PMI Eastern Iowa
23 March 2023
We had fun touring of Lion Bridge Brewing Company earlier last month!
Here are some pictures
We stand in solidarity with Ukrainian People
PMI has joined the many organizations that are coming together quickly to support those impacted in Ukraine.
Click here to read about it.
PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter welcomes our new Members!
NOMINATING COMMITTEE FOR 2023 PMI EASTERN IOWA CHAPTER ELECTION
We are delighted to share the news that we have formed the Nominating Committee for the 2023 election of the Board of Directors.
• Abhishek Raut, PMP - Chair
• Lori Schoenhard, PMP - Member
• Todd Jamison, PMP - Member
The election of the 2022 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!
Out President will give you head-up about this at PDD this month.
2022 Professional Development Day
Friday, October 21, 2022 at the Hotel Kirkwood Center.
Last day to register is Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 11:59 PM
This year we are offering in-person as well as live-stream!
All the registrants will have access to the session of recording up to 2/1/2023
Click here for more information.
Theme 'The Power of Project Management'
SILVER SPONSOR: MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY
SILVER SPONSOR: AKKODiS
SILVER SPONSOR: Pearson
BRONZE SPONSOR: maximus
BRONZE SPONSOR: Robert Half Technology
BRONZE SPONSOR: HILLS BANK
BRONZE SPONSOR: MediRevv
RefineM PMP Exam Prep
Started on September 3
Click here to learn more...
Looking to Enhance Your Leadership Skills?
Many of the Directors’ positions have been already filled for 2022. We have following exciting open positions:
Director of Marketing
Director of Website and Technology
Director of Professional Development
Director of Individual Outreach
Click here to learn more.
We need you! Please consider volunteering. A PMP® is not required, just your unique set of skills, talents, and interests! There are many benefits of becoming more involved such as networking, attending regional Project Management Institute (PMI) events, earning professional development units (PDUs), and building your professional experience.
Interested in applying? Current PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter members, in good standing, should send a copy of their resume and a short letter expressing their interest here
The Wicked Problem Solving (WPS) online course teaches individuals and teams how to solve complex and uncertain problems by asking the right questions, making ideas, visible, and engaging with forward actions.
Kickoff is a free, 45-minute digital learning tool that guides you through the basics of project management so you can launch any type of project—from start to finish—with confidence and success.
Past event info is accessible here.
PMP Course IIL Live virtual class!
In partnership with International Institute for Learning, PMI Eastern Iowa is excited to offer our members a 15% discount on the PMI® Authorized PMP® Exam Prep course. What makes IIL’s prep course different? You’ll receive exclusive pre-work to help get you up to speed, as well as the world-class PMIQ exam simulation tool, which has helped thousands of people like you to pass the PMP exam. Check out our partnership website to learn more and register: Follow this link
Volunteers Needed: Junior Achievement!
Did you know that you can opt to serve as a Junior Achievement volunteer in your child's classroom if they attend a school we program? Fill out this form and include their school, grade, and teacher's name in the comments section and we will try our best to pair you with that classroom!
2022 Membership Renewals
When the time comes to renew your PMI membership, we hope you will renew with your local PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter as well!
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!
Chapter Leaders Strategy Hub
Read here about Chapter Empowerment porgram
Project Manager for Designers: How to Improve Your Day-To-Day Operations?
Read this very interesting news here
'Unforgettable': McAlpine project direcotr recalss Olympic Stadium build
Ten years ago, Clare Gallagher was a construction manager working on the London Olympic Stadium for Sir Robert McAlpine....read more here
PMBOK ® Guide - Seventh Edition Available in PMIstandards + TM - Free to Members
Members can now access searchable digital content from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Seventh Edition through PMIstandards+™ as part of their free member benefits. Members can also download a free PDF or purchase the print edition of the PMBOK Guide® at a discount.
Welcome to the refreshed PMInsight experience, a single source of truth for PMI Chapter Leader
Read about many interesting resources in this single source here
CAPM Exam is changing....read details here
Click here to know more
Top 7 Tips for PMP Exam Preparation in 2022...
Read it here
New PMBOK® Guide – Seventh Edition Resources For You!
As of 31 March 2022, PMI has started the phased process of retiring or "sunsetting", the PMBOK® Guide – Sixth Edition. Stakeholders may continue to purchase print copies through retailers and resellers, but only while supplies last. Once the stock is depleted, PMI will not reprint additional copies of the Sixth Edition.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) is PMI’s flagship publication and is a fundamental resource for effective project management in any industry. Read it here.
Introducing Career Navigator
Based on your interests and goals, Career Navigator creates a personalized action plan to match you with the perfect growth opportunities. Start a free assessment today!
New Study Hall® Mobile App
Introducing the newest way to study for the PMP on the go – the Study Hall mobile app! This digital learning tool helps users refamiliarize themselves with project management concepts in preparation for the PMP exam and helps to reduce test anxiety by demonstrating what to expect on exam day. Previously released as a web-based app, users are now able to download Study Hall in the Apple and Google Play stores for their iOS and Android devices at no additional cost.
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.
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.
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.
Read about PMI's 2021 talent gap research points to five actions to help avert a talent crisis here
Read here about cutting greenhouse gas emissions from COP21 to COP26
Align Your Meeting to the Product Vision
Read this short article here on how to algin your meeting to the Product vision with some basics
15 Essential Questions to Ask A Prospective Tech Project Manager
If you want a successful outcome from a tech project, you need someone to lead it to the finish line. Read about it 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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