PMInsight 14 June 2019

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    Strategic Transformation


    Snippets: An MVP in the Membership Model Redesign

    Meeting PMI’s customers’ needs by providing content they can consume quickly and put to use right away.

    A Message From Sunil Prashara, President & CEO, PMI

    This communication covers a brief summary of six priority areas, including a new organizational framework for PMI, which is now in place. Read the message here, or find it in the PMI Strategic Transformation link under Essential Resources on the Volunteer Resource Center

    Transformation: What Do You Want to Know?

    Complete a survey telling us what you would most like to know about PMI’s transformational journey. Surveys will be updated regularly.

    Reach Out – Ask Questions and Share Ideas With PMI

    To increase dialogue and understanding between volunteer leaders and PMI, we invite you to submit your thoughts, feedback and questions on PMI’s transformation—or any topic related to your experience with PMI. Send an email to The email box will be monitored regularly, and messages will be forwarded to the person most appropriate to respond or take action. We want to hear your ideas and feedback. Please reach out to us!

    Need to Know

    All PMI Certification Exams Moving to Pearson VUE

    In our strategic plan, we committed to putting customers at the forefront of our offerings. The first change will improve our certification exam delivery experience. Exam candidates can now schedule their exams for PMP®, PgMP®, PfMP®, PMI-PBA®, PMI-RMP® and PMI-SP® through Pearson VUE. This will provide more test locations, online proctoring for PMI-ACP® and CAPM® exams and better access for U.S. military members. Testing with Pearson VUE will begin 1 July 2019. Testing at Prometric will end on 30 June. Learn the details on

    Career Starts Here

    Inform your members about PMI’s comprehensive career headquarters. It compiles project management postings from company websites and job boards. Job seekers can now identify themselves as PMI members and identify their PMI certifications which can help them get hired faster. Explore opportunities.

    Action Items

    Don’t Forget – Encourage Your Chapter Members to Register for PMI’s FREE Exclusive Webinar to Maximize your Membership

    On 19 June 2019 at 12:00 p.m. EST (UTC-5), PMI will guide new members to the resources, networks and knowledge that will help them advance their careers. Through feedback from other members we have found that our “New Member Welcome Webinar” helps maximize memberships, and we want members to take advantage of all the ways PMI can help them. Encourage your chapter members to register today!

    This brief webinar will include:

    • Welcome to PMI!
    • How Your Membership Makes a Difference
    • The Value of Membership and Review of Top Benefits
    • Your Personalized Experience and How to Access Valuable Tools and Resources
    • Local Chapter Involvement and Volunteering Opportunities
    • How to Access PMI’s Home for Online Community

    Leadership Development Opportunities

    Digital Engagement for Chapters

    At the Leadership Institute Meeting 2019—EMEA, held in Dublin, Ireland in May, participants joined a session to explore the vision of the chapter partner channel, evolving from transaction-based to holistically engaged, data-driven communities with agile sense and respond capabilities. Learn about the outcomes of the session. Many thanks to the chapter leaders who participated in this important conversation.

    Reserve your stay in Philadelphia

    PMI has negotiated discounted rates for attendees to attend the PMI® Leadership Institute Meeting 2019—North America and PMI® Global Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Register and reserve your hotel today!

    You Don’t Want to Miss PMI’s Biggest Event This Year!

    PMI celebrates 50 years in 2019! And we have a lot planned for Global Conference. From inspirational keynote speakers to 50th anniversary celebrations to an interactive and engaging Exhibit Hall. You won’t want to miss your opportunity to join us in Philadelphia. Register today and stay tuned to learn more!

    How to Drive Stakeholder Engagement and Double Your Sponsors

    Hear real-world strategies to engage stakeholders, radically increase your sponsor pool, and convert casual sponsors to lifetime sponsors. Search “Audio Recording” in PMILearn to access.

    Chapter Mentoring Program Samples Available

    Is your chapter thinking of initiating a mentoring program? The PMI Chapter Mentoring Program Toolkit provides samples of program overviews, applications, agreements and more. The samples are from chapters that have a successful program in place. Find it in the Marketing Portal.

    Celebration of Service

    Celebrating 50 Years of PMI Video Now Available in the Marketing Portal

    First shown at the PMI Leadership Institute Meeting in Dublin last month, a video celebrating the first 50 years of PMI is now available in the 50th Anniversary folder in the Marketing Portal. The video features PMI Founder Jim Snyder narrating the history of PMI from its humble beginnings through its years of growth and changes up to the present. Chapter members are sure to enjoy seeing the historical photos and sharing Jim’s passion for the profession and PMI.

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