May 2015 Chapter Meeting

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Click to Register  May 21, 5:30 – 7:30PM 
* EARLY BIRDS: $35 Public / $30 Members
  * Discount ends: Midnight May 18

~ In recognition of Memorial Day ~

Project Management in History - The First Jeep

Paul Bruno, PgMP, PMP

Proud Sponsor of May2015 Chapter Meeting

"The First Jeep” tells the story of the American Bantam Car Company, which dared to meet the challenge to build the prototype in the impossible timeframe of 49 days. The “¼ ton truck 4×4 light project,” as the effort was titled by the Army, represents a textbook case of entrepreneurship and project management that holds lessons for today’s business leaders and project managers. Contemporary leaders face a similar environment of rapidly changing technology, volatile economic circumstances and turbulent international relations, forces that assailed the U.S. Army throughout the interwar period.

Paul Bruno has more than 28 years of experience in the fields of project management and information technology. His extensive knowledge in the PM field allowed him to recognize the excellent example of project management that the development of the first Jeep prototype represented. This presentation  merges a compelling historical event with project management and entrepreneurial lessons under the umbrella brand “Project Management in History,” a book series that looks at historic projects and draws comparisons to challenges encountered in the projects of today.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015 21:10

May 21, 2015 Interviewing for Today’s Project Manager Job – for both interviewers and interviewees - 2PDUs

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May 21, 2015 3:00 – 5:00PM 
 $75 Public / $55 Members  
Location: Tuscany Suites and Casino

Interviewing for Today’s Project Manager Job – for both interviewers and interviewees - 2PDUs

Yesterday’s interview tactics do not apply to today’s market place.  Join us for this informative session with hints and tips for today’s interviewing.  What should you know to be prepared for a Skype interview; manager interviews that do not deal with project management; phone interviews; interviews at job fairs and all of the various other flavors that are common today?

No, this is not the standard “dress right, look them in the eye, prepare” mantra that you’ve always heard.   Today you can expect all of the old questions you’re used to hearing but there will be some new questions that deal with today’s realities of social media and emerging technology.  What should you be aware of when being interviewed by/interviewing someone from another generation?  Join us for this workshop and take your interview skills to the next level.

Last Updated on Sunday, 29 March 2015 17:30

Spring 2015 PMP Prep Course

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Click to Register  Six days 8am to 5pm:
May 30-31, June 6-7, and June 13-14
 $850 Public / $750 Members
Location: Eastridge Workforce Solutions

PMP Exam Prep - PMBOK, 5th Edition

This course, offered by PMI Southern Nevada Chapter, helps you prepare for the PMP exam at an unbelievably low cost. The six day course held on weekends has a high success rate for students passing the PMP Certification Exam. The course is conducted by PMBOK knowledgeable instructors who are PMP Certified and have years of practical project management experience. 

PMP Exam Prep covers the PMBOK processes and knowledge areas and other information needed to pass the PMP Exam.  You will receive the necessary 35 hours of project management education as per PMP Certification Requirements.  This course helps you grasp the PMBOK 5th Edition fundamentals and specific principals the test will cover.  Our unique course format (Six days 8am to 5pm: May 30-31, June 6-7, and June 13-14) gives you a chance to study during the week and then participate in discussions and activities for a rich learning experience. 

Included in the cost each student will receive Andy Crowe’s Pass the PMP 5th Edition textbook, Quick Reference Guide, Study Flash Cards, 5-disc set of discussions about exam strategies and online access to In Site for free tests and other resources.  Don't let this opportunity pass you by, register today for this PMP Prep Course.

Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2015 09:50

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