PMO Building Blocks for Successful Strategic Initiative Management

PDUs

CEUs

2.1

LEVEL

Applied

LENGTH

3 Days

PMI Member Early Registration

$2100

PMI Member
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$2550

Non-Member Early Registration

$2550

Non-Member

$2685

Government Pricing

$2100

Note: Pricing may vary based on country

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Seminar Description

Topics: Strategic Application and Governance, Strategic Planning and Implementation

Sub-Topics: Portfolio Management, Project Management Office (PMO)

Whether your organization has a PMO or is contemplating creating one, this course offers key principles that help PMO leadership establish and mature a PMO. An incremental approach (i.e., “building blocks”) is presented  that provides PMO leadership an iterative methodology that focuses on using “manageable changes” to build and improve a PMO to successfully deliver the organization’s strategy.
 
This seminar utilizes a ‘hands-on’ approach, and each student will complete an individualized roadmap for immediate use in their own PMO. Participants will be provided with the tools to determine which aspects of project, program and/or portfolio management will be most appropriate for their organizations, and the extent to which they should be implemented.  Participants will evaluate their organization’s culture and maturity to determine the specific PMO functions, the level of rigor and sequence for implementation. Finally, the role that leadership plays in PMO success is reviewed. 

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:      

  • Effectively identify the current state of their PMO
  • Select and prioritize the appropriate building blocks to establish or improve the results of the PMO. 
  • Coach, develop and retain highly talented and productive teams

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PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.

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  •  
  • Technical
  • Leadership
  • Strategic
  • Total
  • PMP®/PgMP®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  • PMI-ACP®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  • PMI-SP®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  • PMI-RMP®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  • PfMP®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  • PMI-PBA®
  • 0.00
  • 3.00
  • 18.00
  • 21.00
  •  
  • Talent Triangle Blue
  • Talent Triangle Green
  • Talent Triangle Purple
  • Complete Talent Triangle

Locations Offered

SeminarsWorld® in Boston

6 - 8 August 2018 Boston Massachusetts, United States

Early Registration: 25 June 2018


Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors in Boston to network, learn and problem-solve with your peers. The small-group, topic-intensive seminars align with the PMI Talent Triangle®, earning you up to 29.5 PDUs and 2.95 CEUs. Register by 25 June 2018 for early bird rates, and through 12 July, save on guest rooms at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Your registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. SeminarsWorld runs from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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SeminarsWorld® in Chicago

12 - 14 November 2018 Chicago Illinois, United States

Early Registration: 1 October 2018


Join our expert SeminarsWorld® instructors in Chicago to network, learn and problem-solve with your peers. The small-group, topic-intensive seminars align with the PMI Talent Triangle®, earning you up to 28 PDUs and 2.8 CEUs. Register by 1 October 2018 for early bird rates, and through 22 October, save on guest rooms at the Hilton Chicago. Your registration fee includes breakfast and lunch. SeminarsWorld runs from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Event Instructors

Instructor Claudia M. Baca

Claudia M. Baca
PMP
Locations: Boston, Chicago

Claudia M. Baca has PMO experience in multiple industries across all disciplines of portfolio, program, and project management. Claudia is an experienced writer and lecturer. She co-authored papers on the effective development of PMOs which were presented at four PMI global congresses. She has written five books on effective project management including the popular, Project Management for Mere Mortal. Claudia was the chair and co-author for Managing Change in Organizations: A Practice Guide, …

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Instructor Ruth Anne Guerrero

Ruth Anne Guerrero
PMP
Locations: Boston, Chicago

Ruth Anne Guerrero has expertise in establishing and managing PMOs, and demonstrating how project management helps organizations improve their project execution and enables the attainment of strategic business goals. As head of US PMO for TD Bank, she was responsible for the $400MM project portfolio and supporting more than 750 project managers and business analysts. Prior to joining TD Bank, Ruth Anne worked at the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies as vice president, PMO. At JPMorgan Cha…

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