for the PMP Certification Exam?
PMP Exam is here, and so is the way PMIGL is providing exam
prep classes! The PMP Certification exam will be in the new
format. Here is a quick look at the way the exam content has
changed and the prototype of some new questions we will see
in the exam. Learn
8 - 6-7 pm
Everest: Hybrid Agile Strategies for Reaching New Heights in Project
Alan’ Mallory's dynamic program is built around
the two years of planning and two months of climbing that went
into making the project of reaching the summit of Mount Everest
a reality for Alan and three members of his immediate family.
It is about adapting to challenges that we either choose or are
inadvertently presented with in the new normal.
puts specific emphasis on adopting an agile mentality so that
we are not too rigid in our thinking, reframing activities to
focus on results rather than tasks, developing a level of trust
in professional relationships, gaining alignment and commitment,
working through change, recognizing strengths, managing schedule
and risks, adopting an iterative approach which incorporates immediate
feedback, and effectively working together to achieve strategic
Mallory, PMP, CSP, MA, BSc, PEng, PE
is an international speaker, author and performance coach who
is passionate about leadership and reaching new heights in all
that we do. His unique philosophy of life revolves around empowering
people and embracing an agile mentality focused on goals and results.
By understanding what drives and motivates us, we are able to
cultivate more innovative and effective ways of thinking and taking
Happy Hour Meeting
16 - 6 - 7:30 pm
will hold the first virtual happy hour of 2021 with special guest
Perfect10 Mixology. Back by popular demand, our beverage
expert Jennifer Peeples will lead our team building with a fun,
informative tasting, and demonstration just in time for St. Patrick’s
evening will include beverage tips & fun facts. To prepare,
a shopping list and Zoom information will be provided to those
who register. Prefer delivery? Perfect10 Mixology can deliver
your bar set for an additional fee. Already have all of the ingredients
on the shopping list? You’re good to go!
19 - 7-8 am
Management through Honest and Timely Feedback
When cultural norms and societal pressure keep us from
being open and honest, the quality of our projects can suffer.
It takes a lot of courage to address a difficult situation head-on
so it’s important to use good data (not rumors or impressions),
and have solid relationships to support your good intent. Project
Managers are uniquely equipped with the skills that bring people
together, inspire their commitment and maximize their contribution.
is a Project Manager and Senior Mechanical/Electrical Designer
with nearly 30 years of experience in engineering for construction. With
over 150 projects served, she has worked with owners, architects,
developers and contractors on the design and construction of mechanical
and electrical systems in a wide variety of business markets including
food service, health care, senior living and multi-tenant residential.
2021 Virtual Symposium
23 - 8 am - 5 pm
Value in the New Normal
PMIGL and the Michigan Huron Valley Chapter of PMI are collaborating
to bring our members a Virtual Symposium; "Delivering Value in
the New Normal." This is the first time we have collaborated with
another chapter to hold our Symposium and we are looking forward
to having PMI-HVC members participate in this year's event.
be able to participate from the comfort of your home and earn
6 PDUs for the day. After the Symposium has ended, an additional
9 PDUs may be earned for watching presentations available on demand.
That's a potential 15 PDUs!
The It Factor for Scrum Masters/Project Leaders
26 - 9 am - 12 pm
workshop covers critical, yet often overlooked, aspects that companies
are looking for in scrum masters and project managers from the
perspective of someone who has trained, certified and hired scrum
masters and project managers. Whether someone is a traditional
project manager or scrum master, it will cover how to be an entrepreneurial
leader who fosters innovation, has an agile mind-set as a project
manager, helps to develop a dynamic cross-functional project management
office (PMO) and is a true servant leader.
Magsombol is an Agile Transformation Coach that has helped lead
Enterprise Agile Transformations in Global Fortune 100 Companies
such as Caterpillar, Prudential, Pfizer, Boston Consulting &
Fidelity. He is also a John Maxwell Certified Leadership Trainer,
Coach, Speake & DISC Behavioral Analysis Trainer. He·s
Known as an insightful, energetic, and humorous motivational speaker
that has presented at several Fortune 100 Companies, PMI, IIBA
& Agile events around the country, universities, professional
sports teams, and non-profit organizations on topics from Agile
Transformation, Leadership, & Maximizing Human Potential.
out a short video on Niel's subject: IT
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the list of new
members who joined in January.
14 - 6-7 pm
new PMIGL members! Register to attend new member orientation.
in becoming a sponsor? There are many opportunities for event
and sustained sponsorships, but they fill quickly! For more information
view our Sponsor