Events

PMICOC EVENTS

2021

Below is the current PMICOC event schedule

-Lineup-

June 4th, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Principle: Underlying Organizational Structure

This presentation is based on the Robert Fritz’s Book “The Path of Least Resistance for Managers”

June 10th, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

7 Competencies of Business

SAFe provides their version of Business Agility within a Lean Enterprise by identifying 7 core competencies and the 3 dimensions of each.  This presentation will examine those 7 competencies at a high level and the dimensions that define it.

June 17th, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

The Evolution of the Prehistoric Sticky Note

Mind Mapping is an effective way to use in requirements gathering sessions and the construction of the WBS. When Mind Mapping is coupled with technology it simplifies the process and enhances communication.

July 8th, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Protect Your Project During the Pandemic and Beyond

Bernadette Donnelly is a Project Success Master Coach, who works exclusively with project professionals, including PMO Directors, Managers, and Project Managers.  She uses proven methodologies to keep projects on track.

May 20th, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

The DA Mindset

Join us for a conversation with our Disciplined Agile Champion Dave Davis.

05/18/2020 - 05/22/2020, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

PMP Virtual Review Boot Camp

Topic: The virtual setting boot camp is an instructor led, PMP exam review course.

05/19/2020 - 06/18/2020 (Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:30-9:00 PM)

PMP Virtual Seminar

Topic: The Virtual setting seminar is a 5 week (2 day/week), instructor led, PMP® exam review course designed for individuals wishing to prepare for PMI’s PMP®

April 30th, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Disciplined Agile Champion Discussion

Join PMICOC on April 30th for an hour long virtual session where Dave Davis, our local chapter Disciplined Agile Champion, will lead a discussion about Discpline Agile (DA). 

February 20th, 2020. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

NAVIGATING THE PMO: THE DIRECTOR'S CUT

In honor of Black History Month, PMICOC will be hosting a panel discussion on the topic “Navigating the PMO: The Director’s Cut”

March 18th, 2020. 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

From IT Project Manager to Product Owner

In this talk we will discuss the similarities and differences between Project Managers and Product Owners.

07/20/2020 - 07/24/2020

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting virtual boot camp is five days, instructor led, PMP exam review course

The Chapter strongly encourages students to have a PMBOK before the course begins. We have always maintained an inventory of PMBOKs, but now wish to get out of the book business. We have 13 remaining sets of 6th Edition PMBOKs and Agile Practice Guides. We will mail or meet to distribute them to the first 13 students who sign up for the course.

07/28/2020 - 08/27/2020 (Tuesdays and Thursdays for 5 weeks)

PMP Seminar

Topic: The classroom setting virtual seminar is  5 weeks (2 days/week), instructor led, PMP® exam review course designed for individuals wishing to prepare for PMI’s PMP®

The Chapter strongly encourages students to have a PMBOK before the course begins. We have always maintained an inventory of PMBOKs, but now wish to get out of the book business. We have 13 remaining sets of 6th Edition PMBOKs and Agile Practice Guides. We will mail or meet to distribute them to the first 13 students who sign up for the course.

August 13th, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Disciplined Agile Flow

Dave Davis is a Program Manager with extensive program and project management experience, from waterfall to agile. He is  currently working with the PMI Central Ohio Chapter as our Disciplined Agile Champion. He has presented around the world for PMI and we are delighted to have him present for us as a member of our chapter

The Disciplined Agile content is organized into four architectural views:  Mindset, People, Practices, and Flow. This session will focus on the Flow view including a look at the principles and guidelines of DA.

August 20th, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Can’t Stop Columbus

Can’t Stop Columbus is a state-wide volunteer movement to create resources for the community.

Can’t stop Columbus will discuss how they manage projects for social good during the global pandemic.

August 26th, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

COVID 19 Panel

How are recruiting agencies navigating staffing during the pandemic? Join us as they discuss with our membership.

