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PMINEO is now accepting nominations for the two 2019 Kerzner Awards; the prestigious Award for Project Management Excellence and the Project of the Year

The forms for nominations can be downloaded hereNominations are due December 13, 2019.

According to Todd R. Jones, PMP, PMI-ACP PMI LIMC Graduate and Governance Board member: “These are the highest awards our chapter can bestow on any organization.  The Awards recognize the fantastic work that is being done by Project Management practitioners in our region.  The Awards recognize the highest levels of professional achievement in project management within our Northeast Ohio region.” 

In order to be nominated, the project can be of any type and from any industry.   All nominated projects all must be expertly managed to deliver the on-time, on-budget results, learning and integration that organizations need.  

Both public and private sector projects are welcome.   Nominees do not need to be a member of PMI or PMINEO.

Nomination Forms

The forms for nominations can be downloaded here.

The Awards

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An overview of the two Kerzner awards is provided

I.            Award for Project Management Excellence

The Kerzner Project Management Excellence (PME) Award recognizes and honours one individual demonstrating significant contributions and continual commitment to the project management profession; enhancing project management concepts, practices and techniques. The PME is awarded to an individual for continuously exemplifying the characteristics of a strong, effective project manager throughout their career. This person demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the standards, goals and practices of project management.

Eligibility

·         Any individual who has significant project/program/portfolio management responsibility within their company. 

·         Any individual who has shown leadership in advancing the project management profession.

·         Any individual who has shown an ongoing commitment to the standards, goals and practices of project management.

·         The project management work completed by the nominee, must be done by or for, a Northeast Ohio division or company organization. This may be a for-profit or non-profit organization.

·         Nominees do not need to be a member of PMI or PMINEO. 

·         Nominees do not need to be PMP nor CaPM certified.

Award for PME Nomination Procedures

·         Self-nomination is not permitted.

·         Nominators must complete the Project Management Excellence online submission form. 

·         Nominations must be received by the application deadline. See the General Nomination Guidelines, below, for more information.  

II.           PMINEO Project of the Year

The Kerzner Project of the Year (POY) Award recognizes the large and complex project that best delivers:

·         Superior performance of project management practices

·         Superior organizational results

Eligibility

·         Any project completed in Northeast Ohio.

·         Any project completed during the 2019 calendar year.

·         May be awarded to an individual or group. 

·         Project of any type, from any industry, in public or private sectors.

·         The project does not need to be affiliated with anyone who is a PMI member.

·         A PMP certified Project Manager is not required for eligibility.  

Award for POY Nomination Procedures

·         Team/Self-nominations are permitted.

·         Nominators must complete the 2019 Project of the Year nomination form. Directions for submission are included in the form. 

·         A letter from the project sponsor must be provided with the nomination form or emailed directly from the sponsor to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·         Nominations must be received by the application deadline. See the General Submission Guidelines for more information. 

Note: The individual(s) receiving the Project of the Year award will have the opportunity to showcase their project at a subsequent chapter meeting.  

      III. General Nominating Guidelines

All nominations must be submitted no later than December 13, 2019.

The nomination committee will review all submissions and the PMINEO Membership committee will notify nominees of their decision by December 16, 2019. 

All nominators must:

·         Have personal knowledge of why the individual or project is being nominated.

·         Submit the appropriate online forms for each reward.

Nominators are not required to have PMI affiliation.

The PMINEO 2018 Kerzner Awards nomination committee will review all submissions and the PMINEO Membership committee will notify nominees of their decision by December 16, 2019

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The awards will be publicly announced  at our annual Kerzner Awards Dinner to be held on January 21, 2020.  Save the Date!

Future Chapter Meeting Kerzner Awards Presentation

Presentation of the 2019 Kerzner Award winning presentation will most likely be scheduled for some time in the Fall of 2020.  This meeting will be your chance to find out more about what is behind the success of the 2018 award winner. Representatives of the project will talk about the project, the value of the project to their company and what they did as Project Managers that made a difference. It will be a great opportunity to listen for the new ideas you’ve been looking for to push your own project over the top and ask questions of the people who made it a success. 

