FAQS ON MEMBERSHIP

Q. What is the Project Management Institute?

PMI is the world’s largest not-for-profit membership association for the project management profession. Our professional resources and research empower more than 700,000 members, credential holders and volunteers in nearly every country in the world to enhance their careers, improve their organizations’ success and further mature the profession.

 

PMI’s worldwide advocacy for project management is reinforced by our globally recognized standards and certification program, extensive academic and market research programs, chapters and communities of practice, and professional development opportunities.

 

Q. What is PMI KINGDOM OF SAUDI Chapter?

PMI Kingdom of Saudi Chapter is the PMI component representing PMI members in the Saudi Arabia. The local chapter was organized in 2016, and currently has around 4000 members.

 

Q. Who can be a member of PMI?

Any individual who is interested in project management is welcome to join PMI.

 

Q. Can our company be a member of PMI or PMI-ksaChapter?

membership is only for individuals. Your company can certainly sponsor the membership of your project managers.

 

Q. Are there any requirements to join PMI?

None. Although many of our members work as project managers, or are involved with projects, there are no specific educational or professional requirements to become a member.

 

Q. Are there any fees to join PMI?

You can join as a PMI member for US$129 per year, plus a $10 application fee for new members. Membership is valid for 1 year. Annual renewals cost US$129.

 

Q. What are the requirements to join PMI-KSA Chapter?

You must be a member of PMI, and join the PMI-KSA Chapter, annual chapter dues are US$20.

 

Q. How do I apply for PMI and PMI-KSA Chapter membership?

  1. Just follow these steps:
  2. Go to the PMI website (www.pmi.org)
  3. Create a New User account.
  4. Add Individual Membership to your cart.
  5. Add PMI-KSA Chapter component membership to your cart.
  6. Checkout and pay.

 

Q. I am already a PMI member. How do I join the KSA Chapter?

  1. Just follow these steps:
  2. Go to the PMI website (www.pmi.org)
  3. Login using your username and password.
  4. Select Marketplace.
  5. Select Community Membership > Chapter > Saudi Arabia
  6. Click on ‘Join’, then ‘Add to cart’.
  7. Checkout and pay.

 

Q. I don’t have/want to use a credit card for my membership fee. Can I pay at the PMI-KSA Chapter office?

PMI-KSA Chapter does not process membership applications to PMI or to PMI-KSA Chapter.

 

Q. What are the benefits of joining the KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA Chapter?

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter members get all the benefits of PMI members (e.g. discounts on credential exams and renewals, publications, subscription to PM Network, etc). In addition, membership to the local chapter gives you the opportunity to meet and network with other project managers locally. The chapter sponsors several technical sessions annually, along with get-together and general membership meetings.

 

Q. Who do I contact for additional membership information?

Please send an email to our Director of Membership at membership@pmi-ksa.org

Member Benefits

These are some of the PMI-KSA benefits:Member Discounts for all of our events, such as monthly chapter meetings, networking events, and training courses. Monthly Chapter Dinner Meetings –Calendar timings to be announced.

These meetings provide interesting speakers with informational presentations from project management experts, great food (vegetarian available), and networking. During the two hour meeting, you will receive a full-course meal and one hour of professional development training, resulting in 1.5 PDUs. Chapter meetings also provide great networking and career building opportunities with people that work in and around where you live.

Monthly Breakfast Meetings – Breakfast meeting events to be announced. 1 PDU event, no registration fee – purchase of meal is only payment.

 

Professional Development Training
Throughout the year, PMI-KSA is dedicated to bringing project management training to your local area. Training opportunities are announced in the monthly newsletter and on the Chapter website. Be sure to send your topics of interest to the VP Professional Development. Another benefit PMI-KSA provides is partnerships with businesses for local professional training. If you have a project management course that your business would like to provide to employees, but would like to forgo the travel expenses, you can partner with PMI-KSA to offer discounted training and to grow class size to justify bringing the training to local sites. Contact PMI-KSA President for more information.
Networking Opportunities
PMI-KSA holds networking sessions like dinner meetings, breakfast meetings, and socials in the Albuquerque metro area for you to meet your fellow project management practitioners. These events are announced in the Chapter newsletter and on the Chapter website.
Community Involvement-Volunteer Opportunities
PMI-KSA partners with local businesses and educational institutions to promote the practice of project management in the local area. These are key opportunities for you, the membership, to get involved in improving our approach to project management in the local area and earn PDUs. PMI-KSA also offers opportunities for you to be a mentor or teach during the PMP Exam Prep courses.
Newsletter and informational website – Access to National and Local Job Listings
You will receive a monthly PMI newsletter and a quarterly PMI-KSA newsletter with access to PMI-KSA website with monthly Chapter presentation files, job listings, free PDU opportunities, articles, blogs, templates, and PMP Exam Prep resources. Member access provides ability to change local password and view your personal PMI-KSA PDU registration list.
Access to Scholarship Information
PMI-KSA offers a scholarship program and information on the website for PMI scholarship opportunities. Mentorship Program
how can we help you?

Contact us at the PMI KSA office nearest to you or submit a business inquiry online.

Welcome to the PMI Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter website. I am delighted to announce that as of January 2017, the PMI KSA Chapter is the largest chapter in the Middle East, the 3rd largest chapter in the Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region and the 30th largest chapter globally. Our Membership has grown to 2,142 members. Congratulations to all of us on this achievement in our first year as a chartered chapter!

NABILAH M. AL-TUNISI
PMI-KSA, PRESIDENT