The Results Are In!!!
Congratulations to the new members of the PMI-San Diego BOD.
How To Train Your Brain for Success
Presented By: Dr. John OKeefe
In this presentation you will learn:
- How your mind works exactly like a computer
- The role your inner "software" plays in your success
- The role your inner "hard drive" plays in your success
- How to build rapid sustainable relationships with your clients
- What successful people do to get that way!
North County Roundtable Breakfast
Event Topic: Negotiations
Presented by: Group Participation and Discussion led by Sherry Remington and DJ Weed
Abstract:This interactive session will address Negotiations. We will have an interactive scenario and more.
Scrum and Healthcare
Presented By: Mark Layton, CST, Founder, Platinum Edge
Few industries are more time-sensitive or quality-vulnerable than the healthcare industry. In this presentation, agile expert and author of Agile Project Management for Dummies and Scrum for Dummies, Mark C. Layton, will discuss the unique challenges facing the healthcare industry and how agile techniques are literally saving lives.
Mark C. Layton, known globally as Mr. Agile®, is an organizational strategist and PMI certification instructor with over 20 years in the project/program management field. He is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Leadership Network and is the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc. - an organizational improvement company that supports businesses making the Waterfall-to-Agile transition.
Prior to founding Platinum Edge in 2001, Mark developed his expertise as a consulting firm executive, program management coach, and in-the-trenches project leader. He also spent 11 years as a Cryptographic Specialist for the US Air Force, where he earned both Commendation and Achievement medals for his accomplishments.
Mark holds MBAs from the University of California, Los Angeles, and the National University of Singapore; a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Behavioral Science from University of La Verne; and an A.S. in Electronic Systems from the Air Force’s Air College. He is also a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force’s Leadership School, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and a recipient of Stanford University’s advanced project management certification (SCPM).
Mark is the author of Wiley & Sons Agile Project Management for Dummies series and is a frequent speaker on Lean, Scrum, XP and other agile solutions.
Chapter Dinner - 2 PDU Event
Powerful Questions and Techniques to Move From Being Stuck In A Rut to Kicking Butt!
Presented By: Heather Wieshlow, MCD, JCTC
We have all been stuck in our lives at some point and experienced the dissatisfaction that comes from not achieving results, experiencing our full potential and having an inner sense of fulfillment. We may have felt inadequate, disappointed, lonely and even frustrated but not understood how to move forward effectively and tackle our challenge. If we just knew what it was that was holding us back and had ways to get going again, most of us would. In this unique, lighthearted presentation learn what core issues prevent you from moving forward and the powerful questions and techniques that can help move you from being Stuck in a Rut to Kicking some Butt!
- Why being stuck in a rut is a breakthrough just waiting to happen
- Learn the most common reasons why people get stuck and how to accurately pinpoint those key areas
- Realize how this understanding will help you move forward in a career search, a job, or a project you have yet to tackle
- Questions and techniques that can be used to generate positive activity
Heather Wieshlow is a Certified Coach, Author, Speaker and Owner of Turning Point Coaching and Consulting. Since 1998 she has helped thousands of professionals gain clarity during their career transitions and creates success plans for their lives. She has worked with individuals in businesses, organizations and government programs in all aspects of Career Discovery, Career Design and Career Development. Her energetic, personal, insightful and interactive style combines over 20 years of business expertise with a solid foundation based on holistic principles and real-world common sense. Heather is a Graduate of the Newfield Coaching for Professional and Professional Mastery Program (CPPM), Master Career Director (MCD), a certified Job and Career Transition Coach (JCTC) and holds a Career Transition Coach Certification from Chapman University. More information on Heather and her work may be found at her site, www.aturningpoint.com.
Customer Experience – Winners, Losers... and Ones to Watch!
Presented By: Jeofrey Bean
The best practices and extraordinary results of customer experience leaders have created winners, losers and ones to watch in the marketplace. Today Jeofrey Bean discusses what this means for all businesses striving to be different, more profitable and long lasting:
- What percentage of businesses are customer experience leaders - and where are the other companies?
- Select best practices of "Experience Maker" companies based on the live interviews and research for Jeofrey's customer experience book.
- How the Experience Makers go beyond customer experience management, customer service and customer loyalty practices and decisions.
- Examples of winners, losers and ones to watch including Tesla, Square, Best Buy, Amazon, Sony, Nokia, Microsoft and Uber
Get your copy of The Customer Experience Revolution before we meet Oct. 24, Jeofrey will sign it and answer your questions!
- Purchase your copy. Select this link: Purchase Book
- Watch a 1-minute video. Select this link: Watch Video
Jeofrey Bean is the Principal of Del Mar Research and the author of the business leadership book, The Customer Experience Revolution - How Companies like Apple, Amazon, and Starbucks Have Changed Business Forever, with Sean Van Tyne. He is an expert at increasing the effectiveness of marketing, product development and customer experience leadership decisions. Jeofrey is a well-regarded advisor to companies depending on customer experience for success including their technology, customer service and product design. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor of Business Management and Marketing at UC San Diego Extension where he teaches Online Marketing Strategies.
As an engaging writer, seminar leader and keynote speaker, Jeofrey is known for making complexity easy to understand with a dash of humor. His speaking venues include the J.D. Power and Associates Service Excellence Summit, Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals (SOCAP), and Innovate 2014. He has been a guest on John Hockenberry’s “The TakeAway” program on National Public Radio. Jeofrey is also on the Board of Directors of the Software San Diego User Experience Business Information Group and an Expert Reviewer at the Customer Experience (CX) Special Interest Group CXSIG.ORG, sponsored by Intuit.
Learn from the PMI Experts!!
Get your PMP via the chapter’s well-recognized PMP Exam Preparation Course
When: October 11th - November 8th
Where: Saturdays: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
DeVry University Campus
2655 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108
$850.00 for PMI Members
$1020.00 for non-Members
Fee must accompany registration. No walk-in registrations!
Both a light breakfast and lunch will be served during the class. Registration accepted with payment only. Registration closes September 26, 2014, or when sold out at 28 students.
DISCLAIMER: You are not required to take this Exam Prep Workshop before the exam. The workshop prepares individuals to take the PMP or CAPM exams, but does not guarantee that any individual will pass. Please direct all inquiries to the Director of PMP Exam Prep at
REFUND/ASSIGNMENT POLICY: Withdrawal by September 26, 2014 and receive a full refund, less a $75 processing fee. No refund will be issued for withdrawal after September 26, 2014, however, you may assign your seat to another student. All refunds will be issued after two credit card billing cycles