NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading professional membership organization for project managers, is pleased to announce its 2011 request for proposals for 2012 research funding. PMI’s Academic Resources Department annually solicits research proposals on -topics related to project, program, or portfolio management with funding provided to selected recipients.
Research proposals will be accepted between 1 February and 25 April 2011. Those that advance to the second round will be notified by 10 July 2011. Grant recipients will be notified of awards up to US$50,000 by November 2011. Funded projects begin on 1 January 2012.
PMI will accept proposals from scholars both within and outside the field of project management, including management, organizational psychology, sociology, education, communications and other areas. Proposed research must have a direct application to any aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice. In addition, PMI encourages proposals on research involving multi-disciplinary teams of investigators or teams consisting of academics and practitioners, who can bring new ways of thinking and related bodies of literature to the field.
A detailed RFP, eligibility criteria, and proposal submission guidelines will be posted on www.pmi.org/RG2011.aspx on 1 February 2011. Questions should be addressed to the Research Coordinator at email@example.com.
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.