Project Management Institute (PMI) Announces 2010 Award Recipients

Oct 12, 2010, 10:57 ET from Project Management Institute

—Awards presented at annual gala in Washington, D.C.

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's leading project management member association, announced the recipients of its 2010 awards at its annual awards ceremony, which was held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, 9 October 2010.

PMI's awards program recognizes the year's most innovative and successful projects. PMI also honors organizations that advance communities through pro bono project management and individual contributors to the Institute and to the profession. These recipients include some of project management's most outstanding authors, training providers, products and organizations engaged in the superior practice of project management.

"The PMI awards program recognizes the projects, individuals, organizations, chapters and communities that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to project management excellence," said Gregory Balestrero, president and chief executive officer of PMI. "The outstanding selection of nominees and recipients for these prestigious awards is a testament to the growth and value the profession brings to organizations and the development of future practitioners and leaders."

The following awards were bestowed at the PMI awards ceremony at PMI® Global Congress 2010 — North America on 9 October 2010.

PMI Professional Awards Program

Since 1974, the PMI Professional Awards Program has recognized those who set the highest standards of performance in the field of project management.  

  • PMI Project of the Year Award – National Ignition Facility Project, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (Livermore, California, USA)
  • PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award Identifying and Managing Project Risk: Essential Tools for Failure-Proofing Your Project, Second Edition, by Tom Kendrick, PMP, MBA, MSEE
  • PMI Community Advancement through Project Management Award – Organizational Category:  Institute of Taiwan Project Management (ITPM) Morakot Flood Disaster Reconstruction and Preparation WBS Plan
  • PMI Community Advancement through Project Management Award – PMI Component/Chapter Category:  PMI Lakeshore Chapter, Canada, for the PMI Lakeshore Outreach Project for the Robert Land Community Association
  • PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award – Corporate/Government/Association Category: P3MM for Team Members created by Dell Services Learning, Plano, TX, USA
  • PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award – Individual/Business Provider Category: "The Bridge" by Barbara Matkowska and Marcin Zmigrodzki, PhD, PgMP, PMP, Octigo Company, Wroclaw, Poland
  • PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award – Corporate/Government/Association Category: SPM Learning Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award – Individual/Business Provider Category:  Total Systems Education, Ltd., St. James, New York, USA
  • PMI Fellow Award - Dr. David Hillson, PMP, HonFARM, FIRM, FRSA
  • PMI Distinguished Contribution Award
    • Alfonso Bucero, CSE, MSc, PMP
    • Jeff Hodgkinson, PgMP, PMP®, PMI-RMP
    • Prasad S. Kodukula, PhD, PgMP, PMP
    • Aji Rajappan, PMP
    • Carol Walters

PMI Component Awards

The PMI Component Awards recognize PMI chapters and communities of practice that have showed unparalleled dedication and made contributions to the project management profession.

  • PMI Component Award for Component Leadership - Beth Ouellette, PgMP, PMP, New York City Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Component Leadership, Recognition of Excellence
    • Sharon Sikes, PMP, Olympia, WA Chapter
    • AJ Collier, Clearlake/Galveston Chapter
    • Tejas Sura, PMP, Mumbai Chapter
    • Walter Sutterlin, PMP, Central Ohio Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Component of the Year  
    • Chapter Category II, PMI Mumbai Chapter
    • Chapter Category III, PMI Central Virginia Chapter
    • Chapter Category IV, PMI Washington, DC Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Component of the Year, Recognition of Excellence  
  • Chapter Category I, Olympia, WA Chapter
  • Chapter Category II, Pearl City Chapter
  • Chapter Category II, Buenos Aires Chapter
  • Chapter Category III, Fort Worth Chapter
  • Chapter Category IV, Houston Chapter
  • Community Category, Information Systems Community of Practice
  • PMI Component Award for Leadership, Planning and Operations – PMI Washington, D.C. Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Leadership, Planning and Operations, Recognition of Excellence  
    • PMI Houston Chapter
    • PMI New York City Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Volunteer Program – PMI Central Virginia Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Volunteer Program, Recognition of Excellence – PMI Minnesota Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Member Services – PMI Central Virginia Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Member Services, Recognition of Excellence – PMI Houston Chapter      
  • PMI Component Award for Collaboration and Outreach
    • PMI Rome Chapter
    • PMI Washington, D.C. Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Collaboration and Outreach, Recognition of Excellence – PMI New York City Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Volunteer of the Year Peter Kos, PMP, PMI Baltimore Chapter
  • PMI Component Award for Volunteer of the Year, Recognition of Excellence
    • Raghunath Garre, PMP, PMI Kentuckiana Chapter
    • Rick Schomburg, PMP, PMI Central Ohio Chapter
    • R. Clark Webb, PMP, PMI New York City Chapter

PMI Educational Foundation Awards

The PMI Educational Foundation awards recognize the philanthropic contributions of individuals who help enable a better prepared project management workforce for the future, a better prepared society for future success, and better prepared responses in future times of need.

  • The James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award
    • Jake Stewart, PhD, PMP, MBA.  Paper Title: "The Project Management Office Impact on Information Technology Project Success"
  • The Donald S. Barrie Award (sponsored by the PMI Design-Procurement-Construction SIG)
    • Pin-Chao Liao, PhD, PMP and Stephen R. Thomas, PhD, P.E.  Paper Title: "A Summary Measurement of Engineering Productivity at Project Level"

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI is the world's largest project management member association, representing more than half a million practitioners in over 185 countries. As a global thought leader and knowledge resource, PMI advances the profession through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and virtual communities and academic research. When organizations invest in project management, supported by PMI, executives have confidence their important initiatives deliver expected results, greater business value and competitive advantage. Learn more at www.pmi.org.

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