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Chapter Meeting – January 2022:

Value Driven Project Management

Date: 01-20-2022 5:30 to 8:00 PM

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President's Message - January 2022


Greeting NCPMI Members and Friends,

Welcome 2022! Transformation is a highly utilized term in business and within the field of project management. Here at NCPMI, we have embraced transformation in our personal and professional lives. More and more our skills and competencies as PMs lead us to having pivotal roles in our communities. Our ways of working and thinking have evolved. It’s all about change.

The NCPMI Board of Directors works with the dedicated volunteers of our organization to delivery many services and experiences to aid in our collective development with the goal of making us all effective change agents. We heard your feedback about the desire to resume more in-person events and ended 2021 with a series of successful events that allowed us to connect outside of the virtual format. Our goal for this year is to keep the advantages of virtual events, while safely bringing back face-to-face engagement.

In 2022 NCPMI will continue its commitment to delivering valuable professional development opportunities. We provide these opportunities via many events that are tailored to your individual needs. Look for NCPMI to leverage and integrate PMI’s broader product portfolio within the Professional Development delivery model. Whether you are new to Project Management, interested in Agile methodology or have a need to improve problem solving skills, PMI has a solution for you. The PMP certification has always been the flagship product for PMI and now there are many products available to address a wide range of Professional Development needs for PMs as well as others in our ecosystem of change makers.

NCPMI has been a strong organization as it relates to Social Impact. It is with great anticipation that we bring more of this focus to the membership while aligning with PMI’s global strategy. Whether it’s academic programs, non-profit community organizations, project management in schools or charitable interests we are making social impact. Join us this year for a social initiative or create an opportunity as a volunteer.

Our support of Project Management as a profession and the success of our members is very important. The contributions of our outstanding volunteers is the foundation of our work. At this time of renewal and optimism, I encourage us all to continue embracing change, transformation and all aspirations related to improving our communities through the Project Management Profession. Let’s set our goals and expectations for a great year of personal and professional growth.

Happy New Year!


Robert (Bobby) Robinson

President, NCPMI

(919) 274-8386




As was true in the early pandemic, it seems that where we are with COVID cases, responses, and protocols, is rapidly changing. I wanted to reach out and give you an update on where NCPMI is with going back to meeting in person.

Board meetings:

The board has met three times in person for June and July board meetings, plus June strategy planning meeting. At this time, we have decided to postpone meeting in person for August, given the rise in cases and the emergence of the delta variant.

Chapter meetings:

Our intention was to test a hybrid model for our chapter meetings in October, and have a fully in person meeting in November, with a hybrid option for those that are geographically disperse. We know that we gained engagement from a lot of members during the pandemic that could now join us virtually, where coming to RTP was prohibitive in the past. We don't want to lose those members, so are investigating the hybrid model.

We will be monitoring progress of cases before making decisoins to come back in person in October.

General guidance:

One of our board members, Damien Perez, VP of Certifications is a school adminstrator for his day job. We are so lucky to have his guidance for our COVID protocols. At this time, he is leading our COVID response by helping us to adhere to local mandates, as well as NCDHHS guidelines for safety. Before any in person meetings are held, we will ensure we are following all guidance and mandates appropriately.

I for one, really miss the fellowship of our in-person meetings. We will continue to watch and make the best decisions, but please know, we want to be back in person.

Thank You

Jessica Johnson, PMP
President, NCPMI

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Higher Education CoP - Jan 2022 - Preparing for PMP Exam: Panel Discussion on Tips and Tricks

01-18-2022 12:00 pm -1:00 pm
Virtual Meeting
Higher Education CoP - Jan 2022 - Preparing for PMP Exam: Panel Discussion on Tips and Tricks

TOPIC:  Preparing for PMP Exam: Panel Discussion on Tips and Tricks

DATE:  January 18, 2022

TIME:  12:00 - 1:00 pm


Chapter Meeting – January 2022: Value Driven Project Management

01-20-2022 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting – Conferencing details will be distributed prior to the meeting
FREE for all NCPMI members and non members


Historically, project decisions and trade-offs have been made with the triple constraints of time, cost, and performance in mind. Unfortunately, this does not guarantee that there will be value at the end of the project. Now, project managers need to make decisions based upon the value stakeholders have come to expect as well as the triple constraint.

Learning Objectives:

After this one-hour session, learners will be able to:

  • The role of value in project management
  • How value is changing the way we manage projects
  • The complexities in determining value
  • How value will be integrated into the EVMS

Communications and Public Speaking CoP:Knowing Your Temperament and that of Your Stakeholders Can Build a Stronger Team

01-25-2022 5:45 pm
Virtual Meeting

We all have a temperament that influences how we like to work and interface with others. By knowing our individual temperaments and that of those we work with we can build a team that maximizes our collective strengths and accommodates our weaknesses. In this session we will explore the Keirsey Temperament Sorter which categorizes people by four temperaments: Artisan, Guardian, Idealist, and Rational. We’ll see which types complement each other and which types may conflict with each other. Armed with this knowledge, we have the potential to be an Emotionally Intelligent Team.

Grow Your Skills

It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

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Total Members 3413
New Members This Year 25
PMP® Members 2522
CAPM® Members 70
PgMP® Members 12
PMI-SP® Members 5
PMI-RMP® Members 16
PMI-ACP® Members 147
PfMP® Members 3
PMI-PBA® Members 5
Members with no Certification 819
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 3342
Student Members 43
Other Members 28
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