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March 2017 No 2 Volume 32


FROM THE MILESTONES DIRECTOR’S DESK:

Table of Contents From Milestones Director’s Desk

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Message from the President

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Hello Readers,

Editor’s Note on Region 7 Summit

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Board of Governors

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We are happy to present to you this latest edition of the Milestones from PMI-OC Chapter.

New members/ New PMPs

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Volunteer opportunities

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Past Events Reports ... p5-10

• Jan 2017 ATS – Critical Decision Making Skills • March 2017 ATS – Balancing the Triple Constraint of Portfolios in the PMO • Networking Brunch - Orange County & San Diego Chapters

Guest Section – Region 7 Summit ... p11-14 • Editor’s Note • Engaging the University Community: A Win/Win Effort • ProjectManagement.com as a Tool for Professional Development

Upcoming Events

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• ATS - May 6th • PMP/CAPM Prep Course May 6- Jun 14th • Career Fair May 24th • New Members Orientation May 16th

Ads Index

• UC Irvine Extension ... p14 • Platinum Edge ...p17 • Brandman University ... p18 • California Southern University ... p20

We’ve been working hard to make the Milestones a more interesting read while maintaining the same high standards of sharing education and experience. Here are some of the changes you will notice in this issue of Milestones. We’ve added a new “Guest” section, featuring articles from PM leaders from other PMI Chapters as well as PMI Headquarters. We felt this will allow these leaders to share what’s relevant and important to Project Managers around the world, and not just their individual chapters. For instance, in this issue, we feature an article on ProjectManagement.com by Deby Covey, PMI Region 7 Mentor whom I met at Region 7 Summit in Yosemite. This issue also features an article on ‘Engaging the University Community’ by Dr Sharon Starcher. Dr Starcher the President of PMI California Central Valley Chapter which organized the Region 7 Summit. I was very impressed with the way they had engaged University students in running the event and this article shares their experience. We have also added a Table of Contents and our Editor Mai has added photographs to our writers/reviewers to put a face to their names to recognize these amazing volunteer writers. We will continue to make small but noticeable changes to make Milestones better, and to this end, we sincerely welcome your suggestions. Please email dir.milestones@pmi-oc.org with your comments/suggestions. Sri Ramadas Director-Milestones

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PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – APRIL 2017 I am again honored and privileged to write this President’s message to you today. PMI-OC Board of Directors asked me to continue my role as chapter President and I am excited to show you what we will do this coming year, based on what we accomplished last year. As you may recall, my goal for the chapter last year was two-fold, namely: 1. Align our programs and activities with our strategic vision to create value for our members and the community through project management excellence, leadership and innovation. 2. Enable and empower our volunteer leaders (Directors) to own and drive this alignment. We did that, and then some! My example of the annual event in September of last year was a huge success. If you were one of the over 200 people able to join us, then I need not say any more. If you missed this event, fear not as we prepare for a similar spectacular event in Q1-2018. For those too impatient to wait one more year for another stellar event, we hear you and welcome you to join us at our Career Fair on 24-May-2017 at the Embassy Suites in Santa Ana, CA. As noted on our website, whether you are seeking a new opportunity, transitioning to a new field, or getting a feel for the market, this event can provide you with the knowledge and tools to take you to the next level in your career. Another good example of how we met my last year dual goals was the networking events we had with our PMI-LA and PMI-SD chapters. With over 80 registrants at each of these events, we interacted with our cross county colleagues with great fun and fanfare (Paris and Mardi Gras themes, prizes, interesting venues in Long Beach and El Camino Country Club). Requests for repeat events and even cross-collaborative activities with other “sister” chapters (e.g. PMI-IE) will be on our agenda this year. You will see some changes to our existing platform of events and activities. Our standard monthly dinner meetings will be revised. Alternate activities are being considered (e.g. weekday/weekend breakfast events). We look to partner with education providers to give you the latest project management tools and techniques. Online service events are being pursued to enable our expansive Orange County member base to get and stay in touch in our fast paced and busy worlds. We look to bring in “Next Generation of Leaders”, namely students and/or recent graduates from schools and universities, to our chapter community. Bottom line, my goals for this year are to leverage prior year successes, and improve on any past deficiencies, to best serve our members and community at large. We must have done some things right in 2016 as our member base grew from ~1600 to >1800 in the past year. Most important to that point is that our chapter membership had NOT changed by more than 20-30 for the past 10 years. We will focus on maintaining this positive momentum I, and my fellow chapter Board members, welcome your thoughts and feedback on your needs and wants at any time. Please reach out to me (President@pmi-oc.org) or the entire board (bog@pmi-oc.org) to help us improve our chapter. Respectfully, Amir Khamseh, PfMP, PgMP, PMP 2017 PMI-OC Chapter President

