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History of PM Expert Company

PM Expert has been operating in the Russian project management market since 2002 (being part of IT Expert till February 2005).

The idea to allocate PM Expert as a separate business appeared due to the growing demand in Russia for new management areas necessary for effective project management in various industries. The issues of successful project implementation are becoming ever more urgent for companies leadership teams that are interested in resolving their organizations strategic objectives through launching critical projects.

Currently, PM Expert continues to actively develop project management and remains one of the initiators of expanding this area in Russia.

Major stages in PM Expert development

December 2016

PM Expert became a partner of the XI annual International conference PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2016.

PM Expert confirms the status of the leading PMC-contractor of the Russian project management market. New contracts with major oil and gas companies in Russia are signed.

The publication of the first edition of the book "PM-hacks for effective project management by Alexander Kutuzov".

September 2016

The broadcasting of the Technologies for business program on the PRO BUSINESS TV-channel with Alexander Kutuzov as the special guest.

June 2016

The growth of the Ů certification demand amounted to 80% relative to the indicators of the same period of the last year.

February 2016

CEO of PM Expert Alexander Kutuzov conducted basic project management training course as part of the joint project of the Council of Young Professionals (Ministry of Finance of Russia) and Youth Council (Ministry of industry and trade of Russia).

December 2015

PM Expert became a partner of the X anniversary International conference "PROJECT MANAGEMENT 2015".

October 2015

PM Expert certified more than 2,000 PME specialists.

September 2015

PM Expert successfully completed a project of PMS development for Slavneft-Krasnoyarskneftegaz.

February 2015

PM Expert issued the 60,000th training certificate.

November 2014

PM Experts educational programs supplemented with three new training sessions on specific aspects of project management. As well as training programs, seminars unit aimed at developing personal competences of the project manager.

September 2014

PM Expert awarded with honorary diplomas for the contribution to preparation of the Olympic Games in Sochi.

June 2014

PM Experts educational program has a voluntary accreditation certificate confirming compliance with the requirements of the National Project Management Association (SOVNET) according to the methodology of project management IPMA (International Project Management Association).

April 2014

PM Expert acted as a sponsor of the First international practical conference Management of investment and construction projects.

February 2014

PM Expert wins the Russian consumer rating of the corporate training providers in the "Project Management" nomination.

PM Expert performs works on the operational management of the project "Kandym. Early gas" (Uzbekistan) as a PMC (Project Management Contractor).

January 2014

PM Expert completes the PMC (Project Management Contractor) contract on the Syskonsyninsky gas field development project in Western Siberia.

December 2013

Managing partners of PM Expert speak at the 8th International Conference "Project Management 2013".

November 2013

PM Expert begins formation of the National Registry of project management experts.

PM Expert hosts the 4th annual bowling tournament PM Expert Open 2013".

Alexander Kutuzov, CEO of PM Expert, holds an authors master class Project stakeholders management, Munich.

August 2013

PM Expert wins the open competition "Special Economic Zones" (JSC "SEZ") for the provision of a service-engineering project management services.

Alexander Pavlov publishes a new book, which completed the trilogy project management programs and portfolios.

June 2013

PM Expert successfully organizes the first Project management week in Corfu.

April 2013

PM Expert awarded the 50,000th training certificate.

PM Expert presents PM Focus an application for projects monitoring and control.

February 2013

PM Expert successfully held the workshop on large-scale projects management in London.

PM Expert presented Russian project management experience at the International Petroleum Week in London.

January 2013

PM Expert certified more than 1,000 PME specialists.

PM Expert presents e-learning training course on Russian State Standard Certification (GOST) in project management.

PM Expert begins to carry out courses based on A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) 5th Edition.

November 2012

PM Expert provides services to support the management of the largest project of TNK-BP.

PM Expert presents a new project management training course with a focus on practice of Microsoft Project use.

October 2012

PM Expert has successfully completed a project of PMIS development for Kubanenergo.

September 2012

PM Expert has confirmed its status of Microsoft Silver Project and Portfolio Management Partner.

PM Expert presents a new project management course in accordance with Russian State Standard Certification (GOST).

The Russian project management standards have come into effect.

August 2012

PM Expert awarded a certificate to the 45,000th participant of project management courses.

PM Expert carried out risk management workshop in Geneva.

June 2012

PM Expert sells Oracle software licenses.

May 2012

A new book of Alexander Pavlov on program management has gone on sale.

PM Expert took part in the international forum Project management in Central Asia.

April 2012

PM Expert celebrates its 10th anniversary.

PM Expert has become the Oracle Gold Partner.

February 2012

Russian national project management standards are finally approved.

December 2011

PM Expert and Expert Systems have launched a partnership program Experts Card.

PM Expert awarded a certificate to the 40,000th participant of project management courses.

