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Upcoming Events

09
Dec
2019

PMI Atlanta Holiday Celebration - 191209

12-09-2019 6:00 pm -9:00 pm
$40.00

Happy-HolidaysJoin your fellow PMs in celebration of a job well done in 2018 and more to come in 2019!

Connect with your peers and leaders at PMI Atlanta's Annual Holiday Celebration! It's been a busy year.  Relax and network - review our accomplishments in 2019 and what we have planned.

Although the evening will be full of networking opportunity, we will also recognize the Leadership Team and Executive Board, while introducing our 2020 initiatives. 

This is a great opportunity for them to take some time and get to know more about the PMI Atlanta Chapter, meet and network with our membership and sponsors in an awesome venue.

10
Dec
2019

Architectural, Engineering, & Construction (AEC) Forum - 191210

12-10-2019 6:30 pm -8:00 pm
$15.00

"Full-Scale Virtual Reality: The Future of Contract Bidding"

presented by Macrae Cain,CEO, The Digital Media House

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.

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In this session you will learn how the emerging technology of immersive, interactive, full-scale virtual reality will affect the architectural design, estimating and construction in the future. It is the next step in better communication with the client during the design process, efficient sub-consultant coordination, and problem-solving during the QA/QC process.

Contractors will learn how a full scale walk-through virtual reality model will help them develop better, quantity take-offs, cost estimates and effective coordination between subcontractors. A VR model turns the process of reading 2-D plans on-site to seeing the finished product in all its phases in a real-time full scale. Full-scale VR walkthroughs cross all language barriers and will revolutionize communication between clients, architects, engineers, contractors and code inspectors.

 

12
Dec
2019

PMI Atlanta Toastmasters Meeting - 191212

12-12-2019 6:15 pm -8:00 pm
$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.

09
Jan
2020

PMI Atlanta Toastmasters Meeting - 200109

01-09-2020 6:15 pm -8:00 pm
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$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.

13
Jan
2020

Dinner Meeting - 200113

01-13-2020 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
48.00

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 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm

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 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm

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Keynote Presentation - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

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15
Jan
2020

Healthcare Forum - 200115

01-15-2020 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
$13.00

The PMI Atlanta Healthcare Forum has 9 planned sessions throughout 2020. 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.

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21
Jan
2020

Agile Forum - 200121

01-21-2020 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.                                                       

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23
Jan
2020

PMI Atlanta Toastmasters Meeting - 200123

01-23-2020 6:15 pm -8:00 pm
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$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.

24
Jan
2020

Delivering Successful Projects …Every Time - 2019606

01-24-2020 8:30 am - 01-25-2020 4:30 pm
$795.00

Date: Friday, January 24-25, 2020
Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
Location: Hilton Garden Inn-Atlanta-Perimeter Center at 1501 Lake Hearn Drive, Atlanta, GA 30319

Although many successful project management practitioners are “accidental project managers,” successful projects should not be “accidental.” By utilizing major contributors to project success and avoiding the leading causes of project failure, project success should be predictable and repeatable, instead of a hit-and-miss occurrence.

What are the most important project management skills for delivering successful projects every time?  As a starting point, project management practitioners should focus on developing skills from the PMI Talent Triangle: technical project management skills, strategic and business management skills, and leadership skills. They should also emphasize and apply principles from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide). However, not all processes can be applied to every project at every organization. The successful project manager recognizes the need to adapt practices from the PMBOK® Guide to individual initiatives within their own organization’s process and culture.

Research studies have identified the reasons for project failure and reasons for project success. PMI’s Pulse Research identifies a number of key factors affecting project outcomes. For example, 47% of unsuccessful projects fail to meet goals due to poor requirements management. To address this, it’s critical for organizations to implement standardized requirements management processes in collaboration with stakeholders. There is also the need to develop a formal (agile/traditional) project management methodology, implement standardized tools and infrastructure through a strategic Program Management Office (PMO), and ensure executive management support for projects. PMI’s Pulse research also shows that having an actively engaged executive sponsors is the top driver of project success. These critical success factors, when implemented and achieved in collaboration with stakeholders, can lead to consistent delivery of successful projects.

This workshop describes an approach to ensure consistent delivery of successful projects by focusing on major contributors to project success: effective requirements management, a strategic PMO that implements standardized (agile and/or traditional) project/program/portfolio management, and executive management sponsor engagement.

Earn 16 PDUs (8 Technical PDUs + 8 Strategic PDUs) with 14 (classroom) hours and pre-seminar reading assignments. Take advantage of discounted rates for PMI members. 

Continental breakfast will be served at 8:00 and snacks refreshments will be served for afternoon break.

This seminar has been offered by the same instructor, Victoria S. Kumar, PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, CSPO, SA for PMI SeminarsWorld as a two-day seminar.

28
Jan
2020

Technology Forum - 200128

01-28-2020 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
$13.00

PMI Atlanta Technology Forum provides an environment for Project Managers to adopt and benefit from the latest technology in their professional life and career. The forum also plans to bring speakers to discuss & share the best practices in technology.

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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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