• Like
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
Uploaded on


More in: Business , Technology
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. Lean Six Sigma for IT The 2010 Earn up to Utilize Your PMO to Focus on Pressing Projects 18 PDUs and Resource Allocation Develop and January 12-13, 2010 | Arlington, VA Optional Pre-Conference Workshops: January 11, 2010 Implement a PMO to You Will Learn To: Maximize Allign your PMO to Business Needs Identify how your strategic PMO can provide maximum value to your organization Project Leverage Your PMO in Tight Economic Times Efficiency Position your PMO to cut projects that have spiraled out of control and increase business efficiency and Eliminate Increase Project Transparency Waste Ensure that all team members are familiar with the priorities, budget and status of the project Identify Projects that need Attention Learn how to boost IT efficiency, cut costs and improve project delivery Optional Advanced PMO Workshop In Association with: Discover best practices and tips for established PMO’s to become more successful PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010 www.ASMIweb.com/PMO2010 1
  • 2. Project Management Office Summit January 11, 2010 pre-conference workshop Pre-Conference Workshops 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 your PMO today. Through group exercises and scenario-based learning, you’ll walk away with the expertise and resources needed for immediate and practical application. Enrollment space is limited, so register today to reserve your seat. 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Seminar Registration 9:00 – 4:00 workshop a PMO Implementation: Learn How to Properly Execute a PMO Building your PMO can be a complicated procedure. There are many options to consider 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. Discover what to do and what not to do in order to create an efficient PMO Lean how other organizations implement their PMO, which strategies worked and which strategies to avoid Identify problematic issues that may arise and learn how to increase business efficiency Dr. Gary J. Evans, PMP®, President, CVR/IT Consulting LLC 9:00 – 4:00 workshop b Advanced PMO Techniques: Best Practices for Established PMO’s There are numerous barriers one must overcome in order to successfully create and implement a fully functional PMO. It is no secret that the building process is the most challenging and time consuming procedure regarding the creation of a PMO. However once a framework has been laid out and it has become fully functional things can still go wrong and for a variety of reasons. The PMO’s success or failure is based on its ability to manage organizational investments. This pre-conference workshop is designed for mapping out activities that are critical to delivery success and can drive delivery improvement to advanced PMO’s. Create a PMO communications plan to increase collaboration Customize standards for project management methodologies, processes and procedures Provide ongoing project management support through coaching and educational training Barbara Bostian, Director, Project Management Office, Railinc 4:00 Workshops Adjourn 2 PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010
  • 3. Project Management Office Summit day one January 12, 2010 8:30 Continental Breakfast & Conference Registration 9:00 keynote address Develop a Business Case for PMO Success Project Management Offices are becoming even more critical during the recession as they offer important IT governance in making sure all organizational projects are aligned with corporate goals while also cutting out waste. 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 of implementing a PMO but also learn to communicate these benefits to senior executives successfully drive organizational results. Efficiently manage the human and financial resources of the organization in support of the business strategy Identify and reduce organizational projects that have spiraled out of control Obtain the buy-in and support of functional units by utilizing the technology made available Shawn D. Belling, M.S., PMP®, Project Manager/Adjunct Instructor of Project Management UW-Platteville, Lakeland College, UC-Irvine 10:00 11:15 Break & Refreshments Develop PMO Measures and Metrics for Improved Organizational Success 10:15 Determine how to select the appropriate Successfully Market Your PMO Internally measures and metrics to evaluate PMO and Achieve Organizational Buy-In performance Establish the communications that will help Deliver key factors for shareholder consensus achieve organizational buy-in for your Build key performance measures for decision Determine the right PMO deployment model support and transparency for your organization Focus on how the PMO will provide value to Dr. Gary J. Evans, PMP® the organization President, CVR/IT Consulting LLC Dan Prather, Strategic Projects Leader 12:15 Lunch Break who should attend: CIO IT Specialists CTO Systems Architects IT Directors Business Analysts VP’s Performance Improvement Managers IT Managers System Analysts Assistant Directors Senior Project Managers Information Technology Specialists Deployment Leader / Champion PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010 3
