July 2018 Newsletter Print

President's Report

By Terry Minhas, PMI Houston Chapter President

PMI Houston President Terry Minhas talks about the just concluded 2018 Annual Conference and Expo, as well as an upcoming workshop in July – “How to land your next PM job in 40 days” conducted by Anthony Ally – a renowned motivational speaker. Read all about these and more here.


 

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Spotlight

“How to land your next PM job in 40 days” – Anthony Ally

Anthony is passionate about matching PMs who are ready to add high value to CXOs looking to get more done with less time! Event is on July 28th from 8 am to 12 noon.

Read up some more about the event and presenter here.

Click here to register for the event.

2019 Board Elections – Upcoming Elections

A friendly reminder about the upcoming elections for positions on the Board of Directors. The deadline to submit candidate applications for this election has been extended to July 7, 2018. Please read the notice here, or read about it on our website here.

Meet our Members! – Oscar Barrios, PMI Houston Director of Public Relations

Continuing with our MiniBios series, meet PMI Houston’s Director of Membership, Oscar Barrios. Oscar has been involved with PMI Houston since 2016 – volunteering in various capacities leading up to this current position as Director of Membership. Click here to learn more about Oscar.

We Need Volunteers and Leaders!

Do you want to take your Chapter involvement to the next level? Look here to explore other Chapter volunteer opportunities, like Programs Director, Writer/Blogger, and Finance Volunteer (Accounts Payable)!

Featured Job Opportunities!

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


 

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Professional Interest

Standing up to Scope Creep

By Tom Goebel, PMI Houston Director of Communications

Scope creep is something we should all be familiar with. What is it though? Why does it occur? How can we spot it early on – before it ruins the entire project?? Here’s Tom’s perspective on the issue and some tips on what to watch out for.

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 28: “Repeat the audience's questions.” Read the full article here.


 

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Programs and Meetings

PMI Brazos Valley: July 9th

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

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PMI North: July 10th

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PMI Energy Corridor: July 11th

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PMI Woodlands: July 17th  

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Professional Development

Enhance your skills and professional network in 2018!

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

PMP & CAPM Prep Course (North): July 23rd - July 26th

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

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Saturday PMP & CAPM Prep Course: Saturdays in August (Starting August 4th) 

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PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Prep: August 22nd - August 24th

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course: August 27th - August 30th

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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 customer care.  They can answer questions and provide the best information and solutions.

3 ways to connect to PMI Customer care:


 

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From Our Sponsor

Accelerating Business-Side Agility
We had a great time at the 2018 PMI Houston Conference! 

If you missed Roland Cuellar’s talk, watch the webinar version any time:  Accelerating Business-Side Agility at a Fortune 100 Firm

Certified Scrum Product Owner Training
Explore the Product Owner role and get to know Agile and Scrum.
Sept 17-18
WITH BOB PAYNE
11490 Westheimer Road, Suite 600

Bring an Agile Team Workshop onsite: LitheSpeed.com

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