UNY-PMI membership is comprised of about 500+ professionals from dozens of companies and a wide variety of industries. The diversity of the UNY Chapter provides an environment for learning about all aspects of project management and networking across industries.
Welcome to the PMI Upstate New York Chapter
February 2016 Dinner Meeting
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
First & Goal: Building a Winning Team to Score a “Touchdown
Creating an interdisciplinary team with the right mix of skills is essential to the successful execution of a project. In order to lead a project team towards a common "goal", the project manager must understand their role as team "coach" and how to best foster collaboration by utilizing the strengths of the "players" on the field.
This interactive presentation will provide insight and instruction on the importance of understanding how team roles can improve team performance and overall project success.
March 2016 Dinner Meeting
Project Management – Vision Plan for ITS, the Future in Project Management Disciplines in NYS
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Chris Lloyd is the Chief Portfolio Officer for the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS) and oversees the ITS Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO). The EPMO was established in 1999 to serve ITS and other NYS agencies in the role of a Project Management (PM) Center of Excellence, providing expert PM services, Project Portfolio Management and the issuance and maintenance of PM standards and policies. The EPMO is dedicated to increasing and sustaining project success for ITS and our partner agencies, participating in PM best practices, committees and workgroups.
Chris' presentation will cover Project Management and the vision plan for ITS, the future in Project Management disciplines in NYS, and addressing common issues of interest, including management of agency project portfolios, controlling large-scale programs, and delivering lasting value to stakeholders and partners.
PMI UNY Program Committees
PMI UNY Program Committees
Please click on the following link to view the PMI UNY Organizational Structure
If you are interested in the program committee member opportunities, please visit the following page: PMI UNY Program Committee Members
April 2016 Dinner Meeting
Finding More Joy In Life
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
We all think the secret to finding more joy in our lives lies 'out there' somewhere. Benita Zahn shares the secrets of leading a happier, more fulfilled life by looking in the nooks and crannies of our own lives. In short, shop in your own closet to find more joy.
Bring your 'funny bone' to this conversation because laughter truly is the best medicine.