January 2020 Newsletter Print

President's Report

From the President

By LaToshia Norwood, PMP, PMI Houston Chapter 2020 President

New president LaToshia Norwood, PMP introduces herself and her vision for PMI Houston. Click HERE to meet LaToshia.


 

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Spotlight

PMI Houston's End-of-Year Survey

Get the most out of your PMI Houston membership! By taking no more than five minutes to answer a few questions, you can help us provide you with the information and content you need. Click here to take our survey.

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 us at [email protected] 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.

The Great Project Manager

By Paula Arthur, PMI Houston Contributor

Want to become the best Project Manager? Click HERE to find out how!


 

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Programs and Meetings

Toastmasters Clubs - Tips and Discussions

Harold Eaton, PMI Houston Chapter Toastmasters Club

Toastmasters is a fantastic organization, and this month they’re providing tips about how to remember names and to improve your storytelling ability! To tap into this great resource, find a chapter near you at 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 Energy Corridor: PMI Houston Annual Meeting and Board Installation, January 8th

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PMI Energy Corridor: January 8th

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PMI North: January 14th

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PMI Southwest: January 15th

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PMI Woodlands: January 21st   

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PMI Downtown: January 30th   

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PMP & CAPM Prep Course (Galleria):  January 27th to January 30th

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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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