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    To be a part of the Chapter Board, you have to:

    1. Work as a volunteer for a specified duration of time. Once your volunteership is in good standing with the Chapter, you may apply for the position in the Chapter Board.
    2. You have to take membership of Karachi Pakistan Chapter.

    Board elections are announced in September for vacant positions.

    The Chapter serves for Sindh province only.

    The Chapter works in collaboration with partners for promoting project management and strengthening our community. The collaboration terms differs on case to case basis.

    Together with our partners we go hand in hand, break the barriers and do everything we can to achieve the results and performance breakthroughs we jointly developed.

    The Chapter works in collaboration with partners for promoting project management and strengthening our community. The collaboration terms differs on case to case basis.

    The Chapter provides free membership to students for Karachi Pakistan Chapter.

    Yes, you can attend the Chapter events even if you are not a member of the Chapter.

    1. The “Call for Nominations” begins in May
      Visit Awards page on our website (www.pmikarachi.org) for more information
    2. Start the process early
      Designate a team member who gathers all necessary information, completes the paperwork and submits it on time, and acts as a liaison between PMI KPC and the Project team
    3. Review and fill the nomination application carefully
    4. Justify in the submission why you think your submission should receive the award
    5. Contact dir-awards@pmikarachi.org for further assistance

    PMI Professional Awards will be extended in following categories:

    1. Project of the Year
    2. Project Management Office (PMO) of the Year
    3. Community Advancement through Project Management
    4. Project Manager of the Year
    5. Youngest Project Manager of the Year
    6. Entrepreneur of the Year

    Project of the Year

    The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes the project that best delivers:

    1. Superior performance of project management practices
    2. Superior organizational results
    3. Positive impacts on society

    Project Management Office (PMO) of the Year

    The PMO of the Year Award honors a PMO that has demonstrated superior organizational project management abilities by adding value to its organization through its support of successful strategic initiatives. The award recognizes a PMO that has established a vision for value delivery and has had a positive and clear impact on business results.

    Community Advancement through Project Management

    The Community Advancement award honors significant initiatives undertaken by organizations as part of their corporate social responsibility towards the improvement and well-being of the community.

    Project Manager of the Year

    Project Manager of the Year award acknowledges and honors the effort of individual project manager/practitioner, who demonstrates best project management practices.

    Youngest Project Manager of the Year

    Youngest Project Manager of the Year award acknowledges and honors the effort of individual project manager/practitioner (age limit 30), who demonstrates best project management practices. This award is initiated to promote the project management practices among young professionals.

    Entrepreneur of the Year

    Entrepreneur of the Year Award is an initiative of the year 2017. This category is introduced with a vision to promote project management practices in entrepreneurs with their startups to achieve better and successful results with a significant impact on the society.

    The eligibility criteria for valid nominations are available on our website (www.pmikarachi.org). The application for the award has to be made by a member of project team or an authorized representative of the organization. The nominated projects should be undertaken within and for Sindh region only. PMI membership is not necessary. The project may or may not have won awards or other recognition from other professional associations.

    The nomination process is based on following two stages:

    Stage I: The award applicant/ project team member will need to provide information using online registration page. The url of registration page will be available on our website. Those applicants who qualify to the Stage I will be considered at the Stage II. The qualified nominees will be intimated through email from dir-awards@pmikarachi.org.

    Stage II: Qualified applicants will receive a nomination form from PMI KPC. The award applicant has to provide more detailed and authentic information in the provided form, as required with the available project documents to support your application.

    The applicant will submit the nomination form through email to dir-awards@pmikarachi.org. All the received applications will be evaluated by the panel of judges. The judges will shortlist three applicants based upon the quality and merit of nomination. The judges’ decision will be final and cannot be challenged. Each applicant can submit multiple projects under one category, but the previously winning submitted nominations are not eligible.

    There is no application fee to apply for any of the PMI KPC Award category.