AdobeStockTeamPMINEO is now accepting nominations for the two 2016 Kerzner Awards; the prestigious Award for Project Management Excellence and the Project of the Year

According to Todd R. Jones, PMP, PMI-ACP, Operations Board member in charge of PMINEO Member Services: “These are the highest awards our chapter can bestow on any organization.  The Awards recognize the fantastic work that is being done by Project Management practitioners in our region.  The Awards recognize the highest levels of professional achievement in project management within our Northeast Ohio region.”   

In order to be nominated, the project can be of any type and from any industry.   All nominated projects all must be expertly managed to deliver the on-time, on-budget results, learning and integration that organizations need.

Both public and private sector projects are welcome.   Nominees do not need to be a member of PMI or PMINEO.

Nomination Forms

The forms for nominations can be downloaded at http://pmineo.org/membership/kerzner-project-of-the-year

The Awards

An overview of the two Kerzner awards is provided

I.            Award for Project Management Excellence

The Kerzner Project Management Excellence (PME) Award recognizes and honours one individual demonstrating significant contributions and continual commitment to the project management profession; enhancing project management concepts, practices and techniques. The PME is awarded to an individual for continuously exemplifying the characteristics of a strong, effective project manager throughout their career. This person demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the standards, goals and practices of project management.

Eligibility

·         Any individual who has significant project/program/portfolio management responsibility within their company. 

·         Any individual who has shown leadership in advancing the project management profession.

·         Any individual who has shown an ongoing commitment to the standards, goals and practices of project management.

·         The project management work completed by the nominee, must be done by or for, a Northeast Ohio division or company organization. This may be a for-profit or non-profit organization.

·         Nominees do not need to be a member of PMI or PMINEO. 

·         Nominees do not need to be PMP nor CaPM certified.

Award for PME Nomination Procedures

·         Self-nomination is not permitted.

·         Nominators must complete the Project Management Excellence online submission form. 

·         Nominations must be received by the application deadline. See the General Nomination Guidelines, below, for more information.  

II.           PMINEO Project of the Year

The Kerzner Project of the Year (POY) Award recognizes the large and complex project that best delivers:

·         Superior performance of project management practices

·         Superior organizational results

Eligibility

·         Any project completed in Northeast Ohio.

·         Any project completed during the 2016 calendar year.

·         May be awarded to an individual or group. 

·         Project of any type, from any industry, in public or private sectors.

·         The project does not need to be affiliated with anyone who is a PMI member.

·         A PMP certified Project Manager is not required for eligibility.  

Award for POY Nomination Procedures

·         Team/Self-nominations are permitted.

·         Nominators must complete the 2016 Project of the Year nomination form. Directions for submission are included in the form. 

·         A letter from the project sponsor must be provided with the nomination form or emailed directly from the sponsor to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·         Nominations must be received by the application deadline. See the General Submission Guidelines for more information. 

Note: The individual(s) receiving the Project of the Year award will have the opportunity to showcase their project at a subsequent chapter meeting.  

      III. General Nominating Guidelines

All nominations must be submitted no later than 12th of November 2016.

The nomination committee will review all submissions and the PMINEO Membership committee will notify nominees of their decision by December 12, 2016. 

All nominators must:

·         Have personal knowledge of why the individual or project is being nominated.

·         Submit the appropriate online forms for each reward.

Nominators are not required to have PMI affiliation.

The PMINEO 2016 Kerzner Awards nomination committee will review all submissions and the PMINEO Membership committee will notify nominees of their decision by December 12, 2016

89c31d4a49001a41491615d305718f04Announcement of Award Winners at Jan 18, 2017 Dinner

The awards will be publicly announced  at our annual Kerzner Awards Dinner to be held on January 18, 2017 at the Holiday Inn South in Independence, OH.  REGISTER HERE

Future Chapter Meeting Kerzner Awards Presentation

Presentation of the 2016 Kerzner Award winning presentation will most likely be scheduled for some time in the fall of 2017.  This meeting will be your chance to find out more about what is behind the success of the 2016 award winner. Representatives of the project will talk about the project, the value of the project to their company and what they did as Project Managers that made a difference. It will be a great opportunity to listen for the new ideas you’ve been looking for to push your own project over the top and ask questions of the people who made it a success. 

