Join us for the October Networking event at ROAM Alpharetta. Featuring a structured networking activity and an opportunity to chat with peers and PMI Atlanta leaders, this event also provides a presentation to improve your project management and professional skills.
Motivated business professionals are looking for every edge to be successful in the workplace. Naturally, many develop expertise in technical or task-oriented skills to enhance their careers. However, those who have a high level of awareness and control over their emotions and use their emotions to connect with others and develop positive relationships will find even greater success in the workplace.
This soft skill is known as emotional intelligence (EQ), and it is an essential element in the business world, especially in high-stress environments. If you are unable to control your emotions, they can preoccupy your thoughts and interfere with your ability to evaluate a situation objectively. On the contrary, knowing what triggers your emotional responses and understanding how to exercise self-control over them enables you to confront difficult issues and manage change with clarity and composure.
Ms. Jordan’s EQ Program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills desired by most employers. You’ll learn how to avoid self-sabotaging outcomes by altering how you perceive and respond to emotionally-charged situations. Also, you’ll improve your ability to resolve conflict constructively, create a productive work environment, build and mend relationships, and bounce back from setbacks and disappointment.
The PMI Atlanta Entertainment Forum is focused on 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
• Fine arts
• Digital - Gaming
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.
The Governance Forum provides value to the PMI Atlanta community by offering participants:
Discussion of field-tested best practices, Decisions frameworks to assess culture and apply optimal strategy, Key takeaways to “take to work tomorrow” to maximize realization of value through introduction and standardization of best practices in the oversight and execution of projects, programs, and portfolios.
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.
The PMI Atlanta announced a new forum in 2019 - Auto & Transportation Forum. The Auto & Transportation forum provides the project management professionals working in automotive, transportation and ancillaries to share knowledge of how they employ the principles of project management.
Date: Saturdays (4 hours a week, over 6 weeks) November 9, 16, 23, 30; December 7, 14, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm EST
Location: Online! WebEx Virtual Class (Note: PM Enterprises will provide the URL and Dial-In information in advance of the session.)
Earn 35 PDUs!
PM Enterprises (a PMI Registered Education Provider) is proud to partner with the PMI Atlanta Chapter to offer an online, instructor-led PMP/CAPM Exam Preparation Boot Camp. This high-quality course is unique in its level of participant interaction, activities, and exercises that engage participants and ensure understanding and retention of all exam concepts. The course is delivered via WebEx allowing you to conveniently participate from your home or office. In addition, all sessions are recorded and can be reviewed for up to four weeks after the last class.
Date: Monday, November 11, 2019 - Thursday, November 14, 2019
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm, with an hour for lunch
Location: In-Person - DeVry University – Cobb-Galleria Center, 100 Galleria Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA 30339
Earn 35 PDUs!
This 4 day course provides a comprehensive review of 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 non-classroom assignments and activity (ex... homework to include sample test taking, reading assignments, etc.).
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.
Please note the event begins at 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.
The hallmark of successful PMOs is their importance to business leaders and decision-makers. In the most successful cases where the PMO is considered high value, the PMO functions as the single source for “business intelligence” about what is happening within the organization. To quote Gartner analyst Audrey Apfel from her 2011 conference paper, (Apfel, 2011) “the pinnacle of PMO maturity is the Strategy Execution Office”. In the final analysis, the most successful PMOs are woven into the fabric of the organizations they support. This presentation provides insight to help transform your PMO from an organizational function that provides operational and administrative overhead to a vital governance resource that delivers critically important information for decision-making.
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.
Written by Claudia Greene, PMP PMI Atlanta Healthcare Forum enjoyed an informative and interactive presentation on Change and Change Leadership delivered by Charles Johnson. Charles’ career spans many years in customer service assignments including Sales, Management, and Operations, integrating technologies such as Sales Force, Mobility, Business Intelligence, Big Data and advanced analytics to bring a better experience and solve customer and employee challenges. Charles began his presentation with...
Written By Theresa McCoy The Architecture Engineering & Construction Forum hosted Monica Varriale, Global Strategy and Program Development Leader, for an engaging discussion on Managing Global Projects. Monica outlined the innovation process in moving from global to regional and finally country specific execution in a cross-functional team environment. Within this process there are four key areas that drive project success, which is particularly important for global project execution. These...