Join us for an EXCLUSIVE PMI-CIC Webinar in person or online!

Join us for an EXCLUSIVE PMI-CIC Webinar in person or online! PMI-CIC Book Club for PDUs is featuring… Terry Schmidt Author of Strategic Project Management Made Simple . (One of PMI-CIC Book Club's favorites this year!) Terry brings 35 years of global strategic experience, and is a recognized expert in strategic thinking, planning, project manageme...
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PMI-CIC Members! Join us at no charge for the Annual Meeting and Trivia Night!

The Annual Meeting will encompass time for networking, heavy hors d'oeuvres, trivia fun, visiting with Board Members, a review of our Chapter's accomplishments and events from 2019, and plans for the upcoming year. *note that there will not be a speaker for the Annual Meeting; therefore, no PDUs will be awarded. Register today as the meeting is fas...
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PMI-CIC November Chapter Meeting - The Perfect Marriage, Project and Change Management

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Lunch will take place on Thursday, November 21st at 11:30am. Please join us at John Deere Financial  , 6400 NW 86th, Johnston, IA. Register HERE . ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Terri Jensen Terri Jensen, President of Three Elements Consulting, is an experienced business and technology executive and leader who focuses...
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PMI-CIC Book Club - The Age of Agile at the Scenic Route Bakery

The Age of Agile by Stephen Denning "An unstoppable business revolution is under way--and it is Agile. Sparking dramatic improvements in quality, innovation, and speed-to-market, the Agile movement has helped companies both large and small learn to connect everyone and everything…all the time. With rapidly evolving consumer needs and technology tha...
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PMI-CIC October Chapter Meeting - The Agile Journey at Wells Fargo

 The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Dinner will take place on Thursday, October 17th at 11:30am. Please join us at the Iowa Machine Shed, 11151 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322. Register Here ! ​ABOUT THE SPEAKER: SHAWN WHITMORE Shawn is a Vice President within Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. He provides oversight and management of initiatives pertaining t...
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PMI-CIC Book Club - Thursday, September 26

Join us on Thursday, September 26th at 5:30! PMI-CIC Book Club for PDUs is reading The Age of Agile by Stephen Denning for our September and October book club meetings. Meetings will be held at the Scenic Route Bakery in East Village (Des Moines, IA). PDUs are obtainable through "reading" and "informal learning". Please register here. The Age of Ag...
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2019 PMI-CIC Senior Leadership Summit - Thursday, Sept. 26

From our PMI-CIC President: 2019 PMI CIC Senior Leadership Summit Thursday, September 26th (the day before PDD) Boosting Organizational Value through Portfolio Management if you are part of the senior project management leadership in your organization or are aspiring to be a senior project management leader in your organization, you will not want t...
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PMI-CIC Board Nominations!

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN MEETING AND WORKING WITH YOUR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PEERS? Do you have a desire to be more involved with YOUR local PMI Chapter? Become a volunteer leader and serve on the PMI-CIC Board of Directors!! Nominate yourself or nominate another PMI CIC Member interested in serving in a PMI-CIC Board position. Please submit your nominat...
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Extended Registration! Sign up by Monday, August 19 at noon! Join us to celebrate PMI’s 50th Anniversary/Birthday at the Blank Park Zoo!

Celebrate PMI's 50th Anniversary with your PMI Central Iowa Chapter on Wednesday, August 21 st from 5:30 to 9!!! For Members Only (plus one at a discounted cost) -- Join us to celebrate PMI's 50th Anniversary with a night of music and friends at the Zoo! We will be hosting a room at Zoo Brew "Wild for Wine". You can come into the Discovery Room in ...
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PMI-CIC Book Club at Smokey Row Coffee Company!

Join us for the next PMI-CIC Book Club on Monday, August 26th at 5:30pm at Smokey Row Coffee Company. Our next read is: Second half of "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress Free Productivity" by David Allen (Revised 2015 Version). "Since it was first published almost fifteen years ago, David Allen's Getting Things Done has become one of the most ...
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Join us to celebrate PMI’s 50th Anniversary/Birthday at the Blank Park Zoo!

Celebrate PMI's 50th Anniversary with your PMI Central Iowa Chapter on Wednesday, August 21 st from 5:30 to 9!!! For Members Only (plus one at a discounted cost) -- Join us to celebrate PMI's 50th Anniversary with a night of music and friends at the Zoo! We will be hosting a room at Zoo Brew "Wild for Wine". You can come into the Discovery Room in ...
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Earn FREE PDUs with PMI-CIC Book Club!

Earn FREE PDUs with PMI-Central Iowa Chapter's Book Club! Due to the summer schedule, PMI-Central Iowa does not have Chapter Meetings scheduled for July and August. There is also no Chapter Meeting in September to make way for PMI-Central Iowa's Professional Development Day. How about a Christmas in July special? In honor of PDD, one person who reg...
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PMI-CIC's Book Club for PDUs!

On April 23, 2019, PMI-Central Iowa's Book Club for PDUs hosted a live video conference with author John Stenbeck at the West Des Moines Public Library. After book club members read and discussed The Project Managers Guide to Understanding Agile in the PMBOK 6 th Edition and the Agile Practice Guide , John spoke about intriguing topics including th...
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PMI-CIC June Chapter Meeting Dinner and Networking: Speaker Terry Rich, The $80 Billion Gamble

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Dinner will take place on Thursday, June 20th at 5:30pm. Please come early for networking at 5!  Venue: Christopher's located at 2816 Beaver Ave. Des Moines, IA 50310. Register here ! ABOUT THE SPEAKER: TERRY RICH Terry Rich is the retired President and CEO of the Iowa Lottery. During his tenure, he increased sales ...
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PMI-CIC Sponsor, The Braintrust Consulting Group, is offering special pricing for members!

For the past ten years, The Braintrust Consulting Group has built and served the Agile community by expanding its reach throughout the United States and offering the latest in training, coaching, and certifications. Braintrust has aided in the Agile transformations of well over 10,000 professionals and their organizations. We have regularly schedul...
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PMI-CIC May Chapter Meeting Luncheon - Bryan Gill, Panelist, Discusses Implementing the Agile Project Management Approach in Central Iowa

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30. Please join us at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center located at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. Register here ! Project teams have been using agile techniques and approaches in various forms for several decades, yet there remains significant confusion a...
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PMI-CIC May Chapter Meeting Luncheon - Mike Wemhoff, Panelist, Discusses Implementing the Agile Project Management Approach in Central Iowa

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30. Please join us at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center located at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. Register here ! Project teams have been using agile techniques and approaches in various forms for several decades, yet there remains significant confusion a...
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Register for the May PMI-CIC Book Club Meeting!

When: May 29, 2019, 5:30pm-6:30pm Where: Valley Junction Big Acai Bowl 117 5 th Street West Des Moines, IA 50265 What: Strategic Project Management Made Simple by Terry Schmidt "Terry is founder of www.ManagementPro.com, and of StrategicPlanningAcademy.com. He is a certified PMP, and the fourth person in the world to receive the distinguished Strat...
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PMI-CIC May Chapter Meeting Luncheon - Don Kerr, Panelist, Discusses Implementing the Agile Project Management Approach in Central Iowa

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30. Please join us at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center located at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. Register here ! Project teams have been using agile techniques and approaches in various forms for several decades, yet there remains significant confusion a...
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PMI-CIC May Chapter Meeting Luncheon - Implementing the Agile Project Management Approach in Central Iowa

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30. Please join us at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center located at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. Register here ! Project teams have been using agile techniques and approaches in various forms for several decades, yet there remains significant confusion a...
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PMI-CIC May Chapter Meeting Luncheon - Andrea Brunk, Panelist, Discusses Implementing the Agile Project Management Approach in Central Iowa

 The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, May 16th at 11:30. Please join us at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Center located at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. Register here !   Project teams have been using agile techniques and approaches in various forms for several decades, yet there remains significan...
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PMI-CIC April Chapter Meeting Luncheon: Speaker Chuck Long - A Trip Down The Long Road

The PMI-CIC Chapter Meeting Luncheon will take place on Thursday, April 18th at 11:30. Please join us at Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield located at 1331 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA 50309. Register here ! ​ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Chuck Long Chuck Long's name has been synonymous with University of Iowa football for thirty years. As a former player and coach...
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Attention all PMs! Announcing a fantastic additional training opportunity!

The PMI Central Iowa Chapter is collaborating with the local chapter of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA) to offer you their annual Iowa Business Analyst Development Day (IBADD) at membership rates. The IBADD offers a great opportunity to hear challenging speakers, earn PDU's and network with project team members with differin...
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Join Us for PMI-CIC Book Club for PDUs Kick-Off!

Join Us for PMI-CIC Book Club for PDUs Kick-Off! The first 5 Members to register will receive a FREE autographed copy of The Professional Project Manager's Guide to Understanding Agile by John Stenbeck. We are thrilled to announce that PMI Central Iowa will be hosting a monthly book club! With this, we are looking for smart readers who are willing ...
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Local Opportunity for PDUs from PMI Registered Education Provider – Member discounts available!

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Announcing…2019 PMI-CIC’s Book Club for PDUs!

We are thrilled to announce that PMI Central Iowa will be hosting a monthly book club! With this, we are looking for smart readers who are willing to discuss enlightening, challenging, engaging and compelling topics relevant to Project Management. The first book we will be diving into is The Professional Project Manager's Guide to Understanding Agi...
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Follow PMI-CIC on Facebook and LinkedIn!

The PMI Central Iowa Chapter would like to keep our members, sponsors, and fans up to date with what we are up to! The easiest way to accomplish that is through social media! Please use the following links to find our pages and FOLLOW us! Thank you! FACEBOOK LINKEDIN
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PMI-CIC March Chapter Dinner Meeting: Speaker Kit Welchlin - Taking Your Talents and Your Team to the Top

The PMI-CIC Dinner Meeting will take place on Thursday, March 21st at 5:30. You are welcome to join us for Networking beginning at 5 at the   Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale , located at 8600 Northpark Dr, Johnston, IA 50131. Register here! About the Speaker: Kit Welchlin  One of the busiest keynote speakers in the U.S., Kit W...
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Project Management Workshops available from Your Clear Next Step, LLC, a PMI-CIC Supporter

Your Clear Next Step has proudly been a long-time supporter of PMI, the Project Management profession, and a strong local supporter of the PMI-Central Iowa Chapter since 2008. As a public service announcement, we would like to let you know that Your Clear Next Step has two events coming up in the next couple of months to develop your project manage...
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February Chapter Meeting: How to Deal With Difficult People

The PMI-CIC Lunch Meeting will take place on Thursday, February 21st at 11:30 am at Aureon Corporate Office , located at 7760 Office Plaza Dr. S, West Des Moines, IA 50266. ​Register here ! About the Speaker: Neil Ihde Neil Ihde (Ee-dee) is a speaker, lecturer, consultant and founder of Life IQ where he motivates groups and individuals to work, pla...
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PMI Central Iowa Chapter is hoping to match you up with one of our volunteer opportunities!

Keep reading to see how you can get more involved in our Chapter, give back, and advance the Project Management profession! Military to Project Management Program - The program focuses on refining the project talents of veterans and current military members, educating organizations on the value and relevance of military experience, and connecting t...
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PMI-CIC Volunteer Opportunites (PDD, Website, Coordinating, Marketing, Communications)

PMI-CIC Volunteers Needed! Happy New Year! We Want You! Calling All Volunteers for 2019! We have a variety of ways that you can get involved and give back to the development of the Project Management profession! Please read on to learn more about our volunteer opportunities and how to connect with the organizers. We are getting ready to kick-off pl...
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PMI-CIC Collaborate to Succeed Volunteer Opportunities!

Lori Chambers, PMI-CIC Director of Collaborate to Succeed, held an outreach session with United Way recently and walked away with many fantastic opportunities for Project Managers to give back! Please read on to discover how you can help! Technology Projects range from assisting ISU and Grand View classrooms to a variety of non-profits. The ISU and...
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January Chapter Meeting: Making the Most of Generational Differences on Your Project

The PMI-CIC Lunch Meeting will take place on Thursday, January 17th at 11:30 am at Curate, located at 322 E. Court Ave. Register Here ! About the Speaker: Sinikka Waugh of Your Clear Next Step Sinikka Waugh, President and Founder of Your Clear Next Step is a recognized leader in understanding people and in adapting tools, techniques, and processes ...
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PMI-CIC members to enjoy the same rate for the 2019 Iowa Business Analyst Development Day (IBADD) as IIBA members receive!

