Please join us in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 2nd at 5:30 pm for a phenomenal evening of sharing real project work experiences with your peers. This is a local PMI event open for all that provides the opportunity to connect with PMI Chapter members, academic researchers, recruiters, young professionals, volunteers and seasoned project managers alike. The event is free for Members +1 guest!
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The Elections Committee has been hard at work for the past few weeks, canvassing the membership for nominees for election to the 2019 PMI OVOC Board of Directors. The team, consisting of Terry Koech (Chair) and the committee members is pleased to present a qualified slate of candidates for election. This newsletter contains bios for all the candidates running in this year's election. If you are an active PMI member, you may have received or will receive an email in the next few days with voting instructions. Voting will take place from 5th March to 29th March 2019. It only takes a few minutes to vote, so please take the time to be counted in this important election.
Thank you. Your 2019 Elections Committee READ MORE
In addition to the volunteer positions below, the volunteer team is currently looking for additional team members. A VRMS opportunity will be available later in the week. If you are interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women have come so far within project management but there is further to go. The U.K. Government’s largest projects form the Government Major Projects Portfolio. In 2016, their senior leadership included 143 senior responsible owners: for every woman in this role, there were four men. The Association for Project Management has found a gender wage gap of 30 per cent. READ MORE
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When it comes to managing employee absence and disability, most companies are more confident in their ability to handle those issues than their actual practices suggest. According to a newly released study by The Standard, that gap can hurt employee retention and productivity in the long run. READ MORE
So I recently wrote a short piece about the chronic lack of training for new managers, and I finished with a question. If I were giving an "elevator speech" to new managers and had time to tell them just two things to focus on, what would they be? READ MORE