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The Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) is the project management industry’s non-profit standards body. PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession.
With over 250 project chapters and approximately 350,000 members worldwide, PMI is the largest project management membership group. PMI is a volunteer organization that supports and drives the project management industry forward – more information about PMI’s Thailand Chapter here.
PMI, in conjunction with its volunteer membership, developed A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), which is the agreed upon book of standard language, terminology and principles governing project management. [Read more…]
Project Management in Thailand is still in its infancy!
This was the headline of an article published in an earlier edition of a special report on project management across the Asia Pacific. Few companies in Thailand recognize the importance of a centralized Project Management Office (PMO) managing and controlling project-related activities. Given the size of Thai companies and their limited project portfolios, existing functional departments separately handle project management activities without any centralized standard for management or control. This also leads to reduced authority and influence for the assigned project manager. While introducing a PMO within Thai companies is crucial, adapting standard processes and practices should consider differing customs, business practices, organizational cultures, and relationships that exist among project stakeholders. [Read more…]