Bangladesh Project Management Symposium & Excellence Awards 2021

Last Date for PM Excellence Award Registration : October 15th, 2021

ABOUT EVENT

Project Management Excellence Awards 2021

Bangladesh Project Management Symposium, a two-day exceptional, informative, inspiring and interactive signature Conference by PMI Bangladesh Chapter is scheduled to be held on 5th & 6th Nov
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ember 2021, designed to enrich the Project Management Practices. This year the theme of the “Bangladesh Project Management Symposium” is set to “Project Strategy, Disruptive Technology & Sustainable Growth”. The theme is selected to focus on the strategic adaptation and materialization of disruptive technology for the sustainable growth of project management practices amid the new normal scenario.

Awards

PM Excellence Awards

Project Management Excellence award 2021 organized by PMI Bangladesh Chapter to recognize and honor the best of the best Project Managers / Project Management teams and organizations which have made o
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utstanding contributions and improvements in the practice of project management profession by advancing project management concepts, techniques, best practices and theories.

Business/Service

This award recognizes the Project Manager / Project team/ Or
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ganization that has delivered see less superior results through exemplary application of project management principles and practices.

Social Impacts

This award recognizes significant initiatives undertaken by
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corporate bodies or organization(as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities activities) and NGO (Non-Government Organization) towards the improvement of the community.

PMO of the Year

This award recognizes a PMO (Project Management Office) that
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has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. The PMO should be formally functioning before June 2017.

Academic Research

Academic projects are which are aiming to innovate and imple
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ment new ideas for the betterment of human kind can be nominated under this category like carbon reduction and energy efficiency improvement. So, the Academia Project of the Year Award recognizes and honors excellence in the conduct of academic research and the adoption or adaptation of such research project into practice.

Excellence Award
Information

  • Awards
  • Important Dates
  • Nomination Process
  • Fees
  • Application Eligibility

Each year we provide Project Management Excellence Awards to recognize the Project Managers (PM) as well as the Project Management Offices (PMO) for showing outstanding contributions to the development of the country. This will improve the practices of the project management profession, while demonstrating leadership and innovation by advancing project management best practices, concepts, theories and techniques.

Likewise, the chapter is going to recognize "Project Management Excellence Award 2021" into four broad categories as stated below:

Project of the Year - Business/Service (four sub-categories):

This award recognizes the Project Manager / Project Team in an organization who have delivered superior results through exemplary application of project management principles and practices.

1. Large Project

2. Medium Project

3. Small Project

4. Micro Project

Project of the Year - Social Impact (four sub-categories):

This award recognizes significant initiative undertaken by corporate bodies or organizations (as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities) and NGO (Non-Government Organization) towards the improvement of the community.

1. Large Project

2. Medium Project

3. Small Project

4. Micro Project

PMO of the Year:

This award recognizes a PMO (Project Management Office) that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives.

Project of the Year – Academic Research:

This award recognizes academic research project undertaken to seek new knowledge, apply new innovation and to enhance the social and community development and sustainably.

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    - Last date of Nomination Submission: October 15th, 2021
    - Results of Nominations’ Application evaluation: October 20th, 2021 (subject to change)
    - Notification about Judges’ decision on Final results: October31th, 2021 (subject to change)
    - Award Giving Ceremony: 6th November, 2021

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The purpose, eligibility, criteria and nomination procedures for each award appear in this link PM EXCELLENCE AWARD.

Step 1: The nominee will submit information online about the nomination before October 15th, 2021 on the PMI Bangladesh Project Management Excellence Awards 2021 website using the link: https://pmibdsymposium.org/pm-excellence-award

The nominee will provide the information by answering a set of questions on the online portal. This may include information on processes related to the various knowledge areas or similar or equivalent processes, and reason for considering award, etc.

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 Bangladesh chapter by October 20th, 2021 (subject to change).
In addition, nominee has to participate in a virtual power point presentation session in front of jury board, and has to showcase project management practices, techniques, sample documents, and artifacts. Nominee does not need to share any documents with the chapter. Jury board can ask for showcasing sample documents and artifacts of the processes like Work Breakdown Structure, Schedules, Cost Estimates, Quality and Risk Plans, Progress Reports, Change Management Plans, Procurement documents, Staffing and Communication plans, etc.

Step 3: The nominee's application at this stage will be finally evaluated, validated, and interviewed by an elite panel of jury members comprising of individuals of national repute. The nominations in final stage, shortlisted by elite jury i.e., Winner or Runner-up will be intimated by PMI Bangladesh Chapter by October 31th, 2021 (subject to change).


