The Vice President for Professional Development manage the distribution of information regarding education and certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter

Role and Responsibilities

  • Define strategies or improvement in professional development/training programs
  • Develop and implement a chapter professional development plan, including a program roadmap for professional development content programs
  • Develop plans for and coordinate the chapter’s external educational activities, such as study groups, seminars, workshops, courses, professional development days and other educational activities
  • Oversee soft skills development and training programs
  • Manage chapter created credential examination review courses and other such courses
  • Provide information to members and nonmembers on career development
  • Provide information and guidance to members and nonmembers on certification/re-certification in the context of PMI
  • Incorporate feedback, suggestions and recommendations as necessary to enhance effectiveness and value delivered to the audience and chapter regarding the contents of programs
  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, certification, as well as training opportunities by the chapter
  • Recommend, develop and deliver project management education materials, courses, presentations and sessions.
  • Provide the information necessary to market the education, PMI certification, as well as training opportunities offered by the chapter
  • Develop and implement a plan for educational outreach at the elementary, secondary, and collegiate levels.
  • Develop and implement a program roadmap for all events
  • Advance the project management profession through the planning and coordination of special events, as identified by the chapter’s board
  • Develop and implement a succession and transition plan

Qualifications and Education Requirements


  • Member in good standing of PMI and PMIWIC
  • Ultimate team player – as a leader and team member
  • Must be willing to commit to attending Board and Membership meetings, responding to emails and participating in chapter operations as appropriate.


Role Specific Skills

  • Program and Event Planning Skills
  • Ability to Develop and Manage Program and Event Schedules
  • Knowledge of PMI Credentials and PDU’s
  • Contract and Vendor Management
  • Ability to Create and Analyze Program Survey’s and Evaluations
  • Basic Budget Management Skills
  • Content and Curriculum Development

Other Leadership Skills

  • Ability to Delegate Effectively
  • Public Speaking/Presentation Skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Facilitation Skills
  • Time Management Skills
  • Adaptability & Flexibility

Additional Notes

  • Familiarity with best practices in Professional Development Programs a plus