A. On PMI membership
PMI, Project Management Institute is the world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession. Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research.
PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools, academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities.
As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives.
For more details, please visit http://www.pmi.org/About-Us.aspx
In a word, dedication. PMI membership signifies that you are serious about your project management career and your professional development. It highlights this dedication to employers, colleagues and stakeholders, giving you an edge in the job market. It also provides you with access to valuable knowledge; networks and resources that help you improve and advance.
PMI Membership makes a difference. For more details, please visit http://www.pmi.org/membership/membership-benefits-of-membership.aspx
There are different types of memberships available, the main ones are, Individual Member, Student Member and Retiree Member, please visit http://www.pmi.org/membership/membership-types-of-memberships.aspx
For more details, please visit http://www.pmi.org/membership/become-a-member.aspx
B. On PMIMY Membership
2. What are the benefits of becoming PMI Malaysia Chapter member?
Here are some of the benefits:
- Networking: One of the main advantages to joining PMI is to meet with other PMs across a broad cross section of industries and to share experiences etc.
- Events: PMI Malaysia runs a number of events each year. These events are open to all but at highly concessional rates to members of the PMI Malaysia chapter.
- PM Publications: PMI members receive a monthly publication 'PM Network' as well as other publications.
C. On PMIMY Chapter Activities
PMI Malaysia Chapter generally meets once a month through some regular activities like evening talks, annual general body meeting, membership night and the annual international project management symposium.
There are two (2) ways to register for an event. Either through our website or contact us. For more details, please visit www.pmi.org.my
D. On PMI Certifications
In an increasingly projectized world, PMI professional certification ensures that you are ready to meet the demands of projects and employers across the globe. Developed by practitioners for practitioners, our certifications are based on rigorous standards and ongoing research to meet the real-world needs of organizations. With a PMI certification behind your name, you can work in virtually any industry, anywhere in the world, and with any project management methodology. Wherever you are in your career, we have a certification for you.
There are many certifications like PMP®, PgMP® PfMP® CAPM® PMI-PBA® PMI-ACP® PMI-RMP® and PMI-SP® and please refer to below link for further information. http://www.pmi.org/certification.aspx
PMI Global offers the Certification. For further information, please visit http://www.pmi.org/certification.aspx
There are classes and study groups in the local area, provided by educational organizations, employers. For more information, contact the Director for Professional Development @ PMIMY chapter.
In addition, we recommend you to visit PMI’s website on the Registered Education Provider (REP) for information on the PMI related education providers. http://www.pmi.org/Learning/rep-registered-education-providers.aspx
To get the list of REPs in Malaysia, kindly visit and refine the search by choosing Malaysia as the Country. https://ccrs.pmi.org/search/providers
Please visit the additional FAQs from our PMI website on the certification program. http://www.pmi.org/certification/faq.aspx
E. On Professional Development Units (PDUs)
There are many ways to earn PDUs. The local PMI chapter provides a number of these including Membership evening talks and many volunteer opportunities within the chapter. PDUs earned through:
a. Education – academic, face-to-face, online training or courses by REPs, self-learning, digital media and informal learning.
b. Organization meetings - Meetings, activities and local events related to the profession Typically limited to 1–2 PDUs
c. Work as a practitioner or by creating content relating to Project management, Giving a presentation or sharing the knowledge with others
d. By volunteering service For more information, please visit http://www.pmi.org/certification/earn-pdus.aspx
PDUs can be recorded online through PMI website https://ccrs.pmi.org/claim
Use https://ccrs.pmi.org/claim/new/Work as a professional on project management in PMI website.