PMI Zimbabwe Chapter

Chapter Updates

Chapter Updates Week 29/2020

VOLUNTEER APPOINTMENTS

PMI Zimbabwe Chapter board is happy to announce the following volunteer appointments and wish them the best in their new roles.

 Movement Musasiwa web

Movement Musasiwa

Disciplined Agile Chapter Champion

Nathan Makanda web

Nathan Makanda

VP Administration

 

Litness web

Litness Lembacharu PMP

Director of Publications

 

 Blessing Mabamu web

Blessing Mabamu PMP

Director of Membership

Emmanuel Nhende web

Emmanuel Nhende PMP

Director of Volunteers

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

We encourage all our members to take part in volunteering to give back to the profession. Volunteer opportunities are advertised through the PMI VRMS system on undefined. Should there be any unadvertised role that you believe you can play get in contact with the Director of Volunteers on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The following volunteer opportunities are available at PMI Zimbabwe Chapter.

Director of Social Engagement


The volunteer will serve as the primary link between PMI Zimbabwe Chapter and the PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF). His or her main role will be to build connections and networking both throughout the community and within the Chapter. For more details visit: undefined

 

Marketing Officer

The volunteer is tasked with following up of the marketing plan, keeping it up-to-date, suggesting coming up with new marketing campaign ideas, collaborating with the marketing campaign and awareness sessions and administrative role in eash marketing event. For more details visit: undefined
 
 

Annual Conference Project Team Members

Don't want a length volunteer role? Here is your chance to volunteer for the duration of just one event. Volunteers are required to man the annual conference preparation and execution. The work begins 01 August 2020 and ends with the conference on 30 October 2020. Follow the link to apply undefined
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Introduction to Disciplined Agile

PMI is now the curator of the second most used agile scaling platform Disciplined Agile.  Andy is on a mission to make it the most used! In this session learn about the Disciplined Agile toolkit available to serve you from small teams to large enterprises.  PMI now supports several agile frameworks with extensive options for many major decisions every team and organization must make.  The PMP has been the gold standard for years. The Disciplined Agile Lean Scrum Master (DALSM) certification elevates the Scrum Master game with the rigor PMI is known for and with flexibility industry desperately needs!  Come and Join!

Event Date: 23-07-2020 7:00 pm

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A Seminal Exploration into the development of a National Institutional Project Management Maturity Model (NIPMMM) in selected SADC Countries

The webinar suggests the need develop a tool for SADC Countries to Assess Uniformity and Consistency of the Current Project Management Practices and Operations in the Procurement and Implementation of Government Work and Benchmark them on a NIPMMM to be developed by the Researcher using Global Best Practice Concepts to suggest further nuanced Refinements to the Concepts that fit an African Context and Perspective.

Event Date: 31-07-2020 6:00 pm

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PMP Initiative Information Session 3 – Zimbabwe Workshop

The PMP initiative 2020 seeks to help PMP aspirants to achieve PMP certification through workshop information sessions and study group recommendations. The workshop will guide PMP aspirants through the PMP Exam Requirements and Exam essentials, introduce them to the PMP Toolkit, advise them on what they can expect from the local chapter, guide them to testing center locations and assist them with registration and payment information. Those that sign up will receive a discounted price on PMI membership and the PMP exam, which applies to both members and non-members.

Event Date: 29-08-2020 5:00 pm

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Virtual PMI Africa Conference 2020

Africa in the age of the Project Economy

This year's PMI Africa Conference event has now been replaced by a free Virtual PMI Africa conference 2020. The Virtual Africa conference will take place on 06 September 2020 offering live, interactive webinars and Q&A sessions.

Event Date: 06-09-2020

Register (Individual)


Annual Project Management Conference

The theme of the event is "Achieving Success Through Project Management". Save the date and you will be notified as more details emerge.

Event Date: 30-10-2020 9:00 am

Register (Individual)

 

 

 

Chapter Updates Week 32/2020

PMI YOUTHQUAKE

PMI Africa is calling all rising stars (aged 18-25) in Africa to design the Africa Project Economy today by accepting the Youthquake Challenge.

Create a 3-5 minutes video pitching an unconventional project idea that will drive technological, economical, or societal advancements in Africa. Explain how you will use project management to deliver a customer or stakeholder-driven solution.

Click the following link for more information and submit your idea by 21 August 2020.

 

CALLING FOR SPEAKERS FOR PMI ZIMBABWE ANNUAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2020

The current global environment is described as VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous). This environment, characterized by rapid changes, dynamism, changing market trends, digital transformations as well as intense competition, is causing a lot of disruption across all sector of the economy and society.  As such organisations, public and private, profit and non-profit, are faced with new challenges from regulatory, social, competitive, technological, stakeholder, and customer expectation.

