Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI is the world’s leading not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession, with more than half a million members and credential holders in 185 countries. PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is supported by their globally-recognized standards and credentials, their extensive research program, and their professional
development opportunities. PMI’s worldwide advocacy makes them the global thought leader in this strategic organizational competency.
The PMI organization administers various Project Management certification programs, delivers international and regional seminars, provides geographical membership services through its chapters, and provides industry level services through Specific Interest Groups (SIGs). Additional information about these services can be found on PMI's website.
California Central Valley Chapter
The California Central Valley Chapter was chartered in December 2010 and is part of PMI Region 7, an area that covers Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and New Mexico. We are the 18th PMI Chapter chartered in Region 7. We cover the geographic area denoted by the following zip code prefixes: 932, 933, 936, 937, and 961.
The primary focus of the California Central Valley Chapter is to advance the capability of its members to practice their profession of project management for the benefit of other project managers, themselves, and for whom they do project management work while building professional relationships in a fun and learning environment. Our vision embraces, values, applies, and attributes its success to professional project management leadership and practices.
The Chapter's mission is to promote project management as a profession to the community by:
- Providing a forum for exchanging project management knowledge & expertise
- Creating networking opportunities
- Supporting professional development
- Advocating PM excellence
- Recognizing PM success in achieving results
- Supporting current and new PM forums
The California Central Valley Chapter has established a Student Forum open to membership by students from all academic institutions within our geographic area (Fresno and surrounding areas). The Academic Forum holds monthly dinner meetings and provides access to PMI for students at a significantly discounted rate. If you are a student and interested in learning more about the Academic Forum, please click here.
Project management resource for California's Central Valley
PMI-CCVC sponsors PM Basics and Preparing for the PMP Examination for Professionals seeking certification, as well as workshops, seminars, and conferences for members throughout the year.
Prospective members are always welcome to attend meetings and do not need to be accompanied by a member. Attending one of the programs or events is a good opportunity for prospective members to meet professionals involved in project management and to learn more about the profession.
Our Event Calendar lists our upcoming events. Please contact any of our Board Members if you would like additional information.
For information on the PMI-CCVC Governance & Election related procedures click on the respective links.