PMI Thumb Chapter Nov 2020 Dinnertime Meeting

Join us for the PMI Thumb Chapter Meeting - 11/11/2020


TOPIC: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

    BONUS: Effective Communication in the Virtual Workspace

PDU: 1 - Technical - .5 Technical

SPEAKER: Kelly Talsma, PMP

     BONUS: Sheila Johnroe, PMP - PMI-MTC Director, Newsletter


Making decision involves defining, sequencing, and executing tasks (usually in meetings) That ultimately leads to decisions. Decision tasks usually involve activities such as defining objectives, prioritizing objectives, defining alternatives and comparing/ranking the alternatives to the objectives.

From this presentation, participants will learn decisions types, decisions planning, decisions facilitation and developing decision roles and responsibilities. They will ‘take away’ practical ways to improve their skills in leading decision making.

     BONUS: Do you ever feel what your trying to communicate to a remote co-worker or client just isn't understood? In this 30-minute segment, Sheila's 11 years of global remote work experience will help attendees learn to communicate more effectively in the remote environment using fact vs emotion, understanding when it's time to stop the emails and just pick up the phone, and more effectively handle instant messaging and conference calls.



Kelly Talsma has held her PMP certification for more than 20 years. She has led program and project management responsibilities for IT, Product Development, Process Improvement and large-scale special events. Kelly is the co-creator of Western Michigan PMI’s “The project”, (an intercollegiate Project Management competition). She holds a Master of Science in Project Management (MSPM) from George Washington University.


 Meeting Location: VIRTUAL!  Connection details will be sent prior to the meeting to the email you register with.

 Presentation: 6:30 - 8:00 PM



Registration will end Tuesday, prior to meeting, at 11:55PM. 

Event Properties

Event Date 11-11-2020
Event End Date 11-11-2020
Registration Start Date 08-15-2020
Cut off date 11-10-2020
Individual Price $10 ($5 for Members)
Location Virtual

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