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The 2009 Project Management Offi ce Summit

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  • 1. Presented by: June 15-17, 2009 | Washington, DC The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Optional Pre-Conference Workshop: June 15, 2009 Optional Post-Conference Workshop: June 17, 2009 The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Developing and Implementing a PMO to Maximize Project Efficiency You Will Learn How To: • Successfully Market Your PMO Internally to Engage Stakeholders and Staff • Advance an Established and Operational PMO • Utilize Your PMO to Mitigate Risk and Keep Your Project on Budget • Identify and Apply PMO Measure and Metrics to Increase Success • Featuring Two Interactive Workshops Earn up to 18 PDUs In Association with: 1 1
  • 2. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Who Pre-Conference Seminar: Monday, June 15, 2009 Pre-Conference Seminars are hands-on, interactive sessions with specially designed exercises Should Attend: and projects that have immediate application. With this full day application session, you will enhance your training experience by establishing a reference point of knowledge, language and methodologies for the rest of the event. This seminar will dive deep into strategic planning and financial management to help improve your expertise and gain knowledge of practical tools to implement from field experts. Enrollment space is limited, so registered today to reserve • Project Managers your place. • Program Managers • Portfolio Managers 8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast • Team Leaders • Quality Assurance Personnel 9:00 • Planners Workshop A: • Performance Management Staff PMO Implementation • Program Analysts Building your PMO can be a complicated procedure. There are many options to consider • Project Support Staff when creating one, and there are so many places where everything can go wrong. Being able to learn from the mistakes of others will help increase your chances of success and have a better understanding of the process. This workshop will address the real-life lessons learned from implementing a PMO and how to properly go about executing a PMO in your office successfully. Reasons • Discover what to do and what not to do in order to create an efficient PMO in your office • Lean how other organizations went about implementing their PMO, which strategies worked and which did not to Attend: • Identify problematic issues that may arise before they actually do 12:00 Lunch Break 1. Discover Best Practices to Create a Business Case for the PMO 1:00 Seminar Continued 2. Develop Effective Staff and Resource Your PMO for 4:00 Maximum Results Seminar Adjourns 3. Obtain Key Strategies to Quickly Progress with the Implementation of Your PMO 4. Effectively Integrate Multiple Projects with PMO Implementation 5. Identify the PMO Project Life Cycle Framework 2 2
  • 3. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Day One: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 “This conference 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Conference Registration was very helpful 9:00 and informative. It Keynote Address: Develop a Business Case for PMO Success is going to help This keynote address will offer proven cross-industry strategies and case studies to support the PMO business case and measure PMO effectiveness. Discover not only the benefits me develop and of implementing a PMO but also learn to explain how to communicate these benefits to senior executives and how to successfully drive organizational results. implement a PMO in 10:00 my organization Break & Refreshments Sonya Lucas, The TAC Companies 10:15 Build a World-Class Project Management Office: Implement Key Techniques and Best-in-Class Practices • Discuss the five maturity levels of a PMO along with each stage’s characteristics • Review each phase’s objectives, activities, outcomes and key deliverables • Encourage interaction and prepare your organization’s upper management for a change of this magnitude 11:15 PMO Staff Levels: What’s the Right Amount? • Find out what the appropriate staffing level is for your project management office • Utilize best practice strategies for creating a staffing plan to best fit your needs • Develop a check-list for determining how and when to adjust PMO staffing levels to maximize end outcomes 12:15 Lunch Break 3 3
  • 4. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Day One: Tuesday, June 16, 2009, Continued 1:00 Use the Work Breakdown Structure for Effective Estimating • Understand the difference between cost estimating and cost budgeting “Good combination • Develop an expected value process to create a defensible contingency reserve of examples, 2:00 experiences and Develop a Preliminary Schedule • Create a network diagram and identify the critical path exercises used.” • Identify early and late schedules and produce a preliminary Gantt Chart using this information Pamela Stender, Eclipse Inc. 3:00 Construct the Network Diagram • Monitor project timing and resources and manage the links between them • Minimize and establish realistic project duration while maintaining overall cost and design requirements 4:00 Day Two Adjourns Develop an Effective Project Management Office to Ensure Your Projects Meet Time, Quality and Budget Standards 4 4
