Opportunities to Win 2018 Scholarships thru PDD

Posted by admin_ck on 09/18/2017 1:24 pm  

On September 22, PMI Memphis will host its Professional Development Day (PDD) at Hilton Memphis at 939 Ridge Lake Road. Keep reading to see how both those who and attend and those who cannot can win valuable scholarships for personal development to be used in 2018. This year, the theme for PMI Memphis is:

Key Notes

  • "NASA Missions, Making the Impossible Possible"  Lynn Garrison, NASA
  • "Leading through Values" Cindy Olson, Chief People Officer, ENRON
  • "Leading through Persuasion" Traci Brown, Body Language Expert 
  • "Liar Liar Pants on Fire" Traci Brown, Body Language Expert 


Breakout Session #1

  • Track 1-Agile: "Agile Mindset" Dave Haws, Solutions IQ
  • Track 2-Critical Thinking: "Fueling Innovation" Clayton Hinchman, Ignite
  • Track 3-Leadership: "7 Principles of a High-Performing Team" Lelia Chapman, Team Trek


Breakout Session #2

  • Tract 1 - Agile: "Increasing Project health Using Agile Tools" Cindricka Arrington, PMP, Medtronic
  • Tract 2 - Critical Thinking: "Critical Thinking Skills for Professionalism in the Workplace", Amy Ware, CBU
  • Tract 3 - Leadership: "Talent Management Insights and Solutions for Leaders", Dr. Susan Hanold, ADP

About the Scholarship Giveaways

PMI Memphis will take entry submissions for a free pass to PDD 2018 (valued at $199) through end of day September 21. Registration and attendance for PDD 2017 is necessary to win. Use this link to register for PDD 2017 and this link to submit an entry to win the scholarship to PDD 2018. The winner of the PDD 2018 scholarship will be named during PDD 2017, September 22, at PMI Memphis Professional Development Day.

Clayton Hinchman, US Veteran and PDD 2017 speaker, is working with PMI Memphis to award scholarships of seats for PMP Prep for 2018 (value $795 each). People not having a PMP should register for this, so attendance to PDD 2017 is not required. Share this link to anyone who is would be interested in winning a scholarship to attend a free PMP prep class in 2018.  Collection of submissions for the PMP Prep 2018 scholarships will continue until end of day September 29. Winners for those scholarships will be named in the October Newsletter and PMI Memphis Chapter meeting.