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Microsoft Word - ProjectoftheYear2009PMIGovSIG

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    • Project Management Institute Government Specific Interest Group [PMI GovSIG] Announcing: The PMI Government SIG Project of the Year Award 2009 The PMI Government SIG Board of Directors is proud to announce a tremendous opportunity for international Award Highlights professional recognition in 2009. The PMI Government SIG Project of the Year Award will be exclusively available  To qualify a project must be from the public to our membership. We hope you take the time to learn sector, at least 80% complete or closed, and submitted by a team member, vendor, contractor about this prestigious and valuable new award (total value or project manager who is a PMI GovSIG $2000 US) and consider submitting your next project as a member potential winner.  To be considered and selected for the short- list, all candidates must submit their project’s 1 – What is the PMI Government SIG Project of the Summary Description by June 30, 2009 Year Award?  To accommodate new GovSIG members PMI GovSIG wishes to formally recognize outstanding who are constantly joining, projects dating from government projects from around the world. We will the year 2006 and onwards will be accepted, i.e. accept submissions and evaluate the best project, projects must not date earlier than three years according to the criteria listed below. Projects will be from the date of application evaluated by a committee of volunteers; a maximum of  Projects headed by either a PMP or non- five people; comprised of a few members of the GovSIG PMP may apply, however, in one category PMPs are weighted more favorably Board of Directors along with some notable peers. The  Up to 10 projects will be short-listed each committee members may vary from year to year. year and every member of the short-list will be acknowledged publicly in GovSIG magazine. 2 – What does the Award consist of exactly?  For your convenience and to encourage In addition to the prestige of being recognized by greater participation - full documentation is only PMI GovSIG as the global award recipient, every short- required from the short-listed projects listed project will be publicly acknowledged in GovSIG  In addition to the prestige of winning, the magazine. Further, the monetary value of this award totals winner will receive US$ 2000 towards a full $2000 US. Please note, this amount includes a fluctuating PMI Congress registration during October cost for airfare which will depend on the location of the 2009 and air fare to Orlando and other winner and may vary significantly from year to year (eg. expenses [not to exceed US$ 2000/] the expense may not exist at all one year if the winner is  A framed certificate of recognition informally presented at the GovSIG Annual Business from the town in which the congress is being held). Meeting (Recognition Ceremony) Specifically, this money is earmarked in our budget to  Projects will be adjudicated by a committee cover the following expenses: comprised of your peers and some members of  US$ 2000/- towards PMI North America Congress the GovSIG Board of Directors 2009 Registration, air fare and other expenses [not to  Submission Form is at exceed $2000/-] http://www.pmi-govsig.org/POY2009-Form.doc  A complimentary dinner with the PMI GovSIG  Email Siva Sankar, PMP, GovSIG Chair if Board of Directors you have any questions, submit your project or  A framed certificate of recognition presented at the would like information about qualifying to sit on informal Annual Business Meeting, held during the the Award Committee: Chair@pmi-govsig.org Informal Recognition Ceremony WHAT’S NEW? This year, more details have been included in the award criteria to dovetail with PMI’s enterprise 3 – Who is eligible for the Award? wide Project of the Year competition criteria. GovSIG’s intention is to facilitate and encourage the short-listed projects to continue on to apply for PMI’s grand award competition in 2010.
    • Project Management Institute Government Specific Interest Group [PMI GovSIG]  Any PMI GovSIG member in good standing (at the time of submission) who was a client, team member or project manager on an outstanding public sector project in the last three years from the date of application. In order to accommodate new GovSIG members who are constantly joining, projects dating from the year 2006 and onwards will be accepted this year; note - projects must not date earlier than three years from the date of application.  The project has to be finished or at least be more than 80% complete at the time of applying. Only public sector projects submitted by a team member or Project Manager who was employed or contracted by a public agency, ministry etc at the time the project was executed and closed will qualify for consideration. Vendors and contractors who were partners on a public sector project may also apply.
