Live Webinar – July 5th 2016 8:00 am – 9:00 am EDT
Live Webinar – July 5th 2016 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM BT
Duration: 1 hour webinar Credits: 1 PDU Category B – Free PDU
Sponsored by: Association for Project Management – APM
This is the final part of the PMO 101 Summer School webinars which will look at permanent programme offices and portfolio office that support multiple project or programmes at a delivery or strategic level.
To learn more about and view the first webinar in this series recorded June 21st 2016 check out our article PMO 101 Summer School: Programme & Portfolio Offices Part 1.
The purpose of the PMO 101 Summer School webinars is to provide practitioners and those new to PMO with an understanding of ‘what the P stands for’.
This second webinar will look at permanent PMOs that are set up specifically to support multiple projects and programmes at a delivery level or at a more strategic level across a whole portfolio.
The webinar will cover the purpose of the PMO, the typical roles within the PMO and some of the challenges they face and tactics to overcome them.
Simon George (LinkedIn profile) has been in and around PMOs since he was first asked to set up a PSO (support office) in the early 90’s. He has been a project and programme manager as well as leading PMOs since the late 80’s. Simon is a vocal advocate for establishing PMO’s as equal partners within the PPM community and for PMO’s to be seen as a valued career path. His experience includes multiple local authorities, IBM, JP Morgan, Tesco and currently Transport for London. Simon is just starting his second year as a PMOSIG committee member.
Eileen Roden (LinkedIn profile) is an experience consultant, trainer, conference speaker and author of Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices 2nd edition (2013). Eileen’s experience includes multiple PM and PMO national and international roles including BG Transco, Gehe UK and Cadbury Schweppes. For the last 10 years she has worked with an eclectic mix of organisations helping them to improve their project delivery capability and is is an active member of the PMO SIG Committee who also sits on the SIG Steering Group
PDU Category B (PMBOK 5) documentation details:
Process Groups: Planning, Monitoring & Controlling
Knowledge Areas: 4 – Integration
- 4.1 Develop Project Charter
- 4.2 Develop Project Management Plan
As a Category C “Self Directed Learning Activity” remember to document your learning experience and its relationship to project management for your “PDU Audit Trail Folder”
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PMO 101 Summer School:
Programme & Portfolio Offices Part 2
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