Ermal Hetemi our new EDIM candidate (EDITION V)at UPM and KTH, has been awarded the prestigious Donald S. Barrie Award by Project Management Institute (PMI). This is thanks to his paper titled “Attitudes toward Integrated Project Delivery” which best advances knowledge in the field of Design, Procurement and or Construction by providing useful contribution to the Engineering Industry.
The Donald S. Barrie Award is presented annually at the PMI® Global Congress–North America by the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation in conjunction with the former PMI Design-Procurement-Construction Specific Interest Group (DPC SIG). This year, 11-13 October, 2015 PMI® Global Congress–North America was held in Orlando, FL. The selection of the recipient for the award is done by a panel of knowledgeable industrial and academic professionals recommended by the leadership of the former DPC SIG and approved by the PMI Educational Foundation.
The winner of the Donald S. Barrie Award receives $2000 (US) and prominent publicity at the awards ceremony of the North America Congress as well as publicity in PMI Today and the DPC newsletter.
Ermal become a member of Project Management Institute since 2013, when he was an international student within Eastern Michigan University , Michigan USA – Construction Management Program. He became a member because PMI develops, implements and delivers innovative programs including scholarships, awards and grants as well as educational resources that strengthen both teaching and learning regarding Project Management in general.