September 17th, 2020 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Strategic Agility: From Customer Experience to Customer Value

Learn from Ruben Melendez on how to be agile and strategic at the same time. 

After registering at the link below, you’ll receive a confirmation email containing the information for joining the webinar

September 23rd, 2020 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

COVID-19 Navigating and Acing the Interview

Given COVID-19 face-to-face networking to build business contacts is next to void. The structure of video conference meetings limits the interaction of participants to network. How do you market yourself online to stand out and get the job?

09/28/2020 - 10/2/2020

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting virtual boot camp is five days, instructor led, PMP exam review course

The Chapter strongly encourages students to have a PMBOK before the course begins. We have always maintained an inventory of PMBOKs, but now wish to get out of the book business. We have 13 remaining sets of 6th Edition PMBOKs and Agile Practice Guides. We will mail or meet to distribute them to the first 13 students who sign up for the course.

10/06/2020 - 11/5/2020 (Tuesdays and Thursdays for 5 weeks)

PMP Seminar

Topic: The classroom setting virtual seminar is 5 weeks (2 days/week), instructor led, PMP® exam review course designed for individuals wishing to prepare for PMI’s PMP®

11/13/2020 - 11/14/2020

PgMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting virtual boot camp is two days, instructor led, PgMP exam review course

The Chapter strongly encourages students to have a Program Standard 4th Edition before the course begins (free for members to download). 

11/16/2020 - 11/20/2020

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting virtual boot camp is five days, instructor led, PMP exam review course

The Chapter strongly encourages students to have a PMBOK before the course begins. We have always maintained an inventory of PMBOKs, but now wish to get out of the book business. We have 13 remaining sets of 6th Edition PMBOKs and Agile Practice Guides. We will mail or meet to distribute them to the first 13 students who sign up for the course.

12/10/2020-12/11/2020 9AM-6PM

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master

Topic: The Disciplined Agile  Scrum Master training and certification provides tools and strategies to help you lead an agile team, influence people, remove impediments and to tailor your team’s way of working (WoW) so it matches and reflects the unique situation of your unique team. 
 

Be sure you use the special Promo Code to receive 50% off  COC44182DASM

1/21/2021 2PM - 3PM

D I S C - Understanding Behavior and Communication Style

Topic: In partnership with PMICOC, join Kevin Onarecker as he presents D I S C – Understanding Behavior and Communication Style.

What is DISC?  DISC is the universal language of how a person does what they do. DISC is an observable language. Consisting of four unique factors: Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Compliance, DISC measures behaviors of an individual.

What Will I Learn?  Understand yourself, understand your interactions with others and understand how people are different and to adapt for success.

Applications: Enhance daily communication, build the right teams and help yourself and others to improve, engage and advance.

Instructions:
Upon signing up for the DISC Workshop, reach out to Kevin Onarecker to receive the necessary code for your DISC assessment. Please complete the assessment before the DISC workshop so you may review it beforehand and refer to it as needed during the workshop.
Konarecker@focalpointcoaching.com
951.894.9094

Participants in the 1 hour free DISC Workshop will receive:

A basic DISC assessment that helps you understand your behavior style

An overview of the four DISC behavior styles designed to help you recognize the behavior styles of others so that you communicate better and more effectively with others

Enhanced communication is essential to more effective teamwork and more effective teams

1/29/2021 1PM - 5PM DISC Workshop

D I S C Workshop - Understanding Behavior and Communication Style

Kevin Onarecker – Biography:
For 30 years Kevin created winning strategies and delivered revenue growth in the highly competitive verticals of pharmaceuticals, medical nutrition and medical device.  As a FocalPoint Certified Business Performance Coach & Trainer, Kevin provides a wide range of programs and services that bring clarity, identify solutions, optimize strategies and overcome challenges to help business leaders thrive and perform at their peak.

