Academic Programs & Research

Advance the Profession

PMI research and educational programs help define and develop the future of project management.

PMI is committed to advancing the science and practice of project management by supporting the work of academics through its research and education programs.

Research Funding Opportunities

Supporting new academic research with the intent to advance knowledge in project, program and portfolio management.

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Research Summaries

Benefit from abstracts and articles that transfer valuable information from academic research into brief and concise formats for busy project, program, and portfolio managers. Be on the leading edge of theory and practice. Challenge your thinking and that of your organization.

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Global Accreditation Center

The Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) is an independent academic accreditation body with policies, procedures, and standards for accrediting project management and related programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree levels.

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Academic Scholarships

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Academic Awards

Recognize and honor excellence in the conduct of academic research, the adoption or adaptation of research into practice, published books that advance knowledge in the field, and scholarly work that is respected by project management academic and practitioner communities.

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Curriculum & Resources

Designed “by faculty, for faculty,” the curriculum guidelines and teaching resources can be used to introduce a basic course or integrate project management topics and concepts into existing courses. The flexible guidelines and teaching materials can be customized to reflect your disciplinary focus, teaching approach, student profile, and course structure.

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Academic Network Newsletter

Join the academic community of scholars, faculty and project professionals interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge in project management and get the latest news in the field.

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Research Events

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.

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Resources

    • Project Management Journal

      The mission of the peer-reviewed Project Management Journal is to shape world thinking on the need for and impact of managing projects by publishing cutting-edge research to advance theory and evidence-based practice. PMJ embraces contributions both from within and beyond project management to augment and transform theory and practice, and welcomes articles on topics related to project, program and portfolio management, project-based organizations, project business and more.

    • PMI Academic Awards

      Recognize and honor excellence in the conduct of academic research, the adoption or adaptation of research into practice, published books that advance knowledge in the field, and scholarly work that is respected by project management academic and practitioner communities.

    • Authorized Training Partners

      PMI Authorized Training Partners are organizations that we have approved to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders.

    • Academic Research Volunteer Opportunities

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