November
2017 

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Chapter President Stephen Wilks

November highlights: Chapter leaders from all over North America and the rest of the world came together in Chicago to learn more about how to be better volunteer leaders and what PMI has to offer chapters; global leadership mentioned that on March 26th there would be major changes on the ACP; PMI Portland is happy to support Elmonica Elementary School along with the Eco Club and their Go Green Initiative. Read more...

 
 

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ARTICLES

 
 

Realizing the Power of Connecting - It’s All About the People

What happens when your volunteer experience suddenly turns into a life-changing event; opening doors and revealing unnoticed possibilities? That happened to me at this year’s PMI LIM 2017 conference.

One-on-One with Ben Newbill

This month’s One-on-One with VanderHouwen’s Ben Newbill shines a light on the amazing benefits sponsors bring to our membership.

Business Intelligence Tools Expanding Availability for PMO’s and PM’s

The Tech Corner is designed to help Project to Portfolio managers leverage tools, technologies and best practices in delivering stellar value in your daily work activities.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting

November 21, 2017

Keynote Presentation: Technology Roadmapping, with Tugrul Daim

Educational Presentation: Creating and Communicating a Culture of Inclusion in Politically Divisive Times, with Nanu Iyer

PMP/CAPM Exam Prep Boot Camp

November 28 - December 1, 2017

This four-day boot camp will bring the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition methodology and real-world experience into focus. It will walk you through the skills and strategies that are essential to passing the PMP and CAPM exams. This is a very popular course - don't delay!

PMI-ACP Exam Prep

Saturdays, January 27 - February 10, 2018

This three-day course provides 21 hours of Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition instruction and 21 PDUs! That means you can get great career-enhancing training and 21 PDUs in just 3 days! Register before December 21, 2017, and receive early bird pricing.

The Surprising Power of Liberating Structures: Simple Rules to Unleash a Culture of Innovation

November 17, 2017

This workshop introduces you to 33 tools that will help your organization save time and money, unleash innovation, and create an inclusive culture.

Roundtable Meetings

Chapter Event Calendar 

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAINCOMMUNITY

 
 

Volunteer of the Month

The Volunteer of the Month award recognizes a volunteer who has been nominated by their peers for their outstanding work. Nominate someone for this prestigious award!

Bookshelf

By selecting a book and writing a review, you can earn PDUs and have your review published in our Newsletter and with PM World Journal. Please contact the Newsletter team if you would like to write a review. See the Book Review Program page for details.

Chapter Toastmasters Club

Volunteer Opportunities 

Job Opportunities 

Welcome New Volunteers

Editors:  Matt Hoffman, PMP, ITIL, Asst. Director of Content Marketing, and Kerry Sharp, CAPM

 
 

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