*Virtual* Book Club (South)
Book Club (South)
There are many ways to improve your professional knowledge and skills. One way is to increase your knowledge by reading current and relevant project management books. We've created book clubs that are designed to be small discussion groups led by a facilitator.
It's an informal group meeting for a Saturday morning breakfast and discussion. One person serves as the facilitator to guide and promote discussion. It is an excellent way to meet other chapter members and open a dialogue regarding trends and challenges experienced by those in project management roles.
Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In by Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton
|Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution.
Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight- forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.
Talent Triangle Alignment:
There is no cost to attend this event.
The facilitator will open the session and handle the meeting logistics. Using a book discussion outline, the group will discuss the selected book and upon completion will rate the book. This information is then uploaded to the chapter website.
Other book club business includes:
- Select future books by popular vote (see webpage for details)
- Select the meeting facilitator for the next book (volunteer requested)
- Request a volunteer to write a review for the current book to be posted on the chapter website
Want to learn more? See the Book Club webpage.
Special Notes for the Virtual Meeting:
Registration for this event ends on the Thursday prior to the event at 5:00 p.m. If you must register for this event after that time, contact Bonnie Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the event to register.
The Zoom meeting link will be sent to you after registration closes at 5:00 p.m. on the Thursday evening prior to the event. If you have not received the link from "Bonnie Crawford" or "BBC" by Friday morning at 10:00 a.m., look first in your Spam folder. If you cannot find the information there, contact Bonnie no later than 3:00 p.m. at email@example.com.
You can earn PDUs by simply reading the book. Under the new CCRS guidelines, reading is its own category ("Education - Read"). You can earn up to four (4) PDUs for reading the book selection. You will also earn two (2) "Informal Learning" PDUs for attending the meeting. One volunteer will earn an additional "Giving Back - Volunteering" PDU for writing a book review or (2) PDUs for facilitating the meeting. The alignment to the Talent Triangle will vary based on the book selection. Please note that "Giving Back" PDUs has a maximum allowed per certification cycle.
Please note: Category limitations may apply
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