Join PMI and the Great Lakes Chapter

The easiest way to join both Project Management Institute (PMI.ORG) and the Great Lakes Chapter (PMIGLC.ORG) is online.

Clicking on the links above will take you to the required page. Follow the online instructions pertaining to the membership you wish to obtain. They accept most major credit cards online. 

Update your contact information if you are a member (address, phone, email)

If you are currently a PMI member, you can update your demographic information on the PMI website ( by visiting the Members-only section and entering your PMI member ID number and a system assigned password mailed to you when you joined, if you joined. If you need more information to make this work, call PMI at the phone number found on their website.


Benefits of Membership

PMI and Great Lakes Chapter Members can take advantage of a many professional and project Management opportunities. 


New benefit for our Members!


Project-Bites-w-tag.jpgPMI Great Lakes is pleased to announce that we have negotiated a site license with that will provide all of our members with full access to the site for a one year.

ProjectBites provides project management education and inspiration in 20-minute video and audio ‘Bites’. As your chapter leaders, we believe this product gives us all a new and unique way to learn.

And most importantly to many of us, all time spent viewing these videos qualifies towards our collection of PDUs. This site has a tracking tools that will track our PDU collection for us.

Content is updated weekly with new and revamped content covering all aspects of our project management and related professions.

In order to access the site under our licence you must login with yout member ID and password and go to the Member Area (in the drop down menu of the Membership area).

If you have any issues, please email the site director, David Barrett at

Go To the Member Area

Earning the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of project management principles and concepts to employers, team members, peers, and stakeholders. As a PMI member, you will benefit from discounted certification examination fees and have the opportunity to take advantage of preparation materials and courses offered through PMI’s component organizations.

Education and Training

Enhance your project management knowledge. Increase your skills, prepare for the Project Management Professional Certification Examination, or earn valuable Professional Development Units (PDUs) toward maintaining your PMP Certification. PMI members can take advantage of these opportunities at discounted rates through the PMI SeminarsWorld™ Program and the new e-Symposia, PMI's virtual seminars. For additional educational opportunities, search the online database of PMI recognized Registered Education Providers and the online list of academic institutions offering degrees in project management. 

For Local Training, The Great Lakes Chapter offers an outstanding PMP review course that provides a $150 discount to PMIGLC members.


Members receive subscriptions to PMI’s periodical publications. Take advantage of the wealth of information sent to you in the monthly issues of PM Network®, PMI’s sought-after professional magazine; quarterly issues of the Project Management Journal®; and PMI Today®, the monthly newsletter of the Project Management Institute.  Members also receive discounts on professional books, training tools and resources available through PMI’s online bookstore.

Professional Development

Members have the opportunity to network with other individuals in project management, share ideas and experiences, access industry information, attend seminars and workshops and socialize with peers by joining PMI’s component organizations. PMI has three types of component organizations, Chapters, Specific Interest Groups (SIGs) and Colleges. Chapters are geographic-based components and number over 200 worldwide. SIGs provide member’s access to peers in similar industries or areas of interest. College’s help further develop and refine a formal body of knowledge related to project management.

PMI’s Annual Seminars and Symposium, the world’s premiere project management event, is a must-attend event for knowledge sharing, networking with peers, professional development and career advancement. PMI members who attend benefit from discounted rates.

Career Resources

PMI members can post their résumés, free of charge, in the online CareerLink Directory, where employers look to fill their project management positions. There is also an online list of positions available that can be accessed by individuals seeking employment opportunities.

As members, employers can take advantage of discounted rates for job postings and searches of the CareerLink Directory of PMI members seeking employment opportunities. 

Professional Recognition

PMI’s Professional Awards Program honors individuals for outstanding service to PMI and the project management profession. PMI members who meet the specific award criteria may be eligible to receive awards that recognize sustained and significant contributions to the profession and to the Project Management Institute.

Staples Advantage account for members' personal use

As part of the PMI Great Lakes Chapter’s ongoing efforts to provide our members with valuable services, we have partnered with Staples Business Advantage.

Staples Advantage