The Woodlands Meeting: There is no such thing as an Average Project

    April 17, 2018
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    The Sam Houston State University Woodlands Center
    3380 College Park Drive, Room 110
    The Woodlands, TX 77384
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    PMI Woodlands Meeting Venue: There is no such thing as an Average Project

    Jim Benvie, PMP
    TyauvinOn Solutions LLC




    Jim Benvie, PMP is a speaker and consultant, with TyauvinOn Solutions LLC. Project Management.

    He currently serves as VP of Programs for PMI Houston.
    He served for 29 years with NOV, prior to retiring last year.
    Working in various locations and roles, but predominantly in aftermarket projects, service and support.
    He lives with his wife Juliet in the Tomball area.
    His interests are, reading, history, and cycling.

    Topic Description:  There is no such thing as an Average Project

    Although we often do not realize it we make countless decisions based on “Average”. The average worker, average student, the average project, the average American.
    Is this or that person, above average, below average or just average?
    What is average, and why do we use it?
    Is this still a valid way to think in the 21st century, in our post-industrial world?
    Jim will examine these questions, and the idea that the systems, which worked for us in the industrial era, are no longer serving us well.
    If we are going to have successful companies and projects going forward, we need to take a radically different approach to how we, educate, select and develop the team members of the future.

     

     

     

     

     

    Topic Description:  There is no such thing as an Average Project

    This Session Qualifies for: 

    Strategic    


    You can reach the SHSU Woodlands Center at phone number: 936-202-5000.


    Directions to SHSU The Woodlands Center:
    3380 College Park Drive
    The Woodlands, TX 77384
    936-202-5000 (phone)
    936-202-5090 (fax)

    • I-45 to exit 79 (242) and head West.
    • Take a right on West Campus Dr. (4th traffic light)
    • Take a right at first entrance, there will be a sign that says Sam Houston State University The Woodlands Center.
    • Please park in the parking garage.

     


    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)
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    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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