Corporate Outreach

Mission & Objectives

PMI Great Lakes Corporate Outreach Program is the connection between PMI and companies located in the Chapter's geographic area. PMIGL Corporate Outreach utilizes “Needs Analysis” interviews with corporate representatives responsible for leading project/program management in their companies to help determine relevant issues and coordinate with them to ensure successful outcomes for their projects. Share the benefits of the PMBoK Framework to empower them to complete their projects successfully.

Track 1 - Construction Community


  • In conjunction with the Wellness Quality Management Community of Practice we are exploring the People Domain aspect of Construction Quality for 2024
  • Please join our community of practice and suggest topics to explore.

New for 2024: Construction Outreach for Social Good

Discovering the next generation of construction project managers and exploring construction careers for emerging professionals & students.


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Track 2 - Automotive


  • Reach out to Automotive organizations to share the benefits of the PMBoK Framework and empower their Project Managers to lead their projects to a successful completion.
  • Utilize Social meetings to gather Automotive project managers working on Electrification projects to share best practices and lessons learned.


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Track 3 - Information Technology Outreach

The focus is on expanding the reach of PMI's IT resources and enhancing the project management skills of IT professionals in the Great Lakes region.

Key initiatives include:

  • Reaching out to corporations to realize the benefits of the PMBoK Framework and empowering their project managers to successfully lead their IT project management efforts.
  • Provide webinars, workshops, and training sessions to help IT professionals improve their project management skills.
  • Produce IT management-specific content, including whitepapers, case studies, and articles, to address the unique challenges IT professionals face in the Great Lakes region.

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