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Upcoming Events

14
Aug
2018

08-14-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Experis Engineering
Experis Engineering
7000 Central Pkwy NE, Suite 950
$15.00

The PMI Atlanta AEC Forum is a focus group that hosts regular events with ranging topics in the architectural, engineering, and construction fields. We will show the importance of solid project management in these related fields of study.

Presentation

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$15.00 37
15
Aug
2018

08-15-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
$15.00

"How to Leverage Your PM Strengths in an Unfamiliar Role" Presented by Dr. Jerrica Dodd, Your Pharmacy Advocate, LLC/ CEO and Principal Pharmacist Advocate    

The PMI Atlanta Healthcare Forum has 9 planned sessions throughout 2018. Proposed topics include IT & IT PMO in Healthcare, Healthcare SME/Domain Forums such as Clinical, Laboratory, Research, Tomorrow's Healthcare & Government practices/law, Thought Leadership in Healthcare, and Innovation in Healthcare Technology.

Presentation

You’ve read a job posting for a new start-up company and it sounds interesting, but there is just one little big thing…you don’t know anything about that industry! Should you keep looking or should you take a leap and use your PM skills do something new? Learn how to use your Strategic and Business Management, Leadership, and Technical Project Management talents in an area where you have no experience to successfully advance your career and support an effort to propel a company forward. We will discuss the creation of Your Pharmacy Advocate, LLC and its model and the development of the PM role for the business. Attendees will be able to take practical insights learned during this session and apply them to current or new PM opportunities.  

$15.00 61
16
Aug
2018

08-16-2018 6:00 pm -7:45 pm
$15.00

The PMI Atlanta Entertainment Forum launched in 2017! Our focus is expanding knowledge and appreciation of Project Management and its benefits in unconventional fields by providing informational, educational, and networking events for individuals in various roles in the entertainment industry. 

Entertainment Industry = those businesses involved in providing entertainment
• Media – film, television, radio, theater
• Music
• Sports
• Fine arts
• Digital - Gaming

Presentation: Finding Your Purpose in a Media Changing World

Presented by: Mallom Liggon, Strategic & Consumer Insights Director / Turner

Short Synopsis: June 29, 2007, was a game changer. The introduction of the first LiggonMallomiPhone transformed the world. Moreover, the days of mailing a letter, a beeper/pager, or even running to the store to buy the latest CD were gone. Today and future generations will likely never know those days. However, if you remember those days, how do you stay relevant and find your purpose in a media changing world?

Mallom will be taking us on a journey and sharing three critical ways of finding your purpose in a media changing world known as your GPS.

1- What are your Gifts?

2- What are your Provisions?

3- How are you developing your Skills?

$15.00 71
16
Aug
2018

08-16-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
The Georgian Club
The Georgian Club
100 Galleria Pkwy SE
$30.00

"The Consulting Project Manager: The Synergy of Professions"
presented by Darryl Paden

Join us for the August Networking event.  Featuring an extended networking session with peers and PMI Atlanta leaders, this event also provides a presentation to improve your project management and professional skills.

Presentation Details

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$30.00 130
21
Aug
2018

08-21-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
$13.00

The Agile Forum meetings offer an opportunity for professional networking and knowledge sharing with other agile practitioners as well as provide a learning environment for professionals interested in learning about agile techniques. Everyone is welcome to participate.                                                      

Presentation: Demystifying SAFe - What is SAFe and why is it the most popular scaling methodology in the world today?

Presented By: Danny Presten, Owner / Lithe Consulting

It’s hard to go to an agile conference, hit a local meetup or do a search for an agilePrestenDanny job and not come across SAFe the Scaled Agile Framework. Many major corporations are embarking on SAFe transformations and having SAFe certifications can get a person an edge in today’s job market, however, as often as you hear it praised you’ll also hear people say “it’s too heavy” or “it’s waterfall in disguise”. In this interactive discussion we’ll unpack the history of SAFe and learn how it works and what problems it’s best suited to solve, as well as, where it should be avoided.

