12 June 2020

Leadership Development Opportunities

Register Today for the Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting 2020 – Webinar Series

Join fellow chapter leaders from 24 June to 22 July in a unique 5-week LIM offering interactive webinars, on-demand sessions and online collaboration. The event is free but registration is required. Learn more about the next virtual LIM and register today.

Need to Know

Update on LIMs 2020

With the pivot from live Leadership Institute Meetings to virtual events for the remainder of 2020, we have had the opportunity to try new things and reach an expanded audience of volunteers supporting our chapters. These changes can serve us well now and in the future.

Helpful Hints from the Youth Stakeholder Working Group

The Youth Stakeholder Working Group which consists of PMI staff and PMI chapter volunteers discussed ways they can engage with local organizations to help involve the local youth community. Learn other ways chapters have connected with youth.

Action Items

2020 Chapter Awards Program Applications Due 5 July

The Chapter Awards Program provides recognition to chapters for their contributions toward achieving PMI’s goals; eligibility is based on data from CRS. An email was sent to the president of qualified chapters on 8 June. Applications to apply must be submitted by 5 July. Learn more about the program here. For additional questions email [email protected]Learn more about the program.

PMI News

New & Improved Certification Application

We’re launching a streamlined certification application in the second half of June.The changes will apply to all current certifications (PMP, CAPM, PgMP, PfMP, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMI-RMP, and PMI-SP). Please watch the demo and encourage open applicants to submit by 15 June 2020. After that, our team will transfer as much info as they can, but applicants will need to review to ensure accuracy.

NEW Virtual Experience Series

Delivering Value, Creating Change & Advancing the World | 10 June-9 December 2020
Get Ready for a Virtual Experience Like No Other! These events will engage, inspire and ignite you. This is the essential series for anyone who manages projects (even if you don’t consider yourself a project manager) and will help you to sharpen your skills to stay relevant in our rapidly changing times. Don’t miss these new and exciting immersive experiences.

  • 29 July: My Work, My Life, My World
  • 25 August: Together We Rise
  • 9 September: Adaptability, Resilience and Learning: A Deep Dive in Organizational Agility
  • 20 October: Our Global Impact
  • 12 November: Drawing a Map to the Future: A Deep Dive in Business Analysis
  • 9 December: Forging Our Path Forward

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Chapter Highlight

Chapter Leader Shares Expertise on Risk 

On May 11, Roger Duke, PMP, PMI-ACP, a trustee for the PMI Augusta Aiken Chapter, spoke about risk and risk appetite in relation to Covid-19 to viewers of The Means Report, which airs locally in Augusta, GA. Using project management principles, he walked through an example of how to apply risk assessment in daily life with COVID-19. 

Latin America Chapter Video Poll Results Announced

As part of the LIM—9 May, Latin America chapters were challenged to submit a 45-second video about making a positive contribution or staying connected during the pandemic. Attendees voted on their favorites, which were: Antioquia, Colombia Chapter (positive contribution) and Cordoba, Argentina Chapter (staying connected). Thank you to all who participated.

The Queensland, Australia Chapter Career Club Clinic Re-Imagined

In the inaugural  May issue of the Asia Pacific newsletter last month, we shined a spotlight on the PMI Queensland chapter and the evolution of their Career Club Clinic initiative. Read all about it.


PMIEF's 30th Anniversary Kick-Off

Thirty years ago, we saw the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, the debut of the World Wide Web … and the creation of the PMI Educational Foundation. Let's celebrate this exciting milestone together. Join the festivities to get a feel for the impact PMIEF has made around the world. Plus, stay tuned for more on how chapters can get involved.