Project Management Institute Honors the Aricent Group with the 2011 PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award

New Jersey, October 24, 2011 - The Project Management Institute, the world’s leading project management member association, announces that it has honored the Aricent Group with a 2011 Project Management Institute (PMI®) Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award in the Corporate/Government/Association Provider category for its Project Management Competency Development program. The award was presented during PMI’s annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, 22 October 2011 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center.

The Aricent Group’s Project Management Competency Development program exemplifies exceptional professional development instruction and training materials for project management students, trainees or practitioners. It is an exclusive program aimed to initiate and deploy structured competency development within an organization. The program readies individuals to take on project management roles, resolve issues, identify risks, make decisions, manage finances, improve quality and achieve project objectives.

“To deliver innovative solutions for our customers, we believe it is essential to constantly upgrade our capabilities through continued learning and development for our people,” said Aricent Group Assistant Vice President of Quality Sathyavageeswaran R. “We are honored to receive this recognition from PMI for our commitment to excellence in project management.”

About the Aricent Group

The Aricent Group is a global innovation and technology services company that helps clients imagine, commercialize, and evolve products and services for the connected world. Bringing together the communications technology expertise of Aricent with the creative vision and user experience prowess of frog, the Aricent Group provides a unique portfolio of innovation capabilities that seamlessly combines consumer insights, strategy, design, software engineering, and systems integration. The client base includes communications service providers, equipment manufacturers, independent software vendors, device makers, and many other Fortune 500 brands. The company’s investors are Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office, Delta Partners, and The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. For more information, please visit

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

PMI is the world’s largest project management member association, representing more than 600,000 practitioners in more than 185 countries. As a global thought leader and knowledge resource, PMI advances the profession through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and virtual communities and academic research. When organizations invest in project management, supported by PMI, executives have confidence that their important initiatives will deliver expected results, greater business value and competitive advantage. Visit us at, @PMInstitute, and on @PMInstitute.

For further information please contact:

Sara Munday
Assistant Vice President, Corporate Marketing
Aricent Group
+1 415-489-3073

Shashi Shekhar Pandey
Manager, Marketing
Aricent Group
+91 783 829 1362