Core Project Management Mentoring Program

Increase your marketability by improving your leadership skills.  Serve the project management community. All through participating in PMI Chicagoland's mentoring program.

Program Overview

The Core PM Mentor-ship Program is a 20-week program.  Program requirements are as follows:

  • Required attendance at all Program Events
    • Kickoff
    • Mid-Session Peers
    • Closing Celebration
  • Submit and maintain Mentee's Development Plan for the duration of the program, to be created by the Mentee and approved by the Mentor
  • Between 2-4 mentoring contact hours per month
  • Submission of Program Documents at defined Program Checkpoints consisting of evaluations, mentoring reports and surveys.

Participants who complete the program requirements are eligible to claim 5 PDUs in Category A: Education, for Leadership.  Additional PDUs are earned based upon individual participation and development activities.


Mentees pay a $30.00 Registration Fee to cover the cost of mentoring guidebooks. There is no application fee. Registration Fee is paid on-line after acceptance into the program.  Only Mentees admitted into the Program Session will be able to register.

Mentors participate free of charge.  Registration is still required.  Mentors accepted into the Program Session will be provided with a promotion code to waive the $30.00 registration fee.

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How To Apply.


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Program Schedule:

Spring 2017:  February 2017 - June 2017

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Survey Monkey Application Tool is available to mentors & mentees to apply.

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Survey Monkey App Tool closed - All mentors/mentees must submit by this date.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mentor/Mentee Pairings Announcements.

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Mentor Training Session.

Saturday, February 04, 2017

2017 Core PM Mentor Program - Kickoff Meeting.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

2017 Mentor Program - Midterm Meeting.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

2017 Core PM Mentor Program - Graduation / Final Meeting.

Saturday, June 30, 2017 Administrative Close.