International Project Management Day is celebrated every year on first Thursday in the month of November. This year, Project Management Day will be observed on November 7. The International Project Management Day or IPM Day is designed to encourage project-based organizations worldwide or companies who utilize project management methodologies to program some type of recognition event within their organizations or organized locally with others to demonstrate the appreciation for the achievements of project managers and their teams.
History of International Project Management Day
In 2004, Laverne Johnson and Lori Milhaven created the International Project Management Day with the team of International Institute of Learning. They created this day to honor the project managers who work tirelessly to finish the projects efficiently on time. Project Managers are the backbone of every project in the organization, and they always make sure that everything in the industry is moving smoothly, and work in every industry and sector, from the government to volunteer. International Project Management Day is an Worldwide appreciation of the many project managers and project teams in every organisations including non profit organizations and health care who provide their time, energy, creativity, innovation, and countless times to deliver products, services, facilities, and provide emergency and disaster recovery assistance in every city and community throughout the world. The IPM Day is the perfect day to bring the recognition that the project managers deserve for finishing our greatest goals efficiently on time.
Other Celebrations on November 7
November 7 is also celebrated as
- National Men Make Dinner Day
- National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
- National Hug A Bear Day
- World Quality Day
How to Celebrate International Project Management Day
The best way to celebrate Project Management Day is by arranging the appreciation program to honor the project managers. Otherwise, simple meetings and events can be arranged by staff’s to show their appreciation for project managers. Share your thoughts about International Project Management Day on social media’s by using the hashtag #ProjectManagementDay.