21 August 2020

Leadership Development Opportunities

Make Your Reservation Now!

October is right around the corner. Instead of making a plane reservation for Seattle, secure your place at the Virtual LIM 2020-17 October. Highlights include an opening session, an inspiring keynote, plenty of breakout sessions, plus fun and games! Attendance is free! Register for the Virtual LIM 2020—17 October today!

Need to Know

2020 Insurance Packages Now Available

Attention chapter leaders: 2020 insurance packages are now available. You should have received an email the week of 27 July. Please email your chapter administrator with any questions.

1 September 2020 Deadline for Chapter Dues Changes

If your chapter is interested in changing member dues, the changes must be submitted to the chapter development team by 1 September 2020 in order for the new dues changes to take effect on 1 January 2021.

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.

PMI News

New Way to Keep CAPM® Certification Active

Starting 1 October 2020, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® holders will no longer have to retake the exam to maintain their certification and will instead have to earn 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) over a 3-year certification cycle through our Continuing Certifications Requirement (CCR) program. Learn more about this new exciting update.

DE&I at PMI: Social Good® Initiative Launch

PMI launched our Project Management for Social Good® initiative, focused on diversity, equity & inclusion. This initiative will focus initially on the challenge of racism and unconscious bias, evolving over time to include additional topics impacting our community, such as gender equality. Please take a moment to read Sunil’s CEO Pledge to know where we stand.

We want to hear from you—Please share with us via [email protected]:

  • What are you or your chapter doing to address topics of diversity, inclusion, equity and racial equality?
  • Would you be willing to share your story so others in our global community can learn from you and your chapter’s efforts?
  • What can PMI do to support you in these efforts?

We look forward to hearing from you and working together in support of a more equitable society.

Virtual Experience Series

Have you checked out the new chapter toolkit to support the Virtual Experience Series located in the Marketing Portal under Campaigns? The next events in the series take place on 25 August and 9 September. View our July video to see what you missed. Register today.

Get to know your [email protected] speakers!

These action leaders will lend their voices to powerful stories and share their boldest, most inspiring ideas that they’re turning into action. Learn more about these inspirational speakers and what to expect at [email protected]!

The Youthquake is here!

A new generation of project talent is rising around the world. Meet the 50 young standout project leaders that are representing a wave of change that will reshape the future.

First-Ever PMI Talent Show Featuring YOU!

The Virtual LIM 2020-17 October will feature the first-ever PMI Talent Show! We know there are chapter leaders out there with great and varied talent. Now is the time to show the world – or at least the LIM audience. Deadline for submission is 21 September. See the Virtual LIM website for full details.

Chapter Highlights

PMISV Reports Success in Its Mentoring Program

PMI Silicon Valley Chapter launched a pilot phase of a Mentoring Program in May 2020 and concluded with a happy story in July 2020. Read about their program and the successful outcome here.

PMI Educational Foundation

PMIEF and PMI Chapters Championing Social Good Around the World

In honor of PMIEF’s 30th anniversary, we are showcasing how four PMI chapters made a difference in the lives of youth and in communities around the globe. Get ideas for your own chapters and access the resources each chapter used to help make their social good efforts a success.

Quick Reminder: Be sure to participate in PMIEF’s 30th coloring activity!

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