PMI Thumb Chapter Aug 2021 Dinner Meeting

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 18:00 PM

713 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, USA

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11
Aug
2021

PMI Thumb Chapter Aug 2021 Dinner Meeting

08-11-2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
TBD

TOPIC: PMI Michigan Thumb Chapter Business Year in Review

    BONUS: Meet The Board! Board Member Interviews

PDU: .75 - Strategic - .75 Leadership

SPEAKER:  Anita Kenworthy, PMP, President PMI-MTC

     BONUS: Selected Board Members

ABSTRACT:

Business update reflecting current state of the PMI Thumb Chapter with Fun Networking Activity, welcoming our members back in-person and Networking social time.

     BONUS: PMI-MTC Director of Social Media, will be interviewing a few of our chapter's sitting board members.

20
Sep
2021

2021 MTC Professional Development Day (09-20-2021)

09-20-2021 7:30 am -4:30 pm
$275

September 20th, 2021

TOPIC: Tools and Tactics to Recover Troubled Projects

PDU: 7.5 - Technical

SPEAKER: Shawn Belling M.S., PMI-ACP, PMP, CSP, & Vice-President, Professional Services for CloudCraze

ABSTRACT:

We will be spending the day learning practical applications to asses a project and develop a recovery plan in 'real life' scenarios. For instance, how to get projects, months behind, back on track, to release it and immediately convert it to work with a brand new ERP system that goes live within 8-weeks, MUST work and is plagued by technical, sponsorship, governance issues. Just to name a few.

13
Oct
2021

PMI Thumb Chapter Oct 2021 Dinner Meeting

10-13-2021 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
TBD

TOPIC: Identifying Reasons for Doing Business (PAIN)

    BONUS: Meet The Board! Board Member Interviews

PDU: .1 - Technical - .5 Leadership

SPEAKER:  Ken Seawell, Managing Partner, EAM Consulting Group

     BONUS: Selected Board Members

ABSTRACT:

Ken will talk about identifying reasons for doing business. He will use the PAIN acronym to explain this process. This may help us sell our services to the companies we work for and with.

     BONUS: PMI-MTC Director of Social Media, will be interviewing a few of our chapter's sitting board members.

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Total Members 144
New Members This Year 8
PMP® Members 101
CAPM® Members 4
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 3
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 1
Members with no Certification 39

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