 2020 winners and join the virtual IPMA Global Awards Ceremony 2020 on 31st October

  • 3 main award categories
  • Judges’ statements
  • Best practices
  • Individual achievements

Date: 31st October
Time: 13:00- 14:30 CET

To register go to: http://bpw.ipma.world/awards/

We invite you to an amazing annual global event where IPMA for the 19th time will award outstanding project management achievements. Exceptional projects, Project Managers and Researchers in the field of project management will be presented and awarded.

Due to travel restrictions, this year’s Awards Ceremony will be organized in the form of a television show. The event will be hosted by a well-known speaker and will include finalist project presentations and films, explanations from the various international panel of judges, and numerous statements by IPMA representatives.

Meet the winners and meet the judges
Save the date in your agenda and see what practices the best-managed projects in the world use, what contributed to their success, what challenges they faced, and what results they achieved.

In the Awards Ceremony, awards will be handed out in the following categories:

IPMA Global Individual Awards

  • Young Project Manager of the Year
  • Project Manager of the Year
  • Agile Leader of the Year

IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards

  • Project Excellence Award for Small- & Medium-Sized projects
  • Project Excellence Award for Large-Sized projects
  • Project Excellence Award for Mega-Sized projects

IPMA Global Research Awards

  • Research Award
  • Young Researcher Award
  • Research Achievement Award
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:
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 Report
Deadline: 11 June 2020
Presented projects must fulfill the definition of a project described in IPMA ICB version 4.0. The applicant project or concrete project phase must be completed within the last 18 months before the Award application. Only one submission per applicant in each project type category is permitted. A winning project will be one that demonstrates, through narratives and documentary evidence, excellence and/or innovation in the application of project management.
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Download and fill in the Application Documents
Step 3
Receive notification about Judges decision
Deadline: 22 July 2020
All judging is conducted by a group of judges selected from a range of industry groups, who collectively have a broad range of experience in project management, and are independent of all submissions. Only three Finalists per project type category are announced. The judges results determinate which Finalists are awarded a Bronze, Silver and Gold award.
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Step 4
Participate in the IPMA Global Awards Gala
Deadline: 31 October 2020
The winners are announced at the IPMA Global Awards Ceremony. The event will be organized in the online format.
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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: virtual

Meet the 2020 winners and join the virtual IPMA Global Awards Ceremony 2020 on 31st October

  • 3 main award categories
  • Judges’ statements
  • Best practices
  • Individual achievements

Date: 31st October
Time: 13:00- 14:30 CET

To register go to: http://bpw.ipma.world/awards/

We invite you to an amazing annual global event where IPMA for the 19th time will award outstanding project management achievements. Exceptional projects, Project Managers and Researchers in the field of project management will be presented and awarded.

Due to travel restrictions, this year’s Awards Ceremony will be organized in the form of a television show. The event will be hosted by a well-known speaker and will include finalist project presentations and films, explanations from the various international panel of judges, and numerous statements by IPMA representatives.

Meet the winners and meet the judges
Save the date in your agenda and see what practices the best-managed projects in the world use, what contributed to their success, what challenges they faced, and what results they achieved.

In the Awards Ceremony, awards will be handed out in the following categories:

IPMA Global Individual Awards

  • Young Project Manager of the Year
  • Project Manager of the Year
  • Agile Leader of the Year

IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards

  • Project Excellence Award for Small- & Medium-Sized projects
  • Project Excellence Award for Large-Sized projects
  • Project Excellence Award for Mega-Sized projects

IPMA Global Research Awards

  • Research Award
  • Young Researcher Award
  • Research Achievement Award
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:
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 5
Receive the Feedback Report
Deadline: 2 November 2020
All Finalists receive a Feedback Report from the judges group containing a description of the strengths and areas for improvement on the IPMA Project Excellence Model criteria presented in the submission.
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Application Fee Includes

Submission based application and judging process
The Award application fee should be paid on the website: IPMA SHOP.Finalists are offered one free IPMA World Congress and Gala ticket and an entry to the IPMA Awards Winners Club.

IPMA standards

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

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