Membership Benefits

PMI Membership Makes the Difference

In a competitive global economy, project managers can’t go it alone. PMI membership gives you the tools and support you need to make your mark on the profession.


Through 2020, 1.57 million new project management jobs will be created every year around the world, according to our Project Management Talent Gap Report. Skilled project professionals are in a prime position to benefit. Membership will assist your career through an expansive collection of knowledge resources.

PMBOK® Guide

Membership includes instant access to digital editions of all of our global standards, including A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition). The foremost standard on project management, the PMBOK® Guide is a must have for anyone determined to deliver results, achieve excellence, and stand out from the crowd. That’s you!

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Tools & Templates

Practical, customizable tools and templates help you manage your project information and save you time and effort.

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Knowledge Resources

Expand your knowledge — and your horizons — with members-only resources on and Get instant access to:

  • On-demand webinars
  • Peer-written and reviewed articles

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Communities & Volunteer Opportunities

We make it easy to connect with peers to network, share ideas, and get advice, whether locally through PMI chapters or virtually on Give back to the profession and shape the future of project management through our volunteer opportunities.



Our chapters are the local connection to the global PMI community. PMI members are sharing ideas and building relationships at PMI chapter events in over 80 countries. Join your fellow project professionals and get in on the action!

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Global Community

Access, create, rate and discuss a wealth of resources on Network, gain knowledge and earn visible recognition for your participation. PMI membership automatically provides premium membership on, our global knowledge portal.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers help shape the Institute and the profession. If you’d like to give your time to influence peers while honing your technical skills, leadership and other soft skills, our easy-to-use Volunteer Relationship Management System can help make it happen.

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Career Resources & Professional Development

Project management is a profession in which no two paths are exactly the same. With our flexible and varied professional development offerings and career resources, you can tailor your journey to your unique needs.

Find a Job

They say good talent is hard to find. Turn to our job board where as a PMI member, you can showcase your talent for employers around the world to see. Post your resume, search jobs, get career coaching at discounted member pricing, and more!

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PMI Professional Development

Access online training such as e-Learning On Demand courses as well as live events like SeminarsWorld and global congresses. Plus, as a PMI member you’ll enjoy substantial discounts on all of our professional development offerings!

Visit Career Central for feature articles offering sound advice to help you sharpen your soft skills for more effective performance in your current role, tailor your resume for the next great opportunity, and to stay abreast of global interviewing and hiring trends.

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PDU Advantage Program

If you hold a PMI credential there’s no doubt that you worked hard to earn it, and you’ll need professional development units (PDUs) to maintain it. As a member, individuals who’ve earned a PMI credential are automatically part of the PDU Advantage Program, which gives you access to many ways to earn PDUs at no extra cost through your membership.

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Rewards & Discounts

PMI members benefit from discounts and programs that help smooth the road to success.

Discounts on Resources

The PMI Store is your go-to destination for project management resources. Members save up to 20% off PMI Store purchases, such as books and multimedia, as well as discounts on PMI e-learning courses, credential exams and renewals.

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Rewards & Discounts

Hard work deserves rewards, and we're proud to offer special programs for our members. Join today and start taking advantage of benefits such as PMI sponsored group insurance coverage and discounts on shipping services.

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Informative and insightful membership publications to help you keep up and stay abreast of the latest trends.

PM Network®

Published monthly, PM Network is filled with new ideas and perspectives from the profession's most experienced and engaging minds. Members can easily search the entire archive for hot topics in project management, and access print and digital versions of PM Network.

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PMI Today®

PMI members are part of a community, and PMI Today keeps you connected to the men and women who are shaping PMI and the profession. See leadership, education, and inspiration in action with full access to PMI Today.

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Project Management Journal®

Learn about state-of-the-art techniques, research, theories and practical applications from leading academics in Project Management Journal, PMI’s academic and scholarly journal.

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Regionally Focused Publications

Stay up-to-date on PMI news, regional interests, career tips, and opportunities for networking, and more.

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