|Program Number: C020-21102014
Program Title: Requirements
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ
meeting slides can be downloaded.
Take a first-hand look behind the scenes look at how a certification is created.
Our presenter spent nearly two years on the Steering Committee for Requirements
Management. The results of Requirements Management related initiatives
include: a new certification for Professional Business Analysis, a new Practice
Guide for Requirements Management, a new Practice Guide for Business Analysis,
and online communities including a collective Requirements Management Center
of Excellence. Come hear about the rigor and discipline that comes
to bear with this new certification, how the PBA was born, some of the roadblocks
and tough decisions, and the outcome. Understand the process that was
undertaken for the PBA certification, what you need to do if you wish to
obtain this designation, and also the many ways you can get involved.
Beth Ouellette, The Ouellette Group CEO, partners with clients across
the globe implementing value-added Portfolio, Program and Project Management
best practices. Her unique blend of business management and technology
skills enable successful establishment and running corporate-wide PMOs, with
the emphasis on linking to and accomplishing strategic initiatives of the
organization. She is an in-demand facilitator and trainer for clients across
the globe, with hands-on experience in the following industries: finance,
insurance, energy, retail, utility, telecom, manufacturing, small business,
Her PMI volunteer history includes a 3-year term (2008-2010) on the
PMINYC BoD: president (2009), PMI Global Awards Committee, Content
Integration Analyst (CIA): anniversary-edition of the PMBOK® Guide, Program,
Portfolio and OPM3 standards, and service on several other Standards committees.
She is currently Knowledge Management Lead on PMI’s Requirements Management
Community of Practice.
She holds an MBA in Finance - Stern School of Business Management,
a Computer Engineering AA from Greenville Technical College, SC, and a BA
in teaching from Eastern Michigan University.
Beth holds the PMP® and PgMP® certifications.
Career Networking LCI:
Topic: How To Be a GREAT Job Candidate!
Wondering how to establish a solid relationship with
your recruiter? Based on a 30-year career of sterling results, Sue McLean
of The Connors Group will share with us her expert tips on traversing today's
job-search landscape, including resume preparation, avoiding common resume
mistakes, asking the right questions in interviews, and how best to follow-up
AFTER the interview. Don’t miss this enlightening program. Sue will be happy
to address your specific concerns afterwards.
Remember to bring your business cards!
Topic: Meet & Greet
The NJ PMO LCI Core Team will have a "Meet &
Greet" Networking Event prior to the monthly meeting. The meeting will be
held outside the main meeting room. This will be a great opportunity to meet
other PMO Professionals in the area, who share similar interests in Project,
Program and Portfolio Management.