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15
Oct
2018

10-15-2018 9:00 am - 10-18-2018 5:00 pm
DeVry University
DeVry University
100 S Galleria Pkwy NW #100
$1,219.00

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018 - Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
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.).

$1,219.00 30
16
Oct
2018

10-16-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Matrix Resources
Matrix Resources
1000 Abernathy Road Suite 500
$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

TBA

$15.00 74
17
Oct
2018

10-17-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Philips Healthcare
Philips Healthcare
13560 Morris Road PHA University Room
$13.00

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

TBA

$15.00 75
18
Oct
2018

10-18-2018 6:00 pm -7:45 pm
Manuel's Tavern
Manuel's Tavern
602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307, USA
$13.00

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

TBA

$15.00 75
18
Oct
2018

10-18-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
The Georgian Club
The Georgian Club
100 Galleria Pkwy SE
$25.00

"The Art and Science of Team Facilitation"
presented by Aaron Kanne, Care Logistics

Join us for the October 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

Kanne-Aaron-2Have you ever had a meeting with your project team that didn’t go the way you had planned? Did you not accomplish what you thought you would in the time you had allotted with your team? Did you have a regular status meeting, steering team meeting, or project planning session that fell short of the mark? If so, you’re not alone, we’ve all been there. Team facilitation is both an Art and a Science, and it is a skill that can be learned no matter where you are in your career. Flawless meeting execution is not a myth, and it is achievable if you follow simple rules for preparing for, facilitating, and following up on meetings.

During this presentation you’ll learn the ins and outs of preparing for your meetings, including how to plan an agenda, prepare yourself, and prepare your team for the sessions. Next you’ll learn tried and true facilitation tips and tricks to keep your meetings moving and to help you achieve your goals during the precious time you have with your team. Last, you’ll learn the best ways to close out meetings and follow up on next steps to ensure your overall projects are successful. Capitalize on your time and your team’s time by learning the art and science of team facilitation.

$30.00 133
23
Oct
2018

10-23-2018 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard
5555 Windward Pkwy Building B2 (Cafeteria)
$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.

Presentation

TBA

$15.00 74
24
Oct
2018

10-24-2018 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
$13.00

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.

Presentation:

"The Darker Value of Corporate Data:  PMO considerations to help protect sensitive assets in data-driven organizations" by Mike Czerniawski, Director at DataCraft Partners, LLCMike

This presentation is designed to address information security risk as part of organizational program management, and to raise program and project manager awareness of common data security concerns in today’s data-driven companies.

It will examine methods and techniques used to steal data and information and discuss the issues and implications of such acts. We will share some real-life examples of cyberattacks and data leaks, and provide a clear understanding of risks, current defenses and best-practice approaches.

This presentation concludes with suggestions for the PMO to consider in addressing data security issues common to organizations of any size.

$15.00 74
25
Oct
2018

10-25-2018 6:15 pm -8:00 pm
Health Markets
Health Markets
6334 Roswell Rd, Suite A, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA
$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 27
02
Nov
2018

11-02-2018 8:30 am - 11-03-2018 5:00 pm
Northpoint Executive Suites Alpharetta
Northpoint Executive Suites Alpharetta
11175 Cicero Drive, Suite 100
$772.00

Dates: Friday, November 2 - Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Location: Northpoint Executive Suites – 11175 Cicero Drive, Suite 100, Alpharetta, GA 30022

Earn 16 PDUs!

First 10 registrants get $57.60 OFF with coupon code: First10_2018903

There are many skills and knowledge areas that project managers and business analysts need to know to be successful. This class introduces you to four topics that every project managers need to know. You NEED to know how to convert customer need to solutions. You NEED to know the essential elements of gathering business requirements. You NEED to know that basics of process modeling. You NEED to know the fundamentals of Agile. This class covers them all. Join us to fill in the gaps you need to be successful.

$772.00 25
12
Nov
2018

11-12-2018 8:30 am - 11-13-2018 4:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn-Atlanta-Perimeter Center
Hilton Garden Inn-Atlanta-Perimeter Center
1501 Lake Hearn Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30319, USA
$745.00

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018 - Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Perimeter Center, 1501 Lake Hearn Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30319

Earn 14 PDUs!

In the current global economic climate, organizations are forced to “innovate or die.” Only innovative organizations can survive the highly competitive global market. As organizations utilize programs and projects to achieve their strategies and goals, program and project managers have a major role to play in driving an organizational culture of creativity and innovation.

This seminar focuses on leadership competencies required for project / program managers to manage their teams most effectively and drive an organizational culture of creativity and innovation: developing their (own) individual creative skills, unleashing their teams’ creative and innovative potentials and building on creativity to drive innovation (both sustaining innovation and disruptive innovation) in their organization.

An innovation framework for project management will be introduced – a structured approach for program and project managers to utilize in starting and delivering innovation projects. Participants will explore ways to implement innovation using open innovation and innovation platforms.

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

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

$795.00 40

Agile Final

AEC Forum Final v2 

Entertainment Final v2 

Governance Final

 

Healthcare Final

Technology Final

 

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