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Introduction to Project Management
Are you a project management student, early-career professional or an educator teaching project management skills or related life-skills? The Sacramento Valley Chapter of PMI is dedicated to supporting all changemakers wherever they are in their education and career. Project management training and certification can help whether you're interested in ways to improve as a team leader or to take the next step in your chosen career.
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Highway 50 Breakfast Roundtable
Description: This is a facilitated roundtable discussion on agenda topics solicited from the attendees during introductions. The intent of these meetings is to promote an informal gathering of a dozen project managers, working in commercial and private sector organizations to discuss current topics related to project management. Participants will receive suggestions from the other attendees on current challenges, and share information on items of interest. These meetings are open to anyone who is interested enhancing their project management knowledge and meeting other PM professionals. A Chapter Volunteer facilitates every meeting.
What can you expect to gain from attending this meeting?
The intent of the meeting is to add to each participant’s knowledge of project management and provide an opportunity to network with other PM professionals from a wide variety of vocational disciplines.
We will spend about 10 minutes at the beginning of each discussion on a monthly kickoff topic of general interest. You are welcome to share your ideas, expertise, and experience in this field. As always, please bring your own topics of interest for sharing with your colleagues. We are always happy to help with networking.
Cost: The only cost is what you order form the menu, separate checks.
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Forum Chair : Chris Ignasiak
Consultant-Contractors Breakfast Forum
When: Saturday, July 8
Where: Brookfields Restaurant, Rancho Cordova.
Please register in advance for this meeting.
PDU's Earned = 1
When: 3rd Thursday of the month
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Virtual Meeting
Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Event Name: Technology Forum
Date: 4th Tuesday of every month
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
PDU Category: Based on content (# of PDUs: 1-2 PDUs depending on duration)
Description: The Technology Forum provides everyone – Chapter Members and Non-Members – with opportunities to attend presentations from industry experts on topics related to the use of Technology, Technology Trends, and Project Management Methodologies to enable success in Project Management. Industry experts with specialized knowledge and experience are invited to make these presentations in an interactive, learning environment.
Where: Zoom Virtual - Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Description: The PMI-SVC Agile Forum is intended for anyone involved with or interested in Agile Methodologies and how they relate to Project Management. The Agile Forum is free to attend, and PMI membership is not required. Currently, this is a virtual forum, and registration is required.
Meeting Frequency: The Agile Forum will meet monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Please check the events calendar for more information.
Where: Virtual Meeting
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
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New PMPs this month
- Alexander Neubeck
- SILVIA GSCHWEND
- Lon Rohlfing
- Rob Aadland
- Aaron Combs
- Joseph Pehanick
Tim Zsoka - Volunteer of the Quarter January - March 2023
1) How long have you been volunteering for PMI-SVC?
This is my 3rd year volunteering.
2) What roles have you filled during your volunteering with PMI-SVC?
I have been co-chair and chair of the Agile Forum.
3) What value to you see in volunteering for the Chapter?
Personally, it helps me grow by planning discussions and researching particular subjects. As well, group feedback and relayed experience allows us all to learn from each other.
For the chapter, we need to have people step into roles to make a great experience for our members.
4) What do you like to do in your spare time?
I enjoy running and nature photography.
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|Members with no Certification||428|
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New PMPs This Month
- Aaron Combs, PMP
- Lon Rohlfing, PMP
- Alexander Neubeck, PMP
- Rob Aadland, PMP
- SILVIA GSCHWEND, PMP
- Joseph Pehanick, PMP
Chapter Guest Pass Program
WHAT - What is the Chapter Guess Pass Program? PMI SVC has partnered with PMI Global to offer members who are not current PMI SVC Members an opportunity to try out Chapter Membership for free for 1 year.
HOW - If you do decide you would like to try out PMI SVC Membership for free for a year, contact the Vice President Member Relations at
email@example.com to get a unique code that you will enter at checkout.
WHO - Eligibility to participate requires that you be a PMI Global Member, but have not been a past member of the local PMI Sacramento Valley Chapter.
WHEN - We are offering a limited number of passes and we will be offering this program till all the passes have been distributed.
We look forward to seeing you soon.
Our Current Corporate Partners
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. The Sacramento Chapter of PMI was established in 1989 and proudly serves Greater Sacramento and surrounding areas. We currently have 1,860+ members - over a third of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 100s of unique companies and the public sector ( state & local governments, universities)
For Sponsorship/Partnership Information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 D (Creating New Project Knowledge)
Category E: Volunteer Service (by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others).
Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories.
Speakers for our Chapter's Events
PMI-SVC 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.