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Working Through PMO Behaviours

To be competent in our PMO roles we need knowledge, experience and skills. The fourth component – often overlooked – is behaviour. Behaviour is “observable activity of how one acts or conducts oneself, especially towards others.” In other words, we can see different types of behaviour in others and they can see it in us. An example in PMO might ...

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What We Learnt About Ourselves in 2020 – A Lessons Learnt Technique

In this article we’re not delving too far into what PMO professionals have learnt about themselves in 2020 – it’s more about a session we ran just before Christmas at our virtual party in Qube. We had chance to do a short retrospective – hopefully that’s something you’ll also be doing too to uncover the many lessons we’ve learnt over ...

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PMO Competency Framework Review – Managers and Directors

After three years in the making, the PMO Competency Framework will be launched in early 2021. Driven by the countless conversations about the lack of a competency framework and assessment available to the people who work in PMOs, PMO Flashmob took action. Kicking off in 2017 we crowdsourced knowledge and experience from the PMO Flashmob community. Over 68 of you ...

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Top Ten Trends in PMO for 2021

It’s that time of year again when we take a look into the possibilities and opportunities in the PMO world this year. We’ve been doing these articles for a couple of years and we don’t tend to be too far out. Take last years for example: Last year’s predictions – obviously made at a time when we had no idea ...

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Emotional and Personal Intelligence for PMO Professionals

We had a special event on Thursday 1st October to mark the Major Projects Association conference fringe which focused on events featuring emotional intelligence. We were delighted to have Geoff Crane join us to lead the session and it’s through Geoff’s work at The Trent University Emotion and Health Research Laboratory (EHRL) in Peterborough, Ontario that we were able to ...

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The PMO Supporting Sponsors

The Sponsor (programme or project) is a key player in programme and project delivery, but many PMOs still aim their services at the Programme and Project Managers. Why is that? Is the PMO missing a vital customer – arguably one of the most important roles in the whole delivery chain? During this session, we took a look at some of ...

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