24 January PMInsight

Action Items

2020 Charter Renewal Is Now Open – New Requirement

Chapter leaders: The 2020 charter renewal, reporting on the 2019 business year, is now open. Please complete your PMI charter renewal that is due on 31 March 2020.  All PMI chapters are required to renew their PMI charter in order to remain compliant with PMI. The chapter’s completed 2020 Annual Plan & Catalog Worksheet must be uploaded to the Components System (CS) as part of the Charter Renewal Process. Please refer to the Charter Renewal FAQs and reach out to your chapter staff with any questions.

Opportunity to Participate in PMI Standards Development

Do you want an opportunity to help shape a global project management standard that has sold more than 6 million copies? Review and provide feedback to the exposure draft of The Standard for Project Management, which is published as part of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). The PMBOK® Guide is undergoing revision for its seventh edition.

The exposure draft will be available for public review and comment online from 8:00 a.m. EST, 15 January 2020 to 5:00 p.m. EST, 14 February 2020. Access the exposure draft here. Anyone interested in project management is welcome to participate.

This is an opportunity to get involved and provide your unique insights as your input is critical to ensuring The Standard for Project Management continues to be a comprehensive and valued resource for project management practitioners worldwide.

The PMBOK® Guide — Seventh Edition will be published digitally during Q4, 2020 in English and 11 additional languages, and in print during Q1, 2021.

Need to Know

New Training Partner Program Update

In November, we announced we’re retiring the R.E.P. program and rolling out a new program. The details are still developing, but we shared a timeframe with R.E.P.s so they know what to expect in the coming months. Read it on the Chapter & R.E.P. Update Center under the Recent Communications sidebar.

2020 Chapter Member Satisfaction Survey

The Chapter Member Satisfaction Survey has launched. Individual responses and specific answers enable chapter leaders to gauge member satisfaction and engagement as well as to measure progress against strategic goals. Members have until 17 February to complete the survey. If you have any questions regarding the survey, please contact your chapter partner.

Chapter Mentoring Program Samples Available

Is your chapter thinking of initiating a mentoring program? The 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 under the category Chapter Toolkits.

Now Accepting Nominations for Awards

Professional and Research & Academic Awards call for nominations are open. Nominate an outstanding project manager, project, PMO, organization, educator or researcher today.

Leadership Development Opportunities

It’s Time to Apply for Your Place in the Leadership Institute Master Class of 2021 

We are now accepting applications for the Leadership Institute Master Class (LIMC) of 2021. LIMC is a year-long journey of learning and self-discovery for emerging chapter leaders. Detailed information about the Leadership Institute Master Class program, schedule and eligibility are availableThe deadline to submit the online application is 31 March 2020; there are no exceptions. If you have any questions, please contact leadership.institute@pmi.org.

Even Lower Hotel Rates for the Leadership Institute Meeting 2020—Latin America

Great news! We have negotiated an even lower rate for the Racanto Cataratas Resort, the venue and hotel for Latin America LIM. Take advantage of these new rates before 10 February 2020. Reservations booked after this date are based on availability at the best available rate. 

And, the final program is now available for you to start planning your on-site experience. Learn more about this event and register using the access code: 2020BRAZIL.

Leadership Institute Meeting 2020—EMEA Attendees Get More

Are you going to the LIM in Prague, Czechia? This year, you are getting more—two events in one. On Sunday, 14 June you will have the opportunity to participate in Congress sessions, attend an additional keynote presentation and network with a whole group of new people. Look for updates on the program in future editions of PMInsight. Learn more about the eligibility requirements before you register for this event.

PMI News

TED and PMI are Teaming Up 

Do you want to be a TED speaker? At Global Conference, in October up to 15 speakers and performers from across the PMI ecosystem will take the stage at an event produced in partnership with TED. ALL ideas are welcome! The deadline is 19 February 2020 so apply now! Learn more about TED@PMI.

PMI Educational Foundation

PMIEF by the Numbers

Did you know PMIEF trained over 160,000 youth in project management last year and worked with 208 PMIEF/PMI chapter liaisons? And their reach is only growing in 2020. Get to know more about the Foundation in their Year in Review infographic!

PMI in the News

14 January 2020
7 questions you should ask in a project manager interview
By: Elvira Veksler