February 2020 Newsletter Print

President's Report

From the President

By LaToshia Norwood, PMP, PMI Houston Chapter 2020 President

This month, president LaToshia Norwood covers everything from the new board of directors to changes in the PMP qualification exam.


 

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Spotlight

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, VP Volunteers, or [email protected] to learn more.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
The Job Market is HOT!

The job market is smokin’ in Houston! Visit our Jobs link on the PMIH website. Click here to see what’s available on our job board.

Minutes with Marisela: Obsolete Change Management Models

Dr. Marisela Jiménez, PMI Houston Contributor

Marisela lays out tips for keeping your change management models fresh!

Set Those Reminders!

Jeff Meyer, PMI Houston Contributor

Having trouble remembering everything you want to accomplish with your project? Jeff Meyer checks in with helpful tips for remembering.


 

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Programs and Meetings

Toastmasters Clubs - Tips and Discussions

Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

Check in this month with Toastmasters for more tips to improve your ability to tell stories! To find a chapter near you, go to  www.toastmasters.org, or contact us at [email protected].

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Enhance Your Skills & Professional Network with PMI Houston!

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

PMI Brazos Valley: How Long Will It Take To Complete My Project?, February 10th

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PMI North: The Technology of Celebration, February 11th

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PMI Galleria: Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team, February 12th

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PMI The Woodlands: February 18th

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PMI Southwest: The Delegation Dilemma, February 19th   

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PMI Downtown: Level Up In Leadership, February 27th   

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Hampton Inn Galleria):  February 24th to February 27th

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From Our Sponsor

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Whitepaper Download: LitheSpeed & the Business Agility Institute present Funding Flow: The Middle Ground of Agile Budgeting

Certified ScrumMaster Training: February 18-19
Free Virtual Agile Coaching: RSVP here


Are you interested in enhancing your professional growth by adding the knowledge, efficiencies, and tools of project management? 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, February 19-April 8

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, April 15-May 8, 6-9 p.m.

(New!) Communication and Leadership for Project Managers (Teacher: Bill Murray)

This course provides an introduction to soft skills for project managers by focusing on techniques for successful communications, leadership, team-building, and relationship-building. (Learn more).

Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 3-March 26, 6-8 p.m.

 

(New!) Agile Project Management (Teacher: Eddie Merla)

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).

Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 7-April 30, 6-9 p.m.

Registration is now available. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our professional development team by calling x6167 or email [email protected].

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