JUNE 
2016

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Greetings from the Oval Office

Read Saby's farewell address.  Thank you, Saby, for your service, enthusiasm and leadership.  

Board Elections - Welcome New Board Members!

The new PMI Portland Chapter Board takes the reins on July 1. Many thanks to outgoing board members Bob Bondaruk, Gay Lynn Calonge, Josh Moriarty, and Alan John.

 
 

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ARTICLES

 
 

Lifting the Hood on Project Management

There is no single, uniform way to manage projects, nor should there be. We need to evolve unique strategies to deliver them; some of those strategies may be rooted in what is familiar, while others may require more creativity and innovation to develop.

PM Tech Corner

Tim Runcie covers Risk Management - what are the differences between Agile and Waterfall in this crucial arena?  

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting & Annual Business Meeting

June 14, 2016  Special pricing and registration deadlines!  

Pay only $10 each and you can bring up to 4 guests for the same price!  All registration closes Sunday, June 12, at midnight!
Keynote Presentation: Are you a Project Manager or a Quality Manager? Wait, aren’t they the same? with Sandeep Patil
Educational Presentation: Agile @ the City, with Mark Liebe
Annual Business Meeting: As required by our bylaws, we will devote 10 minutes during our June Chapter meeting for the Annual Business meeting.

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.

Getting Great Results from Retrospectives

July 7-8, 2016.  Learn how retrospectives contribute to continuous process and teamwork improvement on every project.

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

 
 

Mentoring Program Update

The Chapter's successful Mentoring Program is starting another round this summer.  Read all about it - signups will begin soon.

Become a Volunteer Today!

The Marketing and Volunteer teams are expanding and need your help.  Get in on the ground floor and make a difference!  What better time to earn PDUs, grow your network, learn new skills, and have fun

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 May Volunteers of the Month - Chen Chen and Mike Goss!

Job Opportunities

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

  • Senior, Enterprise Project Manager, NWEA
  • Project Manager, Willamette Falls Legacy Project
  • Corporate Project Manager, PGE

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.

Welcome New Volunteers

Newsletter Edited by:  Jodi Weyrauch

 
 

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Chapter Membership

Total Members 2359
New members this year 510
PMP® Members 1493
CAPM® Members 43
PgMP® Members 9
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 5
PMI-ACP® Members 85
PfMP® Members 1
PMI-PBA® Members 3
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 2306
Student Members 44
Other Members 9

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We wish to thank each of the Chapter sponsors for their continued support of the organization and their recognition of the importance of project management in the Portland area. To learn how your organization can become a Chapter sponsor, please visit Become a Sponsor

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