PMI Galleria: Feedback for Growth and Mastery

    August 08, 2018
    5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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    Houston Community College (West Loop Campus)
    5601 West Loop S
    Houston, TX 77081
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    PMI Galleria Meeting

    Pre Meeting: PMO: Shift, Elevate & Align
    Shanta Eaden, PMP, MBA, CSM
    Weatherford

    Shanta has dedicated her 20+ year career to managing change and executing strategies through effective project delivery practices.   She joined Weatherford in October 2014 to start an IT Project Management Office (PMO).  The PMO is committed to project excellence, building trusted partnerships and creating success for Weatherford. 

    Her educational achievements include an MBA from LeTourneau University, a BA from Texas Southern University and Project Management Professional certifications.  Shanta’s purpose is serving and mentoring youth, women organizations and colleagues in a manner which empowers self-learning and strengthens capabilities. 

    Topic Description:

    PMO has been traditionally seen as an organization that only provides standards and processes related to project delivery.  There is a huge opportunity for PMOs to also be leveraged as a strategic partner, intently focused on delivering on organizational strategies. 

    This will be an interactive session discussing:

    - PMO shifting from traditional delivery and governance to strategic   alignment

    - Cross-functional facilitation, alignment and prioritization

    - Talent development

    This session qualifies for:
    Strategic    
         
    Dinner Meeting: Feedback for Growth & Mastery
    Rashid Kapadia

    Rashid N. Kapadia, PMP, is a speaker, project manager, engineer, consultant, and author of “Necessary Bridges: Public Speaking & Storytelling for Project Managers & Engineers”.

    Born & raised in India, he started his career in the merchant navy, where over 17 years he progressed from marine engineering apprentice to chief engineer. Rashid moved to the US in 1995 pursuing a Masters degree in Marine Management and other advanced marine commercial certification in Chartering and Agency. In the US, over 14 years, he worked for 3 organizations providing leadership in commercial merchant shipping, chartering & operations, marine and offshore engineering and repair operations, project management, and business development. In 2014 he took a career sabbatical to write a book and polish his public speaking skills. In 2015, along with his wife Anahita, he co-founded Necessary Bridges, Inc. He is an evangelist for “Public Speaking, & Storytelling” and for “Regular & Disciplined Reading”.

    Rashid is a lifelong student and an avid reader—committed to reading 50 non-fiction books every year—and is constantly on the lookout for new knowledge that can be applied to uplift professions and solve problems.

    Topic Description:
    This session qualifies for one of the following:
    Strategic    

     

    Meeting Agenda:
    5:30 pm to 6:30 pm     Pre-dinner Speaker Presentation

    6:30 pm to 7:00 pm     Networking, Dinner Opens, Chapter Announcements
    7:00 pm to 8:00 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation


    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

    Save a copy for your records

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