Sponsors

PMI Chicagoland Professional Development

 

Mission

The primary mission of PMI Chicagoland is to provide opportunities for project management professionals to learn about the profession, improve their skills and stay current with new trends of everchanging landscape in this area. We are focused on providing learning and development opportunities to the project management professionals who are interested in continuing education and obtaining PDUs to maintain their certification.

Goal

Our goal is to establish partnerships with reputable Registered Education Providers (R.E.P.) who will give our members discounted pricing on all courses which extend to both classroom or Online. These offerings bring significant educational value and access to a variety of additional opportunities for expanding their knowledge.

Targeted Participants

  • Mid-level and senior leaders who are interested to learn the latest concepts, strategies and experiences
  • Management professionals at portfolio and program level
  • Beginners to experienced project and program managers
  • Professionals who are transitioning to project management profession

 

Professional Development Channels 

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Type Duration Description Benefits PDU
60 Minutes

Presentation on a topic within project management and followed by question & answer session.

  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Professional development by learning new concepts and helpful practical tactics to make you more effective at work.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.

1 PDU 

per hour

60 Minutes Presentation on a topic within project management and followed by question & answer session.
  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Professional development by learning new concepts and helpful practical tactics to make you more effective at work.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.

1 PDU

per hour

 60 Minutes Live or virtual discussion about a specific topic amongst a selected group of panelists along with a moderator who share differing perspectives.
  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Highlight the multi-dimensionality of the topic under discussion.
  • Exposure to variant points of view on the selected topic.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.

1 PDU

per hour

Series of half-day/1-day/2-day development sessions An intensive and collaborative development program designed to give exposure to the participants on different project management professional aspects. The goal is to keep participants up-to-date on current trends as well as help them develop new skills for the purpose of advancement in the field.
  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Develop participants skills and offer the opportunity to learn something new.
  • Keep participants up to date and guide them from losing touch with industry-niche and disruptive changes.

1 PDU

per hour

Half-day/1-day/2-day event with break out sessions on currently trending topics within the project management. Educational opportunity for the participants on a specific theme with the aim of providing an indepth knowledge & understanding into the subject.
  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Increase awareness of new trends happening in the project management profession.
  • Gain inspiration from fellow participants. 

1 PDU

per hour

Half-day/1-day event with break out sessions on currently trending topics within the project management. Online event to engage participants with a group of speakers. Participants can submit their questions online on the tool  what Chapter is using and speaker will provide answers.
  • Exposure to PMI Community.
  • Earn PDU to maintain certificate/s.
  • Networking with peers to build relationships and learn from their experiences.
  • Increase awareness of new trends happening in the project management profession.
  • Upgrading skills at lesiure without stepping out of home.

1 PDU

per hour

 

2020 Programs & Registration

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Event Presenter Topic Capacity Registration Information
Seyi Kukoyi Microsoft Project Essential Training

Saturday, May 30, 2020
Saturday, May 30, 2020
14 -25 Event Closed
April Callis-Birchmeier READY, Set, Change! Accelerate and Simplify Organizational Change Management

Friday, June 19, 2020
8:00 am - 9:15 am CST

Takeaways:
- Stakeholder Assessment
- Ready, Set, Change!
- Book Abstract
Unlimited Event Closed
Seyi Kukoyi Microsoft Project Essential Training

Saturday, June 27, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

Takeaways:
- E-Book: Planning and Control Using Microsoft Project 2013, 2016 & 2019
- Article: 70 Project Scheduling Terms That Every Planner Needs To Know
- Video: MS Project Essential Training
14 - 25 Event Closed
Michael Frenette
Sandy Farnan
What to expect when you are expecting: PMBOK 7th Edition and PMIstandards+™

Friday, July 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Unlimited Event Closed
Sutanu Ghosh The Six Essentials of MS Excel

Saturday, August 22, 2020
8:00 am - 9:00 am CST
Unlimited Event Closed
Sutanu Ghosh Virtual Workshop - MS Excel: Data Management Tips and Tricks for Project Management Professionals

Saturday, October 10, 2020
9:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
15 - 30 Event Closed
Dr. Prasad S. Kodukula Next Generation Project Risk Management & Estimation of Project NPV, Cost, Schedule, and Reserves

Friday & Saturday, Oct 23 -24, 2020
8.30 am – 5:00 pm CST
10 - 25 Register
Sutanu Ghosh Virtual Workshop - MS Excel: Data Management Tips and Tricks for Project Management Professionals

Friday, October 30, 2020
9:00 am - 6:00 pm CST
15 - 30 Register
Vegas Ho Effective Communication with DISC - The Universal Language of Observable Behavior

Friday, November 6, 2020
7:30 am - 10:30 am CST
30 - 100 Register
Oliver Yarbrough AI and Project Management in Practice

Saturday, November 14, 2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
10 - 25 Register

 

Additional Resources

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Source Available Resource Description Notes
PMI Project management learning resources  
Springer Machine Learning and Data books Download 65 Machine Learning and Data books for free
Project Management Project management learning resources  
MindEdge Online Project management courses  
IIL Live and Self-paced Online Courses  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Knowledge Sharing Meetings Facilitated roundtable discussion forum to discuss and share key experiences and network with fellow project managers  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Study Group/s Groups to prepare for PMI exam preparation  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Job Posting Free resume and job posting services  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Corporate Ambassador Program Empower Company Ambassadors to fulfill their mission and develop Roundtables program based on the needs of the PMI Chicagoland organizations.  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Academic Outreach Advance the practice and profession of project management and provide resources to academic and research institutions throughout the greater Chicagoland area  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Social  Outreach Promote the benefits of project management methodology to the people at non-profit charitable and philanthropic organizations in the Chicagoland area  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Professional Outreach Provide members with knowledge of other professional associations and their events  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Mentoring Program Share best project management practices, methods, and processes which have been recognized as best-in-class by PMI Leaders  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Toastmasters Club Enhance public speaking and leadership skills using the time-proven Toastmasters formula  
PMI Chicagoland Chapter - Dinner Meetings Monthly dinner meetings for the purpose of networking and learning for project management professionals