Oct 24

Huntersville Community Meeting

Chris Behling; Preparing for the PMP Certification Exam

Oct 27

Hickory Community Meeting

Working Meeting

Nov 1

Fort Mill Community Meeting

Billy Julian, PM Industry in Charlotte (LOCATION CHANGE)

Nov 1

Ballantyne Community Meeting

Billy Julian, PM Industry in Charlotte

Nov 2

Gastonia Community Meeting

PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

Nov 3

Mooresville Community Meeting

Betsy Kauffman, Debunking Agile Myths

Nov 5

Jacksonville Community Meeting

Annual Community Dinner

Nov 9

Monroe Community Meeting

Round Table Discussion: Agile Project Management

Nov 10

WLKN Community Meeting

Working Meeting

Nov 12

Wilkesboro Community Meeting

Speaker & Topic TBD



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Toys for Tots - ‘Tis the Season of Giving


Toys for Tots 

The Metrolina Chapter is collecting toys for the 2016 Toys For Tots Campaign.  We are asking that you join us in giving back to our community this upcoming Christmas season by donating a new, unwrapped toy.  Toys will be collected at the November 15th PMI Metrolina chapter meeting.  

Look for more information in the chapter newsletter or visit www.charlotte-nc.toysfortots.org.

Chapter Mentoring Program

The mentoring program for PMI-Metrolina will provide an expert opinion concerning projects for working professionals, provide guidance for getting involved with PMI or PMI-Metrolina, and offer advice concerning marketable skills for project management domains. The mentor/mentee relationship will be a three to six month engagement requiring between ten and twenty hours per month from both volunteers. The engagement will be a one-to-one match and will follow specific guidelines to completion to meet the needs of the mentee. We will are in the final stages of planning and approval for the program and should be able to roll it out to members in May.

One of the ways you can make a difference in the field of project management is through mentoring.  Studies have shown that mentoring others with less experience not only improves their academic/work performance but also contributes to their overall well-being, and the well-being of the community.  Members who receive mentoring are less likely to give up, quit their job, avoid pursuing a credential, and lose professional focus.   Please let us know if you would like to mentor someone and make a difference in your community today by contacting mentoring@pmi-metrolina.com!

Military Liaison Program

The PMI-Metrolina Military Liaison program is now live!  PMI has a focus on providing services to our military members.  Late last year, a Director was found who designed a program for the chapter.  Given our footprint, there are 10 military installations and over 135,000 active duty and 140,000 retires.  Our approach is to have local liaisons from each branch at the particular military installation.  So far, we have liaisons for the Army at Ft. Bragg, Marines at Camp Lejune, and Air Force for Pope Army Airfield and Seymour Johnston.  These liaisons are using our program materials to create location-specific materials to provide to interested people.  We are focusing on :

  • active duty personnel by providing PMP type support,
  • separating military by providing Project Management career guidance and support,
  • and networking opportunities for retirees.

The liaisons are also working with our local communities to help provide support for events and activities focused on the military.

If you are active duty or retired military and interested in supporting this program, reach out to the militaryliaisondirector@pmi-metrolina.com for more information.