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Global & Multi-National P/PM Professional Organizations

The professional organizations listed here span national and continental borders.

P/PM Organizations


Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management (apfpm)


Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEi)


International Project management Association (IPMA) – Founded in 1965 and registered in 160913-osayande-ipma-logoSwitzerland, IPMA is the world’s oldest international project management professional organization. IPMA is a federation of more than 50 national project management societies in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. IPMA sponsors research, standards, awards, seminars, an annual world congress and the IPMA Young Crew, all related to professional project, programme and portfolio management. To learn more: http://www.ipma.world/ (Osayande)

Articles, News and Information about IPMA in the PM World Library

Wagner, R. (2022). On the editorial ‘This war changes everything…’, Letter to the Editor, PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue VI, June. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/pmwj118-Jun2022-Wagner-on-this-war-changes-everything-Letter-to-Editor.pdf

160201 - Crnkovic - PMI LOGOPMI: World's largest project management society - Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's largest not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. Today, PMI gathers more than 700 000 members around the world and offers globally recognized standards and certification programs, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities. For more, visit www.pmi.org

Khelifi, Y. (2023). Let’s Direct our Potential for Creating Something Good and Useful! Interview with Lenka Pincot, PMP; PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/pmwj134-Oct2023-Khelifi-Interview-with-Lenka-Pincot.pdf

Khelifi, Y. (2023). Project Management is about Managing Change: Reflections on the evolution of the PM profession from a unique perspective, Interview with Mark Langley, Former CEO of PMI, PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue V, May. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/pmwj129-May2023-Khelifi-Interview-with-Mark-Langley.pdf

Khelifi, Y. (2023). Building Communities and Moving Forward, Interview with Carol Martinez, PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue IV, April. Available online at https://pmworldjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/pmwj128-Apr2023-Khelifi-Interview-with-Carol-Martinez-pmi.pdf

Khelifi, Y. (2023). From Project Managers to Changemakers! Interview with Pierre Le Manh, PMI CEO; PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue I, January. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/pmwj125-Jan2023-Khelifi-Interview-with-Pierre-Le-Manh.pdf

Ozguler, I.S. (2023). Advancing Project Management in Rebuilding American Infrastructure: Interview with Gary Scarf, North American Client Engagement Manager, PMI; PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue III, March. Available online at https://pmworldjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/pmwj127-Mar2023-Ozguler-Interview-with-Gary-Scarf.pdf

Ozguler, I. S. (2022). The Global Project Management Talent Gap, Interview with Dave Garrett, PMI; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/pmwj122-Oct2022-Ozguler-global-talent-gap-Interview-with-Dave-Garrett.pdf

Ozguler, I.S. (2022). Global Megatrends Reveal Greatest Challenges for Society & Project Professionals: Interview with Joe Cahill, PMI; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue VI, June. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/pmwj118-Jun2022-Ozguler-Interview-with-Joe-Cahill.pdf

Ozguler, I.S. (2022). PM Trends for 2022: Interview with Dave Garrett; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue III, March. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/pmwj115-Mar2022-Ozguler-Interview-with-Dave-Garrett-pmi.pdf

Ozguler, I.S. (2022). The Great Resignation in the USA and Big Reveals for PM Professionals from PMI’s 2021 Survey: Interview with Mike DePrisco, PMI; PM World Journal, Vol. XI, Issue II, February. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/pmwj114-Feb2022-Ozguler-Interview-with-Mike-DePrisco-PMI.pdf

Ozguler, I. S. (2021). Interview with Ben Breen, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Global Head of Construction, PMI; PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue XII, December. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/pmwj112-Dec2021-Ozguler-Interview-with-Ben-Breen-pmi2.pdf

Ozguler, I.S. (2021). Interview with Brantlee Underhill, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue X, October. Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/pmwj110-Oct2021-Ozguler-interview-with-Brantlee-Underhill.pdf

Pulse of the Profession - Conducted since 2006, PMI’s Pulse of the Profession® is the global survey of project management practitioners. The Pulse charts the major trends for project management now and in the future. It features original market research that reports feedback  and insights from project, program, and portfolio managers, along with an analysis of third-party data.

Success Rates Rise: Transforming the high cost of low performance – PMI’s 9th Global Project Management Survey (2017) - PMI’s latest Pulse of the Profession® research suggests a positive change in the way organizations are managing projects and programs. For the first time in five years, more projects are meeting original goals and business intent and being completed within budget. This report, PMI’s annual survey of project management practitioners and leaders, represents feedback from 3,234 professionals globally who represent different levels within organizations from diverse industries. To read report, click here.  (Aliakbarova)

Some Documents from PMI History

PMO Global Alliance
- Founded in 2014 as the first global community exclusively focused on Project Management Offices (PMOs), the PMO Global Alliance was created by Brazilian PMO Leaders who wanted to exchange experience and knowledge in order to achieve better results in their PMOs. Members are PMO leaders, PMO members, Executives, Consultants, Teachers, Students, Project Managers, among others who share experience and knowledge, contributing to the development of the PMO worldwide community. The organization's mission is to support the professional development of members through mutual support, networking, advanced research, and an intensive exchange of experiences. Information at https://www.pmoga.com/en/


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