is Sponsoring an Academic Scholarship up to US $2,500
order to be considered eligible for this scholarship, applicants
must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited two-year associate's
degree, four year bachelor's degree, or master's, or doctoral
program. This scholarship will be granted for work toward an associate's,
bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree in project management
or a related field benefiting from project management, with the
following order of priority:
member of the PMI Great Lakes Chapter or an immediate family
member (including spouse, children, stepchildren and grandchildren)
attending or planning to attend any accredited college or university.
individual living in Michigan or surrounding states (Indiana,
Ohio, Minnesota or Wisconsin) attending or planning to attend
an accredited college or university program anywhere.
individual attending or planning to attend an accredited college
or university program in USA.
more about the scholarship criteria.
Monthly Meeting - Virtual
11 - 6-7 pm
you are like most people, you dislike going into that meeting
when you have to be the bearer of bad news: That your scope, schedule
or budget has slipped. Or have an uneasy feeling in your stomach
when you have to face a tough sponsor or customer to negotiate
concessions. You look around you and can see some people can do
this effortlessly, and wonder why you were not blessed so.
Webinar "Leading Virtual Teams with the NO LIMITS Approach"
30 - 6 - 7:30 pm
Internet and the practice of outsourcing work have been the main
ingredients for the use of virtual distributed teams.
longer can a project team always be co-located in order to improve
expediting a project! After years of experience with virtual groups
and teams, Dr. Moylan will demonstrate a range of positive techniques
and tools to keep a virtual team on track, on schedule and on
budget. The techniques shown will range from the use of enterprise-wide
impact tools to subtle interpersonal strategies that a project
manager may use to have a successful virtual and/or distributed
reinforce these concepts for presentation participants, the authors
will be using a N.O. L.I.M.I.T.S. approach to the material which
Bringing team members up to speed, Encouraging Excellence
of Sight, Out of Mind: Keeping team members engaged, Stopping
the Second-Class Status of a Virtual Project
Sharing Responsibility, Keeping Control
Understanding the Needs of the Team Members, Aligning Expertise
with the Project
Reading: Laying Out Everything Ahead of Time, Brainstorming
Recognition & Attention: Pay Close Attention to Team Members
Internet Sites, Intranet Sites, Enterprise / Commercial, Free/Low
Subject Matter Experts: Their Role, Their Value
virtual teams is a very important skill for the modern project
manager to master, a scenario and role that all EMU students
will very likely encounter. In today’s COVID-19 charged
environment, everyone is now in the virtual team setting and
can benefit from taking a NO LIMITS approach.
PMP® Prep Classes
May 9, 16, 23 and June 6 - 7:30 am - 5 pm
four-day, instructor led, classroom setting PMP® exam preparation
course designed to meet the training needs of those wishing to
prepare for PMI’s PMP®or CAPM® certification exams.
objective of this course is to help participants gain a level
of competency required to pass the PMP® and CAPM® certification
exam through a review of the concepts and terminology covered
in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide).
View more details and the 2020 schedule.
May 20 - 6-7:30 pm
you need an "Ice-O-lation break?" Join us for PMIGLC's
first virtual happy hour! Although we are separated by social-distancing,
we would like to break from the isolation and celebrate with our
first virtual PMIGLC Ice-O-lation happy hour. In honor of the
Cinco de Mayo month, why not have your leftover tacos from Tuesday,
apps of guac and salsa, tortilla chips or your favorite bar food.
Don’t forget your favorite beverage!
22 - 7:30 am registration
Annual Golf Outing is tentatively planned for Saturday, August
22 at Sylvan Glen Golf Course in Troy. Click register for more
details on cost and schedule.
Organizational Change Management to Improve Adoption and Success
As project professionals, we are in the business of change.
Helping to prepare people for change does not have to be confusing
and hard. Identifying the change and helping those involved to
get ready not only increases success, but it also adds to the
bottom line as our change is adopted more quickly. Read
Changes to PMP Exam & ATP Program Timeline
is committed to the safety and well-being of our global community.
Our Crisis Task Force is monitoring the situation arising from
coronavirus (COVID-19) daily. We are taking additional steps to
ensure the safety of our customers, and meet their needs. As a
result, we made the following important decisions:
the current PMP exam to December 31, 2020 and delaying the launch
of the new PMP exam until January 2, 2021
extending all candidates’ exam eligibility (for all certifications
- not just the PMP) through January 18, 2021
the opening of our Authorized Training Partner program application,
originally scheduled for March 19, 2020
to the new members who joined in March.