2 July 2021

Action Item

Make Your Voice Heard!

The election is now open to fill four vacancies on PMI's global Board of Directors for the 2022–2024 term. Learn more about the nine candidates by reading their biographies and watching their introduction videos. Check your email for your personalized ballot to cast your vote before 5:00 p.m. EDT on 2 August. Please promote the election and remind your chapter members to vote as well by using these social media messages and images.

How Have You Engaged Changemakers? Share Your Story at LIM

The call to present at the PMI® Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) 2021—October is now open! We are seeking 30-minute presentations from chapter leaders around the world. Share lessons learned from experiences with events, membership, social impact, engaging changemakers, or leadership. The deadline to submit LIM proposals is 18 July.

Help Us Make an Impact!

Our community has made incredible contributions toward creating global change. As we continue to work toward a more sustainable and equitable future for all, we are doing our part to contribute 75,000 hours of service pledged toward the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What are you doing to contribute? Share your service and pledge your hours at PMImpact!

Need to Know

Chapter Leader Orientation – Spread the Word

As you prepare to onboard your newly elected or appointed leaders, be sure to include the Chapter Leader Orientation. At the very least, all new leaders should watch the "Welcome to PMI Leadership” session.

Date Set for the Next Leadership Institute Meeting

The PMI® Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM) 2021—October will take place on 9 October in two time zones. There will be live programming starting at 1:00 p.m. SGT, which will be repeated at 10:00 a.m. EDT. Attend the live event that works for you. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.

Nominations and Elections Quick Guide

PMI region mentors have created a “Quick Reference Guide to Nominations and Elections” as a complement to the Elections Chapter Leader Guide. This reference will help chapters plan and execute a fair, efficient election process. Find the Quick Guide in the Chapter Collaboration Platform (CCP) by the search word “nominations.”

1 September 2021 Is the Deadline for Chapter Dues Changes

If your chapter is interested in changing its member dues, the changes must be submitted to the Chapter Engagement team by 1 September 2021 in order for the new dues changes to take effect on 1 January 2022.

Marketing Portal Training

Need to find the right image for a social media post? Are you new to the marketing role on your chapter board and need to understand where to obtain marketing assets? Attend this one-hour training webinar featuring the Marketing Portal on Friday, 9 July at 8:00 a.m. EDT. Please register for this event by Friday, 9 July to attend.

PMI News

The 2021 Future 50 List Is Here!

This year’s honorees are rising leaders who are driving change for a better tomorrow. These changemakers embody the forward-focused mindset needed in The Project Economy. See who made the list.

Marketing Collaboration Community

Have marketing questions related to new products? Need to find something on the Marketing Portal? Join the new community on the Chapter Collaboration Platform—Marketing Collaboration Community—and ask a member of the PMI GHQ marketing team. Also, learn about important marketing updates in the community and share your ideas and suggestions.

“Out of the Box” Video Series: Solve Business Challenges With Wicked Problem Solving®

To be successful, we need to understand the complexities of our businesses and their problems—and how to generate creative and sustainable solutions. Wicked Problem Solving can help individuals, employees and organizations rethink traditional problem-solving and decision-making processes and elevate their skills to address challenges more collaboratively and effectively. Learn more with this recent “Out of the Box” episode.

SeminarsWorld® Virtual: Pack Your Professional Suitcase

There’s so much happening at SeminarsWorld! Build your skill set with new courses, new time formats and special savings in July and August. Share with your members today to receive 10% off with the promo code SWSUMMER10.

Chapter Highlights

The PMI Mumbai Chapter Presents PMI Chapter Xchange: A PMI Chapter Collaboration Initiative

What goes into building a multicultural, diverse and global virtual community of leaders? For the outreach team at the PMI Mumbai Chapter, it is about embracing differences to build collective strength. Why do we say so? Read the summary from Priya Patra, the chapter’s vice president, outreach to find out.

Africa: An Ecosystem of Changemakers – 4 September 2021

The PMI Africa Conference provides the project management community with a cutting-edge global and regional perspective and offers the opportunity to network with leaders and practitioners, demonstrating how well-selected projects will help drive Africa’s economy. Registration for the sixth PMI Virtual Africa Conference 2021 is now open. The conference is absolutely FREE for ALL PMI chapter members!