The Innovative
Project Manager Award

The application for this award must be submitted by a Project Manager for a project that the applicant has managed and completed

Award Prize $30,000

Innovation areas

  • Benefit Realization Management
  • Cost, Time and Scope Management
  • Procurement Management
  • Quality Management
  • Risk and Issue Management
  • Stakeholder, Culture and Change Management

Eligibility Conditions

  • Applicant must be an individual Project Manager
  • Applicant must be the designated Project Manager by the project sponsor/owner for the submitted project
  • Organizations may apply on behalf of their Project Manager, with the understanding that the award goes to the Project Manager in charge of the submitted project

Application Submission Process

Online application form, including:

  • General Information Form
  • Submit an Executive Summary
  • Select and complete a questionnaire for one or more of the Award Innovation Areas


  • Agree to the Award’s General Rules and Conditions
  • Comply with the Award Eligibility Criteria

Required documents:

  • No objection or endorsement letter from the sponsor/client/owner
  • Applicant Curriculum Vitae
  • Evidence for innovation impact on project outcomes


What are the jury looking for

1. Description of the innovation implemented:

  • How novel, disruptive or groundbreaking it is
  • What new tools and techniques were used to achieve the innovation
  • How transferable is the implemented innovation

70% of the score weight

2. Demonstrated result of the implemented innovation and its impact on the project outcomes

30% of the score weight

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