IPMA International Project Management Association

Global Individual Achievement Awards

The IPMA Global Achievement Awards are annual awards celebrating outstanding individual achievements and world-class projects that contribute to society in an outstanding manner. An international group of judges selects the winners that are presented the awards at a regional or world congress. Winning an individual or project award provides you or your organisation international recognition of your efforts.

The Achievement Awards celebrate excellence in the following categories:


  • Young Project Manager of the Year
  • Project Manager of the Year

If you want to learn more about the Individual Achievement Awards categories, visit this page. Application documents can be downloaded below. 


  • Community Service Projects
  • Regional Development Projects
  • Internationally Funded Humanitarian Aid Projects
  • Sustainable Development Projects
  • Diversity in Project Management

See more about Project Categories hereApplication documents can be downloaded below. 

Benefits of competing in the IPMA Achievement Awards

are considerable for all applicants, including:

  • Acknowledgement of excellence by their own organisation through their support of the application
  • Recognition and reward at national, regional and international levels
  • The opportunity to have yourself or your project reviewed by a panel of highly experienced impartial international project managers
  • Benchmarking of your project management competences and innovation against your peers who have completed similar projects
  • National winners are provided with a unique opportunity to attend the international awards celebrations each year and network with other applicants from across the globe
  • Local, national, regional and global publicity of project management excellence by the team members, project manager and their sponsoring organisation
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