Swiss Island® awarded PMI® Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year 2017



29 October 2017 – Chicago, IL, USA – Swiss Island® has been awarded the prestigious “PMI® Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year 2017” award by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). This award is to recognize and honor exceptional skills in the development and delivery of a professional development product in project, program, or portfolio management. This award was presented at the PMI Global Conference 2017 – North America Professional Awards Gala, which was held on Saturday, 28 October 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Accepting the award in Chicago were Joerg Hoehl, PMP and Rudiger Geist, PMP.






Rudiger Geist during acceptance speech.






Product of the Year Award



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.”

PMI® (Project Management Institute) is the leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project management profession. Its professional resources and research deliver value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve organizational success and further mature the profession.


Editor’s note: Rudiger Geist is an occasional correspondent and contributor for the PM World Journal.  We wish Rudiger and his partner our congratulations on winning this prestigious award.  Well done!