03-Oct-2017 Yerevan, Armenia

PMI Armenia Potential Chapter and Center for Strategic Initiatives signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on promoting project management best practices to the CSI staff.
The major thrust of the MoU is to promote mutually beneficial cooperation between PMI Armenia Chapter and CSI in mentoring projects using a team of expert volunteers.

Similarly, the MoU also aims to promote people-to-people exchanges of different levels between the two organizations.

“One of the key strategic directions of PMI Armenia Chapter is to work with the public sector and promote project management best practices. We highly believe that project management plays an important role in development of Armenia. We are looking forward to improve and enhance our collaboration with CSI and potentially other public sector organizations” explained Mr. Thomas Mazejian, PMI Armenia Potential Chapter founder and leader.

“I welcome the initiative of PMI Armenia Potential Chapter. We have exchanged some ideas of how we can enhance relationship by sharing experiences and strategies to boost the project management practices” stated Mr. Aleksandr Khachaturyan, executive director of the Center for Strategic Initiatives.

About PMI Armenia Chapter: PMI Armenia Chapter was founded in 2016 and is the local Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI). The Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.

About CSI: Established by the Government of Armenia, the Center for Strategic Initiatives is a vital instrument for advancing the essential reforms in Armenia through facilitation of dialogue between policy-makers, private and public stakeholders and international partners. The ultimate goal of the Center is to increase exports from and attract foreign direct investments into Armenia. CSI is operating on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis.