June 2020 Newsletter Print

President's Report

From the President

LaToshia Norwood, PMP, PMI Houston Chapter 2020 President

President LaToshia Norwood movingly relates the state of the world to our roles as Project managers and offers resources to help PMs navigate the choppy waters ahead. Read LaToshia’s letter here


 

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Spotlight

Helping Our Veterans

PMI Houston Military Outreach Team

Announcing PMI’s efforts to help place America’s military veterans in project management careers! Read more about it here!

Minutes with Marisela: "What are the Skills of Emotionally Intelligent People?"

Dr. Marisela Jiménez, PMI Contributor

Marisela explains how your emotional intelligence skills influence your ability to adapt to and embrace change. Read about it here!

Toastmasters Club: Tips & Discussions

 

Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

This month, the Toastmasters give us pointers about everything from how to stay resilient to standing out as a speaker. Click here to learn more. To find a chapter near you, go to the Toastmasters website, or contact the PMI Houston Director of Communications.

7 Rules to Radically & Immediately Improve Your Communication

Erin Urban, LSSBB, CPDC, PMI Houston Contributor

Want to communicate more effectively? Erin Urban lays out the cardinal rules for getting your message across. Read more about it here!

Midsummer Metrics

Grace Miller, PMI Houston Contributor

Grace shares effective techniques for measuring project outcomes. Read more about it here!

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 the PMI Houston Director of Communications to learn more.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
The Job Market Will Heat Up Again in a Couple of Months!

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!

Virtual: Level Up In Leadership

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Virtual: Protect Your Project During The Pandemic And Beyond

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Virtual: Balancing Your Enterprise Projects When Major Events Occur

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Virtual: The Panama Canal: A Lesson In Project Complexity

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Virtual):  June 22nd

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Virtual: "Leading Remote Teams - Increase Your Influence & Impact"

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Virtual: "Requirements Analysis"

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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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