September 2020 PM Report from Mexico


Project Management Update from LIM


By Angelica Larios

International Correspondent

Mexico City, Mexico



Project Management Update from Leadership Institute Meeting (LIM-2020)

Past May 9th it took place the first PMI Latin American Leadership Institute meeting (LIM) in a virtual fashion. With the participation of Sunil Prashara, President and CEO of PMI, Roberto Toledo, member of the BOD and Ricardo Triana, Managing Director Latin America and with the presence of representatives of chapters for the Region 13 of PMI.

Interesting news were broadcast that day and making reality the fact that leadership institute can continue despite the crisis and challenges presented by COVID-19.

Sunil presented the great news about the outcoming certifications right from the comfort of your home and not losing sight of the restrictions and high security to keep the high level and value of all PMI’s certifications. Also, virtual resource HUB was announced.

Another interesting concept discussed was the “5-75” vision that invites and emphasizes the benefits and use of methodologies and frames that PMI possesses to all ages and stages in life. This represents a great opportunity to expand knowledge and offers also career paths and keeps people updated no matter their age.


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How to cite this report: Larios, A. (2020). Project Management Update from LIM: report, PM World Journal, Vol. IX, Issue IX, September.  Available online at https://pmworldlibrary.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/pmwj97-Sep2020-Larios-Latam-project-management-report-.pdf



About the Author

Angelica Larios

Mexico City, Mexico


Angelica Larios, MBA, PMP, is a project manager with more than 20 years of experience in implementing software projects related to business intelligence, planning and budgeting, and financial consolidation solutions based on software applications to support the business decision process. She is the owner of ALACONTEC, an I.T. consulting company founded in Latin America. She has held several professional positions in private and public organizations, such as the Health Ministry in Mexico as I.T. director, and as a business manager for several firms in Mexico.

She holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in computer science from National University of Mexico (UNAM) in addition to her studies in project management and her Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification, which have helped her to consolidate her career and have a better understanding of what businesses and projects need nowadays. She is a doctoral student in strategic leadership at Regent University, VA, USA; she is a PMI volunteer since 2007 starting in the local Mexico chapter, being Past President and and currently serves on the Board Volunteer Advisory Committee (BVAC) that supports the PMI Board of Directors (2016–2018).

Angelica can be contacted at angelica.larios@gmail.com

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