Your Newly-Elected Officers!
Communications - Valerio Crovasce
Professional Development - Asha Subramanian
Outreach - Ann Skinner (re-elected)
Meeting and Quarterly Breakfast Meeting
11 - 6-7 pm
Three Pillars of Strategy Success: Your Work, Your Career and
Strategic planning is now a part of the PMI’s Talent
Triangle- now identified as a critical component to our current
and future roles. However, reading and hearing is one thing but
how many of us are in a position to practice strategic planning
and execution? ALL OF US!
session will show us how strategic planning is a key to our success
at work but, as well, to our careers and our lives. We will learn
how to create a solid plan for any of the three legs and we will
leave with the start of our own Professional Strategic Plans.
Barrett is a professional speaker, regular blogger, podcast host,
author and education advisor. David’s career includes the
creation and directing of a project management conference business:
ProjectWorld and Project Summit, a training company, a software
development firm, a speaker bureau, and project management portal
called ProjectTimes.com, a TED-style event series for project
professionals across North America called ProjectTalks and most
recently a web portal of 20-minute videos for project managers
Quarterly Breakfast Meeting
22 - 7-8 am
Your Value Behind a Mask and Screen
This interactive breakfast meeting session will engage
participants by encouraging them to share their experiences over
the past year of living, learning, and working during a global
pandemic. The presenters will provide some practical tips to engage
teams at a distance and to maintain effective communication –
despite needing to be behind a mask and/or a screen. The presenters
will also discuss ways in which we can all perform Psychological
First Aid for ourselves and others, at work, school and home.
Stevens is the Director of Virtual Care for Henry Ford Health
System and has been with the system for over 13 years. She started
with HFHS in Process Improvement as a management engineer, where
she has applied her industrial engineering and project management
skills to various projects to aid in health system integration
and alignment. She transitioned to Customer Engagement/Care Experience
where she helped to improve the customer experience through project
management, data/root cause analysis, training, and process improvement
initiatives. As of 2016, Courtney accepted a leadership role in
Virtual Care, developing the strategy and standards for telehealth
expansion throughout Henry Ford Health System’s continuum
Hunter is a Virtual Care Consultant for Henry Ford Health System
and recently joined the Virtual Care team back in April 2020.
She serves as a strategic advisor and partner to project champions,
driving implementation efforts and supporting adoption efforts.
Prior to joining Henry Ford Health System, she spent 5+ years
working in patient advocacy at the Lupus Foundation of America,
North Carolina Chapter (LFANC). She began as the Patient Services
Manager in 2015 and assumed the role of Operations Director in
2018. There she was responsible for developing, managing and evaluating
the LFANC’s patient services – providing resources
and assistance navigating a Lupus diagnosis.
PMP Exam is Changing in 2021 and So is the Way PMIGL is Providing
Exam Prep Classes!
is excited to announce that we will be partnering with Peak Business
Management in 2021 for PMP Exam preparation courses. This comes,
in part, due to the changes that PMI has made not only to the
newest PMP exam but also a stricter set of guidelines for organizations
that provide training. With this partnership, we will be able
to offer our members a significant discount on PMP, DASM, and
PMI-ACP exam preparation classes. The best part is that Peak offers
several live virtual classes per month that fit any schedule (days,
evenings, weekends) with instructors and students from around
Peak trainers provide a support system from the very start. They
help you outline your journey and timeline, guide you along the
path to certification, and maintain your credential with continuing
education. Peak trainers take personal responsibility for
the students’ training experience and measure their own
success by the success of their students, which is evident by
their higher than 95% success rate.
information is coming, but if you would like to know more now,
please visit the website at peakbusiness.org
or contact Ron Papa at email@example.com.
Transition for Hire Workshop
16 - 8 am - 5 pm
on the concepts in The Transitioning Military Project Manager
by Jay Hicks and Sandy Lawrence, and I Inc., Career Planning and
Personal Entrepreneurship, by Mike Callahan, we are running a
one day virtual event to help veterans be more empowered in their
career quest, and to learn how to successfully pursue career opportunities
in the field of Project Management and other areas that that might
be in line with their personal aspirations.
workshop itself will be focused on helping veterans learn how
to think more like an entrepreneur regardless of their job aspirations,
participate in an in-depth assessment of their personal plans
and interests, gain a deeper understanding of how they can bring
value to the job market and ultimately, tell their personal story
in a compelling manner.
the day, we will be using examples of career prospects in Project
Management as examples of how a veteran can pursue viable career
opportunities in that space.
will finish the day with real time networking opportunities with
employers who are interested in hiring veterans for different
positions within their companies.
Nick Beneker, PMP, our PMIGL Spotlight Volunteer for December
by Karen Graham
is a month for celebration, new beginnings, treasured values,
and lasting memories. Nick Beneker is our final Spotlight Volunteer
for 2020, a fantastic way to end our successful journey for this
Beneker is employed as a project manager with the Michigan Supreme
Court at the State Court Administrative Office in Lansing, Michigan.
Nick is currently implementing an e-filing and document management
system across 242 trial courts in the State of Michigan. Read
more about Nick.
to “Project Manager Musings"
In December 2016, the first of the Moylan’s Mulligans
articles appeared in the PMIGLC monthly Baseline newsletter.
Initially, the monthly article served as a platform for me to
opine on the topics of Project Management communications and leadership,
with suggestions on ways to improve both, as I transitioned from
serving the chapter as VP-Professional Development to VP-Outreach.
the complete article.
of 2020 PMI® Awards Announced
recently announced the winners of the 2020 PMI® Professional
Awards during the Virtual Experience Series event, A New World
View: Our Global Impact.
Project of the Year Award was presented to The Trans Anatolian
Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP) Project, TANAP Natural
Gas Transmission Company (Ankara, Turkey). This award honors a
Project Management Office (PMO) that has added value to its organization
through its support of successful strategic initiatives and demonstrated
superior organizational project management capabilities. It also
recognizes a PMO that has established a vision for value delivery
and has had a positive and clear impact on business results. Learn
more about other award winners.
the list of new
members who joined in November