PMI Eastern Iowa
23 June 2021
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Education Summit
As noted below in the Monthly Professional Development Opportunities, PMI Eastern Iowa is hosting our annual education summit in collaboration with the Kirkwood Community College project management program on April 8. This is an opportunity for those who have had experience as practicing project managers to give back to the profession by sharing their insight with students as they work together to resolve potential project issues. Please see the registration information below if you would like to attend.
2021 MEMBERSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTS
When the time comes to renew your PMI membership, we hope you will renew with your local PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter as well!
Save the Date!
September 10, 2021
Location if in person: The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
MEMBERSHIP NEWS - March 2021
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter welcomes our new members!
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter welcomes our new PMPs!
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter Scholarship Update
Due to the fact that PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) will stop administering this scholarship, the Eastern Iowa Chapter board has selected a college, Kirkwood Community College (KCC) for 2021 and will continue to endow a recipient with a $1,000 scholarship. Students at KCC who meet the criteria can apply through KCC's website. The due is March 15, 2021. More info can be found here.
MONTHLY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
March 11, 2021 Online program
Program: Evolution of the Prehistoric Sticky Note
Talent Triangle: Technical
Presenter: Brandon Conrad, Product Manager, MatchWare Inc
Location: Online link to the conference will be given to registrants after 3/8/2021
Check in 11:45 AM
Note: Please note that we will hold the annual business meeting during this March program.
Pre-registration Expires: 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, March 8, 2021
Follow this link for more information on how to claim PDUs for your professional development activities, including our monthly events.
A recording of the most recent event is accessible here.
CHAPTER NEWS - Academic Outreach
The PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter has a newly expanded tab on the main menu, Academic. This area offers resources for students and others seeking to learn project management skills. We hope you will check it out!
New Entry-Level Certification for Students
PMI is working to develop the next generation of project leaders. This month we launched an entry-level certification, PMI Project Management ReadyTM. This certification gives high school/secondary and post-secondary students exposure to the concepts of project management, the tools to apply this knowledge to a wide range of career paths, and a valuable credential to help them on their career journey. Learn more here.
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. PMBOK Guide 7th Edition info is here.
CAPM Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR) Update
More information here.
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.
PMIstandards+ as Free Member Benefit
PMIStandards+™ is a digital solution giving project professionals easy, searchable access to content from PMI Standards and Guides plus much more. Read more about PMIStandards+™ and what problems it solves. Learn more here.
PMI Introduces Citizen Developer
PMI launched the industry’s first, platform-agnostic educational resources for organizations seeking to implement and scale Citizen Development (CD) practices. Citizen development platforms use intuitive “low-code” and “no-code” tools, so that even non-technical, non-specialist employees can create apps, software solutions and even enterprise-grade applications without having to learn to code. Learn more here.
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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 AGILE & DA ONLINE COURSES
PMI Eastern Iowa is pleased to announce a new, strategic partnership with International Institute for Learning (IIL), which is a premier Authorized Training Partner by PMI. Find more information on our chapter website here.
You will receive a special 15% discount as a member of PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter!
The Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM) certification class is now READY! This class is a virtual class, not on-demand. The class will be held Thursday, December 31, 2020.
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.
Out of the Box Video Series - Region Focus - Latin America can be found here.
Recordings of past PMI EIC virtual programs can be found here.
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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