Project Management Institute (PMI) is the world's leading professional association for a growing community of millions of project professionals and changemakers worldwide.
As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI empowers people to make ideas into reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI is working to advance careers, strengthen organizational success, and empower changemakers. Learn to maximize your impact in the MENA region with new skills, training, and certifications.
The MENA region has gone through an unparalleled transformation over the past fifty years. The development of moonshot initiatives and future visions can turn the impossible into reality at unprecedented speed.
PMI is a thought leader and a trusted partner for top influential organizations and governments throughout MENA. They attribute their success to PMI and recognize us as a key partner in capability building, including the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR), the Global Council Members including Saudi Aramco, and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).
PMI is also supporting the largest summits in MENA, such as Dubai International Project Management Forum (DIPMF) and The Big 5 Construction Events.
In addition to our globally recognized standards, certifications, online courses, and tools, we have accelerated our digital portfolio to offer innovative solutions. Elevate your business with Agile, Organizational Transformation, Citizen Development, and learn to support megaprojects and investments and reach your goals.
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“ I am proud to be part of this region’s unique dynamic and outstanding future visions. It is rewarding beyond measure to harness the remarkable potential of MENA’s talents, especially that of its youth, and be part of the historic and global impact this region aspires for. Over the years, PMI MENA has been considered a trusted partner in the region, offering a platform for open dialogues and synergies that contribute towards enabling accelerated value for practitioners, organizations, and governments through power skills and project management capabilities.” - PMI MENA MD, Grace Najjar
The PMI® Mega Projects and Sustainable Infrastructure Summit was held by the Project Management Institute (PMI) - a one of its kind summit for the construction, energy, smart technology, and sustainability industries. The event brought together experts from various local and international top companies and focused on smarter, resilient, and sustainable infrastructure through innovation, digitalization, and collaboration.
The two-day event took place on the 19th and 20th of September at the Fairmont Hotel in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, and included 8-panel discussions around:
1. Reimagining Construction Following Disruptive Trends.
2. The New Mega Project Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges.
3. Moving the Construction Needle towards Sustainability and a Circular Economy.
4. Empowering Talent in Construction.
5. The Next Frontier in Smart Construction
6. The Rapidly Changing Energy Landscape
7. Redefining the Future of Real Estate & Hospitality
8. Contracting, Risk Management, and New Opportunities
The event began with an introductory speech from Grace Najjar, Conference Chair and PMI MENA Managing Director, followed by an opening keynote speech from Michael De Prisco, PMI Chief Operating Officer, and from PMI's new president and CEO Pierre LeMahn. A keynote speech was then given by Dr. Mansour Alturki, Deputy Minister for Planning & Sector Development, General Director of the Vision2030 Realization Office, Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Top-notch global speakers (C-Level ) from top companies took part in the panel discussions and those include: KPMG, RTA, Siemens, Bechtel, Deloitte, Hill International, PwC, North 25, Dubai Municipality, Accenture, Aecom, Petronas, The Red Sea Development Company, Mott Macdonald, United Nations Global Compact, ASGC, Aldar, Khatib & Alami, The CAT group, NESMA, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, also attended the event. The participants discussed key megaprojects which include technological innovations, smart, and sustainable solutions that are enabling the success of these megaprojects and future visions.
PMI® Mega Projects and Sustainable Infrastructure Summit
Project Management Certifications
Developed by project management professionals for project managers, our PMI certifications are based on rigorous standards and ongoing research to meet the real-world needs of organizations. With a PMI certification behind your name, you can work in virtually any industry, anywhere in the world, and with any project management methodology.
PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification is the world's leading project management certification. The PMP® will validate your project management skills in three new key approaches: Predictive, Agile and Hybrid. This will help you gain a competitive edge to achieve your career goals. To help prepare you for the PMP® exam, PMI offers a PMP® prep course allows you to learn directly from the creators of the PMP®.
Because each project is unique, PMI has also continued to evolve the same as projects. Adding Agile certifications to PMI allows practitioners the freedom to reach their highest potential without being hindered by a specific framework. Project Management Institute introduces four new Disciplined Agile Certifications that join the Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® on providing users a deep and extensive suite of agile training.