Baseline Newsletter May 2020


Monthly Meeting 

June Monthly Meeting - Virtual

June 8 - 6-7 pm

READY, Set, Change! How Peak Performers Address Organizational Change
Callis_Birchmeier,April-sm.jpgREADY, Set, Change! provides a framework for peak performers to complement traditional project change initiatives with an intense focus on advanced preparation and integrated support.

Discover a simpler and faster approach to help individuals and organizations adopt change, to ensure business objectives are met.

Recognize how integrating project management with organizational change management creates better outcomes for technological change. Describe the benefit and develop the change narrative and context.

Use the READY, Set, Change! five-point model to increase change adoption and initiative success.


Professional Development Opportunities

PMIGLC Happy Hour

May 20 - 6-7:30 pm 

happyhour.jpgDo 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!


Interested in earning 11 PDUs in Agile Teams Training?

PMIGLC Sustained Gold Sponsor IIL is offering a free self-paced online series. Register by Tuesday, June 30 to receive 60 days of access to earn 11 PDUs. Click below to view more information on the sessions, how to register and how to claim your PDUs upon completion.


Annual Golf Outing 

August 22 - 7:30 am registration 

Golf_Outing2019.jpgThe 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.



Moylan's Mulligans

Leading Virtual Teams with NO LIMITS
There is little difference in outcomes when comparing virtual project teams to co-located. Both follow a similar project lifecycle to create a product or service to successfully satisfy the needs of the customer. Additionally, the role of the project manager remains the same - leader, manager, facilitator and mentor/coach. In both, much of the project's success relies on the leadership abilities of the project manager. Read on.

Volunteer Spotlight

Meet Synthia Adams, PMP, our PMIGLC Spotlight Volunteer for May 2020

Synthia.jpgSynthia’s story is remarkable and she was excited to accept this honorable nomination. She joined the PMI Institute in August 2014. Synthia attended her first meeting a few months later and to her delight, it was a fantastic gathering. There were giveaways, raffle tickets and she selected the idea table where Kent Potts, then VP of Marketing was in attendance. Synthia committed to join the Sponsorship team that same day. Synthia was truly impressed with what she saw and who she met. She loved the vibe of the people and has been hooked ever since that day. Read on.

PMI® News

PMI Launches New Basics of Disciplined AgileTM Course for Agile Practitioners

This self-paced, online course shows you how to choose the right agile solution for your situation, and achieve a way of working that gets better results, faster. Because true business agility comes from freedom, not frameworks. Read on.

Welcome New Members

View the list of new members who joined in April. 

Chapter Sustained Sponsors

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