PMI Montgomery County Newsletter


Monthly Dinner Meeting is Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Topic: Lessons Learned from the Healthcare Benefit Exchange Projects

Description:
In 2013, the federal healthcare.gov website and several state-run health benefit exchanges such as Oregon and Maryland experienced significant project-related issues that hindered their effectiveness while some exchanges such as Kentucky and Connecticut launched successfully. Come hear about the common characteristics of both the failed projects and the successful projects.

Speaker: Dominic Lepore, PMP
Dominic Lepore, PMP, has over 20 years’ experience implementing new processes and systems to improve business operations. He is an expert in all aspects of project management, including scope, schedule and cost management techniques. Dominic started Terrapin Consulting in 2003. He previously served on the Puget Sound Chapter Board of Directors. Dominic is also an adjunct professor for Georgetown University’s Technology Management and Systems Engineering Management master’s degree programs. He co-developed Georgetown’s online PM certificate curriculum. He earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Information Systems from the Stevens Institute of Technology.

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Education

Many upcoming training opportunities are available such as:  Work Breakdown Structures, Action-Oriented Leadership, PMP Prep, and Double Your Throughput of Reliable Project Completions.  More details on these and other training opportunities are located under Education.

PMI-MC Toastmasters Club #1163128: PMPs - See How Fun Earning PDUs can be!

Our Toastmasters Club is sponsored by PMI-MC and is intended for PMPs. We are approved by PMI to issue PDUs. Meetings are at Walter Johnson High School at 7 PM on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Earn 1.5 PDUs per meeting.  For more information see the Toast Masters site.

If you have any suggestions or questions please contact me at: president@pmimontgomerycountymd.org.
Thank you for being a member!

Peggy Stroncek, President PMI Montgomery County Chapter


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Resources

As part of PMI’s Continuing Certification Requirements program, a PMP credential holder will need to earn 60 PDUs per three-year cycle. To learn more about the program, what are PDUs, how to earn and claim them, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to renew your certification, watch the CCR video. You can also reference the latest PMP Handbook found on PMI.org.

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