4 June 2021

Action Item

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.

Attention New Chapter Leaders

You volunteered, got elected or rolled into a new chapter leader role. Are you ready to lead? Let PMI help you prepare for your role. The Chapter Leader Orientation (CLO) provides videos on general leadership topics and role-specific instruction. Register or log in today: Orientation.PMI.org.

Calling Our Powerful Global Community to Create Change!

With our continued support of the United Nations Global Compact, we have committed to pledge 100,000 hours of service toward the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a for-purpose organization that empowers people to make ideas a reality, we are asking you to join us in achieving this goal. Visit PMImpact to learn more and pledge your hours today!

Need to Know

Talent Gap: Ten-Year Employment Trends, Costs, and Global Implications Now Available

By projecting the 10–year outlook of project management–oriented employment, the report demonstrates the continual gap between the demand for project management skills and the availability of talent. It also discusses why the disparity exists, how it can affect economic growth, and the opportunities for organizations and individuals to strategically fill the gap. Read the full report here.

Exclusive Offer: Free Wicked Problem Solving and Member Discount

PMI just launched Wicked Problem Solving Practitioner, an 18 PDU online course and toolkit that teaches you how to solve any problem. Reach out to your Chapter Engagement Specialist for a free course per chapter and a 20% discount for your members. Offer available in North America, Europe, South Asia, Asia-Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa. Only chapters in good standing can take advantage of the offer. Chapters on probation are not eligible.

NEW! 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 PlatformMarketing Collaboration Community and ask a member of the PMI GHQ marketing team. Also, learn of important marketing updates in the community and share your ideas and suggestions. 

Leadership Opportunities

The Global Virtual LIM 2021 When YOU Want It

Remember that session from the PMI® Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting 2021— April you wanted to go back to watch? It’s waiting for you! All sessions are available to you. Not registered? No problem! Registration will remain open to give you access to the LIM platform. It’s free to access, but you must register

SeminarsWorld® Virtual: Pack Your Professional Suitcase

There’s so much happening at SeminarsWorld!  Build your skillset with new courses, new time formats, and special savings in June, July, and August. Then join our virtual guide for city tours around the world. Share with your members today to receive 10% off with promo code SWSUMMER10 and early-bird pricing for July!

Are You Ready to Own Your Change? 

The Organizational Transformation: Foundation joins the list of new and upcoming PMI online resources designed to help professionals and organizations supercharge skills and drive results. Learn the fundamentals of navigating large-scale change with this course on transformation strategy and techniques designed for project managers. Take the first step in your transformation journey.

PMI News

PMI’s Chief Customer Officer, Joe Cahill joins The Global Compact Network USA Board of Directors 

We’re a for-purpose organization made up of a powerful community of changemakers. Joe’s role on the Global Compact Network USA Board of Directors strengthens PMI’s relationship as a member of the United Nations Global Compact, as well as our commitment to advancing sustainability and making a worldwide social impact. 

A Starting Point in the Project Journey 

Watch our exciting new video featuring Otema Yirenki, Vice President of Global Engagement, as she discusses the benefits of leveraging KICKOFF with your chapter. Learn how to use KICKOFF to bring the next generation of project managers into the PMI family. Share KICKOFF with your chapter today.

Are You on Clubhouse? Follow Our Club!

PMI has entered the chat. Follow our club to discover better ways to work, advance your power skills, and drive meaningful change while virtually gathering and networking with colleagues and industry experts. Please note that Clubhouse is currently available by invitation only. PMI does not have the ability to distribute invitations. 

Projectified® Is Your Path to the Next Level!

Listen to Projectified® to hear fresh perspectives from leading professionals on hot topics and emerging trends that are impacting projects around the world! Tune in to Projectified® today.

PMI Spotlight

Sierra Hampton-Simmons Speaks Candidly About the Refreshed PMP® on PM Podcast

Sierra Hampton-Simmons, Director & Portfolio Leader, Certification Products, PMI, joins the PM Podcast to discuss the refreshed PMP®. She took live questions around study material, best practices when taking the exam, the purpose of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide®), the logistics of taking the test, and much more! Listen to the podcast here

Insights on Mastering Transformation from Brightline®

Organizational transformations are complex and their success is far from guaranteed. New research from Brightline® helps clarify the dividing line between success and failure. PMI’s Michael DePrisco and Tahirou Assane Oumarou from Brightline® share insights on the Official PMI Blog.

Catch Up on Center Stage Season 2! 

Season 2 of the Center Stage podcast features engaging discussions on leadership and emotion, harnessing insight, ethics in business, flexible work strategies and more. Find Season 1 and Season 2 at our new site: pmi.org/centerstage. Season 3 launches soon!

PMI Educational Foundation

PMIEF/PMI Chapter Liaison Role Change

PMI has integrated social impact into its global culture. The PMIEF/PMI Chapter Liaison role has transitioned to Youth and Social Impact Coordinator. The position remains a chapter-designated volunteer whose focus is to support chapters with outreach in the youth and social impact spaces. Read for more details, download the frequently asked questions.