As a PMI member, you have exclusive access to communities of practice. Join one today!

You’re Invited!

The PMI communities of practice invite you to attend their nominated sessions at PMI Global Congress 2011-North America.  Don’t miss these educational sessions that were selected for you by the experts from communities like Healthcare, Information Systems, Scheduling, and more.  Thirteen communities have handpicked over 90 sessions to bring you the most up to date knowledge.  Explore the upcoming communities of practice tracks at the Congress website and register today

Get Involved!

·         DISCUSSIONS –

o    Tackle the ethics dilemma of the month.  What would you do if asked to renegotiate a fixed price contract? Share your approach at the Ethics in Project Management Community of Practice.

o    How does your personality contribute to your success? Take a survey at the Financial Services Community of Practice.

o    The Service and Outsourcing Community of Practice is discussing outsourcing and the economic recovery.  Join the conversation and take a poll now.


o    Calling all project managers in the pharmaceutical sector and related industries.  Submit an abstract for the 7th Annual Biopharmaceutical Project Management Conference hosted by the Pharmaceutical Community of Practice.

o    Registration is now open for the 23rd International Integrated Program Management Conference, co-sponsored by the Earned Value Management Community of Practice.

o    Share your scheduling expertise at the Scheduling Community of Practice 9th Annual Conference.  Visit the community website for more information.

·         WEBINARS –

o    Click here for a complete list of this month’s exciting webinars.

·         BLOGS –

o    Learn the secret as to why tasks don’t get done.  Check out the Human Resource Project Management Community of Practice for these hidden reasons.

o    Share your experience in creating an agile PMO at the Utility Industry Community of Practice.

o    How do you deal with schedule issues? The Automation Systems Community of Practice wants to know. Post your thoughts now.

Exciting Ways to Earn PDUs with PMI Communities of Practice

The Professional Development Unit (PDU) categories have been expanded to recognize and include additional community of practice activities, which include the following: 

  • Attending or presenting at a webinar
  • Attending or presenting at a face-to-face event
  • Contributing to a wiki
  • Contributing to a discussion thread
  • Being mentored or mentoring (applies to communities with this feature)
  • Blogging
  • Writing an article
  • Volunteering

Join a community of practice now to get involved and start earning PDUs.  For more information about PDU-eligible activities at communities of practice, click here

Communities of Practice

Aerospace and Defense


Automation Systems

China Project Management

Construction Industry


Earned Value Management


Energy, Oil, Gas and Petrochemical


Ethics in Project Management

Financial Services Industry

Global Diversity

Global Sustainability



Human Resource Project Management

Information Systems

Innovation and New Product Development

International Development

Leadership in Project Management

Learning, Education and Development

Legal Project Management

Marketing and Sales

New Practitioners

Organizational Project Management


Program Management Office

Project Management Quality

Project Risk Management



Service and Outsourcing


Troubled Projects

Utility Industry