Academic Programs & Research
Advance the Profession
PMI research and educational programs help define and develop the future of project management.
Project management is the strategic competency that enables organizations to implement strategies and deliver expected benefit. PMI is committed to advancing the science and practice of project management by supporting the work of academics through research and education programs, informing the practice of project management and the real-world application of research results.
We encourage scholars, researchers and reflective practitioners to get involved in the creation and dissemination of new knowledge. PMI provides essential offerings for academics and researchers, including:
- Funding for new academic research in project, program and portfolio management
- Venues to showcase, present and discuss new and cutting-edge research
- Opportunities to exchange ideas and network with scholars and advanced practitioners
- Access to publications including Project Management Journal®, articles, books and papers on basic and applied research findings
- More opportunities and resources if you choose to join PMI as a member
PMI Sponsored Research Program
Supporting new academic research with the intent to advance knowledge in project, program and portfolio management.
Encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration among scholars and practitioners, and disseminating new knowledge in project management, we offer educational and research-oriented opportunities at various conferences and regional workshops throughout the year.
Calls for Papers
PMI supports scholars who create and disseminate knowledge through new research in project management. We encourage the academic community to submit their work to Project Management Journal as well as PMI conferences and those of allied academic organizations.
Teaching Case Competition
Project management scholars and practitioners can participate in our annual Teaching Case Competition. Submissions are open 2 January-1 May.
Each year, cases will be accepted on a timely topic within project management. The competition will be judged by a panel of expert case writers and project management scholars, with monetary prizes for the top three cases.
Winners will be announced in October and will be published through PMI.
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