24 February 2020

Action Items

2020 Charter Renewal is Now Open – New Requirement

Chapter leaders: The 2020 charter renewal, reporting on the 2019 business year, is now open. Please complete your PMI charter renewal that is due on 31 March 2020.  All PMI chapters are required to renew their PMI charter in order to remain compliant with PMI. The chapter’s completed 2020 Annual Plan & Catalog Worksheet must be uploaded to the Components System (CS) as part of the Charter Renewal Process. Please refer to the Charter Renewal FAQs and reach out to your chapter staff with any questions.

Need to Know

Does Your Chapter Offer PMP Exam Prep for Your Members?

Our existing R.E.P. Program will sunset and the new Authorized Training Partner program will launch on 1 July 2020. Learn about the program benefits, requirements, and pricing on the Chapter and R.E.P. Resource Center.

Now Accepting Nominations for PMI Board of Directors

In 2020, PMI members will elect four individuals to serve on our Board of Directors for a term spanning 2021–2023. Do you have what it takes? Join fellow leaders in the strategic planning, policy, and management oversight that shapes the future of PMI. Review your eligibility today.

Chapter Insurance Payments

Chapter insurance payments ($200.00 USD) typically deducted from 2019 Q4 dues will be extracted from the chapter’s next scheduled dues payment. If you have questions, contact ChapterSupport@pmi.org.

Changes to PMI Today and PM Network 

PMI Today® and PM Network® will now be published bimonthly with issues in January, March, May, July, September, and November. We made this decision based on subscriber surveys, member feedback, and recent subscription trends. This letter from the publisher explains more on the changes.

Oops! We Made a Mistake.

A system error occurred on 8 Feb 2020 which resulted in a 40 $USD discount on approximately 1000 transactions including bookstore items, PMI Memberships and/or Chapter fees. PMI will be honoring the discount and will contact the impacted members. The system error has been resolved. For questions please contact Membership and Communities Director- Tarnbir Kaur.

Leadership Development Opportunities

Share Your Story. (And Show Off a Little.)

We’re looking for your most innovative, engaging presentation ideas for the Leadership Institute Meeting 2020―North America. Submit a proposal that highlights specific results you may have achieved in:

  • Chapter programs that boosted membership acquisition and/or retention
  • Ideas and activities that engaged current and potential PMI certification holders
  • Recruitment, retention, and recognition of your chapter volunteers

Along with your submission this year, send us a short video that introduces your proposal and your presentation skills. The deadline for submissions is Monday, 9 March (11:59 pm Eastern Daylight Time).

Will you be a part of the Leadership Institute Master Class 2020?

We are now accepting applications for the Leadership Institute Master Class (LIMC) of 2021. LIMC is a year-long journey of learning and self-discovery for emerging chapter leaders. Detailed information about the LIMC program, schedule and eligibility are available. The deadline to submit the online application is 31 March 2020; there are no exceptions. If you have any questions, please contact leadership.institute@pmi.org.

New Format for Leadership Institute Meeting 2020—EMEA

At this year’s meeting, you are getting more—two events in one. On Sunday, 14 June you will have the opportunity to participate in Congress sessions, attend an additional keynote presentation and network with project management professionals from around the world. And, the meeting will also start earlier on Friday so you have two full days to learn and network with your fellow chapter leaders. Start planning your experience by reviewing the programme overview.

Are you a new chapter leader? Learn more about the eligibility requirements before you register for this event.

2020 Chapter Leader Orientation is now On Demand

All sessions, including recordings of the live webcasts from the 2020 Chapter Leader Orientation, are now available on demand. Log in to the 2020 Chapter Leader Orientation any time to learn about chapter governance, leadership skills, why membership is everybody’s business, and so much more. Check out the newest module on chapter information security. Log in or register today at Orientation.PMI.org.

PMI News

Announcement: TED@PMI Application Deadline Extended to March 6th

Is your big idea focused on something more than project management? Great, because that’s just what we’re looking for. Don’t miss your chance to be a TED speaker and take the stage at the Global Conference in October! ALL ideas are welcome! The deadline to apply is 6 March 2020. Learn more and apply now.

PMI Educational Foundation

Switzerland Chapter Makes a Difference with PMIEF Resources

Is your chapter looking to make an impact in your community through project management? Look no further! Read this PMIEF article for inspiration from the PMI Switzerland chapter who partnered with WFUNA and used their PM skill set for social good.

PMI in the News

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