  • 5. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Post-Conference Day Two: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 8:30 Webinar Conference Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 Keynote Address: Advance an Established and Operational PMO: Apply Earned Value Lessons from a Mature PMO Management to Project Planning Being able to effectively identify various operational challenges before they arise can make the difference in implementing a successful PMO. The team needs to discover how to ex- In today’s turbulent economy, many pand the role of the PMO over time and understand how to implement a PMO strategic plan government agencies of all sizes want to and plan for the future. This keynote address will discuss what barriers you can possibly improve their project planning process expect while creating a project management office and the lessons learned. in order to stay within scope, schedule and budget. Being able to foresee early warning signs of performance problems has 10:00 never been more valuable. Earned Value Break & Refreshments Management is a project management technique for measuring project progress in 10:15 an objective manner and is known to be very Utilize Your Project Management Office to Mitigate Risk effective when properly implemented. • Discover how to best manage risk awareness, contingency Our Earned Value Management webinar planning, impact analysis and issue management will highlight the leading innovations in EVM • Learn to deal with all aspects of risk management and discover how they are best and teach you how to manage and report handled project data and enhance performance. Learn to discover the warning signs for • Find out how PMOs can assist in mitigating risks underperforming projects and improve the definition of project scope, prevent scope 11:15 creep and effectively communicate your Successfully Market Your PMO progress to stakeholders. • Recognize that it is your job as a director to market your PMO and institute a change that During this webinar you will learn: everyone can accept • Earned Value Overview • Understand that no matter what your PMO maturity level is, you must create and sustain a project culture within the organization • Standard EVM terminology • Learn to help build consistency across your organization and get everyone onboard • How EVM provides powerful information about your project 12:15 • To strategically apply performance metrics to predict end outcomes Conference Adjourns • Innovative techniques for enhancing project execution • Identify the warning signs for underperforming projects • Essential features of any EVM Implementation 5 5
  • 6. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit PDUs Post-Conference Workshops: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 1:15 Post-Conference Workshops: Post-Conference Seminars are practical, supplementary application sessions which incorporate and review tools, techniques and methods presented during the event. Participants will obtain a ® further understanding of how to use newly acquire tools and cutting-edge strategies to improve PMI Registered Education Provider strategic planning and financial management performance. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immedi- PDUs: 9 for the conference, and 6 ate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so registered today to reserve your for the Pre-Conference Seminar, 3 place. for Post Conference Workshop The Performance Institute has been The ABCs of OPM3 reviewed and approved as a provider of OPM3 provides requirements for assessing and developing capabilities in portfolio, program, project management training by the Project and project management, helping organizations to advance organizational strategies through Management Institute. As a PMI Registered projects. It contains three different elements to help enhance results elements - a knowledge Education Provider (R.E.P), The Performance foundation, assessment, and improvement. The purpose of the OPM3 model is to enable orga- Institute has agreed to abide by PMI nizations to assess and accordingly improve their project, program, and portfolio management established quality assurance criteria. capabilities. By attending this workshop you will be able to: “PMI” and the PMI logo are service and • Review the OPM3 Structure and terminology used in the OPM3 standard trademarks registered in the United States and other nations; “PMP” is a certification • Obtain ideas on how the OPM3 can used based on the PM role mark registered in the United States and • Gain a thorough understanding of the process steps needed for OPM3 Implementation other nations; “PMBOK” and “CAPM” • Review the necessary requirements for full OPM 3 certification are trademarks registered in the United States and other nations by the Project 4:15 Management Institute, Inc., which is not affiliated with The Performance Institute. Workshop Adjourns Earning PMI Credits The Performance Institute is a Registered Education Provider of The Project Ensure That All Projects Are Aligned with Management Institute. All of our project management trainings, conferences and Organizational Processes webinars offer credits to help you take the PMP Exam or stay accredited with PMI. 6 6
  • 7. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit Sponsorship In-House Training One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the Opportunities delivery of on-site trainings and management facilitations. Bringing a training or facilitation in-house gives you the opportunity to customize a program that addresses your exact challenges and provides a more personal learning experience, while virtually eliminating travel expenses. Whether you require training for a small group or for an organizational- wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by The Performance Institute will As a conference and training create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the provider, The Performance Institute is talent within your organization. an expert in bringing together leaders Customization: to share and discuss best practices We realize that not all obstacles can be overcome by applying an “off-the-shelf solution”. While many training providers will offer you some variation of their standard training, and innovations. We connect The Performance Institute’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to decision-makers with respected examine your programs and determine your exact areas of need. The identification of real life examples will create a learning atmosphere that resonates with participants while at solution providers. the same time providing immediate return on your training investment. Using interactive exercises that employ actual projects or scenarios from your organization, instructors can address specific challenges and align the curriculum of each session to your objectives. The Institute offers four different pre- While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, The Performance designed sponsorship packages: institute also has the ability to accommodate organizational-wide training initiatives. Utilizing multiple instructors, The Institute has the capacity to deliver courses to groups of up to 300 participants per day. • Event Co-Sponsor Areas of expertise: • Session Sponsor On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: • Luncheon Sponsor Strategic Planning Performance Measurement • Exhibit Booth Sponsor Project Management Lean Six Sigma For more information on sponsorships Workforce Management Performance-Based Budgeting or to get started, contact Jessica Performance-Based Contracting Ward at 703-894-0481 or Ward@ Performance Reporting Program Evaluation Administrative Management Leadership and Change For more information about in-house training options available to you, please contact Mark Bryan at 703-894-0481 x 225 or email him at 7 7
