Public Announcements

 

PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Logo Apparel now Available to Order

Participants at the 2018 Professional Development Day event on Oct 19, 2018 expressed interest in ordering logo apparel.  These polo shirts were made available for a short time with pick-up arranged at the event.  We're offering it again, this time with pick-up at the General Membership Meeting & Luncheon on February 13, 2019 at The Plaza Club.  If you'd like to order but can't make it to the event, you may proceed to order -  please also email to Membership Director to arrange for alternative pick-up.  We do not have means to ship at this time.  

If you order by Jan 31, 2019, you may pick up your apparel at the Member Lunch on Feb 13.   

 

 

PMI-PBA® Exam Prep Course – Spring 2019!

Earn your PMI-PBA® Certification and fuel your project-based career!

Champagne Collaborations Inc is offering PMI Honolulu Hawaii Chapter members a great discount on this course!

Come join Jamie Champagne and prepare yourself to take (and pass!) the Project Management Institute’s Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA®) and give yourself a key lever for driving your project-based professional career forward with your business analysis skills!

About the Certification

The certification is a way to show you have the knowledge required for successful projects that focuses on defining requirements, ensuring successful project outputs, and managing changes. The exam has been updated to align with The PMI Guide to Business Analysis, PMI®’s standard for business analysis as the certification articulates those skills that deliver successful requirements, therefore ensuring successful project outcomes.

Who Should Get Their Certification

The certification is for those business analysis professionals who work on project-based work to deliver change initiatives for their organizations. It is also a great next step in your professional career for those project professionals who have already earned their PMP® and find themselves managing requirements and changes on their projects.

Other Offers found here:  RESOURCES FOR MEMBERS


 

 

Happy New Year from PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter! Here's what's in store for the new year.

Hauoli Makahiki Hou!

From: PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Chapter.

We're kicking off the new year with new events and revamped current events to bring you even more member value and engagement.


NEW MONTHLY Event:  FREE VIRTUAL ROUNDTABLE vIA Webinar "PM Talk with Kane Ng-Osorio"

January 10th kicked off our first of a series of monthly webinars.  This is a free event with PDU that will be reported for chapter members who register and attend.  The webinar is conducted by Kane Ng-Osorio on various topics.  First topic in January was "Virtual Roundtable PM Talk: Cloud based project and portfolio management tools".  This inaugural session was extermely well attended...  there were 32 attendees who dialed in and watched the screen sharing.  We're looking forward to future sessions.

Kane is the Past President for the chapter, having served as President in 2018 and Vice President in 2017.  He also served as Special Projects Director in prior years. 

Open to the public.  Register for future events or check out what's coming here:  WEBINAR EVENT LINK.

If you're a chapter member, or if you have signed up for our email blasts, you'll get a personal invite.  Feel free to request topics to discuss.

 


NEW SPECIAL EVENT:  PAU HANA WITH SPEAKER

Jeremy Knudson, Product Line Specialist at ServiceNow will be speaking on "Transforming the PMO office with ServiceNow" at a FREE sponsored Pau Hana (drinks and light pupus included) for attendees.  Deadline to register is tomorrow Jan 11.  Event will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Amuse Wine Bar.

A potential PDU event (members will need to self report).

 


PMI HONOLULU HAWAII CHAPTER GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING & LUNCHEON - JAN 16 2019

Continuing our successful monthly membership meeting and luncheon!  We're kicking off 2019 with Cori Chang, OCM Lead, State of Hawaii speaking on "Embracing the Role of Change Leader".  This is a Strategic & Business Management PDU for those who register and attend.  Chapter members enjoy added benefit of having their PDU reported for them by the Programs Team.

This event is held at The Plaza Club, 20th Floor.

Open to the public.  If you're a chapter member, or if you have signed up for our email blasts, you'll get a personal invite.  If you're interested in speaking at one of these lunches, please contact our Programs Director at Programs@pmihnl.org.

Register by January 11 for early bird rate.

 


Breakfast Roundtable has moved to Ala Moana - Jan 23, 2019

This month our Breakfast Roundtable will be on Jan 23, but subsequent months it will be back on the usual schedule on the 2nd Wednesday.

Location is hosted by The Microsoft Store at Ala Moana.  This is part 1 of a four part series on Microsoft Project. The series is for people new to MS Project and new to using any PM software. The series will include: 1) Developing and entering a WBS, 2) Gantt and Network Diagram, 3) Budget by Output and Budget by Resource, and 4) Tracking. The project information will be entered and calculated in MS Project and then transferred to MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint for distribution. It is a minimalist approach, but quick and effective.  

Open to the public.  This is a FREE event.  This will provide attendees a Technical PDU credit (members will need to self report).  Light refreshment will be provided.  Limited seating.  If you have MS Project, we invite you to bring your laptops to take advantage of a hands-on opportunity to learn along with the session.

 


SPRING 2019 PMP EXAM PREP COURSE (HONOLULU) - March 4, 2019

The PMP Exam Prep course begins with the Spring Session and is open now for registration. Runs [March 4, 2019] to [April 11, 2019] Thirteen Course Meetings, 3 hour sessions, Mondays from 6pm - 9pm and Thursdays from 6pm - 9pm.  Venue will be at the HMSA building, 818 Keeaumomu Street, Honolulu.  Includes instruction materials and a copy of the PMBOK 6.0.

