PMI Nova Scotia Background

Since its founding in 1969, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has grown to be the organization of choice for the project management professional. With close to 700,000 members in more than 215 countries worldwide, PMI is the leading non-profit professional association in the area of Project Management. PMI establishes project management standards, provides seminars, educational programs and professional certification that more and more organizations desire for their project leaders.

Chartered in January 1998, the Nova Scotia Chapter has been very active in providing professional development workshops, networking events, seminars, and symposiums. The Chapter holds a variety of professional development programs and mentoring to assist members working toward a PMI certification, such as the Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) designation.

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Vision and Mission Statements

Vision: To be a vibrant chapter that continues to be the project management hub for industries and communities in Nova Scotia and the benchmark for other PMI Chapters.

Mission: Empowering individuals to fulfill their potential by promoting Project Management practices as a collaborative chapter.

Event Cancellation Policy

PMI Nova Scotia Chapter reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrolment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. If PMI Nova Scotia cancels an event, registrants will be provided a full refund. 


The following rules apply if a participant cancels his or her registration:

1. Cancellation Request Process: Cancellations will be accepted only via e-mail at

2. Cancellation Deadline is as follows (unless otherwise specifically stated on registration materials):

   i.  Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner Meeting - 5:00PM four (4) business days prior to the event

   ii. Professional Development Event - 5:00 PM five (5) business days prior to the event

3. Refund and transfer of registrations:

   ii.  Cancellations received prior to the Cancellation Deadline are eligible for a refund less an administrative fee of the greater of $25 or 4% of the registration amount.  

   iii. Cancellations received after the Cancellation Deadline are not eligible for a refund. 

   iv. The registrant may transfer the full registration amount to another person with no administrative fee (this includes whether the cancellation is received prior to or after the cancellation deadline)

4. Refund Processing:

   i.  Refunds will be processed no later than 30 days after the cancellation date.

   ii. Refunds will be credited to the credit card used for registration, depending upon the original payment method.