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Upcoming Events


2021 July ATS -- 4 PDUs

07-10-2021 8:00 am -12:00 pm
See Cost Above

Presentation Title:

Improving Your Emotional Intelligence as a Project Manager Using Your DISC Profile

Presentation Topics: 

  • Review emotional intelligence basics and how they help us become effective leaders and project managers.
  • Learn what is a DISC profile and associated behaviors (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, Conscientiousness)
  • Discuss results of DISC assessment and link to emotional intelligence basics to determine how we can better use those basics in our leadership journey as project managers to: facilitate better teamwork, teach productive conflict, increase self-knowledge about how you respond to conflict, what motivates you, what causes you stress, and how you solve problems; improve working relationships by recognizing the communication needs of team members; facilitate better teamwork and teach productive conflict, develop stronger sales skills by identifying and responding to customer styles; and manage more effectively by understanding the dispositions and priorities of employees and team members



2021 July PMI-OC New Member Orientation

ONLINE (A link will be provided 30 minutes before the webinar via email)

Welcome to Project Management Institute-Orange County Chapter

You have taken the first step toward managing your professional career network and developing relationships with local, knowledgeable project managers and like-minded professionals. You are invited to join the PMI-OC Orientation Meeting.  In this Orientation, we will present the value-added benefits, professional development opportunities, and programs that we offer to our members. The number one benefit of your membership in PMI-OC is the vast pool of individuals to network with.

Webinar meeting starts at 6:00 PM


2021 July Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling, PMI OC & SV

07-15-2021 6:00 pm -7:30 pm

Have you missed a promotion due to what has been acknowledged as "the glass ceiling"? This phenomenon has continually hindered qualified individuals from advancing upward in their organizations, regardless of their achievements.

Join us as women from the Silicon Valley and Orange County PMI chapters discuss their professional journeys in the corporate world and in the project management arena.

Grow Your Skills

It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 1771
New Members This Year 89
PMP® Members 1142
CAPM® Members 33
PgMP® Members 11
PMI-SP® Members 4
PMI-RMP® Members 7
PMI-ACP® Members 44
PfMP® Members 6
PMI-PBA® Members 4
Members with no Certification 589
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 1725
Student Members 31
Other Members 15
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Members in Spotlight

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  • Margie Torres
  • Liezel Vea
  • Craig Tunnicliffe, PMP
  • Patrick Pitre
  • Ajay Reddy
  • Brian Summons, PMP
  • Matthew Campbell
  • Sara Hardy-Baloun
  • Michael Kezsely
  • Mark Curran, PMP
  • Abid Karim, PMP
  • Pamela Klemm, PMP

  • Xinhong Li, PMP
  • Leonora Scarnici, PMP
  • Michelle Koontz, PMP
  • William Warne, CAPM
  • William Oswald
  • Nha Giang Childs, PMP
  • Maryam Bakhshaei, PMP
  • Siddharth Menon, PMP
  • Michele McCaa
  • Karm Sanchez, PMP
  • Sally Ellis
  • Alonzo Pizarro
  • Dina Keirouz, PMP
  • Nellie Gupta
  • Claudia Ugalde
  • Nicole Rabinovich
  • Bryce Morrison, PMP
  • Joshua Bauer
  • Carrie Anderson, CAPM
  • Vincent Valdes
  • Michael D'Alessandro, PMP
  • Jamie Segovia
  • Marcus Breit
  • Robert Schaaf, PMP
  • John Hong
  • Edward Andraos, PMP
  • Cynthia Huang, PMP
  • Jocelyn Danque, PMP
  • Punam Parikh, PMP
  • Mario Santilli, PMP
  • Giselle Chanona, PMP
  • Sennon Serron, PMP
  • Deepak Alambara
  • George Chris Harkins, PMP
  • Patricia Tatagiba-Finke, PMP
  • Vikas Patel, PMP
  • Karthik Gurumurthy, PMP,PMI-ACP
  • Ashok Kumar Vempuli
  • David Gibbons, PMP
  • Hadi Abdo, PMI-ACP
  • Bonnie Gess, PMP
  • Martin Ruvalcava
  • Michael Prieto, PMP
  • Tony Pham, PMP
  • William Furniss, PMP
  • Christina Ruelas, PMP
  • Aseem Mujtaba, PMP
  • Rosenstiela Banaga
  • Kim Rice, PMP
  • B Yamamoto, PMP
  • Janie Carr, PMP
  • Michael Donelson, PMP
  • Norma Ferguson de Hernandez, PMP
  • Laramie Ericson
  • Jesse Niou, PMP
  • George Morales, PMP,CAPM,PMI-ACP
  • William Moseley, PMP
  • Frank Schave
  • Michael Mayhew
  • Kathlynn Nguyen, PMP,PMI-ACP
  • Cynthia Guy, PMP
  • Donovan Brooks
  • Phillip Stevens, PMP
  • Julia Martin, PMP
  • Antonio Cruz
  • Michelle Shaffer, PMP
  • Brenton Smith, PMP
  • David LeBoff, PMP
  • Richard Bethell, PgMP
  • Claudia Mari Soltero, PMP
  • Anuket Bhaduri, PMP
  • John Hunter, PMP
  • Joy Patton, PMP
  • Sue Edgerton
  • Michael Strohmeier, PMP
  • Adrienne Turley, PMP
  • Tim Preusch, PMP
  • Tim Soo Hoo, PMP
  • Parvin Sebti, PMP
  • Asgar Amin, PMP
  • Glenn Horiuchi, PMP
  • Nancy Aluy, PMP,PMI-ACP
  • Joanne Foley, PMP
  • Safaa Abdelmalak
  • Bonnie Wolf, PMP
  • Hiten Dalal, PMP
  • Sachin Datar
  • John Kustura, PMP
  • Maryann Yu, PMP
  • Abid Karim, PMP
  • Pamela Klemm, PMP
  • Elizabeth Carey
  • Scott Nishimoto, PMP
  • Mustapha Raouf, PMP
  • James Aksel, PMP
  • Gene Senecal, PMP
  • Yioula Peraticou-Kardamilas, PMP
  • Son Nguyen, PMP
  • Joseph Haughawout
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  • Adnan Maiah, PMP
  • Kim Fields, PMP
  • Lloyd Sullivan, PMP
  • Bob Bazargan

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The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. Our chapter proudly serves all the local and national professionals in the space of Project Management. We currently have thousands of members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

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Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on our PMI Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

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