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Welcome to the PMI Palmetto Chapter

Serving the Project Community 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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Events

Events

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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Relevant topics and content presented by knowledgeable experts. Watch from anywhere at your convenience.

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Build your network and gain insider connections at companies in your area who can help you find new opportunities.

Palmetto Chapter Presents the 2021 Symposium

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2021 Symposium - Leading with Resilience

The 2021 Symposium is almost here.  The theme this year is Leading with Resilience. This will be the first time that this event is virtual and the chapter selected a partner who will provide a great experience for our attendees, speakers and sponsors.  

Click HERE for more information on this year's symposium.

Countdown to 2021 Symposium

Upcoming Events

02
Mar
2021

Spring 2021 PMBOK Study Group

03-02-2021 6:00 pm - 05-25-2021 8:00 pm
Free

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

You must register to participate in the Study Group.

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 www.pmi.org
  • 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 EditionAs a member of PMI, you can download a soft copy of the PMBoK Guide 6th Edition, which is free online for PMI members, or you can purchase a hard copy—50% discount on PMBOK 6th edition and the Agile Practice Guide when purchased from PMI as a bundle.  https://www.pmi.org/pmbok-guide-standards/foundational/pmbok/sixth-edition  or from Amazon

·       Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep 10th Editionwww.rmcls.com ~$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.
18
Mar
2021

PMI Palmetto Chapter March 2021 Meeting

03-18-2021 5:45 pm -7:15 pm
$5.00

Due to COVID-19 all chapter meetings in 2021 will continue to be virtual.

Speaker and Topic TBA

 

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

23
Mar
2021

2021 Symposium

03-23-2021 7:30 am -5:00 am
Sign in for Member Discount.

The 2021 Symposium is scheduled for March 23, 2021 and will be a virtual event.

Details on the Symposium can be found at the links for Symposium at the top of the website.  Speaker information is here.

The event will be recorded and will be available to attendees for two weeks after the Symposium.  Attendees who watch the recording and complete the survey (to be emailed on the day of the event) will receive PDUs.

Registration Information:

Registration open now through 3/21/21

Early bird discount available until 3/9/21

For individuals, select the link to Register (Individual) and complete the registration form.  Members need to log in to register to receive their member discount.

For groups, select the link to Register (Group).  The registration form is for groups of ten or more. Group registrations also qualify for the member discount. Please contactVP of Communications if you need assistance with a larger group size. 

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 637
New Members This Year 21
PMP® Members 413
CAPM® Members 11
PgMP® Members 3
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 2
PMI-ACP® Members 16
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 3
Members with no Certification 209

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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 vp.education@pmipalmetto.org

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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