Upcoming Events

16
Jun
2020

June 2020 PM Network – New Member Orientation - Virtual

06-16-2020 5:30 pm -6:30 pm
Online/Virtual
Free

Join us remotely for this informative session. While this is for the members new to the chapter, anyone is welcome to join us!

Expect a link approximately 24 hours before the event begins.

10
Sep
2020

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

09-10-2020 9:00 am - 09-11-2020 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.

09
Nov
2020

Nov 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.

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)

** Now through May 31 our members can receive a $500 discount off 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

Course Login Information

Use this link below to access courses as an affiliate. The link, along with the password, will assure our chapter receives a portion of the revenue to support future educational programs.

Link to Courses - https://courses.ba.academy/?affcode=348462_syd9uy4q

Password: L3@rningi$@j0(rn3y

BA Academy Home page: https://courses.ba.academy/courses

Membership Statistics

Total Members 235
New Members This Year 16
PMP® Members 170
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 59
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 230
Student Members 2
Other Members 3
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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