Upcoming Events

PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Fall 2017 - TROY

September 30, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Walsh College - Troy Campus
3838 Livernois Road
Troy, MI 48083
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PMI-GLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

October 04, 2017
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Granite City Food & Brewery
699 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
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PMI-GLC Happy Hour/Social Networking

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PMP Certification Exam Prep Course - Fall 2017 - DEARBORN

October 28, 2017
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

University of Michigan - Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48218
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October 2017 Monthly Meeting

October 09, 2017
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Livonia Marriott
17100 Laurel Park Drive North
Livonia, MI 48152
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Project Management 101 skills for Life Workshop for West Bloomfield FTC and FLL Robotic team.

The Project Management Institute Great Lakes Chapter Academic Outreach Director Minimol Mathew, and her team JoAnn Jachyra and Grace Williams, held an engaging workshop for West Bloomfield School District FTC and FLL robotic teams on Saturday, 16th at West Bloomfield High School. West Bloomfield Community Education hosted the event. The workshop focused on aspects of project leadership and project management skills. Students learned the tools and techniques using a 5-phase project management process that have been proven necessary for successfully completing assignments and projects. The program explains how to create a plan to identify the tasks needed to accomplish the overall objective, manage time and resources efficiently, and communicate with other team members and stakeholders effectively. This course is perfect for all FLL, FTC and FRC team members. Workshop attendees left with increased confidence, knowledge and tools to get any type of project started right and completed successfully.


 


3rd Annual Professional Development Day
"Agile for Practitioners and Agile PMO" 

Friday, October 20, 2017 ⋅ 8 AM – 5 PM 

Michael Nir - Transformation Inspiration Expert, Lean Agile Coach; empowers organizations to deliver results  

With over sixteen years of experience Michael has been leading change at global organizations in diverse industries: Intel Corp, Philips Healthcare, United Healthcare, Volvo, JPMorgan Chase, Citi and others. Committed to sustained results as well as the journey, Michael balances a passion for creativity and innovation alongside tested proven approaches for solution delivery. Michael inspires people and teams to change, cognitively and emotionally, building on enthusiasm from climbing the hill AND reaching the top.  

Key Learning  

  • Morning Session: Best Practices and Agile Scrum "Tools of the Trade"

  • Afternoon Session: PMO Value Enabling - Effective, Streamlined Delivery and
    Selection and Prioritization
     

PMI-GLC Members: $200
Members of Other Chapters/National PMI: $200 (member ID required)
Non-Members: $250


PMI-GLC Happy Hour / Social Networking

October 4, 2017 ⋅ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Take a much needed & deserved mid-week break and join your PMI-GLC friends and colleagues for appetizers and cocktails at Granite City Food & Brewery in Troy


Upcoming PMP Exam Certification Prep Courses

Walsh College - Troy Campus

Saturdays, 8AM - 4PM
September 30, October 7, 14, 21
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University of Michigan - Dearborn Campus

Saturdays, 8AM - 4PM
October 28, November 4, 11, 18
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PMI-GLC Members Honored by ESD

PMI-GLC honored two of its longest serving board members, Neil Goldman and Gil Rollins, at the Engineering Society of Detroit’s (ESD) annual Gold Award ceremony on March 29.  Dr. Bill Moylan presented Neil and Gil each with the “Distinguished Leadership Award” for their exceptional service with PMI-GLC.

Neil Goldman received his award for the numerous leadership positions he has held within the chapter, such as President, VP of Finance, VP of Membership, VP of Education, and currently serving as the Director of Seminars.  Gil Rollins has been a member of PMIGLC since 1996 and is the longest continuously serving member of the Board of Directors.  Gil is currently serving as the VP of Finance, and has previously held the positions of VP of Membership, VP of Administration, and the Director of Financial Operations.

The Gold Award ceremony, which was held at the Henry Ford College in Dearborn, recognized outstanding members from professional associations within the surrounding area.  Awardees from local associations included the Society of Women Engineers, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the International Council on Systems Engineering, and several other engineering societies.


2017 Academic Outreach - Oakland University Workshop

The PMIGLC Academic Outreach team organized a one day workshop on PM 101 Skills For Life at the Oakland University Elliot Hall on March 11th 2017.  The Oakland University AIS student chapter and DIS department sponsored the event and 30 students enrolled in the workshop. Attendees enjoyed the hands-on activities along with the real-world business examples provided by the outreach team. A certificate of completion was awarded to all attendees which they can use to enhance their portfolio. Special thanks to chapter volunteers Minimol Mathew, JoAnn Jachyra and Amy Rutledge for instructing the class and Julie Yasuhara, Grace Verville, Dana Fix and Debbie Ritter for leading and engaging the teams. Please enjoy our workshop Photo Gallery!