PMI Energy Corridor - "PMI Sponsored Toastmasters & the Pre-Mortem in Project Management" - November

 

November 13, 2019
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Microsoft Technology Center
750 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 1000 - 10th Floor
Houston, TX 77024
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PMI Energy Corridor Meeting

Pre-Dinner: “Microsoft Project Introduction to the Latest Version of MS Project Online”
Jeff Spencer
Microsoft
Jeff Spencer has spent nearly 30 years focused on Project Management.  In 1985 he ran his 1st PMO at a division of Kodak.  In the 90’s he created Program Management Solutions Inc providing services to the government on projects such as SDI, Space Station & Chemical Weapons DeCom.  Since 2002 he has worked at Microsoft in a number of positions focused on helping customers realize the value of their investments in the Microsoft EPM platform.
Topic Description:

Microsoft is releasing the new Project Service, a completely new web based tool in Office 365, But what is it?

Microsoft's next wave of Project management tools is launching, called the new Project Service. I will cover what you and your team need to know about this new product:

  • What is the new Service?
  • What users and use cases is it designed to support?
  • How does it fit into my current PM and collaboration tool structure?
  • What's the difference between this and Project Online?
  • What's the RIGHT tool for our organization?

 

This Session Qualifies for: 
Technical    
     
Dinner Meeting: "PMI Sponsored Toastmasters & the Pre-Mortem in Project Management"
Harold Eaton, PMP
Toastmasters

Harold Eaton, PMP is a retired Engineer/ Project Manager who spent 40 years working for Energy companies in Houston.  Harold is a long-time member of Houston Galleria Project Management Toastmasters (1 of 4 PMI - sponsored Toastmaster Clubs in Houston).  Harold is a regular contributor to the monthly PMI Newsletter with articles related to Leadership and Communication. 

Topic Description:

Harold Eaton, PMP's presentation will cover: 

1> The origin of PMI-sponsored Toastmaster clubs in Houston

2> A technical talk on the use of the Pre-Mortem in project management to prevent failures

3> A demonstration Toastmaster meeting involving audience participation

 

If you have thought of joining a Toastmaster club in Houston to improve your leadership or communication skills or just to share a good story, there are over 200 to choose from.

This Session Qualifies for: 
Leadership    


Parking:
Parking is available in the garage attached to the building for a discounted fee or there is a garage across the street that is free.  

Meeting Agenda:
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm     Check-in and Registration
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm     Pre-Dinner Speaker Presentation

6:00 pm to 6:30 pm     Interval - Snacks and soft drinks will be provided
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm     Dinner Speaker Presentation


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Tickets

$10.00 Member - Dinner Meeting

$15.00 Guest - Dinner Meeting

$0.00 Member - Pre-Meeting Only (do not select if you plan to attend both meetings)

$0.00 Guest - Pre-Meeting Only (do not select if you plan to attend both meetings)

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