PMI Global Membership Benefits
Earning any of the Project Management Institute's® certifications demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of project management principles and concepts to employers, team members, peers, and stakeholders. As a PMI member, you will benefit from discounted certification examination fees and have the opportunity to take advantage of preparation materials and courses offered through PMI's component organizations.
Education and Training
Enhance your project management knowledge. Increase your skills, prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification Examination, or earn valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining your PMP Certification. PMI members can take advantage of these opportunities at discounted rates through the PMI SeminarsWorld™ Program and the new e-Symposia, PMI's virtual seminars. For additional educational opportunities, search the online database of PMI recognized Registered Education Providers and the online list of academic institutions offering degrees in project management.
Knowledge and Wisdom Center
PMI members receive significant discounts on relevant, reliable, and timely information on the practice and profession of project management through the PMI® James R. Snyder Center for Project Management Knowledge & Wisdom. Information is accessed via reference/research and current awareness services, which utilize resources such as literature search services and Internet search engines, to provide answers to project management related questions. Document delivery/reprint services are also available and provide copies of articles from PMI periodical literature upon request.
Members receive subscriptions to PMI's periodical publications. Take advantage of the wealth of information sent to you in the monthly issues of PM Network®, PMI's sought-after professional magazine; quarterly issues of the Project Management Journal®; and PMI Today®. Members also receive discounts on professional books, training tools and resources available through PMI's online bookstore.
Bluegrass Chapter Member Benefits
The Kentucky Bluegrass Chapter provides a variety of products and services for our local members. These include the following:
Network of Project Management Professionals
PMI Bluegrass is made up of project management professionals from many different organizations. Our members have years of project management expertise across numerous industries. Networking with others provides an opportunity to share best practices and ideas.
Monthly Lexington Luncheon Meetings
PMI Bluegrass conducts Downtown Lexington lunch meetings typically on the fourth Thursday of every month. Generally, we have a professional project manager speaking on specific topics. See the events calendar for more information on upcoming lunch meetings.
Quarterly Meetings at Alternate Times and Locations
The Bluegrass Chapter conducts a variety of meeting times and locations to attempt to accommodate the varied schedules of our members. Generally, we have a professional project manager speaking on specific topics. See the Chapter calendar for more information on upcoming local and regional meetings.
PMI Bluegrass Monthly Newsletter
PMI Bluegrass members receive the Bluegrass Baseline, a monthly newsletter which communicates valuable chapter information. The newsletter generally includes a message from the president, monthly meeting agenda, membership updates, key articles on project management topics, etc. See the Publications/Newsletters area of our website for more information.
Other benefits of a chapter membership include:
- Officer Elections and Volunteer Opportunities
- Job Postings & Announcements
- Resume Posting
- PMP Study Groups
- Regional Events with other Chapters