18 June 2021

Action Item

2021 Chapter of the Year Awards Program Applications Due 1 July

The Chapter of the Year Awards Program provides recognition to chapters for their contributions toward achieving PMI’s goals. Eligibility is based on data from the Chapter Reporting System (CRS). An email was sent to presidents of the qualified chapters on 1 June. Applications must be submitted by 1 July. Learn more by searching “awards program overview” in documents on ccp.PMI.org.

How Have You Engaged Changemakers? Share Your Story at LIM

The call for proposals to present at LIM 2021—October is now open! We are seeking 30-minute presentations from chapter leaders around the world. Share best practices for events, membership, and social impact, and describe how your chapter has engaged changemakers. The deadline to submit LIM proposals is 18 July.

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 1-hour marketing training webinar featuring the Marketing Portal on Friday, 9 July at 8:00 am EDT. Please register for this event by Friday, 9 July to attend.

SDG Pledge Campaign

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 UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What are you doing to contribute? Share your service and pledge your hours at PMImpact!

Need to Know

Date Set for Next 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. Singapore time, which will be repeated at 10:00 a.m. New York time. Attend the live event that works for you. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.

Chapter Guest Pass+ Program Update

The Chapter Guest Pass+ Program has seen an overall positive increase in usage by more chapters. Based on this increased engagement, PMI wants to keep the momentum going and will no longer require chapters to meet the quarterly milestones. All chapters will have the opportunity to reach the maximum reimbursement as long as they reach that level of usage by 31 December 2021.

Leadership Opportunities

Learn About PMI’s Product Portfolio & Deep Dive Into 4 Key Products

Gain an understanding of the strategy behind PMI’s new products. Check out “Work Smarter: An Introduction to PMI’s Product Portfolio” and Product Showcases featuring Kickoff, Wicked Problem Solving®, PMI Citizen Developer, and Organizational Transformation: Foundation. Access LIM—April on demand today!

PMI News

Regional Brand Image Library Available on Marketing Portal

The Marketing Portal Chapter Leaders Brand now offers a Regional Brand Image Library with images specific to each of the PMI Regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, MENA, Africa, South Asia, China, Asia Pacific. Log in with your PMI.org credentials to find creative assets for your region!

Three Ways Citizen Development Can Enhance a PM’s Career

Citizen development is playing an increasing role in software development. As teams find new ways to achieve outcomes with low-code/no-code platforms, the need to establish an understanding of this practice is becoming essential for project professionals. Learn more on the Official PMI Blog.

PMI Spotlight

PMI to Headline Inaugural "Day of Drucker" Conference

For the first time, the Peter Drucker Society is hosting a special event: a 1-day, virtual “Day of Drucker” on 30 June. PMI President and CEO Sunil Prashara recently joined the Drucker Forum International Board of Advisors and will deliver the keynote address focused on global trends reshaping the world of work and how gymnastic organizations can respond.

PMI is also sponsoring a workshop on 29 June featuring Tom Wujec on Wicked Problem Solving. You can check out “Day of Drucker” by following a free livestream: Register now!

Chapter Highlights

PMI Metrolina, PMI NC Piedmont and the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP) Carolinas Chapter collaborated on a virtual 3-part series to discover the value and advantage of project management and organizational change management integration. Read about the series and watch the sessions.