IPMA International Project Management Association

Become recognised as a competent organisation – Certification

  • Do you want your organisation to be recognised as competent in managing projects?
  • Do you want to be assessed on your organisation´s current competence level and obtain an internationally recognised certificate?
  • Do you want to have a clear picture of the areas for improvement and the actions needed to lever your project management?
  • Do you want to achieve better results in projects, programmes and portfolios through more efficient and effective governance and management?

IPMA offers an international, competence-based, certification scheme. In your own country, in your own language, at your own competence level. Do you want to connect to the certification body in your own country?  Click here to find your Member Association, or contact our secretariat.

Organisational Competence Baseline (IPMA OCB®)

Worldwide, IPMA certification of organisations is based on the global competence standard, IPMA OCB. This standard is developed by IPMA and describes the competences an organisation that carries out projects, programmes and portfolios should possess.

You can download OCB version 1.1 here. OCB is available in the languages English, German, …