Upcoming Events


December 2020 - Annual Chapter Meeting

12-01-2020 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

All chapter members and those interested in learning more about our chapter are encouraged to attend our annual chapter meeting. We will share information about how 2020 has impacted the chapter, point out some special events that occurred this year, and provide the 2020 financial report. We’ll also give attendees an opportunity to provide us with your feedback throughout the meeting.

Feel free to enjoy your lunch while you connect with us online. We’d love to see a large percentage of our members join for this update on the chapter!

Let us know you’re planning to join by registering for the virtual meeting at

A link to the meeting will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event.


December 2020 - Lunch PM Network – Tips and Technique from the PMBOK Agile Practice Guide

12-10-2020 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Our last five meetings focused on a back-to-basics review of the five PMBOK process groups and gave shared insight to best practices where our projects aren’t taking advantage of the key tools and inputs of each group or phase.

To round out 2020, we are going to do a similar look at the PMBOK 6: Agile Practice Guide. In addition to a good review of some agile basics – we want to share tips for overcoming sticky spots and incorporating agile tools in traditional projects to keep moving our organizations toward the best possible outcomes.

You will receive a link to Zoom before the meeting. 


December 2020 4-Day PMP/CAPM Exam Prep – 6 + Agile Ed. - Instructor-led virtual class via GotoMeeting

12-15-2020 9:00 am - 12-18-2020 6:00 pm

Velociteach’s 4-Day PMP Exam Prep Course is comprehensive, accelerated, and focused on a single goal: Equip students with the knowledge and techniques they need to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. In our 4-Day class you’ll learn Velociteach’s proprietary “can’t miss” strategies for answering difficult exam questions, unlock the secret to learning the massive amount of content found in the PMBOK® Guide 6th edition, and take loads of quizzes that look and feel like the actual PMP Exam. We’ll help you think the way PMI thinks, giving you the right frame of reference needed to approach the exam with PMI’s mindset.

When you take Velociteach’s live PMP Exam Prep Course you get more than just an instructor-led class. We give you a comprehensive, accelerated learning program that includes live instruction, eLearning, step-by-step guidance, and all the study tools you’ll need to pass the PMP exam. Among the resources provided is the bestselling textbook The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, written by Velociteach CEO Andy Crowe.

Now Offering Business Analysis Learning!!!
BA Academy On Demand
(Ends on December 31, 2020)

PMI Mid-Missouri Chapter is happy to make available to our members a set of business analysis courses offered through BA Academy. The classes are on-demand, which means you can take the courses anytime and anywhere that is most convenient for you! The courses are developed and instructed by Laura Paton, MBA, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBA, CSM, IIBA-AAC, Chair and Core Team Author for PMI standards in business analysis, including:

  • PMI Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide (2015) 
  • The PMI Guide to Business Analysis (2018)

PMI-PBA Prep (35 hours)

** Use this code MID-MO-20 to receive 20% off now through July 18, 2020 for chapter members enrolling in the PMI-PBA Prep course! **

This PMI-PBA® prep course is intended to prepare students who are interested in sitting for the PMI-PBA® exam as well as anyone who is interested in completing an in-depth exploration of the business analysis profession. Business analysis managers, PMI directors, and heads of business analysis consultancy practices have gleaned great benefit from the information contained in this course.

Course objectives:

  • Identify the 6 business analysis knowledge areas and what each covers as presented in The PMI Guide to Business Analysis
  • Recognize how to apply the various processes, tools, techniques, knowledge and skills that comprise the business analysis profession
  • Develop a comprehensive viewpoint into how business analysis is utilized to support successful projects, programs, and portfolio management
  • More effectively plan your certification studies including clearly locating the available sources available for reference and use
  • Assess your personal readiness for taking the PMI-PBA® exam

 BA Fundamentals (8 hours)

This course provides the basics of business analysis, beginning with an overview of what business analysis entails. Students are led through a thorough description of the areas of knowledge, commonly performed processes, basic terminology, and a comparison between project management and business analysis. If you are not confident in your understanding of business analysis or are looking for a course to refresh your skills, this course provides that solid introduction and baseline of knowledge that no team member should be without.   

  • Recognize the major activities that comprise business analysis
  • Compare/contrast project management to business analysis
  • Define core business analysis terminology 
  • Identify the 14 characteristics of well-written requirements
  • Differentiate between business analysis for waterfall and agile

Membership Statistics

Total Members 223
New Members This Year 26
PMP® Members 167
CAPM® Members 4
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 20
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 51
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 221
Student Members 0
Other Members 2
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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 Professional Development Conference


Due to Covid-19, Professional Development Conference will not be held in 2020.

Looking forward to seeing you at next year’s conference which is scheduled for October 7-8, 2021.

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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