BA's, QA's, and PM's…Oh My! PMI-CIC is excited to announce a partnership with the Central Iowa Chapter of International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA). Our partnership will give PMI-CIC members the same rate to 2019 Iowa Business Analyst Development Day (IBADD) as IIBA members receive. They will have a specific track for project management a...
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PMI-CIC Members! Join us at no charge for the Annual Meeting and Trivia Night!

The Annual Meeting will encompass time for networking, heavy hors d'oeuvres, trivia fun, visiting with Board Members, a review of our Chapter's accomplishments and events from 2018, and plans for the upcoming year. *note that there will not be a speaker for the Annual Meeting; therefore, no PDUs will be awarded. Register today as the meeting is fas...
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November Chapter Meeting Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 PM! Hear our Speaker, Gale Mote and see the recognition of our Chapter's 2018 volunteers!

The November Dinner Meeting will include the recognition of our Chapter's volunteers from this year! Register today as the meeting is fast approaching on Thursday, November 15th at 5:30 PM! Register Here to join us! About the speaker: Gale Mote of Gale Mote Associates How many times have you heard this, "Well, that works great in the classroom but ...
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Mentors Wanted: PMI-CIC Mentorship Program

PMI-CIC is looking for Mentors!!         ​Enrollment for Mentees has closed; however, we are seeking seven more Mentors to match our amazing response to this program! The Central Iowa Chapter Mentoring Program is an 8-month mentoring program that connects individual mentors and mentees beyond the working environment. T...
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A Big Thank You to Our PDD Sponsors!

Let's start off 2019 collaborating on how we can serve PMI-CIC Members! If your organization would like to be a sponsor in 2019, please contact Alex Marckmann, Director of Marketing, at dirmarketing@pmi-centraliowa.org . PMI of Central Iowa would like to thank the following business partners for continuing to be such a big support for our annual Pr...
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2019 PMI-CIC BOD Call for Officer Nominations!

PMI CENTRAL IOWA CHAPTER CALL FOR 2019 OFFICER NOMINATIONS   Overview The PMI Central Iowa Chapter (PMI-CIC) is Iowa's preeminent authority on Project Management and the only organization in Central Iowa dedicated solely to the advancement of the profession. We are over 830 members strong and highly visible to the local PM professional communi...
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Looking to Earn PDUs?

​ OrgCamp Iowa is the premier event for organization professionals. It's where leaders of organizations, teams, products, or projects can share ideas and learn together. Organizations rely on excellent leadership, communication, trust, and team building to be successful. Benefits Include: Leadership Skills Manage Organizational Change Servant Leade...
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Share, Tweet, and Post with PMI-CIC!

​ We have added the capability for you to Share, Tweet, and Post to all of our PMI-CIC communication channels! You will find social media icon links at the bottom of every e-mail newsletter, website article, and blog post. We encourage you to help us spread the word about our Chapter with your social media circles! Information a...
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Now Accepting Applications for PMI-CIC Mentors and Mentees!

​The Call for Applications for the PMI-CIC 2018-19 Mentoring Program starts today and closes on October 17th! The Central Iowa Chapter Mentoring Program is an 8-month mentoring program that connects individual mentors and mentees beyond the working environment. This program is designed to encourage and facilitate growth in project managem...
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September Lunch Chapter Meeting: Accidental CIO - Lessons Learned on the Journey from PM to CIO

Don't miss the next PMI Chapter Meeting at 11:30 AM on September 20th at the  Holiday Inn - Downtown . Register Now! Dane Pelfrey will share tips, tricks, trials and tribulations of a twenty year journey from Business Analyst to Project Manager to CIO with all the stops in between. Participants will learn valuable skills in: Stakeholder c...
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Total Members 840
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