May 16, 2017


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PMI OVOC 2017 Symposium: Register now to get the best price!

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The National Capital Project Management Symposium (NCPMS) is the premier event for Project Management Practitioners to learn about the powerful and informative advancements in the Project Management world. The conference is also an opportunity for project managers and team members to network with fellow industry colleagues and key stakeholders within the project community. You will learn about emerging trends, best practices, and how others are implementing such solutions to save money, enhance efficiency, and prepare for future growth.

The Early Bird Registration price will end on July 20. Ensure you get the best rate by registering today.  READ MORE


PMI OVOC Mentoring Program: Cohort #1 Kick off Meeting: Date correction: June 8th 2017 Share on Facebook  Twitter Share on Linkedin E-mail article

Last week the Kick off Meeting was advertised with the wrong date. The correct date for the Cohort #1 Kick Off Meeting is June 8th. The 2017 PMI OVOC Mentoring Program is made possible through the generous support of Algonquin College Corporate Training. The mission of the Program is to provide chapter members with mentoring support in their journey to becoming effective project managers. This program is provided exclusively for PMI OVOC registered members. To register, send an email to  READ MORE


PMI OVOC 2017 Symposium: Call for Speakers

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This year's theme is: "Transforming Project Management Excellence: Driving Change." With your help, the National Capital Project Management Symposium (NCPMS) will present an outstanding quality programme. If you have any questions please direct them to Pete Grieve at For details on submitting an abstract, click here.





OTTAWA Saturday Seminar Series: 'How to Turn Conflict into a Positive Catalyst for Change' May 27, 2017
KINGSTON Saturday Seminar Series: 'How to Turn Conflict into a Positive Catalyst for Change' May 27, 2017
Lunch Seminar Series: 'Implementing a Quality Solution within a Provincial Health Care System' May 31, 2017
PMP Exam Prep Series: Spring 5 Day format June 5-9, 2017

2017 National Capital Symposium

Oct 24-Oct 26, 2017

PMI OVOC volunteer opportunities found through PMI's VRMS tool Share on Facebook Twitter Share on Linkedin

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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.

Members — check out this opportunity: ID# 8894 Volunteer Task Force Team Member

10 project management myths  Share on Facebook Twitter Share on Linkedin

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Projects are complicated, which is why an evidence based project management methodology (PMBOK, 2013) is so useful. This method, if used in its entirety, almost gives off the impression of being seamless and "air tight"; considering almost every angle, roadblock, and issue that could possibly surface during a project. This might be true from a technical standpoint, but for the sake of argument let's propose that experience, knowledge, and the "great next idea" makes the difference between a "bad project" and a "great project." Success is not just measured whether a strategy realizes what it intends but whether or not it delivers value for the company and the customer.  READ MORE

How to suck at project management Share on Facebook Twitter Share on Linkedin

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If you want to prove to other organizations that you really suck at project management, there are so many ways to do it. The Standish Group's annual Chaos Report outlines the factors that make projects successful. You should ignore this, particularly the bit around the importance of having emotionally mature people. READ MORE 



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