  • 8. The 2009 Project Management Office Summit REGISTRATION Venue & Hotel 1. ONLINE at The 2009 Project Management Office Summit will be hosted at The Performance Institute’s 2. VIA FAX to 703-894-0482 training center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse stop on the Orange Line 3. VIA PHONE to 703-894-0481 of the D.C. Metro. A public parking garage is located inside of the building for $10/day. 4. VIA MAIL to 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Sixth Floor Arlington, VA 22201 Continental breakfast and refreshments will be provided for delegates on each day. Yes! Register me for The 2009 PMO Summit Conference Address: The Performance Institute Training Center Add Pre-Conference Seminar 1515 N. Courthouse Rd. Add Post Conference Workshop Suite 600 Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Arlington, VA 22201 A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott Delegate Information at the prevailing rate of $209.00 until May 15, 2009. Please call the hotel directly and reference code “Project Management Office Summit” when making reservations to get the discounted rate. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Name Title Please ask the hotel about a complimentary shuttle that is also available for your convenience. Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Office Organization Arlington, VA 22209 Phone: 703-528-2222 Address Hotel and Travel costs are not included in conference tuition. City State Zip Tuition & Group Discounts Offerings for Private Sector Early Bird Rate Regular Rate Telephone Fax Conference Only $1699 $1799 Pre-Conference Seminar ---------- $599 Email Post Conference Workshop ---------- $299 Conference, Seminar and Workshop $2499 $2599 Payment Information Training Form/Purchase Order Check (accepted by mail only) Credit Card * For the Early Bird Rate, Register by April 20th, 2009 Offerings for Public Sector Early Bird Rate Regular Rate Credit Card Number Expiration Date Conference Only $1199 $1299 Pre-Conference Seminar ---------- $499 Name on Card 3 Digit Card verification # Post Conference Workshop ---------- $199 Conference, Seminar and Workshop ---------- $1899 * For the Early Bird Rate, Register by April 20th, 2009 Billing Zip Code For more information on group discounts for 2009 Project Management Office Summit please Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute contact Melvin Hall at 703-894-0481 x210 or email him at Priority Code: T327-WEB improve, please write your comments on the cides to cancel this conference, The Performance Cancellation Policy: All the cancellation requests need to be made Institute accepts no responsibility for covering online. Your confirmation email contains links to evaluation form provided upon your arrival. For live events: The Performance Institute will airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by regis- modify or cancel registrations. Please note that Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning provide a full refund less $399 administration trants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. the cancellation is not final until you receive a experience and wish to request a credit or re- fee for cancellations four weeks before the written confirmation. fund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 event. If cancellation occurs within two weeks business days after the end of the training to: prior to conference start date, no refund will be Payment must be secured prior to the confer- Discounts issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do ence. If payment is not received by the confer- The Performance Institute: Quality Assurance • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment not cancel prior to the event will be charged the ence start date, a method of payment must be 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600 at time of registration and before the cut-off entire registration fee. presented at the time of registration in order to Arlington, VA 22201 date in order to receive any discount. guarantee your participation at the event. For webinars: The Performance Institute will • Any discounts offered whether by The Per- Note: As speakers are confirmed six months provide a full refund less $50 administrative fee formance Institute (including team discounts) before the event, some speaker changes or topic for cancellations four weeks before the event. If must also require payment at the time of changes may occur in the program. The Per- Quality Assurance: cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to registration. formance Institute is not responsible for speaker conference start date, no refund will be issued. The Performance Institute strives to provide you changes, but will work to ensure a comparable • All discount offers cannot be combined with Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel with the most productive and effective educa- speaker is located to participate in the program. any other offer. prior to the meeting will be charged the entire tional experience possible. If after completing If for any reason The Performance Institute de- registration fee. • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively the course you feel there is some way we can 8 8