PMI Eastern Iowa
23 June 2021
Almost Here! Early Bird Registration Ends Soon
PMI EIC Online Professional Development Day (PDD)
13th Annual PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter
Virtual Professional Development Day
Friday, October 30, 2020
7:45 am - 3:30 pm
Theme: Managing Changes to Deliver Solutions
Registration is open
Registrants will receive a web link after the registration period ends, between Oct 26th and 27th, 2020. Registrants will be able to access to the recording until Jan 31st, 2021, at 11:59 pm CST.
Early-bird rates until Sunday October 4th, 2020, 11:59 pm CST
MONTHLY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The Flavors of Agile: Who's Who of Certifications
9/25/20 Virtual Program Recorded Link Available -
Full information at bottom of webpage here
The recording will be available through 10/6/20 at 11:59 pm CST.
1 Technical PDU
November 12th, 2020 Online meeting
Program: The Future of Work: Corporate Innovation, Coworking, and Collaboration
Talent Triangle: Strategic and Business Management
Presenters: The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo)
David Tominsky - Chief Relationship Officer
Jennifer Murphy - Director of Innovation
John Foster - Vault Coworking Community Manager
Location: Online link to the conference will be given to registrants after 11/9/2020
Check in 11:45 AM
January 14, 2021 Virtual Program
Program: Leadership for Remote Work in Today's New Virtual World
Talent Triangle: Leadership
Presenter: Natalie Steck
Natalie Steck is originally from Melbourne Australia but now resides in Seattle, Washington, and presides over Viewpath, a project management SaaS company. She is a natural leader and has navigated challenging roles in large and small firms with a focus on Sales, marketing, talent management, and leadership.
Location: Online link to the conference will be given to registrants after 1/11/2021
February 11th, 2021 Online meeting
Program: Scrum vs. Kanban: Which Works Best Where?
Talent Triangle: Technical
Presenter: NK Shrivastava PMP, RMP, ACP, CSP, SPC4
CEO/Lead Instructor/Enterprise Agile Coach
Location: Online link to the conference will be given to registrants after 2/8/2021
Check in 11:45 AM
Pre-registration Expires: 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, February 7th
Follow this link for more information on how to claim PDUs for your professional development activities, including our monthly events.
MEMBERSHIP NEWS - October 2020
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter welcomes our new members!
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter SCHOLARSHIP WINNER
The winner of the annual PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Scholarship is Marissa Lyon! She attends the University of Iowa, pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Health Informatics.
NOMINATION COMMITTEE FOR 2021 PMI EIC ELECTION
We are delighted to share the news that we have formed the Nomination Committee for the 2021 election of the Board of Directors.
Jenn Blankinship, PMP®, Nominating Committee Chair
Bryan Benjamin, PMP®, Member
The election of the 2021 Board of Directors will take place later this year, and our PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter members will be kept informed. Meanwhile, if you are interested in running for an office or would like more information, please reach out to Elections@pmieasterniowa.org. We hope to hear from you!
PMBOK Guide Seventh Edition, Due Before 12/31/20
A First Look Under the Hood of the PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition
For all PMP candidates, we are extending access to the current PMP exam until31 December 2020and postponing the launch of the new PMP exam until2 January 2021.PMP candidates can now schedule and take their PMP exam online from the convenience of their home or office. Check out this link for more information.
100 Associations That Will Save the World
PMI is listed under Sustainability. The article is here.
PMI Supports Military, Veterans, and Their Families --
Featured Soon on Lifetime TV
PMI will be featured in the Lifetime television program Military Makeover: Operation Career on the16th of October at 7:30 AM ET, hosted by Montel Williams. Operation Career captures the stories of military veterans transitioning out of the military and into civilian life. PMI’s segment features our very own membership product manager and military spouse, Kerry Brooks, and PMI member and veteran, Eric “Doc” Wright. They share their experiences with the military and how PMI is a valuable partner to US Military personnel, veterans, and spouses
PMI recognizes veterans’ unique qualities- strong leadership, strategic thinking, budget mindfulness, grace under pressure, and the ability to successfully complete a mission/project. These are all coveted skills in a project manager, and we want them to be part of the PMI family!
