Project Management Update from Italy



By Alessandro Quagliarini

International Correspondent

Rome, Italy

Launching the 2024 Activities from the Project Management Communities’ Associations in Italy


In this first 2024 report, we are going to talk briefly about the results achieved by the Associations of Project Management in Italy during 2023 and what is on track for this year. Each Association have announced its own main events this year with the relative roadmap, and observing the 2023 new credential’s results, we can also watch the 9% of average growth of trusted people in Project Management last year[1], achievement of the great work done by all Italian Associations of Project Management.

The Associations of Project Management Community in Italy

The Project Management Institute: Northern Italy’s Chapter (PMI-NIC)[2]; Central Italy’s Chapter (PMI-Central Italy)[3]; Southern Italy’s Chapter (PMI-SIC)[4]

The PMI Italy chapters started this new year each of them with their own reunion. One of these, on January 26th, 2024, the General Assembly of PMI Southern Italy convened at the Stoà headquarters, offering members a chance to reflect on the accomplishments of 2023 and set new objectives for the coming year.

Stoà – Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e Gestione di Impresa – Ercolano, Naples

Moderated by Luciana Pennino and Miriam Lanzetta, the assembly provided a vibrant setting for discussions. Key agenda points included the announcement of the 2023 election results, a review of the 2023 balance, and a preview of the 2024 program. The highlight of the event was the keynote address titled ‘Sviluppo Progettazione Cinematografica e IA Generativa’ by filmmaker Maurizio Fiume, who explored the transformative role of generative AI in cinema and introduced the EFILM SYSTEM platform. Chapter President Edoardo Grimaldi delivered a compelling address outlining the organization’s achievements and future prospects. The assembly concluded with a celebratory toast, marking the success of the event and anticipating new challenges ahead. With over 100 members participating both in person and remotely, the event showcased a commitment to connectivity and inclusivity, as remote participants contributed to an interactive experience, enriching the discussion and strengthening the community bond.

PMI – SIC General Assembly Team


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How to cite this report:  Quagliarini, A. (2024). Project Management Update from Italy, report, PM World Journal, Vol. XII, Issue III, March. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/pmwj139-Mar2024-Quagliarini-project-management-Report-from-Italy-English.pdf

About the Author

Alessandro Quagliarini

Rome, Italy


Alessandro Quagliarini, MScEng, PMP, MBA, is an experienced Program Manager, with more than 18 years of experience in the ICT sector. He holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and a Doctor’s degree in Business Administration from the Bologna University Business School. He got both PMP® and ISIPM-Av® advanced certifications in Project Management, and he is also certified as an Information Management Systems Lead Auditor. He is a Member of the Board of the “Italian Institute of Project Management” (ISIPM) for ten years, and he is an Accredited Teacher in Project Management.

Alessandro is currently engaged in the “Digital Transformation” engineering and industrialization programs of the new Italian “Open Fiber” telecommunications network, with particular focus on the engineering of delivery and assurance processes for the provision of retail, business and industries customers, on the operational management and procurement support for the definition of specifications and contracts, on the definition of operating rules/ instructions for maintenance and of requirements for systems development, on the support to the commercial and regulatory lines for the definition of services and processes for customers (Other Licensed Operators and Industries), and on the definition and management of operations compliance with ISO Standards and International Best Practices.

As a Member of the ISIPM Board, he focuses his volunteer activities mainly on the cultural diffusion of the project management to young people – specifically to high school students and also staff, including teachers. As an ISIPM accredited teacher, he has taught project management in public and private institutions, in schools and in universities. He has experience in the organization of events and as a speaker in conferences, and also in proposing and managing EU-funded projects.

Alessandro can be contacted at a.quagliarini@gmail.com

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[1] https://pmworldjournal.com/article/march-2023-pm-update-from-rome
[2] https://www.pmi.org/chapters/northern-italy
[3] https://www.pmi-centralitaly.org/
[4] https://www.pmi-sic.org/