Corporate Outreach Value Proposition

The Corporate Outreach is one of the eight portfolios within the PMI South Africa Chapter that caters for our members needs as well as supporting their unique requests.

The Corporate Outreach portfolio is an integral part of the PMI South Africa Chapter, dedicated to serving the needs of our members and supporting their specific requests. As one of the eight portfolios within the chapter, Corporate Outreach focuses on building relationships and engaging with corporate organizations to provide tailored services and support.

Our aim is to understand the requirements and expectations of our members within the corporate sector. We collaborate closely with companies to address their project management needs and offer valuable resources and opportunities. Through this portfolio, we strive to create a mutually beneficial partnership between the PMI South Africa Chapter and corporate organizations.


Corporate Outreach is committed to delivering services that cater to the unique requirements of our members in the corporate world. We actively listen to their feedback and requests, ensuring that our initiatives and programs align with their professional goals and aspirations.

Whether it's organizing corporate training programs, facilitating networking events, or providing access to industry resources, Corporate Outreach seeks to meet the diverse needs of our members. We aim to foster a strong and supportive community within the corporate sector, promoting the value and benefits of project management.

By actively engaging with our corporate members and responding to their specific needs, the Corporate Outreach portfolio contributes to the overall success and growth of the PMI South Africa Chapter.

The portfolio operates through three strategic levers, which are:

  1. Collaboration/Partnership: We actively seek opportunities to collaborate and form partnerships with various stakeholders. By working together, we can achieve shared goals and promote the advancement of project management. Collaboration and partnerships allow for the exchange of knowledge, resources, and expertise, fostering innovation and growth within our Chapter and the broader project management community.

  2. Sponsorship: Sponsorship plays a vital role in supporting our initiatives and programs. Through sponsorships, we secure the necessary resources and funding to deliver valuable benefits to our members. These sponsorships enable us to provide educational opportunities, networking events, and professional development resources, enhancing the overall value and experience for our members.

  3. Capacity Development: We prioritize the development of skills and capabilities within our membership base. Through capacity development initiatives, such as training programs, workshops, and knowledge-sharing platforms, we empower our members to enhance their project management competencies and excel in their professional endeavors. By investing in their growth, we contribute to the overall advancement of project management excellence.

These strategic levers serve as the foundation for our portfolio's activities, enabling us to foster collaboration, secure sponsorships, and facilitate capacity development within our Chapter. By leveraging these levers effectively, we strive to create a thriving project management community that benefits our members and supports the broader goals of the PMI South Africa Chapter.


The process flow we are following:


Benefits of Collaboration

Collaboration offers numerous benefits to our Chapter members and supports the advancement of project management in South Africa. Here are some key advantages:

  1. Individual growth: Collaboration provides opportunities for individual growth and development. Through collaborative efforts, Chapter members can expand their knowledge, skills, and expertise in project management. This contributes to their professional growth and enhances their career prospects.

  2. Professional skills development: Collaboration enables Chapter members to develop their professional skills in alignment with the PMI Talent Triangle™. By working together with diverse stakeholders, members can acquire and refine essential skills in project management, leadership, and strategic and business management.

  3. Network building: Collaboration offers an excellent platform for networking and relationship-building. Chapter members have the opportunity to connect and engage with a wide range of professionals, including experts, peers, and potential mentors. Building a strong network enhances professional connections, fosters knowledge sharing, and opens doors to new opportunities.

  4. Skills and competencies in project management: Collaboration exposes Chapter members to diverse perspectives, experiences, and approaches in project management. By working together with different stakeholders, members can enhance their skills and competencies, gain exposure to different methodologies, and stay updated with industry best practices.

  5. Access to knowledge and trends: Collaboration provides access to a wealth of knowledge and information. Through partnerships and collaborative initiatives, Chapter members gain access to valuable resources, research findings, case studies, and insights into current trends and emerging practices in project management. This access to knowledge keeps members informed and helps them stay at the forefront of the field.

  6. Support for project management advancement: Collaboration plays a vital role in supporting the overall advancement of project management in South Africa. By working together with stakeholders, the Chapter can drive initiatives, share expertise, and contribute to the growth and recognition of the project management profession within the country.

Overall, collaboration brings significant benefits to Chapter members, ranging from personal growth and professional development to expanded networks, access to knowledge, and support for the advancement of project management in South Africa.