The Lakeshore Chapter (C193) of the Project Management Institute is a non-profit body of volunteers established in 1999 to promote the effective use of proven methodologies for structured project management in organizations in the Regions of Peel, Halton, Hamilton-Wentworth and Niagara.

The Chapter has over 2,419 members and over 68% of these members have achieved their Project Management Professional (PMP) certifications.

The Chapter provides its members with a number of networking and professional development opportunities each year, including dinner meetings, Saturday workshops and courses.

Special Announcements

President's Message

For a message from Richard Steer, our new President, click here.

Financial Statement 2013

PMI Lakeshore members are invited to review signed and final version of our audit report for December 2013.

Volunteer Opportunities with PMI Lakeshore

We have a number of opportunities for our members to get involved. Please visit VRMS on and select our community, "Lakeshore, Ontario Chapter".

Professional Development Events

Dinner Meeting: Monday, September 8, 2014
Significance of Leadership and the Role of an Effective Leader
Presenter: Dr. Mahmood Khan

Registration is open.

How would you like to join us in establishing a common understanding while discussing various models for effective leadership? The specific focus will be on Transformation and Situation Sensitive Leadership. We’ll try to understand what unique factors make a leader an effective, influential leader. This will be supplemented by brief discussions on the topics of Strategic Planning, Team Building, and Strategic Thinking. The session will further delve into detailed discussions on professional personality traits and their relevance to various leadership models within the context of Project Management.

Dr. Mahmood Khan will also share his knowledge on standard and structured project management practices, and bringing industry examples. This will include discussions on the importance of strategic planning and people management being the prerequisites to the success of projects. The attendees will get the opportunity to discuss various real life issues pertaining to the derailment of Project Management and tackle mitigation strategies to keep projects on the road to success.

For more information and registration information click here.

Professional Courses

Registration is Open.

The course is based on the 2012 [5th edition] of the PMBOK guide and is presented in a seminar and workshop form including exercises and sample questions. This course is very similar to that offered by most PMI Registered Education Providers in that it will provide an in-depth review of all the PMBOK knowledge areas. This course is being offered to PMI members only by Procept Associates Ltd. which is a premier provider of professional training programs. It is ESSENTIAL that you read the PMBOK guide in advance of attending the course.

The Fall PMP Prep Course sponsored by PMI Lakeshore will be held on all 5 Saturdays in November: Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2014.

For more information and registration information, click here.

Networking Events

PMI New Member Orientation Sessions

Registration is open.

The PMI Lakeshore Chapter cordially invites you to our free New Member Orientation and Presentation session designed to welcome you and give you the opportunity to understand what our Chapter is all about and at the end of the session, there will be a chance at a door prize.

For more information about the event and to see what the upcoming dates will be, click here.