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Participate in PMI online communities of practice to interact with project practitioners around the world who share your interest in a specific industry or practice area. Use the online platform to share with, learn from and collaborate with your peers through webinars, wikis, blogs and more.
Have a specific project challenge? Post your question on the discussion boards or help other practitioners by sharing your experiences and successes.
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Log in above to PMI.org using your username and password, and explore the current communities.
As you visit, subscribe to any or all communities that interest you.
PMI Community of Practice webinars are available exclusively to PMI members, and at no additional cost. Participants may claim 1 Professional Development Unit (PDU) per one hour webinar.
Innovation and New Product Development Community of Practice Webinar: Simplifying Innovation: Framework 4 Finding Hidden Innovation - 19 August
Innovation and New Product Development Community of Practice
Innovation author and consultant Mike Dalton makes a bold claim: 50% or more of your new product innovation capacity is hiding in plain sight. That's right - even in the best of companies, half of new product resources (Marketing, R&D, Engineering, Manufacturing Scale-Up and Sales) end up as waste. In this highly interactive and engaging session, you will experience some of the root causes for this waste as well as learn steps you can begin taking to double new product throughput with your existing resources. Learn more and register
Ethics in Project Management Community of Practice: Is Your Project Ethical? - 27 August
Ethics in Project Management Community of Practice
Dr. Deaton is a former ethics lecturer at the University of Tennessee, a current management analyst at the US Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office, and part-time public speaking coach and high school ethics bowl organizer. Learn more and register.
What you will you learn:
-- How to tell whether a project is ethically questionable.
-- Consider immediate, short and long-term consequences.
-- Ethical ways to handle a morally questionable project.
-- Refuse to participate
-- Participate but change
-- Report (internally or externally)
-- Mustering personal courage
-- Balancing interests
-- Living a principled life
-- Inspirational example
Agile Community of Practice Webinar: The Four Levels of Agile Requirements - 28 August
Agile Community of Practice
This webinar is dedicated to discussing the 4 levels of requirements and why it is important to gather the right level at the right time and not dive into the details too early. Sally Elatta will discuss 4 techniques for slicing EPICs into smaller deliverables and also share how you can use Business Value Points for prioritizing features. Whether or not you’re using Agile, you will absolutely walk away with tips to help you improve your current requirements approach. Learn more and Register
Consulting Community of Practice: Idea Mapping Webinar - 28 August
Consulting Community of Practice
Idea Mapping is a powerful whole-brained visual thinking tool that enhances memory, note-taking skills, thought organization, planning, productivity, creativity, communication, and clarifies thinking. It uses color, key words, lines and images to connect thoughts associatively. Idea Maps are the natural expression of the way the brain processes information associatively. Have pen and paper handy and join Jamie Nast, author of Idea Mapping, for an activity-based webinar where you will be given an introduction to Idea Mapping. Learn more and register.