The Project Management Institute (PMI) Nashville Chapter’s objective is to offer member mentees an opportunity to develop and formalize a professional one-on-one relationship with a qualified PMI professional (mentors).The PMI Mentor Program will assist mentees in receiving project management guidance, gaining valuable project knowledge, increasing project management career opportunities, expanding their network and developing project management techniques. The PMI Mentor Program will assist mentors in contributing to the PMI professional development of the mentees and add value to PMI Chapter and National Membership. Mentors will have the opportunity to share industry knowledge and expertise with mentee.
Earn up to 5 PDU’s per year as a mentor.
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Benefits of the Program
For the Chapter, the Middle Tennessee Project Management Workforce and PMOs: The PMI Nashville Chapter benefits from the mentorship program by offering members additional opportunities to learn, encouraging alternatives to networking, sponsoring educational and training projects, and adding value to chapter memberships. It also allows the Chapter to contribute to raising the level of proficiency of the Project Managers working in the Middle Tennessee region. Individual PMOs benefit from more proficient Project Managers. With projects commonly costing or impacting many thousands, even millions, of dollars, doesn’t it make good business sense for a project manager to be provided mentoring help in the quest for success, both of the project manager and of the project?
For the Mentee: The PMI mentees benefit by gaining additional experience in project management professional development, exploring the project management world through interaction with a qualified professional, and gaining hands-on experience through a practitioner’s perspective. The program partnership should assist in determining the mentee’s developmental needs, establishing goals within the profession, and establishing a meaningful professional relationship with mentor.
For the Mentor: This opportunity allows the mentors to give back to the profession, strengthens their interpersonal relationship skills and can be a career enhancement. Mentors are encouraged to share knowledge, which helps increase the mentor’s sense of self-worth.
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Mentees and mentors must be active chapter members; participating and supporting PMI chapter and national missions
Mentees and mentors must actively support chapter events
Mentee and mentors must be current on membership and due fees
Mentees and mentors must complete application forms
Mentees and mentors must be willing to commit to the PMI Mentor Program for a specified period (six months)