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Want to connect with great project managers in Colorado? Come check us out!
This group is for project managers or those interested in the project management industry. This is a place where you can connect with other practitioners to network, share ideas and advance your career. Regardless whether you are in aerospace, IT, construction or something else, you can be a part of this group and grow yourself as a project manager.
We hope you enjoy these networking opportunities. We hope to grow this around the Metro so soon you can find an event in your area.
Upcoming events (4+)
Be sure and register for this Roundtable on the PMI Mile Hi website at https://pmimilehi.org/calendar?eventId=15649. Only authorized Zoom users can join the Zoom session. Thus, attendees must log in via a Zoom account to join in. If needed, you can obtain a free Basic account at https://zoom.us/signup.
Roundtable Topic: Leadership in a Growth Environment; Becoming the Butterfly
PDU Categories/Hours: Leadership (Power Skills), 1.5 Hours
Synopsis: Storytelling and guidance for leading a company that is in growth mode. Focus on a kindness approach to allow the process to evolve healthily. Focus on a kindness approach to allow the process to evolve healthily. Learning Objectives. Attendees will take away from the presentation that:
- Growth is a process, and approaching it as such is essential
- Leaders must be able to give things up and react accordingly
- Leaders must make the challenging decisions in regards to staff
- Leaders must evaluate themselves first
Speaker: Alysia Birkholz, PhD; Deputy CEO Texcell-North America
About the Speaker. Alysia Birkholz, PhD, is the Deputy CEO at the biotech service organization Texcell-North America, Inc., where she provides operational and scientific direction for systems, resources, and people. Alysia has a background in professional development training and career planning and she is a guest speaker for colleges and organizations and mentor for startup organizations. Her passion for helping people has driven her to share experiences and strategies that others can use to help them in their personal and professional growth.
Among her many education accomplishments, Alysia earned a Ph.D in Biological Sciences from UC San Diego logo, completed graduate studies in Project Management at the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, and holds a BA in Biochemistry and Biology from St. Mary's College of Maryland. She earned certification in Leadership Communications. She actively give of her time to support the local community as activity such volunteer with the Salk Mobile Science and the Toastmasters District 53 in New England
Come join us for our February Networking event. Members and non-members of PMI Mile Hi are invited to this informal event where you can learn more about the chapter and talk to fellow project managers about a variety of topics. We are in South Denver again at Tap and Burger Belleview Station!
Be sure and register for this Roundtable on the PMI Mile Hi website at https://pmimilehi.org/calendar?eventId=15683. Only authorized Zoom users can join the Zoom session. Thus, attendees must log in via a Zoom account to join in. If needed, you can obtain a free Basic account at https://zoom.us/signup.
Roundtable Topic: Creating Connective Communications
PDU Categories/Hours: Business Acumen - 0.75 Hours; Power Skills – 0.75 Hours
Synopsis: Want to experience better relationships? Wishing folks could just get along? Looking to improve morale? Leaders set the tone for handling issues inside and outside of their organizations. In Creating Connective Communications, Sherry walks you through the first three steps to conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Attendees will learn how to:
1. Increase cooperation and understanding
2. Enhance inner and outer peace.
3. Begin to lead confidently through conflict.
Speaker: Sherry Ann Bruckner, JD, Mediator/Speaker/Trainer www.brucknermediation.com
About the Speaker. From her twenty-plus years' experience practicing civil and family law, and own personal experiences with silence and violence, Sherry understands how much inner peace impacts outer peace. A graduate of Hamline University's College of Liberal Arts and William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law), she also studied conflict resolution at Rothberg International School in Jerusalem. Sherry serves as a neutral on matters ranging from bias and employment discrimination to marriage dissolution and caring for aging parents. A speaker and trainer on the global stage, Sherry gives you and your audience practical skills and the confidence to use them. An engaging and authentic speaker, she believes you hold the personal power to create peace. Through helping thousands of people to navigate their way through conflict, and finding her own way to inner peace, she shares the transformational power of clarity, compassion, curiosity, and cribbage.
Be sure and register for this Roundtable on the PMI Mile Hi website at https://pmimilehi.org/calendar?eventId=15826 . Note: Only authorized Zoom users can join the Zoom session. Thus, attendees must log in via a Zoom account to join in. If needed, you can obtain a free Basic account at https://zoom.us/signup.https://pmimilehi.org/calendar?eventId=14923
Roundtable Topic: Creating a Thriving Project Culture to Deliver the Benefits
PDU Categories/Hours: Ways of Working (Technical Leadership) / 1.5 Hours
Synopsis: If you are lucky enough to have worked on a project where you felt excited to go to work, where magic was happening, it was because you were part of a healthy culture conducive to outstanding work. The project manager is the catalyst to shape a thriving work culture.
Learning Objectives: Attendees will take away from this presentation ways to:
- Set a vision for the project
- Define the social contract
- Create a thriving environment
Speaker: Joel Dupont, CSM, PMI-ACP, PMP, Prince2; Senior Project Manager Guidewire Software; https://www.linkedin.com/in/dupontjoel/?originalSubdomain=ie
About the Speaker. Joel Dupont has led teams and multimillion projects for more than 15 years in blue chip organizations in Europe and Australia. He is a Senior Project Manager at Guidewire. Having worked with multiple and diverse teams, he has learned what makes teams and businesses high performing and exceptional. He believes the soul of a business is its culture. That is the one thing that will make or break a business long term and it all starts and ends at the door of the organization, it all starts and ends with the hiring process.
Joel holds an MBA from Centro de Estudios Financieros (CEF), Madrid; a Certificate in Supervisory Management from the Irish Management Institute; a MS in Applied Artificial Intelligence from the University of Aberdeen, U.K.; and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Computer Science from the University of Pau, France.
His publications include Using the Functional Data Model to Integrate Distributed Biological Data Sources, Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management, June 18-20, 1996, IEEE Computer Society Press; and Using the Functional Data Model to Integrate Distributed Biological Data Sources; published in Bell Labs Technical Journal v17-1 in June 2012.