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Topics: Career Development, Government, Using PMI Standards
How you feel the legislation news from PMI
Right now, I found there is a critical headline in PMI home page.

The U.S. Senate has unanimously re-approved S.1550,the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 (PMIAA), which will enhance accountability and best practices in project and program management throughout the federal government. The legislation, strongly endorsed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), has now cleared both chambers of Congress with bi-partisan support and will go to President Barack Obama for his signature.

The PMIAA reforms federal program management policy in four important ways:

Creating a formal job series and career path for program managers in the federal government.
Developing a standards-based program management policy across the federal government.

Recognizing the essential role of executive sponsorship and engagement by designating a senior executive in federal agencies to be responsible for program management policy and strategy.
Sharing knowledge of successful approaches to program management through an interagency council on program management

Personally, I feel if the act will signed in Obama Age and strengthened Thump Time, following trends may be happen gradually.


The PMI has and will continue to the top leader position of Project management industry in the US even worldwide. PMI

The recognition rate to Project management industry & Project management professional should be risen.

There will be more buy-in to certificates of PMI issued, such as PMP, PGMP,PBA and etc. Especially in federal government.

A new career chance opened in the federal government, more job opportunities.

In case of the storage of professional resource in short term to meet the act requirement in federal government, the professional project consultant firm will be arise.


Without proper study & preparing, the companies has to face challenges in getting federal government related orders or cooperation.

The new PMIAA act has to show the value to the federal government. Othewise, it might be a paper act only.


(PMP, PBA(eligible), MBA)

2016 Dec 09

Note: looks the site donot support chinese language, so I revise it from bi-language to English only. Here is the my linkedin publish url:

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