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Dr. Terry Cooke-Davies Receives PMI 2019 Scholar-Practitioner Award

23 October 2019

To recognize his prolific career as both a researcher and a practitioner, Dr. Terry Cooke-Davies was selected to receive the 2019 PMI Scholar-Practitioner Award on 5 October at the PMI Awards Gala in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

The PMI Scholar-Practitioner Award recognizes and honors an individual or group of individuals for excellence in the conduct of academic research and the adoption or adaptation of research into practice. Click here to learn more about the PMI Scholar-Practitioner Award.

Professor Cooke-Davies has successfully applied research outcomes in practice and contributed to knowledge through extraction of learning from practice. As a practitioner, he is well known for his work studying the performance of major project-oriented companies. This work was so successful that it became a widely-used benchmarking tool. As a scholar, much of his highly cited research has featured this concentration on a deep understanding of “project success”, and his book The Right Projects Done Right is used worldwide.

Throughout his career, Professor Cooke-Davies has demonstrated an enormous commitment to the integration of practice and academic research, and his work is highly respected by both the project management academic and practitioner communities worldwide.