November 2017 Print

Christmas Party

WA PMI 

CHRISTMAS PARTY

THURSDAY 14TH DEC 2017

AT

THE __PLATFORM

Please join us for an evening of fun, festivities, nibbles, drinks and a fun quiz at our new trial venue The___Platform

December 14, 2017

5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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The Platform
Level 3, 256 Adelaide Terrace
Perth, WA 6000
http://www.theplatform.space
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Please note this is now Thursday the 14th Dec NOT Wednesday 13th as previously advertised. If you have already registered please re-register. 

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Chapter Business

Perth Stadium Featured in PMNetwork November 2017

Fan Appreciation

Perth Stadium's project team took a view from the seats to ensure satisfaction. 

"Approximately 90% of the ideas proposed by the fans were incorporated into the project brief" Ronnie Hurst - Perth Stadium, Read more here.

 

CHAPTER METTING - November 2017

Project management challenges associated with Perth Stadium

In November's Chapter Meeting Nadia presented a case study on the project management challenges associated with Perth Stadium including interface challenges. The importance of rigorous project definition, procurement strategy and contract principles for setting projects up for success - using Perth Stadium and other project examples.

The multi-purpose 60,000 seat Perth Stadium will be a world-class venue when it officially opens on 21 January 2018. 

 

It Pays to Be WAPMI Volunteer - Just Ask Our Finance Director!

WAPMI is delighted to announce we have just joined PMI's Global 500 Club, which means we have given out over $500 worth of complimentary memberships to the volunteers who run our Chapter, as a small thank you, for all the work they do.  As a Volunteer Run Global Organisation PMI Global then gives us a $500 pat on the back for this, as our Global Parent recognises that a strong volunteers base is how we make everything happen for you, our members.

If you are interested in being a PMI Volunteer either locally, nationwide or globally, please register your interest via http://wapmi.org.au/volunteering or contact our Volunteering Associate Director, Amy Sullivan, to understand what opportunities are available, via amy.sullivan@wapmi.org.au.

 

 

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Ted for Project Managers

Try Something New for 30 Days

Is there something you've always meant to do, wanted to do, but just ... haven't? Matt Cutts suggests: Try it for 30 days. This short, lighthearted talk offers a neat way to think about setting and achieving goals.

A 3D-printed jumbo jet?

Designer Bastian Schaefer shows off a speculative design for the future of jet planes, with a skeleton inspired by strong, flexible, natural forms and by the needs of the world's, ahem, growing population. Imagine an airplane that's full of light and space -- and built up from generative parts in a 3D printer.

 

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Feature Article

Project Management articles

The Best Hiring Secrets From An Expert Interviewer

We spoke with world-renowned interviewer and New York Timesbest-selling author, Cal Fussman. He has a knack for asking all the right questions to really get to know someone, and shares his best tips for HR to ensure that they hire the right candidates. Read more here.

 

The 4 Secret Ingredients to Pass the CAPM Exam

If you are new to project management or are considering a career in project management, consider obtaining your CAPM® certification. When you first take a look at A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) it may be a bit overwhelming, but don’t worry! Here are four factors to help you figure out and start your way to passing the CAPM exam.. Read more 
The 4 Secret Ingredients to Pass the CAPM Exam

Risk management is often discussed, but it is amazing how few project managers truly embrace the process. Sure, they think about project risks and the like, but too few really create a risk management plan and process for monitoring and managing it. Maybe this is due to a false sense of control, or perhaps a lack of understanding on how to formalise a risk management process into project work plans and project communication plans. Read more here.

 

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WA PMI Board Sponsor

The Project Management Institute Western Australia Chapter would like to acknowledge and thank our valued Sponsors, who have assisted in the development of the chapter and provide services to benefit our membership. Thank You!

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