March 2020
Thursday, March 19th, 7:00 - 8:00 PM

This introduction to Disciplined Agile will highlight some of the principles and practices that are at the foundation of Discipline Agile. We will discuss the ideas behind having multiple delivery lifecycles as well as explore the various DA roles and responsibilities of individuals on the teams and around the organization. We will discuss how DA differs from other “frameworks” with an understanding that context counts and choice is good.

This free webinar will introduce you to our chapter and programs including Monthly Chapter Meetings, Outreach, Agile, Mentoring, Study Groups, Volunteering, Toastmasters, networking opportunities and more! Read more and Register
Thursday, April 9th - 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Daniele Camanni, Program Manager for Study Groups, will walk through the PMP application, tips and tricks on how to log project management experience, how to log the 35 contact hours, and what to do if you get audited. Finally, he will discuss how to maintain your credentials. Read more and Register

Registration is now open for the International Institute for Learning (IIL) 2020 online conference “Leadership and Innovation.” The theme is Inspire Trust Achieve.
The event is available on-request from now until June 7, 2020. You can register at The price is $189, and chapter members will get a $20 discount by using the code PMINYC at checkout.
Featured Article

by Moira Alexander / TechRepublic, courtesy of ContentGems
Image: lucadp, Getty Images/iStockPhoto

Unexpected surprises and unforeseen risks often complicate already complex projects. Writing a comprehensive project management plan doesn't guarantee success, but it does increase your chances. Having a thorough project plan doesn't need to be a daunting experience. It just takes focus, planning, and time. Read more
Recent Events
 Recap: Project Management in 2020: How is Your Profession Changing?
On February 20th, the NYU School of Professional Studies, Division of Programs in Business, Management and Technology team, partnered with the Project Management Institute of New York City (PMINYC) to host a panel discussion on how the project management profession is evolving. The sold-out event focused on the new roles project managers are undertaking-making business decisions, translating strategic objectives into concrete initiatives, implementing new methodologies and technologies, and assuming greater leadership capacity. 
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Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, network, take on new challenges, further develop your leadership skills, and know you’ve helped PMINYC. Finding volunteer opportunities on the website is easy:  click here to check the latest openings. If you don’t see exactly what you are interested in, write us at  to discuss other options.
Mentoring Corner

Do you have what it takes to be a Mentor? PMINYC is looking for a few good mentors!

If you have your PMP or PgMP certification and have an hour each month to share your life lessons with an early career project manager, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply at  our web page
or e mail us at  
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PMI Credential Study Groups

 Do you know about PMI Study Groups? If you are gearing up to take the PMP exam, sign up now for the PMP Study Group program to prepare for the exam.

Check the PMP Study Group Homepage to read more about the program and see the latest schedule or click here to sign up.

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Are you interested in getting involved and making a difference, and have a communications, technology, graphic design or photography background? If so, reach out to us at .
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Frank Bacchus!

Let him know your ideas and concerns. Email him at
Upcoming PMINYC and Area Chapter Events
Click here or below to see a calendar view of upcoming PMINYC events.

March 17th Meeting
Leadership in Project Management – Raising and Empowering the Leader Within
March 11th Meeting
  The Importance of Soft Skills/Emotional Intelligence (EQ) for professional career development and success  

PMINYC Toastmasters
International Club
Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 pm.

For information about the club go to or contact /