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Applicant needs to pay application fee defined per application. Payment to be done via bank transfer or direct bank deposit to the below bank account details:

Bank Name: United Commercial Bank Limited

Branch Name: DHANMONDI BRANCH

Account Name: PMI Bangladesh Society

Account No: 0841101000000161

Routing Number: 245261183

For each case, Nominee will require to provide payment information with online application form.

The nominations will valid only upon final payment is received by the PMIBD. The PMIBD has the right to cancel/decline the nomination if the payment is not received within 14 days after the submission.

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Four Subcategories under Project of the Year - Business/Service and Project of the Year - Social Impacts based on Project Scale (Cost and Completion Date):
    1. Large Project (public & private) – Tk.50 crore + Project value. Delivered within last 3 years (July 2018 to June 2021).
    2. Medium Project (Public & Private): Tk.3 crore ~50 crore Project value. Delivered within last 2 years (July 2019 to June 2021)
    3. Small Project (Public & Private): Tk.75 lac ~ 3 crore Project value. Delivered within last 2 years (July 2019 to June 2021)
    4. Micro Project (Public & Private): Tk. 15 lac~ 75 lac Project value. Delivered within last 1 year (July 2020 to June 2021)

PMO of the Year: Minimum 3 years old PMO. Participation Fee: Tk.10,000
Project of the Year – Academic Research: Published or delivered within last 1 year (July 2020 to June 2021). Participation Fee: Tk.2,500

Applicant needs to pay application fee defined per application. Payment to be done via online payment or bank transfer or direct bank deposit to the below bank account details:
Bank Name: United Commercial Bank Limited

Branch Name: DHANMONDI BRANCH

Account Name: PMI Bangladesh Society

Account No: 0841101000000161

Routing Number: 245261183


For each case, nominee will require to provide payment information on online application form.
The nominations will valid only upon final payment is received by the PMIBD. The PMIBD has the right to cancel/decline the nomination if the payment is not received within 14 days after the submission.
Deadlines for submission:
Application submission starts from September 01, 2021 till October 15, 2021.

Terms & Conditions:
Projects that are be eligible for the Project Management Excellence Awards 2021
- the project must be managed by a Bangladeshi citizen
- have an approved scope, schedule, and budget, and implemented within reasonable tolerance in each constraint
- the organization should be established in Bangladesh
- have at least 50% of the project team inclusive of the Project Manager be located in Bangladesh
- completed within the period mentioned for each category (Except PMO)
- the academic research project must have a primary focus to enrich Bangladesh community; it must an academic institutional endeavor with of students and faculty/mentor involvements.
- have significant and measurable outcome or benefit to Bangladesh
- An organization can participate for maximum 2 categories including sub-categories.

Projects which are not Eligible:
- Projects performed under contract to PMI, directly or indirectly will not be considered
- Projects managed by current PMIBD Board Members and Project Management Excellence Awards 2021 working committee members are not eligible for this award
- 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
- Already awarded or participated Project
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FAQ'S

General Questions

  • What Awards Are Offered?

    There are four main categories and ten awards recognized in the Project Management Excellence Awards:

        1. Project of the Year - Business/Service
        2. Project of the Year - Social Impacts
        3. PMO of the Year
        4. Project of the Year Academic Research

    Four Subcategories under Project of the Year - Business/Service and Project of the Year - Social Impacts based on Project Scale (Cost and Completion Date):

        1. Large Project (public & private) – Tk.50 crore + Project value. Delivered within the last 3 years (July 2018 to June 2021).
        2. Medium Project (Public & Private): Tk.3 crore ~50 crore Project value. Delivered within last 2 years (July 2019 to June 2021)
        3. Small Project (Public & Private): Tk.75 lac ~ 3 crore Project value. Delivered within last 2 years (July 2019 to June 2021)
        4. Micro Project (Public & Private): Tk. 15 lac~ 75 lac Project value. Delivered within last 1 year (July 2020 to June 2021)

  • What Are The Important Dates?

        - Last date of Nomination Submission: October 15th, 2021
        - Results of Nominations’ Application evaluation: October 20th, 2021 (subject to change)
        - Notification about Judges’ decision on Final results: October31th, 2021 (subject to change)
        - Award Giving Ceremony: 6th November, 2021

  • What Is The Nomination Process?

    The purpose, eligibility, criteria and nomination procedures for each award appear in this link PM EXCELLENCE AWARD.

    Step 1: The nominee will submit information online about the nomination before October 15th, 2021 on the PMI Bangladesh Project Management Excellence Awards 2021 website here (http://pmibdsymposium.org/).

