Prior to the Chapter Meeting there will be a FREE networking event from 5:00 - 6:00 in the Atrium at South University.
Birds of a Feather Networking Event – Come and meet other project management professionals in your area of expertise or your interest. The following groups will be available from 5:00 – 6:00:
In addition to this great networking event and 1 PDU, there will be recruiting and educational provider support information. Come and enjoy this special PMI Tampa Bay event and stay for a meal and our meeting speaker and get another 1 PDU!
The PMI Educational Foundation Scholarships and Awards Program supports the worldwide development of the best and brightest future project management professionals. Our academic scholarship program supports both undergraduate and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in project management or a related field.
Sri Sridharan, director of the Florida Center for Cybersecurity, will review
the global cybersecurity landscape, identifying current and emerging threats to businesses and individuals and reviewing best practices for staying safer in the face of an ever-evolving threat. Sridharan will also discuss the critical need for cybersecurity project managers, the unique project management challenges they face, and their role in mitigating cyber threats.
As to continually improve the user experience of the PMI Tampa Bay website, we've updated our job search and resume submission tool. When you proceed to the dropdown under the "Professional Development" file menu you will now see "Project Management Job Board" in the dropdown. Click on the Project Management Job Board link to be redirected to the new job site. You will need to create an account and verify your email address, and then reap benefits from this tool.
The first Thursday of every November is set aside to acknowledge and celebrate those people and companies that embrace Project Management and PM methodologies! How do we celebrate? We host a Virtual Global conference featuring a few (stellar) keynote speakers, several (amazing) video-track sessions, two FREE
Mr James Nozar, CEO of Strategic Property Partners (SPP), attended our 25th Anniversary event back in August and provided a dynamic presentation on the strategic projects in place for revitalizing downtown Tampa. The following article published by Tampa Bay News summarizes Mr Vinik’s vision for the redevelopment of the 30 acre block of land he purchased near the Amalie Arena. This vision is driving the strategy being executed by SPP.
Born on March 22, 1959, everyone knew Jeffrey Vinik was going to be special, but I doubt they really knew just how incredible this New Jersey native would turn out to be.
Mr. Vinik took the financial industry by storm by becoming the most prominent mutual fund manager when he led Fidelity Magellan in the 1990s. He made millions of dollars by taking chances on depreciated assets and after turning 50, he decided he wanted to make a change.
Jeffrey told his wife Penny he had made the decision to buy a hockey team. Although shocked, Penny supported her husband’s decision, then Mr. Vinik did what made him a wealthy man:
Tampa Bay Chapter of PMI February Presentation Topic:
Project Highlight: The Regional Inter-Jurisdictional Mobility Project; A Regional Technology Project for Transit in the Tampa Bay Area