February
2017 

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BLUE MOUNTAINPRESIDENT'S LETTER

 
 

Greetings from Jimmy Godard

Our commitment to (RACI) Retention, Acquisition, Connection, and Innovation remains steadfast as we continue to promote the profession of Project Management.

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAIN

ARTICLES

 
 

PMO for Emerging Technologies within an Organization

With all the major changes taking place in our industry, the rapid adoption of emerging technologies is essential when addressing the major challenges the business world faces.

Great New Features from Excel

Tim Runcie provides great tips on using these new features.

Dude, Where’s My Control?! Transitioning from a Project Manager to a Scrum Master Q&A

The webinar was packed with information, and here the presenter covers some questions and answers that came out of that session.

 

 

BLUE MOUNTAINEVENTS

 

 

Next Chapter Meeting

January 17, 2017  

Keynote Presentation: "Life Happens. Live It!" (How To Keep Making Progress, No Matter What Happens), with Jake French

Educational Presentation: The Leadership Secrets of Sergeant Hooper, with Mike Goss

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

Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 2017

The 3-day course provides 21 hours of instruction and 21 PDUs but homework is required and registration closes January 11! Don't delay.

PMP/CAPM Prep Course

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.

Oregon Food Bank Volunteering

January 28, 2017

Join 20 PMI Portland Chapter members to package food and have fun!

Earn Free PDUs with Advisicon!

Are you interested in growing your knowledge, staying current on PM tools, methodologies and approaches AND getting free PDUs?  If so you should definitely check out Advisicon’s Webinar Wednesdays. 

INTERFACE-Portland!

March 14, 2017

INTERFACE-Portland will be making its 14th appearance on March 14, 2017 at the Oregon Convention Center. It will feature over 80 exhibiting vendors and over 20 educational seminars - earn up to 6.5 CPE credits!  Free Admission includes lunch and hosted afternoon reception.  Register using link above.

Roundtable Meetings 
Chapter Event Calendar 
Our Speakers

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAINCOMMUNITY

 
 

Mentoring Matters

What's new in the Mentoring program?

Become a Volunteer Today!

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 Asst. Dir of the Annual Conference, Asst. VP of Finance, VP of Operations, VP of Governance, videographer, a/v staff and many 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!  Congratulations to our December winners:  Goke Owojori (Dir of Volunteers) and Scott White (Web Team in support of Volunteer team).

Job Opportunities

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

  • Project Manager 
  • Senior Project Manager
  • Senior Project Manager - Construction

Chapter Toastmasters Club 
Welcome New Volunteers

Newsletter Edited by:  Kaylan Adams

 
 

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