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URGENT NEED FOR VOLUNTEER – ELECTIONS COMMITTEE (2 Positions Available)

PMI Central Alabama Chapter (PMICAC) is preparing to hold our annual elections for the PMICAC Board of Directors. The Elections Committee is a vital part of that process by scheduling interviews with the potential candidates, interviewing the potential candidates, and providing feedback in a report to the current Board. PDU credit is available based on the volunteer hours you work and you will only be asked to participate when you have the time.

Please contact Stephen Volz, DBA, PMP, CMQ-OE if you would like to serve in this important role.

Please join members of UAB's Collat School of Business's MIS faculty and PMP professionals for a panel discussion on the PMP certification, its benefits, and how the online Information Systems degree curriculum can set you up with success towards achieving it. The webinar takes place on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm CT.

Click here to register for the webinar, click the Register button, provide the requested info, and click submit.

Participants will receive an email the morning of the event, by 10am CT, with the event link and password.

Secure your spot at this year's Symposium. Last day for regular registration is April 30, 2015. Space is limited and quickly filling-up. Don't miss the opportunity to participate in a great line-up of breakout sessions, stellar keynotes, and workshops that promise to give you valuable tools that will improve your stakeholder management and communication skills.

If you haven't signed up for this year's Symposium act now and reserve your spot! This year's Symposium is filling up fast, so be sure to reserve your spot. See below for additional details on the great speakers and breakout sessions for this year's PMI Central Alabama Chapter's 20th Anniversary Symposium:

Topic

Speaker

PM Foundational Concepts

John Morgan

PM Agile Concepts

Nat Thompson

Improving Project Outcomes Through Project Manager and Business Analyst Collaboration

April Bridges, Suzanna Rawlins, Tracee McCorvey, Hope Cochran, Matt Gwin and Tammy Cook

“Agile Does Not Mean No Analysis”

Faye Horton

“How to Consistently Influence & Impact Your Most Important Stakeholder to Drive Greater Project Results!”

Skip Weisman

PMI Extended “How to Consistently Influence & Impact Your Most Important Stakeholder to Drive Greater Project Results!”

Skip Weisman

“Leadership From a Cubicle”-

Dr. Dale Callahan

“It’s Not Bad Luck: 13 Ways to Ruin Requirements”-

Matt Jones

“IIBA and PMI Certfications- What’s the Difference?”-

IIBA Chapter President Mickey Ferreiro & PMICAC President Pamela Smith

 

Thank you so much for your support!

We are very excited about this year's collaboration with IIBA for the 2015 PMICAC Symposium, and will be offering a breakout session, "Improving Project Outcomes Through Project Manager and Business Analyst Collaboration."

Help ensure we address your questions and promote a productive dialogue! We want to know what's on your mind; send us your panelist questions to VPProjects@pmicac.org.

Deadline for questions is April 30, 2015.

The May, 2015, UAB PMI-Birmingham Project Management Certificate course is to start Friday, May 1, 2015, and run for four consecutive Fridays.

For the course description, the schedule, and to register please go to http://www.uab.edu/business/degrees-certificates/certificates/project-management.

The deadline for registering for the May course is April 29, 2015.

As in the past, the cost of the course includes PMI membership for one year.

For additional details please contact Paul Crigler at pcrigler@uab.edu or 205-837-3030.

Thank you for supporting scholarships for our students and our programs.