March
2018

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Chapter President Stephen Wilks

Lots to shout about starting with a special shout out for the Outreach Portfolio; Portland Chapter to host Region 1 Leadership; 2018 Annual Conference; and PMI Portland Elections. Read more...

 
 

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One-on-One with Concordia University

Concordia University’s Jodi LaPla talks about the benefits of being a Concordia student and PMI Portland Sponsor!

 

 

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Next Chapter Meeting

March 20, 2018

Chapter meeting special: Only $10 to attend the Chapter meeting for members, non-members, students, and guests!

Keynote Presentation: Project Everest: Essential Steps for Successful Projects, with Alan Mallory

Educational Presentation: Age of Agile: Embracing an Agile Mentality, with Alan Mallory

April Chapter Meeting

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Keynote Presentation: Conflict Courage: Leading to Resolution, with Chris Sheesley

Educational Presentation: Organizational Change Management, with Cole Chatteron

Workshops

Project Everest: Agile Strategies in Leadership and Time Management

Friday, March 23, 2018

In the backcountry, your life depends upon your group’s knowledge, skills and ability to work together. Nowhere is teamwork more important! During the upcoming workshop, Alan Mallory will describe his experience summiting Everest and how project management methodologies were applied. Learn how to foster teamwork and trust with your project teams and how waterfall and Agile methods can be integrated.

Coming soon to the PMI Portland website, Portfolio Management: Linking Organizational Strategy to Execution

Thursday and Friday, May 17-18, 2018

Taught by Jeff Oltmann, principal consultant at Synergy Professional Services, this workshop focuses on portfolio management best practices, selecting the right projects, using limited resources wisely, and designing an organizational framework to govern portfolio management. This workshop is worth 16 PDUs. More information to come on this exciting workshop!

Certification Classes

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) certification examination.

This April, PMI Portland Chapter is providing two options to better serve your exam prep needs:

April 9 - 12, 2018

This 4-day boot camp presented by industry-leading project management expert and PMI Registered Education Provider Steve Norton, PMP, will prepare you to take the PMP or CAPM exam in a compressed time-frame.

Saturdays, April 21 - June 2, 2018

This 7-week exam prep class spreads the learning out to allow processing at a slower pace. It is taught by PMI Portland's team of PMP certified instructors, who are experienced project managers from a variety of industries.

Roundtable Meetings

Chapter Event Calendar 

 
 

BLUE MOUNTAINCOMMUNITY

 
 

Job Opportunities

Job of the Month

PMI Portland is looking for a paid, part-time Webmaster. Go to the Chapter Volunteer Opportunities page to apply for this vital position. This is a paid position so, don’t let the Volunteer Opportunities posting fool you!

Academic Outreach

PMI Portland Academic Scholarships; News from the PMI Academic Network; In the Know with PMIEF News; and a Research Request from Krasimir Karamfilov, Ph.D. in Management student.

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!

Chapter Toastmasters Club

Volunteer Opportunities 

Welcome New Volunteers

Editors:  Matt Hoffman, PMP, ITIL, Director of Content Marketing, and Kerry Sharp, CAPM, Asst. Director of Content Marketing

 
 

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