2005 年 1 巻 p. 32-45
This paper is to introduce why P2M was born in Japan but will be eligible to international community. P2M was born in the late 1990s in a process how to breakthrough plant and machinery industries and engineering companies which were placed in difficult situation despite their relatively superior technology and engineering capability. That is why the Japan-based project management which only deals with an individual project in case of the U.S.-born PMBOK, linked logically to the group of projects, or program, making project and program management. Similar situation may exist in the continental Europe and other areas, Asia in particular. It may well be implanted in such area like Asia in accordance with Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and ASEAN countries, etc. Academic contacts with many international business school seeking new lecture contents will make fruits both P2M stakeholders and them. Also, of vital importance is to deploy IP strategy as much as possible in the future integrated P2M operation world-wide.