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Video Diary: PMI Global Congress North America, 23 October 2011

This episode of my video diary from Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, covers Day 1 of PMI's Global Congress North America. Thanks to Brenda for taking part in this video. The speaker whose name she can't remember is John Furlong, CEO of the Vancouver Organizing Committee, who spearheaded the 2010 Olympic ... READ the POST

Video Diary: PMI LIM, 21 October 2011

This video shows what happened on my first day at the PMI Leadership Institute Meeting in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas. Typically, just when I'm talking about there not being any pedestrians, one walks by. I have also found out about why there are so many Christmas decorations already up: the ... READ the POST

In Memoriam: Eric Jenett, PMI Founder

Eric Jenett, founder member of PMI and PMI Fellow, died yesterday aged 88. Mr Jenett was the very first person to become a PMP. He received a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and then spent much of his career with Brown and Root in Houston, Texas. He was also a ... READ the POST

PMI EMEA Congress Round up

PMI Global Congress EMEA was attended by 808 people from 54 countries. The countries that sent the most delegates were the United States (weird for a European event, but someone I spoke to said it was a good networking opportunity), the U.K., Ireland, Italy and Germany. I also met people from the ... READ the POST

Project management in schools: two case studies

Last week I wrote about what the PMI Educational Foundation does. One of the missions of PMIEF is to build project management skills in young people and teachers, better equipping students for the future. How exactly does it do that? At PMI’s EMEA Leadership Institute Meeting in Dublin in 2011, two ... READ the POST


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