The Working Groups are the heart and soul of PMUG; this is where all the collaborative and creative work is done. The Working Groups are the source from which all recommendations for strategies, policies, procedures, standards, education, and legislation come. The number, focus and make-up of the Working Groups change based on the objectives of the PMUG group at any given time.
Any PMUG member can join a Working Group but they must be active participants, as determined by the Working Group Chair, in order to remain on the Group. This participation is the price of a voting membership in the Group. If you are interested in joining one of the Working Groups, please email PMUG@state.co.us, or contact the Chair directly.
Current Working Groups are:
1) Training and Mentoring Working Group, chair Sandra Tomlin
Join us as ‘We help Ourselves, our Colleagues and our Organization to Grow’ in the area of project management. The Training and Mentoring Working Group is focused on projects that develop and deliver in-house courses for training employees to be project managers and learn the State of Colorado ‘Project Management Common Methodology.’ We also help employees find resources to prepare for the PMP exam while developing mentoring partnerships. Learning is a lifelong process and one of the most effective ways to learn is to assist in the development of others. We are looking for YOU to share with us your experience, skills and a genuine desire to help which is one of the most valuable assets you can provide. Join our working group as we explore new adaptations for training and mentoring.
2) Methods and Processes Group, chair Arlene Young
The Methods and Processes Working Group is focused on reviewing and updating the templates used in conjunction with the Project Management Methodology.
3) Tools and Technology Group, chair Cindy Kibble
The Tools and Technology Working Group’s mission is to identify tools and technologies already in use that may be good candidates for common use by project managers and project teams to assist with the effective and efficient management of projects. Currently, this group is focused on identifying budget tools in use by PMUG that are suitable for planning, tracking and managing project budgets.
Earn PMI Professional Development Units (PDU)
Working Group and Committee Members may be eligible to earn PDUs in Category E of the PMI Continuing Certification Requirements Program as follows:
1 PDU - is awarded for 1 hour of volunteer (non-compensated) service. You must serve in the role for a minimum of three months.
Note: The PDUs earned in this category count against the maximum of 45 PDUs (or, 20 PDUs for PMI-RMP and PMI-SP) allowed for "Giving Back to the Profession" categories (categories D, E and F).
Source: PMI Credential Handbook as revised March 18, 2011