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But Wait!  There's More!

Coming soon

  • PMI-PBA Exam Prep
  • New Member Orientation
  • Volunteer Appreciation and Recruitment Event

 


PMI Honolulu Hawaii Featured in PMI TODAY - January 2019

In case you missed it, PMIHNL was featured in the Chapters section in the PMI Today publication for January 2019.  This publication is available to PMI members via PMI.org.  

2018 President Kane Ng-Osorio wrote and submitted the article along with other contributors (Mahalo Raji Sivaraman for your help).

It includes a brief summary of the 2018 PMI Region 7 Leader Summit held in Honolulu, the 20th Anniversary of the Chapter and our celebrations, as well as the 2018 Professional Development Day held in October.

Read the entire article and watch the 20th Anniversary "Early Years" video by clicking Read More below.

 

 

 

 

 


And a word on behalf of our Sponsor.

Check out our Annual Sponsor UH Manoa Outreach College Programs in Business and Project Management.  (Click on the image below)

Courses:

0025 - Project Management Basics
0026 - Business Process Improvement
0028 - Agile Project Management
0029 - Project Management and Leadership
0030 - Project Execution and Management
0031 - Building a High Performance Team
0032 - Project Schedule and Risk Management
0033 - Procurement Management

Certificates:

Certificate of Project Management

 


Free Event

Tom Crea, Leadership Speaker, Author, and Coach who was also a keynote speaker at the 2018 PMI Region 7 Leadership Summit, is offering a FREE webinar.

Relate & Communicate: Building Bridges and Connecting with Others

Wednesday January 16th, at 7pm ET (2pm Hawaii Time)

"Seating" is limited.

 


 

 

2018 PMI HONOLULU, HAWAII CHAPTER PROJECT MANAGER OF THE YEAR AND FOR PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARDS

PMI HONOLULU, HAWAII CHAPTER AWARDS ANNOUNCED FOR PROJECT MANAGER OF THE YEAR AND FOR PROJECT OF THE YEAR FOR 2018

By Ben Yuan, PMP, Professional Development Director and Dave Grady, PMP, Awards Committee Lead

The Honolulu Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) presented its awards for Project of the Year and for Project Manager of the Year at its 2018 Annual Meeting on November 16th at Oahu Country Club. The award for Project of the Year went to Curt Rutola for leading Hawaiian Electric’s ERP/EAM Implementation Project. The Project Manager of the Year went to Aman Kaur, PMP, Hawaiian Airlines Sr. Project Manager.

2018 Project of the Year: Hawaiian Electric – ERP/EAM Implementation Project

Project of the Year

PMI Honolulu’s “Project of the Year” is awarded to the Hawaii project manager whose exemplary project management practices and team leadership helped overcome obstacles and ensure project success.

2018 Project of the Year winner:  Curt Rutola, ERP/EAM Implementation, Hawaiian Electric

Project Manager of the Year

PMI Honolulu “Project Manager of the Year” is awarded to the Hawaii project manager who best represents the chapter’s dedication to outstanding performance, effective leadership, advancement of the profession, and project best practices.

2018 Project Manager of the Year winner: Aman Kaur, PMP, Hawaiian Airlines

For more information about the winners, nominees and to download their submission (available to chapter members only), click here.

This years PMI HNL awards committee consisted of Dave Grady (Committee Lead), Christian Gonzalez, and Ben Yuan.

Questions or inquiries may be directed to Professional Development Director.

 

PMI Honolulu, Hawaii Logo Apparel is Available to Order

We've brought back the PMIHNL logo apparel!

Participants at the 2018 Professional Development Day event on Oct 19, 2018 expressed interest in ordering logo apparel.  These polo shirts were made available for a short time with pick-up arranged at the event.  We're offering it again, this time with pick-up at the Annual Dinner on Nov 16 at the Oahu Country Club.  If you'd like to order but can't make it to the Annual Dinner, you may proceed to order -  please also email to Communications Director to arrange for alternative pick-up.  We do not have means to ship at this time.  Note:  The Annual Dinner is our last chapter event of the year, so if you'd like to pick-up at a future chapter event, the earliest will be in January 2019.

If you order by Nov 6, 2018, you may pick up your apparel at the Annual Dinner on Nov 16.   

 

Looking For a PMP Exam Prep Study Group?

PMP Exam Prep Study Group

Seeking study group partners for an upcoming PMP Exam?

Sign-Up Here!  As requested by members via the membership survey sent out earlier this year, we're facilitating a study group gathering!  Fill out the form to get started.

Planned Process:

  • Collect sign-ups
  • Share contact information with study group seekers
  • Facillitate initial meeting with participants
  • Allow group to self-manage

 

This program is still new.  We're hoping it provides what our members requested:  a means to form a study group.  We will assess whether the effort is beneficial to become a regular program.  

Any questions, feel free to contact us via the Contact Us page.

Mahalo!