Professional Development Days


Professional Development Days (PDD) is a two-day conference hosted by the Kansas City Mid America Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI). It is designed to help local and regional project management professionals enhance their project management skills through training, while earning continuing education credits for project management certifications.

****Early bird registration closes Monday, September 17****

What’s in it for me?

  • PDU’s – Earn 13 PDU's to help maintain your PMP® certification.
  • Networking – Meet peers, mentors, recruiters, training partners and universities that can help you with your career goals and project challenges.
  • Learn – Gain valuable new skills for your toolbox from accredited industry experts and leaders.
  • Grow – Be challenged to think outside the box with what you have learned and apply those skills to your career.
  • Fun – Enjoy some fun-time during breaks at our photo booth, playing games and winning prizes.

What’s in it for my employer?

  • Value – For a small investment, employees acquire a wealth of project management skills that can be applied on the job immediately in only two days.
  • Employee development – Arm your project managers with the latest agile methods for managing projects of any size or complexity.
  • Skill sharing – Employees can share skills and training materials with colleagues - split up to attend sessions and bring back up to five times the learning.
  • PM community involvement – Attendance gives your employees and company the chance to engage with the local Project Management Institute (PMI) Chapter.
  • Enhanced reputation – Be perceived as an innovator and forward thinker by implementing the latest project management best practices.


Please email all questions to or connect with us online for the latest PDD news and event announcements!


PDD Planning Committee

Team Lead Email
VP of Professional Development Days Mary Beth LeCluyse
Marketing Charlie Vincent
Registration Karen Eskilson
Speakers Marcy Randall
Activities Suzanne Inman
Facilities Mark Zemelman