PMI Portland Outreach Portfolio Oct 2017 Newsletter

By Regina Koli, Director of Academic Outreach

1) PMI Portland Academic Sponsorship News:

The PMI Portland Chapter is proud to welcome George Fox University as our new Platinum Sponsor. George Fox University (GFU, is Oregon’s nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth. If you missed the project management degree program students’ attendance at the September meeting, please join us throughout this year and next, as their presence will be known during the PMI Portland Chapter meetings. Let us all welcome them!

2) News from PMI Academic Network:

Now available: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge Guide  (PMBOK) – Sixth Edition and Agile Practice Guide (Publication Bundle). The PMBOK  – Sixth Edition is the latest version of this leading global resource for project managers. New to this edition are knowledge areas that contain sections entitled “Approaches for Agile” and “Iterative and Adaptive Environments,” describing how these practices integrate in project settings. Also new this year is the inclusion of the Agile Practice Guide. Together for the first time, these publications deliver comprehensive information on key project delivery approaches – predictive, agile, and hybrid LEARN MORE

2) In the Know with PMIEF News:

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About the Author

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Regina Koli, Director of Academic Outreach

Regina is an industry professional in Finance, Insurance and Mortgage. She held professional licenses in the finance industry, series 6 and 63, and also health and Life. Her mortgage and banking industry background stems from a Teller to Senior Banker to Home Equity and 1st mortgage underwriter. Regina earned her CAPM during her studies  at The Oregon Institute of Technology then graduated and holds a BS in Operations Management. Additional certifications  include Business Analysis, and Agile methodologies. She looks forward to bringing the knowledge of project management and PMI into our local colleges and universities.