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EDITOR’S NOTE ON REGION 7 SUMMIT This year, PMI Region 7 Leadership Summit was held at the historic Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite on March 16-19, with the theme of ‘Developing the Next Generation’. The Summit was hosted by PMI California Central Valley Chapter, with participation from over 115 members from the 18 affiliated chapters. In addition to two keynote addresses on inspiring and developing the next generation of leaders, there were numerous learning opportunities from topics presented, ranging from Leadership, Marketing, Education, Finance and Membership. We are fortunate to have key speakers from the Summit contributing thought- provoking articles to Milestone magazine, which can be found in this Guest section. Mai Tran Milestones Editor

2016-2017 Board of Governors Amir Khamseh President Gregory Scott Past President Michael Weir VP of Administration & Technology Ragu Kuppannan VP of Communications Kaustubh Deshpande VP of Finance David Bartholomew VP of Operations Cindy Pham VP of Strategic Planning

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New Members Hassan Abdallah Mr. Steven J. Arias, PMP Matthew Ashley Patrick Banh Lori Bice Larry Bivens, Jr. Valentino Blancarte Angela Bolton David Burrill Nicole Chang Eunice Chen Mr. Thomas Cocotis Tarus Dancy Mr. Sachin Datar Briana Davis Mr. Delbert Lynn Dimick, PMP Veronica Doblado, PMP Mr. Marlon Douglas, Sr., PMP Renee Dube Mr. Roozbeh Farzanmehr Alfonso Fletes Paulette Garside Xander Hamman, PMP Mr. Kevin M. Hardy, PMP Peter Hartshorne Patty Heltzen Mr. Kenneth Hodel Mr. Andrew S. Howard, PMP Mr. Sreevalsan Iyyanath Michelle Izzi Dwight Jaeggi

Mr. Houman Jazaeri TAWNY JOHNSON Pamela Jurado Mr. Chinmay Kanuga, PMP Mr. Tariq Shehzad Khan, PMP Jesse Kreitzman, PMI_ACP, PMI-PBA ROBY LEE Mr. Elbridge Locklear Debora Lopes Christopher Lorefice Ms. Kristine Westover MacRae, PMP Ramesh Mangamuri Manuel Mapa Cristina Morgado, PMP Mr. Vuong Nguyen, PMP Jeffery Allen Okeson Ms. Fatima Palma, PMP Mohib Qidwai Mr. Eric Saavedra Philip Schlesinger Michael Schroff Mr. Brent Seddelmeyer, PMP Dhyanan Shah Elyse Shahan Mr. Ramy M Shalaby, PMP Samantha Sovern Carl Stiles, PMP David Tang, PMP Joyce Thomas Ms. Sue Tseng, PMP Mr. Morgan Wheeler Mr. David R Willis, PMP, PMI_ACP Ashley Wright Joe Zhou

New PMPs Qingyan Au Pedram Baghbanian BARRY BELCHER Jonathan Debonnaire Mr. Kenneth Hodel Ruby Huggler Yuliya Katsnelson Manuel Mapa Cristina Morgado, PMP Scot Stone Raj Tewari Terry Webb Marco Wenneson Mr. Ramez Louis Zahralddin

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Volunteer opportunities Many positions still need to be filled. PMI-OC effectiveness depends on its volunteers. Join the team and volunteer with PMI-OC today!

