Premium Membership Benefits
Your MPUG Premium Membership package supplies you with complete access to mpug.com, your network for content, collaboration and peer contact. Locate and chat with Project experts; stay engaged through the Project Management Network, learn via podcasts and Live Meetings, and access project management tools, resources and colleagues!
- Weekly WebNLearn Series
Participate from your desktop in practical online training and tips delivered by avid users, industry experts and Microsoft MVP’s. Missed an event? Don’t worry, the web series are recording for download in the MPUG Knowledge Library.
- MPUG Certificate Series
MPUG offers many online courses, which earn MPUG certification upon completion. Certificate series offered include Project Portfolio Management Masterclass, Scheduling, Reporting, Project Server 2010 Essentials, Project Management with Microsoft Project Essentials, and Project Management with Sharepoint Essentials.
- Members-only Knowledge Library
An interactive portal of searchable resources containing valuable community developed content, archived WebNLearns, tools and templates, tips and tricks, how-to articles and presentations.
- Earn Project Management Institute® (PMI) Credits
MPUG is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), which means you can earn your Professional Development Units (PDU) credits through a variety of MPUG activities. Learn more.
- Discussion Forum
Members can post and view questions related to Microsoft Project-related topics. Many of these topics and answers are published in the weekly MPUG newsletter.
- User Group Chapter Meetings
Members can attend chapter meetings around the world for free or at a discounted cost. Get answers to your technical questions and enjoy training and networking with the expert practitioners from the Microsoft Project community. Plus, MPUG in-person chapter meetings deliver PMI PDU credits and Microsoft Project Credit.
- Exclusive Event Invitations
Members receive special invitations to events hosted by Microsoft and other industry participants. Past invitations have included Microsoft’s Annual Project Technical Briefing, which takes place on the Microsoft Redmond campus.
- Job Board/Career Center
Members can search and post Project-related job openings through this online resource.
- The MPUG Newsletter
Members receive a subscription to MPUG’s weekly newsletter featuring Microsoft Project news, articles, job leads, chapter spotlights, training events, cartoons and more!
Stay current with project management thinking, get engaged by provocative writing and drill into the personal thoughts and practices of Project experts.
- Leadership Opportunities
Develop your skills through MPUG. Be a volunteer leader, publish articles, present at a meeting, contribute to the User Group Chapter Advocates Advisory Council, and more! To learn more visit: Starting a Chapter.
- Members-only Offers
Opportunities to participate in beta testing, webcasts, product surveys and discounts on Project-related events, books, resources, training and more.
- Technical and Professional Support
Get support and guidance from peers, Project MVPs and Microsoft via MPUG’s moderated list serve.