The Project Management Institute (PMI) membership is a paid membership platform designed by the institute for professionals who wish to join. The PMI’s membership is a non compulsory membership with many benefits for members. It offers three types of membership options, namely Individual membership, Student membership, and Retiree membership. There is also free user registration that makes users part of the largest PM community and enables them track their certification status. Be that as it may, we will briefly examine the PMI three tiers membership, benefits of pmi membership and cost.
PMI Individual Membership
The PMI individual membership refers to the regular membership open to all globally. As stated before, this PMI membership like other membership are not compulsory. It is open to any individual who wants to maintain their career growth and enjoy the benefits of PMI membership.
PMI Student Membership
This also provides you with all of the member benefits and become part of the world’s largest PM network. To be eligible for student membership, you must be enrolled in a full-time, degree-granting program at a college or university that has U.S. accreditation or the global equivalent.
PMI Retiree Membership
This is applicable to those who have been a PMI member in good standing for five consecutive years and have retired from active employment.
PMI Membership Fee
PMI membership cost are in different categories. Of the 3 membership categories, the individual membership fee is the highest, followed by the student membership and the retiree membership.
- Individual Membership: US$129/year plus additional one-time US$10 application fee
- PMI Student Membership: US$32/year plus additional one-time US$10 application fee
- PMI Retiree Membership: US$65/year plus additional one-time US$10 application fee
PMI Membership Benefits
- Connect with other professionals as you become part of the largest PM community
- Always know your certification status with myPMI
- Download the PMBOK® Guide for free
- Unlock 1,000+ tools and templates
- Get more, free opportunities to earn PDUs
- Save on career-advancing certifications
- Find relevant jobs with the PM Job Board
PMI additional membership advantages include access to a wide range of peer-written articles, on-demand webinars and volunteer opportunities that among other things, will help you earn Professional Development Units (PDUs) to maintain your PMI certifications. As a PMI member, you enjoy regular PMI publications like PM Network, PMI Today, and the Project Management Journal. Publications of this nature keeps you updated with information relating to your profession’s best practices, fresh ideas, and perspectives of operation and project execution from a global standpoint.
PMI Members Certification Discount
Project Management Institutes members enjoy discount each time they want to get certified or validate their certification. The discount range is from $75 to $200 per certification.Whether you are seeking PMP, CAPM, PBA, or any other PMI certification, you enjoy a good discount as a member.
What is more, though PMI membership is free, becoming a member can be beneficial to you depending on certain factors. To know more or discuss whether its best for you to become a member contact our support team.