Topic: Mind the Gap: Managing the Motivation of You and Your Organization
Do you, as a project manager sometimes struggle with managing and maintaining motivation with your teams? Do you have problems at times motivating yourself when there are challenges or problems? In his presentation at the 4th Annual Professional Development Day last November, Kendall Lott talked about lessons learned in an Appalachian Trail through hike. Now, Kendall shares his insights on Managing Motivation in the face of colliding with…the workplace. Join Kendall and the PMI Southern Maryland Chapter on Wednesday, March 27th, from 7-9 PM at the UMD Kim Engineering Building in the Kay Boardroom to discover how to better manage and maintain motivation.
The PMI Southern Maryland Chapter is hosting a Project Management Professional (PMP®) Accelerated Prep Course
The Project Management Institute (PMI®) Southern Maryland Chapter is pleased to offer a 4-day Project Management Professional (PMP) Accelerated Prep Course that will provide a very thorough review of Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) content and concepts in order to prepare students to take the PMP or CAPM exam. This course is aimed at assisting those who have been previously exposed to the PMBOK and PMI's methodologies.
NOTE: A minimum of eight (8) registrants are required for the class to be provided.
Topic: PMI Talent Triangle
While technical skills are core to successful project and program management, PMI research states they’re not enough in today’s increasingly complex and competitive global marketplace. Organizations are seeking added skills in leadership and business intelligence — competencies that can support long-range strategic objectives that contribute to the bottom line.
The PMI Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program was updated 12/1/2015 to ensure PMI certification holders are equipped to be relevant in an ever-changing business environment. The focus on developing additional skills to meet the changing Project Management industry is as important as ever. Chris Grassmuck, PMI, CSM and Senior Technical Project Manager with IBM, will discuss:
Join the 2019 Project Management Symposium "Turning Knowledge into Practice" at UMD Project Management Center for Excellence on May 9-10, 2019. Earn up to 12 PDUs in the PMI Talent Triangle towards maintaining your PMP certification. The symposium includes sessions on Projects Leadership, Agile and IT, Stakeholder Management, Federal Programs, Risk Management, Construction Management, Enterprise PMOs, and more.
2019 PMI® SeminarsWorld®
13-16 May 2019
The Project Management Institute (PMI) presents its SeminarsWorld May 13 - 16 at the Westin DC City Center, 1400 M Street, NW., Washington DC. Earn up to 28 PDUs toward maintaining your PMI certifications.
Topic: 9 Habits of Project Leaders
There are no shortcuts to achieving excellence in leadership. Seasoned project managers know that the qualities that bring about successful business results come from experience and daily practice. They also know that measurable improvements can come from simple, positive changes in how people work, interact, and grow together to create meaningful relationships.
9 Habits of Project Leaders is about transforming a good project manager into a great project leader by adding nine simple yet powerful habits to the project execution toolbox. Arun Singhal and Puja Bhatt collected real data, through interviews and surveys, from more than 50 top-level project professionals from diverse industries over a period of 30 years, yielding the top common-sense habits of effective leadership, specifically tailored to the field of project management.