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Constitution ballot results - members have voted!

The electronic ballot on the proposed amended constitution closed at midnight on Sunday 20th September, and the Constitution Review Committee were advised of the results later the following day. 90% of those who took part in the ballot voted in favour of accepting the proposed May 2020 Constitution so it is now confirmed as the new Constitution for PMINZ.
 
Thank you again to everyone who provided feedback and took part in the voting process. 
 
The new Constitution will now be filed with Incorporated Societies and available from the Chapter Library. 

Iain Fraser appointed PM World Global Advisor  

PMI Fellow and Former Chair named honorary PMWJ advisor in New Zealand

Iain Fraser

17 September 2020 – Dallas, TX, USA – PM World has announced the appointment of Iain Fraser as an honorary global advisor for the PM World Journal and Library. A former CEO, Iain is an independent consultant, speaker and trainer based in New Zealand. He is a former Chair of the PMI Board of Directors and served 6 years on the global board.

Iain Fraser, Dip PPC, PMP, MoP, P3M3, PMI Fellow, Fellow PMINZ has over 30 years of global business, portfolio, program of work, project, and EPMO leadership experience. This from a variety of sectors such as oil & gas, telecommunications, power, banking, defence, government and technology. He is globally known for his expertise and in-sights on leveraging business value from project-based management for strategic advantage.

Considered a thought-leader by his peers, Iain has been featured on live radio, video and podcasts and has been quoted in The Times and The Telegraph of the UK.He is the author of the top-selling business book ‘The Business of Portfolio Management— Boosting Organizational Value’ (PMI, 2017) and co-author of ‘The Business of People: Leadership for the Changing World’ (Routledge, 2019) with Madeleine Taylor as well as other publications. More at www.jacobite.co.nz

To learn more, visit his advisor profile at https://pmworldlibrary.net/iain-fraser/

According to PMWJ editor David Pells, “I’ve known Iain for more than 20 years, consider him a friend and colleague, and highly respect his knowledge and experience in the PM world.  Speaking of the world, Iain is truly a global citizen. Born in Scotland and living in New Zealand, he has traveled the world as PMI Chair, speaker at events, and consulting with international corporations. We are honored to have him as a global advisor.”

Iain Fraser stated, “I have followed the PM World Journal and David Pells’ activities for many years, and greatly respect them both. Contents of the journal bridge theory and practice; it’s a very useful and important resource. I am delighted and honored to join the respected advisory group of leaders that David has assembled.”

Pells added, “Iain has also been a contributor to the journal, currently authoring a series of articles based on his excellent 2017 book ‘The Business of Portfolio Management – Boosting Organizational Value’. His global experience and knowledge about project, program and portfolio management should be very useful for us, and for our readers.”

PM World engages with recognized current and former industry and professional leaders in various countries to support the organization’s dual missions of advancing knowledge sharing and continuous learning related to modern portfolio, program, and project management.  To see the current team of honorary global advisors, visit https://pmworldlibrary.net/team/global-advisors-pm-profession/

Registered with the US Library of Congress (ISSN 2330-4480) and indexed by EBSCO, the PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and other works about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced and maintained by PM World which also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in portfolio, program, and project management.  To see the latest edition, go to www.pmworldjournal.com  To learn more, visit www.pmworldlibrary.net

ars, consider him a friend and colleague, and highly respect his knowledge and experience in the PM world.  Speaking of the world, Iain is truly a global citizen. Born in Scotland and living in New Zealand, he has traveled the world as PMI Chair, speaker at events, and consulting with international corporations. We are honored to have him as a global advisor.”

Iain Fraser stated, “I have followed the PM World Journal and David Pells’ activities for many years, and greatly respect them both. Contents of the journal bridge theory and practice; it’s a very useful and important resource. I am delighted and honored to join the respected advisory group of leaders that David has assembled.”

Pells added, “Iain has also been a contributor to the journal, currently authoring a series of articles based on his excellent 2017 book ‘The Business of Portfolio Management – Boosting Organizational Value’. His global experience and knowledge about project, program and portfolio management should be very useful for us, and for our readers.”

PM World engages with recognized current and former industry and professional leaders in various countries to support the organization’s dual missions of advancing knowledge sharing and continuous learning related to modern portfolio, program, and project management.  To see the current team of honorary global advisors, visit https://pmworldlibrary.net/team/global-advisors-pm-profession/

Registered with the US Library of Congress (ISSN 2330-4480) and indexed by EBSCO, the PM World Journal (PMWJ) is a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers and other works about projects and project management around the world. The PMWJ is produced and maintained by PM World which also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for continuous learning in portfolio, program, and project management.  To see the latest edition, go to www.pmworldjournal.com  To learn more, visit www.pmworldlibrary.net

Ballot closing soon on amended Constitution

The electronic ballot on the proposed amended constitution closes at midnight on Sunday 20th September! If you haven't already voted please take some time to cast your vote before Sunday. A reminder is due to be sent to all members on 16th September. Members will have received the invitation to vote by electronic ballot, including links to the relevant documents and the two explanatory emails sent earlier. 
 

Ballot open on amended Constitution

The electronic ballot on the proposed amended constitution has opened! Members will have received the invitation to vote by electronic ballot, including links to the relevant documents and the two explanatory emails sent earlier. The closing date to cast your vote is 20th of September so put some time in your diaries to remind yourself of the amendments and case your vote

Welcome Sharyn, PMINZ General Manager

Welcome to Sharyn Hight, PMINZ's new General Manager. Sharyn is transitioning into the role with the help of Terina, who finishes with us at the end of June.

Sharyn comes to us from Lattitude Gloabl Volunteering, a youth development organisation providing gap year and international volunteering placements for young New Zealanders. Take a look at her Linkedin profile.

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Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) scholarships applications are open

Project Management Institute Education Foundation (PMIEF) is now accepting applicants for scholarships. 
 
Scholarships, available for professional project managers and PMOs, will be awarded to individuals demonstrating a strong present, or future, occupational need for training in project management. The first intake of applications closed 1 July 2020.  

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Win a Quest package

PMINZ supporter Quest has a two night getaway special with great rates available on accommodation at all of its 35 properties around New Zealand. 

To win one of two packages available, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Quest booking app.
  2. Comment on Quest’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages. The more people comment and tag friends and colleagues in, the more chances to win.
  3. Guests can make a booking for the getaway recovery package or a regular stay via the app to also be in to win a second getaway free.

Read the terms and conditions.

All our events are now online

During Alert Level 3, all PMINZ events will be conducted online.  Keep an eye on the calendar on the homepage of the website to see what's on. We'll continue to send out email invitations to members, too.

Webex login details will be emailed (the day before the event) to members who register online for events.

Haere ra Terina

Terina Graham is leaving PMINZ at the end of June. As General Manager she has made an invaluable contribution to the chapter, and provided support to the volunteers. PMINZ will announce the new general manager shortly.
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