18 October PMInsight

Strategic Transformation

Straight Talk with Sunil

Watch the latest Straight Talk with Sunil to hear a conversation with Cindy Anderson, vice president of brand for PMI, who shares her thoughts on how PMI is powering The Project Economy.

Straight Talk with Sunil: Brand/The Project Economy

Brand Refresh

Brand Refresh Next Steps

A bit more than a week into PMI's amazing new brand refresh and excitement continues to build! If you are still wondering why we made this change, how we engaged thousands of stakeholders along this journey, and what's next, you can learn more in several ways:

  1. Check out the video conversation between PMI CEO Sunil Prashara and VP of Brand Cindy Anderson.

  2. Review the FAQs that have answers to the questions we heard most often.

  3. Take a look at the updated brand guidelines in the Marketing Portal at marketing.pmi.org

The brand team is working quickly to complete all 300+ chapter logos – we know you are all eager to implement our new identity in your chapter and we’re working as fast as possible! To keep you informed on the process, we have posted a chapter logo schedule that will be updated weekly. This will help you manage the timing of updating your marketing assets and collateral.

If you have any further questions regarding the brand refresh, please contact your chapter partner and regional marketer. And welcome to The Project Economy!

Action Items

Annual Planning Made Easier – Enhanced Worksheet Available

An enhanced annual planning worksheet is now available! This easy, new format allows you to complete your annual plan with the Catalog of Core Services all in one document. Link to it from the PMI.org/VRC; click on Chapter Resources/Essential Links/Catalog of Core Services.

Need to Know

Opportunity for Chapters to Establish DA Champions

PMI’s recent acquisition, Disciplined Agile, is creating quite a buzz in the project management community. There is an opportunity for chapters to take part in the excitement by sharing information and development opportunities with their members and the local PM community. Chapter boards are invited to designate one person from their chapter to be part of the DA Champion program. Find out more here.

Help Us Spread the Word: PMI Ranks the Most Influential Projects of the Past 50 Years

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, PMI released a ranked list of the 50 most #influentialprojects of the past half-century. As a PMI chapter, we are asking you to help us amplify the launch of the Most Influential Projects by posting on your chapter’s social channels. PMI will be posting about this program using the hashtag #influentialprojects. We encourage your chapter to engage by commenting and sharing these posts. Also, you can use these pre-written posts to help spread the word.

PMI 50 Most Influential Projects

Leadership Development Opportunities

Register for PMI® Leadership Institute Meeting 2020—Latin America 

Registration for PMI® Leadership Institute Meeting 2020—Latin America is now open. The meeting is scheduled 27–29 March 2020 in Foz do Iguaçu – Paraná, Brazil. Learn more about the location and VISA requirements and start the registration process today.

Please note: If your chapter is supporting your attendance at the Leadership Institute Meeting, please register using the access code 2020BRAZIL. If you have any questions, please contact your chapter partner or email Leadership.Institute@pmi.org.

Have a LIM Travel Grant? Plan to Attend the Chapter Leader Orientation

All volunteers taking a leadership role for the first time in 2019 must attend the Chapter Leader Orientation in order for the chapter to receive reimbursement for an approved LIM travel grant. The orientation offers valuable information for new and returning leaders. It is free and available on demand at Orientation.PMI.org.


PMIEF Annual Report – A Look Back 

As the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) looks ahead to the future of possibilities, it is exciting to see how far PMIEF has come. Download PMIEF’s 2018 Annual Report to learn how the foundation is making a difference in the lives of youth and more!