Upcoming Events

03
Nov
2020

November 2020 - Evening PM Network – Ten Years of Change

11-03-2020 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

On 03 November 2010, a group from the Mid-Missouri Chapter gathered to discuss and organize the PMO Forum Network. Our early topics included, types of PMOs, how to staff a PMO, and authority vs responsibility. Now we discuss being remote and exercising our negotiation skills. Please join us for my final meeting as the facilitator to discuss how the focus of the PMO has changed over the past 10 years.

Please note – this is a virtual meeting. Meeting connection information will be sent to participants prior to the meeting.

 

09
Nov
2020

November 2020 2-Day PMI-ACP Exam Prep - Instructor-led virtual class via GotoMeeting

11-09-2020 9:00 am - 11-10-2020 6:00 pm
Online/Virtual
$1,000.00

The Velociteach 2-Day PMI-ACP Exam Prep course covers the history and basic concepts of Agile, its methodologies, strategies—all the key areas of required study for the certification exam. Looking beyond the exam, the course also offers real-world applications of the Agile approach.

The course will include frequent quizzes, exercises, and interactive lessons that require full student engagement. Students will receive the bestselling book in industry on the PMI-ACP Exam by called The PMI-ACP® Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, written by our founder and CEO, Andy Crowe. In addition to attending the two day class, participants will spend time in InSite, our cutting-edge online classroom, completing PMI-ACP practice exam questions. With two days of intense focus and all the necessary live instruction, materials and post-class support you need to pass, you’ll have everything required for success.

10
Nov
2020

November 2020 - PMs in the AM – Applying Truth Serum to Project Status Reports

11-10-2020 7:30 am -8:30 am
Online/Virtual
Free

Project Managers produce project status reports on a regular basis. These reports are intended to provide up-to-date status of the project to team members, stakeholders, and project sponsors. However, the truth is that too often project status is derived from inaccurate and/or incomplete information. During this discussion we will look at common problems that lead to inaccurate status reports as well as some techniques that when applied can lead to more truthful reports.

Grab your coffee and breakfast, and plan to join us.

Please let us know you’re planning to join in by registering for the virtual meeting on our website at https://pmimidmo.org. A link to the virtual meeting will be emailed to registrants prior to the event. 

Now Offering Business Analysis Learning!!!
BA Academy On Demand
(Ends on December 31, 2020)

PMI Mid-Missouri Chapter is happy to make available to our members a set of business analysis courses offered through BA Academy. The classes are on-demand, which means you can take the courses anytime and anywhere that is most convenient for you! The courses are developed and instructed by Laura Paton, MBA, PMP, PMI-PBA, CBA, CSM, IIBA-AAC, Chair and Core Team Author for PMI standards in business analysis, including:

  • PMI Business Analysis for Practitioners: A Practice Guide (2015) 
  • The PMI Guide to Business Analysis (2018)

PMI-PBA Prep (35 hours)

** Use this code MID-MO-20 to receive 20% off now through July 18, 2020 for chapter members enrolling in the PMI-PBA Prep course! **

This PMI-PBA® prep course is intended to prepare students who are interested in sitting for the PMI-PBA® exam as well as anyone who is interested in completing an in-depth exploration of the business analysis profession. Business analysis managers, PMI directors, and heads of business analysis consultancy practices have gleaned great benefit from the information contained in this course.

Course objectives:

  • Identify the 6 business analysis knowledge areas and what each covers as presented in The PMI Guide to Business Analysis
  • Recognize how to apply the various processes, tools, techniques, knowledge and skills that comprise the business analysis profession
  • Develop a comprehensive viewpoint into how business analysis is utilized to support successful projects, programs, and portfolio management
  • More effectively plan your certification studies including clearly locating the available sources available for reference and use
  • Assess your personal readiness for taking the PMI-PBA® exam

 BA Fundamentals (8 hours)

This course provides the basics of business analysis, beginning with an overview of what business analysis entails. Students are led through a thorough description of the areas of knowledge, commonly performed processes, basic terminology, and a comparison between project management and business analysis. If you are not confident in your understanding of business analysis or are looking for a course to refresh your skills, this course provides that solid introduction and baseline of knowledge that no team member should be without.   

  • Recognize the major activities that comprise business analysis
  • Compare/contrast project management to business analysis
  • Define core business analysis terminology 
  • Identify the 14 characteristics of well-written requirements
  • Differentiate between business analysis for waterfall and agile

Membership Statistics

Total Members 223
New Members This Year 24
PMP® Members 163
CAPM® Members 3
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 19
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 56
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 220
Student Members 1
Other Members 2
PMP/CAPM/PgMP/PMI-SP/PMI-RMP/PMI-ACP/PfMP/PMI-PBA are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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 Professional Development Conference

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Due to Covid-19, Professional Development Conference will not be held in 2020.

Looking forward to seeing you at next year’s conference which is scheduled for October 7-8, 2021.

Speakers for our Chapter's Events

Our PMI Chapter welcomes proposals from passionate speakers interested in sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise on such topics as general business and strategy, leadership, project management, and technical or industry-specific specialties. Our Professional Development events provide professional development units (PDUs) of educational information necessary for those attendees maintaining certification designations. Speakers are also eligible to claim PDUs for their creation and delivery of the presentation material.

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