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Future Meetings

PMP & CAPM Exam Review September - October 2017

September 23, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Providence Health & Services Conference Room: Vancouver Rooms B & C
1801 Lind Ave SW
Renton, WA

This instructor led interactive hands-on exam review enables practitioner’s to sit for the PMP or CAPM exam.

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PMO Roundtable

September 25, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Russell Investments Center
1301 2nd Avenue, 18th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

In our first meeting of the season, we’ll start with the basics and the heart of the matter – A broad-ranging review and discussion on everything PMO. Why start one, and how do you do it?

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The Agile PMO (Project Management Office)

September 29, 2017
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

With the new paradigm brought by Agile and Lean, how is a Project Management Office, PMO, still relevant?

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Mix and Learn | Self Leadership - An Agile Leaders Secret to Leading Others well

October 11, 2017
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hotel 116 - Coast Bellevue
625 116th Ave NE,
Bellevue, WA 98004
https://www.coasthotels.com/

Join us for our signature networking event, meet hiring managers, prospects and learn about Agile Leadership Secrets from Vibhu Srinivasan, Co-Founder and Director, Solutions IQ (Now Accenture)

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PMO Roundtable

October 23, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Russell Investments Center
1301 2nd Avenue, 18th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

What is your PMO strategy? Are you in synch and relevant to your customers?

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Agile Sprint Series: Full Package (all 4 Series)

October 24, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

This four-part series is a great introduction to successful Agile implementation!

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Agile Sprint Series Part 1 - Envisioning and Foundation Design Workshop

October 24, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

Envisioning and Foundation Design is the most critical phase of an Agile Project. All projects, whether Agile or traditional, needs to ensure a great foundation at the start of the project before proceeding to the Scrum and sprints.

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Agile Sprint Series Part 2 - Agile Release Project Planning Workshop

November 01, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

Complete project planning is often overlooked in many teams using the Scrum process

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Agile Sprint Series Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint Planning Workshop

November 08, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

Planning Workshop The sprint is at the heart of an effective Agile lifecycle yet many teams struggle to deliver a sprint successfully

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PSPMI Mix and Learn - November 9th, 2017

November 09, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
11211 Main St.
BELLEVUE, WA 98004
https://www.redlion.com/bellevue

You are invited to Puget Sound PMI's signature networking event, which enables managers to share ideas and form relationships in their community and with hiring companies. Engage in discussions with peers on topics of technical project management, leaders

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Agile Sprint Series Part 4 - User Story Workshop

November 15, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

Successful projects require an effective method for defining and understanding requirements

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PMO Roundtable

November 27, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Russell Investments Center
1301 2nd Avenue, 18th Floor
Seattle, WA 98101

Facilitating Portfolio Management is a common service provided by most PMOs. However, like an investment manager for hire, if your portfolio fails to perform, your customer may find someone else!

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Lean Weekend

December 02, 2017
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA

Lean and Kanban are superb techniques for delivering projects, eliminating waste in existing processes, adding visibility and transparency to project management

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Q4 - 2017 Chapter Dinner Meeting and Holiday Party - December 7th, 2017

December 07, 2017
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Red Lion Hotel Bellevue
11211 Main St.
BELLEVUE, WA 98004
https://www.redlion.com/bellevue

You are invited to Puget Sound PMI's year end Q4 - 2017 Chapter Dinner Meeting and Holiday Party.

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Leading SAFe 4.5 - Certified Scaled Agilist 2 Day Worshop

January 10, 2018 8:00 AM to January 11, 2018 5:00 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Would you like to take your Agile skills to a higher level and learn how to use Agile on a large scale with multiple teams? Then this Leading SAFe® (Scaled Agile Framework) workshop is for you.

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PMO Roundtable - Annual Dashboard & Metrics Meeting

January 22, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

How do you keep track of your project's status? How do you present the health of your portfolio to leadership? It’s important to strike a balance between regularly promoting your PMOs contribution to your organization to ensure its continued existence, b

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PMP & CAPM Exam Review Spring 2018

February 17, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

T-Mobile Headquarters
3617 131st Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98006

Get the essential preparation required to pass PMIs certification exams. Learn how to qualify and apply for the PMP and CAPM exams

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PMO Roundtable - PMO Resource Management Best Practices

February 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

How do the best companies and Government PMOs manage their resources?  Are there benefits to managing resources within a PMO, or is that best kept separate?

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PMO Roundtable - PMO Standard Tools and Templates – Best Practices

March 26, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

Has your PMO settled on some great in-house or vendor software tools to help you manage your projects, programs and portfolios?

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Agile Sprint Series 2018: Full Package (all 4 Series)

April 04, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

This four-part series is a great introduction to successful Agile implementation! You can attend all four parts of this series at a discounted rate by registering on this page. Also, attendees of the four-part series will receive a discount for the ACP Ce

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Agile Sprint Series Part 1 - Envisioning and Foundation Design Workshop

April 04, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Envisioning and foundation design is the most critical phase of an Agile Project. All projects, whether Agile or traditional, needs to ensure a great foundation at the start of the project before proceeding to the Scrum and sprints. This workshop shows yo

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Agile Sprint Series Part #2 - Agile Project Release Planning Workshop

April 11, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Complete project planning is often overlooked in many teams using the Scrum process. Some teams just plan for the near term and some just plan from sprint to sprint. At the end of the day, management, stakeholders, and the team need a long-term vision for

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Agile Sprint Series Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint Planning Workshop

April 18, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

The sprint is at the heart of an effective Agile lifecycle yet many teams struggle to deliver a sprint successfully. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the keys to successfully plan, deliver, and review a healthy sprint. This training is divided

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PMO Roundtable - Preferred PMO Methodologies – Lean? Six Sigma? Agile? Critical Chain? Waterfall? Hybrid?

April 23, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

What methodology does your PMO use? Has your PMO gone fully Agile? Still Waterfall? Somewhere in between (“Wagile”)?

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Agile Sprint Series 2018 Part 4 - User Story Workshop

April 25, 2018
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

Workshop Successful projects require an effective method for defining and understanding requirements. User stories allow us to gather and define requirements in a language that the business and project team can both comprehend.

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PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner – Certification Preparation Class

May 18, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St.
Mercer Island, WA 98040
http://www.mercergov.org/Page.asp?NavID=1951

The PMI-ACP® is our fastest growing certification, and it’s no wonder. Organizations that are highly agile and responsive to market dynamics complete more of their projects successfully than their slower-moving counterparts — 75 percent versus 56 percent

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PMO Roundtable - Establishing and maintaining a PMO culture

May 21, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

What makes your PMO tick? The personality of each PMO and its PMs reflects its people, the company and its culture. What type of PMO are you?

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PMO Roundtable

June 25, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

TBD

At the end of every PMO Roundtable Season, we leave the June topic TBD until we can gauge the needs and the interests of our participants

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