PMIJA 2.0:

INNOVATE AND TRANSFORM

“The COVID-19 RESPONSE”

COVID-19 Strategic Action Plan

During this period of the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment remains strong to you our valued members, volunteers & community.  We commit to:

Strengthening our ‘ENGAGEMENT’
    • Increasing virtual volunteer/member engagement 
    • Transitioning to virtual Monthly Chapter Meetings (Earn 1 PDU by attending) 
    • Hosting a series of webinars/training to ‘upskill’ Project Managers
    • Transitioning to virtual PMP Prep Exam trainings, coordinated by the Chapter 
    • Posting website updates of project related jobs, PDU opportunities or related web-links
Increasing our ‘PARTNERSHIP’
    • Establishing a multidisciplinary PMI Jamaica COVID-19 Task Force
    • Collaborating with PMI chapters and public/private sector on CVOD-19 response initiatives
    • Providing ‘on demand’ strategic project management advisory and support to organizations in navigating these uncertain times 
Improving our ‘AGILITY’
    • Expanding & leveraging the use of technology & tools, to include: Zoom; Skype; Google Hangouts; WebEx; Podcast; & online collaboration tools, et al
    • Promoting & facilitating online registration for Chapter Volunteer Committees (open to members & non members)

COVID-19 ‘Strategic Tips’ for Project Managers

It is NOT business as usual….global projects, businesses & economic disruptions are currently happening!
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Practice hygiene & sanitization protocols ALWAYS!

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Remember…your people resources are your first priority…protect them.

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Update your Risk Register and particularly manage risks of cyber security during this disruption.

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Activate your Business Continuity Plan for your business. If you don’t have one….document one NOW!

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Keep your Project Sponsor & Key Stakeholders updated.

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Reassess all project procurement commitments.

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Be resilient and manage the change happening around you.

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Create and document lessons learnt during the pandemic.

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Develop increased cycle review meetings for your projects, programmes or portfolios.

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Maximize emerging opportunities to ‘Tool Up’ in the discipline of Project Management by: 

    • Acquiring new skills 
    • Building your experience 
    • Or expanding your knowledge via PMI Resources