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Career Building & Consulting for PM Professionals. Earn 2 PDUs*
Having a growth mindset (the belief that you are in control of your own ability, and can learn and improve) is the key to success. Yes, hard work, effort, and persistence are all important, but not as important as having that underlying belief that you are in control of your own destiny. If you believe you can win in today’s competitive job market you can. To have the mindset, self-awareness is key. Are you reacting to situations based on feelings, faith or facts? Reserve your seat for our Heavy Weight PM Speaker Series with Dhanu Kothari and earn 2 PDUs!* How does a Project Manager win in today's competitive marketplace for job opportunities and consulting engagements? Dhanu will walk us through the steps to: - Learn about winning in the competitive job market and Consulting / Contract engagements - Understand the critical workplace skills for successful Career / Consulting - Learn about augmenting relationships and clients’ trust as professional - Become familiar with techniques to leverage your strengths PM FORUM: "Career Building & Consulting for PM Professionals," This interactive presentation focuses on understanding and building essential skills to help participants develop their careers as employees and consultants. Share your experiences and learn about strategies, tools and techniques. The presentation will address: (1) Getting the Opportunity (2) Developing Workplace Skills (3) The Consulting Role and (4) Building a Trusted Relationship Dhanu Kothari is an author, consultant and a professional speaker with 30 years of Project Management experience with HP, DEC, Honeywell, Nortel, Scotiabank, Univac and the Norwegian Computing Center. His clients in the public sector include CRA, City of Toronto and the York Region. He has presented at NASA PM Challenge 2009 and 2010, ProjectWorld, PMI SIGS/Chapters, DPI and IT symposiums. He is a past President of the PMI-SOC and the Rotary Newmarket. Dhanu has authored two books on Project Management :“Rainbows & Ratholes: Best Practices for Managing Successful Projects” and “From Ratholes to Rainbows: Managing Project Recovery”. BONUS: Dhanu's books are available to PMUT members and guests at a 50% discount. Come out to our PMUT meeting and get your signed book! MEETING DETAILS: • Metro Hall, room 309. Please use the 55 John Street entrance across from The Princess of Wales Theatre. • Networking starts at 5:45 pm • Meeting starts at 6:00 pm SHARP! • Meeting ends at 8:00 pm • Networking Event to follow meeting. Bring your business cards! There is no fee to attend this meeting. We will be offering special rates for new membership and Toastmaster transfers. * As a Project Managers United Toastmasters member, you can earn up to 2 PDUs each meeting and receive an official PDU receipt! Seating will be limited. So, RSVP ASAP to reserve your seat!

Metro Hall

55 John Street @ King Street West · Toronto, ON

What we're about

Welcome to Project Managers United Toastmasters!

Project Managers United Toastmasters encompasses the full spectrum of Project Management. This club combines the best of Project Management and Toastmasters to address the life cycle of the Project Manager from: education, employment and career development. We also provide support to business consultants and PM entrepreneurs.

As a Project Managers United Toastmasters member, you can earn up to 2 PDUs each meeting!

• Earn Professional Development Units (PDU’s) or training credits for PMP certification by attending meetings including the PM Forum;

• Earn additional PDU’s or training credits for developing a PM Forum presentation and delivering that presentation in the PM Forum; and

• Earn valuable Toastmaster designations based on speaking and listening, and leadership accomplishments;

The goal of this MeetUp group is to help people interested in project management become better communicators and stronger leaders.

When you join Project Managers United Toastmasters you will:
• Improve speaking and listening skills;
• Receive immediate constructive feedback;
• Practice leadership and enhance PM knowledge;
• Network, recount anecdotal experiences and become a better PM practitioner; and
• Succeed in our friendly environment that allows you to learn at your own pace.

You will get return on your investment with Project Managers United Toastmasters!

Seize the opportunity to achieve your personal and professional goals!

Membership privileges:
• Official PDU receipts
• Improve public speaking and leadership skills
• One-on-one speech, leadership and project management mentoring
• PMP, CAPM, Scrum, Six Sigma support and course discounts
• Career consultation
• Learn from industry and education experts during our PM Forum Presentations
• Email copies of the PM Forum Presentations

Looking forward to meeting you at our next meeting! Invite your friends and colleagues!

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