Instructions:
Upon signing up for the DISC Workshop, reach out to Kevin Onarecker to receive the necessary code for your DISC assessment. Please complete the assessment before the DISC workshop so you may review it beforehand and refer to it as needed during the workshop.
Konarecker@focalpointcoaching.com
951.894.9094

Participants in the 4 Hour DISC Workshop will receive:
A $25 discount from the normal $225 admission.  The discount code to enter is: PMIDISCWorkshop

In addition to the 1 hour DISC Workshop deliverables, participants will receive a much more detailed and comprehensive 47 page custom TTI Success Insights® Talent Insights Report, a $280 value.
Talent Insights combines DISC and driving forces to examine the behaviors individuals bring to the job and the driving forces that drive them.

2/18/2021 2PM - 3PM

Accelerating Business Performance

Let’s engage in a conversation with Bill Owad, former SVP Operational Excellence and now the President for Global Recruiters of Dublin.   Bill will lead a conversation covering the following key areas:

-Separating tools and roadmaps from intent and purpose

-Identifying the core behaviors of “Lean Leaders”

-Share key lessons learned and how you can apply to your environment

3/18/2021 6:00PM -7:30PM

Women and the PMP(andemic):  Amplifying the Woman's Voice During COVID-19

Panelists: 
Jennifer Bleen, PMP, PSMI, PSPO, PMI-ACP – Managing Partner (Ambergris, LLC)
Cynethia Chandna, PMP, CCMP, SA – Enterprise Project Manager (Chipotle)
Darlene Smith – Operations Executive (MetalTek International)
Alohna Warren – VP Strategic Growth (Children’s Hunger Alliance)

Co-Moderators: 
Doncella Alexander, MBA, PMP – PMO Officer, Dept. of IT (City of Columbus)
Misti Cole, MBA, PMP – Program Administrator (State of Ohio)

As we approach the one year mark when COVID changed everything, the purpose of this panel discussion is to hear how COVID-19 global pandemic transformed and continues to transform the “new normal” from the woman’s perspective in the project management space. 

03/31/2020 - 06/02/2020 (Tuesdays for 10 weeks)

PMP Seminar

Topic: The classroom setting seminar is a 10 week (1 day/week), instructor led, PMP® exam review course designed for individuals wishing to prepare for PMI’s PMP®

April 14th, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Networking/Outreach Event

Topic: Meet the Outreach Committee!! 

04/12/2021 - 04/15/2021, 9AM - 7PM

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting boot camp is a four-day, instructor led, PMP exam review course.

Speakers: Andy Burns, Dave Davis

Details: Save $400 by registering before March 26

5/13/2021 - 5/14/2021, 9AM - 6PM

Disciplined Agile Senior Scrum Master (DASSM) PMI

Prerequisites:

2 Years as an Agile Leader.

This is an advanced course with tools and facilitation patterns for Professionals advancing past the Shu stage of Agility.

Two years of experience working in an agile team in a leadership role, like Disciplined Agile scrum master, scrum master, product owner, architecture owner, etc.

Benefits:

One Free Certification Exam voucher ($150 USD value) to be taken within 30 days of course completion.

A copy of DA Choose your WoW Book

Guerrilla Project Management value added materials

Instructor is active lean agile practitioner at scale at one of world’s top ten software engineering companies (SAFe, DA, Dev Ops, Kanban, Scrum)

Earn 15 PDUs, eligible in Technical (7) and Leadership (7) categories.

PMI Assigned CEU Claim Code 4951AR71Q7

Early Bird 27-May DASSM; available till 26-Apr: $999 

Last Call24-May DASSM; available till 10-May: $1,200.00 

The COC 50% off Promo Code is: PMICOC-44329

5/18/2021 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Project Management as a Career for Veterans

PMI Central Ohio Chapter, in partnership with the Overwatch Partnership, invites you to attend a panel discussion and networking event “Project Management as a Career for Veterans” to celebrate Military Appreciation Month. In this event you will be able to hear how skills learned in the military can be translated into a career as a project manager.

