GAC Accreditation Events

GAC Accreditation Workshops

The PMI Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is pleased to announce the following accreditation workshops and events in 2019:

GAC Symposium:
Friday, 4 October 2019
Philadelphia, PA USA

Plan to attend the first annual GAC Symposium, a networking and learning event specifically for faculty within project management programs. It will have:

  • networking opportunities,
  • sessions on best practices in teaching and learning and
  • in-depth learning about the steps of the GAC accreditation process.

The Symposium is co-located with the PMI Global Conference, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. PMI is celebrating its 50th year in 2019, so this will be a great opportunity to participate in all of the celebration and activities surrounding this milestone. 

More details including registration and pricing will be posted to this page shortly. 

GAC Accreditation Workshop:
Thursday, 8 August 2019
Boston, MA USA

This session is hosted by Boston University, and will have:

  • An overview of the GAC Program,
  • A focus on the Onsite Visit step of the accreditation process.
  • A review of Program Learning Outcomes and the GAC Core Areas of Focus.

Registration for this event will be posted to this page shortly. 

General information: 
Applicant, prospective and current program representatives are encouraged to attend these events to better understand the process, as well as gain insight into what GAC expects regarding programs' alignment with the GAC Accreditation Standards.

Additionally, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with GAC Directors and staff, current onsite visit team members and project management faculty from other institutions.

These sessions should provide value whether your program is actively pursuing GAC accreditation or is just interested in learning more about the program.

Please check back for announcements and registration for future workshops. For any questions, please contact GAC@pmi.org.