team hosts spooky good time during the final happy hour of 2020
Member Promotion Team hosted the chapter’s 3rd and final
happy hour of 2020 on October 14. More than 50% of those who registered
attended. Attendees enjoyed their favorite drinks as they discussed
their favorite horror movie in advance of Halloween. Discussions
also centered on first jobs (Mike Freeman and Surya Prakash had
two of the most interesting), favorite time management hacks (such
as Trello and gettingthingsdone.com)
and favorite phone apps (such as Blinkist and Whatsapp).
Menzel won the first round of Crowdpurr trivia for “horror
movies.” Mike Freeman won the second round for “Name
That Drink.” Both were awarded a $25 Amazon egift card.
Valerio Crovasce was the grand prize winner of “Test your
PM Knowledge,” earning a $50 Amazon egift card!
of attendees rated the event excellent with another 50% rating
it very good. Feedback included: "It was my first virtual happy
hour - it was very fun - there were not as many people as I expected,
but that may have been good for my first time! Looking forward
to more!" and “More ideas from member retention and attendees
on future programs could improve future happy hours.”
to all who attended, especially Member Retention (Murthy Guduguntla
and Sheila Dugeon) for their support. Thank you to Erica Nunes,
Manager Member Promotion for helping to develop trivia questions.
Thank you to our platinum and gold-level sponsors who help us
put on great events, such as this one. Finally, best wishes to
Stacey Frakovici and Mike Freeman who are preparing to sit for
the PMP in the near future.
Squad Youth PM Training Program - Volunteers Needed
Squad, an affiliate of PMI Great Lakes, is looking for volunteers
to help with their Youth PM Training program. They are in need
of volunteers for the roles of Manager of Youth Events and Youth
Project Manager Skills Trainer. If you are a member in good standing
with PMI and PMI Great Lakes, please click on the links below
to download a role description.
Contact Tené Logan, email@example.com.
of Youth Events
Project Manager Skills Trainer
Annual Business Meeting
14 - 5-8 pm
time for the Annual Chapter Business Meeting. Join us to review
the year's accomplishments and see the volunteers who are behind
the activities of PMI Great Lakes. There is no cost for PMIGL
members to attend this virtual event.
celebrate Construction Quality Week with Us!
20 - 4:30 - 6:30 pm
is pleased to celebrate Construction Quality Week with the Construction
Community in 2020! This celebration event will be held on the
Zoom platform where Construction Project Management Professionals
and Construction Quality Experts will gather in a friendly online
conference to network, collaborate, and share thoughts on Career
Development. Emerging Professionals and Construction Management
students from WSU, LTU, CMU, UofM, and FIU are welcome to join
this event and participate in the Zoom meeting. We are inviting
recruiters from Construction Companies to join our celebration
and create breakout rooms with interested parties to further discuss
expectations and career opportunities.
is no PDU for participating in this event. The event is free,
but due to limited seat availability, you must register for this
Project Management Ready™
Helping Students Show They Are Ready to Manage Projects
The PMI Project Management Ready, PMI’s newest certification
program, introduces high school and post-secondary students to
the concepts and skillsets of project management. The PMI Project
Management Ready certification program presents the tools needed
to apply this knowledge to a wide range of career paths, and to
the student’s day to day activities. Developing project
management skills will serve students throughout their lives.
the complete article.
Influential Projects 2020
has unveiled the 2020
edition of the Most Influential Projects, which highlights
259 efforts, each a distinct masterclass in how to navigate change
and deliver results. The projects demonstrate many pivots born
of the global pandemic, but also shifts in response to pre-coronavirus
forces, from sustainability to quantum computing.
the list of new
members who joined in October.
special thank you to our sustained sponsors for their continued
support to the all new virtual format of 2020 Symposium; adapting
quickly to virtual requirements with great sponsor booth builds
and videos. We thank them for their generous gifts for the
raffle games, free webinars and their exceptional commitment to
a high quality virtual experience. Visit their websites linked
below or view our Sponsors
page for more information.