Chapter Events

The San Diego Chapter holds regularly scheduled events. These events offer the opportunity for members and guests to learn about the latest in project management, share and exchange information, network, find job opportunities, and enjoy some refreshments.

Past Events

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

December 06, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

Learn the 3 keys to bridging the gap between current performance and your potential. Explore one challenge or opportunity that you are currently facing. Experience a powerful investigative process that facilitates your success!

PMI San Diego Volunteer Dinner

November 29, 2018
5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

DoubleTree Hotel San Diego
1515 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

PMI San Diego is happy to invite you all to recognize and celebrate the contributions of all our 2018 chapter volunteers.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

November 28, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The MAKE Building
5600 Avenida Encinas, Suite 150
Carlsbad, CA 92008

How do we manage development of increasingly complicated and complex systems? Come learn and join the North County Roundtable Breakfast at our new location!

PMI SD Father Joe’s Village Volunteer Event - Nov 3

November 03, 2018
6:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Father Joe’s Village
1501 Imperial Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

In the spirit of giving back, the chapter has partnered with Father Joe’s Village to support the feeding of some of San Diego’s homeless.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

November 01, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

Steve offers a 5-step framework, referred to as the BEING model of leadership, practical tips and strategies, and a life stress inventory, to help you lead more effectively and with greater well-being.

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

October 26, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

In this talk we explore key concepts and recurring themes in the ethics codes established by project-related professional institutions.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

October 17, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

There are so many different life cycles available to use today. Which one is the best one for your team? Come and join the discussion as Sherry discusses trains and races to the finish line.

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Strategic PDU

October 11, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Apollonia Greek Bistro Restaurant - Costa Verde Center
8650 Genesee Ave.
San Diego, CA 92122

An Essential Skill TuneUp for Project Managers, calming and encouraging your customers’ and coworkers’ cooperation upfront!

October Happy Hour and Trivia Night

October 10, 2018
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

94th Aero Squadron Restaurant
8885 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92123

The 94th Aero Squadron Happy Hour event provides current and previous chapter members, potential members, and interested parties in attending to meet & greet each other while also allowing for industry networking, and facilitates engagement of chapter mem

Program Management - Oct 2018

October 09, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North Room 390
San Diego, CA 92108

This course is intended for senior project managers who manage a program or multiple projects.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

October 04, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

It takes much more than a few perks to create, build and sustain an amazing company culture.

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

September 28, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Cybersecurity impacts all, especially management. Project Managers have many things to think about and cybersecurity must be one of them.

PMI Balboa Flash Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

September 22, 2018
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Joy Brewed Espresso
1295 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

Let's discuss the ways a professional organization can be great. Exciting changes are happening at PMI-SD to better serve our members and assist us to become an even more relevant part of the San Diego business community. We want to hear from you!

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

September 19, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Is creating schedules fun?... No you say. Who knows schedules better than a train operator! Come and join us for the fun and games (and chocolate prizes!) Kristina will use to help us enjoy the art of creating schedules.

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Technical PDU

September 13, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Apollonia Greek Bistro Restaurant - Costa Verde Center
8650 Genesee Ave.
San Diego, CA 92122

Insights from CX leaders about Being Better and Different for Customers and More Profitable

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

September 06, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

Franklin Covey suggests there are four key roles leaders need to be able to play in the coming years that will be significant predictors of team and organizational success. Coaching is on the list!

PMI San Diego Balboa Flash Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

August 31, 2018
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Joy Brewed Espresso
1295 University Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

NEW LOCATION, 1295 University Avenue! In this month’s Flash Breakfast, we’ll be looking at ways to enhance your career path, to better understand how to create a better brand of you and plan for success.

PMI SD Chapter Mid-Year Membership Meeting

August 25, 2018
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

University of San Diego - Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
http://pmi-sd.org/

PMI San Diego is happy to invite you all to our Mid-Year Membership meeting at USD on August 25, 2018.

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

August 24, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Have you ever worked for an inspirational leader; someone who inspired you to be at your best more often, to develop and grow and work through adversity? Is this the leadership legacy you want to be remembered by?

Business Analysis Essentials - Aug 2018

August 20, 2018
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North Room 390
San Diego, CA 92108

This course is intended for business analysts and project managers who perform the business analyst role.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

August 15, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Come celebrate with us the 5 Year Anniversary of our North County Roundtable Breakfast, with balloons, confetti and morning champagne. And learn how to manage the Project Manager's nemesis, Scope Creep.

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Technical PDU

August 09, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
8980 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Tackle your biggest challenges HEAD ON! Chris Nielson steers you in addressing your most complex issues using improv and experiential learning. Far more powerful and FUN than a lecture, this workshop has you “experiencing” insights and learnings.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

August 02, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

What makes a high-performing team? Google spent 2 years dissecting 180 teams to find specific traits these teams have in common. The #1 trait, Psychological Safety, surprised even Google. Come find out what this means for you - and your projects!

