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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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April2022

On Demand PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Boot Camp Course

Sign up for the PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Boot Camp Cour...

Cours de préparation - PMP Semaine intensive Français (P01-2022)

Le cours de préparation à l'examen PMI Virtual PMP se déroule sur 5 jours consé...

The Knowledge Café: Knowledge-centric Project Environment Unleashed

Is Knowledge Power? Knowledge is the most critical asset of any organization, b...

Cours de préparation PMP - Mardi soirs Français (P02-2022)

Le cours de préparation à l'examen PMI Virtual PMP se déroule mardi soirs à par...

Lunch & Learn: Humans are Hard, Code is Easy!

Come learn how to set yourself apart as a developer and learn the skills of inf...

Virtual PMI - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® Exam Preparation Course

PMI OVOC is proud to offer an online instructor lead ACP-PMI Preparation Course...

KEEP MOVING and STAY POSITIVE

In this presentation, listen to personal challenges that have been overcome and...

2022/23 Board of Directors Elections

There were a total of 10 chapter members who put their names forward for the election this year. The Board of Directors has increased the number of positions on the board from 12 to 14 based on the planned activities for 2022/2023. As a result, all 9 chapter members who have put their names forward for the election have been acclaimed and will become board members effective 1 June 2022.

I would like to welcome the following new board members,

  • Michael Alakija
  • Tarik Almalak
  • Namendra Anard
  • Srinivasa rao Balla
  • Jon Christie
  • Thomas Doyle
  • Charles Igwe
  • Sebastien Leclerc
  • Vinica Mordani
  • Danzel Smith

Click here to review the new board elect profiles.

Board positions for the 2022/2023 year will be announced in mid-April.



Member Benefits

PMI OVOC is proud to announce the following discounts for our members.  

  • Project Bites - discount for membership - 50 % of the retail price - $45 CDN
    • Click here to view the Monthly Featured Video - Strategic Thinking: Your Work, Your Career and Your Life
  • J Ross Publishing - 20 % discount for book purchases
  • Rod Millar, Coldwell Banker First Ottawa Realty - up to $10,000 discount on real estate fees

Upcoming Events

1 June 2022

On Demand PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Boot Camp Course

1 June 202213:00 to 14:00

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4 June 2022

$5.00

Webinar: Power of Persistence

4 June 202210:00 to 11:30

Online

Cost:

Free - Members

$5.00 - Non members

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6 June 2022

Cours de préparation - PMP Semaine intensive Français (P07-2022)

6 June 20228:30 to 16:30

Online

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18 June 2022

$5.00

Webinar: Advancing Greater Public Good Through Project Management

18 June 202210:00 to 11:30

Online

Cost:

Free - Members

$5.00 - Non members

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22 June 2022

$5.00

Lunch & Learn: Kanban in Stealth Mode

22 June 202212:00 to 13:30

Online

Cost:

Free - Members

$5.00 - Non members

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1 July 2022

On Demand PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® Boot Camp Course

1 July 202213:00 to 14:00

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PMI OVOC COVID Updates

PMI COVID-19 Hardship Provision

In the current stressful times of COVID-19, PMI Global would like to remind its members of the financial assistance under the PMI Hardship Provision.

The PMI Hardship Provision is available to any PMI member whose financial condition has changed drastically and sufficiently so that a member would have difficulty renewing their membership. Under this provision, a member is granted a waiver for one year of PMI membership dues and one year of dues for membership to their local PMI Chapter.

For consideration

  • A member must be in good standing for at least 3 previous years.
  • To apply, send a letter explaining the nature of the hardship, along with your PMI invoice, to the attention of PMI’s Membership Processing prior to your membership expiration date, to the address below.

Please remember that any incorrect or untrue statements made by a member are in violation of the Project Management Institute Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct and may lead to the initiation of an ethics complaint in accordance with the PMI Ethics Case Procedures. For more information on this PMI COVID-19 Hardship Provision contact PMI Global by clicking here.  

Chat, phone, email, and address are available on this page. Please note they are currently experiencing a surge in contact volumes.

PMI COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resource Hub

You are likely finding yourself working virtually and spending more time at home. There are still opportunities to bring the world closer and grow, even while social distancing.

We’ve compiled a variety of free resources, virtual events and even a sneak peek of new digital offerings to help you connect with the global community, build skills and prepare to advance in a post-COVID-19 world. Please share these resources, and check back often for updates.  Click here to see all resources.

Digital Offerings from PMI – New Resources for Your Toolbox in the Months Ahead

Submitted by: Sunil Prashara, President & CEO at Project Management Institute

Every organization in the world is currently confronting the challenge of moving forward amidst the COVID-19 pandemic while balancing the safety and well-being of their teams. In just a short period of time, we have been called upon to make rapid changes, sacrifices and adjust the ways that we work and live. Many of these new working practices are going to stick, i.e. they won’t be temporary, and I’m pretty sure our collective recovery from COVID-19 will mean how we work in the future will be very different.  READ MORE

Free PMIEF Resources for Parents

Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, it’s estimated nearly 900 million people around the world are currently practising social distancing and quarantined in their homes. With new guidelines in place, many people are finding themselves in a new normal and their daily routine turned upside down – especially those who are working from home with kids. The good news? PMI Educational Foundation (PMIEF) has free resources to help keep the kids in your life stay creatively engaged and learning. And, they’ll be learning project management skills as life skills along the way! READ MORE

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PMI OVOC Annual Business Meeting: Thursday 5 May 2022

Register for the PMI OVOC Annual Business Meeting.

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Open Volunteer Positions

Would you like an opportunity to learn new skills, join a dynamic team, or share your skills and give back to the project community? 

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