Operations Chapter Relations • Events Manager (LA) Dinner/Breakfast Program • Breakfast Meeting registration Education • SCRUM/AGILE Coordinator • Student Relationship Manager • Marketing & Communications Manager • Website Administrator (IT Representative) • Instructor Relationship Manager • Materials Coordinator

Administration & Technology Administration • Vendor Management Deputy • Compliance / Contracts Chair Business Analysis & Process Management • Director of Business Analysis & Process Management Knowledge Management • Trainer (2 positions) • Data Analyst (2 positions) IT • Google Apps Support Engineer (3)

Finance Events Finances • No Openings Speakers Management: • Speaker Coordinator ( 3 positions) • Finance Representative • Logistics Support

Community Forums • Community of Forums Volunteer • Community of Forums/Data Science Chair • Community of Forums Project Manager • Community of Forums Registration Coordinator Annual Conference • Annual Conference Sponsor Chair • Creative Copywriter • Webmaster Volunteer Team • Deputy Director • Chapter Event Volunteer Chair • PlanPlus Administrator • Volunteer Status Manager • Volunteer Registration Coordinator • Onboarding Coordinator (2) • Chapter Event Volunteer Coordinator Career Enhancement • Career Fair Vendor Chair • Communication &Events Coordinator

Strategy, Membership & Volunteers Strategic Partnership • Business Analyst • Business Logistic Manager ( 2) PMO • Reporting Analyst Strategic Planning • Chapter Maturity Assessment Coordinator • Project Analyst Membership • Deputy Membership Director • Ambassador (5 positions) • Networking Chair

Communications Outreach • Outreach Relationship Manager • Chair, Non-Profit Outreach • Career Opportunity Coordinator Social Media • Social Media Specialist • Event Specialist (2 positions) Marketing • Post Card Coordinator • eComm Coordinator • Branding and Standards Milestones • Writer (2 positions) • Photography Chair (2 positions) • Photographer (2 positions) • Copy Editor • Assistant Copy Editor

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Past Events

Advanced Topic Seminar Critical Decision-Making Skills Frank Parth | CEO Vanguard University Campus January 28th

The January 2017 Advanced Topic Seminar (ATS), “Critical Decision Making” was presented by Frank Parth CEO, Project Auditors LLC Frank started his topic with Decision Making lies at the heart of everything a project manager does like PM taking decisions on make and buy etc. Frank gave a nice examples of Impact of Tools on Schedules. Frank classified the Decision-Making Environments as three parts, Decision-making under certainty, Decision-making under risk, and Decision-making under uncertainty Frank says Classical (Rational) Model of Decision Making is a model that assumes managers have completely accurate information and make purely rational decisions. Major points of “Rational Decision-Making Model” are Identify the problem, Generate all possible solutions, Generate objective criteria, Select the best option, Implement the solution, and Monitor the results. He has given several points on Assumptions of Rational Model like the problem is clear and unambiguous, objectives are known and agreed to by everyone, everyone works in the best interest of organization, and the major assumption would be decisions will be implemented willingly and supported by all stakeholders. Moreover the technical decisions are most likely to be made using a rational approach. Frank have given several examples of Drawbacks or Rational Model like data may be so badly presented that a decision is not obvious. Assumptions were explained with a great example of Fermi’s assumptions and solutions to find the result. Involved all the participants and gave an opportunity for discussions and participation by all participants.

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Neurological research has to do with decision making. Causes of Error in Decision-Making

There are well-documented common flaws that cause us to make less-than-optimal decisions. These are often cited as: • Brain Overload • Errors in logic • Bad assumptions • Mistaking the symptom for the problem • Unreliable memories • Biases Kahneman: “… busy System 1 carries out fast thinking, while sluggish System 2 handles slow thinking.” Frank gave the best causes of error in Decision- Making, with more emphasis on Memory Biases.

Map the Decision Parameters is simple kind of understanding and make decisions faster by knowing the issue areas.

• Complexity of the decision • Relevant experience of the decision maker • Speed of the decision • Completeness of available information • Accuracy and objectivity of available information • Understanding of the short-term impacts of the decision • Understanding of the long-term impacts of the decision • Stakeholder support of implementation

Overload - Impact of Multi-Tasking • Harvard Business Review blog, March 14, 2012 – “… when you switch away from a primary task to do something else, you're increasing the time it takes to finish that task by an average of 25 per cent.” • American Psychological Association, 2012 – “The inability to focus for even 10 minutes on any one thing at a time may be costing you 20 - 40 percent in terms of efficiency and productivity.” • Training & Development Magazine, April 2013 – “Multi-tasking is not effective and costs an estimated $650 billion because employees spend 1/3 of their time interrupting existing tasks to continue later with the same tasks.”