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

July 27, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Because communication is paramount in Project Management, it is crucial for all stakeholders to understand your message. How do you take into consideration cultural differences while creating the Communications Management Plan?

Collaboration Saturdays - Scheduling Part 1

July 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

DeVry University Mission Valley
2655 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108

This collaborative event will examine advanced topics in the area of project schedule management over four Saturdays.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

July 18, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Why are certifications important? Which certification is right for you? Join Greta Blash to discuss all the options and discover which certification might benefit you.

2018 Conference Sponsorship

July 11, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

University of San Diego - Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
http://pmi-sd.org/conference

Sponsor the 2018 PMI-San Diego Conference!

2018 PMI San Diego Conference

July 11, 2018
7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

University of San Diego - Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110
http://pmi-sd.org/conference

Project Leadership in the Digital Age

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Technical PDU

June 28, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
8980 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037

Project Management knowledge and skills can be applied to any size project. Join us as we review each process group - initiating, planning, executing, monitoring & controlling, and project closing - for their relevance to opening a small business.

PMI SD Family Day Picnic

June 23, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Vacation Isle (East – Gazebo area has been reserved)
1400 Vacation Isle Road
San Diego, CA 92109

The Chapter is hosting a chapter picnic on June 23rd, from 11am to 4pm at Mission Bay.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

June 20, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Why is communication so hard? How much communication is needed in a project, and to whom? Come and enjoy a robust conversation about communication.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

June 07, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

A document issued by the project initiator or sponsor that formally authorizes the existence of a project and provides the project manager with the authority to apply organizational resources to project activities.

PMI San Diego Balboa Flash Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

May 25, 2018
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Panera Bread - Hillcrest
1270 Cleveland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

Back by popular demand, we continue our discussion from our April Flash Breakfast around Program Office Dynamics. This week we’ll share tricks and tools of the trade, how different organizations have been successful with them and where they’ve failed.

PMI San Diego Dinner - 1 Strategic PDU

May 23, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Royal Banquet
8990 Miramar Road #200
San Diego, CA 92126

Are you and your projects at risk? Does your position influence change for social good? Are you a purpose-focused project manager, interested in how to implement purpose into your organization? Come and engage in this important talk for our time!

Collaboration Saturday - May 19 2018

May 19, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108

This 12 PDU / 3 Saturday course series is based on the fundamental leadership philosophy of Dr. John C. Maxwell. The course will cover topics ranging from personalities, connections and growth, influence, and high levels of leadership.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

May 16, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

What is required for a PMP? How many courses should I take? Where can they be taken? So many questions about project management courses! Let’s have a robust discussion with USD PCE Program Manager for Business, Lori Deaton.

Collaboration Saturday - May 5 2018

May 05, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108

This 12 PDU / 3 Saturday course series is based on the fundamental leadership philosophy of Dr. John C. Maxwell. The course will cover topics ranging from personalities, connections and growth, influence, and high levels of leadership.

The Avengers: Infinity War Private Screening

April 27, 2018
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Regal Cinemas Mira Mesa Stadium 18, Auditorium 16
10733 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

The PMI San Diego Chapter cordially invites you to attend a special screening of "The Avengers: Infinity War". This private screening is only open to those associated with the chapter, along with invited friends, family and co-workers.

Collaboration Saturday - April 21 2018

April 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North
San Diego, CA 92108

This 12 PDU / 3 Saturday course series is based on the fundamental leadership philosophy of Dr. John C. Maxwell. The course will cover topics ranging from personalities, connections and growth, influence, and high levels of leadership.

PMP/CAPM instructor 6th edition meeting

April 21, 2018
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North Room 390
San Diego, CA 92108

PMP/CAPM instructor 6th edition meeting

PMI San Diego Balboa Flash Breakfast - Apr 2018

April 20, 2018
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Panera Bread - Hillcrest
1270 Cleveland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

PMOs can cause issues when they first start or force organizations to change. We’ll discuss tools and ideas helpful in building and managing a successful PMO, how PMOs can be most effective, why they've been unsuccessful, and how to improve PMO issues.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

April 18, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Projects are all about change. Does your company have a change management process? Come and discuss the change tools and process with Benjamin Atkinson as we deep dive into this subject.

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Technical PDU

April 12, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Green Acre Campus Pointe
10300 Campus Point Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121

How do you track all those changes to your project throughout its lifetime? What's your favorite software or traceability matrix? What do you do when your client wants this change at the last minute? Come with your suggestions - and your horror stories!

PMI San Diego Gulls Game

April 07, 2018
7:15 PM to 10:00 PM

Valley View Casino Center
3500 Sports Arena Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92110

The chapter is happy to host a fun-filled evening enjoying the San Diego Gulls hockey team playing against the Ontario Reign at the Valley View Casino Center.