    Panel of volunteer Judges who are skilled practitioners and have successfully demonstrated project management expertise will evaluate the nominations. The panel of judges for PMI-KPC Professional Awards will remain anonymous and their decisions would be considered final and binding on all.

    The awards will be announced at the Awards Celebration and International Project Management Day Celebration in November to be held at a renowned hotel in Karachi, Pakistan.

    The award process is based on the evaluation of different criteria such as project management practices, leadership, contribution to the community etc. For organizations this Award Program is revisiting their business process and best practices followed by them which can lead them to further improvement. If the organization is awarded, it will be a great pride and public recognition.

    For project team members, while filling the nomination submission they get exposure to the world best practices which can replicate in their future work.

    PMI offers the member ship to the individuals, students and the Retirees. Just choose your desired option and get the membership benefits. For details you can visit: https://www.pmi.org/membership/types

    1. Login to https://www.pmi.org.
    2. Go to My PMI option.
    3. Choose Profile tab.
    4. Update your profile and contact information.
    5. Press Save button.
    1. Login to https://www.pmi.org.
    2. Choose Membership tab.
    3. Click on Renew your membership option.

    Yes, you can.

    For becoming the PMI-KPC member, you have to join PMI first.

    1. Go to https://www.pmi.org.
    2. Click on Login at top right.
    3. Use the forgot username or forgot password option.

    20 USD $

    No, it is not the pre-requisite.

    • Knowledge Sharing.
    • Volunteer Opportunities.
    • Professional development.
    • Discounts Bonus benefits.
    • Publications.
    • Career Resources.

    PMI memberships aren’t just for working project practitioners. If you are enrolled full time in a degree-granting program at a college or university, a PMI KPC student membership may be right for you.

    Your enthusiasm for project management doesn’t have to end when you stop working. If you have been a PMI member in good standing for five consecutive years and have retired from active employment, you can take advantage of a discounted retiree membership and stay involved with the profession.

    A Volunteer is someone who freely gives of their time and skills to a not-for-profit organization in order to help it further its goals. Volunteers are unpaid for their contribution to the organization but are highly regarded for the assistance they give

    Our volunteers come from diverse backgrounds and have a common interest in project management. They include students, retirees, full-time and part-time workers. Everyone has something to offer.

    No, anyone who has an interest in project management may volunteer.

    Volunteer opportunities range from short-term commitments of a few hours to long-term committee lead roles. The PMI Karachi Chapter has many different opportunities available, and the hours and skills required for each opportunity vary. We have volunteer opportunities to fit everyone’s busy schedule.

    While we encourage new Volunteers to start with one voluntary role only we hope, that once established, Volunteers will expand or contract their voluntary commitments to suit their interests and lifestyle. Volunteers are welcome to change or add to their role at any time, subject to availability.

    It is expected that volunteers will have other things going on in their life alongside their voluntary commitments. Our program is flexible enough to accommodate those needs. We also ask that Volunteers keep in touch regarding their ‘fit’ with the Program; Volunteers are always free to change their minds.

    You will get a chance to build a professional network, gain skills and experiences and develop as a Leader

    Send an e-mail to the VP Volunteer to express your interest at vp-volunteers@pmikarachi.org. If there is a unique set of skills or a specific position you’re interested in, let this VP know so they will be in a better position to match you with a volunteer position you will enjoy.

    Yes you can depending upon the nature of work available.

    At PMI Karachi chapter, we strive to create an environment that is professional yet very homely and hence a perfect place to volunteer in groups.

    If you have signed up for or grand/annual celebrations that are held once a year, you will need to be present at the celebration venue, otherwise you can very well help us from the comfort of your home.

    Yes. For tasks that are related to the operational functions, you will be trained by the respective operations team.

    Yes! You will get the experience/appreciation certificate. Plus we may surprise you with a token of gratitude as well.

    Please write to the volunteer coordination team available at vp-volunteers@pmikarachi.org and dir-volunteers@pmikarachi.org