With 1.3 million active US military and 18 million US Veterans, PMI has a dedicated program with resources military personnel need to successfully transition to civilian life. You can learn more about the program on our website at https://www.pmi.org/military.
PMI’s segment will air twice on The Lifetime Network and will be available 24 hours a day following the airings on http://www.militarymakeover.tv/.
CAPM® Certification Changes October 1st
Starting 1 October 2020, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® holders will no longer have to retake the exam to maintain their certification and will instead have to earn 15 Professional Development Units (PDUs) over a 3-year certification cycle through our Continuing Certifications Requirement (CCR) program. Learn more about this new exciting update.
Know Your Renewal Date
Regardless of whether you are set up for auto-renewal of PMI and chapter membership or not, we encourage you to check your renewal date so that you will continue to enjoy your membership in PMI and the Eastern Iowa Chapter!
PMI Virtual Resources Hub
PMI has compiled a variety of free online resources, virtual events and even a sneak peek of new digital offerings to help you connect with the global community, build skills, and prepare to advance in a post-COVID-19 world. Explore and share these resources, and check back often for updates. Check it out here.
PMI Eastern Iowa Job Board
Powered by a network of PMI chapters in North America, PMlocaljobs is a curated job board listing the top project manager positions out there. Explore the current vacancies and find the right fit to advance your career in project management.
This resource is not only for our members. Other organizations' HR departments can post on our job board to recruit more PM resources. Post your job offer in 2 minutes!
You can share this online brochure with others who may be interested in posting opportunities on the job board.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PMI's New Virtual Experience Series
Gain insights from project pros around the world. Link here.
Created for seasoned project leaders and project pros new to PMI—don’t miss this groundbreaking new series. Free for PMI members!
In the face of disruptive technological change, we need action leaders. With their game-changing business projects, awe-inspiring creative pursuits, and innovative collaborations, these doers are turning big ideas into a better reality. Join PMI as we showcase project leaders who turn ideas into action and inspiration into reality.
IIL FREE WEBINARS
Our in-kind sponsor IIL is graciously offering more free webinars worth $2,335.00 value for our PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter members! This includes change management, agile, scrum, leadership and more! For those PMI credential holders, you can also earn PDUs!
See more details and register at this link!
The PMI Eastern Iowa Board is thrilled to share that we have secured a $12 discount for all our chapter members at the IIL’s annual IPM Day 2020 Online Conference. IIL (International Institute for Learning) has been our chapter's in-kind printing sponsor for the past several years.
This incredible learning event goes live on November 5, 2020 and remains available through February 7, 2021. The event can be accessed from anywhere you have an internet connection. There is a great lineup of inspiring keynotes and presentations outlining the latest developments in Project Management. What is even more exciting: By joining the conference, PMI credential holders can earn up to 26 PDUs!
This year’s theme is Better Together. As a global project management community, we know the importance of coming together – to face challenges, support one another, and create change in our world and organizations. Let’s continue to prove just how meaningful and powerful projects can be in these unprecedented times.
PM Master Prep offers ongoing 12-week classes to help you prepare for the PMP exam from the comfort of your home, without rote memorization. The next class is:
Oct 3 - Nov 7 Saturdays 11 am - 3 pm Eastern
Details are here.
Professional Development Opportunities in Business Analysis
BA Academy offers two courses to help you advance your understanding of business analysis. Both courses are on-demand, providing you an opportunity to learn any time, anywhere that is most convenient for you.
More details are available here.
Introducing Basics of Disciplined AgileTM Online Course
This self-paced, online course shows you how to choose the right agile solution for your situation, and achieve a way of working that gets better results, faster. Because true business agility comes from freedom, not frameworks.
About PMI Eastern Iowa
The PMI EIC will provide a forum for professional project managers to promote the principles of the Project Management Institute through networking with other project managers, sharing project experiences, providing and receiving training, and supporting project managers in their certification efforts.
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