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Next PMO Flashmob Events

Agile Project Governance \\ Bristol – Thursday 19th April

We’re in Bristol for the very first time and PMO Flashmob will be taking place at Alliance Homes which is in Portishead, BS20. The session takes place on Thursday 19th April – starting from 6pm and lasting until 8pm.

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The PMO as a Facilitator \ London – 26th April

I’ve wanted to do something around facilitation for ages so we’re really pleased to welcome back firm PMO Flashmob friend Ranjit Sidhu with a London Mini-Masterclass on the PMO as a Facilitator. We’ve put our thinking caps on to see what we could do in an evening session that only lasts a few hours so in this session we’ll be focusing on the part all good PMO professionals should be thinking about – the planning bit! I think we’d all agree that facilitation skills are a great asset to any PMO professional so hopefully you’ll be able to come along ...

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Serious PMO Play – Manchester \\ 17th May

PMO Flashmob is back in Manchester, slap bang in the middle of the Northern Quarter for a night of Serious PMO Play on Thursday 17th May 2018. It takes place at: thestudio BUILD Room 51 Lever St. Manchester M1 1FN Starting at 6pm until 8pm, session costs £15 and includes drinks and nibbles. Overview This is the third session we’ve ran and it’s a great event for a number of reasons – it’s a good way to meet others; the techniques involved are great for making you think differently but also being able to articulate things differently too. It’s a ...

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5th Birthday \ The PMO Book Club – London – 24th May

How time flies! PMO Flashmob celebrates its fifth birthday in May and you’re all invited to the party. We’re in the excellent The Yorkshire Grey pub in Grays Inn/Farringdon: 2 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8PN It takes place on Thursday 24th May – nearest station is Chancery Lane. We’ll be celebrating with a little present for you plus we’re having a night of learning from each other with The PMO Book Club. The PMO Book Club Here’s how it works. We all read stuff at some point that makes us think differently about the work we do in PMO. That ...

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PMO Conference 2018

Takes place on Wednesday 13th June at St Paul’s, Central London. It’s an opportunity to meet up with 400 of your PMO peers to listen and learn from thought-provoking PMO speakers across five streams of content. That’s 23 PMO sessions, all available for you to watch after the event too. Take a look at the overview and visit PMO Conference 2018 for more information and registration.    

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Stand Up for PMO \ Manchester – 21st November 2018

A full day PMO event – Stand Up for PMO – heads to Manchester and the iconic Comedy Store for a day of PMO presentations; open mics and networking for you, the PMO professional. Stand Up for PMO is all about getting together with your PMO peers to listen and take part in thought-provoking insights to inspire you in your PMO role and career. It’s for those passionate about PMO, looking for PMO conversations; learning new PMO insights and meeting new PMO friends. We’ll be covering all those PMO challenge areas that we deal with every day, giving you a ...

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What To Do With PMO?

That was the blog title from a recent post on the APM website which was written in response to the current work being undertaken to refresh APM’s Body of Knowledge (BoK) (from version 6 to 7). The post – you can read it here – talks about how PMOs are not really mentioned in the BoK at all, instead they’ll get a mentioned in the area that covers off the different types of roles that exist in project management.(take a look at the proposed contents) And that – from the Chartered Body for the Project Profession –  dear PMO colleagues ...

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Demonstrating the Value of the PMO to the Business

How do you measure the value of your PMO and how do you demonstrate its value to the business? These challenges face every PMO, and doing it effectively undoubtedly helps the ongoing existence of a thriving PMO. In this PMO Flashmob – held in March 2018 – we introduce the Value Ring methodology to you and alongside that, provide further insights from other theories, research and thought leadership, all focused on how the PMO can demonstrate the value of the PMO to the business. The video of the session and the presentation are now available to view. You need to ...

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Developing Your PMO Career

Session delivered at Project Challenge from sister company PMO Learning Developing Your PMO Career Working within a PMO has become a career of choice for many people who prefer playing a role in making portfolios, programmes and projects more successful in an organisation. Over the years we’ve seen so many different types of opportunities and career paths open up for people in PMO and in this session we bring insights into how you can further develop your career in PMO. The session brings an eclectic mix of PMO career development including; You need to login to view the rest of ...

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The Agile PMO

A few weeks ago we were at Project Challenge and we did a presentation to go alongside the new Inside PMO Report which we launched at the show too. For those of you not familar with the Inside PMO Reports we do one a year on a topic area we know you’re talking about or getting to grips with. We invite PMO Managers, who are doing a good job working on these topic areas, treat them to lunch then interrogate them. Well not quite, but we do ask loads of questions to find out how they dealt with certain things ...

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