Chapter News

A lot of PMI members travel internationally and like to take  the opportunity to visit an event of a local PMI Chapter when they are abroad.

The European Chapter have setup an initiative to make this possible: the European Passport Initiative.

When you travel to an European country you can check www.european-chapters.eu to see if there is an event organised by a local chapter.

If so register for the event by filling in the form on the website and within 10 days you will receive the joining instructions.

Meet and network with your fellow professionals across Europe.

We are delighted to inform you that as of 6 May 2017, PMI has launched the Membership Automatic Renewal Feature which provides you with convenience and continuous access to your membership benefits. The launch of this automatic feature enables your eligible PMI membership and chapter membership(s) to automatically renew annually as long as you maintain a valid payment method in the secure system of PMI. This feature does not apply to Student Membership. Any time a (non-student) member joins, renews, or rejoins PMI and/or PMI chapters online with an eligible membership type, their membership will be set to automatically renew annually.

PMI members around the world requested for an automatic membership renewal option that would provide them with continuous access to their valuable member benefits. This Automatic Renewal Feature is a great way for you to ensure continuous access to your member benefits; however, you may turn it on or off at any time through myPMI or by contacting Customer Care. If you turn off the Automatic Renewal Feature, we will send you renewal reminder emails and a notice in the mail prior to your expiration date. You can also turn the membership automatic renewal feature on at any time by managing your preferences in myPMI.

If you have any further question with regard to the automatic renewal, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Comments requested on ISO-DIS (Draft International Standard) 21503 Project, Programme and Portfolio management - Guidance on Programme Management.

Scope

This International Standard provides guidance on concepts, prerequisites and practices of programme management that is important for, and has an impact on, the performance of programmes.

This International Standard is intended for use by:

  • executive managers and those individuals involved in the sponsorship of programmes
  • individuals managing and participating in programmes
  • developers of national or organisational standards

This International Standard may be tailored to meet the needs of any organisation or individual, so that they may better apply concepts, prerequisites and practices of programme management.

Comments

There are 2 ways of submitting comments on this draft standard.

1. Online

The draft standard is now available for public comments via the link www.normontwerpen.nen.nl/Home/Category/001.  The language is English. The final date for comments is February 28th. If you have not created an account, do so. After login at normontwerpen.nen.nl you can comment online on each section of this draft standard. You can provide general comments at the title section.

2. Workshop

On Tuesday February 14th 2017 from 18:00 to 21:00 the shared IPMA-NL and PMI Netherlands Chapter interest group "ISO for projects" organizes a workshop at Capgemini, Papendorpseweg 100, 3528 BJ Utrecht to review the standard together.

 

The received comments will be reviewed by the NEN standard committee for Project management before they are sent to ISO. After resolution of all comments the standard is expected to be published in the course of 2017.

 

More information and questions

Contact Rommert Stellingwerf – PMI Netherlands Chapter (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Ben Bolland - IPMA-NL (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)) .

Project managers don’t wait for something to happen, but they simply enforce happiness; it’s because they have a plan!

That’s why we give you a sneak peek of what your professional environment expects from you in 2020.

Read  here our latest whitepaper and understand how key-executives of leading organizations in The Netherlands foresee our professional future. 
Be ahead of the herd and develop yourself to be there – in good shape – when you’re needed!

The PMI Netherlands Chapter Board wishes you a successful 2020!
… and this of course also counts for 2017 
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Based on the Chapter By-Laws we would herewith like to call your attention for the upcoming Election of the Board of the PMI Netherlands Chapter for 2017-2018.

The nomination and election of directors shall be conducted annually in accordance with the terms of office specified in Article IV, Section 1 and Article V, of the Chapter By-laws.

Based on the Charter and Board decisions, the terms of office are defined to end on 31 December 2016 for the following officers with their respective positions:

  • Rommert Stellingwerf       President
  • Jan Vermeijs                       Secretary
  • André Legerman                Treasurer

The following officers have stepped down in 2016

  • Louis Norel                           Membership & Volunteers (February)
  • Odilia Kunne                        Communication (April)
  • Rochelle Röber                    Professional Development (May)

The following officers have taken vacancies or temporary positions in 2016:

  • Josephine Shi                       Membership & Volunteers (March)
  • Paul van der Wilt                  Acting Secretary (May)
  • Vikram Srivastava                Marketing & Communication (September)
Name Role Terms Status
Board
Rommert Stellingwerf President Term ends
Jan Vermeijs Secretary Term ends
Andre Legerman Treasurer Term ends
Vacancy Professional Development Vacancy open
Vikram Srivastava Marketing & Communication Continues as per term
Josephine Shi Membership & Volunteers Continues as per term
Ger van der Geld Director Academic Outreach Continues as per term
Paul van de Wilt Director at Large Acting Secretary (temporarily)

In summary, candidates are required for following 4 positions

  • President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Director Professional development.

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In previous years we have sent out an overview of PDUs for attended PMI Netherlands Chapter events. The planning is to sent this overview in the first half of April.

Note that this will be the last overview we will send.

From this year onwards a statement per event can be downloaded from the membership area (in case you registered and attended the event). Prerequisite for this mechanism is that you login before you register for an event.

The statements for the events so far will become available also during the first half of April and you will be informed by e-mail as soon as they are available.