Identifying New Ways of Working

Drive Success in a World of Change

The Project Economy is one in which people have the skills and capabilities they need to turn ideas into reality. 

It is where organizations deliver value to stakeholders through successful completion of projects, delivery of products, and alignment to value streams. And all of these initiatives deliver financial and societal value.

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Welcome to The Project Economy

Center Stage: The Voice of The Project Economy

Our podcast series that presents the real meaning of innovative change and reimagining the way we work. 


Latest Episode: Episode 11 with Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu & Joseph Cahill

Believing that Africa’s economic development lies in the lands of the private sector, the Tony Eluemelu Foundation (TEF) is training, mentoring and funding entrepreneurs across all 54 African countries to transform the continent. TEF recognizes that project management makes ideas reality and is a key contributor to achieving the Foundation’s goal of one billion in economic growth and one million jobs across Africa within 10 years.

Join this inspirational discussion with TEF Chief Executive Officer Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu and PMI Chief Operating Officer Joe Cahill as they explore TEF’s efforts to unleash the power of African entrepreneurship. They cover a range of topics from channeling passion to drive business success, improving access to knowledge and skills, leveraging technology, and mentoring. They inspire listeners to embrace this vision for transforming African communities and improving quality of life.

Learn more about Tony Elumelu Foundation and the partnership with PMI.

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Earning Power: In Demand

Organizations are realizing they need project talent—and they’re willing to pay for it. No matter their place on the org chart or the sector or location they’re working in, most project professionals are earning more. Nearly three-quarters of respondents in PMI’s Project Management Salary Survey, 11th Edition, reported their total compensation had increased over the last year.  


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Learn More About the Project Economy

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Global Trends Driving The Project Economy

In this conversation, PMI President & CEO Sunil Prashara explores some of the global trends, impacts and opportunities that are reshaping the world as we know it. Organizations and economies around the world are in a race to solve big challenges and ensure their continued relevance – and the ways we are all working must change to accommodate these tectonic shifts. Listen to Sunil’s thoughts on some of the major global trends that are driving The Project Economy.


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The Project Economy is Here

The Project Economy offers so much rich potential as society optimizes and extends the amazing achievements that technological advance now puts at our fingertips. It is no surprise that disruption accompanies change, and that there can be resistance to that which is different. But if we can view the world through this new, future-focused lens, we can prepare ourselves, our organizations, and our society to make the most of the opportunity. 


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Work has Changed. Here’s What that Means.

“Project” is a huge, broad word that has such rich possibilities in terms of helping define how people do what they do and how organizations achieve their goals, create change, and deliver value. We are moving toward not defining work by its features or attributes, but in terms of what needs to get done, and figuring out the best way to do it. We call this The Project Economy