PMI Portland Outreach

By Regina Koli, Director of Academic Outreach

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A Research Request from Krasimir Karamfilov, Ph.D.

Dear PMI Members,

My name is Krasimir Karamfilov, a Ph.D. in Management student at Walden University. Over the last six months, I have been working with PMI Portland's Academic Outreach team to secure project teams for my doctoral study. I attended the Chapter Meetings in May and November this year and spoke to many of your members. The response the study has received has been very positive and a few PMI Portland members expressed interest in participating in the study with their project teams. I need to recruit 66 project teams for the study, which will examine the effect of leaders' endorsement of workplace fun and organizational playfulness climate on the creativity of project teams. I'm contacting you today to ask for your help on the study to the volunteers of PMI Portland and Members to ultimately procure project teams to participate in the study. Thank you for your support and assistance.

Sincerely,

Krasimir Karamfilov

Ph.D. in Management

Walden University

karamfil@hotmail.com  


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.

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