15 May 2020

Need to Know

Chapter Collaboration Tool in Development

The Chapter Collaboration Platform (CCP) is a digital platform built as a communication portal for global chapter leaders to enable meaningful interactions and drive chapter integration and interchapter collaboration. Volunteers will be testing the platform this month, and the final release is scheduled for Q3 2020. Read more about CCP.

Chapter Satisfaction Survey Results Are In

The Chapter Satisfaction Survey results for 2019 are now displayed in the Chapter Reporting System. If you have any questions regarding the survey and the results, please contact your chapter partner or chapter administrator.

Helpful Hints from the Youth Stakeholder Working Group

Is your chapter missing what could be a key part of your community? Students and emerging professionals could become a vital part of your membership and future leadership.  A Youth Stakeholder Working Group has been formed to learn best practices for focusing on these groups. See what the Youth Stakeholder Working Group has learned so far.

Reimagining 2020 PMI Events

We are reimagining our remaining 2020 in-person events as a new series of virtual experiences. We’ll miss seeing you in person, but we’re adding new aspects and features so you will feel connected no matter where you’re located. We’re still working on details, but visit our COVID-19 Update Page to see the list of impacted events.

PMI Book Sales Update

Books are temporarily unavailable for purchase on PMI.org. We’re sorry for this inconvenience while we enhance your purchasing experience. Please visit Amazon, where you can purchase our books by searching for the title. Please contact Customer Care with any questions.

PMI News

Authorized Training Partner Program Application Now Open

The Authorized Training Partner Program’s application is now open. Visit the R.E.P. Resource Center for more information about the timeline, application process, discount offer and updated FAQs.

Share Disciplined Agile: New Chapter Tools Make it Easy

Basics of Disciplined Agile Online Course is available – now you have access to videos and more to make sharing the news simple. The time has never been better to learn about DA - companies now recognize the need to rapidly pivot away from danger, and agile could be the solution. Read about the value DA brings and share this article with your members and social media followers.

Make a PMImpact

Our community is in a unique position to help those impacted by COVID-19. In response to these uncertain times, we are launching a new social good campaign  – PMImpact. Learn how you can volunteer and share your stories on our new PMImpact microsite. We can’t wait to see the impact you’re making.

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Brand Update

Chapter Website Rebranding Extended to 31 May

Congratulations, chapters! All 300+ chapter logos have been rebranded and posted to the Marketing Portal. Additionally, more than 200 chapters have completed their website rebranding. The deadline to complete the rebranding process has been extended to 31 May 2020. This is the final deadline, and no reimbursements will be approved after that date. The minimum requirements for approval are:

  • The chapter logo must be the new approved logo
  • The website’s colors must include the new brand colors: tangerine, aqua and violet
  • The website’s fonts must be Agrandir and Pressura, or Arial
  • No elements of the old brand should be present on the website.

Please review the brand update in this edition of PMInsight regarding details on reimbursement.

Leadership Development Opportunities

Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting 2020: EMEA Plans Announced

We are excited to try something new for the Virtual LIM 2020—EMEA. The event will take place over five weeks, offering interactive webinars, a library of recorded presentations and the opportunity to collaborate with fellow chapter leaders. More information will be shared here in the coming weeks.

Vice President of Finance: Everything You Need in Just 10 Minutes

For those new to the role of chapter vice president/director of finance, your role is vital to the sustainability of your chapter. There are many resources available to you, but we have identified the top 10, which are now available in a quick video presentation. View the 10-minute video.

Chapter Highlight

The Brasil, Distrito Federal Chapter Shares Their Remote Working Expertise

The Brasil, Distrito Federal Chapter recently helped local companies prepare for new ways of working. The chapter offered a webinar session to share skills and knowledge on how to work from home, keep teams productive, create effective processes and help companies adjust their projects while working virtually.

PMI Educational Foundation

PMIEF Volunteer Spotlight

Michelle Venezia, PMI-ACP, PMP, serves as a member of the PMIEF Community Engagement Committee (CEC). She knows project management and is a dedicated chapter member. Share this PMIEF article and learn how she became a prominent member of the PMI/PMIEF volunteer community and why social good is her passion. Gain solid advice on how to grow your chapter.

PMI in the News

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