Upcoming Events

23
Sep
2020

Getting Under the Hood of the PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition Part 4: Tailoring to the Needs of the Project

09-23-2020 1:00 pm -2:00 pm
Free to Members
Getting Under the Hood of the PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition Part 4: Tailoring to the Needs of the Project

Registration often fills up well in advance, so register early if interested.

Our "Getting Under the Hood" series continues with a webinar that will go deeper into tailoring section of the PMBOK® Guide - Seventh Edition. Join us to explore considerations for tailoring to better suit the deliverables, organization and project needs. While the tailoring of an approach to a project was covered in various parts of the previous edition of the PMBOK® Guide, it is now more fully developed in the guide portion of the seventh edition. In this session, you will be introduced to a tailoring framework that you can adapt to evaluate what and when to tailor.

***Please note this webinar is for informational purpose

24
Sep
2020

Member Orientation

09-24-2020 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Members Only
Member Orientation

This event is focused on welcoming our new members.  If you are a new member, or a current member looking to learn more about the chapter and getting involved, then this event is for you.  There is no charge to attend, but the event is only open to members of the Midlands Chapter.

We will discuss a brief history of the chapter, introduce the members of the Board, discuss volunteer opportunities, and have an open discussion about your goals in being member of the chapter.  We want to support all of our members in their personal and professional goals, so be ready to share a little about yourself.

This is a remote meeting being hosted via Zoom, and the link will be provided on the day of the event to those who are registered.

Please login to register for this event

01
Oct
2020

How to Create Time to Study for Professional Certifications Despite a Busy Schedule

10-01-2020 2:30 pm -3:30 pm
Free to Members
How to Create Time to Study for Professional Certifications Despite a Busy Schedule

Registration often fills up well in advance, so register early if interested.

As professionals, career development is top of mind, Oftentimes, career goals are set at the beginning of each year or during the year. Having professional certifications are sometimes part of our career goals because certifications show credibility and prove our knowledge in the industry.

However, with busy schedules and so many things vying for our time, it could be difficult to find time to prepare, study and pass the certification exams. Thus not able to achieve the career goal set. This is a huge challenge especially for Project Professionals.

Grow Your Skills

It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 545
New Members This Year 74
PMP® Members 329
CAPM® Members 15
PgMP® Members 1
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 2
PMI-ACP® Members 15
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 198
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 533
Student Members 7
Other Members 5
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Members in Spotlight

  • Andrew Castro
  • Skye Robinson Barnes
  • Todd Flanery

  • Malcolm Wilson, PMP,CAPM

  • Malcolm Wilson, PMP,CAPM
  • Clyde Harris, PMP

  • Camille Shaw, PMP
  • Carter Edmonds, PMP
  • Chelsea D'alessandro
  • Dionne Fleshman, PMP
  • Gina Leach, PMP,CAPM
  • Kristie Cooper
  • Latisha Johnson
  • Matt McDonald, PMP
  • Meg Garcia, PMP
  • Megan Statler, PMP
  • Michael Corbett, PMP
  • Michael Niermeier, PMP
  • Robert Cain, PMP,PMI-ACP
  • Samuel Gustafson
  • Steven Black
  • Tiffany Foxworth, PMP

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. Our chapter proudly serves all the local and national professionals in the space of Project Management. We currently have thousands of members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

Get Involved

Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.