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Strategic Planning Ocean State PMI by Mind Map: Strategic Planning
Ocean State PMI
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Strategic Planning Ocean State PMI

Growth for the organization is the #1 concern

Add members - increase the numbers

Improve Member services, Webinar availability, Breakfast Meetings, Lunch, Knowledge - quality of programs, Education Opportunities, New format - PMP, March - PMP group starting, Encourage sharing our knowledge with other chapters as well.

Outreach to students, Volunteer added for Student Outreach

Outreach - volunteering with organizations, We need a volunteer coordinator

Improve % of PMs in the area to become members of the chapter.

What's the baseline? Need to establish the baseline of # of PMs

Dept of Commerce - bureau of census - Gil thinks we might get some data

Companies have information about # of PMs, PMPs, etc. - Need someone to be willing to contact companies.

Greater # of participation in meetings

Greater # of people participating in the chapter leadership.

Should be more candidates for elected positions

Add more appointed positions - don't need to change charter.

Collaboration with other chapters

New England Chapter

OSPMI Goals / Vision

Add value to our chapter

Support PM Professionals in their Certification Efforts

Facilitate Career Development

CT board is a great source of information.

See if we can collaborate for Career Development Days

Training classes - go to our partners?

Maybe facilitate our own training classes, Experts Wanted

Encourage members to present and attend

Provide Outreach to Corporate, Education, Community and Gov't Entities

Maybe we need a committee for this.

Immediate Needs

More resources / volunteers

More committee members

Chairmen - Education Committee and others

Promote succession

Committees within organizational groups or special interest groups


Why are people coming to the meetings?

Membership Communication - packages, e-mail, phone call?


Feedback for meetings isn't the greatest.

Registration can be a problem - need to work on it.


Do we want to increase the frequency of the PMP Training?

Focus on our partners


Boston College

They have different offerings

May want to add discounts

Vendor product showcase.

Need to get the word out about our sponsorship benefits. Making phone calls.

Add PM links / make them a part of the library

Disclaimer: does not constitute an endorsement.

Corporate Sponsors

April - need to put together list of companies.


Level of vendor participation will increase the membership attendance.

$1,000 of sponsorship fees or more means have to file taxes.

Action Items

Gil: Identify the frequency of education classes for 2006

Follow up on the New England Summit. What's going on this year?

Follow up regarding Student Outreach

Career Development Days - add this to the collaboration initiative?

April: Championship list of companies in the area

Talk to Seimens contact - April

April: Get names of Education Committee and post the information on the web.

Board members: think about what other committees we need.

We need to get to the place where we can define metrics and baseline.

We need a mission / vision statement


We need to review the by-laws

Do we need to add Director positions

Are Directors voting members of the board

Be careful not to get too big and get dysfunctional