PMI Southwest: How to Grow a Project Manager: Making Professional Development a Project Priority

    July 18, 2018
    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:


    Keith Bower
    VP Professional Development

    Keith Bower, Ph.D., serves as Vice President Professional Development for PMI Houston. Under Keith’s leadership, our PD Team is working to offer chapter members new training and certification opportunities that directly support our personal career needs and aspirations. Keith would love to hear how PMI can better support you. His contact information is included below.

    Keith has worked in project management on five continents, consulting on over 100 major oil and gas projects and teaching major capital project management. He also consults with leaders and organizations in all sectors helping them lead, manage and serve more effectively across complex cultural differences. Keith is President of Energy Project Coach, LLC (energy) and Syndéo Consulting (culture). He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Mathematics. Keith and his wife live in Katy.

     
    Topic Description:
    Organizations talk a lot about developing their people. But when it comes right down to it, team members are usually assigned not to develop new skills but to apply old ones. On most projects, People Development almost always takes a back seat to Project Delivery. What can leaders do to marry these priorities – to both deliver their projects and develop their people? What can employees do to increase the likelihood that their next project assignment will enhance their existing skills or even impart new skills? In this session, Keith Bower, Ph.D., VP Professional Development, PMI Houston, will share a simple strategy for creating meaningful developmental opportunities on each and every project.
    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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