Event Objectives:

How to take what you have learned in the military to start a career in project management.

Key Takeaways:

Why project management is a great career path after the military

What does a project manager do and how does the military prepare you for this?

How do I use my military experience to become a project manager?

Resources available to veterans to help them become project managerspage1image48477888The first portion of this meeting will be informal networking, followed by the panel discussion.

This event is free and sponsored by Avaap.

5/24/2021 6:00PM - 7:30PM

PMIWIL Presents: Unlock your Leadership Potential through Emotional Intelligence

Event Objective:

Studies show it’s not always what you know that leads to career success. It’s how you interact with others. Emotional Intelligence is the catalyst to high performing culture. Learn how to up your emotional IQ and be the best you that you can be.

Please join Janet Rehberg for this free event and earn 1.5 Leadership PDUs.

5/27/2021 - 5/28/2021, 9AM - 6PM

Disciplined Agile Scrum Master (DASM)

PMI Course length: 14 hours Prerequisites: No experience needed

Benefits:

One Free Certification Exam voucher ($150 USD value) to be taken within 30 days of course completion.

A copy of DA Choose your WoW Book

Guerrilla Project Management value added materials

Instructor is active lean agile practitioner at scale at one of world’s top ten software engineering companies (SAFe, DA, Dev Ops, Kanban, Scrum)

Earn 14 PDUs, eligible in Technical (7) and Leadership (7) categories.

PMICOC 50% off Promo Code is PMICOC-44343

6/3/2021 2PM - 3PM

PMBOK 7: Gateway to a New Era: An Overview

Dave Davis, PMP, PgMP, PMI-PBA, PMI-ACP, CDAP, CDAI is a practitioner of and a recognized professional in project and program management, leadership, change management and business acumen.

Benefits:

This presentation will be a fantastic adventure into the future skills required for a Project Professional.  

The future holds a combination of acquiring new skills, refining existing skills, and implementing new ways to demonstrate value.

This session will have a practical discussion to
drive this change and be a tool to facilitate growth.

Most importantly, this session will give you the tools and background to have a practical dialog in your organization about value and what is required to adopt the new Project Management models.

Please join Dave Davis for this free event and earn 1.0 Leadership PDU.

6/7/2021 - 6/10/2021, 9AM - 7PM

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting boot camp is a four-day, instructor led, PMP exam review course.

Speakers: Andy Burns, Dave Davis

Details: Cost: $925 (Early Bird until 5/17); $975 (Last registration until 5/31)

PMICOC Promo Code: COCBoot2021 (50% off)

Tues/Thurs, June 22 - July 20, 2021 (4 weeks), 5:30PM -10:00PM

Q2 PMI Night School Certification Course

PDUs: 35 (Technical)

Benefits:

8 live-virtual classroom nights taught by a practicing Project Management Agile specialist will get you the 35 hours required for the PMP. PMI curated curriculum is augmented with road-tested experience, materials, and an online practice exam.

Early Bird 27-May PMINS; available till 1-Jun: $925 

Last Call24-May PMINS; available till 15-Jun: $975

The COC 50% off Promo Code is: COCNight2021

6/24/2021 6:00PM - 7:30PM

Value Stream Mapping - Understanding When & Where Value is Created & Delivered

Event Objective:

Today’s VSM isn’t your grandfather’s linear model. It’s a multiple dimension pipeline using microservices architecture for complex and dynamic business modeling.

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) enables building and maintaining clearly defined sequences of activities that create and deliver value from an organization to their stakeholders. 

This presentation walks through the process of creating Value Stream Maps, from basic concepts through a walk-through of the processes including documentation using contemporary tools. We’ll also use a couple of worksheets to get us started on a journey based on your situation.

Please join Jack Maher for this free event and earn 1.5 Leadership PDUs.

7/22/2021 2PM - 3PM

Agile Conflict Resolution

Bernadette Donnelly is a PMP and holds a master’s degree in Organizational Psychology. She is certified in Agile Leadership, Organizational Change Management and Executive Coaching. She also holds the title of Master Programmer of Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP).

