National and Local Chapter Membership Dues - What's in it for me?

Benefits of PMI membership include access to Members-only services as well as discounts on many of PMI's valuable products and services.  Chapters advance the mission and objectives of PMI by promoting professional standards and practices. Ongoing professional development is a key benefit to membership and is supported at the Chapter level through activities, meetings, and educational programs and mentorship is offered on many levels.  And your Madison/South Central WI Chapter is committed to giving its members access to the information they need to succeed!

Membership dues: what do I pay, and to whom? 

$129.00 goes to PMI National for your National Membership Dues (plus one-time $10 application fee), and $25.00 goes to Madison/South Central WI Chapter for your Local Membership Dues, for a total annual fee of $154.00.

And what does that $154.00 get me?

Chapter membership cost $25 which you get up to $130 in chapter event discounts. Plus ability to register for a fun summer event, free networking events and free professional help through Ask the Experts.

Chapter Membership Financials
Cost: $25
Discounts: +$50 Annual PDD; +$10 Each Chapter meeting (we average 8 per year)

Services and features of your Local dues include:

  • Quarterly newsletters on local chapter happenings
  • Coordinated study efforts bi-annually for certification
  • Online Project Management resources on Productivity and Quality Assurance
  • Online event registration for local Chapter meetings and hosted events
  • Professional Development Day discounts
  • Chapter Meeting Discounts
  • Networking events

Services and features of your National dues include:

  • Online access to the Knowledge and Wisdom Center, where you'll find current & back issues of PM Network® and Project Management Journal®, PMI Today(tm), issues of the Center's quarterly newsletter, PM KnowledgeWire, and PM Pathfinders (information on topics of interest to project management practitioners)
  • Online access to PMI's current Standards Program Products - PMBOK, Exposure Draft for Portfolio Management, Practice Standard for WBS, PM Competency Development Framework, Practice Standard for Earned Value Management, and several other products
  • A copy of the latest version of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) in English on CD-ROM
  • The ability to perform online queries for information on the most recent PMI Salary Survey information
  • Online access "Hot Topics" links and information about International Development grant opportunities available through the U.S. Government
  • Registration discounts on a wide variety of courses offered worldwide through PMI's SeminarsWorld®
  • Member insurance offerings (preferred rates available to PMI members through MIMS International)
  • Online membership renewal

To learn even more about PMI National member benefits, click here.

Join Today

Our chapter continues to grow – which is very exciting. As our membership increases and our chapter matures so does the needs of our organization. Volunteering is a great way for you to grow with the chapter, both personally and professionally. Stepping up to serve in a formal position or on a short term project means you will:

G –Glean insight on the industry. Having an opportunity to leverage and experiment with best practices

R – Reap the benefits of a resume building activity that will also expand your network

O –Obtain leadership experience in a local chapter of an international organization

W –Wonder why you waited so long to take advantage of this wonderful way to earn PDUs

We currently have operational board openings with the chapter. Log onto VRMS today and take advantage of your opportunity to GROW.






Welcome to the PMI Madison/South Central Wisconsin Chapter!

PMI's been making project management indispensable for business results, and has long been acknowledged as a pioneer in the field. Now PMI membership represents a truly global community with more than half a million members and credential holders in 70 countries.

Serving Madison and the South Central Wisconsin area, our 800+ members come from virtually every major industry, including aerospace, automotive, business management, construction, engineering, financial services, information technology, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and telecommunications.

Benefits of chapter membership: We offer many opportunities to network with peers and keep current on best practices in project management. Some of these include:

  • Monthly Chapter Meetings: Our dinner meetings for PMI members, guests, and those interested in learning more about the chapter provide a platform to connect, network and learn.

  • Special Chapter-Sponsored Seminars: Extended learning opportunities, featuring in-depth coverage of some aspect of project management.

  • PMP Certification Prep Courses: In addition to our own 35-hour prep class, our chapter's negotiated tuition discounts with local PMP prep educational providers.

  • Professional Development: PMI Madison/South Central chapter provides ample opportunities to earn PDUs.

  • Chapter members receive access to connect with over 600,000 peers worldwide and access to thousands of webinars and project planning tools and templates on  

  • Job Postings targeted to Project Management: Are you looking for that new opportunity? Do you plan to advance your career? Find the right job for you. Job postings are available for viewing everyday on our website. Sign up at the PMI Job Board.

  • Volunteer Opportunities: Contribute your unique set of skills, talents, and interests. You can join a committee, run for the Board of Directors, write an article, or be a speaker at a chapter event.

Are you ready to join our chapter? If you need additional information, feel free to email our Director of Member Relations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Seeking Mentors

Welcome to the PMI-Madison Mentoring Program!  The PMI-Madison chapter is currently seeking Mentors and Mentees!

The primary reason why our chapter has a mentorship program is to share our knowledge and experiences with each other, so we can be the best project managers we can be. Our successful projects are a positive reflection on our chapter.

PMI maintains an up-to-date registry of individuals who have earned one of its credentials. To verify credential holders status, simply enter an individual's last name/surname in the search field and a list of matches will be displayed. Make sure you have the correct spelling and full name for the credential holder you wish to find.

The Certification Registry applies to those who obtain and maintain all of PMI's credentials.  Please note that the registry is voluntary, so not all credential holders may be listed.

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