  • 4. day one Project Management Office Summit January 12, 2010 1:15 3:30 Build a World-Class Project Management Create an EPMO Today: Add Strategic Office: Implement Key Techniques to Focus to your PMO Services Align Your PMO to Organizational Goals Examine the various PMO structures for Discuss the five maturity levels of a PMO along enterprise implementation with each stage’s characteristics Review strategies for determining if an EPMO is Review each phase’s objectives, activities, right for your entire organization outcomes and key deliverables Create an efficient EPMO environment to allow Extend the PMO’s influence beyond the for growth and expansion project lifecycle and into strategy formulation and execution Carol Rauh, Ph.D., PMP® Senior PMO Specialist, AARP Dr. Frank Anbari, Six Sigma Master Black Belt PMP®, Drexel University 4:15 Day One Adjourns 2:15 Break & Refreshments 2:30 Create a PMO on a Depleted Budget: Meet Your Internal Client Expectations Learn how a PMO can be built and thrive during times of change Establish effective communications that will help achieve organization success Focus on how the PMO will provide value to the organization and prosper during times of uncertainty Barbara Bostian, Director, Project Management Office, Railinc 4 PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010
  • 5. Project Management Office Summit day two January 13, 2010 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast 9:00 keynote address Lessons from a Mature PMO 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 expand the role of the PMO over time and understand how to implement a PMO strategic plan and plan for the future. This keynote address will discuss what barriers you can possibly expect once your PMO if fully operational and the lessons learned. Discover the dilemmas of PMO Success Improve on existing deliverables continuously and build for the future Rethink how to engage your stakeholders on thought leadership topics Ed Cullari, Director, PMO®, Amerisure Mutual Insurance 10:00 1:15 Break & Refreshments Utilize Your Project Management Office to Mitigate Risk 10:15 Develop tools to help project teams Why PMO’s Fail: The Ability to Guide and identify risks Manage Organizational Investments Create risk impact analysis techniques to use Identify all of the needs of support services in for large and small projects order to facilitate outstanding delivery Identify common risk mitigations and Enable a Common Organizational Integration contingencies for PMO Map that standardizes organizational and capability collaboration James Hannon, International Development Manager, Sungard Brokerage and Clearance Maximize the power of organizational integration and drive delivery improvement 2:15 Wanda Curlee, PgMP, PMP®, DM, Senior Break & Refreshments Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP 2:30 11:15 The Project Management Office Project Portfolio Management: Learn how Workbook – A Real World Success Story to Select the Right Projects Discover how the Bayfront Medical Center Define and lay the foundation for the has established a successful Project work portfolio Management Office Implement a consistent approach to planning Realize the benefits of putting work into and execution projects within your organization Understand how to implement your PPM Learn how to effectively communicate across strategy to deliver new products and services project teams using a project workbook Wanda Curlee, PgMP, PMP®, DM, Senior Paul Capello, PMP®, Project Office Manager, Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP Bayfront Health Systems 12:15 3:30 Lunch Break Conference Adjourns PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010 5
  • 6. Project Management Office Summit In-House Training In-House Training One of the more popular vehicles for accessing the Institute’s educational offerings is the 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 your department or for an organization-wide initiative, the advanced learning methods employed by the American Strategic Management Institute will create an intimate training atmosphere that maximizes knowledge transfer to enhance the talent within your organization. CUSTOMIZATION 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, the American Strategic Management Institute’s subject matter experts will work with you and your team to 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 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. While the majority of on-site trainings are focused on smaller groups, the American Strategic Management 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. AREAS OF EXPERTISE On-site delivery of single courses, certification programs and entire packages of specialized courses are available in the following areas: Strategic Planning Workforce Management Program Evaluation Performance Measurement Budgeting and Forecasting Administrative Management Project Management Contracting Change Management Lean Six Sigma Performance Reporting Balanced Scorecard For more information please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or email Jennifer.Mueller@PerformanceInstitute.org sponsorship opportunities As a conference and training provider, The American Strategic Management Institute is an expert in bringing together leaders to share and discuss best practices and innovations. We connect decision- makers with respected solution providers. ASMI offers four different pre-designed sponsorship packages: Event Co-Sponsor Session Sponsor Luncheon Sponsor Exhibit Booth Sponsor To learn more about exhibiting and sponsorships at 2010 Project Management Office Summit please contact Meredith Mason 202-739-9707 or email her at Meredith.Mason@PerformanceInstitute.org. 6 PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010
