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    UPCOMING EVENTS

    Dinner Meetings in 2020 for PMI Members & paid guests
    Crescent Club, 6075 Poplar #909, 6pm to 7:45pm

    March 11th
    (Wednesday)

    Speaker: Apryl Childs-Potter, Chief Marketing Officer at Greater Memphis Chamber
    Topic: Economic Development in Memphis and Trends; PMI Talent Triangle: Strategic & Business Management
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    Professional Development Training Seminars:
    Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 3221 Players Club Parkway,
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:30 - 9:30pm

    April 7th - April 30th

    PMP/CAPM training
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    Sept 29th - Oct 22nd

    PMP/CAPM training
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    Now

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    Survey of Memphis Members' Preferences

    EXPRESS YOUR PREFERENCES HERE!
    Preference Survey 2020

     

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    Speaker Information

    Apryl

    Wednesday, March 11th
    Dinner Meeting at the Crescent Club
    6pm - 7:45pm


    Speaker: Apryl Childs-Potter, Chief Marketing Officer at Greater Memphis Chamber
    Topic: Economic Development in Memphis and Trends in Strategic and Business Management


    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

    Apryl Childs-Potter was promoted to Chief Marketing Officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber in 2019.  Childs-Potter will oversee the Chamber’s brand strategy and will directly oversee the organization’s marketing, media, and community relations activities. Childs-Potter joined the Chamber in 2018 as Director of Brand Strategy and Integrated Communications. Prior to joining the Chamber, she founded customer insight and brand strategy firm Hyphen Market Solutions. She has seventeen years of experience translating customer and business insights into powerful brand strategies and product innovations ranging from government and city services, biotechnology, medical device, medical technology, food & agriculture, telecommunications, and cosmetics/beauty.  Childs-Potter is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.

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    Professional Development

    What You NEED TO KNOW NOW about PMI Memphis COURSES

    PMI Memphis has been providing high-quality, cost-effective PMP/CAPM certification training to local project managers and project leaders for years. For 2020, the PMP exam is changing significantly. People studying under the current format should plan to take and pass the exam before June 30, 2020.

    PMP Exam Changes July 1, 2020

    Plan to study traditional project management principles as well as Agile principles. The exam will be about 50/50 between traditional and agile framework. Follow this link to see what PMI says about the exam change.

    PMP framework through June 30, 2020

    PMP exam framework from July 1, 2020

    Sample domain detail for exam change

    Also, note that our PMP/CAPM prep classes are as much as $1200 cheaper than other providers who bring class offerings to town.

    CAPM candidates can take our PMP classes. The key difference is that CAPM is useful for people who haven’t yet accrued the requisite work experience to sit for the PMP exam. This is perfect for ambitious people just finishing their 4-year degree.

    Did you know that if your company needs to book multiple students for a class, they can reach out to [email protected] or call Cath Knabb, VP of Professional Development, to work out a group discount arrangement?

    PMI Memphis will soon be collaborating with a training group to offer discounts to their Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) training. Keep an eye on the www.pmimemphis.org website for more information about that.

    Planned Certification Prep Dates for 2020

    • Apr 7 – Apr 30, Tue/Thur nights from 5:30 to 9:30
    • Sep 29 – Oct 22, Tue/Thur nights from 5:30 to 9:30
    • Got Questions? Contact [email protected]

     

    Keep an eye on our Education page. We sometimes partner with other organizations to bring other training opportunities to the Memphis area.


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    Membership Corner

    Active Members: 616

    Welcome New Members!

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    Job Postings

    More avenues to look for jobs related to Project Management

    1. Check out the latest Jobs in Memphis Area

    2. PMI - Carreer HQ:  PMI Career Headquarters is the premier electronic recruitment resource for your industry. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool of Project Management Professionals to meet their staffing needs.


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