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Volunteer of the Month

Sasha Denisova

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...

BREAKING NEWS: Program management legislation passed through U.S. Senate

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...

It’s Official: Manish Kalra Wins Ana Alvarez-Holmberg Scholarship

Manish KalraManish 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...

Sit Back, Relax, and Listen to the PMI Congress Interview Podcasts While Earning PDUs

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


Now Accepting Nominations for Volunteer of the Year, Chapter Colleague, and Team

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:

Volunteer of the Year:...

2017 Board of Directors Election Results

Elections are complete, your votes have been cast and counted, the Board has ratified the results, and the 2017 slate is excited to be on “Board”!

The official results were announced at the Dinner meeting October 17th.

In case you hadn’t heard, here are the new additions for 2017:


Mohamed Diab, Ph.D

Director of Governance

Geraldine Marks (Anyanwu), PMP

Director at Large

Alisha Walter

Director at Large

Mark Neumann, PMP

View the full list of...

PMP Certification Research Survey

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.


The PMI International Board awarded a chapter charter to PMI-MN in 1984. In line with PMI International's core processes, the chapter focuses on:

  • Developing a community of project managers.
  • Advancing the profession of project management.
  • Acting as an information distribution forum for project management.
  • Facilitating education in project management

Our Vision

PMI-MN will be recognized globally as a premier, best-in-class, innovative community of project managers who embrace world class practices.

Our Mission

PMI-MN's mission is to provide value to members and the community through opportunities for career development and to advocate the advancement of the project management profession and its...


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