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October 2018 – The PMO and Retrospectives

PMO RetrospectivesJohn McIntyre from Ticketmaster UK leads a session on retrospectives and shows how and where the PMO can get involved. The session included both presentation and interactive sessions (using a few different retrospective formulas).

> PMOs Do Retrospectives

October 2018 – Project Planners are like Gold Dust

Project PlannerPMO Flashmobber Sunchana Johnston takes to the stage at Project Challenge, talking about her career as a project planner. This is a story of transformation and discovery of what skills are important, of acquiring technical skillsets and finding the real confidence, of winning the first contract, of inspiring others and of making contracting in planning & control sustainable

> Good Project Planners Are Like Gold Dust

October 2018 – Get a Great PMO Role

Get a Great PMO RoleWe headed to Project Challenge – here’s the session overview ‘What do you need to think about to get a great PMO role? In this session, Lindsay takes a look at the CV, the social media present, reading adverts, training & development, knowing what you’re selling and understanding how employers hire PMO people. It’s a whistle-stop tour with lots of practical insights, tips and things you can put into practice straight away.’

> Get a Great PMO Role

September 2018 – PMO Uses Coaching Skills

Coaching Skills for the PMOWhat does that actually mean? Coaching is surrounded in misconceptions and in this session, we’re debunking some myths whilst we focus on developing our ability to be a valued partner to the business and to the people our PMO supports.

Find out what coaching skills we covered in this Mini-Masterclass session.

> PMO Uses Coaching Skills

May 2018 – PMO as a Facilitator

FacilitationThe PMO often has to facilitate meetings and workshops – how many of us know the science behind facilitation and the different approaches there are to getting the most out of those meetings and workshops?

Find out with this introduction session

> PMO as a Facilitator

April 2018 – Agile Project Governance

Agile Project GovernanceWhat the PMO Needs to Know – Agile Project Governance

How does the PMO engage with the agile ceremonies? What is Agile Portfolio Management? What Agile ceremonies does the PMO facilitate? What is the behaviour of the “Servant-Leading” PMO? What about the waterfall projects?

Using the context that many PMOs have both agile and traditional projects in their portfolio this session will compare and contrast the behaviours and processes required for project governance.

> Agile Project Governance

April 2018 – The Value of the PMO

The Value of the PMODemonstrating the Value of the PMO to the Business

Introduction to the PMO Value Ring

Other theories, practices and thinking around the value of PMOs

> The Value of the PMO

 

March 2018 – Your PMO Career

Developing Your PMO Career

Video and presentation from Project Challenge

PMO training and development

What good PMO professionals do

> Your PMO Career

 

March 2018 – Developing Your Skills for an Agile PMO

Agile PMO

Video and presentation from Project Challenge

The eight skill areas for you to think about

An overview of the latest Inside PMO Report on Agile PMO

> Agile PMO

February 2018 – PMO Competencies in the Pub

PMO Competencies

An overview of the networking session we used – try it with your own team.

What are you good at?

What needs improving?

> PMO Competencies

January 2018 – Serious PMO Games

Lego Serious Play at PMO Flashmob

The first PMO Flashmob of 2018 and we covered Lego Serious Play. An overview of the session.

How some of the Serious Lego exercises work

Inspiration for your own team exercises

> Serious PMO Games

November 2017 – The Lean-Agile PMO

The first PMO Flashmob session in Leeds. Access the presentation and the video session

What is a Lean-Agile PMO?

Things to think about in a bimodal PMO

> The Lean-Agile PMO

November 2017 – PMO Tooling – Tricks, Tips and Things to Consider

Missed the session held in Edinburgh? Access the presentation and the video session

Understand the pitfalls of using PPM tools

Really useful insights from someone who has done so many PPM tool implementations it hurts!

> PMO Tooling – How to Start the PMO Tool Implementation Challenge

November 2017 – Top Ten Things PMOs are Talking About Right Now

Missed the webinar session on International Project Management Day? Access the presentation and the video session

Get up to speed with what the PMO community are thinking about right now

> Top Ten Things PMOs are Talking About Right Now

October 2017 – PMO Principles

Missed the session about PMO Principles? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

Learn how principles can help guide a PMO to maturity and success

When there are no rules, how principles help you find the right path

> Access the session on PMO Principles

 

September 2017 – PMO Leadership

Missed the session about PMO Leadership? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the free session on PMO Leadership

 

March 2017 – Resource Management

Missed the session at Project Challenge about Resource Management? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the free session on Why Resource Management Continues to Be on the Too Hard Pile and How to Get it Off

 

January 2017 – Marketing the PMO

Marketing the PMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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October 2016 – Seven Habits Of Highly Effective PMO Managers

PMO Flashmob heads to Project Challenge access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

> Access the Mini-Masterclass on Habits

 

October 2016 – Evolving the PMO

Evolving the PMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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 September 2016 – Facilitating Learning, Not Lessons

LessonsMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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September 2016 – Portfolio Prioritisation

Scorecard-EventMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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September 2016 – The Agile PMO

agile-pmo-edinburghMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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August 2016 – Top Ten Talking Points from the PMO Conference

Missed the PMO Flashmob webinar on the PMO Conference 2016?

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May 2016 – The Role of the PMO in Benefits Management

pmo-benefits-management-edinburgh

Missed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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February 2016 – Agile PMO in Practice

AgilePMOMissed the PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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November 2015 – Resource Management and the PMO

mini-masterclass-resource-managementAccess the presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

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September 2015 – The PMO Career Portfolio

mini-masterclass-careerMissed the first PMO Mini-Masterclass? Access the video, presentation and accompanying documents mentioned during the presentation.

>> Access the Mini-Masterclass on your PMO career

 

“Excellent presentation, full of information, well structured and engagingly presented. Lindsay informed, educated and challenged us