Welcome to the Newest Chapter Members! Ramesh Babu Peter Barclay Sadrita Barnes Mary Bechtold Jana Beyo Matthew Byron David Caines Bryan Chun Colette Collins Roxanne Crawford Daniel Curlin Omar Davis Vanessa Davis - Sumpter Tiffany Delgado Tonya Early Victoria Eastwood Mark Fawcett Edward Frazier Clarence Galapon Natasha Green Heath Hewett Aaron Holcomb Ben House Jana Jagerska Tiffany Jamison Stephanie Johnson Carter Jones Randal Jones Michael Julius Hadas Kasher Ryan Kehoe Ashley Kooman Stephanie Lawrence Mark Lucas Anita Mann Jonathan McCollum Jonas McKenzie Jimmy Mullick Aparna Narayanan Leah Neely Michael Nolan Monica Pendergrass Jeffrey Peters Gretchen Peters Robert Porter Dawn Rennick Rosanne Rodriguez Scott Roosa Anthony Rosas Angela Scott Tyler Sexton Holger Sube Bradley Sullivan Adam Sumislawski Penelope Trevillian Kevin Turnipseed Rich VanKoughnett Robin Walker Brian White Henry Wolf Kelli Woodward Carl Zindars
Volunteer of the Month Nick Kubick is our Programs Assistant who helps post PDUs for the satellite meetings each month as well as handling other logistics for the satellite meeting program. Nick is finishing an 8 year tour of duty as a Combat officer with the US Army Infantry that included two tours of duty in Afghanistan and one in Iraq. Nick is also fluent in Spanish and coaches youth soccer.
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PDU Opportunities Satellite Meetings April 17 – Concord and Asheville April 24 – Hickory April 26 – Wilmington April 29 – Boone and ELKN May 8 – WLKN and Asheville May 10 – Fayetteville May 15 – Concord May 17 - Wilmington Next Chapter Meeting May 20 Community Service April 27 – Adopt a Stream at Hugh McEachern Park in Concord May 17 – Blessed Assurance Adult Day Care in Matthews
Upcoming Events Prep Class PgMP Boot Camp on June 21 and 22 Partner Offerings Project Planning & Control – CPCC – April 22 Project Quality Management – UNCC – April 28 Developing Agile Requirements – UNCC - April 30 Business Analysis – CPCC – May 7 Determining Business Requirements – CVCC – May 12 Using MS Project for Effective Project Management – CVCC – May 21 Saturday PDUs April 26 – Microsoft Project & Microsoft Visio Skill Fest at Bubble Charlotte in the Epicenter June 23 August 25 Professional Development Day September 27 PMI Global Congress – North America October 26-28 International Project Management Day November 6
VOICE Event – May 20 th Chapter Meeting Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry - Food Drive to provide nutritious groceries to people within our community facing economic hardships.
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM Subject Matter Expertise Experts speak on ”on-demand” topics Mentoring Circle Approach Event participation vs. year long committment Executive Leadership Forums Senior leaders talk about change Webinar Format Low footprint logistics and easy to attend. Book Reviews Group discussion on relevant PM and change titles WHAT IT IS NOT PMP Training or Coaching GOAL Mutually beneficial environment to positively share education, wisdom, and career experiences with another individual that can benefit from the direct and personal interaction 10 Events
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM New Event Type: Executive Leadership Forums Senior leaders talk about PM, the value it adds and what great PMs looks like Guests on Tap CFO-Logistics CIO-Government COO-Media CFO Healthcare
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM New Event Approach: Mentoring Circles One to many (15:1?) vs. 2013 one to one relationships Allows selective, short term participation Phased Approach Traditional Mentoring Circles usually have up to 5 mentees working with 1 trained mentor/facilitator. Depending on response this year, we could progress to this in 2015, then eventually back to 1:1.
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM New Event Type: SME Subject Talks SMEs give presentations and take questions on specific topics Topics are requested by membership Example Topics Requirements Communications Scrum Risk Management
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM New Event Format: Webinars Allows for greater flexibility for presenters (mentors) and attendees (proteges) Lower logistical footprint Logistcs 1 PDU per session Use a variety of tools
2014 METROLINA PMI MENTORING PROGRAM New Event Type: Book Review Group discussion on relevant project management books Don’t duplicate any PMI/Chapter books Format Have one or two members review Point/Counter- point debate
Speaker Presentation Tom Cooper, PMP Tom started his career as a computer science geek who fell into project management for a couple of decades leading software and technology initiatives in companies from startups to Fortune 500 companies. Today Tom is a speaker, trainer and coach helping clients become more effective at influencing others. As the father of 7 kids, Tom has had lots of opportunity to fail at communications, and is learning more every day about how to begin to really connect with others. Today he's going to lead us through an interactive discussion he calls "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect - How Connection is Key to Project Delivery"
How Connection is Key to Project Delivery Tom Cooper, PMP
My Sponsor is not involved! My Sponsor is TOO involved! Projects: We do them all differently Lack of trust - “CYA” Project Challenges
Connecting - Increases your influence in every situation Connecting - Is all about others Connectors - Do the difficult work of keeping it simple
Connecting - Increases your influence in every situation Connecting - Is all about others Connectors - Do the difficult work of keeping it simple Why Connect? Connecting increases your influence in every situation.
Film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” 1986 Clip courtesy Paramount Pictures
Connecting How much healthier would your relationships be if you excelled at connecting? At home? At work
Connecting is the ability to… Identify with people and Relate to them in a way that increases your influence
“The number one criteria for advancement and promotion for professionals is the ability to communicate effectively” -- Harvard Business Review