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Apply to Lecture 

Inspire the next generation of project managers and make an impact on the industry. 

Apply to Volunteer
Contribute to the project management profession and gain valuable experience.

Share your expertise, shape the future 

The Institute of Project Management (IPM) is committed to providing the highest quality project management education, certification, and membership services globally. We count on the expertise of experienced professionals like you to achieve that goal. As an IPM lecturer, you will have the opportunity to inspire and empower the next generation of project managers while enhancing your professional reputation and visibility in the industry.

Our educational programmes are designed to provide individuals and organisations with the knowledge, skills, and tools they need to succeed in project management. We seek passionate and dedicated professionals to help us achieve that mission. As a lecturer, you will play an essential role in shaping the future of project management education while also enjoying the satisfaction of making a meaningful impact on the lives and careers of others and shaping the future of project management in society.

Be a part of something bigger 

Effective project management helps organisations adapt to change, innovate, and remain competitive in a constantly evolving business landscape, driving economic growth and progress. Since 1989, the Institute of Project Management (IPM) has provided education, certification, and membership services to help individuals and teams excel in this field.

Whether you are an experienced project manager or just starting out in your career, volunteering with IPM is a fantastic way to get involved and give back to the project management profession. Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and bring a varied range of skills and expertise. We welcome volunteers who are committed to our mission and are excited to contribute their time and talents toa help us achieve our goals.

If you are interested in applying to become a lecturer or volunteer at IPM, we encourage you to submit your application today. We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you as a valued member of our faculty team.

Benefits of Lecturing

Lecturing at IPM is an excellent way to make a meaningful contribution to the project management profession, while also enhancing your own skills, reputation, and career prospects. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should consider applying to become a lecturer:

  • Share your expertise
  • Develop your leadership and communication skills
  • Contribute to profession
  • Drive positive change
  • Build your personal brand and enhance your reputation
  • Expand your professional network
  • Join a community of industry leaders

Benefits of Volunteering

Volunteering with the Institute of Project Management offers numerous benefits, both for our volunteers and for the broader project management community. Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect:

  • Build your skills and experience
  • Expand your network
  • Contribute to the community
  • Enhance your CV
  • Gain personal satisfaction by knowing you are making a difference in the profession
  • Professional development
  • Access to exclusive resources


Qualifications / Requirements

We value real-world experience and practical insights, and we believe that our students benefit greatly from learning from professionals who have “been there, done that”. To ensure we provide the highest quality project management education possible, we have established the following prerequisites to join our faculty team:

  • Third-level qualification in project management or a related field
  • Relevant industry experience in the field of project management, preferably in a leadership or management role
  • Recognised certification in project management
  • Effective communication skills

Volunteer Opportunities 

  • Event support: Assist with planning and executing our various events, such as conferences, workshops, and networking sessions.
  • Mentoring: Share your expertise and provide guidance to aspiring project managers by serving as a mentor.
  • Curriculum development: Work with our education team to develop and improve our course materials and resources.
  • Marketing and communications: Help spread the word about the Institute of Project Management and our mission by assisting with our marketing and communications efforts.
  • Research: Conduct research, analysis and writing on project management trends and best practices to support our education programmes.
  • Board and committee service: Serve on our board of directors or one of our committees to help guide the direction of the organisation and ensure we are fulfilling our mission.
  • Social media: Get involved with our social media accounts to keep our followers engaged and informed about our programmes and events.
  • Translation: Translate our educational materials and resources into different languages to make them more accessible to a wider audience.
  • Special projects: Assist with ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed.

Application Process

We take great care to ensure that we select only the most qualified and dedicated professionals to join our lecturing team. We invite you to apply using our online application form. Here are the steps in the application process:

Submit Your Application
  • Complete the Lecturing Application Form online.
  • Upload a comprehensive CV and Cover Letter including information about your academic qualifications, professional experience, key projects you have managed, relevant certifications, research and publications, and teaching philosophy.
Selection Process
  • Once we receive your application, our selection committee will review your submission and determine if you meet IPM’s requirements.
  • If you are selected to move forward, we will contact you to schedule an interview or audition.
Interview or Audition
  • During the interview or audition, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your teaching skills and share your passion for project management.
  • You may be asked to prepare a lesson plan or presentation in advance.
Final Decision
  • After the interview or audition, our selection committee will make a final decision on whether to offer you a position as a lecturer at IPM.
  • If selected, you will receive further information about the next steps in the process.

We value our volunteers and strive to make the application process as seamless as possible. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please follow these simple steps:

Review our Volunteer Opportunities

Look at the volunteer opportunities we have available and determine which ones align with your skills, interests, and availability.

Submit Your Application
  • Complete the Volunteering Application Form online.
  • Upload a CV and Cover Letter including basic information about yourself, your volunteer interests, and a sample of your work (if applicable).
Attend an Orientation

Once we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule an orientation session, which will provide an overview of our organisation and the volunteer opportunities available.

Complete a Background Check

For some volunteer positions, we may require a background check to ensure the safety and security of our staff and programme participants.

Start Volunteering
  • Once you have completed the orientation and any required background checks, you can start volunteering with us.
  • We will provide you with any necessary training and support to ensure you feel comfortable and confident in your role.

Apply to Lecture 

If you are passionate about project management and are looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and make a difference, we encourage you to apply today and take the first step towards a rewarding career as a lecturer at the Institute of Project Management.

Apply to Volunteer

Volunteering with IPM is a great way to develop your skills, grow as a person, and make a meaningful contribution to the project management community. We encourage anyone who is interested to get involved and experience the many benefits of volunteering.