    The nominee will provide the Information by answering a set of questions on the online portal. This may include information on processes related to the various knowledge areas or similar or equivalent processes.

    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 Bangladesh chapter by October20th, 2021 (subject to change).

    Step 3: The nominee's application at this stage will be finally evaluated, validated, and interviewed by an elite panel of jury members comprising of individuals of national repute. The nominations in final stage, shortlisted by elite jury i.e. Winner or Runner-up will be intimated by PMI Bangladesh Chapter by October31th, 2021 (subject to change).

  • Is There An Application Fee For The Awards?

    The following fees apply to the Project Management Excellence Awards 2021 categories:

    Categories

    Application Fees

    Project of the Year (Business / service / Social impact) - Large

    10,000 BDT

    Project of the Year (Business / service / Social impact) - Medium

    7,500 BDT

    Project of the Year (Business / service / Social impact) - Small

    5,000 BDT

    Project of the Year (Business / service / Social impact) - Micro

    2,500 BDT

    PMO of the Year

    10,000 BDT

    Project of the Year Academic Research

    2,500 BDT

    Applicant needs to pay application fee defined per application. Payment to be done via bank transfer or direct bank deposit to the below bank account details:

    Bank Name: United Commercial Bank Limited

    Branch Name: DHANMONDI BRANCH

    Account Name: PMI Bangladesh Society

    Account No: 0841101000000161

    Routing Number: 245261183

    For each case, Nominee will require to provide payment information with online application form.

    The nominations will valid only upon final payment is received by the PMIBD. The PMIBD has the right to cancel/decline the nomination if the payment is not received within 14 days after the submission.

  • Who Selects Winners?

    Evaluators vary by award. All evaluators are experienced practitioners who have successfully demonstrated project management expertise.

  • When And Where Will Awards Be Presented?

    The results of the PM Excellence Awards Program will be communicated to the awardees by the organizing committee.
    Formal announcement of the winner shall be made at the Bangladesh Project Management Symposium 2021 to be held virtually on November 6, 2021.

  • Who Administers The Project Management Excellence Awards Program?

    The program is administered by PMI Bangladesh Chapter

  • Who Do I Contact For More Information?

    For more information, contact:

    Mohammad Shahadat Kabir PMP, CBAP, ASQ CSSBB


    Director, Program & Sponsorship

    PMI Bangladesh Chapter

    Email: dir.program@pmibdchapter.org

    Phone: +881730097974

  • What Are The Eligibility Criteria For Award Applicant/Nominator?

    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.

  • What Are The Materials Required For Submission?

    Materials required for Submission:

    Information:

        1. The Application submission should be compiled using this website (www.pmibdsymposium.org).
        2. Written consent about the use of any project in the submission should be sought from the project client/owner/executing agency.
        3. The written consent is also required for the use of project information, photographs, company logos and other intellectual and copyright properties where applicable.
        4. Non-conforming and partial submissions may be rejected by the judges and/or PMI Bangladesh Chapter.
        5. PMI Bangladesh Chapter may ask supplementary document if necessary, to validate information provided on web.

    Documents:

    Submissions will only be accepted if received by the above dates and containing the following important materials:

        1. Project Brief
        2. Best Project of the Year
        3. Project Charter (or inception / feasibility report)
        4. Project Management Plan
        5. Number of Users
        6. Risk Register
        7. Project Closure Report
        8. Acceptance Letter
        9. Over all Presentation / Video of the project
        10. Payment slip upload in your user profile at Awards' Application Portal

  • What Is The Verification And Selection Process?

    The award evaluation will be done by an "at-large" panel of jury, established by PMI Bangladesh Chapter Organizing committee.
    Two nominations will be selected as the Winner and Runner-up for each award category. Selection will be made by October 31st, 2021.

    The decision of the designated panel of reviewers will be final.
    In case the panels 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 has no bearing on evaluation of the nominations.

  • What Advice Can You Offer About Submitting Nomination?

    • The “Call for Nominations” begin on 1st September 2021

    • Visit PM EXCELLENCE AWARD for detailed information.

    • Start the process early.

    • Designate an award team with a lead nominator who gathers all necessary information, completes the paperwork and submits it on time, and acts as a liaison between PMI Bangladesh Chapter and the team.

    • Review the application package carefully. If possible, request a person not connected with the submission review it for criteria and compliance.

    • Justify in the submission why you think your submission should receive the award.

    • Any queries pertaining to this award should be sent to info@pmibdchapter.org clearly mentioning "PM Excellence Awards - 2021" in the subject line.

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