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Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.


Applying is easy.


You do not have to be a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) to become a member. All you have to do is complete a membership application and pay the annual dues. Application for membership can be made either online or via mail.


As a part of the global PMI community, you will stand with more than 700,000 members, credential holders, and volunteers in more than 88 countries. As the leading membership association for the project management profession, PMI offers powerful tools, exclusive services, and information and networking opportunities to further your career.


PMI's worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by their globally-recognized standards and credentials, extensive research program, and professional development opportunities. PMI advances the  profession through its global standards and credentials, collaborative chapters and virtual communities and academic research.


PMI is the only project management organization that has a dedicated research arm. In the last decade, PMI has invested over US$18 million in project management research.


 Membership in PMI demonstrates to your peers that you are:

  • -Dedicated to best practices and results
  • -Enthusiastic about quality, productivity and return on investment
  • -Serious about your own professional and personal development
  • -Committed to ethical business practices

For more information on PMI Member benefits click here (this page is on the PMI Global website).

To join PMI, click on the below link and follow the links for the appropriate type of membership (Individual, Student or Retiree). Once you have added the Membership to your cart, if you wish to join this local PMI Chapter, select the Rio Grande Chapter by browsing the communities through the link in that cart item. Click here to join or renew your membership (this page is on the PMI Global website). You must be a PMI member to join a local chapter.

REMINDER: There is an additional fee required to join local chapters.

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PMI has 274 chartered and potential chapters that are the “face” of PMI in over 75 countries. These chapters are led by approximately 3,450 dedicated volunteers holding board positions and other levels of support. At the same time you join PMI, you can join one or more local PMI Chapters to get involved where you live.

The Local PMI Chapter in Albquerque, New Mexico is the Rio Grande Chapter (PMIRGC). By becoming a member of PMIRGC, you will build relationships, improve your skills, gain access to the most up-to-date knowledge and learn from some of the best in the field in your local area.

Click here to learn more about PMIRGC.               Click here for registration information.

Ethics in Project Management

In today’s business climate, acting and behaving ethically is more important than ever. Project professionals face unique challenges as they navigate political and social dynamics both inside and outside their organizations. It may not always be clear how you should act when faced with an ethical dilemma.

PMI believes in the importance of ethical behavior in the field of project management. That’s why we propmivide resources to help you consider your situation and to use your best ethical judgment.

Click here for more information.

At the January 2015 PMI Rio Grande Chapter meeting on the 21st, the chapter celebrated the 500th member to join!



Pictured left to right:  Peter Barron, VP Membership; Roke Muna, PMIRGC 500th Member; Sally Trigg, President, PMIRGC

Want to join us? Contact Peter, VP Membership.

On January 21, Rio Grande Chapter of Project Management Institute celebrated a major milestone when it welcomed its 500th member, Roke Muna, during the monthly PMIRGC dinner meeting at Sandia Resort and Casino. Since its founding in 1985, PMIRGC has steadily grown as project managers have recognized the value of its programs and networking. This growth has accelerated in the last few years as the chapter added new events and programs focused on fulfilling local project managers’ needs for education, employment, networking, and support.

There are many benefits of PMI membership including the option to join our chapter or one of the many other chapters around the world.

As a PMI member, you receive many valuable benefits that help to promote your professional career development. These benefits include access to members-only services as well as discounts on many of PMI's valuable products (see below). For more details visit the Project Management Institute web site.


Members-only Services/Discounts

PMI Member Benefits Information



There are many ways for members to enjoy their PMI membership. Through PMI-sponsored insurance and credit card programs, members have access to well-known organizations who offer PMI members additional savings and benefits.

These exciting benefits are currently available to PMI members in the United States. Members can learn more about these programs by visiting the Benefits of Membership page on PMI.org.

Are you looking for work but still want to maintain your PMI membership?

During these tough economic times, this comes as a reminder that PMI has always offered a 1-Year Hardship Membership FREE of charge for anyone who is unemployed.

To qualify you must be a paying member for a minimum of 3 years.

Details about this program are located on the back of the renewal invoice, PMI Headquarters Customer Service Department at 610-356-4600 or send an e-mail to membership.services@pmi.org



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