Past Events

2018 PMI-NEW Annual Meeting

Headshot-JPGRegistration is open for the 2018 PMI-Northeastern Wisconsin Annual Chapter Meeting at the new Red Lion Hotel Paper Valley in downtown Appleton (formerly the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel).

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Today's competition is brutal and numbers drive everything. The pressure to perform can be suffocating. What are you doing to stay ahead and keep from burning out? Join Scott Welle, #1 Best Selling Author and Founder of Outperform The Norm, as he shares the peak performance strategies used by top leaders to motivate, inspire and bring out the best in others to drive a culture of high performance. This dynamic, high-energy presentation will help you raise your personal standard of excellence and give you an effortless action plan to put into place immediately.

In addition to Scott's presentation, PMI-NEW President, Patrick Liebmann, will present a recap of the previous year and a preview of next year. We will also recognize our hard-working volunteers and celebrate our 2017-2018 accomplishments. You won't want to miss this!

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2018 April Meeting

PerzelThe Dark Arts of Project Management: Influence and Politics

Speaker: Joe Perzel

Successful journey from start to finish of a project is not linear, clean, forecastable or easy. Your interest is to deliver the project on time, on budget with a smile on everyone’s face, but others have conflicting interests.  

Armed with your System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and a planning tool of your choice, you think you are set to go. Then the plan that you have worked so hard to perfect shows a flaw, falls behind schedule or budget, is amended or completely thrown out altogether. How do you minimize these occurrences and provide the best chance to survive the project intact?

This presentation will start with the Top 10 Keys to Success which include Communicate, Communicate, Communicate; Managing Change and Expectations; Pace, Perfection and Price – pick 3? We will then discuss how to become a Master Magician covering topics such as Winning at Politics; Control outcomes through Influence; Communicate & Motivate and why you need to Market the Project.

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2018 March Meeting

5a4e4587649ba-mike-marco-pictureRisk Severity Analysis

Speaker: Mike Marco, MBA, SAFe-SPC4, AE, CSP, PMP, PME, PMI-ACP, CSM

Why do projects fail? Because we made them fail. Not addressing the risks environment of your project will create a hostile environment for you, your team members and project output itself. Project managers need to be more proactive, prevent instead of correct, issues that would occur throughout project life cycle.

This presentation covers the practical and theoretical aspects of the "risk project management." and is focused toward understanding the tools and techniques that project manager needs to use while managing the project risk environment throughout the project life cycle.

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2018 February Meeting

5a4dae8236248-MHahnHero Habits: How to Avoid Burnout, Metabolize Stress & Design a Winnable Game 

Our world is changing rapidly and many of us are struggling to keep pace, but the rate of change will only continue to increase. According to IBM, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day and 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years. A feeling of frustration, stress and overwhelm is leading to burnout, health & family challenges and an overall lack of happiness. So what can you do to shift from merely surviving to THRIVING both personally and professionally?

Join us on a journey with speaker Michael Hahn to discover the tools, skills and strategies to unleash your inner hero!

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2018 January Meeting

praxPMBOK 6th Edition - What's New, What's Changed?

Speakers: Mark Swiderski, PMP and Lee Young, PMP

What's new in the PMBOK? There are changes afoot in the land of Project Management with the new version of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge and changes to the PMP exam. This session takes you through some of the major changes in the PMBOK and how they affect what we see as best practices.  With the changes that have come with the 6th edition of the PMBOK, so too are changes to the PMP exam. The session will also discuss if and how those changes affect how to prepare to take the exam.

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2017 December joint HIMSS/PMI NEW Meeting

PMI NEW/HIMSS Joint Event At Lambeau Field Shift: Move from Thinking to Executing

derekdepreyDecember 12, 2017 (Registration closes 12/3)
Lambeau Field - 4th floor Indoor Club
1265 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304
Carefully look over all of the things that you want to do. Will you commit to action? The way to get started is to bridge the gap between thinking and doing.  In this presentation, Derek will help you design every minute of your life’s activities around your passions and priorities with ten gap-closing behaviors. Put your pedal to the metal and move from desire to execution. You’ll go from, “I’m so frustrated and busy,” to, “I’m fulfilled and living my ideal life right now.”
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2017 November meeting

November 14, 2017 - Liberty Hall Banquet and Conference Center

Evolution of the Prehistoric Sticky Note

BrandonMind Mapping is an effective method to use in requirements gathering sessions and the construction of the WBS. When Mind Mapping is coupled with technology, it simplifies the process and enhances communication. During this presentation, speaker Brandon Conrad will explain the mind mapping theory and how that theory can be applied. Participants will learn how to simplify the project life cycle and improve communication of a project plan.

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PMI-New Transformational Thought Leadership Seminar -- November 15, 2017

PMI-NEW presents an afternoon with Scott Carbonara, aka, the Leadership Therapist, who served as chief-of-staff of a multi-billion-dollar corporation--overseeing teams that managed many large-scale projects. Today, he consults on change management through large technology implementations and other transitions—and he has spoken and trained dozens of PMI groups across the country. His focus is not on the technical aspects of Project Management, but rather on the interpersonal skills that are necessary to turn good PM into a great one. And the application of those skills can make or break project success. Joining Scott will be Albert Selker, a former senior executive/ executive business lead (sponsor) overseeing multi-million-dollar projects.

You won't want to miss this half-day event being held at beautiful SentryWorld in Stevens Point, WI. Look for more information soon on the topics Scott will be addressing!

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2017 October meeting

October 17, 2017 - Liberty Hall Banquet and Conference Center

$250 Million Failure: What Would You Do?

Todd C. Williams, PMP 

Nothing starts your day worse than waking up to a CNN News crew on your front porch. That is what happened with Cover Oregon (Oregon’s failed Affordable Care Act Insurance Exchange implementation). Now, with multiple lawsuits filed, only time will tell who the real losers are. One thing is for sure—there will be no winners. With all the contracts, audit reports, and court documents in the public domain, there is no better time to learn.

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