September 2020 Newsletter Print

President's Report

From the President

LaToshia Norwood, PMP, PMI Houston Chapter 2020 President

Your 2020 PMI Houston Board of Directors and Volunteers have been working hard to bring you a VIRTUAL Conference this year. Read more about the kind of speakers you may find in LaToshia's September President's Letter. 

 

 

 

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Spotlight

2020 PMI Houston Virtual Conference Information

Carla Callum, PMP
VP Outreach

PMI Houston is hosting a Virtual Conference on October 19 & 20! Find out how you can become a SPONSOR or EXHIBITOR! 

Do you have specific questions about this information? Don't hesitate to reach out to Carla directly!

Toastmasters Club: Tips & Discussions

Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

The PMI Houston Chapter of Toastmasters knows that when we listen to each other, we learn! Find out how to be a better listener from Harold Eaton in September's article.

To find a Toastmasters chapter near you, go to the Toastmasters website, or contact the  PMI Houston Director of Communications. 

How to Avoid the Job search Black Hole

Erin Urban, LSSBB, CPDC, PMI Houston Contributor

Erin checks in with some valuable ways that you CAN find jobs online! Read more about it in her September Article.

 

PMI Houston's 2020 Virtual Conference

October 19 & 20!

REGISTRATION is OPEN! 

Check out the Sponsorship Opportunities available! We are offering a 50% Price Reduction for our Virtual Conference Exhibitor Benefit Package!

Find out more about the benefits of becoming a Conference Exhibitor by visiting our Conference website! Or contact Carla Callum, PMP directly, our VP of Outreach. 


 

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Programs and Meetings

Volunteering:

See How Easy It Is to Get Involved with Your Fellow Members

We have exciting opportunities posted on the volunteer page of the PMI Houston website here. Don’t see what you’re looking for? Contact Stephanie Dixon, the VP of Volunteers, or complete the Volunteer Interest Form on the PMI Houston website. 

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
The Job Market Will Heat Up Again Soon, & PMI Houston Has the Opportunities You Want!

You want to be ready! Click here to see what’s available on our job board.

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Professional Development

Enhance Your Skills & Professional Network with PMI Houston's Upcoming Meetings and Courses!

Be sure to periodically check the PMI Houston website for updated listings. We are excited to offer VIRTUAL PDU OPPORTUNITIES during this month! Remember registration for our virtual presentations closes 24 hours prior to the start of the event. Questions? Contact our Chapter Administrator
 

 


Virtual: How To Position Yourself For Employment In The Current & Post Pandemic Era” - Sept 8, 2020

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Virtual):  Sep 21st

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Virtual: Top Career Growth Tactics & Job Search Strategies” - Sept 22, 2020

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Virtual: "Servant Leadership that Gets Things Done" - Sept 23, 2020

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Virtual: Digital Transformation: AI And The Future Of Work” - Sept 29, 2020

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Virtual: Disciplined Agile Introduction” - Sept 30, 2020

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Virtual: 2020 PMI Houston Conference!

Please select the link below to read more or to register for our upcoming virtual conference!

Read More and Register NOW!


 

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From Our Sponsor

 

Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is offering several project management classes this spring to help you advance your career.

Strategic Project Management (online and on-demand)

Discover how to apply strategic thinking to step beyond traditional project management and fulfill overarching business goals in this short course. (Learn more).

On-demand, October 14 through December 15, 2020

Fundamentals of Project Management

Whether you are new to project management, experienced but lack formal structure or are a business professional seeking to improve your skills, the Project Management Fundamentals course provides you with the practical knowledge and tools that you can apply immediately to increase your personal success and the success of your projects. (Learn more).

Mondays and Wednesdays, October 26-Nov. 18, 6-9 p.m

Soft Skills for Business Professionals

Technical skills and knowledge only get you so far as you advance in your career. Often overlooked, soft skills--those that determine your ability to communicate with, lead, and influence others--are essential to building relationships, trust and productivity within your team. These skills allow you to grow beyond the role of an individual contributor and establish yourself as a well-rounded, effective leader in your organization. (Learn more).

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 6-Oct. 29, 6-8 p.m.

Agile Project Management

Whether you are new to project management, new to Agile methods, or have experience but lack formal training in Agile methods and techniques, you will benefit by taking this 24-hour course which will prepare you to lead Agile projects and teams. The course will cover many approaches to Agile, including Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP), and hybrid approaches. (Learn more).

Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 28-Oct. 21, 6-9 p.m.

Registration is now available. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our professional development team by sending an email [email protected].

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