Contributed by Ramamohan Lankalapalli PMP

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Past Events

Advanced Topic Seminar Balancing the Triple Constraints of Portfolios in the PMO Amir Khamseh | Head PMO Vanguard University Campus March 25th

The seminar was centered on the topic of the triple constraint, but it also addressed how projects, programs and portfolios need to be managed in an organization and what elements and tools need to be present to ensure that the strategic goals of the company are achieved. It was a very interactive session with Amir asking the group to think about the topics and provide their own ideas and then moderating the discussion and providing key insights. The seminar kicked off with all attendees sharing a fun fact about themselves, which provided an original perspective to the group members and was a good reminder of the need to keep a good work/life balance. Then the room broke into small groups to discuss four questions Amir proposed. After the discussion, each group chose a representative that presented the group’s answers and the reasons behind them. The first question was about the meaning of the PMO. Amir highlighted the importance of the PMO on Governance, Organizational Strategy and Control and discussed the need for the portfolio to align with the strategic objectives of the company. When discussing question about the skills of a PM, Amir pointed out that good communication should be concise in order to be effective. On the area of Risk Management, early identification and addressing of risks is essential. Once there is an issue it is already too late, the group is in firefighting mode. The triple constraint of portfolios is well described in the Project Management literature. When confronted with the question of which is more important, Scope, Budget or Schedule, the groups were divided in their answers. Most responded that it depends on the particulars of the project and the situation, indicating that business needs change the weight of the constraints. Some groups chose Scope as the most important constraint to meet, since it defines the final product or service that is rolled out. Amir analyzed the relative impact of the constraints by comparing them in pairs. He presented data that revealed that the impact of not meeting schedule was higher than having an incomplete scope or running over the budget. Additionally, competitors will take advantage of the delay and move in to occupy the space. Therefore, there needs to be a sense of urgency, but without falling into panic. The key is to “get a lot done in a short period of time in a calm, confident manner�. Then the definitions of Project, Program and Portfolio were discussed. The key takeaway is that the portfolio is an umbrella of Programs and Projects. Everybody in the organization, no matter their position within it, needs to think about the big picture of the Portfolio.

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A bonus topic was about Critical Chain Management. The Critical Chain method reallocates the buffers from the individual tasks to the whole project, to be used as needed. The end date is then reported to include the project buffer and the status of the project can be tracked with a fever chart. A fever chart plots the percentage of buffer consumed vs. the percentage of project completion. Three zones are defined (green, yellow and red) which provide a high level project status indication. The fever chart can be generated using available software tools that are added to traditional project management software. The fever chart is being used at Edwards to track the status of all the projects.

The key is to get a lot done in a short period of time in a calm, confident manner.

During the presentation of how projects and programs are managed at Edwards, Amir introduced the RADIO tool (Risk, Assumptions, Decisions, Issues and Opportunities). This is a place where all the information is kept so it is immediately available to the team working on the project. The last exercise was to break into groups again to discuss the elements of a Portfolio. Amir impressed on the audience the need to have a portfolio dashboard that feeds from the specific dashboards for the different programs and projects. There was also a discussion on how to prioritize the projects and programs within a portfolio, especially avoiding the so-call “pet projects” and misconceptions about the importance of particular projects. Amir presented a set of metrics used at Edwards to prioritize projects. It was an interesting, though-provoking session that highlighted some key areas that organizations face when managing portfolios and provided advice on how to ensure they are aligned to the organizational strategy.

Contributed by Esteban Badenas PMP esteban.badenas@gmail.com

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Past Events

Mardi Gras Networking Brunch For Project Managers Joint Event for Orange County – San Diego Chapters February 25th

EDITOR’S NOTE This great event was unprecedented in both its huge success and the creative blending of project management and marketing skills of the organizing team. The brunch offered the same content of a professional meeting plus the exquisite ambience of a festive reception glorified by the exceptionally elegant country club setting. Attendees left with not just useful knowledge but also a memorable fun experience and a geographically broadened contact network. Everyone left happy with sponsored gifts, vendors’ giveaways, some even won many pretty Mardi Gras prizes. Many contented attendees have already asked about the timing for a repeat event! Let’s hope we will have more soon but for now please read on for the event report below by Kassandra, a member of the organizing committee.

