January 2018 Print

Chapter Business


We are pleased to announce that PMI WA chapter is the winner of the Best Improvement in Retention Rate for 2017 AP Chapter Membership Challenge.

This award is to recognise the chapter with the most improvement in retention rates from the end of 2016 until the end of 2017.

Please join us in congratulating all invoved in PMI WA chapter to make this happen by sharing the story on our LinkedIn page - here.

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PMI Western Australia 1st Place
PMI Malaysia Chapter 2nd Place
PMI Lahore, Pakistan Chapter 3rd Place


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Happy New Year

WAPMI would like to wish you a very happy and properous new year!

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Christmas Party

We had a great Christmas Chapter Meeting at the Platform. Thank you to all of our members for your continued support and contribution in 2017! Check out the converastion on LinkedIn here.

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WA PMI Mentoring Program

Mentoring Programme

An evening with the WA PMI Mentoring Members (Mentors and Mentee's) was fun. Thanks to Elodie Caro for arranging. 

Project Managers are typically time poor and hard working, but rely heavily on professional development to improve their performance on current and future projects. We cordially invite you to register your interest here [http://bit.ly/wapmi-2018-eoi] for the 2018 WA PMI Mentorship Program.


For Mentors:

- Greater sense of personal and professional satisfaction
- Ability to enhance mentoring skills
- Provides the ability to give back to the profession
- Earn PDUs for volunteering your time as a mentor
For Mentees:
- Improve your network and skills
- Opportunity to learn from and reflect with an experienced role model
- Assists in identifying professional alignments and skills

- PDUs available for mentoring program participation


Any PMI WA Chapter member can participate in the program! 


Our mentorship program is FREE of charge to members of the PMI WA Chapter.

  • Closing date for EOIs: 5pm January 29, 2018
  • Application Forms Due: 5pm February 28, 2018
  • Separate briefing sessions: 
  • Mentors
  • Mentees
  • Participants are expected to meet once every 4-6 weeks
  • Program will end in November
  • Participants can choose to continue their relationship after the program has formally ended, or finalise it – this is all up to you.
  • Register your interest through our online form here:

Contact Elodie Caro through the email: mentoring@wapmi.org.au

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Calendar of Events


"PMI Certifications - Panel Discussion" hosted by Ephraim Osaghae

February 14, 2018
5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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The Platform
Level 3, 256 Adelaide Terrace
Perth, WA 6000

Hear from experienced practitioners as they share their stories on how PMI Certifications have given them the edge to succeed and excel in their professional growth, careers and businesses.

PMI certifications include:  Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)®, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)®, PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®, and PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®

This panel will highlight how these globally-recognised certifications have enhanced their professional development as well as capacity to successfully contribute to projects, organisations, industries and communities.

There shall be adequate time for questions and answers. Members of the panel will also hang around after the session to provide further guidance where necessary.

Join this informative and engaging session!

Register Now

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Ted for Project Managers

8 Secrets of Success

Why do people succeed? Is it because they're smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success.


Try Something New for 30 Days

Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.


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Feature Article

Project Management articles

This is your brain on communication


Neuroscientist Uri Hasson takes us inside his lab’s fascinating research — and our heads — to show the meeting of the minds that occurs every time we talk to each other. Read more here.


What Should You Choose: Time or Money?

Given the choice between more time or more money, which would you pick? For a beach vacation, you might pay more for a direct flight to gain a couple of extra hours getting sand between your toes. On the other hand, you might take a better ­paying job that requires late nights at the office. Read more here.


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WA PMI Board Sponsor

The Project Management Institute Western Australia Chapter would like to acknowledge and thank our valued Sponsors, who have assisted in the development of the chapter and provide services to benefit our membership. Thank You!

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"PMI Certifications - Panel Discussion" hosted by Ephraim Osaghae

February 14, 2018
5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
 Add to Calendar

The Platform
Level 3, 256 Adelaide Terrace
Perth, WA 6000

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