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Michigan Capital Area Chapter

Lunch and Learn - Growing from Gig to Gig
March 14, 2018 

Prepare for that next opportunity. What skills are in demand? What do employers look for? Join us to find ways to highlight and market your skills!

Topics may include but not limited to:

  • How to market your brand on LinkedIn
  • Building a resume that works
  • Resume review
  • Current hiring trends in the market
  • Speed interviews (mock interviews, speed dating style)

 


Agile Executive Workshop - Register Today!
March 15, 2018  

Overview
Enable your Agile initiative to deliver on the promise of speed, flexibility, quality and customer satisfaction by aligning the expectations and actions of your executive and senior management team. 

The Agile for Executive Workshop is tailored to the needs of the participants.  For private onsite workshops, the agenda is defined based on the organization’s specific needs.  Public workshops begin with a collaborative agenda-setting activity.

  


March Monthly Meeting - Registration Now Open!
March 22, 2018  

“Strategies for the New PMP” 
PMBOK® Guide 6.0 is changing: getting bigger, better and leaner more agile definitely!! How does it translate into project management processes and concepts?  Why is it important for me as a PM to know and be aware of the changes

Gabrielle B Haskins PMP,  CEO, and IT Enterprise IT Portfolio Manager for Project Executive LLC
Gabrielle is a professional business management consultant, with extensive global experience for large and small corporation in many industries, as well as Federal and State agencies.  She was teaching the entire Master Certificate in Project Management and PMIT for ESI and George Washington University for 8 years.  She has authored the ONC-Health Information Technology National Project Management and working in Healthcare team components of Curriculum in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing team in 2012. She is also a reviewer of the PMBOK V6.0 and OPM-2017  for PMI.org . She is now the President and CEO of the Michigan Capital Area Chapter of PMI in Lansing, Michigan.

“Speed Mentoring” 
Looking for a PMI soulmate near you? Introduce yourself and areas of interest. Pose your questions. Meet and get to know future mentors, protês, allies and sources of information to help you make the most of your career!

Gabrielle Haskins, PMP, CEO, and IT Enterprise IT Portfolio Manager for Project Executive LLC
Mei Lim, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, Sr. IT Project Manager, MESSA
In her 20+ years of IT experience, Mei has led teams on upgrades, systems integration and new system development projects in the health insurance and consumer goods industries.  She is responsible for business analysis, software quality assurance test automation and IT leadership in enterprise projects in her current role.  She has presented at the Agile and Beyond conference, facilitated agile coaching retreats, and conducted workshops as a 4-year steering committee member for the mid-Michigan Agile Group. 

 


PMP Prep Study Group
Wednesday Evenings - in person or via Skype
First class begins Wednesday, February 7

The study group meets regularly to help our project managers be ready for the final PMBOK® Guide V5.0 Exam. It is closing up on March 26, 2018! 

Many PMs attended our PMP Bootcamp in January and are using the study group to get ready for their scheduled exams! One Bootcamp attendee has already received her PMP certification!

The study group will be focusing on final review of terminology, concepts, area of strength and questions, questions, and more questions!  

Please join us in person at our office, or on Skype, every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm.

Michigan Capital Area Chapter of PMI
120 N. Washington Square, Suite 300
Lansing, Michigan, 48933  
 


 

Join us Thursday, March 22nd for PMXPO 2018! ProjectManagement.com is once again excited to bring you its annual virtual conference and exhibition—the 11th edition of its successful show! We broke our attendance record again last year, and want you to join us as we start our second decade of the largest virtual event in project management! Whether you’re a seasoned PM or new to the field, it's your opportunity to learn, network with thousands of your peers, earn PDUs and a badge, and broaden your perspective on project management—all from the comfort of your home or office. And best of all, it’s all free! Learn more and register.


PMI-MCAC 2017-18 Calendar of Events

 

We'll be continually making updates to the website. Keep checking with us as we make improvements to the chapter website.   

Membership Drive
Bring a friend or colleague
to a meeting
Ask about our MCAC
membership pass

PMI-MCAC Members 

 2018 - 500 Our goal! 

   2017 - 350 October 

2016 - 250


    
   
 Sponsorship Opportunities

PMI-MCAC invites you to partner with us. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here

What’s Your Annual PDU Check-up?
A year ago PMI launched the new Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. It's time to do a check-up and see how you and your colleagues have been earning PDUs so far.


PMI Announces PMIAA Passed by the U.S. Senate 
The bill was sent to former President Barack Obama for signature and enactment. This legislation will make improvements to program and project management policy across the U.S. government. It is a landmark achievement for our profession, and it would not be possible without the support of members like you. PMI has been working since 2014 on the development and passage of the PMIAA with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA). For more information on the passage of the PMIAA, read the official press release.ally offers live webinars from the industry's most respected voices on the most relevant and important topics today. These webinars also help you earn PDUs! Please keep in mind that the capacity for the live webinars is limited, but you can always watch the archived webinars later—and we offer an extensive library of on-demand webinars you can also explore. 


Read the Latest Issues of PMNetwork and PMI Today 

PMI Today January 2017

The latest issues of PMNetwork and PMI Today are now available to PMI members. In the current issue of PMNetwork one of the most famous bands in history, The Rolling Stones, brought a new level of stakeholder meticulousness to a memorabilia project. See how the project team brought them satisfaction. Be sure to also checkout the latest issue of PMI Today which features "Looking Ahead at 2017." 

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