Book Club (North)

Date & Time: 

  Saturday 09/02/2017 - 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: 

  La Madeleine (Grapevine)

Seats Available: 

  22

Registration: 

 

 

Book Club (North)

There are many ways to improve your professional knowledge and skills. One way is to increase your knowledge is by reading current and relevant project management books.

We've created book clubs that are designed to be small discussion groups led by a facilitator. It's an informal group meeting for a Saturday morning breakfast. These are professional like-minded individuals who are striving to increase their knowledge and skills.


 

Current book: 

Crucial Conversations: 
Tools for Talking when Stakes are High
By
Kery Patterson

 






Overview:

You'll learn how to:
  • Prepare for high-impact situations with a six-minute mastery technique
  • Make it safe to talk about almost anything
  • Be persuasive, not abrasive
  • Keep listening when others blow up or clam up
  • Turn crucial conversations into the action and results you want
Facilitator:  TBD


Location:  

La Madeleine Restaurant, 900 Highway 114, Grapevine, TX

 

Cost:  

There is no cost to attend this event.  Attendees will be responsible for acquiring the book and cover their food/beverage costs at the restaurant.    Please register so that we can estimate numbers for the restaurant.


Agenda:


Gather at this location and order your breakfast and coffee.  Look for the group in a designated area of the restaurant.

Facilitator will open session and handle meeting logistics.  Using a book discussion outline, the group will discuss book selection and upon completion will rate the book.  This information is then uploaded to the chapter website.

Other book club business includes:

* selection of next book by popular vote (see webpage for details)
* selection of meeting facilitor for next book (volunteer requested)
* Request volunteer to write a review for current book to be posted on chapter website

Want to learn more?  See the Book Club webpage.

PDUs:


This is a PDU qualified event.  PDUs may be earned by attending the meeting (2 PDUs), reading the book (2-4 PDUs) or taking on one of the assigned roles such as facilitator or reviewer.

Please note:  Category limitations may apply

Questions?  If you have any questions, please send an email to the book club manager.
 

 
     
Members Only Event
This event is for Chapter members only. You may join (or add) this Chapter through the PMI Global website (www.pmi.org). We typically receive your new membership information within 24 hours and you'll be able to sign-on to this Chapter website using your PMI ID number (or registered email address).