Upcoming Events

18
Aug
2020

August 2020 - Evening PM Network – The Remote Project Manager

08-18-2020 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

We have found ourselves in the position of mostly working from home. We are now, remote project managers. What can you do to be effective while remote? How do you maintain a peaceful co-existence between your professional and personal life? Please join us to discuss being remote; learn and share ideas – remotely.

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

 

25
Aug
2020

August 2020 4-Day PMP/CAPM Exam Prep – 6th Ed. Instructor-led virtual class via GotoMeeting

08-25-2020 9:00 am - 08-28-2020 6:00 pm
Online/Virtual
$1,500.00

Velociteach’s 4-Day PMP Exam Prep Course is comprehensive, accelerated, and focused on a single goal: Equip students with the knowledge and techniques they need to pass the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification exam. In our 4-Day class you’ll learn Velociteach’s proprietary “can’t miss” strategies for answering difficult exam questions, unlock the secret to learning the massive amount of content found in the PMBOK® Guide 6th edition, and take loads of quizzes that look and feel like the actual PMP Exam. We’ll help you think the way PMI thinks, giving you the right frame of reference needed to approach the exam with PMI’s mindset.

When you take Velociteach’s live PMP Exam Prep Course you get more than just an instructor-led class. We give you a comprehensive, accelerated learning program that includes live instruction, eLearning, step-by-step guidance, and all the study tools you’ll need to pass the PMP exam. Among the resources provided is the bestselling textbook The PMP Exam: How to Pass on Your First Try, written by Velociteach CEO Andy Crowe.

27
Aug
2020

August 2020 - Lunch PM Network – Project Progress by Phase: Excelling in Execution

08-27-2020 12:00 pm -1:00 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

Even the most entry-level project managers can usually recite the five phases of a project. Unfortunately, we often receive projects that have skipped a phase (or two) or at least did not take advantage of the key benefits of each phase.

We will spend five lunch meetings the individual phases. We will recap the “what should happen,” lament the “what gets missed,” and share best practices and course-correction tips. We hope you can join us for each month – but if not, we hope you will pop in for the phases where you or your teams need the most support!

On August 27th we continue with the 3rd of our five-part series – “Project Progress by Phase: Excelling in Execution".

You will receive a link to Zoom 24 hours and 1 hour before the meeting. 

Now Offering Business Analysis Learning!! 
BA Academy On Demand

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 227
New Members This Year 22
PMP® Members 168
CAPM® Members 5
PgMP® Members 0
PMI-SP® Members 0
PMI-RMP® Members 1
PMI-ACP® Members 20
PfMP® Members 0
PMI-PBA® Members 0
Members with no Certification 54
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 224
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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  • Katelyn Price
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  • Sasha Pass
  • Corey Burns, PMP
  • Lewis Snyder, PMP
  • Cory Alspach, PMP
  • Christina Steele, PMP
  • Wesley Seidt, PMP
  • Christopher Cash, PMP
  • James Carney

 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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