The annual National Capital Project Management Symposium is accepting submissions for the Call for Speakers. If you led an interesting project or can provide Lessons Learned for a project experience; or provide insight on new industries such as AI, Blockchain, or upcoming legislation on recreational Marijuana, or topics such as communications and leadership we want to hear from you. Visit the Call for Speakers page for more information and how to complete your submission. The Call for Speakers closes on Friday, June 15, 2018.
All questions or comments or completed Abstracts are to be sent to Pete Grieve at Symposiumfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Head out to the Kingston Yacht Club for a FREE Risk Management Workshop on Wednesday, June 27th. Workshop presenter, Jon Lenton, will facilitate groups of participants who will discuss the most interesting risks they have faced in projects. After their discussions, participants will vote on the 3 biggest risks, and discuss the best mitigation strategies. There will be networking opportunities before and after the workshop including a tour of one of the racing yachts. PMPs can earn one (1) PDU for attending this workshop. READ MORE
PMI Global’s collection of featured case studies highlights how organizations are implementing project management practices and using PMI products, programs or services to fulfill business initiatives and overcome challenges. READ MORE
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Members — we welcome you to join our volunteer team to take an active role in supporting our mission to promote project management. Why volunteer? Click here to learn more. Volunteering just got easier than ever at PMI OVOC since we started using the Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This is a PMI application where all the volunteer roles for all the Chapters around the world are posted. Members, you can create your volunteer profile, upload your resume, search and apply for volunteer opportunities all in the new VRMS tool. It can also be used to record your time spent volunteering. The VRMS makes it easy to search for volunteer opportunities throughout the world. To get started, log in or register and visit the VRMS to find volunteer opportunities that interest you. Please note the following current opportunities:
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Project managers are not just managers. They’re leaders. Project managers shape and influence their project culture for good or bad. READ MORE
Stress is a part of life, so naturally, it’s part of our work lives. The causes of stress — stressors — are all around us. We can’t eliminate all stressors from our careers or our workplaces, but building a stress management skill set can be the difference between burnout and job satisfaction. READ MORE
About to be interviewed for a project manager position? While it's important to prepare answers for the questions the employer might ask you, it's also key to prepare some questions of your own. READ MORE