Most organizations are holding on to or developing some form of strategy to help them survive these rough waters. Regardless of industry or market sector, organizations are using projects to drive and deliver their strategy. The successful implementation of strategy can therefore be said to depend on successful completion of projects.

The Project Management profession is being recognized as an essential competency for organizational and individual success in these uncertain times. The Zimbabwe Chapter of the Project Management Institute, is organizing a 2020 Annual Conference with the theme “Achieving Success Through Project Management”. The conference aims to answer questions like “How can organizations successfully use project management to deliver success?”, “How can project practitioners acquire and/or improve the competencies required to professionally manage projects successfully?”, “What factors lead to project management success?”.

The 2020 event will be our first online conference. We have now opened our ‘Call to Speakers’, and we invite Business leaders, Project/Program/Portfolio Managers, Industry leaders, Agile Practitioners and Technology Leaders to create videos or presentations that will inspire delegates during the event.

Deadline: 21 August 2020

Interested? Send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

 

DISCIPLINED AGILE

The Disciplined Agile (DA) tool kit provides straightforward guidance to help organizations streamline their processes in a context-sensitive manner, providing a solid foundation for business agility. Basics of Disciplined Agile Online Course helps you choose the right agile approach for your situation and sets you free from prescriptive agile frameworks like SAFe® or Scrum. Learn from home, on your schedule – day or night.

Introductory Price - Save 15% until 30 September 2020Click here.

 

VOLUNTEER ENGAGEMENT

The volunteer engagement meeting was conducted by board members to provide volunteer guidance and receive feedback from volunteers on volunteer experience. The virtual exercise aimed to improve the collaborative roles of volunteers, sharing the chapter goals and channelling the way forward for successful engagement.

 

PMI ZIMBABWE CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP

Join our chapter and be a part of an exciting, innovative local membership community. We have upcoming events that you will not want to miss. To those who want to earn certifications, we have a study group available to give advice on how the test is administered, how to study and what materials to use. Let’s share ideas on our WhatsApp platforms with experienced Project Managers from various industries and sectors. Some of the benefits include:

  • Be part of the largest PM community
  • Get more, free opportunities to earn PDUs
  • Save on career-advancing certifications
  • Find relevant jobs with the PM Job Board
  • Stay up-to-date with PMI publications

Join PMI Zimbabwe Chapter.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Membership Engagement Event.

The event is meant to be a forum for the Chapter Board to interact with the Chapter members and for Chapter members to give their suggestions, contributions and opinions on how the Chapter should run or can be improved.

Event Date: 14 August 2020 6: 00pm

REGISTER  

 

PMP Initiative Information Session 3 – Zimbabwe Workshop

The PMP initiative 2020 seeks to help PMP aspirants to achieve PMP certification through workshop information sessions and study group recommendations. The workshop will guide PMP aspirants through the PMP Exam Requirements and Exam essentials, introduce them to the PMP Toolkit, advise them on what they can expect from the local chapter, guide them to testing centre locations and assist them with registration and payment information. Those that sign up will receive a discounted price on PMI membership and the PMP exam, which applies to both members and non-members.

Event Date: 29 August 2020 6:00 pm

REGISTER

 

Virtual PMI Africa Conference 2020

Theme: Africa in the age of the Project Economy

Do not miss this year’s PMI Africa Conference event. The Virtual Africa conference will take place on 06 September 2020 offering live, interactive webinars and Q&A sessions. The conference aims at bringing together hundreds of project, program and portfolio managers from around the world. Conference enhances personal skill sets, empowering leaders to drive strategic organisational objectives through the advocacy and advancement of the profession. Innovative keynotes challenge the status quo, industry experts deliver actionable solutions and peer driven content offers real-world insight into today’s evolving project and business challenges. Hurry and Register! 

Event Date: 06 September 2020

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Strategic Design and Project Delivery, Bridging the Gap.

In the current competitive business environment, organizations are faced with disruptive changes making it difficult to deliver successful strategic initiatives and successful project delivery.  This webinar will help you to bridge the costly and wasteful gap between strategy design and project delivery.  We bring you Lee R. Lambert, A Founder of PMP, PMI Fellow to share his experiences and examples in strategy design, implementation and project delivery.

Event Date: 24 September 2020

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Annual Project Management Conference 2020

Themed “Achieving Success through Project Management”, this is the first ever PMI Africa Virtual Conference. Don’t miss it! 

Event Date: 30 October 2020

 

REGISTER

 

 

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