James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award (ISPA)

  • 2023


    • Mohd Fakhri Bin Mohd Noor

      2023 James R. Snyder Student Paper of the Year Award

      PMI Academic Programs is pleased to announce the winner of the 2023 James R. Snyder Student Paper of the Year Award is Mohd Fakhri Bin Mohd Noor. With 19 years of distinguished leadership in IT strategy and global digital transformation, Fakhri has been at the forefront of driving innovative changes across organizations he has been involved in. In his current role as Farmbyte's Head of Digital (CDO), he steers the development and launch of digital products that anchor the company's future revenue streams.

  • 2022


    • No Winner

  • 2021


    • Claudio Szwarcfiter, PhD, MSc, PgD, BSc

      Modeling and solving the tradeoff between project value and net present value

  • 2020


    • Shannette Budhai

      2020 Europe Recipient

      The Development Process to Acquire the Core Competencies of a Successful Project Manager

    • Estela DePaz

      2020 North America recipient

      Transferability of Program Management Competency Model to Special Education

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  • 2019


    • Adrien Vives

      2019 North America Recipient

      The Development Process to Acquire the Core Competencies of a Successful Project Manager

      In this paper, Adrien Vives examines project manager competencies to determine which skills have the highest impact on project success and how those skills can be acquired. In this context he also focuses on agile project management and skills are important to increase agile project success.

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    • Hentrick Eveluck

      2019 Asia Pacific Recipient

      Enhancing Reduction in Dependence on Off-island Fuel and Cost of Electricity Project: Electric Vehicle (EV) Infrastructure Development Pilot Project

      In this paper, advanced research has been combined with Mr. Everluck’s own creativity, forward-thinking and ingenuity to use project management as the platform for offering this energy-based efficiency solution. This paper is truly representative of the ideals of the award..

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  • 2018


    • Taiwo Abraham, MBA, PMP, ITIL Expert, CSM, CSSGB and Co-writer

      2018 EMEA Recipient

      PMO Longevity: Implementation Phase Inputs and PMO-Operations Management Integration

      The research adopts a unique view premised on the existing findings on organizational knowledge management, competence retention and popular learning curve theory to argue for the need for PMO longevity and integration with operations management.

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    • Queeneth Odimegwu, SM.S. and Co-writer

      2018 North America Recipient

      Mandatory Integrity Statement for MSPM Multi-site Project Management (MSPM) Team Project

      This paper focused on the integration of all project management skills that were applied in the construction of a library in Nigeria. The project background was illustrated, followed by a comprehensive description, project control and management.

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  • 2017


    • Gerald O. Sablo, Jr., BS, MS

      2017 North America Recipient

      Project Ethics: The Promise and the Reality

      This paper is a fictional case study consisting of four vignettes of how Contract Project Management, Inc., trained in the Project Management Institute’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, deals with a variety of questionable ethical behaviors found on one particular project undertaken by contract.

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    • Neil C. Robinson, PMP, PRINCE2 Practitioner, CELTA, MACS

      2017 EMEA Recipient

      Life is a Project: Project Management as an Enabling Life Skill

      This paper introduces the concept of teaching basic project management skills as a useful tool for empowering newcomers with greater capability to define, plan and achieve personal objectives in a culturally challenging environment.

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