OCTOBER 5, 2015
AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT: FAD OR FUNDAMENTAL?
The PMI Michigan Capital Area Chapter of the Project Management Institute invites you to attend its 2015 Professional Development Day which will take place on Monday, October 5th at the Causeway Bay Lansing Hotel & Convention Center - 6820 South Cedar, Lansing, Michigan. The theme for the day will be Agile Project Management. We have a great line-up of presenters well-versed in practicing and applying Agile principles in the management of projects. Whether you are a novice or an expert, PMI-MCAC PDD 2015 will give you a new angle on Agile so you can decide if it is just a passing craze or an important concept to be considered in project management. In addition, you will earn seven (7) PDUs towards maintaining your PMP and have the opportunity to network with other practitioners in the project management profession. So please plan to join us and learn more about Agile - it will be worth your while!
Welcome to the PMI Michigan Capital Area (MCAC) Chapter
Project Management Institute (PMI), with more than 150,000 members in over 150 countries, is the world's foremost advocate for the project management profession. A vital and forward-thinking organization, PMI is comprised of 236 chartered chapters, 34 new potential chapters, 33 Specific Interests Groups (SIGs) and two colleges. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research and provides education, certification and professional exchange opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. PMI advances the careers of practitioners, while enhancing overall business and government performance, through documentation of return on investment.
The Michigan Capital Area Chapter (MCAC) is established to provide a professional forum dedicated to promoting project management excellence by:
- Encouraging the development of Project Managers and the Project Management Profession through PM mentoring, education and training;
- Promoting project management as a critical function in organizations;
- Ensuring project management is recognized as a solution; and,
- Advancing MCAC as leaders in project management in Mid-Michigan.
The Michigan Capital Area Chapter (MCAC) is the key project management authority for providing tools, techniques, training and other innovative solutions for the project management professional in the Mid-Michigan area.
We aim to increase the practice and identification of project management solutions in partnership with various sectors of government, academia and business. We aim to be recognized as a fundamental solution for achieving organizational results and developing project management professionals.
- Achieve and maintain a high level of member satisfaction.
- Provide opportunities for professional development and knowledge acquisition.
- Continue to lead the Region 4 in percentage of membership growth.
- Facilitate innovative thinking and exchange of ideas by sharing what we know and learn from others.
- Be a resource for business and civic organizations on the benefits of project management and certification.
- Participate in government, commercial and civic events annually to present PMI literature and promote project management.
- Develop and enhance relationships with other organizations, as appropriate, to support the adoption of project and program management.
- Identify and create new market and business opportunities to promote project management.
- Develop a community mentoring program in our members participate in either as coaches or mentors.
- Use chapter volunteers, support staff and financial resources to capitalize on opportunities in our geographical area of responsibility.
- Work with other chapters to synergize efforts.
- Demonstrate leadership in everything we do, and actively recruit and train future chapter leaders.
- Provide members with networking opportunities with local businesses.
For Chapter Correspondence:
MCAC President Harlan Bridges, PMP
Michigan Capital Area Chapter PMI
PO Box 15021
Lansing, Michigan 48901