Upcoming Events!

Past Meetings

November PSPMI Mix and Learn | Keynotes by Randy Barber and Dr. Mohammed Raei

November 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hilton Bellevue Hotel
300 112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.bellevuehilton.com

November PSPMI Mix and Learn | Keynotes by Randy Barber on “Super,Charged Leadership - Identifying and Breaking Boundaries to Success" and Dr. Mohammed Raei "An Introduction to Adaptive Leadership"

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2018 PSPMI Volunteer Appreciation Event

November 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Teatro Zinzanni
14100 NE 145th Street
Woodinville, WA 98072
https://zinzanni.com/seattle/shows/hollywood-vine/

Come an join us in celebrating your service to PMI and your local community of PMs. We appreciate you and everything you do in order to make our organization be as great as it is.

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The Agile PMO (Project Management Office)

November 10, 2018
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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

This one-day class will show why the PMO is still needed and where the traditional PMO artifacts and tools are used to maximize the positive impact of both the PMO and Agile/Lean for your company.

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Building a Supply Chain Network to Support Growth and Sustainability: Portfolio & Project Management and Supply Chain Strategy Deployment at REI

November 08, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Join us for our first joint event with the ISM-WW, and earn 1 PDU. We are excited to bring two leaders from REI to discuss project/portfolio management and supply chain strategy deployment.

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part 4 - User Story Workshop

October 26, 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

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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PMO Rountable - Strategy

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave, 40th Floor
Seattle, WA 98188

“The Importance of a PMO Strategy – Have You Thought About It?”

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint Planning Workshop

October 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 life cycle 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.

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October PSPMI Mix and Learn | Keynotes by Matt Millen and Joseph Flahiff

October 16, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Hilton Bellevue Hotel
300 112th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98004
http://www.bellevuehilton.com

October PSPMI Mix and Learn | Keynotes by Matt Millen on 3 ways to enhance your customer interactions, and by Joseph Flahiff on Accidental Micromanagement

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series: Part #2 - Agile Project Release Planning Workshop

October 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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PMP & CAPM Exam Review

October 06, 2018
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

Get the essential preparation required to pass PMIs certification exams. Learn how to qualify and apply for the PMP and CAPM exams; understand essential exam context; learn proven test taking strategies

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Agile 4-Part Autumn Series : Part #1 - Envisioning and Foundation Design Workshop

October 04, 2018
8:31 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 Autumn Series: Full Package

October 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.

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Leading with Cultural Intelligence: Essential Skills for Engaging Culturally Diverse Communities and Stakeholders

September 29, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

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

As our communities become increasingly more diverse and organizations are expected to do more to advance social equity and responsibility, the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to leadership is no longer sufficient to effectively engage

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PMO Rountable

September 24, 2018
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave, 40th Floor
Seattle, WA 98188

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

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PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practitioner – Certification Preparation Class

September 21, 2018 8:00 AM to September 22, 2018 5:30 PM

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

If you’re experienced using agile approaches, have good collaboration skills, eagerly embrace complexity and thrive on rapid response times, then your talents are in demand.

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September Chapter Dinner - Project Cost Estimation Deep-dive by Palisade Corp.

September 12, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Please join us for Puget Sound PMI's (Q3 - 2018) Chapter Dinner Meeting and keynote by Fernando Hernandez, Palisade, Inc on Project Cost Estimation.

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Annual PSPMI Rattlesnake Lake Ledge Hike and Potluck Picnic

July 28, 2018
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Rattlesnake Lake Ledge
17905 Cedar Falls Rd SE
North Bend, WA 98045
https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/rattle-snake-ledge

Join us for a slow-moderate paced hike followed by a potluck picnic. Get to know your peer management professionals, outside of the walls!

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July PPM Happy Hour @ Frolik, Motif Hotel, Seattle, WA

July 24, 2018
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Frolik Kitchen+Cocktails @ Motif, Seattle
1415 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101
https://www.destinationhotels.com/frolik-seattle

Join us for the PSPMI Happy Hour, for the PPMs by the PPMs!

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Annual Business Meeting and Chapter Dinner - June 2018 | Keynotes by Tim Runcie, President of Advisicon; and Andrea Anderson and Rodney Wheeler of United Way

June 28, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Seattle Hilton
1301 6th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/washington/hilton-seattle-SEASHHF/index.html

Please join us for the Annual Business Meeting followed by enlightening keynotes by the renowned author, speaker, and trainer, Tim Runcie of Advisicon; and Andrea Anderson, Director of United Way.

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PMO Roundtable - (1) State of the PMO and (2) What’s in your BOK [Body of Knowledge, Base of Knowledge]?

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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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PSPMI Happy Hour @ Acme bowl, Tukwila, WA

June 19, 2018
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Acme Bowl in Tukwila (near the South-center Mall)
100 Andover Park West
Tukwila, WA 98188
https://www.acmebowl.com/

Join us for the PSPMI Happy Hour, for the PPMs by the PPMs!

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May Chapter Meeting | Best Practices Project and Portfolio Management in the Microsoft Cloud

May 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

Traditionally, Microsoft Project was the Project Managers task management and scheduling tool. Through years of innovation, Microsoft has evolved it into a complete end-to-end Project and Portfolio Management solutions that covers all the key building bl

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PMO Roundtable - Establishing and maintaining a PMO culture

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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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April Chapter Meeting Hosted by Northeastern University, Seattle | Enterprise Agility – Leadership Science? No, it’s Leadership Magic

April 23, 2018
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Northeastern University Seattle
401 Terry Ave N #103
Seattle, WA 98109
https://www.northeastern.edu/seattle/the-seattle-campus/

We are living in what is perhaps the most turbulent era of change that the free market has ever seen. Change is measured in days, not months or years any longer. The Third Wave of the Digital Age is radically transforming how goods and services are concei

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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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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 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

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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Agile Sprint Series Part 3 - The Ultimate Sprint 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

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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Agile Sprint Series Part #2 - Agile Project Release Planning 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

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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March Chapter Meeting | Pre-dinner Keynote: Agile Project Management, Not The “Silver Bullet” It’s Been Made Out To Be | Dinner Keynote: Applying Lean to Software Development Projects

March 29, 2018
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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

March Chapter Meeting | Pre-dinner Keynote: Agile Project Management, Not The “Silver Bullet” It’s Been Made Out To Be | Dinner Keynote: Applying Lean to Software Development Projects

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

March 28, 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

March 28, 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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PMO Roundtable - PMO Standard Tools and Templates – Best Practices

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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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PMO Roundtable - PMO Resource Management Best Practices

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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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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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Mix and Learn - February 15 2018 - Bellevue, WA | Essential SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Assessment

February 15, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) was designed to help enterprises deliver value continuously and more efficiently on a regular and predictable schedule, making them more Agile in the marketplace and more competitive in their industry.

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Mix and Learn - January 2018 - Bellevue, WA | Business and Immigration: Life in Uncertain Times

January 25, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

An evening of networking and learning. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and learn about the basics of Immigration laws, procedures and policies important for global enterprises and workforce in today's dynamic environment.

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PMO Roundtable - Annual Dashboard & Metrics Meeting

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

Seattle Municipal Tower
700 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98188

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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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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