PMP / CAPM Exam Prep Workshop w/ Titanium Cobra

April 07, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

DeVry
2655 Camino Del Rio North Ste.(Room 370B)
San Diego, CA 92108

Titanium Cobra will be speaking at the 40-hour PMP / CAPM Exam Prep Workshop.

PMI Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

April 05, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

No project is initiated if it doesn't provide value. This presentation outlines an alternative, holistic, dynamic project management approach focusing on maximizing value, where the project manager and project team have a shared situational awareness.

PMI San Diego Balboa Flash Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

March 31, 2018
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

Panera Bread - Hillcrest
1270 Cleveland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

What are the TOP reasons why projects fail? How can we strategize to overcome them? Bring your own ideas, experiences, war stories, and successes. If you have any favorite tools, templates, or procedures, bring them to share as well!

PMI San Diego Dinner - 1.5 Strategic PDU

March 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Parq West Event Center
2557 Third Ave
San Diego, CA 92103

Be effective and satisfied! Learn from Neil Thompson how to present and communicate effectively to get results. And hear Kathy Schwalbe, nationally-recognized author and Project Management expert, on using project management skills throughout your life.

PMI Career Development Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

March 23, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Project Management training is a booming industry and online courses are gaining in popularity. Discover best practices and lessons learned in creating an online course, and how to use mind mapping techniques to plan, design, and manage content creation.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

March 21, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Who are your project customers? How do you deal with them? Come and join the conversation with Patrick Wheeler to discuss how we handle / manage customers.

PMI San Diego Happy Hour

March 20, 2018
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
5010 Mission Center Road
San Diego, CA 92108

Join us for Happy Hour at Gordon Biersch

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Leadership PDU

March 08, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Green Acre Campus Pointe
10300 Campus Point Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121

Find out how to use the principles of Enlightened Project Management® to create a positive work environment that will help you and your team achieve great results - and have an enjoyable and rewarding work experience in the process.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

March 01, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

Talk to most people in companies today and you will hear a common recurring theme, "I am swamped with e-mail." E-mail overload is an inescapable fact of work in this information age. Is the e-mail out of control or something else? There is a better way!

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

February 23, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Are project managers really that different from project leaders? If so, what's the difference? Which role is more impactful & more powerful? What can I personally do to make me a better manager/leader? Come, bring your stories, & join the debate!

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Technical PDU

February 21, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Continuous improvement is a way of life for most successful companies. Join us as Marie Struttmann walks us through a tool & process on how to rehearse a project for continuous project improvement.

PMI San Diego Balboa Flash Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

February 16, 2018
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM

Panera Bread - Hillcrest
1270 Cleveland Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103

Organizations which transitioned from Waterfall to Agile over the last decade now see a need for either a hybrid approach or a path back to Waterfall. How does a company determine its direction and strategy? Bring your ideas, experiences, and questions!

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Leadership PDU

February 08, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Green Acre Campus Pointe
10300 Campus Point Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121

As Project Managers we are custodians of a new future. Let's reflect on our challenges then explore how we might self-assess our leadership skills, determine what we need in our toolbox to be effective, and explore how to close our personal skills gap!

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

February 01, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

The PMP exam has many questions on ethics in project management. What if you want the job, but don't have the experience? What if a contractor offers extra payment to advance the schedule? No names, please... Come with your stories - and your advice!

PMI San Diego Career Development Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

January 26, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Broken Yolk Cafe
11630 Carmel Mountain Rd.
San Diego, CA 92128

Conflict resolution is a method for two or more parties to resolve their personal, financial, political, or emotional disagreements. Come with your horror stories of what went wrong - and how you fixed it!

PMI San Diego Dinner - 1.5 Strategic PDUs

January 24, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Bernardo Heights Country Club
16066 Bernardo Heights Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92128

Be wise and strategic! Learn from Mike Olivier how to protect yourself or your business from cyber attack. Then from Dr. Cynthia Boccara 3 mistakes most PMs make and 3 critical skills you'll need to position yourself strategically in your organization.

PMI North County Roundtable Breakfast - 1 Leadership PDU

January 17, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

The Crossings at Carlsbad
5800 The Crossings Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008

What do you need to know about courage in project management? Join us for an in depth discussion of when, where, and how to use courage to help manage your projects to a successful outcome.

PMI San Diego Chapter Lunch - 1 Leadership PDU

January 11, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

Green Acre Campus Pointe
10300 Campus Point Dr.
San Diego, CA 92121

Introvert or Extrovert? Who’s more successful? More valued? Bringing out the best in others is a critical component of leading a high-performing team. Learn the differences between Introverts and Extroverts and why it is important for your team.

PMI San Diego Professional Development Breakfast - 1 Strategic PDU

January 04, 2018
7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Mimi's Cafe / Mira Mesa
10788 Westview Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92126

Come prepared to challenge how you think about things. After all, "to get what we never got, we have to think like we never thought!"