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  • September 13, 2018 - Annual dinner meeting, elections & round table, with Dr. Zack Jourdan on Project Management

    Plan now to attend our dinner meeting on Sep 13, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.!

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    Annual dinner meeting, 2019 Board elections & round table,

    with Dr. Zack Jourdan on Project Management

    >Review the candidates for the 2019 Board here: Nomination_Slate_2019_email_v4.docx

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    Topic: 

    After we vote on the 2019 board and discuss chapter business, Dr. Jourdan will share what he has learned by being on the board of his local PMI chapter for the last few years. This presentation will focus on teaching other professionals about project management. Attendees will walk away from this interactive session knowing how to:

    • Recognize the symptoms of poor project management at your organization…and what to do about it
    • Understand the seven key distinctions every project manager knows when constructing a doghouse, hospital, or skyscraper to make sure the job gets completed correctly on time and on budget
    • Know the seven actions that project managers take consistently that many other professionals do poorly or not at all

    Bio:  

    Zack Jourdan is an Associate Professor at Auburn University at Montgomery. Zack earned his Ph.D. in Information Systems from Auburn University. He has published research and taught classes on a variety of technology and business topics.

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  • September 21 - PMI Central Mississippi Chapter, Professional Development Day

    PMI Central Mississippi Chapter
    Professional Development Day


    “Project Management Builds Community”


    When: Friday September 21, 2018. Registration begins at 7:30 and sessions begin at 8:00 ending at 4:45, followed by a networking reception (see details below).


    Where: The Manship Wood-fired Kitchen, 1300 North State Street, located in The Belhaven district in Jackson. Covered parking garage with Security provided by the Baptist Hospital.


    Online Registration: Early Bird rate of $149.00 extended through Monday, September 10, ending at midnight. Regular rate of $159 is available until morning of event. Day of registration may be open depending on availability of space.
    REGISTER HERE: https://pmicms.org/events/event-list/professional-development-day/28-the-central-mississippi-2018-pdd


    Schedule for Event Day: Registration begins at 7:00 with a continental breakfast, juice and coffee provided. Program begins at 8:00 and end at 4:45. Lunch and snacks are provided throughout the day.


    You are invited: to a networking reception, immediately following the last panel, to mingle with students from the Mississippi Coding Academy! This is an opportunity for the students to talk with you about your profession, and to ask questions about real-life work situations and practices.

    Please plan to join us!


    This reception will include complimentary hors d'oeuvre, along with a cash bar.


    Total PDUs Available: Eight (8)


    This is our Chapter’s largest event of the year and you don't want to miss it! It will be an exciting day with dynamic speakers and sessions focusing on projects that impact key aspects of our community: education, health, public utilities, charity, culture, economic development, government, public/private partnerships, and business, along with session on technical project management skills.


    We have an exciting and diverse group of presenters this year, and we welcome their experience and knowledge as we grow together, expanding the influence of project management in our communities.

    Speakers and topics include:


    The Story of a Successful Project: the Two Mississippi Museums


    The Changing Landscape of Project Management, Will Duckworth, Certified Scrum Master
    A Powerful Project, Moon Mullin, Entergy


    Revitalizing Northpark Mall, Christy Campbell, Marketing and Business Development Manager, Northpark


    Data Modelling and Mapping, Gary Hennington, The Geospatial Group


    “Better Together” Project: Jackson Public Schools


    Managing Resources, Charlie Case, Core Technology


    Meeting Stakeholder Expectations: Online Business Registration and Reporting, Thomas Riley, Mississippi Secretary of State's Office


    More speakers coming soon!

    REGISTER HERE: https://pmicms.org/events/event-list/professional-development-day/28-the-central-mississippi-2018-pdd