17 April 2020

Action Items

Chapter Challenges During COVID-19: Special LinkedIn Group Formed

A closed LinkedIn group has been created for chapter leaders worldwide to connect and discuss strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic and share best practices related to the “new ways of working”. Group membership is limited to active chapter leaders. Join the LinkedIn group today.

Tax Filing Deadline for U.S. Chapters is 15 May

The filing deadline for U.S. chapters that operate on a fiscal year is 15 May. The 990 Informational Tax Return comes in three different forms:

  • 990: For chapters that have gross receipts in 2019 greater than or equal to US$200,000 or total assets greater than or equal to US$500,000
  • 990EZ: For chapters that have gross receipts in 2019 less than US$200,000 or total assets less than US$500,000
  • 990N: The E-File postcard for chapters that have gross receipts in 2019 less than or equal to US$50,000

Once you have filed your return with the IRS, please send a copy to your Chapter Administrator for inclusion and archival in the Component System (CS).

Leadership Development Opportunities

Register Today for Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting 2020-Latin America

Join your fellow Latin American chapter leaders on Saturday, 9 May for the first-ever virtual LIM. Take part in Q&A sessions, earn badges and network with peers. The real-time digital translation is available for all sessions. Register for the Virtual LIM-Latin America today.

Need to Know

New! Online Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

PMP candidates can now schedule and take their PMP exam online from the convenience of their home or office. We’re sharing the next steps with candidates directly, but visit the new online PMP certification page for more on the online exam experience and how candidates can schedule online exams.

Build Skills with Virtual Resource Hub 

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

Important: New 10-Minute Break During Project Management Professional (PMP)® Exam

Whether PMP candidates are taking their exam at home or in a testing center, there’s now a built-in 10-minute break. Learn how it works and what candidates should know before sitting for the exam on the R.E.P. and Chapter Update Center.

Regional Updates on Authorized Training Partners: Recorded Webinars

Chapter Development staff met virtually with regional chapter partners to discuss the latest developments of the Authorized Training Partner program. Watch webinars based on the following regions:

Careers for Project Managers

The latest issue of the Project Management Journal shares forward-thinking information about careers for project managers. This special issue of the PMJ aims to demystify some of the unknowns about project management careers.

PMI News

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Become a PMO Symposium® Speaker

Share your insight and lessons learned with other leaders. The deadline to submit proposals is 18 May.

Chapter Highlight


Fortaleza Ceará Brasil Chapter Making a Difference During COVID-19

The Fortaleza Ceará Brasil chapter has partnered with MBRCD19, Movimento Respira Brasil (Breath Brazil Movement). The goal of MBRCD19 is to create immediate solutions to assist the population and health care teams by prototyping and using 3D printing. They are manufacturing medical masks, face shields and respiratory valves. As a supporter of MBRCD19 the chapter is promoting the movement and assisting with contributions/donations so they can produce as many shields as possible


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