PM Organization

Advanced Projects Institute

The focus is on Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM).

Association of Computing Machinery

Founded in 1947, ACM  is the world’s first educational and scientific computing society.  Today, their membership is over 80,000 computing professionals and students world-wide.

Association For Project Management

Based in the United Kingdom, the Association for Project Management (APM) publishes the APM Body of Knowledge. The APM provides project management training and certification as well. You can learn more at

Association For the Advancement of Cost Engineers

Since 1956, AACE International, the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering, has provided its members with the resources they need to enhance their performance and ensure continued growth and success. With about 5,500 members world-wide, AACE International serves cost management professionals: cost managers and engineers, project managers, planners and schedulers, estimators and bidders, and value engineers. AACE International has members in 78 countries and currently includes 70 local sections.

British Computer Society

The British Computer Society (BCS) is the industry body for IT professionals, and a Chartered Engineering Institution for Information Technology (IT). With members in over 100 countries around the world, the BCS is the leading professional and learned Society in the field of computers and information systems.

Centre for Business Practices Consortium

The Consortium is an elite group of management practitioners created to benchmark project management practices. They use web-based surveys to gather information on the actual practice of project management in large organizations. This is a good source of related Project Management links, including a project maturity model.  They also provide a free monthly electronic newsletter.

European Institute of Advanced Project and Contract Management (EPCI)

The Epci foundation offers scholarships and may be present in seminars, courses and other educational programs within contract and project management. In addition Epci may offer contribution to research and development programs related to project and contract management.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

The IEEE promotes the engineering process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing, and applying knowledge about electro and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the profession.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers -  Computer Society

The Society is dedicated to advancing the theory, practice, and application of computer and information processing technology. Through its conferences, applications-related and research-oriented journals, local and student chapters, distance learning campus, technical committees, and standards working groups, the Society promotes an active exchange of information, ideas, and technological innovation among its members. In addition, the Society maintains close ties with the US Computing Sciences Accreditation Board and Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, monitoring and evaluating curriculum accreditation guidelines.

International Project Management Association (IPMA)

The International Project Management Association (IPMA) is a non-profit, Swiss registered organization with a Secretarial office based in the Netherlands. Its purpose is to be the prime promoter of project management internationally through its membership network of national project management associations around the world.

International Standards Organization (ISO)

Home site for the well-known ISO standards.

Journal of International Management

The Journal of International Management is devoted to advancing an understanding of issues in the management of global enterprises, global management theory, and practice; and providing theoretical and managerial implications useful for the further development of research.

It is designed to serve an audience of academic researchers and educators, as well as business professionals, by publishing both theoretical and empirical research relating to international management and strategy issues.

Project Management Institute

Project Management Institute (PMI), with more than 150,000 members in over 150 countries, is the world’s foremost advocate for the project management profession. A vital and forward-thinking organization, PMI is comprised of 236 chartered chapters, 34 new potential chapters, 33 Specific Interests Groups (SIGs) and two colleges. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research and provides education, certification and professional exchange opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. PMI advances the careers of practitioners, while enhancing overall business and government performance, through documentation of return on investment.

Project Management Institute Chapters – Canada

British Columbia


Ontario – Great Lake Chapter

Project Management Institute – United Kingdom

They also have a free monthly newsletter.

Project Management Institute Chapters – United States of America


Los Angeles

San Diego

Silicon Valley

Project Management Institute – Atlanta Chapter



Project Management Institute-Minnesota

Of interest on the site is a monthly newsletter


Project Management Institute – North Eastern Ohio

Project Management Institute Information Systems Community of Practice

PMI-ISCoP is the preferred, global, collaborative, professional project management organization for all aspects of project management that are required for information systems, regardless of industry.