February 2019 Newsletter Print

    President's Report

    By Bob Frasier, PMI Houston Chapter President

    Last month, I wrote about the formation of our PMI Houston Chapter 45 years ago. This perspective gives us time to not only reflect but more importantly, look ahead for where we need to position for the future.

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    Spotlight

    2019 PMI Houston Kickoff Meeting


    Thomas Goebel, PMI Houston Director of Communications

    The 2019 PMI Houston kick-off meeting was held on Saturday, January 26th. As we celebrate the 45-year anniversary as an organization, this year promises to be one of the most exciting yet!

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    We Need (more!) Volunteers, Leaders & Contributors


    Do you want to take your Chapter involvement to the next level?

    Look here to explore other Chapter volunteer opportunities!

    PMI Members Want to Meet You! Tell Us Your Story!


    We’d love to hear from you. Click here and tell us a little bit about yourself. Who knows, you might be our next featured member under Member Spotlight!

    Featured Job Opportunities!


    In search of a new direction? For the latest Project Management job postings, go here.


     

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    Professional Interest

     

    Translation Challenges in Communication

    By Paula Arthur, PMI Houston

    In the business world, there are many ways to communicate. How can project managers and communicators improve translation in a diverse and dynamic market place?

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    Applying PMBOK Principles to Your Job Search Project

    By: Chizzy Menkiti, PMI Houston Newsletter Editor

    As Project Managers, we all expect that our projects will end successfully and we will move on to the next one - right? But what if your project ends suddenly? Here are some basic tips on applying PMBOK principles to your job search.

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    Programs and Meetings

    Registration Now Open for Annual Conference

    Registration is now open for the 2019 PMI Annual Conference.

    The Conference will be held June 3-4, 2019 at the NRG Center in Houston.

    Please click on the following link to register

    Toastmasters Clubs - Tips and Discussions

    By Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

    Continuing with the “90 tips from 90 years” feature from Toastmaster’s  International. 

    Tip 36: “Find your strengths”

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    Upcoming Chapter Meetings

    Visit PMI Houston's website for all current meeting information.

    PMI Brazos Valley:  February 11th 

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    PMI North: The Art of Difficult Conversations - February 12th 

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Galleria: Proposal Skills for Project Managers - February 13th

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    PMI Central Lunch-N-Learn: Mindfullness: The Cure for INFObesity - February 19th  

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Woodlands: February 19th  

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Southwest: Building Trust and Credibility Through Your Personal Leadership Philosophy - February 20th

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    PMI Downtown: February 28th

    Select the link below to read more about this upcoming get-together!

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    Professional Development

    Enhance your skills and take your pmp or CAPM exam!

    Be sure to periodically check the PMI Houston website for updated listings.

    PMP & CAPM PREP COURSE - FEBRUARY: February 25th

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    SATURDAY PMP & CAPM PREP COURSE - MARCH: March 2nd

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    PMP & CAPM PREP COURSE - MARCH: March 25th

    Please select the link below to read more or to register!

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    Microsoft Houston PPM Summit

    Microsoft is hosting a PPM Summit at the Houston Office on February 7th.

    Venue: Microsoft Office, 750 Town and Country Blvd, Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77024.

    Please click on the link here to learn some more about the event.

    Registration details also in the link

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