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PMI Ottawa Valley Outaouais Chapter

MISSION:  To build professionalism and awareness in project management as well as portfolio, program management, business analysis, risk management and scheduling.

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January2020

The Leader Updates

12 days of project manager's Christmas

Girl's Guide To Project Management

Are you feeling festive? I am! I can’t wait until the Christmas break and I’ve already started on the mince pies and mulled wine. Here’s the traditional 12 Days of Christmas carol reimagined for project managers. Enjoy and please share!  READ MORE


The 10 Project Management Knowledge Areas (PMBOK)

ProjectManager.com

PMBOK stands for Project Management Body of Knowledge. It is a set of standard terminology and guidelines for project management published and updated by The Project Management Institute (PMI).  READ MORE


Cultural transformations of high-performing teams

Easy in theory, difficult in practice

While I was delivering a course on agile fundamentals this week, one of the learners in the class asked me how the mindset and behaviors normally associated with agile teams might impact or be impacted by culture. He suggested context (low or high) as a cultural characteristic which would influence the starting point for a team and which could then change as the team matures, but the same can be said for other cultural dimensions.  READ MORE


Why emotional intelligence matters for leaders

Gina Abudi

Emotional intelligence (EI) is our ability to understand our own emotions and manage those emotions. It also enables us to understand and manage the emotions of others.  READ MORE


 

PM formulas: Understanding the math of project management

OnlinePMCourses

Project management is a structured discipline. And the basics are rigorous and logical. So it’s no surprise that mathematical formulas appear from time-to-time. In this article, I’ll do a round-up of all the PM formulas you need to know, as a working project manager.  READ MORE


How to develop teams that talk less and achieve more

Leadership Freak

Talking gives the illusion of action. If the room goes quiet when you ask, “What are we going to do about that?”, you have a team that talks too much and achieves too little.  Talking gives the illusion of action. If the room goes quiet when you ask, “What are we going to do about that?”, you have a team that talks too much and achieves too little.  READ MORE

 

 

Upcoming Events

12 December 2019

Free

PMI OVOC December'19 Mentoring Kick Off - December 12, 2019

12 December 201917:30 to 19:30

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3 February 2020

$1470.00

PMI OVOC 2020 PMP PREPARATION COURSE - FEBRUARY 3-7, 2020

3 to 7th February 20208:15 to 17:00

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$1470.00Members

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