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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Serving the Project Economy in the Upstate for 35 years.

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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Helping Transform the Project Economy in the Upstate.

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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Providing Networking to the Project Economy in the Upstate.

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Improve your skills by attending chapter meet-ups and special guest talks where you can learn how to approach new challenges from people who have faced similar obstacles in the past.

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Make connections with people like you who are driving the field of project management forward

— from those just starting out to those at the top of their careers.

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Upcoming Events


PMI Palmetto Chapter August 2020 Meeting

08-20-2020 5:45 pm -7:15 pm

Due to COVID-19 all chapter meetings in 2020 will be virtual.

Our presenter is Brandon Conrad from MatchWare Inc.

Mind Mapping

Tired of sticky notes and whiteboard sessions? Join us for the monthly dinner meeting how Mind Mapping can improve how you capture and organize requirements.

NOTE:  Fee for event is $5.  Members can receive a discount of $5 by logging in to prior to registration.


Fall 2020 PMBOK Study Group

08-25-2020 6:00 pm - 11-10-2020 8:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this event will be held virtually.

You must register to participate in the Study Group.

We will strive to meet face to face for the first session if restrictions are relaxed (details to follow).

Registrants will be sent a link to the web meeting along with details for required preparation work for the first session approximately two weeks prior to the start of the sessions.

This is a student led, facilitator guided, study event that will be held virtually via the GoToMeeting platform on Tuesdays from 6-8 PM. This is a FREE study event for current members of the PMI Palmetto Chapter:

  • Participants must be a PMI and a Palmetto Chapter member
  • You may join both PMI and the local Palmetto Chapter at
  • Initial PMI membership fee is $139/year, Chapter membership is $30/year, both paid via PMI
  • Each student should obtain a CURRENT copy of the study materials prior to the first session.  The Rita Mulcahy PMP Exam Prep should be ordered about four (4) weeks prior to start of class.

·       PMBoK Guide 6th Edition—Download free PDF from PMI or hard copy ~$60 on Amazon

·       Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep 9th ~$100 w/shipping

  • Preparation work (some reading) is required that should be completed prior to the start of the first session.  Details of the prep work will be sent along with the link to the web meeting approximately two weeks prior to the start of the first session.

Tools of the Trade - August 27, 2020

08-27-2020 5:45 pm -7:30 pm

Earn up to 1.5 PDUs at this FREE course: 

Tools of the Trade!

Due to Covid-19 all Tools of the Trade in 2020 will be held virtually.

Title: Microsoft Teams Best Practices and Tips While Working Remote

Presenter:  Kat Snizaski from ibT

Topic:  Kat will be sharing lessons learned and best practices in this new remote virtual working environment while using Microsoft Teams.  She will be facilitating a positive conversation about challenges and inevitable change.

Sorry, the event is now full and we could not accept more registration

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 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 high in demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sought after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

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.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 691
New Members This Year 102
PMP® Members 426
CAPM® Members 9
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 3
PMI-ACP® Members 17
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 3
Members with no Certification 253

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Tools of the Trade

TotT is an interactive group. The purpose of this event is to discuss and share current methods that different project managers use to manage projects.  Topics for TotT review and discuss several of the PMBOK methodologies and unique tools that are used by project managers. This may include software and other tools.  If you would like to bring a topic to the TotT, please contact

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.

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