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Imagine you have just completed your project and all the reconciliations have been checked and Stakeholders have done their final sign-offs. You ask yourself, “What is the next step?” If you are like most Project Managers, Business Analysist or Project Coordinators, you could have never imagined that your next action would have been to sign up for another Networking event but then you noticed that this one was like no other. This event was not only to meet new faces but to celebrate your success while sharing your unique experiences! The anticipation of the usual cut and paste event was imploded with a breath-taking golf course back ground, tables full of colored arrangements and warm smiles that could have melted any gloomy day feelings. Mardi Gras, each year celebrates life itself without restriction and that is exactly what PMI-Orange County and San Diego Chapters accomplished bringing PMs, BAs and PCs from various industries into one place contributing all their unique experiences and contributions. They all shared new conversations with old and new friends and colleagues alike. What is a celebration without food and fun? I will tell you that it was nothing that the attendees encountered this day. There were Mardi Gras & Project Management Themed Trivia and even games designed to zoom into the most desired attribute that Project Management Professionals possess and that is their incredible attention to detail. The keen eyes of the highly technical and creative embarked in on the festivities as well. There were smiles everywhere and our outstanding Sponsors where nothing short of spectacular in sharing each of their unique styles and approach to Project Management’s current and future focus. We all benefitted from the face to face interactions in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Distance of the two chapters were put to the side for a short time of meeting in the middle with a rare activity in today’s world of text messages and smart phone applications. Expected attendance was absolutely destroyed from being 50, and ending with 85 showing and participating. If you missed it this time you indeed miss a treat. This was our first year loosening our shirt ties and having a choice of wearing flat heels. Look forward to upcoming events with a unique flare and open space forums designed to take our professional platforms to the next levels. For each participant, we thank you for sharing this afternoon with us and we look forward to seeing you again as the events grow and evolve just as each of our careers. See you again soon! Contributed by Kassandra Cobb-Nwadigo

WHEN’S THE NEXT ONE?

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GUEST SECTION: PMI Region 7 Summit

ENGAGING THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY: A WIN/WIN EFFORT By Dr Sharon L Starcher

President - PMI California Central Valley Chapter

Building a community of college students within the local PMI chapter is both challenging and rewarding. The California Central Valley Chapter transitioned from a single campus outreach at Fresno State to a multi-university outreach model a little over 4 years ago, replacing the Fresno State Student club with the chapter Academic Forum (AF). The leader of the Academic Forum, our AF Chair, reports directly to the President and works closely with the director of outreach to coordinate activities with a faculty and student representative from each campus. Currently Fresno State, DeVry University, and University of Phoenix are rotating hosting events at their campuses, and our local IOT campus is gearing up to serve as a future host site. Fresno Pacific University is in the loop and is hoping to be ready to gear up soon. There are two key components in onboarding universities to the Academic Forum, student outreach efforts. Foremost, there must be a faculty person at the campus who champions the cause and as with any project, there must be buy in from upper management or campus administration. The faculty member should be someone who has good rapport with students through classes, student clubs, or campus activities. This faculty member will provide the channel for accessing campus facilities, speaking to students in their classes, and getting administrative support for facility use and/or sponsorships.

As a faculty member of DeVry University and CCVC member, I served as the first AF Chair and began the process of recruiting students. Based on my familiarity with students on campus and their leadership skills, I targeted a couple of students and began to discuss with them the new model, the vision, and the personal benefits. There are several success stories from our two year endeavor, most represented by students volunteering at the R7 Summit at Tenaya. Approximately 2 years ago, a young woman came to me to see how she could develop experience in her field as she was finishing her junior year of college. Of course I pointed her to PMI and suggested she work with our hospitality director, since hospitality was her degree concentration. She knew nothing about project management or the organization, but began assisting the director. Shortly the hospitality director needed to focus on a new job and our student graciously stepped into the full time volunteer role. Last summer this student completed our local CAPM training course and received her CAPM certification. As a recent graduate, our chapter hospitality chair took on the role of hospitality leader for the R7 summit, supported our summit project manager, and coordinated a team of student volunteers who served as hosts to the summit guests. As this graduate seeks new employment opportunities, her project management skills are front and center, and we look forward to the next phase of her career journey, knowing PMI provided a path to knowledge and experience in her field of hospitality.

Please feel free to call or email me: President@pmi-ccvc.org / 559-321-7678.