NEO-LogoAs a Member of PMINEO, it is that time of year when you have an opportunity to nominate the slate of 2017 Board of Governance Members.   Winners will join an elected 5-member governance board (3 existing Board Members + 2 to-be-elected = 5 total Board Members).  Broadly speaking, the role of the PMINEO Governance Board is to govern and enhance the chapter’s strategic plan, BluePrint 2020. The Governance Board is augmented by an appointed 3 person Operations Board that handles the day to day operations of the Chapter.

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Nominations are Now Open

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Nominations for the two (2) open PMINEO Board of Governors positions are now being accepted.

Please forward candidate nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with some details of the person’s background and experience including what motivates you to nominate the individual. If you would like to “throw your own hat into the ring”, and we encourage you to do so, include a professional bio, photo, and statement of why you would be a good candidate for a Board position.  The Nominating process is scheduled to close at Midnight on November 11, 2016.

Benefits of Board Participation

  • Hands-on Leadership Opportunity – Develop the skills needed to lead a high performing non-profit professional organization.
  • Hone Strategic Planning & Execution Skills - Develop strategic planning skills by improving the transparency, visibility and accountability of BluePrint 2020 to our membership and supporters.
  • Mentoring – Provide guidance, mentor and coach the operational organization (officers and committees) to carry out the strategic goals of the chapter.
  • Formal Leadership Development opportunities – Meet and learn from other chapter leaders worldwide at local, regional and national training seminars. Our Region 4 Leadership Meeting includes 20+ chapters and our annual volunteer Leadership Institute Meeting allows our chapter leaders to discuss and share best practices and joint initiatives. Normal business expenses are covered by the chapter.
  • Visibility – Be a very visible leader in the project management community.
  • Earn PDUs – Board members that are PMP’s may earn up to ten (10) PDU’s for participation on the board for each year of service.

Time Commitments

Time requirements can vary significantly, but in general time commitments for participation on the PMINEO Governance Board Governance are as follows:

  • Board meetings are held roughly every six weeks, with an Operations board meeting held 2 weeks prior to that.  That’s a commitment for approximately 2 lunchtime hours of meetings per month (currently planned for Tuesdays).
  • There are 3 leadership meetings per year that Board Members should plan to
    • Chapter Leadership Meeting – around the last Saturday in January (mandatory)
    • Regional Leadership Meeting – early summer Fri-Sun meeting (June 10-12, 2016 @ Mohonk Mountain resort in upper NY), and
    • National Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) – typically held in late September

Governance Board – Summary Description of Roles

President

  • Represent the chapter at public events and act as a liaison between the chapter and PMI Global.
  • Drive implementation of PMI Global policies and guidelines and ensure that they are reflected in chapter processes.
  • Ensure that the chapter board works together as a team to meet the chapter’s strategic goals and annual reporting requirements from governing bodies (i.e., government, PMI Global).
  • Ensure that all chapter business is being done legally and ethically.
  • Chair the governance board meetings, facilitate the annual General Membership Meeting and lead the annual Chapter Leadership Meeting.
  • Responsible for achieving the chapter vision, mission and objectives as detailed by the chapter board, PMI and chapter strategic plans.

Treasurer

  • Oversee the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the PMI - Northeast Ohio Chapter.
  • Prepares a quarterly financial report(s) on the activities of the Chapter and forwards to the Chapter Board and Vice Presidents.
  • Prepares other Chapter financial reports as required.
  • Responsible for compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations regarding income tax, sales tax, and making any required filings with governments having jurisdiction over the Chapter.

Board Secretary

  • Preparing, maintaining, recording, circulating all records, correspondence, minutes of meetings, and related affairs of the chapter.
  • Will review the bylaws annually and suggest improvements to our chapter’s organizational structure
  • Complete the annual charter renewal for the PMI Global Operations Center
  • Support our strategic planning initiatives.
  • As time permits, this position also provides support for membership communication initiatives and board level oversight of special initiatives as needed.

