FEBRUARY
2016

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Greetings from the Oval Office

Saby Waraich keeps us up to date on Chapter happenings.

 
 

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ARTICLES

 
 

Listen to What you Cannot See

This article is a great example of the wealth of content available to Chapter members from projectmanagement.com.  Use the Stop-Look-Listen model to avoid risks.

PM Tech Corner

Tim Runcie talks about his "go-to" free productivity tools.

PDU Reporting Expert

Trish Kelley exposes the "Dos" and "Don'ts" of PDU reporting.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting

February 16, 2016  Late registration begins Sunday, February 14.
Keynote Presentation: Building the First "Steamship" in History, with John Laurence Busch
Educational Presentation:
PDU Reporting Rules Update, with Trish Kelley

Killer Competencies that Drive Your Success

February 18, 2016   Learn how to leverage technical expertise with another great competency - clear communications. Teams that communicate well execute beautifully - and have a lot more fun doing it!

Portfolio Management

March 16-17, 2016  Linking organizational strategies to execution.  16 PDUs! 

INTERFACE Conference

March 10, 2016  PMI Portland Chapter is partnering up with INTERFACE conference at the Oregon Convention Center. As a member of PMI Portland Chapter, you can attend for FREE!

Bullying in Project Management

April 20, 2016  The Canary in the Coal Mine.  Become acquainted with the many proactive, preventative measures that project managers can take to mitigate the risks of project bullying and improve the workplace environment for everyone.  Read this article about this important topic.

Roundtable News

Visit the Roundtable web page for the latest on speakers, special events and meeting date or location changes.

 
 
 

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!  Many congratulations to the January Volunteers of the Month - Kaylan Adams, Wes Smith and Jerry Young! 

Volunteers Give Back at MLK Day of Service - Oregon Food Bank

Read about Chapter volunteers who had fun working at the Oregon Food Bank in January. 
March 19 is our next Oregon Food Bank event.  Click here for more information and to sign up

Chapter Member Networking Event - Winterhawks

March 20, 2016  Join other Chapter members at the final  Winterhawks game of the season.  Bring a guest, network, and have fun!  Tickets will go fast so don't wait.

Job Opportunities

Chapter Members, receive the latest PM job openings in your email.  Recent job postings:

  • PM 2 (non-IT), Capital Portfolio Management
  • PM II, 12 months, BPA
  • Sr. PM, 6+ months, Enterprise PMO

PMI Portland Chapter Toastmasters Club

Do you want to become a better speaker?  Learn leadership skills?  Earn PDUs?  Com join your fellow PMI Portland Chapter members every Wednesday evening.

Volunteer Recognition Event

Chapter volunteers, mark your calendar - we will celebrate and be recognized on June 4, 2016!

Become a Volunteer Today!

What better time to earn PDUs, grow your network, learn new skills, and have fun

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  • Asst. Dir. of PMP Certification
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Welcome New Volunteers

Newsletter Edited by:  Kaylan Adams

 
 

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Total Members 2359
New members this year 510
PMP® Members 1493
CAPM® Members 43
PgMP® Members 9
PMI-SP® Members 2
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