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    Global Virtual LIM Is 9 October—In the Time Zone That Is Right for You

    The Global Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) will be delivered in two sessions to accommodate as many time zones as possible. The content will be the same in each session with both live and recorded presentations in each. Join fellow chapter leaders at LIM on 9 October. Learn more and register today at PMI.org/LIM.

    It’s Time to Network With Your Chapter Volunteer Community

    The Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) is offering several opportunities to network with your peers. On 5 October, take a seat at the virtual table to discuss a particular topic or just catch up with friends from around the world. On 9 October, the closing session will give you a second opportunity to gather with old friends and make new ones. Register for LIM to learn more.

    Let’s See 1,000 Sunsets!

    Take part in the One PMI Sunset Photo Project, part of the Global Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM)—October. Take a photo of the sunset on 2 October from your corner of the world. Log in to the LIM platform between 4–7 October and add your sunset to the collection. Learn more about the One PMI Sunset Photo Project here. You must register for LIM to participate.

    Attend the 2021 PMI Professional Awards!

    Join us for the PMI® Professional Awards on 6 October at the PMI Virtual Experience Series, where we will reveal this year’s award recipients with the highest honors in project management! While there, visit the interactive awards gallery to learn more about our honorees!

    Need to Know

    Chapter Reporting System Replacement Project

    A major upgrade is underway to replace the Chapter Reporting System (CRS) and improve CRS data quality. PMI aims to deliver an initial production model by Q1 of 2022 with a system that provides more accuracy of data and provides the standard chapter reports most used today. This effort will focus on providing a more user friendly, data-accurate and flexible reporting system. We will continue to add more system capabilities during the first half of 2022 by making enhancements recommended by chapters and delivering more reporting capabilities that will be enabled by the new technology. If you have any questions, please contact your regional chapter engagement partner.

    PMI 2021 Annual Membership Meeting

    Our Annual Membership Meeting will be held virtually on Saturday, 9 October 2021 at 5:00 p.m. EDT. All attendees must register by 8 October to participate. PMI Board of Directors Chair Tony Appleby will preside.

    PMI News

    Hours for Impact – Collectively we can Create Change

    As of 23 September 2021, we have reached 40% of our 100,000 pledged goal for Hours for Impact. This initiative is in support of the United Nations Global Compact and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Chapters, as a whole, have pledged approximately 29,000 hours towards this important global initiative. Thank you for your support.

    Are you a chapter that hasn’t pledge yet? Learn how you can help by reviewing the chapter playbook. The playbook gives an overview of the initiative and marketing resources to promote it to your members. Share your service, make your pledge.

    Make Reality Challenge: How Chapters Can Get Involved

    Make Reality Challenge: How Chapters Can Get Involved

    Creating positive social impact is top-of-mind around the world. From climate change to inequality, today’s biggest challenges can’t wait. PMI is excited to announce our first-ever global student hackathon competition that encourages university students to design innovative solutions to current societal challenges, with a focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Event registration opens on 1 October and we would appreciate your help reaching out to your university-level student contacts. We will be sharing a toolkit, marketing portal updates and next steps soon!

    Volunteer Opportunity: Revision of the Standard for Program Management

    The Standard for Program Management will soon be undergoing a limited scope revision to update the standard to its 5th Edition! Would you like to contribute as part of its development or review teams? Volunteer today!

    First Offering from the Coalition of Associations Coming Soon

    Creating a Coalition of Associations (CoA) is a strategic focus area for the PMI 4.0 growth strategy - tactics we will use to achieve our aspirations to broaden our reach, extend our impact and build lasting relationships with professionals. At the upcoming October Virtual Experience Series, CoA will have a booth featuring emerging partnerships, including the Center for Creative Leadership’s product, Boost. PMI will be offering Boost through PMI.org to help new leaders in developing the skills and confidence needed to transition effectively into leadership roles.

    Chapter Highlights

    The PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter’s Sustainability Project: Meaningful Work for a Greater Tomorrow

    Belief and hope for our future is one of the reasons that more than 30 PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (PMI-SFBAC) members chose to volunteer at the La Grande Community Garden project. Getting this many project managers on the same page can be a challenge in itself!–Read more about the well-organized project to build community garden plots for immigrant families.

    Marketing Resources

    Marketing Training Webinars

    Watch and learn marketing tips and the resources available to you by viewing the 2021 Marketing Training sessions. Check the 8 October edition of PMInsight to learn of new marketing training sessions that you can join live.

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