Chapter 2. Introducing the Principal Organizations

The “movers and shakers” are pretty clear at this point. In Australia, it is the Australian Institute for Project Management (AIPM); in Great Britain, the Association for Project Management (APM) is the recognized leader; the International Project Management Association (IPMA) sets standards for participating organizations all over the world. In the United States and many countries throughout the world, it is the Project Management Institute (PMI).

In addition to these project management organizations, the American Management Association (AMA) is a leader in providing management books and seminars. Project management is a part of their management coverage, and the AMA is therefore an excellent ...

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