PMI-DHC's Monthly Newsletter - May 4, 2018 - Volume 2, Article 9



Perspectives into York Region's Bus Rapid Transit Mega-Project
The challenges of designing and constructing a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system in the middle of Highway 7/Yonge Street/Davis Drive are significant. Find out how York Region Rapid Transit Corp. (YRRTC) has succeeded in implementing Rapid Transit in the most congested traffic and utility corridors in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Also, learn about the next wave of Rapid Transit investment in York Region (The Yonge Subway Extenstion) and the challenges of extending one of the busiest subway lines in North America.

Thursday, May 15, 2018 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Abilities Centre Theatre 
55 Gordon Street, Whitby, ON, L1N 0J2

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The primary purpose of the Project Management Professional (PMP)® and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® Certification Exam Preparation course is to prepare the students for the PMP®/CAPM® exam. The course provides an overview of the project life cycle, project management process groups and the processes, and all the tools and techniques of project management as described in the Project Management Institutes, A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, (PMBOK® Guide) 6th Edition (2017).  

The course features 35 hours of interactive in-class project management education - the 35 hours address the prerequisite required to apply to write your PMP exam or the 23 hours needed if you are writing the CAPM exam. You will have an opportunity to gain insight into preparing for either exam, instruction, presentations, in-class and online discussions, web-based learning, practice exercises and hundreds of sample exam questions, so you will ready to obtain your certification.

Thursday, May 19, 2018 8:30PM - 4:30PM

Central Whitby Library 
405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, ON, L1N 6A1

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Event Discount for PMI-DHC Members: Leaders and Icon's, takes attendees on an educational journey highlighting lessons from those at the forefront of business, politics, and innovation. These disruptors, leaders and innovators share unique insights and stories from their professional career, granting unparalleled access to their thinking and strategies. Learn More 



The 2018 Spring Mentorship Program kicked off on April 19. The mentees and the mentors met and exchanged their experiences in the project managament world. We wish the mentors and mentees an exciting four months as they continue to build each other up during the program.


Five Project Management Trends to Watch in 2018
This year, the project management profession will continue to face pressure to keep pace with global best practices, and social and economic challenges.
Project management is a field that intertwines through all industries, in all countries. As the business environment surrounding it changes, project management has to adapt. In 2018, there are five major trends for project management professionals to be aware of.