PMI Columbus GA Chapter

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Chapter Information

How often does the local PMI chapter meet? 

The PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter usually meets the second Thursday of each month. Networking opportunity starts at 11:30 a.m., with the meeting beginning at noon. Check our event page for upcoming meetings.

I’m not getting emails from PMI Columbus, Ga. What should I do? 

When checking for emails from PMI Columbus, Ga, first review your profile on PMI.org. The PMI Columbus, Ga website/server pulls information directly from pmi.org on a regular basis. Once that email address is updated, your email with PMI Columbus, Ga will also be updated.  

If that does not work, send an email inquiry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and let us know the problems that you're expiriening. We will get with you as soon as we can.

Also, consider following us on social media via Facebook,LinkedIn, or Twitter or subscribe to our newsletter.

Membership Information

How do I apply for PMI membership? 

Membership in PMI does not require PMP Certification. By joining PMI you agree to adhere to the PMI Member Code of Ethics. Complete the membership application available in the become a member page. Annual dues are $129.00 plus $10 application fee for new members ($32.00 for students, $65.00 for retirees) and a chapter annual fee of $25.00.  Chapter members receive discounted fees when registering for chapter sponsored events. If you are already a member of Global PMI, you can become a member of the local PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter. Join or renew chapter membership here.

How can I transfer membership from another chapter? 

Membership can be transferred between chapters without additional cost to the PMI member. Members can either:

  1. Call PMI customer care number (610) 356-4600 and follow the prompts for membership services. The PMI customer care person can transfer membership to the new chapter, OR
  2. Send an e-mail request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Be sure to send using the e-mail address which is associated with your PMI profile.

Do I have to be a member of PMI in order to be a member of PMI Columbus, Ga chapter? 

Yes. Membership in PMI is required in order to be a member of the PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter. Visit our become a member page for more information or contact or VP of Membership.

Are there any group billing options? 

Yes. Organizations with 15 or more individuals looking to apply for PMI membership can save time and money with the group billing plan. Click here for more information.

Are there any group student options? 

Yes. Enables universities to purchase group student membership for their students. Click here for more information

PDUs

How do I claim PDUs for Lunch or Dinner meetings and other Chapter Events? 

PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter reports PDUs for all chapter members who attend our events provided they check in. They can also self-report with the information provided here.

PMP

How can I prepare for the PMP exam? 

PMI Columbus, Ga schedules a PMP Prep class in the yearly basis that is open for members and non-members. For more information or to be put on the interest list, contact the VP of Professional Development.

How do I download PMBOK 6th Edition? 

PMI members save 50% when purchasing the PMBOK for download. To download the PMBOK® Guide-Sixth Edition, click here. When you download or print the PMBOK® Guide from PMI.org, it is marked with your username and member ID, and it is secured with your PMI.org password. This means the file is licensed to you for your personal use only. If you print the file, it will be identified with a notice that says, "Licensed to (first name, last name, PMI member ID). This copy is a PMI Member Benefit, not for distribution, sale or reproduction." The file is easily opened during and after download using your PMI.org password. 

Professional Development

Can I attend a chapter meeting without being a PMI member or Project Manager? 

The PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter welcomes PMI members and guests to our events. You don't require to be a practicing project manager to attend meetings or join the organization.

Sponsorship

How can my company sponsor a chapter event or become an annual sponsor? 

We welcome your help and would love to speak to you regarding event or annual sponsorship. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for additional information on sponsorship opportunities and benefits.

Volunteering

How can I become involved in the PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter? Interested in volunteering and earning PDUs? visit our get involved page and check our current openings or contact our President Elect for more information.

I would like to speak at a PMI Columbus, Ga Chapter meeting or workshop, who do I contact? Members can earn PDUs for developing and presenting on a project management-related topics. If you’re interested in presenting at our chapter events please complete the following speaker application form and we'll get back with you soon.