Event Objective:

This presentation identifies conflict that is good and conflict that is bad and what you can do to ensure that team conflict results in collaboration and creative problem solving.

In learning and discussion, participants will discover:

The five levels of Agile Conflict and how to recognize them.

Your conflict resolution style and identify the styles of team members.

The secret formula that will shift distance, disagreement, and disparity into a unified, highly productive team.

Please join Bernadette Donnelly for this free event and earn .5 Technical and .5 Leadership PDUs.

8/12/2021 6PM -7PM

Performance Management in Agile Organizations

Brian Levy is the President of BridgePort Digital, an organizational optimization firm specializing in the bridging the gap between strategic goals and strategic execution. He has been able to consistently improve productivity by over 30% within 3 to 6 months of operation verified with predefined metrics by aligning an organization’s performance management processes to the appropriate strategic approach.

Event Objective:

The purpose of the webinar is to familiarize new techniques in performance management.  The webinar begins with an overview of the purpose of and focus of performance management. It concludes with a question-and-answer period where the group can explore implications for their organization. 

Benefits:

Understand the paradigms associated with Performance Management

Learn the major differences in focus between performance management for material producers and service providers vs. knowledge workers

Understand the best ways that performance management can improve productivity of the organization

Explore how to apply those changes to your organization

Please join Brian Levy for this free event and earn 1.0 Leadership PDU.

9/13/2021 - 9/16/2021, 9AM - 7PM

PMP Review Boot Camp

Topic: The classroom setting boot camp is a four-day, instructor-led, PMP exam review course.

Speakers: Andy Burns, Dave Davis

Details: Cost: $925 (Early Bird until 8/23); $975 (Last Call 9/6)

PMICOC Promo Code: COCBoot2021 (50% off)

Upcoming PMICOC Boot Camp Event

Q4: Dec. 6 – Dec. 9, 2021: 9AM – 7PM; Cost: $925 (Early Bird until 11/15); $975 (Last registration until 11/29)…PMICOC Promo Code:COCBoot2021 (50% off)

Events 2019

PDD 2019

 Join PMICOC for our largest event of the year.  Don’t miss out on a chance to hear great speakers, earn PDUs, network with other PMs, and enjoy a fantastic lunch. 

Interested In Speaking?

Please reach out to VP.Programs@pmicoc.org for chapter evening events.

President@pmicoc.org for Professional Development Day event.

  • PDU Credits, to PMI members, for preparing and presenting
  • Opportunity to meet and work with like-minded professionals
  • Compensation is available for event and workshops.
  • Instructors must be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of the materials they plan to present
  • Instructors do not have to be a member of PMI or the Central Ohio Chapter to present a class
  • To teach a class, you need not be a professional instructor, but you must be proficient in teaching an adult education course and leading discussions and workshop exercises. Some of our most successful instructors have been first-time presenters.
  • Project Management products may not be advertised or promoted; however, products may be used to demonstrate principles, illustrate points, or show processes.
  • “Products” are defined as tools, software, books, and services. Example: Microsoft Project may be used to teach Earned Value, but a sales pitch for Microsoft Project is not allowed.
  • Backup instructors are welcome and greatly appreciated. Occasionally, instructors withdraw from an engagement so if you can present your material on short notice, please sign up as a backup instructor.
  • Workshops are typically four hours in length. They may be longer, or more than one topic may be presented during the 4-hour class/workshop period.
  • Chapter meeting presentations need to be 1 hour in length.
  • Topics must relate to the theory and practice of Project Management and be targeted at working project managers.
  • Preferably, topics can be directly related to the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge).
  • For ideas on topics or subject areas see the list of classes below.
  • Handouts and take-always are recommended
  • Interactive discussion between attendees is encouraged
  • Hands-on exercises, working sessions, and/or role-playing are encouraged