The PMI Westchester Chapter's Annual Business Meeting, along with an engaging presentation by Stephen Devaux on "Managing Projects as Investments: Critical Path Drag and Drag Cost, the Missing CPM Metrics", was held at the Doubletree in Tarrytown on 13 Jun 2017.View event photos
There are a lot of things happening at PMI Westchester this month. We have changes to the bylaws ratification process, our Annual Business meeting (free to Chapter members) followed by a special speaker, to be held in Tarrytown, a neighboring Chapter's risk management course, and some summer plans.
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We are all coming off the high from our 2017 Symposium Event!! Jack Duggal, Linda Van Valkenburgh, and John Sherlock rocked the house with all the great information given to our participants. Our hosts at Manhattanville College were superb and everyone had a fabulous time. The overwhelming positive energy surrounded us all day. I could not be more pleased with the team who made it all happen; they knocked it out of the park. Most of all, thank you to everyone who turned out for this great event.
There are several things happening this month at PMI Westchester! First, Volunteer New York! will start the month off at our Chapter meeting, our Breakfast Roundtable group (which holds virtual meetings!) will be discussing how to “Conduct a Successful Virtual Meeting”, and then - our biggest event of the year - our 8th Annual Symposium (formerly called Professional Development Day), where you can earn up to 8 PDU's in one day, will be held on April 29th.
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March…many people think of different things when they hear the name of this month: March Madness, St. Patrick’s Day, the arrival of Spring. For me, it’s the anticipation of seeing things come alive again like the trees blooming, a robin landing on my lawn, wildlife once in hibernation suddenly scampering around. It is also the excitement of our Chapter’s upcoming April Annual Symposium...
Happy Year of the Rooster!! Not only is 2017 the Year of the Rooster, but it’s also combined with one of the five elements, which only occurs once every 60 years. This year is a special Fire Rooster Year. When both a zodiac sign and an element are combined, it’s believed to affect one’s personality and destiny.
So why am I telling you these ancient Chinese beliefs?
The PMI Westchester Chapter announces our Spring 2017 PMP Exam Preparation course, which will assist the PMP Certification candidate in preparing for the PMP Exam. This course will be offered on the Westchester campus of Iona College in New Rochelle, NY; the five seven-hour sessions will be conducted on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., starting on 18 Mar 2017 and ending on 22 Apr 2017 (skipping April 15). Select "Read more" for more information and to register...
The PMI Westchester Chapter is pleased to announce a 2-day PMP Exam Review course, which will assist the PMP Certification candidate in preparing for the PMP Exam -- the four-hour exam required for this valuable globally-recognized credential. This course will be offered on the Westchester campus of Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. The 2 seven and a half hour sessions will be conducted on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., starting on 04 Feb 2017 and ending on 11 Feb 2017. Select "Read more" to see more details and to register!
Happy New Year!!! This is a time for fresh and new beginnings. Many people make resolutions to do something different in the new year. Perhaps it’s to lose those few extra holiday pounds or spend more time with family and friends. Personally, I don’t make yearly resolutions, but rather I take a look at how I can change and improve my overall life. Last year I worked really hard on removing negativity in my life and focused on surrounding myself with people who are smart, intelligent, and can teach me...