    • Project Management Institute Government Specific Interest Group [PMI GovSIG] 4 – The evaluation criteria All projects will be judged against the following criteria. Project Manager is a PMI GovSIG Member? No Yes Disqualified Qualifies Project Manager is a PMP? 0 pts 2 pts Project Characteristics Weak Fair Good Excellent (0 pt) (3 pt) (5 pt) (7 pt) Project Relevance (meets specs and client’s expectations, documented proof) Project Complexity  Utilized special management team actions to overcome the complexity of the project and unusual conditions, issues and barriers. Demonstrated benefits to the public Demonstrated benefits to the Government Agency, Department, Ministry etc  Met or improved upon budget and schedule performance when compared to original budget and schedule goals. Use of Project Management Methodology and ® adherence to PMBOK  Advanced the technical aspects and image of the project management profession as demonstrated by effective application of the principles set forth in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). Quality of Project Documentation (thoroughness and accuracy, demonstrated ® adherence to PMBOK ) Demonstrates Creativity and Originality (where appropos could be in scope, overcoming constraints, work arounds etc)  Applied project management techniques in an original way, including innovative application of practices.
    • Project Management Institute Government Specific Interest Group [PMI GovSIG] Suport from Client(s) and Stakeholders Met or exceeded owner or client needs as evidenced by a supporting letter from the owner or client. 0 1-2 3-4 more than 5 (0 pt) (3 pt) (5 pt) (7 pt) Letter(s) of endorsement from Client(s)/Users Letter(s) of endorsement from Supervisor, Project Sponsor Letter(s) of endorsement from Colleagues 5 – The Award Committee The award committee will be comprised of a maximum of five notable peers selected from the project management PMI community, including some representation from GovSIG Board of Directors (present and/or past). Committee members will have excellent and well established reputations as Project Managers and senior project management experience within the government industry. The composition of this committee may vary from year to year. 6 – Submission Requirements and Adjudication Process * The initial Summary Description may include but is not limited to the following.  A Summary Description o Executive Summary o Primary Deliverables, Milestones and Outcomes o KPI (Key Performance Indicators) and KSI (Key Success Indicators) of the projects o One letter supporting the project which specifically endorses this application/project for consideration for the award and explains briefly why it should win; written by at least one of the following stakeholders: a supervisor, client or project sponsor.  The Award Committee will select a short-list of up to 10 projects per year. Each project on the short-list will receive a letter of notification from a member of the PMI Government SIG board/adjudication committee requesting further documentation. All short-listed projects will be acknowledged in GovSIG magazine (if so desired). The Supplementary Project Documentation is required from all short-listed applicants. It must include but is not limited to the following.  Supplementary Project Documentation o Project Plan o Status reports o Photos of team members and/or graphics/photos documenting the project itself and authorization for posting on our website, award promotional materials and Gov-SIG
    • Project Management Institute Government Specific Interest Group [PMI GovSIG] magazine (note – project documentation will remain confidential and will not be circulated outside of the adjudication committee) o Correspondence from stakeholders, sponsors, users and other 3rd party endorsements (including any other awards or formal recognition received to date); extracts/quotes from this documentation may be used for promotional purposes.  Please note the deadline for submission of all Summary Description documentation is June 30, 2009. See below for more information on critical timelines.  PAPER DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, SUBMISSIONS MUST BE BY CD /DVD OR, PREFERABLY, BY E-MAIL OR UPLOADED TO A SITE. 7 – Award Timelines for 2009  All candidates must submit their project’s Summary Description to chair@pmi-govsig.org as described above by -June 30  Award Committee to evaluate and select/short-list up to 10 projects based on the posted criteria – July 31  Short-listed project members to be notified – August 7  Short-listed projects must file Supplementary Project Documentation by e-mail or post no later than – August 30  Award Committee to evaluate and select the winning project by – September 7  Winner and the GovSIG community informed – September 15  Formal presentation of the Award during the PMI GovSIG Business Meeting at the Congress, October 11 (date to be confirmed by PMI HQ) Please do not hesitate to contact the following individuals, if you have any questions or suggestions concerning the GovSIG Project of the Year Award.  Siva Sankar, PMP, Chair, PMI Government SIG at chair@pmi- govsig.org [or]  Diana Jonas, PMP, Project Manager, GovSIG Project of The Year-2009 at communication@pmi-govsig.org Thank you for being a part of GovSIG. We look forward to learning all about your outstanding government projects in 2009. Good luck – and please consider this competition as a warm up – if you are short-listed/win you may be on your way to qualify and compete in PMI’s grand award competition for 2010!