Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

What are the benefits of joining PMI?

PMI members benefit from:

  • Education & Competence building  - A “member's only” online access to PMI publications and global standards for self-improvement and understanding.
  • Networking - At both the local chapter and global PMI levels, and with fellow practicing project management professionals.
  • Volunteering - Available opportunities to support and share which helps you to offer your time and knowledge, whilst also developing your soft skills.

 

How do I become a member of PMI?

To join PMI, go to www.pmi.org and register. Don’t forget to select Ghana as your local chapter.

 

How do I pay for my membership?

The easiest and fastest way to pay is through the online payment platform at the PMI store found at www.pmi.org.

 

What is the frequency of membership renewal?

Annually (once in a year).

 

Apart from the online mode of payment, is there any other way to make payment for my dues?

Yes you can pay your membership dues at the bank with below details. Thereafter scan and send a copy of the pay-in slip to vp.membership@pmi-ghana.org.

Bank - UT Bank

Branch: Airport

Account name: PMI Ghana Chapter

Account#: 0301301000100         

Currency: US Dollar

 

How much is a member required to pay as membership dues?

PMI membership dues is follows:

  • To join PMI global - USD $129 (plus USD $10 application fee)
  • To renew membership - USD $129
  • Ghana Chapter membership - Fees USD $30

 

Are there different types of memberships?

Yes, PMI has three classes of membership. These are theIndividual membership, Retiree membership and Student membership.

 

Can one join only the Ghana Chapter without joining PMI global?

No. One needs to be a registered member of PMI global and in good standing to join the Ghana chapter.

 

What certifications does PMI offer?

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) ®

Project Management Professional (PMP) ®

Program Management Professional (PgMP) ®

Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP) SM

PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ®

PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) ®

PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP) ®

PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)

 

Does the Ghana chapter offer any training on PMI certifications?

Not directly, but we can recommend you to our partner educational providers.

For all educational and certification needs contact vp.profdevelopment@pmi-ghana.org

 

In Ghana, do we have other branches of PMI in the regions apart from Accra?

Yes.  Presently there are Chapter branches in Takoradi, Sunyani, Kumasi and Tamale.

 

What is the meeting days for the Ghana Chapter?

The Ghana Chapter normally meets at the Botsio Hall of the Alisa Hotel on the last Friday of every month, unless otherwise advised. The meeting time is 6pm to 8pm. The meetings mainly focus on networking and education on relevant topics of interest to project management practitioners as well as potential professional project managers. For further information on meetings contact vp.membership@pmi-ghana.org or vp.events@pmi-ghana.org. Activities are also posted on this website.

 

Can non-members of PMI attend the monthly chapter meetings?

Yes, our monthly meetings are opened to non-PMI members. It is however our desire for all people with a keen interest in the project management discipline to join us develop the discipline in our dear country.

No. One needs to be a registered member of PMI global and in good standing to join the Ghana chapter.

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