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Career Workshop - Growth Opportunities for Project Managers

04-16-2024 5:45 pm -7:00 pm
Virtual Meeting – Conferencing details will be distributed prior to the meeting
Free for Chapter Members

Growth Opportunities for Project Managers

Are you new to project management and don’t know how to start your career in project management?
Or are you an experienced project manager looking for your next career move and don’t see many
options? Come join our first Career Options for Project Manager session to learn more.
- Program & Portfolio Management
- Waterfall vs. Agile
- Newer technology such as Generative AI
- What professionals can learn in following sessions

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


Public Sector CoP - ServiceNow for Project Managers

04-17-2024 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Virtual Meeting – Conferencing details will be distributed prior to the meeting
Kyle Mankes

If you are seeking to improve productivity and efficiency to drive your organization forward then this presentation is one you don’t want to miss.  Learn from a seasoned project manager as he demonstrates how the City of Raleigh uses ServiceNow Portfolio Management for project management.  Attendees will be guided through a real-world example, with project details, and ServiceNow features.


Social Good & Networking Event: Habitat for Humanity of Durham

04-19-2024 8:30 am -11:30 am
FREE for all NCPMI members and non members

NCPMI is working with the Habitat for Humanity of Durham to lend a helping hand!  Project Volunteers may be asked to do any number of projects including framing, painting, landscaping, site clean-up or other miscellaneous tasks; no experience is required, all safety equipment and training is available on site 

    • Teams work rain or shine, volunteers should plan to wear weather appropriate clothing and shoes they do not mind ruining
    • Volunteers will receive a reminder email with the location confirmation and parking information 24-hours before the shift

For more information and to review precautions, please visit their website at:  https://www.durhamhabitat.org/volunteer

We are no longer accepting registration for this event


Preparing for AI Revolution—Unlocking Productivity Management Secrets for Project

04-22-2024 8:30 am -4:30 pm
Cost: $149, NCPMI Members: $129

n the last one-year, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has transitioned from an academic topic to a tangible reality, particularly evident with advancements like ChatGPT, Google Bard, Microsoft Copilot and the proliferation of AI Applications. This significant development is poised to revolutionize the field of Project Management as we speak. This Masterclass will unravel AI's immense potential in project management, guiding participants on how to optimize administrative tasks, enhance team performance, and embrace groundbreaking solutions. The Masterclass Trainer will cover AI fundamentals, specifically tailored to project management needs. The impact of AI on team dynamics and project outcomes will be explored, positioning early adopters as frontrunners in the industry

The objective of this full-day Masterclass is to equip project managers with the essential knowledge and skills to navigate the evolving landscape of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and leverage it strategically in project management. Participants will gain insights into the impact of AI on project outcomes, team performance, and the optimization of routine tasks by using applied AI Prompting skills


Mashhood Ahmed started his research into AI and Project Management in 2017, since then he has spoken around the world, from New Zealand to Singapore, Africa to North America, at various conferences, and global events. In the year 2023, he spoke at over 15 events, shared his research, knowledge and expertise with over 15,000 project managers around the globe, some of major highlights from 2023 were PMI Global Summit in Atlanta, Closing Keynote Speech at North Carolina PMI, AI Masterclass at PMI New York (Binghamton) and ProjectManagement.com webinar, along with several in-person and virtual talks. Mashhood has over 20 years of project-program management experience leading multi-million-dollar projects around the globe. Currently, he runs a boutique consulting firm in Edmonton, Canada, and he is founding director of PMassistant.ai where is leading a team to design and develop next generation project management solution leveraging AI. He also teaches at Grant MacEwan University. Besides, all of this he also volunteers his time for PMI and ISACA for various initiatives. He holds Master’s degree from University of Waterloo, along with PMP, PMIRMP, SAFe Agilist, CISA, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, ITIL and various other industry certifications. For sample videos and list please visit https://www.mashhood.net/speaking-engagement.

He also authored the AI Prompt Guide for Project Managers that can be downloaded from www.PMassistant.ai


Communications and Public Speaking CoP: Do You Want To Stay in Your Poopy Diaper?

04-23-2024 5:45 pm -8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting


Title:  Do You Want To Stay in Your Poopy Diaper?

Experience Kelly Falardeau's incredible journey from burn survivor to bestselling author, and explore the transformative power of her latest book, "Do You Want to Stay in Your Poopy Diaper?" In this inspiring speech, Kelly shares her deeply personal story of resilience, healing, and self-discovery. She offers valuable insights into overcoming adversity and finding purpose in life's challenges. Prepare to be moved and motivated as Kelly takes you on a journey of transformation that will leave you inspired to embrace change and unlock your true potential.

Learning Objectives:

1.  Resilience in Adversity:  Learn how Kelly's journey from burn survivor to bestselling author demonstrates the power of resilience in overcoming life's challenges.

2. Finding Purpose: Discover how Kelly's story illustrates the importance of finding purpose in difficult circumstances and how it can lead to personal growth and fulfillment.

3. Embracing Change: Be inspired to embrace change and see it as an opportunity for growth and transformation, as Kelly shares her insights on navigating life's twists and turns with grace and courage.

4. Book Writing for Speakers: Understand the value of having a book as a speaker to expand your reach and credibility and learn how Kelly's book has enhanced her speaking career, providing a platform to share her message with a wider audience.

Speaker:  Kelly Falardeau