RefineM’s Microsoft Project Essentials course is designed to introduce you to basic elements of Microsoft Project. This course consists of two sessions and provides an overview of what you need to begin creating and tracking projects. Topics include navigating the interface, working with project views, creating and updating tasks, performing resource management, and finalizing the project schedule.
CPRIME (a PMI Global Authorized Training Partner), is offering this course to the PMI KC Mid America Chapter patrons at a significantly reduced cost. If you are considering taking the PMI ACP Certification Exam, do not miss this amazing opportunity!
Conflict Management: How to Disagree without the Drama
Conflict can derail projects, relationships, and personal and organizational growth.
Learning how to manage conflict effectively can promote constructive debate
and become a value-adding asset for any organization.
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.
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Members in Spotlight
5 Years of Membership Anniversary
- Mubeen Mohammed, PMP
- Mary Cooper, PMP
- Dereck Irminger, PMP
- Julie Kihneman-Wooten, PMP,PMI-ACP
- Laurie Woychick
- Wayne Brookshire, PMP
- Mary Pierce, PMP
- Dana Yutz, PMP
- Wayne Nitzschner, PMP
- Aaron Wimer, PMP
- Jim Medford
Renewing Members This Month
- Jebi Miller, PMP
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.
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
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.