Announcement: Chapter Annual General Membership Meeting scheduled for May 29th at the Crocker Art Museum. This event is Free. Join us for an informational session about chapter goals for the coming year, and get a discount ticket to roam the museum as well. Read More and Register Here...
We recently asked for your feedback on your preferred method to receive communications from the PMI-SVC Communication Team. The clear winner was to continue with the newsletter, with an overwhelming 80 percent of the votes! As a result, we are enhancing the current format with updates to the look and feel. Additionally the chapter is working on the agenda and presentation for the Technical Dinner Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 8. We will post progress updates to the website, so stay tuned...
Certified ScrumMaster Class
The PMI-SVC is pleased to announce that we are offering a 2-day Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) class, May 30th - 31st.
This 16-PDU certification course will provide students an in-depth understanding of the Scrum team-based approach to iterative development. The course trains participants in the full range of Scrum topics, from basic theory to organizational implementation, including practical applications, roles, and scaling. Upon completion, attendees will have gained in-depth practical knowledge of the Scrum system and its benefits.
If you have been thinking about an Agile credential, this class may be for you!!
The 7 Things You Need to Pass the PMI-ACP® Exam
By Cornelius Fichtner, PMP, CSM
The Project Management Institute (PMI®) has developed a set of criteria and credentials for recognizing project management professionals who use Agile methodologies in their project, the PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® certification. The credentialing process is fairly rigorous, including: 2,000 hours or twelve months of general project management work experience, 1,500 hours or eight months of Agile specific project experience, and 21 hours of training in Agile specific practices. The amount of material that is covered by the PMI-ACP Exam is extensive and can seem overwhelming, but don’t be intimidated! Having and using the 7 items in this article will ensure you are prepared to meet the exam head-on and achieve optimal results both on exam day and in your future career.
PDU PORTAL - Your link to PDUs, free and pay
Need PDUs? Your PMI-SVC Communications team is always looking for ways to bring you helpful information that will further your career, enhance your knowledge and help you maintain your credential. This article assists us in finding and obtaining free and pay-as-you-go PDUs.