DECEMBER
2016

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Greetings from Jimmy Godard

Jimmy reflects on Chapter accomplishments and talks about our future.

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAIN

ARTICLES

 
 

U.S. Senate Approves the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act

Read about this important legislation and learn what this may mean to you.

Cool Timeline Tools with Microsoft’s O365 Time Reporter App

Tim Runcie provides more great tips on using Time Reporter.

Succeed with Scrum: Don't Break these 7 Rules!

Don't disregard these rules if you want to realize the benefits of Scrum and agile.

From One Project Manager to Another

Read our new monthly segment that spotlights "lessons learned" from a project you worked on in the past, or that you are currently working on. Get involved today!

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting

December 20, 2016  

Keynote Presentation: Courageously, Compassionately, Confidently Learning: A 21st Century Role for Project Managers, with Diana Larsen

Educational Presentation: Creating Environments for Team Learning, with Diana Larsen

Toy Drive: Bring a toy for a deserving child and be entered into a raffle - benefitting OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital.

Special Pricing and Deadlines:  Anyone can bring up to 4 guests – the price is only $10 each for members, non-members and guests.  NO WALKIN REGISTRATION - online registration closes Sunday 12/18 at 5 pm.

Learn Scrum in One Day

January 20, 2017

This one-day scrum training ensures everyone who attends leaves with the right tools to develop software applications with agility.

PMI-ACP Prep Course

Saturdays, starting January 21

The 3-day course provides 21 hours of instruction and 21 PDUs but homework is required! Don't delay.

PMP/CAPM Prep Course

Saturdays, January 28 - March 11, 2017

Experienced project leaders ready to become certified Project Management Professionals (PMP), and those looking to establish credibility in the application of project management processes as a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), will both benefit from this course as they prepare for the Project Management Institute (PMI) examination.

Roundtable Meetings 
Chapter Event Calendar 
Our Speakers

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAINCOMMUNITY

 
 

Mentoring Matters

What's new in the Mentoring program?

Check out the Westside Roundtable

January welcomes Tom Cox, who will share the results of 14 years studying extraordinary leadership.

How to Connect to PMI Global

Spotlight on the PMIEF (Educational Foundation).

Become a Volunteer Today!

It's a new year and teams are forming!  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?  We currently have openings for Tech Staff, Director of Mentoring Program, Asst. Dir. of Volunteer Communication, AV staff, and more! 

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 November winners, Carrie de Freitas, Dir. of Special Events, and Regina Koli, Dir. of Academic Outreach

Job Opportunities

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

  • Corporate Project Manager, PGE
  • Project Manager III, Portland
  • Junior PM, PMO, Portland

Chapter Toastmasters Club 
Welcome New Volunteers

Newsletter Edited by:  Kaylan Adams

 
 

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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

Sponsors

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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