Tag Archives: PMO Flashmob

How PMO Flashmob Got Started

We get asked a lot about how PMO Flashmob came to be. At the last PMO Conference in London, original co-founder Ralf Finchett returned from Australia and we grabbed a bit of time to have a chat. PMO Flashmob was created originally to get people together who work in PMO – to meet up after work to chat about the ...

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6th September – PMO Flashmob Online

Another online session as we continue our experimentation to get the PMO community together. There’s 26 spaces available at our virtual bar – pop in for a bit, stay for all of it, up to you. What’s Happening? We’re splitting the session into three. CV Half-Hour I’ll be sharing a short presentation giving some hints and tips about writing the ...

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PMO Facilitation

13th Sept – The PMO as a Facilitator – Manchester

The PMO as a Facilitator is coming to Manchester on the 13th Sept. This Mini-Masterclass event is focused on facilitation skills – a skill every PMO professional should have. In this session we specifically focus on the planning side of facilitation. Whats it all about? The planning is an incredibly important part of facilitation, as that’s where the thinking has to ...

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20th September – Coaching Skills for PMO Professionals – London

Coaching has often been identified as a key skill for PMO professionals. It’s long been mentioned in job advertisements as “coaching and mentoring skills” and more recently with the PMO supporting Agile delivery approaches, the term ‘coaching’ is heard more frequently. What does that actually mean?  Coaching is surrounded in misconceptions and in this session, we’ll be debunking some myths ...

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My First PMO Flashmob

On the 17th May, I attended my first PMO Flashmob, the event on this occasion was more specifically known as PMO Serious Play, held in Manchester. The idea behind this session is to learn and explore the mindsets and behaviours of the PMO supporting Agile based projects and programmes through playing with Lego. Upon arrival, at the event, I received ...

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Have a Word with the Boss

Had a conversation the other day with someone who wanted to come along to the PMO Hackathon event we’re holding in October. They wanted to come along but it starts at 2pm – which of course means leaving work early and they didn’t think their boss would be OK with that. I get it. They pay the wages they want ...

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