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    2021 Chapter of the Year Awards Program Applications Due 1 July

    The Chapter of the Year Awards Program provides recognition to chapters for their contributions toward achieving PMI’s goals. Eligibility is based on data from the Chapter Reporting System (CRS). An email was sent to presidents of the qualified chapters on 1 June. Applications must be submitted by 1 July. Learn more by searching “awards program overview” in documents on

    How Have You Engaged Changemakers? Share Your Story at LIM

    The call for proposals to present at LIM 2021—October is now open! We are seeking 30-minute presentations from chapter leaders around the world. Share best practices for events, membership, and social impact, and describe how your chapter has engaged changemakers. The deadline to submit LIM proposals is 18 July.

    SDG Pledge Campaign

    Our community has made incredible contributions toward creating global change. As we continue to work toward a more sustainable and equitable future for all, we are doing our part to contribute 75,000 hours of service pledged toward the UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What are you doing to contribute? Share your service and pledge your hours at PMImpact!

    Need to Know

    Date Set for Next Leadership Institute Meeting

    LIM 2021—October will take place on 9 October in two time zones. There will be live programming starting at 1:00 p.m. Singapore time, which will be repeated at 10:00 a.m. New York time. Attend the live event that works for you. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.

    Chapter Guest Pass+ Program Update

    The Chapter Guest Pass+ Program has seen an overall positive increase in usage by more chapters. Based on this increased engagement, PMI wants to keep the momentum going and will no longer require chapters to meet the quarterly milestones. All chapters will have the opportunity to reach the maximum reimbursement as long as they reach that level of usage by 31 December 2021.

    Leadership Opportunities

    Learn About PMI’s Product Portfolio & Deep Dive Into 4 Key Products

    Gain an understanding of the strategy behind PMI’s new products. Check out “Work Smarter: An Introduction to PMI’s Product Portfolio” and Product Showcases featuring Kickoff, Wicked Problem Solving®, PMI Citizen Developer, and Organizational Transformation: Foundation. Access LIM—April on demand today!

    PMI News

    Regional Brand Image Library Available on Marketing Portal

    The Marketing Portal Chapter Leaders Brand now offers a Regional Brand Image Library with images specific to each of the PMI Regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, MENA, Africa, South Asia, China, Asia Pacific. Log in with your credentials to find creative assets for your region!

    Three Ways Citizen Development Can Enhance a PM’s Career

    Citizen development is playing an increasing role in software development. As teams find new ways to achieve outcomes with low-code/no-code platforms, the need to establish an understanding of this practice is becoming essential for project professionals. Learn more on the Official PMI Blog.

    Youth & Social Impact

    PMI Honolulu Chapter Empower Youth Through Partnerships

    Engaging with young people can be extremely fulfilling but comes with challenges that can overwhelm a PMI chapter team. Learn firsthand from PMI Honolulu Chapter’s Director of Academic Outreach how they overcame roadblocks to empower Hawaii’s students to build the skills they need to lead projects.

    PMI Spotlight

    PMI to Headline Inaugural "Day of Drucker" Conference

    For the first time, the Peter Drucker Society is hosting a special event: a 1-day, virtual “Day of Drucker” on 30 June. PMI President and CEO Sunil Prashara recently joined the Drucker Forum International Board of Advisors and will deliver the keynote address focused on global trends reshaping the world of work and how gymnastic organizations can respond.

    PMI is also sponsoring a workshop on 29 June featuring Tom Wujec on Wicked Problem Solving. You can check out “Day of Drucker” by following a free livestream: Register now!

    Chapter Highlights

    PMI Metrolina, PMI NC Piedmont and the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Carolinas Chapter collaborated on a virtual 3-part series to discover the value and advantage of project management and organizational change management integration. Read about the series and watch the sessions.

    COVID-19 Update

    PMI is committed to the safety and well-being of our global community. Our Crisis Task Force is monitoring the situation arising from coronavirus (COVID-19) daily. We have made significant changes to accommodate these times, so please continue to check our COVID-19 Update Page for the latest impacts on our programming, events, and certification testing.

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    Build Skills with Virtual Resource Hub

    To help individuals continue their professional development from home, check out our Virtual Resource Hub. Explore a variety of free resources, online events, and a sneak peek of what’s digital offerings we’re launching soon.

    PMInsight Editions

    PMInsight is published online every two weeks.