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PMI Portland – Chapter Meeting
March 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PMI Portland Chapter holds a Chapter meeting for members and non-members on the third Tuesday of the month, September through June. Chapter meetings include an educational presentation, networking hour, new member welcome meeting, dinner, and a keynote presentation. Speakers come from Project Management related disciplines across the spectrum and the meetings have proven to be valuable time spent by all attendees. Project Managers with PMI certifications can earn 2 PDUs for each Chapter meeting attended.
Keynote Presentation – Shelly Ridder
Conversational Ballgames: How You Speak and Listen Unknowingly Impacts Project Teams
Everyone knows that good communication on project teams is key to results. What they don’t realize is how culture and “cultural layering” impacts the way they think this communication should happen. Most also overlook that culture can include not only country and language, but also the region, family, gender, age, and conversational style.
This interactive presentation addresses 4 “Conversational Ballgames” that determine the “game style” people use to speak and listen, as well as the “rules of the game” they unknowingly apply when interacting with others. The presentation illuminates how differing games can impact the expectations and assumptions that result in conflict and a loss of trust. In turn, it can undermine the success of project teams, particularly those with other cross-cultural factors.
Educational Presentation – TBD
Doubletree Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon
Pick up your parking voucher at the registration table–Parking is FREE!
Chapter Meeting includes Educational presentation, Keynote presentation and meal.
Regular Pricing: 2/26/2019 – 3/14/2019
- Non-members $45
- Chapter Members $25
- Chapter Student Members $10
Late Fee Pricing: Starts 3/15/2019
- Add $15 to the pricing above