HISTORY OF MAPM
- There are a few project management associations in Malaysia but they are vendor-specific (e.g PMI, Microsoft)
- This lead to the establishment of the Malaysian Association of Project Management which aims to be neutral
- Mr. Dorai Sinna was instrumental in setting up the association
- The committee members consists of professionals from different backgrounds such as financial, civil engineering, manufacturing, IT and academia
- Approved by Government of Malaysia’s Registrar of Societies on 3rd May 2013
- The 1st AGM has been conducted on 29th June 2013
APPROVAL BY GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA
- A world in which ALL projects succeed.
- To promote effective Project Management practices
- To highlight the benefits of successes, and establish guidance for improvement in project management practices
- To accelerate the exchange and reduce the learning curve of Project Management practices between experienced and new practitioners
- To foster professionalism in the management of projects.
- To contribute to the quality and scope of project management.
- To stimulate appropriate global application of project management for the benefit of the general public.
- To provide a recognized forum for the free exchange of ideas, applications, and solutions to project management issues among its members, and others interested and involved in project management.
- To identify and promote the fundamentals of project management and advance the relevant up to-date knowledge for managing projects successfully.
- To collaborate with universities, other educational institutions, and corporate entities to encourage appropriate education and career development at all levels of project management activities
- To provide a guiding influence in academic and industrial research in the field of project management.
- To seek and foster international cooperation and contacts with other organizations, both public and private, which relate to project management and to collaborate in matters of common interest and benefit.
- To identify, develop, foster, and maintain professional, practice, ethical, credentialing and accreditation standards and principles