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    UPCOMING EVENTS

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

    February 12th
    (Wednesday)

    Speaker: Sylvia Williams, Advisor of  Diversity and Inclusion for ALSAC/ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 
    Topic:  Top Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Trends for 2020
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    Professional Development Training Seminars:
    Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 3221 Players Club Parkway,
    Tuesdays & Thursdays
    5:30 - 9:30pm

    February 11th - March 5th

    PMP/CAPM training
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    April 7th - April 30th

    PMP/CAPM training
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    Sept 25th - Oct 22nd

    PMP/CAPM training
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    Speaker Information

    Wednesday, February 12th
    Dinner Meeting
    Crescent Club
    6pm - 7:45pm


    Speaker: Sylvia Wilson

    Topic: Diveresity,  Equity, and Inclusion Trends for 2020


    ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

    Sylvia Wilson currently serves as the Advisor - Diversity and Inclusion for ALSAC/ St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital over the last 3 of 6 years working for the organization with over 20 plus years’ experience in Human Resources. She assists the organization in the strategic planning, development, and administration of diversity and inclusion programs to advance ALSAC goals while incorporating diversity and inclusion best practices and innovative ideas aligned with the needs of the organization. Her favorite words to live by The Golden Rule - "Treat others as you would have them treat you." 

    Sylvia is a HUGE fan of the Memphis Grizzlies and Tennessee Titans.  She can’t live without family and uses Facebook extensively to communicate with them. She has a husband, three adult children, and three grandchildren.

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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

    • Feb 11 – Mar 5, Tue/Thur nights from 5:30 to 9:30
    • Apr 7 – Apr 30, Tue/Thur nights from 5:30 to 9:30
    • Sep 25 – 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!

    Jeanette Brown Qsource
    Carol Halladay FedEx Express
    Lydia Holt International Paper
    Shelia Johnson MLGW
    Colin McDonald Orion Federal Credit Union
    Russell Meyer FedEx Express
    Jessica Miller SPATCO
    Jacqueline Payne Global Program / Project Management
    Margaret Peden-Ingram Orion Federal Credit Union
    Patric Reams Irby Utilities

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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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