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    Southwest: Leading the Rainbow: Ensuring the Success of a Diverse Team

    October 18, 2017
    5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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    Schlumberger - Sugar Land Campus
    210 Schlumberger Drive
    Sugar Land, TX 77478
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    PMI Southwest Meeting Venue:


    Alana M. Hill, PMP
    2Hill Consulting Services

    Alana M. Hill, PMP is a passionate speaker, author, and consultant at 2Hill Consulting Services. Her experience as an engineer and certified Project Management Professional (PMP) in energy and learning technology provides real?world insight into how people and teams can excel. Her international, cross-functional business expertise shapes her perspective of change leadership and seasons her presentations. Throughout her career, Alana has led diverse teams and delivered high-impact workshops all over the world.

    She is an engaging and dynamic keynote speaker, appealing to audiences of various types and sizes. Alana makes a lasting impact at conferences, corporations, retreats, schools and churches, delivering high-energy, principle-based content. She changes hearts and minds, inspiring leaders to overcome adversity and build resilience.

    Before establishing her consultancy in 2006, Alana enjoyed a colorful career with Schlumberger advancing from a Field Engineer to a Program Manager. In her tenure with the oilfield services giant, she not only managed multiple technology implementations, she also learned to drive an 18-wheeler!  Alana holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and has twenty years in leadership and talent development.

    Topic Description: Leading the Rainbow: Ensuring the Success of a Diverse Team

    Workplace diversity isn't just about color, but about recognizing different ideas, talents, and perspectives. In this program, Alana relies on her years as a corporate, non-profit, and independent business leader to explore how to appreciate and manage diversity. Learn best-practices for getting management and individual contributor buy-in to Diversity & Inclusion programs. By understanding its benefits and value, leaders can greatly improve the impact that diversity has on team performance. Appreciating Diversity....the Ms. Engineer Way!

    Learning Objectives:

    Participants will learn how to:

    • Communicate the business case for Diversity & Inclusion in their organization
    • Maximize the impact that different ideas have on innovation and creativity
    • Champion and promote diversity for the benefit of their team, organization, and industry
    • Evaluate their organization's Cultural Climate for alignment with their customers and vendors
    This Session Qualifies for: 
    Leadership    

     
    Location:
    Schlumberger Sugar Land Campus
    Forum Cafe
    210 Schlumberger Drive
    713-234-0550

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    Professional Development Units (PDU) for PMI certified professionals:

    The introduction of the updated CCR system, has resulted in a much simpler procedure for claiming PDUs. As before, there are no specific PDU codes for events that award up to 2 PDUs. Each PMI Houston meeting with a 1-hour presentation, on a PM Talent Triangle topic, equals 1 PDU. (The category for each presentation will be indicated on the web-site)  This includes dinner meetings, pre-dinner meetings and meetings at any of PMI Houston's satellite venues.  If you attended both pre-dinner and dinner presentations, please submit 2 PDU claims following the process below for each presentation event.

    Procedure for getting PDU credit for PMI® Houston’s meetings towards the recertification of your PMI credential (PMP, PgMP, etc.):

    1. Go to www.pmi.org and log in using your pmi.org Username and Password.
    2. Select myPMI and click on “Report PDUs”
    3. Click on “Organization Meetings” and fill in the form.
    4. Organization Host " PMI Houston "
    5. Title  “Chapter Meeting”
    6. Meeting Number (Optional)  C012 (zero)
    7. Date Started Use Calendar to complete
    8. Date Completed Use Calendar to complete
    9. PDUs claimed - Enter 1, under the relevant category of the Talent Triangle. (Each 1 hr. presentation equals 1 PDU)
    10. Review the data entered, if correct click the box indicating "I agree this claim is accurate"
    11. Click Submit

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