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Still haven't taken the PMP exam? We offer a class every spring and fall. The Spring 2014 course filled up quickly, so register for Fall 2014 today! For more information on obtaining your PMP certification, send an email to


You can also prepare for the exam by joining the NWA PMI chapter and downloading the free electronic version of the PMBOK version 5 that comes with your membership. Read it cover to cover and attend NWA PMI monthly meetings to network and start building a study group. 

PMI Information Systems Community of Practice

A Virtual Event on Enabling Organizational Change through Strategic Initiatives 

12th September 2014

Information Systems Community of Practice 

This one-day webinar, free for PMI members, delivers expert speakers, career-building insights, live q&a sessions and a virtual exhibit hall with global networking directly to your desk. Learn about “thoroughbred leadership.” Explore strategies for project sponsorship. Strengthen your ability to drive, manage and lead through change. You’ll take away six PDUs, plus invaluable knowledge for building your project management skills and career.


 Save the Date!

 The Northwest Arkansas Project Management Institute (NWA PMI) is celebrating a decade of serving the NWA Community this year.  We cordially invite you to the 10thYear Anniversary celebration as part of the monthly chapter meeting.

Date:               October 20, 2014

Time:               6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:         NWACC Jack Shewmaker Center

Refreshments and Door Prizes will be provided.

Please make plans to be there!


Chapter Wins Free IT Metrics and Productivity Institute (ITMPI) Memberships

Our Chapter was lucky enough to be able to win five completely free premium memberships (good for one year) to the IT Metrics and Productivity Institute.  This sponsor of the Region Six PMI Conference, which was held in April, offers courseware to help project management practitioners develop skills and obtain PDUs by providing unlimited access to over 500 webinars. 

The PMI Northwest Arkansas Chapter will be giving away these seats during our Professional Development Day events and Tenth Year Anniversary Celebration

Feel free to visit the ITMPI site ( and evaluate the free content

 Tulsa Chapter, Project Management Institute, seeking speakers for annual conference

On Monday October 6, and Tuesday, October 7, PMI Tulsa is holding its annual Professional Development Conference. Monday opens with a keynote by astronaut Mike Mullane, then is followed by one-hour sessions, lunch, etc. The following day, Tuesday, will include morning and afternoon workshop slots.

 For more information, or to apply, please visit: 




The NWA PMI Chapter is proud to announce all new PMPs.  Many graduated from the NWA PMI Exam Prep Course.  Others studied on their own or through other private and commercial class offerings.  In the end, however, everybody passed!

Click here to see our newest PMPs!


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September NWA PMI Chapter Meeting

“Why are projects always late?” by Craig Henderson

September 15, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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 2014 NWA PMI Officers
Board Member Biographies

  • President: Don Muse, PMP

  • VP Administration: Christine Bartell, PMP

  • VP Professional Development: Kannan Sundaramurthy, PMP

  • VP Programs: Praveena Ravanavarapu, PMP

  • VP Marketing: Dory Forbes, PMP

  • VP Communications: Ralph Sweatte, PMP

  • VP Education: Allan Mussler, PMP

  • VP Treasurer: Jim Casey, PMP

  • VP Membership:  Open