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Upcoming Events

09
Dec
2020

Annual Membership Meeting Online

12-09-2020 7:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

Annual Membership Meeting

PMI Southern Maryland Chapter members are encouraged to attend our online annual membership meeting on Wednesday, December 9, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  

Registration Cut-off Date: December 8, 10 am.

Chapter members will receive an update about chapter activities in 2020 and upcoming events for 2021.

1 PDU

15
Dec
2020

December 15 2020 Online Event

12-15-2020 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
$10 PMI SoMD members; $13 non-members

Join Us for our December 15, 2020, Online Event

Registration Cut-off Date: December 14 10 am

Topic: The Egyptians: The First Recorded Project Managers

Speaker: Sanford Holman

Overview: 

The Ancient Egyptian project managers had to deal with scope, cost and time just like modern day project managers. The presentation will shed new light on some historical misconceptions and mysteries. The presentation and following discussion of information drawn through a hieroglyphics lens should reaffirm the work that underpins the PMBOK.

Meeting Date and Time:

Tuesday, December 15, 2020, from 7 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $10 PMI Southern Maryland Chapter Members; $13 Non-Members

PDUs: 1

Log-in information about this online meeting will be emailed to registrants in advance.

Cancellation Policy 

12
Jan
2021

January 12 2021 Online Event

01-12-2021 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
$10 PMI SoMD members; $13 non-members

Join Us for our January 12, 2021, Online Event

Registration Cut-off Date: January 11 10 am

Topic: Welcome to Disciplined Agile

Speaker: Alan Zucker

Overview: 

Agile is changing the way we manage all projects. Agile projects are more successful and have higher customer satisfaction rates than traditional projects. It can also be used to deliver anything from non-profit programs to large, complicated cyber-physical products.

The Project Management Institute acquired the Disciplined Agile (DA) toolkit to provide its members with credible new capabilities and certifications that will make them even more valuable in the marketplace. DA recognizes that every team, project, and organization operate within their own context.

Disciplined Agile provides a pragmatic approach that recognizes that making informed choices is good. The fundamental advice is to start where you are, do the best you can—given the situation that you face—and always try to get better.

In this presentation, Alan Zucker explains the value of agile and the benefits of Disciplined Agile. Through this conversation, participants will understand how DA fits into their context, its practical applications, and how they can become part of this new and exciting movement.

Meeting Date and Time:

Tuesday, January 12, 2021, from 7 - 8:30 pm

Cost: $10 PMI Southern Maryland Chapter Members; $13 Non-Members

PDUs: 1

Log-in information about this online meeting will be emailed to registrants in advance.

Cancellation Policy 

Agile Series Online Education

Last year, PMI Southern Maryland Chapter (PMISOMD) and the University of Maryland Project Management Center of Excellence (UMD PM COE) co-hosted the Agile Project Management Series with a series of five Agile Project Management meetings in Prince George's County, and five meetings in St. Mary's County. The 50 PDU program was widely successful. Now, the UMD PM COE has created an online Agile Project Management Series on EdX! They offer both a free version of the training and a paid version that provides unlimited access and an Agile Project Management Professional Certificate online. Over 500,000 people worldwide have registered!

Membership Statistics

Total Members 893
New Members This Year 138
PMP® Members 560
CAPM® Members 16
PgMP® Members 1
PMI-SP® Members 3
PMI-RMP® Members 11
PMI-ACP® Members 23
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 1
Members with no Certification 313
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 861
Student Members 25
Other Members 7
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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Vision, Mission & Objectives

The PMI Southern Maryland Chapter will be recognized as a dynamic leading-edge organization comprised of dedicated project management professionals who are committed to serving the business and educational community of Southern Maryland through the advancement of Project Management knowledge.

Military Outreach

Our Military Outreach program is a targeted effort to create awareness of multiple programs that offer reduced costs or authorized use of benefits specifically for active, former, and retired members of the military to support Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, the credential widely recognized by both business and government for its credibility and value in contributing to an organization’s mission success. PMI SoMD’s interest in Military Outreach is simple - to help our fellow veterans. Our Military Outreach Committee consists of retired Navy and Marine Corps veterans, all PMPs, who have experienced the value of our PMP certifications and want to help others enjoy these benefits by sharing information on programs available to assist veterans in preparation for or during transition, or to enhance current skills sets and qualifications. We look forward to assisting you in pursuing your goals and objectives.

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

PMI Southern Maryland Chapter welcomes proposals from 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 events provide Professional Development Units (PDUs) so attendees can maintain their certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

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