Congratulations, Sasha Denisova! Our chapter is constantly looking for additional and better ways to communicate with its members and the local Project Management community. A key element of this communication strategy is connecting through social media channels. Prior to Sasha joining the Communications team the chapter had not been posting information about our events and initiating conversations on a regular basis. Sasha has been instrumental in increasing the number of posts in our LinkedIn Group, Facebook page, and Twitter feed with multiple posts each week. In doing this we have...
We’re pleased to announce some exciting news from PMI: The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act (PMIAA) was passed 30 November by the U.S. Senate. The bill will now go to the President for his signature and enactment.
This legislation is a landmark achievement that will make improvements to program and project management policy across the U.S. government.
The PMIAA validates what we as project professionals already know: investment in program management resources and standards within an organization improves outcomes, accountability and efficiency. The reforms outlined in the bill were driven by PMI member input and research, and will change...
Manish Kalra leads a very active life, with both an impressive work and volunteer resume. He has an MBA from the University of New Delhi, PMP, CSM and Certificate of Quality (QAI). Having worked in the Health Care sector for several years, in 2014 he was received the ROCK STAR Award from Health Partners. He has also been active in PMI-MN as both a member and volunteer, while continuing his education with project management related coursework at the U of MN. Now, Manish has won the coveted Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarship jointly offered through...
Gwenn Doria, Digital Marketing Team Leader for The Project Management Podcast, shared a series of free podcast interviews, allowing our chapter members to earn 5.25 Free PDUs just by listening. These interviews were all recorded by Cornelius Fichtner, PMP at the recent PMI Global Congress in San Diego and feature 14 of the congress speakers, reviewing their papers. This is a great opportunity for anyone who was unable to attend the congress to learn more about relevant topics in project management today. Plus they get free PDUs.
As an example, here is the first interview we have published
As 2016 begins to come to a close, it is again time for us to recognize our fellow members for their volunteer contributions to PMI MN and the project management profession. Recognizing our outstanding volunteers is a tradition of the chapter, and one that we are pleased to continue and lead this year.
We are currently accepting nominations for three awards, Volunteer of the Year, Chapter Colleague, and Team. Nominations are due November 30, and winners will be announced at the annual volunteer gala on January 21, 2017.
Nominating and selection criteria for each award are:
PMI MInnesota Chapter would like you to share your experience in a survey conducted by Syracuse University Doctoral Candidate, John Stinnett. John is doing doctoral research on professional certifications. Please support him by answering a few survey questions - it should take about ten minutes.