October 2011

A partnership agreement was signed with Center of Financial Technologies for realization of joint project management trainings in banks and large corporations.

August 2011

There Are 500 Specialists in Russia Currently Certified as PME.

PM Expert has entered into a partnership agreement with Scrumtrek Company and presented a course of the Scrum methodology application in project management.

PM Expert has launched new certifications in projects management - PMEA (Project Management Expert Administrator) and PRIME (Program & Portfolio Management Expert).

April 2011

PM Expert Begins to Certify Corporate Project Management Systems in Companies and Organizations.

PM Expert Develops a Program for Testing Project Management Knowledge PM Test.

March 2011

PM Expert Enters the Construction Project Management Market.

January 2011

PM Expert Develops the Second Level of Certification for Project Management Specialists PMEP (Project Management Expert Practitioner).

December 2010

PM Expert had its quality management system certified successfully and received confirmation of the systems compliance with the international ISO 9001-2008 standard.

September 2010

PM Expert is recognized as the Company of the Year at the exhibition Trainings Expo 2010 (Moscow, Russia).

July 2010

PM Expert carried out its first exclusive master class in London focusing on program management and using preparation for the 2012 Olympics as an example.

August 2009

PM Expert awarded a certificate to the 25,000th participant of project management courses.

June 2009

PM Expert received a license from the Federal Security Service of Russia, which allows it to operate using the information that constitutes the state secret.

May 2009

The first editions of Russian national project management standards were finally developed with participation of PM Expert; their texts were transferred for consideration to the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology.

March 2009

PM Expert acted as the General Sponsor of the Project Management in Central Asia international forum in the city of Almaty (Kazakhstan).

February 2009

PM Expert and the Russian Academy of Public Service under the President of the Russian Federation (RAPS) signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of training, including the development and sale of educational products related to project management.

December 2008

PM Expert had its quality management system certified successfully and received confirmation of the systems compliance with the international ISO 9001-2000 standard.

November 2008

PM Expert was granted with the Leader of the Russian Economy National Award for its outstanding achievements in project management within the Contest carried out as part of the Global Project New Quality of Growth to Russia that is being implemented with the support of the Federation Council of the Russian Federal Assembly.

PM Expert started to establish its own multi-level certification system in the field of project management. The first certification level is Project Management Expert (PME).

August 2008PM Experts managing partners were included by the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (former Gosstandart of the USSR) into the Russian national delegation participating in the work of Technical Committee No. 236 involved in the development of the international project management standard ISO 21500 (TC 236 Project Committee: Project Management).
May June 2008

In 2007, PM Experts project management outsourcing department experienced a 4-fold increase.

PM Expert started to render project management professional services in the Kazakhstan market: its subsidiary PMExpertKazakhstan was opened in the city of Almaty.

April 2008The company agreed on strategic partnership with Istria Risk Management Solutions (UK) specializing in professional services and IT solutions in risk management.
January 2008PM Experts managing partner A. Kutuzov was included into the Review Expert Board of MBA program Project Management in the Field of High Technology, Investment, and Computer Science offered by the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT).

December 2007PM Expert won the tender carried out by the Federal Grid Company (FGC UES) to outsource managing the program for establishing an automated system for commercial accounting for electric power in the unified national energy grid (ASCAEP in UNEG).

November 2007PM Experts managing partners Alexander Kutuzov and Alexander Pavlov, Ph.D., PMP, presented their reports on project management to the participants of RBCs 16th International Business Conference in Tokyo.

June 2007PM Expert was integrated into OAO Armada.

PM Expert acted as a General Sponsor of the 2nd International Conference of PMI St. Petersburg Chapter Project Management Magic: Sorcery, Art, Skill

March 2007PM Expert launched a unique project World Project Management Stars in Russia.
December 2006As of the end of 2006, PM Expert implemented more than 25 large-scale projects, including 15 projects completed on an outsourcing basis (managed by PM Experts specialists) for Toyota Motor, a project for establishing project management methodology in SITRONICS Telecom Solutions, etc.

November 2006PM Expert acted as a platinum sponsor of the 3rd International Conference of PMI Moscow Chapter Integration Management. .
October 2006New simulation business games were introduced to the Russian PM training market based on partnership agreements with two major European training companies GamingWorks (Netherlands) and Celemi (Sweden).
September 2006PM Expert received a status of an exclusive partner of Planview, one of the world leading developers of project portfolio management systems.
August 2005A status of PMI Global Registered Education Provider (PMI Global R.E.P.) was received enabling to provide project management workshops, trainings, and educational programs on an international scale.
March 2005 A partnership agreement was signed with PM Solutions (USA) for the provision of joint services in the field of project management. A new brand, PM Expert, was officially introduced to the Russian market.
May June 2002The first open project management courses were delivered. A status of PMI Registered Education Provider (PMI R.E.P.) was received (for the first time among Russian companies).

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