December 2021 PM Update from Paris


PMI France and some Major Projects

& Programs in France



By Yasmina Khelifi

International Correspondent

Paris, France


In each report, ‘ ‘I’ll try to give you insights about project associations in France and some projects.


PMI in France was founded in 1995 and unified as one chapter PMI France in 2013.

With more 5000+ members, PMI France is the 1st Chapter outside of North America, 1st in Europe and regularly ranked between the 3rd to the 5th in the world.

PMI France is a unified Chapter with 12 regional “branchs”; each branch can organize conferences, webinars, workshops, networking events, to name a few.

PMI France has launched a new English-speaking community! This new international Community of Practice will address various aspects of digital and organization transformations. This community run by the Paris-Ile-de-France branch of the PMI France chapter will organize regular events and will provide opportunities for networking, experience sharing, publishing and speaking.

Major Projects / Programs in France

Transat Jacques Vabre[1]

Transat Jacques Vabre has departed on 7th of November from the port of Le Havre in France, direction Fort de France in Martinique (France).

This boat race is also called ‘Coffee Road’ (la route du café).

This race takes place every two years since 1993.

Main numbers

15th edition

79 boats / 158 skippers / 13 nationalities

More information : https://www.transatjacquesvabre.org


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How to cite this report: Khelifi, Y. (2021). PMI France Update and Major Projects/Programs in France; report, PM World Journal, Vol. X, Issue XII, December. Available online at: https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/pmwj112-Dec2021-Khelifi-pmi-france-and-project-updates-from-paris-report.pdf

About the Author

Yasmina Khelifi

Paris, France


Yasmina Khelifi, PMP, PMI- ACP, PMI-PBA is an experienced project manager in the telecom industry. Along with her 20-year career at Orange S.A. (the large French multinational telecommunications corporation), she sharpened her global leadership skills, delivering projects with major manufacturers and SIM makers. Yasmina strives for building collaborative bridges between people to make international projects successful. She relies on three pillars: project management skills, the languages she speaks, and a passion for sharing knowledge.

She is a PMP certification holder since 2013, a PMI- ACP and PMI-PBA certification holder since 2020. She is an active volunteer member at PMI France and PMI UAE, and a member of PMI Germany Chapter. French-native, she can speak German, English, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and she is learning Arabic. Yasmina loves sharing her knowledge and experiences at work, in her volunteers’ activities at PMI, and in projectmanagement.com as a regular blogger. She is also the host and co-founder of the podcast Global Leaders Talk with Yasmina Khelifi to help people in becoming better international leaders.

Yasmina can be contacted at https://yasminakhelifi.com/ or LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yasminakhelifi-pmp-telecom/

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[1] Press release of Transat Jacques Vabre