The Leader
Mar. 19, 2014

PMI OVOC Annual Business Meeting and Dinner

Hot off the press! Registration is now open so take advantage of early bird specials for the upcoming PMI OVOC ABM Meeting and Dinner! Don't miss out on this great networking event! Please click here for your personal event invitation from Derek Hughes, President of PMI OVOC!

The Annual Business Meeting and Dinner will be held at the Delta Hotel complex in downtown Ottawa on May 2nd, 2014. This is the foremost event in the calendar where members have an excellent opportunity to learn everything there is to know about the Chapter. Attendees can meet Board Members and there will be the opportunity to find out about the Chapter's future planned events. The upcoming plans, in terms of the direction that the Chapter will be taking in the short and medium term, will be explained. Members can offer their influence toward future Chapter business and plans as well as having the opportunity to hear from the out-going President, the exceptional Derek Hughes.

Thereafter the ABM Dinner will provide an excellent networking opportunity for all attendees (members & guests) where the captivating Francine Provost will deliver an engaging keynote speech.

TO REGISTER for the ABM (members meeting and/or dinner), click here .More

PMI OVOC BYLAWS: Note to Members

In order to conform to PMI Global standards, the PMI OVOC chapter bylaws have been amended to follow PMI Global's new standard for chapter bylaws. The amended Chapter by-laws found in the link below, are proposed by the 2013 Board of Directors. It is a requirement from PMI Global that all chapters follow this standard formatting of their by-laws. Amendments are highlighted in yellow.

Members, please click on the link below to review the proposed amended chapter by-laws (see Version 6.1 - January 2014) and be prepared to cast your ratification vote at the Annual Business Meeting on Friday, May 2, 2014. PMI OVOC Chapter Bylaws Changes More

PMI OVOC Exam Prep Study Groups: 1st Quarter, 2014 Dates

Abdallah Abi-Aad is once again the facilitator of these popular, informative sessions. If interested in participating, please contact Abdallah directly at

Current Scheduled Sessions:
Mar 19, Apr 2, Apr 16, Apr 30
Logistics: Time: 6-8 p.m., Location: communicated later to participants, Number of participants: 3-5 per session
• Help participants understand the PMBOK® knowledge areas using the Process Groups flow
• Answer participants' questions related to the PMP exam or 5th PMBOK® knowledge areas
• Discuss areas where participants need clarification or help
• Review PMP practice questions More

PMI OVOC: Professional Development Opportunity for PMPs

Attend a PMP Prep Session and earn 4 PDUs
Professional development isn't a one-time thing — it should be a continuous part of your project management career. Make it a priority to assess and improve your skill set, and you'll increase your value to your organization and enhance your future career prospects. PMI OVOC is here to help you with your professional development. PMI recently released the PMBOK® Guide—Fifth Edition. With the new release there is an additional module (Stakeholder Management) as well as an extra 100 pages of material. PMI OVOC has introduced a program where, if you already have your PMP, you can attend individual modules of the PMI OVOC PMP Exam Preparation course and receive 4 PDUs per 4 hours. For more information on this unique opportunity please contact the registrar at More

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