Worldwide recognition of the many project managers and project teams in every industry including non profit organizations and health care who contribute their time, energy, creativity, innovation, and countless hours to deliver products, services, facilities, and provide emergency and disaster recovery services in every city and community around the world.
The international project management day is intended to encourage project based organizations worldwide or organizations who utilize project management methodologies to schedule some type of recognition event within their organizations or coordinated locally with others to truly demonstrate appreciation for the achievements of project managers and their teams.
It was first celebrated in 2004.
IPM Day is always the first Thursday in November.
The continuing theme for International Project Management Day is “The Power of the Profession”
2014: Nov. 6th
For 2014 The theme is “Connecting the world through Project Management” - Project managers are behind most of the things we enjoy in life and project management is often considered to be a universal language. Project managers around the world are encouraged to connect with other project managers and share ideas, lesson learned, and create a more interactive community. Project managers share “Connectic-Energy” and their ability to lead , manage and innovate are the key to the future.
At NITIE, India, a full day event was organized. Prof M. Korgaonker, Former Head, SJMSOM, IIT Bombay was present on the occassion.
2015: Nov. 5th
For 2015 the Theme will be Sustainability – Managing projects that will protect our environment and educate people about the importance of managing earths resources.
2016: Nov. 3rd
2017: Nov. 2nd
2018: Nov. 1st
2019: Nov. 7th
2020: Nov. 5th
2021: Nov. 4th
2022: Nov. 3rd
2023: Nov. 2nd
2024: Nov. 7th