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Volunteer Opportunity: YMWIC Science Project Partner/Mentor

PMI-DVC is seeking a volunteer to partner, support, and encourage a student as they work through an experimental project and document their results.

Upcoming Events

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PMI-DVC Monthly Agile Meetup, March 9, 2021

03-09-2021 7:00 pm -8:30 pm
Members Only Event

Demystifying Agile: Writing Good User Stories

When: Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Via Zoom
Credit: 1.5 Technical PDU
Registration Fee: Complimentary
Facilitators: Leigh Ann Gunther, Director of Agile; David Betancourt, Agilist & Senior Software Architect 

We asked what you wanted from Agile Programing, and we heard you!

In continuing our journey to “Demystify Agile,” join us for a session designed to explore the art of “Writing Good User Stories.” We will focus our time on the practical application of crafting User Stories. During this session, we will walk participants through receiving a requirement and breaking it down to the User Story level. 

Please join PMI-DVC Director of Agile, Leigh Ann Gunther, accompanied by Agilist, Architect, and User Story writer extraordinaire David Betancourt, as we explore how Requirements transform into user stories with tangible value and deliverables. What makes a good User Story? How do we know?  

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to take a Requirement from the end-user or consumer and transform it into User Stories.  We will share examples and field questions from members.
  • Learn how to INVEST in user story writing.  The INVEST model assesses the value of a user story.  User Stories should be Independent, Negotiable, Valuable, Estimate-able, Sized Appropriately, and Testable.  We will discuss how this model contributes to building user stories from Requirements.
  • Learn how to create Acceptance Criteria and not solutions.  Iterative refinement and demos to the end-user or consumer lead us to the solutions. 

Agenda:
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Speaker presentation and Q&A

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Find a Volunteer Opportunity

Make your mark on PMI Delaware Valley Chapter and the profession. As a member, you can volunteer to work on and to lead activities that advance the profession and support the chapter business operations by joining our chapter volunteer community. All volunteer openings are managed by the PMI Volunteer Relationship Management System (VRMS). This system includes the ability to search for opportunities, view details about each role and apply online.

Earn PDUs by Volunteering

Volunteering Project Management Professional PDUs can be earned as part of Category E: Volunteer Service. Category E, along with Category D (Creating New Project Knowledge) and Category F (Working as a Professional in Project Management), comprise the Giving Back To The Profession Categories. You can earn PDUs in Category E (Volunteer Service) by providing volunteer, non-compensated project management, and many others.

Membership Statistics

Total Members 3357
New Members This Year 73
PMP® Members 2235
CAPM® Members 68
PgMP® Members 8
PMI-SP® Members 6
PMI-RMP® Members 14
PMI-ACP® Members 67
PfMP® Members 4
PMI-PBA® Members 9
Members with no Certification 1048
Breakdown by type  
Individual Members 3272
Student Members 52
Other Members 33
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Military Outreach Program

PMI Delaware Valley Chapter has an active Military Outreach Program. Harris Snyder is the current point of contact for this effort, with support from Frank McKeown, and Jim Snyder. The team’s primary goal is to support active duty and ex-military members who are interested in Project Management, encouraging them to get involved with PMI and get certified. A second goal is to support veterans where possible, using the team’s knowledge and experience where appropriate.

Speakers for PMI-DVC Meetings

Project Management Institute-Delaware Valley Chapter (PMI-DVC) is looking for dynamic speakers who have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in and/or related to project management. PMI-DVC has several chapter events including dinner meetings, professional development days and special events that allow our 3800+ members to learn about current trends in the project management field. Our meetings are held within the Delaware Valley area throughout the year.

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