PMI The Woodlands: "Creating a Motivational Climate"

    August 21, 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:


    Ken Smith
    Academy Leadership

    Ken Smith is a distinguished graduate from the United States Military Academy class of 1996, where he earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He left the Army as a Major after 12 years as an Infantry officer, including two combat tours. Ken earned the Bronze Star Medal during his service in Iraq and is a Ranger School graduate. He holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University.

    Ken lives his passion transforming good managers into inspirational leaders. He merges theoretical knowledge with real-world experiences to deliver a unique leadership development experience. He is especially skilled at developing introverts and technical individuals after spending 9 years leading engineering teams in the oil and gas industry. 

    Academy Leadership, a Registered Education Provider for the Project Management Institute, is a veteran-owned leadership development team that works with the heads of organizations who experience frustration with aspects of their leadership team’s performance. This could be communication challenges, low motivation, or lack of accountability or difficulty resolving a conflict. We develop leaders who deliver results.

    Topic Description:
    Projects often suffer from a lack of motivation (LOM).  Project Managers often have to figure out how to motivate members of the team.  Motivation actually comes from within a person, but that doesn’t mean a leader has no expectation.   The project manager can inspire people by managing the environment that allows motivation to cultivate.
    This Session Qualifies for: 
    Leadership    


    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 website)  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”
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    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"
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