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Get a Great PMO Role

Last week was Project Challenge and in this session – recorded at the show – we looked at the PMO role. Here’s the 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 ...

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The PMO is the Knowledge Broker?

At the last PMO Flashmob Online, we thought it would be good to try out a little experiment. We asked people to take a look at a piece of published PMO research and then join in the virtual PMO Flashmob where we could have a chat about that research. The research we went for was ‘Project management office’ a knowledge ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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