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The registration team (Left to right): Jasmine Barajas, Lao Yang (AV team lead), Cassandra Ruby (team lead), Nick Mendrin.

The entire R7 Summit team from CCVC (9 are students – clearly could not have done the event without them!)

Front L-R – Lao Yang (AV Team lead), Jessica Acosta (AV), Jasmine Barajas (Hospitality), Brian Romero (AV), Mirna Aguilar (Hospitality), Nick Mendrin (Registration), Cassandra Ruby (Registration Tem lead. Back L-R: John Briar (VP Marketing), Brandon Sepulveda (Registration), Karen O’Lane (VP Professional Development), Sharon Starcher (President), Tracy Harding (Hospitality team lead), Jerry Dickerson (Summit PM & Outreach Director), Cynthia Elm (Education Director), Mohamad Annan (Program Director), Tunde Deru (President-Elect), and Ed Frankovic (VP Membership).

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GUEST SECTION: PMI Region 7 Summit

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AS A TOOL FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT By Deby Covey PMI Region 7 Mentor

For every professional connection, there is LinkedIn, for every social or personal event there is Facebook, for every shout out there is Twitter …. The list goes on …. Social media has become integrated into our lives. For the past few years, Project Managers have used these tools to “get the next job”, “share their lives”, and show they are “connected”. For the savvy PM, projectmanagement.com was a place to get free PDU webinars about topics of project management interest. It became a resource to look up templates, best practices, and finish out your PDU talent triangle requirements before re-certification. But look out! It has become so much more! ProjectManagement.com is still a repository for templates and webinars. It also merges the professional aspects of network and blogging options while including a personal connection with key interests & earned badges like Facebook. It can be used by professionals seeing employment (contract or long term), seeking fellow PMs in their local area, seeking like-minded PMs around the globe, seeking other chapter members attending an event. Want to start a discussion to see that your peers think about a topic? Open up a discussion board to get the opinions of folks in your network. Want to BLOG about some cool new facet of the profession you learned about? Review some of those many books on Project management that you have? Yes, you can do that here on ProjectManagement.com.

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New and exciting are live virtual conferences that you can watch while multi-tasking through your work day. These conferences can be viewed and PDUs uploaded so you can stay current on your career choice topics. Missed a conference? No worries, you can review them at a later date as well to see the recorded version. Not only that, you can adjust your profile for your interests, and the service will automatically send you an email notice on webinars and conferences for those topics that you want to know about. What’s coming up? Chapters are getting access to record their webinars and allow members to catch quality speakers after the fact. PDUs are uploaded for you and you can still discuss that last meeting speaker with your local PMs, as if you were there! The content is still available even though you missed the networking part. Another up and coming feature is news feeds from the entire community, your chapter, or your network for topics that may be of interest to you to help keep you current on articles, events, and other new features. Volunteer with your local chapter as their ProjectManagement.com specialist and get the scoop on all the cool upcoming things.

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UPCOMING UpcomingEVENTS Events

May 6th 2017

Advanced Topic Seminar Project Portfolio Management and Effective Communication Speaker: Narmela Sargis Location: Smith #15 Building Room 101 Vanguard University Campus, Costa Mesa

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May 6th – Jun 14th, 2017

2017 Spring PMP®/CAPM® Exam Prep Workshop Location: Brandman University 16355 Laguna Canyon Road Irvine CA 92618 This workshop is intended for anyone who wishes to achieve their PMP® or CAPM® certification after meeting the requirements as identified by PMI®. It will help you prepare for exam success, and will provide you with the eligibility requirement of 35 contact hours in project management education for PMP® or 23 contact hours in project management for CAPM®.

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March 24th, 2017

PMI- OC Chapter Career Fair Benefits for Attendees: • On-site Interviews with hiring managers from key southland companies • Networking with experienced professionals in a variety of fields • Success stories from project management leaders • Information about emerging job trends in Southern California • Resume writing tips from HR professionals • Opportunities for mentoring and knowledge sharing

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May 16th, 2017

New Members Orientation Event Location: University of La Verne 2855 Michelle Dr. # 250 Irvine, CA 92606

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Please contact Milestones Director or Editor if you have any question or suggestion.

Sri Ramadas | Milestones Director | sriram.ramadas@pmi-oc.org Mai Tran | Milestones Editor | mai.tran@pmi-oc.org

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