December 2017 Newsletter Print

    President's Report

    From the President

    By Amy Stonesifer, PMI Houston Chapter President

    Outgoing PMIH president Amy Stonesifer shares her final thoughts as she turns over the reins of leadership.  Read her article here.

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    Spotlight

    Meet our Leadership! – Jack Wilson, VP of Outreach

    Continuing with our MiniBios series, meet the Chapter’s Vice President of Outreach, Jack Wilson. Learn about Jack’s philosophy regarding Project Management and more! Read the full article here.

    New Galleria Venue Location Announcement!

    Dave Wilkerson, Programs Director Central and South

    The Galleria section has a new home!  Read the announcement here

     

    We Need Volunteers and Leaders!  

    Do you want to take your Chapter involvement to the next level? Our Programs Team currently needs Program Directors and the Finance Team needs Finance Volunteers. Visit Opportunity Detail 11599and Opportunity Detail 11710to read more about the positions, or look here to read about other Chapter volunteer opportunities, like include Lunch and Learn Central Lead, Galleria Venue Lead Assistant, and Downtown Venue Lead Assistant!

    Featured Job Opportunities! 

    In search of a new direction?  Explore fulfilling Project Management jobs here.  

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    Professional Interest

    You, Robot!

    By Thomas Goebel, Volunteer Content Writer for the PMI Houston Chapter

    Will the company vending machines soon carry machine oil? Screwdrivers and replacement springs in the first-aid kit in the nurse’s station? The Robot revolution seems to be poised to take over the world. Read the full article here.

    Commander's Intent

    By Keith Willeford, Volunteer Content Writer for the PMI Houston Chapter

    As project managers, we often undertake projects for which there is some precedence, and we would be remiss if we accepted a contract before we were fully confident in the scope and risks involved.  The armed forces also draw on...  Read the full article here.

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    Programs and Meetings

    Toastmasters Clubs - Tips and Discussions

     

    By Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

    Quote: "Those who tell the stories rule the world” – Native American Proverb

    -  Toastmaster International's "90 Tips From 90 Years".  21. Fuel your mental engine. Eat a light meal at least 20 minutes prior to your speech. Read the full article here.

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    Professional Development

    Enhance your skills and professional network in 2017!

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

    PMP & CAPM Prep Course - December

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

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    PMI Southwest: January

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

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    PMP & CAPM Prep Course - January

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    PMI Management Framework - January

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

    Read More and Register

    Stay tuned for information on upcoming PMP & CAPM prep courses!

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    Special Information for Members

    PMI Support

    The following is information from PMI Global regarding certification and membership. They are prepared to offer hardship support for PMI Houston members.  The customer care team can assist you with questions.

    PMI Global Support:

    If you have questions about your certification.

    Reach out to PMI Global’s customer care they can answer questions and provide the best information and solutions.

    3 ways to connect to PMI Customer care:

    Phone  +1 610- 356-4600  (8:00 am to 8:00 pm US ET)

    Chat function available through https://www.pmi.org/about/contact (8:00 am to 8:00 pm US ET) or email @ customercare@pmi.org

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