PMI-DHC's Monthly Newsletter - Jan. 5, 2018 - Volume 2, Article 5

Happy New Year!

We wish all of our members, partners, and PMI Chapters a very prosperous and successful New Year! #PMI_DHC #PMIInstitute

Looking to start the new year off with an event? Come join us at our 4th Annual Community Leaders Inspiring Connections this Jan 16th hosted at the newest craft Brewery in Durham Region-Town Brewery.

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Highlights from the December TEDTalks Meeting 

December's monthly meeting was an engaging and well received event that featured an evening of TEDTalks videos with engaging discussions.  Have a look at this year's PMI Leadership Institute's guest speaker Derrek Kayongo (TEDTalks Video)

The night was also filled with a fun networking activity: Lego! Teams were formed and encourage to be creative to create a Christmas centerpiece.  The winning team (bottom left picture) created a Menorah with all the lego pieces!


Interesting Article

Change is Difficult, But Change Management Can Mitigate The Pain

Ah, the floppy disk. Does anybody even use it anymore?

On the face of it, nobody should be using floppy disks in the 21st Century. Surprisingly, however, parts of the aviation industry still rely on these disks to manage airplane software.Continue Reading


Jan. 2018 Community Leaders Inspiring Connections

Tuesday, January 16, 2008, 6:30PM to 9:00PM

Come join us for an awesome evening with the promise of engaging conversations, connecting with your peers and sharing of real experiences.

This year's event is being held in one of Whitby's newest craft brewery locations - Town Brewery!  Come enjoy a more intimiate setting with opportunities to network with fellow chapter members.  Appetizers and refreshments will be served along with samples of Town Brewery's ale.

Our evening will feature guest networkers:

  • Natalie Prychitko, CEO Whitby Chamber of Commerce

  • Jeff Talmey, Co-owner Town Brewery

Location: Town Brewery, 1632 Charles St., Whitby, ON, L1N 1B9

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Meet Your PMI Durham Highlands Board           

January 18, 2018, 7:00PM to 9:00PM 

We have 3 board positions coming up for election in 2018.  If one of your new years resolutions is to give back to the community, learn and work with other Project Managers in our DHC membership, please register to attend to learn about the election process, board roles, responsibilities and benefits to being on the board.

Location: TBD

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Winter PMP/CAPM Exam Prep

Tues. Jan. 20-March. 3 2018



The Durham Highlands PMP/CAPM® EXAM PREP class is designed to get you from aspiring PMP to PMP in 6 weeks. 

Note: The PMBOK 6th Ed. was released in Sept. 2017.  With that said, the exam will also be changing on March 26, 2018 to cover the PMBOK 6th Ed.  If you scheduled your exam before March 26th, you will be tested on the PMBOK 5th Ed. 
Our Winter 2018 session starts on Saturday Jan. 20, 2017 and continues every Sat. - Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24 and March 3rd. Each Saturday session starts at 8:30 am and ends no later than 4:30 pm at the Whitby Public Library.  Breakfast is included each Saturday morning.

The cost is $700 (plus taxes) for PMI-DHC members and $900 (plus taxes) for Non-members. (Please read our cancellation policy)

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