Leadership Institute

Learn, share, network and most of all get inspired with the Leadership Institute.  

At PMI, we value our volunteers. We want you to succeed and grow your leadership skills. That’s why we’ve  created the Leadership Institute, an extraordinary program to develop you as a leader.

Through the Leadership Institute, you’ll find that your time invested in volunteering for PMI pays huge dividends.

Our offerings will expand your network and provide the knowledge needed to develop as a leader in your PMI community and your professional career.

Program Benefits

As an active volunteer leader at PMI, you can take advantage of numerous programs and activities.

For more information regarding the programs below, send an email to leadership.institute@pmi.org or learn more about volunteering.

Not a member of a chapter? Find a local chapter today.

Volunteer Resource Center

This online destination has everything you need as a volunteer leader in one spot. You can access documents, forms, tools and information you need to effectively perform your role, whether you are serving as a leader of a PMI chapter or as a member of one of PMI’s global advisory groups or committees. Learn more about the valuable resources available.

Leadership Institute Master Class

A year-long program for qualified PMI volunteer leaders. This program helps participants sharpen the skills they already possess and provides the knowledge needed to become a more effective leader. Learn more here.

Leadership Institute Volunteer Planning Meeting

An annual planning meeting that brings together approximately 200 of PMI’s global volunteers supporting our advisory groups, board support committees and region mentors. This valuable meeting serves as an onboarding for new global volunteers, and provides opportunities for development, interaction and most importantly, planning for the new year.

Register Today! Chapter Leader Orientation


Are you a new or an experienced chapter leader? Register today for the Chapter Leader Orientation a live virtual event on Saturday, 20 May. This interactive learning experience will focus on areas every chapter leader needs to know regardless of role, plus role-specific sessions.

Leadership Institute Meetings

Professional development opportunities for PMI chapter leaders, global volunteers and graduates of the Leadership Institute Master Class. Attendance is by invitation only and is exclusively for volunteer leaders.

Asia Pacific

3-5 March 2017 | Hong Kong
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28-30 April 2017 | Rome, Italy
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North America 2017

26-28 October 2017 | Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Leadership Institute On-Demand

Register to access recorded sessions from recent Leadership Institute Meetings – North America

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