August 2020 Online Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:30 AM

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August 2020 Online Chapter Meeting

08-18-2020 11:30 am -12:45 pm
Online Payment Only

 – Managing Client Relationships: Start to Finish

Synopsis - Dale Partners Architects is a full-service architectural firm working nationwide. With offices in Jackson and Biloxi MS, Dale Partners has over 36 years of experience and almost 100 design awards including a "Top Design Firm" distinction. During this month's session, Jason will speak on managing client relationships based on his experiences.

Location - Online Webcast

Date:  Tuesday 8/18/2020

Time:  11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Online Payment Only - You will be emailed your attendee information after registration.

All proceeds for this event will go towards supporting Ronald McDonald Charites Mississippi.


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PMI Mid-South PDD Regional Event

09-15-2020 8:00 am - 09-17-2020 5:00 am


PMI Mid-South Planning & Development Day Regional Event

This three-day virtual event will be held September 15-17, 2020 (9:00AM-4:00PM CDT/10:00-5:00PM EDT).  This year, due to the pandemic, chapter leaders from across the mid-south have joined forces to bring you this first-of-its-kind event which includes collaboration from PMI Chapters in Central Alabama, Central Mississippi, Chattanooga, Memphis, Nashville, North Alabama, and South Alabama.

The theme for the event is “Business Agility, Resiliency, and Bouncing Back,” and the schedule will provide access to 15+ PDUs, sessions will cover popular topics in project management, and opportunities to improve your skills. Speaker information will be posted on the website as they each are confirmed. Since the event is virtual, you will now be available to attend the event from the safety of your home or office. In addition, if you are unable to view the event live, on-demand access to the recordings will be available after the live event.

Please click on the event title above for additional information regarding this event.


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

Membership Statistics

Total Members 226
New Members This Year 30
PMP® Members 138
CAPM® Members 3
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 0
PMI-ACP® Members 4
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 85
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 222
Student Members 3
Other Members 1
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  • Josiah Normand, PMP,PMI-ACP

  • Bobbie Simon

  • Rebecca Hunt
  • Cindy Deaton, PMP
  • Timothy Prater, CAPM
  • Ernest Rufus, PMP
  • James Speights, PMP
  • Timothy Stephenson
  • Shannon Campbell, PMP
  • Martin Dunn, PMP
  • Debra Spell, PMP
  • Teresa Karnes, PMP
  • Melinda Simmons, PMP
  • Brandi Vance, PMP
  • Forrest Collier, PMP

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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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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.


International Institute for Learning, Inc.
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High Expectations International LLC
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Entergy Corporation
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Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company
Cornerstone Consulting Group