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					                                                   PMI South Florida Chapter                          Job Opportunity Program                            Project Management Professional
What is the PMI South Florida
                                                   Professional Programs                                                                                 (PMP®) Certification Course
Chapter?
                                                                                                      The Job Opportunity Program was designed to
The PMI South Florida Chapter is a volunteer                                                          quickly transmit job opportunities to interested   Do you want the prestige that comes from
                                                   The South Florida Chapter offers a variety of
organization dedicated to advancing the                                                               South Florida Chapter members. Members             being an internationally certified PMP, the
                                                   professional and educational programs
mission and objectives of the Project                                                                 who register for the service are placed on a       profession’s most globally recognized and
                                                   designed to strengthen the project participant’s
Management Institute (PMI) by promoting                                                               confidential email distribution list, and job      respected certification credential? Take our
                                                   knowledge, skills and abilities, career
project management professionalism through a                                                          postings are forwarded as they become              two-day PMP course led by PMP certified
                                                   development, and employment opportunities.
"network of expertise" in the South Florida                                                           available. The service is free, for exclusive      practitioners that are earning PDUs to meet
region. The Chapter serves vital international                                                        use of South Florida Chapter members.              PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements.
sectors and regional business markets in Dade,     Professional Development
                                                                                                                                                         The South Florida Chapter uses the finest PMP
Broward, Palm Beach and Florida’s Keys.            Seminar                                                                                               curriculum materials available. This course is
                                                                                                      Education and Certification
                                                                                                                                                         generally offered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
                                                   Our annual professional development seminar
                                                                                                      Programs
We establish opportunities for face-to-face                                                                                                              but may also be taught at your worksite with a
contact with peers from various professional       provides dynamic and motivating speakers who                                                          minimum of 15 participants. The course covers
                                                   deliver keynote presentations on hot topics        Our members deliver quality instruction and        all knowledge areas of the PMBOK as well as
organizations, businesses, universities, local
                                                   that are relevant to project management. The       materials at the lowest price! Chapter             Professional Ethics and is designed for students
governments and industries. We also provide
                                                   seminar is appropriate for management              scholarships are available for some courses,       already familiar with the PMP exam material.
project management career development and
                                                   professionals at any level and is an excellent     based on need and commitment to support the
instruction in PMP certification. Chapter
                                                   forum to keep abreast of project management        Chapter.
activities, meetings, professional programs and                                                                                                          Unique PMP “Booster Shot” Exam
educational programs are designed to               topics. Some of the benefits of the seminar
                                                                                                                                                         Preparation Course
strengthen project management practitioners        include:                                           Certified Associate in Project
in knowledge, awareness and understanding of          Learn practical techniques for effective
                                                                                                      Management (CAPM®)
                                                                                                                                                         The South Florida Chapter developed this fun,
principles, tools, techniques and ethics.              project management                             Certification Course                               one day course consisting of questions in a
                                                      Network with peers in project management                                                          "scenario format" that are most likely to be
Why Project Management?                                                                               Do you provide administrative and other            encountered on the exam. The material covers
                                                       to strengthen existing relationships and
                                                                                                      support to key projects in your organization       all knowledge areas of the PMBOK as well as
                                                       create new ones
Projects are, more than ever, a fact of life for                                                      but don’t possess the PMP certification? A         Professional Ethics and focuses on subjects and
organizations. Businesses and industries are          Earn PDU credits toward PMP re-                CAPM is a project management practitioner          formulas that are problematic for the typical
realizing that traditional management                  certification                                  who has demonstrated fundamental project           student. The Booster Shot is for students that
processes cannot adequately deal with the                                                             management knowledge using project                 have already spent 50 hours studying for the
chaos of today’s working environment.              Annual Job Fair                                    management tools, techniques and                   exam.
Projects & project management operate in a                                                            methodologies. A CAPM usually relies on an
dynamic environment, broader than that of the                                                         experienced project management practitioner
                                                   The Chapter sponsors an annual job fair that                                                          Pilot Mentoring Program
project itself. Managing the day-to-day                                                               for guidance, direction and approval. The
                                                   brings together employers, recruiters, and
activities of the project is necessary for                                                            South Florida Chapter will be providing this
                                                   potential job candidates. Established to assist                                                       The South Florida Chapter will be piloting a
success, but not sufficient. Project                                                                  course in 2005. The course covers all
                                                   those looking for employment, the program is                                                          Mentoring Program in 2005. Many Chapters
management provides a way to achieve                                                                  knowledge areas of the PMBOK but not as
                                                   a terrific way to network, drop off resumes,                                                          and SIGs have developed this program and
organizational objectives through structured                                                          detailed as the PMP Certification course. It is
                                                   meet with peers, and establish relationships                                                          with the help of the Atlanta Chapter, South
and controlled processes.                                                                             designed for students looking for a project
                                                   with hiring organizations.                                                                            Florida will be conducting its own Mentoring
                                                                                                      management base.
                                                                                                                                                         Program.
Webinars                                           study group leading for PMP courses. Chapter
                                                   member volunteers are eligible to use
                                                   education material and earn PDUs toward
The South Florida Chapter will be collaborating
                                                   continuing certification.                         Membership Costs
with SIGs to provide more educational courses                                                                                                          How do I contact the South Florida
to our members. This will be established to                                                                                                            Chapter?
support members who cannot attend our
                                                   How Do I Become a South Florida                   The fee is $20.00 to become a member of the
regular meetings and provide another venue         Chapter Member?                                   PMI South Florida Chapter*.
                                                                                                                                                       To contact the Chapter, send an email to
for our educational programs.
                                                                                                     If you are not already a member of PMI, the       info@southfloridapmi.org
                                                   In order to join the PMI South Florida Chapter,
                                                                                                     current membership fee is $119*. PMI offers a
                                                   you must first be a member of the Project
                                                                                                     substantial student membership discount.
                                                   Management Institute. When you apply for PMI
      ISSIG Local Affiliate Program                membership, you may choose to join the South      * Log on to www.pmi.org for more
                                                   Florida Chapter.                                  information on becoming a PMI member and
                                                                                                     fees. Fees are subject to change without
The South Florida Chapter is collaborating with
                                                                                                     notice.
PMI-ISSIG in their Local Affiliate Program. The
Affiliate Program is designed to provide
members who are interested in IS Project                                                             What benefits do I receive from
Management; help facilitate networking                                                               being a PMI member?
opportunities and knowledge-sharing at a local
level. The Chapter will provide other                                                                As a PMI member, you receive many valuable
interesting programs to our mutual members.                                                          benefits that help to promote your professional
                                                                                                     and career development.

