September 2019
Upcoming Events
The Robots Are Coming - How to Manage an RPA Project

Wednesday, September 18th, 5:30 - 8:00 PM
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is one of the most promising areas of technology to emerge in recent years. Unlike some other technologies that are more hype than reality, RPA is ready for prime time. In this session, Dan Johnson will dive into the subtle differences needed to successfully manage an RPA project, and recommend how to strategically implement this exciting technology.   Click Here to Register
Featured Article:
Forbes.com - courtesy of contentgems
Cybersecurity Readiness:
A Must-Have For Digital Transformation Success

Enterprises today are facing challenges that drive them to embrace new technologies and applications. Those choices drive decision-making strategies based on hard data and real-time situational analysis and rely less on pure gut instincts.  Read more
Come Escape the Room
with PMI NYC!  

Wednesday, September 25th,
5:00 - 8:00 PM
Exit Escape Room NYC is the highest rated escape room venue featuring the most immersive, interactive and thrilling escape games in New York City. 

Come join PMI NYC colleagues for an "escape the room" and networking event.   

The Project Manager in the Boardroom

Wednesday, October 16th,
5:30 - 8:00 PM
Today’s leaders consistently look for ways to increase their effectiveness and efficiency through ongoing education and certifications… but what if you already had a secret weapon? Come find out what important aspects you can leverage from your formal project management background for senior-level leadership.
2019 PMINYC Board Elections!
PMINYC Nominations will open soon

  • Vice President of Communications and Technology
  • Vice President of Finance 
  • Vice President of Outreach
  • Vice President of Programs
 
The nomination process is scheduled to begin Monday September 16 and end Friday October 4. Information about the process will be shared at the September Chapter Meeting and by email.
Recent Events

On August 8th, PMINYC presented a project management introductory session to high school students from Big Brothers & Big Sisters of New York City. Manik Jain and Robert Orndoff presented and made certain the presentation was executed as planned. It was followed by a Q&A with two experienced project managers and PMI members, Jérôme Bridgeman and Cathy Dolan-Schweitzer. Read more

In mid-August, PMINYC Outreach organized a team that helped to beautify NYC. We joined Central Park Conservancy's large-scale horticulture and maintenance project to remove invasive plants from Central Park's grounds. We are lucky to have a team of dedicated volunteers who join, care and give back to NYC. Read more
Growth Opportunities
 Get Involved -
Make a Difference!
Volunteering is a great way to get to know new people, network, take on new challenges, further develop your leadership skills, and know you’ve helped your chapter get better. Finding volunteer opportunities on the website is easy:  click here to check the latest openings. If you don’t see exactly what you are interested in, write us at  Volunteering@pminyc.org  to discuss other options.
Mentoring Corner

Do you have what it takes to be a Mentor? PMINYC is looking for a few good mentors!

If you have your PMP or PgMP certification and have an hour each month to share your life lessons with an early career project manager, we’d love to hear from you! Please apply at  our web page
or e mail us at mentoring@pminyc.org  
Community | Education | Enrichment
PMI Credential Study Groups

Do you know about Study Groups? If you will be taking the PMP exam soon, our next cycle starts on August 14th. Sign up now for the PMP Study Group program to prepare for the exam.

Check the PMP Study Group Homepage to read more about the program and see the latest schedule or click here to sign up.


Share Your Content in the Newsletter!
Do you have a PM-related blog or website? Would you like to share your ideas with your PMINYC colleagues? Reach out to us at newsletter@pminyc.org
and let us help you spread the word!
 Member Orientation
(refresher for continuing members)
Tuesday, September 24th, 8:00pm

How can you get the most value from your membership? This free webinar will review chapter programs and ways that membership can help you meet your objectives.

Note- New members would get a $10 coupon for PMI Chapter meeting by attending the webinar. See you there!  Read more
Sponsors
Upcoming PMINYC and Area Chapter Events
Join the PMINYC discussions.
September 17th Meeting
Transitioning from Waterfall to SAFe®-An Insider’s View to Leading a $50 Million SAFe® Program
September 11th Meeting
 September 2019 Open Board Meeting

PMINYC Toastmasters
International Club
Meetings are the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 pm.

For information about the club go to https://www.meetup.com/PMINYC-Toastmasters or contact PMINYCToastmasters@gmail.com /