MAY
2016

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Greetings from the Oval Office

Read Saby's take on the Region 1 Conference in Victoria and other Chapter activities.

Board Elections - Voting is open until May 24!

Chapter members, vote now for your new Board of Directors.  

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAIN

ARTICLES

 
 

Does Hybrid Project Management Mean a Hybrid Team?

As agile grows, there are more variables introduced that make it harder to keep those dedicated teams intact. So how do we deal with this? Do we have to minimize these disruption scenarios, or can we create an environment where teams are more comfortable with the shifts?

Big Changes in this year's Annual Conference

Jean Richardson reveals plans for an expanded Annual Conference to be held at the Oregon Convention Center, August 26-27, 2016.

Mentoring Program Update

The Chapter Mentoring Program has been underway for several months - see what we've been up to.

PM Tech Corner

Tim Runcie talks about Communicating with Timelines using Visio and MS Project 2016. Learn some great tricks!

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting

May 24, 2016  Late registration begins Sunday, May 22.
Keynote Presentation: Risk Management - Texas Hold'em Tactics for the Project Manager, with Dr. James Brown 
Educational Presentation: Growing Your PM Leadership Tool Kit, with Connie Plowman

Next Chapter Meeting and Annual Business Meeting will be June 14, 2016 (2nd Tuesday)

Veteran's Info Fair

May 22, 2016  Don't miss this free event to learn about educational and career oportunities for venters in the project management field. 

Conflict Management for Project Managers

May 25, 2016  When properly handled, conflicts are resolved in a manner that maintains relationships and produces mutually agreeable outcomes.

Organization Change Management for Project Teams

June 10, 2016  This workshop helps PMO managers, executive sponsors, project managers, and their project teams understand why and how to make change last.

Certified Scaled Agilist Workshop

June 16-17, 2016  The SAFe® Agilist certification program is for executives, managers and Agile change agents responsible for leading a Lean-Agile change initiative in a large software enterprise.

2016 Annual Conference

August 26-27, 2016  The dates are set and the venue is booked.  Watch our site and your email for details as they become available.  

Roundtable News

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

 
 
 

BLUE MOUNTAINCOMMUNITY

 
 

Annual Conference - Call for Speakers!

You have until May 30 to apply to become a speaker at the region's premiere event for Project Managers.  Apply today!

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 April Volunteer of the Month - Kathy Kiwala

Anchors Aweigh!

Join Us For Our Annual Volunteer Recognition Event on the Portland Spirit, June 4, 2016!  Volunteers, watch your email for details.

Job Opportunities

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

  • Sr. Director, IT PMO 
  • Construction Project Manager
  • Project Manager 3

PMI Portland Chapter Toastmasters Club

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

Become a Volunteer Today!

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

Welcome New Volunteers

Newsletter Edited by:  Kaylan Adams

 
 

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New members this year 510
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