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Congratulations to the 2014 PMI research award winners!Congratulations to the 2014 PMI research award winners!

We applaud your outstanding contributions to the profession! 

  • Rolf Lundin, PhD, PMI Research Achievement Award 
  • Hans Thamhain, PhD, PMP, Project Management Journal® Paper of the Year Award, awarded posthumously
  • Lev Virine, PhD, P.Eng and Michael Trumper, PMI David I. Cleland Literature Award

Change ReadinessChange Readiness

Download the new white paper

Gain a framework to perform a change readiness assessment that will help to ensure your project or program realizes its goals.

See "Change Readiness: Focusing Change Management Where It Counts." 

Requirements management — a core competency for successRequirements management — a core competency for success

Our new Pulse of the Profession® in-depth report finds that 47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management. The problem is multi-faceted, tied to a lack of focus on people, processes and culture.

Learn more about the struggles faced by organizations and the way forward in our latest Pulse report.

How to break into project management How to break into project management

Q&A with a global talent expert

John Challenger, CEO, Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., offers advice for recent graduates and young professionals looking to break into the project management profession.

See this new video from Career Central, a hub full of resources to help you manage your career and get ahead.

  • Congratulations to the 2014 PMI research award winners!
    Congratulations PMI research award winners!
  • Change Readiness
    Change readiness
  • Requirements management — a core competency for success
    New from Pulse of the Profession®
  • How to break into project management
    How to break into project management

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PMI credentials distinguish you in the job market and can help you move ahead. Several certifications including the PMP® validate a range of education and experience levels in project management. Find out more or get started now to apply.

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Learn more about project management

Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling — 11th EditionProject Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling and Controlling — 11th Edition

This essential guide for project management by Harold R. Kerzner includes updated and new content on measuring project management ROI and project management’s value to stakeholders, plus improved alignment with the PMBOK® Guide and support to those preparing for the PMP® certification exam.

The High Cost of Low Performance: The Essential Role of CommunicationsThe High Cost of Low Performance: The Essential Role of Communications

Communications is a core competency of project and program management that, when properly executed, connects every member of a project team to a common set of strategies, goals and actions. But project leads must share these components effectively, and stakeholders must understand them, or outcomes are jeopardized and budgets incur unnecessary risk.

See our 2014 Pulse of the Profession® report now available in Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), French, Romanian and English. 

Innovation in Action — Satellite Project Reshapes the World View Innovation in Action — Satellite Project Reshapes the World View

A project team from 13 countries set out to build a satellite that, if successful, would change the way we see the world. The project manager demanded innovative technology — and got results. Read the full story.

Why Ethics Matter at Work Why Ethics Matter at Work

Ethical lapses in projects contribute to huge losses, brand dilution and a workplace culture that damages trust and leadership effectiveness. Alankar Karpe, PMI-ACP, PMP who serves on the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group, explains the dilemma and the right way forward.