GPM is the leading interest group for the project economy in Germany. This claim is based not only on its size and the trust placed in it, but even more on the benefits it offers its members and society. Project management has long been a demanding profession. Its foundation is a complex knowledge, which represents to develop constantly further a priority task of the GPM. It fulfills this task supported by its members who, whether as individuals in companies, universities or other institutions or as whole companies, together form a highly effective competence network.