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October Monthly Meeting
October 25
Flow: Get Everyone Moving in the Right Direction...and Loving It

Flow is an enterprise Agile model that helps individuals, teams and organizations:

• Create and sustain a culture of high-performance Flow
• Doubling productivity is a common outcome
• Seasoned Agile teams typically see a 30 to 50% increase in productivity with Flow

Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to double or triple their own productivity. Anyone who wishes to understand the underlying principles and practices that cause any person, team or organization to move into a state of high-performance using Flow.


FLOW, PMI-ACP® and Professional ScrumMaster
Certifications in One, Two-Day Session!
October 29-30

There is high demand for ScrumMaster Certification now-a-days. Scrum and Agile are hot topics in management and project management circles. Flow is Agile at the executive level but also delivers high performance for teams and at the individual level. Organizations that have implemented Flow have increased performance by as much as 400%. The PMI-ACP® due to its more rigorous requirements and the Agile additions to the PMBOK® Guide - 6th Edition will be discussed because Agile is hot in the job market right now and the PMI-ACP® will become the designation of choice for Agile in the next few years.

This training will equip the participants to take the exams and become certified in all three designations (Flow Certification is immediate without an exam needed. 


2018 Professional Development Day
Hurry, Early Registration Ends October 31!
November 29

We're Looking for Speakers, Sponsors and Volunteers for this Flagship Event!


You Talked, We Listened! This Year's Theme Is All For You!


The theme of PDD 2018 is based on a series of interactive sessions revolving around Change in your organization. 

Based on responses from our membership survey conducted in June, the following major areas of interest were identified:

  • Leadership in organizational project management and how it is used; including process management.

  • Handling/understanding resistance.

  • Emerging technology. Big data, common cloud, etc. and its influence on change in project management.

  • Applying project management communication and team management tools and techniques to business teams.


Keynote Speaker and Panel of Local Leaders 

PMI-MCAC will soon announce the keynote speaker and local leaders selected to participate in a roundtable discussion on this year's  theme, "Change in Your Organization." 

 


Michigan Governor Proclaims November
"Project Management Month"

Michigan governor Rick Snyder has once again proclaimed November 2018 to be "Project Management Month."

WHEREAS, during this month of November, we join with the Project Management Institute – Michigan Capital Area Chapter to raise awareness of the Project Management Profession in Michigan. We recognize Project Managers as key contributors to every aspect of industry in our great state of Michigan and we encourage citizens to explore and learn more about Project Management career opportunities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim November 2018 as Project Management Month in Michigan.

The link to the 2018 proclamation has not yet been posted on the State of Michigan website, but you can view 2017's proclamation here.

 

We'll be continually making updates to the website. Keep checking with us as we make improvements to the chapter website.   

Membership Drive
Bring a friend or colleague
to a meeting
Ask about our MCAC
membership pass

PMI-MCAC Members 

 2018 - 500 Our Goal! 

   October - 405+
64% increase since July 2017!

2016 - 250


PMI-MCAC's
First Year
Retention Rate
is a Whopping
90.3%!

Thank You Members
For Your Support!

    
   
 Sponsorship Opportunities

PMI-MCAC invites you to partner with us. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities here

What’s Your Annual PDU Check-up?
A year ago PMI launched the new Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program. It's time to do a check-up and see how you and your colleagues have been earning PDUs so far.


PMI-MCAC Chapter Update
Mei Lim, VP of Programs, shared updates on chapter initiatives at the June Monthly Program. Play the video from the meeting.


Read the Latest Issues of PMNetwork and PMI Today 

PMI Today January 2017

The latest issues of PMNetwork and PMI Today are now available to PMI members. In the current issue of PMNetwork learn about the need for emotional acumen on agile teams, China’s digital dominance and how PMOs can become strategic in the era of digital projects.Be sure to also checkout the latest issue of PMI Today PMI Board member Randy Black explains the importance of actively engaged executive sponsors.

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