$15.00 53
22
Aug
2018

08-22-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
$13.00

The August 2018 Governance Forum will revisit the Delta Air Lines and PMI Atlanta recommendations from October 2017 and evaluate progress that the Delta team has made based on the recommendations of the Governance Forum Workshop participants.

Participants will be presented with two additional challenge statements and work with Delta Air Lines leaders to further refine their processes and explore the challenges of establishing a PMO in an Operations focused organization.

$15.00 71
23
Aug
2018

08-23-2018 6:15 pm -8:00 pm
TBA
$6.00

If you would like to earn PDUs while improving your communications and leadership skills, this opportunity is for you! PMI Atlanta has teamed up with Toastmasters International to offer you a chance to hone your public speaking, critical listening, and leadership skills in a supportive environment. You will also have an opportunity to practice speaking off-the-cuff, giving and receiving feedback, emceeing a meeting, and many other valuable business skills. Since this club is exclusively for PMI Atlanta members, you will also have an opportunity to develop bonds within the PMI community.

$6.00 25
24
Aug
2018

08-24-2018 8:30 am - 08-25-2018 5:30 pm
Northpoint Executive Suites Alpharetta
Northpoint Executive Suites Alpharetta
11175 Cicero Drive, Suite 100
$772.00

Dates: Friday, August 24 - Saturday, August 25, 2018
Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Location: Northpoint Executive Suites – 200 Milton Park building, Suite 150, 11175 Cicero Drive, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Earn 16 PDUs!

First 10 registrants get $57.60 OFF with coupon code: First10_2018602

There are many characteristics of a good leader that are difficult to define. Most are skills that are developed over time but how can someone achieve them? This course will explore the qualities of leadership and provide a better understanding of how to develop these skills. This class will demonstrate specific areas that require focus and the different roles and behaviors a leader must have to be successful. As a result, each student can build an action plan, based on their own style, to become a good leader.

$772.00 13
10
Sep
2018

09-10-2018 9:00 am - 09-13-2018 5:00 pm
DeVry University
DeVry University
100 S Galleria Pkwy NW #100
$1,219.00

Date: September 10, 11, 12, 13, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm, with an hour for lunch
Location: DeVry University – Cobb-Galleria Center, 100 Galleria Parkway, SE Atlanta, GA 30339

Earn 35 PDUs!

This 4 day course provides a comprehensive reviewof the PMBOK areas covered in the PMI Project Management Professional Exam. It includes 28 hours of classroom instruction (7 hours per day) as well as at least 7 hours of nonclassroom assignments and activity (ex… homework to include sample test taking, reading assignments, etc.).

$1,219.00 38
10
Sep
2018

09-10-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
7 Concourse Parkway NE
51.50

Join Us for our bi-monthly dinner meeting! Earn up to 2 PDUs while building your professional network, viewing new products and services, and enjoying dinner.  Earn 1 PDU for attending the Professional Growth event and 1 PDU for attending the dinner meeting.  

Newcomers Meeting - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

If you are a new member to PMI Atlanta, you do not want to miss this opportunity to hear how PMI Atlanta can help you achieve your goals and meet members of the leadership team. 

Professional Development - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

TBA

Keynote Presentation - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

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Agile Final

AEC Forum Final v2 

Entertainment Final v2 

Governance Final

 

Healthcare Final

Technology Final

 

Chapter News

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    The PMI Atlanta Special Interest Team met in July in their Quarterly Retrospective Meeting to review best practices and lessons learned for our Q2 Industry Forum events. During the meeting, Kashif Choudry, VP of Special Interest, and Nevella Paul, AVP of Industry Forums, recognized Gray Terry and Nelly Eziashi, both volunteering for our Healthcare Forum.  Please read about our volunteers below: Gray has been an integral part of the  Healthcare Forum success for the past 4 years. In 2014 he began...

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