Book Club (South)

Date & Time: 

  Saturday 02/10/2018 - 08:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: 

  La Madeleine (SW Fort Worth)

Book Club (South)

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.

Earn PDU's:
This is a PDU qualified event.  PDU's are filed by the attendee according to the following guidelines: 

Reading the book: 2-4 PDUs,(based on hours to read book)
Reviewer: 1 PDU
Attend the Meeting: 2 PDUs
Facilitator: 2 PDUs

Please note:  Category limitations may apply

Current book: 

Agile Project Management: The Agile PMO: Leading the Effective, Value Driven and Agile Project Management Office
by Michael Nir (Author)‎, Chen Nir (Editor)




PDU Category -Technical



Overview:

The Revealed Secrets of the Shocking Truths about Global PMO Colossal Failures and how to Work around them.

** Uncovered Truths How to avoid a tactical PMO - in which MBA graduates fill the role of secretaries - I know you are asking now - how can it be possible that companies pay 100K $ salaries for administrative work, aren't you? - Read the book and know the answer

** Agile Project Management - What are the signs of a process obsessed PMO - in which the project managers are cringing under the whip of the PMO and how to set them free!

** Limited Vision When the PMO is in love with the lavish tools - and promotes death by SharePoint - what do you do?

** The Ultimate Program Life Cycle inflicting PMO - do you know how to recognize it and provide REAL VALUE


 
Facilitator:  
TBD

Location:  

La Madeleine Restaurant, 4626 SW Loop 820, Fort Worth, 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.


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).