  • 7. Project Management Office Summit Logistics & Registration Venue and Hotel: Tuition and Group Discounts Project Management Office Summit will be held at The Offerings Regular Rate Performance Institute Training Center in Arlington, VA, just one block east of the Courthouse Metro stop on the Conference Only $999 Orange Line. A public parking garage is located inside Pre-Conference Workshop A $399 of the building. Pre-Conference Workshop B $399 The Performance Institute Training Center * For the Early Bird rate or for more information on 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Suite 600 group discounts for Project Management Office Arlington, VA 22201 Summit please contact Melvin Hall at 202-739-9630 or 877-992-9521 email him at Melvin.Hall@PerformanceInstitute.org. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott at the PDUs prevailing rate of $233 until December 11, 2009. Please call the hotel directly for reservations and reference code Project Management Office Summit. The hotel is conveniently located three blocks from the Rosslyn Metro station. Please ask the hotel PMI Registered Education Provider about a complimentary shuttle that is also available PDUs: Earn Up to 18 PDUs, for your convenience. 11 for the Training, 6 for the Pre-Conference Workshop The Performance Institute has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project Arlington Rosslyn Courtyard by Marriott management training by the Project Management Institute. As a PMI Registered 1533 Clarendon Blvd. Education Provider (R.E.P), The Performance Institute has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. “PMI” and the PMI logo are service and Arlington, VA 22209 trademarks registered in the United States and other nations; “PMP” is a certification mark registered in the United States and other nations; “PMBOK” and “CAPM” Phone: 703-528-2222 / 1-800-321-2211 are trademarks registered in the United States and other nations by the Project www.courtyardarlingtonrosslyn.com Management Institute, Inc., which is not affiliated with The Performance Institute. Cancellation Policy For live events: The Performance Institute will provide a full refund less $399 The Performance Institute Corporate Headquarters administration fee for cancellations four weeks before the event. If cancellation occurs Quality Assurance within two weeks prior to conference start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20005 who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. We will evaluate individual complaints in a context of collective comments from the event. Note: As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, some speaker All the cancellation requests need to be made via Cvent or email. Your confirmation changes or topic changes may occur in the program. The Performance Institute is email contains links to modify or cancel registrations. Please note that the cancellation not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure a comparable speaker is is not final until you receive a written confirmation. located to participate in the program. Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of payment must be presented at the time of If for any reason The Performance Institute decides to cancel this conference it accepts registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. Quality Assurance Discounts The Performance Institute strives to provide you with the most productive and effective • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration and before the educational experience possible. If after completing the course you feel there is some cut-off date in order to receive any discount. way we can improve, please write your comments on the evaluation form provided • Any discounts offered whether by The Performance Institute (including team upon your arrival. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish discounts) must also require payment at the time of registration. to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later than 10 business days • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. after the end of the training to: • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010 7
  • 8. Project Management Office Summit Logistics & Registration to register Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9522 866-234-0680 PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010 Registration Form Yes! Register me for The Project Management Office Summit Yes! Add a Pre-Conference Workshop: (choose) A B Please call me. I am interested in a special Group Discount for my team Delegate Information Name Title Organization Dept. Address City State Zip Telephone Fax Email Payment Information Check Purchase Order / Training Form Credit Card Credit Card Number Expiration Date Verification no. Name on Card Billing Zip Please make checks payable to: The Performance Institute Priority Code: T346-WEB 8 PerformanceInstitute.org/PMO2010