Directors at Large (2):

  • Work with Board, President and Chapter officers to provide leadership and expertise in developing and executing strategic plans for chapter.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to chapter officers
  • Establish policies and objectives for governing the chapter to ensure compliance with PMI headquarters
  • Provide chapter financials oversight 
  • Manage specific projects initiatives assign by Board

Submit your nominations and share ideas and conversations about what’s working in Northeast Ohio

 

PMINEO is seeking nominations for two special awards:

  •  2016 Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence recognizes and honors an individual for continuously exemplifying the characteristics of a strong, effective project manager throughout their career. This person should demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the standards, goals and practices of project management.
  • 2016 Kerzner Award for Project of the Year  is awarded to the large and complex project that best delivers:
  1.            Superior performance of project management practices
  2.            Superior organizational results

Why Kerzner Awards

These are the highest awards our chapter bestow to recognize the fantastic work that is being done by Project Management practitioners in our region.  It recognizes the success of your organization’s project and/or project manager accordingly. A project of any type, from any industry, public or private sectors, are welcome.  IMPORTANT NOTE: Nominees do not need to be a member of PMI or PMINEO.

Past Winners Include:

2015 – University Hospitals

2014 – Vitamix

2013 – Jo-Ann Fabrics

 

Deadlines

PMINEO Chapter called for nominations of Kerzner professional awards on 21 of September 2016. All nominations must be submitted no later than 4th of November 2016. The nomination committee will review all submissions and the PMINEO Membership committee will notify nominees of their decision by December 12, 2016. The awards will be presented at our annual Kerzner dinner on January 18, 2017. Holiday Inn Independence, OH.

A future 2017 chapter meeting will be your chance to find out more about what is behind the success of this year’s winner. Representatives of the project will talk about the project, its value to the company and what they did as Project Managers that made a difference. It will be a great opportunity to listen for the new ideas you’ve been looking for to push your own project over the top and ask questions of the people who made it a success. 

  

Who is awards sponsor?

 HAROLD KERZNER is the Senior Executive Director for Project Management for the International Institute for Learning (IIL). He has a MS and Ph.D. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Utah State University. He is a prior Air Force Officer and spent several years at Morton-Thiokol in project management. He taught engineering at the University of Illinois and business administration at Utah State University, and for 37 years taught project management at Baldwin-Wallace University. He has published or presented numerous engineering and business papers, and has published more than 50 college textbooks on project management, including later editions. The Project Management Institute, Northeast Ohio Chapter, annually grants the two Kerzner Awards for excellent achievement in project management; one to a company and one to an individual.

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Project Management Excellence and Project of the Year!

Submit by 11/14/2014

*Deadline extended

PMINEO is seeking nominations for two special awards: 2014 Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence and 2014 Kerzner Award for Project of the Year. The awards will be presented at our annual Kerzner dinner on January 21, 2015.

The Project Management Excellence Award recognizes and honors an individual demonstrating significant contributions and continual commitment to the project management profession; enhancing project management concepts, practices and techniques.

The Project of the Year Award recognizes and honors the premier project in the Northeast Ohio area for the year, taking into account the use of project management principles, particularly the PMBOK in the planning, design, and implementation of the project.

PMINEO is seeking nominations for the 2013 Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence and the 2013 Project of the Year. The awards will be presented at our Kerzner dinner meeting in January.

The Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence recognizes and honors an individual who has demonstrated significant contributions and continual commitment to the project management profession; enhancing project management concepts, practices and techniques.

The Project of the Year Award recognizes and honors the premier project in the Northeast Ohio area for the year, taking into account the use of project management principles, particularly the PMBOK in the planning, design, construction and implementation of the project.

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Dear Northeast Ohio PMI Members,

FINAL NOTICE to accept nominations (deadline November 17)!

Our chapter’s Board of Directors is made up of 5 elected officials with staggered terms. Two (2) of these positions expire at the end of this year. We are now accepting nominations for the following positions:

  1. Treasurer - shall oversee the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of the PMI - Northeast Ohio Chapter.

 

  1. Director At-Large #1 - Director at Large #1 shall have specific duties as determined by a majority vote of the board.