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

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PMI Southwest: January

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course - January

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PMI Management Framework - January

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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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