Activity Summary in Fiscal Year

PMAJ Activities from April 2015 – March 2016
Conference and meetings in Japan:

“PM Forum Osaka 2015” was held in Osaka (western area, Kansai in Japan) on June 13th, Saturday. 90 attendees have participated from Kyoto, Kobe and Osaka regions. The theme of forum was “Potential of Program Management”, and the committee chair for P2M 3rd Edition Prof. T. Shimizu presented the P2M as the key note speech.
“PM Symposium 2015” was held in Funaboi, Tokyo, on 3rd and 4th, Thursday and Friday, in 2015. 2,300 people attended for 2 days mainly from Tokyo (Kanto) area. The theme of symposium was “Project Management Create a Bright Future”.
The monthly meetings were held twelve times in Tokyo. The forth meeting was no. 200 and the special program was organized. In Osaka monthly meetings were held seven times focused on program management, innovation, and regional infrastructure management and disaster prevention and mitigation.
Other regional open seminars which are specialized for P2M were held in four places in Japan. (April 18th , October 17th , November 28th , December 12th )
Annual the Open the Year Seminar 2016 was held in Tokyo on February 19th 2016 Friday. 500 people attended. As our open the year seminar, the number of participants was recorded high.
The meetings of “P2M Study Groups” were held in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya , Hiroshima, and Fukuoka on the monthly basis, and the outcomes were presented at PM Symposium 2016.

P2M Seminars, Tests and Certification
PMAJ Conducted many kinds of PM-related and P2M training seminars for private interest and authority related organization, and universities.
PMAJ also held many customized seminars upon corporations’ needs.
PMAJ held three types of level-based seminars for PMC, PMS, and PMR which are Project Management Coordinator, Project Management Specialist, and Program Manager Registered.
The certification tests for PMC, PMS, and PMR were carried out.
P2M Seminar for the 19 foreign executives from Philippine has implemented for 2 weeks for The Overseas Human Resources and Industry Development Association (HIDA) from the end of November to the beginning of December 2015.

International Activities
Toward the global activities of domestic PM human resources, PMAJ continues the exchange with overseas PM affiliate such as apfpm (Asia Pacific Federation of Project Management), GAPPS (Global Alliance for Project Performance Standards) PMI®, IPMA®, French, Senegal and others.
KPMA (Korean Project Management Association) and PMAJ have started an exchange of a guest speaker for the PM Symposium of each association since 2014.
PMAJ has joined“NIppon New Network for Innovation (NIN2)” using Facebook as an online platform which is operated by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) to promote the interaction and real-time information/idea exchange between Japanese enterprises and people from all over the world, and started “NIN2 P2M” in the end of March 2015.
Please refer to: https://www.facebook.com/NIN2.P2M/

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