PMI Montgomery County Newsletter

UPCOMING MAY CHAPTER DINNER MEETING

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 at Normandie Farm Restaurant, Potomac, MD
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Topic: “MANAGING INTERNATIONAL MAJOR PROJECTS-TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS”

Presenter: Mr. Jake Lefman 
Presentation Abstract:  (worth 1 PDU)
This presentation will provide an insight into the difficulties and unexpected challenges of managing very large projects internationally. The presentation includes lessons learned from executing the security for the Greek Olympics project, Approach to managing data for oil projects in a dangerous environment-Colombia, South America, and developing controls to ensure fidelity of projects and continuity of operations in a rapidly changing social and economic environment in Nigeria. 

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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.

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

Thank you for being a member!


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