26 March 2021

Action Item

What is Chapter Guest Pass +?

More reimbursement up to US$1500 and now rewards. Find out how this can help you in chapter member recruitment efforts.

Global Virtual Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM)—Don’t Miss Out

On Saturday, 10 April, get ready to learn, engage, be inspired and have some fun! Attendance is free, but you must register! Register for the Global Virtual LIM 2021—10 April today!

2021 Charter Renewal Is Now Open

Please complete your charter renewal, reporting on the 2020 business year, and upload your 2021 Annual Plan and Catalog of Core Services Worksheet to the Component System by 31 March 2021. All chapters are required to renew their charter to remain compliant. For more information, search “Charter Renewal” on CCP.PMI.org.

Nominations Now Open for Most Influential Projects 2021

Think your project was one of the most influential in the last 18 months? Learn about the projects we pick, how we share them with the world to give changemakers a new perspective on projects, and how to nominate yours before the deadline - 5 April.

Need to Know

Update: North American In-Person Events

Due to the ever-changing global situation, we will not host in-person events in North America through October 2021. For more on what this means for events outside of North America, visit our COVID-19 Update page. And in the meantime, we look forward to the Virtual Global LIM, our SeminarsWorld events, a fully virtual Global Conference and [email protected]!

Product Showcase Sessions at LIM—April 2021

At the LIM on 10 April, join a Product Showcase session to learn more about PMI’s new products: Kickoff, Citizen Developer, Wicked Problem Solving and the Organizational Transformation Foundation course. Follow the links to prepare and get ready to participate in this new-format, interactive session.

Leadership Opportunities

Help PM Degree Programs Gain Accreditation

There are over 70 institutions worldwide with PM degrees accredited by PMI’s Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC). The GAC accreditation process includes site visits to applicant programs, and relies on peer review by teams of project management professionals. Wondering if this could be an ideal volunteer opportunity for you? Learn more about the GAC Site Team experience, from past team members.

PMI News

PMI Pulse of the Profession Report Now Available

The PMI Pulse of the Profession® 2021 report, released 24 March, uncovers benefits of organizational agility during times of great change. This global survey of project management professionals demonstrates how gymnastic enterprises were able to pivot during exponential disruption.

Drive Business Agility with Disciplined Agile

PMI’s Disciplined Agile toolkit harnesses a world of leading agile practices to guide you, your organization, and your teams to the best way of working. This Out of the Box episode shares how our suite of agile offerings can effectively teach you how to combine, tailor, and implement strategies from multiple agile and lean approaches to find the smartest path forward and achieve results better and faster than before.

Center Stage Explores Insight, Ethics and Emotions

In the latest episodes of the Center Stage podcast, Joe Cahill discusses operationalizing insight with Liam Fahey; the importance of ethics in business with Alan Richter; and addressing emotions as a project leader with Dr. Rodolfo De Acutis.

Chapter Highlights

PMI UK Chapter Supporting The 2021 Enactus UK National Expo

The PMI UK Chapter supports Enactus UK through mentoring teams of university students to develop their projects by providing expertise and helping students develop skills they will need in their future careers. Enactus believes that investing in students who take entrepreneurial action for others creates a better world for us all. Read about the 12-14 April 2021 virtual Enactus UK National Expo.

PMI Andalucía Chapter’s Common Denominator, the Human Factor

The PMI Andalucía Chapter wanted to be a platform in which all of us, as project managers or future project managers, could have the opportunity to learn how to effectively integrate the Human Factor in our projects and of course, highlight its undeniable importance. Read how PMI Andalucía Chapter tackled this challenge.

PMI San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Sustainability Program: Designing Community Gardens for Social Cohesion

In February, the PMI-SFBAC Sustainability Group hosted a presentation by Mei Ling Hui, urban agriculture and community gardens program manager at San Francisco Recreation & Parks Department. Read one attendee’s take away  on valuable lessons that can apply to the role of program manager.