                                                                                                     Member’s Only Services:
                                                                                                       Free Copy of the latest edition of the                  PMI South Florida
      Partner Program                                                                                   PMBOK® Guide CD ROM                                      P. O. Box 141691
                                                                                                       Subscriptions to PM Network®, Project                Coral Gables, FL 33114
The partner program is designed to provide a                                                            Management Journal® and PMI Today™                              USA
venue for organizations to become partners                                                             Join PMI’s Chapters, Specific Interest
with the Chapter in ways that will enhance the                                                          Groups (SIGs) and Colleges                           www.southfloridapmi.org
performance of both organizations, foster                                                              Access the Members Area of the Web site
cooperation and provide professional                                                                   Access the PMI Member Community online
development, marketing and job opportunities.                                                          PMI member insurance programs
Organizations include non-profit organizations,                                                        Advertise your resume/curriculum vitae to
educational institutions, vendors and hiring                                                            advance your career
companies. The partner program has different                                                           Apply for the PMI credit card through
levels of services including promotion of                                                               MBNA (U.S. members only)
events, sponsorship and professional services.


      Volunteer Program

The volunteer program is designed to provide
individuals with an opportunity to influence and
promote the project management profession.
Volunteers can work on tasks, varying from a
few hours to 10 hours, projects, varying from 1
- 4 months, long term board positions and
                                                                                                with over 100,000 members in 125
                                                                                                countries worldwide. For more
                                            Networking, Professional                            information on PMI, log on to
                                            Development, & Education… key                       www.pmi.org
                                            reasons to join the PMI South
                                            Florida Chapter, Inc.

                                               Attend bi-monthly Chapter Dinner Meetings
                                                for networking and professional

Project Management                              development. Earn valued Professional
                                                Development Units (PDUs) to maintain

Institute South                             
                                                professional certification for participation.
                                                Enhance project management knowledge
                                                by attending the Chapter’s Annual Fall
Florida Chapter, Inc.                           Professional Development Seminar, and
                                                also earn PDU credits.
                                               Register to receive leads through the
                                                Chapter’s Job Opportunity Program (PMI-
                                                So Fl members).
                                               Participate in the Chapter’s Annual Job Fair
                                                for employers and recruiters to meet
                                                potential employees.
                                               Be recognized as a leader in project
                                                management by serving on the Board of
                                                Directors. As a volunteer, you are
                                                mentored by South Florida’s influential
                                                project management professionals and you
                                                earn PDU’s for serving on the Board.
                                               Receive the bi-monthly chapter newsletter
                                                by e-mail.
                                               Log on to www.southfloridapmi.org
                                                to read the Chapter newsletter and PMI
                                                Headquarters news. Learn about
                                                upcoming events, open board positions,
                                                and courses. Signup and pay for courses
Building Professionalism in                     and member meetings.
   Project Management                          Discounts on two day PMP course and one
                                                day “Booster Shot” PMP Course given by
                                                the Chapter.
Explore the opportunities by visiting our
website at www.southfloridapmi.org          About the Project Management
                                            Institute
                                            Established in 1969 and headquartered
                                            outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA,
                                            the Project Management Institute (PMI) is
                                            the world’s leading not-for-profit project
                                            management professional association,

				
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