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Participate in PMI online communities of practice to interact with project practitioners around the world who share your interest in a specific industry or practice area. Use the online platform to share with, learn from and collaborate with your peers through webinars, wikis, blogs and more.

Have a specific project challenge? Post your question on the discussion boards or help other practitioners by sharing your experiences and successes.

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  • Log in above to using your username and password, and explore the current communities.
  • As you visit, subscribe to any or all communities that interest you.

Upcoming Webinars

PMI Community of Practice webinars are available exclusively to PMI members, and at no additional cost. Participants may claim 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) per one hour webinar.

The Emperor has No Clothes by Jim Decker
Human Resources Project Management Community of Practice
11 November 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Most projects, big or small, are late, over budget, and the deliverables are not exactly what the customer wanted in the first place. Most studies show that 60-80% of all projects fail but it’s not because we don’t know lots of project management tools and processes. There are millions of project managers working hard every day to make things work, but project failure rates remain unchanged.

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Employ a Systematic Approach to Realizing Value from an EHR
Healthcare Community of Practice
10 November 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

Provider organizations are challenged with optimizing existing Electronic Health Record systems and processes after go-live and realizing the true value from these investments. Projects have an end, whereas optimization is continuous but strategies from project management can be applied to establish core competencies across the organization that determine an organization’s maturity in and ability to deliver true value realization. This webinar will outline those core competencies and describe a systematic approach using PMI PMBOK Project Management to realize value via a case study involving a health organization’s ambulatory EHR optimization.

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Personal Agility Canvas for Project Managers
Agile Community of Practice
17 November 2014 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

What happens to a PM who is trying to adopt Agile? Dave Prior, PMP discusses the struggles you can expect to encounter while showing you how creating a Personal Agility Canvas tool can help make things a little easier.

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The PM Workflow Framework: Defined and Detailed
Learning, Education, and Development Community of Practice
19 November 2014 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

PM Workflow is the PM GPS. Just as GPS automatically selects the most efficient route to drive and changes route when issues arise, PM Workflow navigates through the project flow by selecting processes in the project execution path. These selections are based on the system of requests, decision checkpoints, decision tables and project health evaluation results. PM Workflow provides the detailed and necessary knowledge required to manage a project from scratch by instructing what to do, when to do and how to do it.

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Authentic Leadership: A GM Perspective on Project Management
Ethics in Project Management Community of Practice
24 November 2014 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Local Time (UTC - 0400)

  • What does daily project life look like for a GM?
  • What are the key challenges a GM faces in this role? What are key decisions?
  • What are the principles of leadership behind this?

The session is intended to provide the field perspective of a GM and will be supported by many use cases.

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