Learnings from the PMI Virtual Experience Series 2021 pt 1

Project Management Institute June Virtual Experience Series event delivered 12+ hour broadcast (you choose when you can attend during the live broadcast or access via on-demand) while building a virtual bridge to a growing global community. Benefit from endless opportunities to broaden your perspective on project management and connect with a global community, all while earning PDUs towards your certification.

Brand You: Building Your Brand: What’s Your Value Proposition?
Courtney Stanley (Brand You Coach, DAHLIA+Agency) asks her audience “What’s your story? What makes you a go-to expert?” It has to do with expertise, content, credibility, and an authentic voice. What are your values? What is your why? What drives and motivates you?

Courtney follows with practical tips to enhance your LinkedIn profile.

Brand You: How to Interview Like a Pro

Courtney Stanley presented another half hour on getting ready for an interview but not feeling confident? Build a to-do list with these top tips to ensure you walk (or Zoom) into your interview ready to showcase the professional you are! Check out guides for common interview questions on Indeed, Monster, or TheMuse. Prepare your own questions. It often surprises me how few questions candidates did prepare and want to ask.

Book Club Conversation: Porter Braswell, “Let Them See You: The Guide for Leveraging Your Diversity at Work”

Journalist Vaishali Jain is in conversation with Porter Braswell, author of Let Them See You: The Guide for Leveraging Your Diversity at Work. In his book, Porter chronicles how the majority-culture workplace evolved and why it’s a business imperative to have a more diverse workforce.

Do you understand the obstacles minorities and people of color face? Porter advises people to take advantage of the spotlight effect. Good readers or listeners acknowledge your reality. Barriers then can remove barriers. Education is key.

Introduction to Micro-Credentials: Agile Hybrid Project Pro

Samantha Mulford (Micro-Credential Product Specialist, PMI) and Laura Lazzerini (Head of International Project Management Department, Deutsche Telekom Group) introduced the Agile Hybrid Project Pro micro-credential. Whether you have extensive hands-on experience with Agile and Hybrid projects or an understanding of the principles, Agile Hybrid Project Pro micro-credential verifies your skillset and increases your value to employers in 19 modules on a variety of topics. It will take 6.5-12 hours to complete. Passing the exam will give you 13 PDUs and a digital badge.

The Need for a Vision, Strategy, and Resources to Support Organizational Transformation

Transformation refers to an organization achieving a sustainable quantum-leap improvement in performance while transforming the mindsets of employees and thus the culture of the organization. In this plenary, we will share how leaders successfully bring transformation to their organizations.

Carrie McNish (Transformation Delivery Leader, KPMG, LLC), Tahirou Assane Oumarou
(Director, Brightline Initiative), and Michael DePrisco (Chief Operating Officer, PMI) share their insights on organizational transformation challenges. A clear vision, governance, an agile way of working, and a customer experience at the center of the transformational journey are crucial.