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

Monday, September 20, 2021 07:30 AM

1 Covered Bridge Ln, Frankenmuth, MI 48734, USA

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PMI Thumb Chapter Jan 2022 Dinner Meeting

01-19-2022 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
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TOPIC: How I used PMP Techniques to Write My Book “100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die”

    BONUS: Meet The Board! Board Member Interviews

PDU: 1 - Technical - .5 Leadership

SPEAKER:  Amy J. Piper, PMP, Ph.D., PMP

     BONUS: Selected Board Members

ABSTRACT:

As Dr. Piper has moved toward retiring from Project Management in the IT industry, she continues to use her project management skills to drive change in her life. This presentation will demonstrate how she has used classic project management techniques to transform from IT Project Manager to retire as a travel writer. She relied heavily on these project management techniques to author her new book “100 Things to Do in Lansing Before You Die,” maintain her freelance travel writing, all while managing a day job.

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

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It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.

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Total Members 139
New Members This Year 9
PMP® Members 99
CAPM® Members 4
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 2
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 4
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 1
Members with no Certification 36

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The Project Management Institute, with members in 135 countries, is the world's foremost authority for the project management profession. PMI sets industry standards, conducts research, and provides education and certification opportunities designed to strengthen and further establish the profession. Our chapter proudly serves all the local and national professionals in the space of Project Management. We currently have thousands of members - over half of whom hold PMI’s esteemed PMP certification - and represent nearly 400 unique companies across the globe.

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Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

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Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

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