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Chapter Meeting


Important Note: If you are a PMI member from another chapter, please register as a non-chapter member for this event and self-report your PDU credit. 

Registration will be closed 3 hours before the event starts. A meeting link will be sent out before start time to the email address entered at the time of registration. 


We will open at 5:20 pm to give attendees a walkthrough of the tool, and networking sessions start at 5:30.

5:30 – 6:00 pm

Message from our Chapter President and Chapter updates.

6:00 – 7:00 pm

(1.00 PDU Technical & 0.5 PDU Leadership)

Stop Wasting People’s Time – The SECRET To Better Meetings

Meetings are an exceptional waste of time for many people. They cost corporate America billions a year and the management of them is normally an afterthought. Employees often feel more disengaged after a meeting than before, thus having the opposite of the desired effect. This course on Leading Effective Meetings serves to standardize the planning, execution, and follow-up of meetings in your organization.

 Learning objectives:

  • Understand the key elements of effective meeting
  • Know how to prepare an agenda.
  • Understand the roles of attendees.
  • Learn strategies for gaining participation.
  • Learn how to manage difficult attendees.

 Key Takeaways from the session:

  • New innovative methods to drive engagement, better boundaries for meeting planners, clearer agreed upon outcomes from meetings.


Esteven English 

Esteven English a former engineering manager, Steven knows both the hard and soft side of leadership. Throughout his 22 years in engineering, Steven also served as a trainer to Fortune 500 organizations as well as influencing and managing company-wide change management activities. Steven is an ICF Professional Certified Coach, a TEDx speaker, a trained Facilitator along with Founder of multiple Toastmasters public speaking clubs. Steven specializes in helping introvert leaders find their voice so they can create impact and leave a positive impression without having to pretend. Steven has served over 100 one on one coaching clients in addition to corporate clients such as BlackLocus (Home Depot Innovation Lab), Qualcomm, James Edwards and Companies, and Austin Pallet Company. He holds a MS in Materials Science and a BS in Physics. TEDx Speech, Toastmasters International, ASQ Austin, ASQ Ft. Worth, ASQ Canada, etc…..  




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Type of category: Chapter Meeting

Type of activity: Leadership, Technical

Date: October 26th, 2021

Hour: 17:30 to 19:00

Number of PDUs: 1.5


Members: $5.00