Upcoming Events


Project Management Fundamentals Class

05-20-2021 8:00 am - 05-21-2021 5:00 pm
Project Management Fundamentals Class

Project Fundamentals teaches the art and science of delivering successful projects. Over the course of two days, you will learn how to apply the processes, techniques, and tools needed to effectively plan a project. You will also understand how to execute and monitor the plan in order to successfully close the project.



May Chapter Luncheon: What’s an AHPP Micro-credential?

05-20-2021 11:30 am -1:30 pm

Topic: What’s an AHPP Micro-credential?

Exactly what is a micro-credential and how it can it help you upskill your PM content knowledge?  Please join us to explore this exciting new opportunity to achieve a valuable skills-based credential, along with PDU credits. Learn more about PMI’s soft launch of the Agile Hybrid Project Pro micro-credential and take a closer look on how we’re transforming e-learning experiences for PMI members.



June Luncheon: The Fine Art of People Power

06-17-2021 11:30 am -1:30 pm

Our speaker today is Jonathan Michael Bowman. He is an attorney and keynote leadership speaker. As president and CEO of Clear Picture Leadership® he inspires leaders to achieve a bold, clear picture vision, despite the obstacles. Prior to his current post, Jonathan served in a variety of positions in the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, including Assistant Attorney General, Assistant Section Chief and Section Chief. During his career, he led several departments to achieve success. As a result, he was a recipient of the Ohio Attorney General’s Innovation and Excellence Award in 2005. Jonathan is also an avid photographer. He studied photography as part of his undergraduate degree in Journalism and Communications. Today, he uses his art as part of his presentations. People often ask Jonathan, “Are those your photos that you used during your speech?” The answer is yes. Jonathan took all of the images that you will see during his presentation today (except of course the photo of him with a mischievous look on his face!)


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Southern Middle TN Branch

The Southern Middle Tennessee Branch of the Project Management Institute (PMI) Chattanooga Chapter was established in 2012. The Branch provides local project management professionals residing in Coffee, Moore, Franklin, Lincoln, Grundy and Warren Counties of Middle Tennessee a convenient local PMI association. The Southern Middle Tennessee Branch of the PMI Chattanooga Chapter is looking forward to supporting PMI members in our area. The Branch offers programs every other month, beginning in February of each year. Our meetings are usually held at lunch time at the University of Tennessee Space Institute cafeteria.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 327
New Members This Year 11
PMP® Members 211
CAPM® Members 8
PgMP® Members 2
PMI-SP® Members 1
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 8
PfMP® Members 2
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 109
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 319
Student Members 5
Other Members 3
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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President's Message

Thank you for visiting our Chattanooga PMI website. Whether you are new to Project Management, a long time practitioner, or just want to gain the skills needed to work with a project we welcome all levels of participation in our community and events.

In 2020 we are on track for another record year of membership as the Profession continues to grow. In 2018 we had 300 members and thanks to the leadership of our Board and support of our members we have grown to over 400 members which represents an increase by 33% in just two short years! 

Corporate Contacts

Corporate Representatives are an additional link between the employees of a corporation and the PMI Chattanooga Chapter. Their role is to provide input to the Board and to ensure that information about upcoming PMI events are disseminated at their company. Only one representative per company is permitted, they must be a member of the Chattanooga PMI Chapter as well as attend at least half of the scheduled Board meetings (typically held on the first Thursday evening of each month).

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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 is looking for dynamic speakers who have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in and/or related to project management. Our chapter has several chapter events including dinner meetings, professional development days and special events that allow our 400+ members to learn about current trends in the project management field. Our meetings are held throughout the year.

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