Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR) Changes, Controversy,
January 19, 2016 - Hyatt Morristown
Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR) Changes, Controversy, and Challenges
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
|PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5
meeting slides can be downloaded.
The download also includes answers to questions asked at the meeting..
The CCR programchanged in December 2015, so you’ll want to understand what
you’ll need to do to maintain your PMI certification.
To put CCR into perspective, Beth Ouellette will provide us with an overview
of the PMI suite of credentials and will discuss how they are developed
and maintained with emphasis on what is in the pipeline. Those of
you who attended our October 2014 meeting know that she has a “behind-the-scenes”
perspective of the credential development process based on her involvement
with the development of the PMI Professional in Business Analysis certification
The session will discuss the details of the Continuing Certification Requirements
including the reasoning behind the recent updates, and of course, the revised
In addition, Beth will provide an update on the PMI certification for Professional
in Business Analysis, the Practice Guide for Requirements Management, and
the Business Analysis Practice Guide. You’ll especially want to join
us if you’re considering the PMI-PBA ®.
This will be a unique opportunity to gain an understanding of the theory,
rationale, and mechanics of defining and maintaining PMI’s professional
standards. Beth will entertain any questions and promises to take
back to PMI any items requested by the Chapter membership. As her
new role with the PMI Chapter Member Advisory Group (CMAG) begins the week
of our Chapter meeting, the timing is perfect for our chapter voice to be
Beth Ouellette, MBA, PMP, PgMP, PBA, Chief Executive Officer of The Ouellette
Group, works with teams across the globe implementing value-added Portfolio,
Program and Project Management best practices. She has built a multi-disciplinary
practice of Executive mentoring to discover you and your organizations potential,
Facilitating and Consulting to help you reveal and reemphasize possibilities
for success, and Conference and Seminar speaking and hosting to help you
renew and refresh your skills, knowledge and productivity.
Beth holds a Finance MBA from NYU’s Stern School, a BA in Education from
Eastern Michigan University, and an AA in Computer Programming from Greenville
Technical College. She is an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate
Program and School of Professional Studies where she provided the content
and partnered in the initiative to create a Project Management Certificate
Beth has been a PMI member since 2000 and an active PMI volunteer since
2006. She is serving on the Chapter Member Advisory Group 2016-2017,
she served on the Requirements Management Steering Committee Member 2012-2014,
Requirements Management Community of Practice Knowledge Management Lead 2012-2015,
Channel Management team member 2010-2011, served on the PMINYC board of directors
from 2008-2010, and as the President of the Chapter in 2009.
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Career Networking LCI:
Topic: Open Networking with Guest Recruiter
Accelerate your search for that dream job! Leverage the
successful 30-year career of Senior Recruiter Sue McLean of The Connors Group,
specialist in placing Project Managers in a broad range of industries --
her clients may need someone with precisely your skills. Meet with
Sue for advice on networking, interviewing, salary negotiating or any item
that can further improve your approach to landing an ideal position or promotion.
Sharpen your networking skills with your fellow PMs, develop contacts,
find out if they are aware of any opportunities and let others know what
kind of position you are seeking. Ask how you can help others - share contact
information and follow up after the meeting. Your PMI colleagues may provide
your shortest route to success!