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PMI Comes Home - Project Management Institute Founder James R. Snyder

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Tuesday, September 10



Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

800 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
Room 314


The PMI returns to its roots at Georgia Tech.

The Undergraduate Operations Management Society (UOMS) and The Management Information Systems (MIS) Club invite you to join them for a talk with Jim Snyder, Georgia Tech alumnus and founder of the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Celebrating its 50th anniversary, PMI was founded right here at Georgia Tech.  Please join us as Jim shares the history of PMI and project oriented work and discusses the future of the ever-changing world of managing projects.

James R. Snyder

Mr. Snyder is a founder of the Project Management Institute, a Fellow of the Institute, and a past Volunteer Executive Director, President and Chairman of the Board. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the PMI Educational Foundation, Treasurer of the Delaware Valley Chapter, and a member of the Editorial Review Board of Project Management Journal. Mr. Snyder, who is casually referred to as the "Father of PMI," has been awarded the PMI Man of the Year Award and is an Honorary Life Member of the Institute. He is also a founding member of the PMI Delaware Valley Chapter and the Pharmaceuticals Specific Interest Group (SIG). Mr. Snyder served as the project manager for the construction of PMI's World Headquarters in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA. The PMI James R. Snyder Center for Project Management Knowledge and Wisdom, located in the headquarters building, is named in his honor.