PMI Montgomery County Newsletter


The next dinner meeting is February 3rd. 

Topic: Radical Risk Identification - Moving Risk Management into the 21st Century.

Presenter: Laurie Wiggins
Laurie is the founder and CEO of Sysenex Incorporated, a systems engineering company. She led her company in the development of Program Risk ID, a first to market risk identification software capability for product and service development and modification. An entrepreneur and an engineer, she has established two other companies including a space payload services firm, ToSpace Inc. and was a co-founder of New Leaf Global, an environmental company.

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Table Sponsorships Now Available for Monthly Chapter Dinners

After a successful pilot, the Montgomery County Chapter is now offering Table Sponsorships at our monthly dinners at Normandie Farms Restaurant in Potomac, MD.

Monthly dinners are held the first Wednesday of the month eight times per year. 

For a full table sponsorship, the cost is $500, and offers 10 seats to be used by guests of the sponsor, regardless of whether or not the guest is a member of the chapter. In addition to the seats at a table, recognition of the support for our chapter by the sponsoring organization will be included in announcements and table signs.

Members and friends of the chapter - in order to make this program a success, please encourage your employer to become a sponsor. You may even be included in their guest list!

To sign up as a sponsor, please contact the VP of Communications by email at:vpcommunications@pmimontgomerycountymd.org

Education
Many upcoming training opportunities are available and 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.

PM Day of Service Volunteer Recruitment Underway
There is a need for volunteer project managers from the DC metro area chapters who are committed to use their project management and leadership skills to serve their community. Your help is needed!

PMDoS is a one day problem-solving event where nonprofits are matched with subject matter experts on marketing, human resources, strategy, finance or technology challenges. Together, participants will discuss and diagnose a critical problem and then scope out a project to help address and overcome the issue. This activity will take place on Monday, January 18, 2016 (Martin Luther King Day).  For more information, visit: www.pmdos.org/volunteer.
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http://ly/fbpmdos and Follow:  @PMDoS16

If you have any suggestions or questions please contact :president@pmimontgomerycountymd.org.

Thank you for being a member!


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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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