Project Management Institute (PMI®)
“Making project management indispensible for business results®”
With 439,910 members worldwide (as of 31 August 2013), the Project Management Institute (PMI) is one of the largest professional associations worldwide.
PMI membership opens access to many free materials:
|Certification handbooks||Free for all||http://www.pmi.org/certifications/types|
|PMBOK® Guide||Free for members||http://www.pmi.org/pmbok-guide-standards/foundational/pmbok|
|Other standards||Free for members||http://www.pmi.org/pmbok-guide-standards/foundational|
|Articles, scholarly papers, templates||Free for members||www.pmi.org/learning|
|-PMI Today||Members only||http://www.pmi.org/learning/publications/pmi-today|
|-PM Network||Members only||http://www.pmi.org/learning/publications/pm-network|
|-Project Management Journal||Members only||http://www.pmi.org/learning/publications/project-management-journal|
Leadership Institute Meetings (LIMs)―here, PMI insiders meet and listen to information about decisions, changes, and details on membership, certification, standardization, and much more.
PMI Southern Germany Chapter e.V.
PMI Southern Germany Chapter e.V. (formerly PMI Munich Chapter e.V.) is the regional subsidiary of Project Management Institute (PMI) for the Southern German region. It was founded in 1998 and is further divided into Local Groups, such as in Stuttgart and Nuremberg. Apart from chapter meetings and congresses, PMI SGC also organizes English-speaking roundtables, offers help to job seekers among the members, and a lot more.
A PMI Southern Germany Chapter Membership in addition to PMI membership is highly recommended to whomever living in the area and wishing to connect to others from the project management field.
I have been a member of the chapter since the year of its founding and have served as Component Officer from 2002 to 2004 and again from 2006 to today.
Please see my PMI Volunteer History.
I am direct contact person for all questions related to certification and am available for all other questions that our over 1,000 members are concerned with.
Please contact me at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org with these questions.
Links to PMI Munich Chapter's social media presences (partially in English):
- Linkedin: PMI®, PMP®, PMBOK® Guide - Alles über Projektmanagement
- Google+: PMI Southern Germany Chapter e.V.
- Twitter: PMI_S_Germany
For real life meetings and events, everyone who is interested can register on PMI Southern Germany Chapter's website in section Events (subject to availability).