Professional development

Professional development isn’t a one-time thing – it should be a continuous part of your project management career.

Make it a priority to assess and improve your skill set, and you’ll increase your value to your organisation and enhance your future career prospects.

PMINZ members benefit from discounted course and conferences registration costs. Read more on the Benefits page


PMI professional learning and development opportunities 

PMINZ advocates for excellence in project management. To support our goals, and deliver value to our members, we are partnering with a selection of professional organisations that fulfil our philosophy for continuous improvement.


Project Management in New Zealand, the now and the future

What are the current trends of project management in New Zealand beyond Agile? Are these sustainable? Looking ahead, which skills would dominate the project management world? Is the government and business community ready for this? What about academia? 

Come to an evening with an expert panel in a no-holds-barred discussion to debate these questions in Wellington on Tuesday 19 February 2019. See who the panelists are and register your place for this free event.





EMBED Change Toolkit

EMBED Change provides an essential toolkit to help grow change management capability empowering project managers to confidently and effectively deliver change management.

The EMBED Change Toolkit includes online learning modules, knowledge bank and templates, designed to strengthen project managers change management capability. 

With up to six months to complete the learning modules you can become a certified EMBED Change Practitioner with a lifetime use of the EMBED Change tools.

PMINZ members are entitled to an exclusive saving of $250 when purchasing the EMBED Change Toolkit. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your PMINZ membership number for verification. 

If you’re not a PMI NZ Chapter member yet, join now and reap the benefits of being part of the world's largest network of project management professionals.

There are two steps to become a PMINZ member:

  • Go to and login in at MyPMI with your PMI membership details 
  • Select New Zealand Chapter and process the payment

Contact EMBED Change to improve your change management capability.






Soft Skills for Hard Deliverables

Essential skills for project managers

Results Coaching has partnered with the Project Management Institute, Momentum, and the International Institute of Business Analysis to deliver a soft skills programme to help take you and your delivery capability to a new level.

Acquire a growth mindset, learn advanced communication skills,  develop greater resilience, apply the secrets of high productivity to power through tasks efficiently and effectively, and foster your skills to be 'less manager' and 'more leader'. 

Read the course overview and register your interest.



Registered Educational Providers (R.E.P.s)

PMI Registered Educational Providers (R.E.P.s) are organisations that have been approved to offer training in project management and issue professional development units (PDUs) to meet the continuing education requirements needed by PMI credential holders. To earn the R.E.P. designation, a provider must meet or exceed rigorous standards for quality and effectiveness as defined by PMI.

Find an REP 


Resources and publications

The website is a treasure chest full of information, tools and templates, knowledge resources, research, publications, professional development opportunities, and more.  Log in and take some time to explore – and learn.

Here are a few professional development publications to be aware of, that are free when you join PMI. 

Project gives you:

  • connections - to others who are managing projects like yours
  • a place to get started - processes that you can customize for your needs
  • instant productivity boosts - deliverable templates & examples
  • PDU opportunities – from videos to webinars, with tips from experts pointing you in the right direction
  • access to experts - real people who understand what you are going through
  • news that matters - stories that relate to what you are trying to accomplish
  • advice you need - tips on the art of managing your effort.


​ProjectsAtWork is an online community of practitioners and thought-leaders that provides resources, tools, networks and perspectives to help you better manage projects, programmes, portfolios, and teams

PM Network is a professional magazine that is published each month for PMI members.  PM Network is filled with new ideas and perspectives from the profession's most experienced and engaging minds.  Copies are available in hard copy and online, and can be accessed in a digital edition on desktop, tablet, and handheld devices.

Read more about the range of training and learning opportunities offered by PMI.


PMI newsletters

No matter where you are or what aspects of project management interest you, PMI global offers a variety of e-newsletters with timely updates and powerful knowledge content to keep you informed and help you succeed. 

Find one (or more) that's right for you.


Project Management Journal is a peer-reviewed academic publication focused on management techniques, research, theories and applications.

PMI members enjoy complimentary access to view individual articles and download full issues in PDF format.


PMI Today is delivered digitally to all members each month.
This monthly publication contains the latest developments about certification, research, standards, education and training, as well as news from chapters and other communities. It is designed to encourage your active involvement in the project management community.

Members also have access to digital editions of current and past PMI Today publications.