Yes, the IPA Institute does offer our programs for private, in-house delivery. We can deliver an existing course Off-the-Shelf, or we can modify IPA Institute course materials and/or a company's training materials to develop a Tailored program addressing a company's specific needs. Visit the In-House Learning page for complete details.
The IPA Institute delivers public courses in major cities around the world. It is our goal to deliver IPA Institute programs close to those executing capital projects; therefore, we continuously add new locations every year. Visit the Public Course Schedule page to view current locations and dates.
IPA Institute training courses are instructed by IPA project and research analysts who have extensive experience evaluating capital projects and performing research on capital project issues.
Any capital project professional with relevant experience may attend our public courses. Common industries represented include oil and gas, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, mining and minerals, consumer products, and related industries.
Common job functions include Project Manager, Project Director, Project Engineer, Design Manager, Construction Manager, Project Controls Specialist, Operations and Maintenance, Contractor Personnel, and more.
No, it is not necessary to be an existing IPA client in order to attend an IPA Institute course.
The level of experience varies per course, although most IPA Institute courses require knowledge of basic project management principles and experience working with the types of projects covered in the program.
Yes, the IPA Institute offers a 10% Early Registration discount to those who register for a public course at least 1 month in advance of the course's start date. Group Discounts are available to companies sending four or more attendees to the same public course (25% discount on the fourth registration). All discount information is communicated on each individual public course registration website.
Yes, the IPA Institute is a PMI Registered Education Provider (REP). PMI credential holders can claim PDUs after attending IPA Institute courses. PDU details are communicated on each individual public course registration website as the number of PDUs vary from course to course.
You must be a PMI credential holder (PMP, etc.) in order to claim PDUs through PMI. After each course, all participants are provided with detailed instructions to claim PDUs for that particular course. General instructions can be found online at PMI.org. The IPA Institute recommends all participants keep on file their registration form, certificate, brochure, and course materials as proof of attendance in case PMI decides to run an audit.
All IPA Institute courses are delivered in a traditional classrom setting, consisting of lectures supported with presentation slides, active class discussions, and exercises / case studies presented in a breakout setting.
Online registration and payment is the easiest method. The fee is due and payable to the Institute at the time of registration and the IPA Institute accepts all major credit cards. A receipt is automatically generated and sent to you once you have completed all the registrations steps. The IPA Institute also offers a "Purchase Order" payment option for those who are unable to pay via credit card. Each individul public course registration website communicates specific details on how to exercise this option.
If cancellation should be necessary, the IPA Institute requires written notification by fax (+1 703-726-5335) or contact the IPA Institute. The policy states that: