About Young Crew

Joining IPMA Young Crew is the best career move a young project manager can make!

Young Crew is a key component of IPMA’s growth and development of the leaders of tomorrow. We are the premier global network for young professionals enthusiastic about project management, a platform for young project management professionals and students up to the age of 35.


You wish to take part of the events and competitions in YC? 

Click this link to read more regarding our core international events and competitions, were you can meet the other young professionals!

Our mission

We develop and promote the project management profession amongst young and emerging community by:

  • developing your competences in project, programme and portfolio management
  • giving you global recognition to your accomplishment from working in projects, programmes and portfolios
  • advising your career in project, programme and portfolio management
  • setting environment to network and interact with the global project management world

We believe that:

  • people are the biggest value in every endeavour.
  • professionalism is developed by improving competence, responsibility and  accountability.
  • diversity adds value, that you can only capitalize through respect and value appreciation.
  • curiosity and passion are key to personal development, and lead to creativity, and innovation.

Do you want to know more? Subscribe to the Young Crew Newsletter! Be always informed about news from our community.

Young Crew News: We are a buzzing community, and each minute there’s something different happening. Join us in our next event, meet your local community, or watch the pictures from one or our recent events. Find here all latest information from about upcoming initiatives and new actions brought to you by the YC Management Board.

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol

International Projects: We truly believe, that connections we are making inside of the IPMA Young Crew are of a great value. We are doing our best to strengthen these connections by various initiatives – check out here how, when and where you can join this community.

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men” – Herman Melville

YC Awards: Are you a rising talent in the project management field? Do you want to be recognized? Here’s your chance! IPMA and IPMA Young Crew awards annually top young project managers. Apply here for the next edition, and hear our previous winners talk about the experience!

“Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.”- Aristotle

Young Crew Nations: Is there a Young Crew near you? Find out and engage with them here! And of course, if there is not, you will find here all the tips and tricks for starting a Young Crew and making it official!

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”- St. Augustine

Innovation: Young Crew members from all over the world: do you have a brilliant idea, and you want to turn it into a project with us? The IPMA Young Crew Management Board invites all members to propose innovative, fresh and interesting initiatives where we can work together. Submit your idea here. Let your imagination flow, there are no limits!

“Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple of them and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen” – John Steinbeck

Connect with Us: So you like what you are reading and you want to get in touch with us? Do not worry. In this section you will find all that is needed to know, to make that connection easy: the members of YC Management Board and how to reach them, our place on the social web, or how to subscribe to our newsletter! Do you want to be part in any of our initiatives? Come and talk to us. Here’s the right place for you!

“Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky