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PMI A&D SIG/CoP Overview Rev 02 03 10

  1. 1. Project Management Institute Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Specific Interest Group (SIG) Soon to be a Community of Practice (CoP)
  2. 2. Project Management Institute (PMI®)  PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries.  PMI Headquarters: Four Campus Boulevard Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073-3299 Telephone: +1-610-356-4600 Fax: +1-610-356-4647 E-mail: Internet:  PMI Regional Service Centre: • Europe • Middle East WWW.PMI.ORG • Africa (EMEA) • Brussels, Belgium
  3. 3. Project Management Institute (PMI®)  Worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by  Globally recognized standards (Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)),  Credentials (PMP®, PgMP ®, APM®, PMI-RMP®, PMI-SP®),  Extensive research program,  Professional development & training (PMI® Educational Foundation)  These services are the basis of greater recognition of project management’s success in industry, government, and academia.  PMI's core values are the fundamental principles that guide actions and create a common language for a diverse group of global stakeholders.  PMI provides a strong network and community for it members with local chapters, websites, webinars, global events and symposia. 3
  4. 4. PMI Membership Distribution  69% North America North America  12% Europe Europe  19% All other Countries All other countries  Almost 260 chartered and potential chapters  More than 30 chartered Specific Interest Groups (SIGs) and 2 Colleges soon to convert to Community of Practices (COPs)
  5. 5. Project Management Profession and Success Factors  Estimated Size of PM Profession:  USA Practitioners 4.5 Million  Global Practitioners 16.5 Million  Global Projects Value/Yr. ~$10 Trillion (USD)  Top Project Success Factors:  Executive Support/Sponsorship  Organizational Structure – Project vs. Line  User/Stakeholder/Customer Involvement  Experienced & Trained Project Managers
  6. 6. Benefits of Project Management for the Organization  Balances competing demands emphasizing project top success factors  Clarifies project goals and project scope  Continuously improves project performance  Provides consistent monitoring & controlling  Expands participant communications  Refines resource requirement projections  Measures project performance  Prioritizes projects and programs
  7. 7. Benefits of Project Management for the Individual  Enhances both professional and personal growth opportunities  Develops portable skills and experience  Builds one’s reputation and network  Creates high visibility of project results  Increases opportunities for salary growth  Provides future source of company leaders
  8. 8. PMI Products and Services Project Management Research and Project Management Standards Certification ® Project Management Ins Project Management Project Professional Management Development Information
  9. 9. Project Management Research  PMI Research Program addresses five areas interest:  Selling Project Management to Sr. Executives  Linkage of Project Mgmt. to Strategic Planning  Developing Performance in Virtual Teams  Quantitative Value of Project Management  Developing Program & Portfolio Management  Professional Needs Assessment  Useful Information & Tools/Techniques for Current and Future Applications  Inspiring Research in areas of defined interest  Assessments & Forecasts on the Future of Project Management  Evolution of the Project Management Profession
  10. 10. Globally Recognized Standards Standards Include: PMBOK Guide 4th Edition, U.S. DoD Extension to the PMBOK, Earned Value Management, Scheduling, Risk, Organization Project Management Maturity Model, Work Breakdown Structures, and others…... 10
  11. 11. Project Management Standards
  12. 12. Project Management Standards  PMI’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) – Fourth Edition
  13. 13. Standards Projects in Progress THEME TITLE -Projects PMBOK® Guide 4th Edition (’08) PMBOK® Guide Extension – Construction PMBOK® Guide Extension – Government 3rd Edition (’06) PMBOK® Guide Extension – Dept. of Defense (Issued) Practice Standard for Earned Value Management Practice Standard for Configuration Mgmt. Practice Standard for Schedules Practice Standard for WBS – Update -Programs Program/Portfolio Management (split in ’04) -People Project Manager Competency Development Framework -Organizations Organizational PM Maturity Model (OPM3) -Professions None at this time
  14. 14. Project Management Certification  Certifications:  Project Management Professional (PMP)®  Program Management Professional (PgMP)®  Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM)®  PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)®  PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)®  Certification Examination is offered via computer at locations globally.  The official language of the PMP Certification examination is English.  Candidates can choose from seven additional languages to aid them while taking the exam.  Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM™)  Designed for practitioners new to the project management industry or are specialized in project control processes  Project management practitioners who have demonstrated fundamental project management knowledge & experience
  15. 15. Demand for PMP Certification 500,000 361,238 450,000 **as of 12.31.09 400,000 Growth Trend in the PMP Credential 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0
  16. 16. Project Management Information  PMI Online Bookstore   PMI Information SourceGuide  The PMI James R. Snyder Center for Project Management Knowledge and Wisdom
  17. 17. PMI Publications  Periodicals  Quarterly Project Management Journal®  Monthly PM Network®  Monthly PMI Today®  Largest project management-focused publishing program in existence
  18. 18. PMI Specific Interest Group Community of Practice  Project management is a broad discipline covering many areas of special interest. Specific interests in unique industries pose unique challenges.  PMI introduced Specific Interest Groups (SIGs), soon to be Community of Practices (COPs), to create a forum for individuals and organizations that share common interests, industry, or project focus.  The SIG/COP is where one goes to find others who possess specialized knowledge and skills and understands the kinds of issues you are dealing with.  SIG/COP activities include networking, establishing standards and practices within a focused area, developing technical papers, and working on special projects. 18
  19. 19. PMI® Aerospace and Defense (A&D) SIG/COP  A&D Specific Interest Group/Community of Practice is dedicated to building communities, sharing knowledge and helping A&D project professionals develop and mature their project management skills.  Vision: Provide leadership as the global project, program and portfolio professional organization for the A&D community.  Mission: The PMI® A&D SIG/COP exists to foster professional and personal growth in project, program, and portfolio management by:  Building Communities  Sharing Knowledge and Information  Developing Skills
  20. 20. A&D SIG/COP Membership Pacific South Rim America  2009 Membership ~ 2,100 Europe 2.1% 0.7% Middle East 4.0% 1.5% Canada 8.8%  Founded 1991  Chartered 1996 USA 82.9%  Since SIG membership has no geographical boundaries, SIG members pay a nominal fee to support SIG activities and must be a member of PMI in good standing.  Join the PMI® A&D SIG and start networking with your peers NOW!
  21. 21. A&D SIG Strategic Plan  2010 Strategic Initiatives includes these Goals: 1. Run a virtual process-driven business 2. Deliver significant member value through better communication and a stronger program 3. Create a global collaborative aerospace & defense PM community 4. Build an aerospace & defense portfolio, program and project management library 5. Establish cooperative alliances to extend SIG members’ products and services  1 to 3 Year Strategic Action Plan:  Improve member and sponsor benefits  Facilitate the growth of sponsorships  Further develop electronic communications  Establish SIG sponsored A&D training  Promote PM learning in A&D industry
  22. 22. Benefits of A&D SIG Membership  A&D SIG/COP Developed Benefits to SIG Members:  Significantly improved communications capabilities • Access to an updated interactive web site, quarterly newsletters, a networking directory, seminars, teleconferences,, and publications.  Promotion of peer to peer PM member networking  Advocacy of A&D industry organizational sponsorships  Advocacy of alliances with professional organizations  Established & sponsored A&D industry PM training  Promotion of advanced A&D industry PM learning  Development of A&D SIG Local Interest Groups
  23. 23. Benefits of A&D SIG Membership  Advocacy of A&D Industry Alliances and Sponsorships:  Establish new Agency & Corporate Sponsorship Program  Establish alliances with other PMI SIGs and professional organizations.  Establish partnerships with PMI Chapters to develop A&D SIG sponsored A&D Local Interest Groups (LIGs).  Improved Professional Development Opportunities:  A&D SIG is offering PMP Exam Prep and A&D industry specific PM training to members and organizations  A&D SIG will define the need for advanced A&D industry PM learning and promote learning on SIG web site  A&D SIG will promote PM learning in the A&D LIGs by co-sponsoring learning programs with PMI chapter alliances
  24. 24. Benefits of A&D SIG Membership  Significantly Improved Communications:  New web site in development in Dec. ‘09 that includes current links plus: training, job resources, alliance/sponsor pages, members only pages, A&D industry news, etc.  Use of Linkedin as a networking and information portal. Group contains a job board, marketplace, A&D news.  Mass email distribution of newsletters, bulletins, etc.  Promotion of member networking by sharing of articles on advanced learning, lessons learned, and new issues.
  25. 25. A&D SIG Sponsorship Program’s Benefits for Sponsors  A&D SIG Will Provide Their Sponsors:  Help to develop A&D specific project management Best Practices and venues for increased PM learning  Access to A&D SIG sponsored training  Opportunities to network with other professionals  Current information on PMI enhanced PM processes, principles, and practices  Awareness of need for Advanced PM Certification  Information on relevant process changes
  26. 26. Overview of DoD Extension to the PMBOK®  Generally follows revised DoD 5000 Directive  Modifications to existing PMBOK Chapters  Development of 5 new Chapters:  Chap 13 - Systems Engineering Mgmt  Chap 14 - Software Acquisition Mgmt  Chap 15 - Logistics Mgmt.  Chap 16 - Test & Evaluation Mgmt  Chap 17 - Manufacturing Mgmt  Actual issue as PMI Standard in 7/03  Strategic Goal for 2010 to update for revised DoD 5000 series Directives
  27. 27. The PMI PMP Certification receives DoD Recognition  A&S SIG Facilitated DAU Acceptance of PMP Equivalence with PMT 250  PMP is now accepted as part of DoD/DAU DAWIA Program Manager Certification  PMP is determined equivalent to the DAU PMT 250 – Program Management Tools coursework  PMT 250 is the primary training requirement for the Program Manager Level II DAWIA Certificate  This acceptance by DAU is validated by letter from the DAU President to the PMI CEO – May ‘04
  28. 28. Join or Volunteer!  The PMI® A&D SIG/COP is dedicated to providing professional and personal growth for aerospace and defense professionals.  If you are a project, program or portfolio manager, or aspiring to become one, and want to be more effective at initiating, planning, prioritizing, leading, organizing and controlling project, program and/or portfolio work in A&D, this SIG/COP can help your cause!  To join, go to the web site  Check for upcoming educational opportunities and events.  Network with other industry pro’s and volunteer:  The A&D SIG/COP highly encourages volunteering  You will find it most rewarding, both professionally and personally.  Earn 10 PDU’s per year for your service  Current Volunteer Needs • Regional Ambassadors • Regional Directors • Deputy Board Members  Contact the Director of Volunteers at and Indicate the area(s) in which you would be interested.
  29. 29. Let’s Support Building the A&D Industry for the Future!