PMI announces 2016 Award Winners



26 September 2016 – Philadelphia, PA, USA – The Project Management Institute (PMI®) has announced winners of its 2016 professional awards.  The Institute celebrated the recipients of its 2016 Professional Awards this past weekend at its annual gala preceding PMI® Global Congress 2016—North America in San Diego, California.

Since 1974, the PMI Professional Awards Program has honored practitioners who achieve the highest standards of performance in project management and make a lasting impact in their field. “Every year, PMI leads the project management profession in recognizing the industry’s most outstanding accomplishments,” said Mark A. Langley, president and CEO of PMI. “The recipients inspire the profession through their significant contributions and we commend them on their achievements.”

160927-pmwj51-pmi-logoThe 2016 PMI Professional Award recipients are:

PMI Project of the Year Award

  • Winner: National Synchrotron Light Source II Project
    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA
  • Finalist: Guaiba 2 Project CPMC Celulose
    Riograndense, Guaiba, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
  • Finalist: Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital
    Aurecon, Norman Park, Queensland, Australia

PMI Fellow Award

  • Walter Ginevri, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMI-RMP, PMI-SP, PMP, PgMP, PfMP
  • Ralf Müller, DBA, MBA, PMP
  • Beth A. Partleton, MPM, PMP

PMI Award for Project Excellence

  • Desjardins New Online Banking Services
  • Scripps Health ICD-10 Program

PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award

  • Business, Inc. by Octigo

PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award

  • Projectcoach®

PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award

  • Connie Plowman, PMP
  • Dr. Prasad Kodukula, PMP, PgMP

PMI Community Advancement Through Project Management Award

  • Corporate/Government Agency Category
    • Caterpillar, Inc. – Global Project Management Team
    • The Children’s Home Association of Illinois
  • PMI Chapter Category
    • PMI Northern Italy Chapter
  • PMI Chapter Category—Nonprofit Partner
    • Mazao Onlus
  • Individual Project Manager Category
    • Tracy McKinney

Donald S. Barrie Award

  • John Breismeister

James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award – EMEA

  • Dr. Saadi Adra

James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award – North America

  • Trenese McNealy

PMI Research Achievement Award

  • Stewart Clegg, PhD, University of Technology Sydney

PMI Scholar-Practitioner

  • Erling S. Andersen, Masters Candidate. Oecon BI Norwegian Business School

PMI Project Management Journal Paper of the Year Award

  • “Breakthrough R and D Stakeholders: The Challenges of Legitimacy in Highly Uncertain Projects” by Sophie Hooge PhD, and Cédric Dalmasso

PMI Teaching Case Competition

  • First Place: “Odisha’s Disaster Risk Reduction: Coping with the Challenges of Cyclone Phailin” presented by Hadiya Faheem and GV Muralidhara
  • Second Place: Raphael O. Boyd, J.D., MBA; Lila L. Carden, PhD. Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, PMP; Jamison V. Kovach, PhD., Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Lean Six Sigma Professional Training Program Director; Calixo Mejia II, Master of Technology Project Management; Alix Valenti, PhD, JD, LLM

PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award

  • “Managing and Working in Project Society: Institutional Challenges of Temporary Organizations”
    Authors: Rolf A. Lundin, Jönköping International Business School; Niklas Arvidsson, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm; Tim Brady, University of Brighton Eskil Ekstedt, Uppsala Universitet, Sweden; Christophe Midler, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris; Jörg Sydow, Freie Universitat Berlin

PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. For more, visit www.PMI.org.

Source: Project Management Institute