IPMA International Project Management Association

Global Project Excellence Award Application Process

A project team can apply for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award by filling in an Application Report explaining its project management approach and results according to the criteria of the IPMA Project Excellence Model®. The Application Report constitutes a self-assessment that helps the project team to understand how to achieve success and to identify and use their strengths and improvement potential.

The Global Project Excellence Award Categories

The IPMA Global Project Excellence Award recognises projects and programmes in the following categories:

How to prepare for the IPMA Global Project Excellence Award?

IPMA offers several trainings and webinars during which an applicant organisation or potential assessors can prepare for the Global Project Excellence Award. There are 3-day training for potential assessors, who would like to familiarise themselves with the IPMA Project Excellence Model or for applicants who want to prepare themselves to participate in the assessment process. Check the calendar for more details.

A  one-hour marketing webinar describing the IPMA, the Global Project Excellence Awards and awards process serves to promote the PE Awards. This webinar is organised for a broad audience (check details here) and can also be organised on an in-company basis on request. If your organisation is interested in hosting a marketing webinar, or for more information, please contact the Awards PMO.

Please also read the Submission Guidelines which describe in details the application and assessment process:

Cost of entering the IPMA Global Project Excellence Awards

There is an application fee to enter the awards as described in the table.

In case the application is withdrawn, you are required to cover: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