Join IPMO

Although based in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq membership of Iraq Project Management will be open to individual members from all eighteen Governorates of the federal Republic of Iraq. Applications are welcome from engineers, scientists, economists, lawyers, academics, managers and students with no prior knowledge or experience in Project Management.

Membership Benefits

There are a number of ways in which future members can benefit from what we do, including:

  • Membership
  • Qualifications
  • Events
  • Publications
  • Online services

For the professional Project Manager

  • Option to better self, get promotion and improve earning power
  • Acquire three core skills
Full command of English
Professional qualifications in Project Management such as PMP from the PMI, IPMA Level D from IPMA or others
Expertise in using a project management tool such as Microsoft Project
  • Keep abreast of development in PM and related subjects
  • Maintain professional certification

For the wider local community at major population centers across the federal Republic of Iraq

  • Monthly one-hour seminars combining PM topics with topics of local, regional and national interest. The Seminar is first run in Baghdad then re-run at a different Iraqi city each month
  • Monthly Gala Dinner events held at prestigious venues with expert guest speakers (subject to availability of funding and feasibility)
  • Special events introducing aspects of American and British culture to Iraqi audiences such as classical music, opera, question time, media freedom, privacy laws, ballroom dancing, blood sports, American gun culture, multi-cultural society.

For professional women

A new path to achieve gender equality and better male colleagues through attaining project management credentials:

  • Minimum quota for women in all IPMO activities
  • Discounts for women where offering such discounts is lawful
  • Seminars dedicated to gender equality subjects

For graduates and young professionals

  • Acquire some of the range of skills that successful project managers require:
    – Full command of the English language
    – Time management skills
    – Interpersonal skills
    – Negotiation skills
    – Basic organization and planning skills
    – Basic personal finance skills
  • Personal success strategies (self-control, harnessing emotions, reading body language, brinkmanship, assertiveness)
  • Network with PMs and non-PM professionals and with Expatriates

For the wider local community at major population centers across the federal Republic of Iraq

  • Monthly seminars combining Project Management topics with topics of local, regional and national interest
  • Monthly gala dinner events held at prestigious venues with expert speakers
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