The application process will be in two stages - Preliminary and Final.
Step 1: The nominee will submit online 'Preliminary information' about the nomination before April 10th, 2021 on the PMI South Asia Conference 2021 website using the link: http://www.pmi.org.in/awards
The nominee will provide the Preliminary Information by answering a set of questions on the online portal. At this stage, the nominee does not have to send any documents as attachments except for the Proof of Project Completion/Project Sponsor Acceptance letter.
Step 2: The nominee's application at this stage will be evaluated by a panel of volunteer jury members and the results will be intimated by email by PMI by May 12th, 2021.
Step 1: The nominee will have to submit online 'Final information' about the nomination before June 30th, 2021 on the PMI South Asia Conference 2021 website using the link and login credentials as done in Stage 1.
Step 2: The nominee's application at this stage will be evaluated by a panel of volunteer jury members and PMI will intimate the results by email by July 29th, 2021. Those successful at this stage will become the shortlisted nominees for the award. A maximum of 6 nominees will be considered for each category of award. The final winner and runner up will be chosen in the next step.
Step 3: The nominee's application at this stage will be finally evaluated / validated by an elite panel of jury members comprising of individuals of national/international repute. The nominations in final stage, shortlisted by elite jury i.e. Winner or Runner-up will be intimated by PMI by August 24th, 2021.
The award applicant could be a sponsor, a senior member of the project team viz. equivalent of Project Manager, Program Manager, Project Director or a senior representative of the organization.
The 'Project of the Year' award evaluation will be done by an "at-large" panel of jury, established by PMI South Asia/Organizing committee. Two nominations will be selected as the Winner and Runner-up for each award category. Selection will be made by August 24th, 2021. The results of the PMI South Asia Awards Program will be communicated to the awardees by the organizing committee. Formal announcement of the winner shall be made at the PMI South Asia National Conference to be held in Bengaluru.
The nomination package should be completed in conformance with the established format.
All necessary clearance, release, and permission needed for public release of all submitted materials will be obtained in writing.
Expenses will not be reimbursed for assembling the nomination package or for any presentation materials that may need to be created should the project be selected as the winner.
Any queries pertaining to this award should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly mentioning "PMI South Asia Awards - 2021" in the subject line.
The decision of the designated panel of reviewers will be final.
In case the panel of reviewers feel that none of the individual submissions meet the minimum standards as stipulated in this web page, the award will stand cancelled and no Winner and/or Runner up will be announced.
The feedback collected from applicants at various stages during the submission process is treated anonymously. The feedback is not shared with the jury and have no bearing on evaluation of the nominations.