Building your Center of Excellence

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In modern project management, the specific tasks that fall to the PM Center of Excellence varies from organization to organization. However, there are trends and best practices that define the high-level function of the COE in the Project or Program Management Office. In this complimentary one-hour webinar, Cadence Vice President and COO Connie Plowman will provide a framework for where to begin building your own Project Management Center of Excellence today.

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Building your Center of Excellence

  1. 1. The Cadence Distinguished Speaker Series Presents Building your Project Management Center of Excellence with Connie Plowman, PMP Thank you for joining us. The session will begin momentarily. © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 1 1
  2. 2. The Cadence Distinguished Speaker Series Presents Building your Project Management Center of Excellence WELCOME! Connie Plowman, PMP COO, Cadence Management Corporation © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 2 2
  3. 3. Before we get started….   Ask questions in the chat room   Questions will also be answered offline   Session is being recorded   Recorded session will be posted on our website   Copy of the presentation will be sent to you © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. About Connie Plowman, PMP Corporate Leader Cadence Management Corporation •  Spent 12 years with IBM in Volunteer Leader employee, customer & Project Management Institute executive education PMI Member – 1998 •  Started project management PMP – 2002 career with Cadence in 1988 •  VP Certification (3 years) •  Work closely with worldwide •  President-Elect (1 year) clients, seminar leader community, and Global •  Chapter President (1 year) Solution Providers •  Past President (1 year) •  Named Chief Operating •  Component Mentor (2 years) Officer in 2006 •  Leader Institute Advisory Group (2 years) •  PMI Professional Awards Program Member Advisory Group (Current - ???) © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. Today’s Topics   Define various elements to consider in your center of excellence   Examine real-world examples of organizations that use the PM- COE to build a culture of project management excellence   Walk away with an action plan to build your center of excellence © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 5
  6. 6. Cadence Offers Integrated Project Management Solutions Seminars: Organization Project Management Courses: •  Project Management Consulting: •  Rapid Project Planning/Start-Ups •  Managing Project Management •  Best Practice Assessment with OPM3® •  Program Management •  Project Audits and Reviews •  Portfolio Management •  Advanced Project Coaching •  Executive Briefing: Project Management •  Project Management Guidelines Document •  Executive Briefing: Program/Portfolio Management •  Project Management Process Implementation •  Project Office Implementation Specific Focus Courses: •  Personal Skills for Project Managers •  Risk Management Tools and Support: •  Scope Management •  ProjectMaster Software •  Schedule Management •  MSProject Training •  Procurement Management •  WallCharts for Project Planning •  Communications Management •  CAPM®/PMP® Certification Exam Prep •  Contract Negotiations •  Ongoing Free Support to Seminar Graduates •  Refresher Training & Topical Updates •  Online Seminars •  Project Sponsorship •  Webinars and Podcasts •  Templates © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 6
  7. 7. Level Setting   Definition from PMBOK® Guide •  Project Management Office (PMO) – An organizational body or entity assigned various responsibilities related to the centralized and coordinated management of those projects under its domain. The responsibilities of the PMO can range from providing project management support functions to actually being responsible for the direct management of a project.   Center of Excellence = PMO © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. Let’s take a poll! 7
  8. 8. What Cadence sees in PMOs around the world   No PMOs are alike   Very few PMOs have performance metrics   PMO performance metrics need to be tied to the organizational goals   There is not a PM Process Owner © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Functions/Elements to Consider Performance Management Education & Impact Training Management Infra- Resource & structure Financial Center of Excellence Communi- Integration cations Process Management © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 9
  10. 10. PMO Communications   PMO Vision Communi-   Executive & Management Reporting cations   PMO Status Reports © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 10
  11. 11. Process Management   PM Methodology / Process Standards Process   Corporate Coherence Management   Audit Compliance   Project Prioritization © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 11
  12. 12. Infrastructure   Tools and Templates Infra-   Information Databases structure   Project Knowledge Management   Applied Best Practices © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 12
  13. 13. Integration   Projects and Programs   Annual Master Plan Integration   Dependencies   Gaps/Overlaps © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 13
  14. 14. PMO Education and Training   Organizational PM Courses Education &   Specific Focus Courses Training   Certification Preparation   Congresses and Symposiums © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 14
  15. 15. Impact Management   Issue Management Impact   Risk Management Management   Change Control © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 15
  16. 16. Performance Management   Benefit Mapping Performance   Project Metrics Management   Trend Analysis © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 16
  17. 17. Resource and Financial   People & Expense Tracking   Capital Projects Resource & Financial   Resource Loading © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 17
  18. 18. Functions to Consider Performance Management Education & Impact Training Benefit Mapping Management Project Metrics Resource & Org. PM Courses Trend Analysis Issue Management Financial Specific Focus Infrastructure Courses Risk Management Tools & Templates People & Expense Certification Prep Change Control Information DBs Tracking Congresses & Symposiums Project Knowledge Capital Projects Resource Loading Center of Management Integration Excellence Communications Applied Best Practices Projects/Programs PMO Vision Process Mgmt. Annual Master Plan Executive & Mgmt PM Methodology/ Reporting Dependencies Process Standards PMO Status & Gaps/Overlaps Corporate Coherence Progress Audit Compliance Project Prioritization © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 18
  19. 19. Your Action Plan   What is my high-level WBS for our Center of Excellence?   What is our PMO Vision?   What do we need to do to develop our skills in the Center of Excellence?   What are our performance metrics?   How is our Center of Excellence tied to the organizational goals?   What is in our way of getting this done?   Contact Cadence if you would like to talk with our customers who have a Center of Excellence © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. Let’s take a poll. 19
  20. 20. Project Status GREEN – IN GOOD SHAPE RED – IN TROUBLE YELLOW – FOR THE UNDECIDED © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 2009 20
  21. 21. New Project Status Heading from Yellow to Green Green project moving to complete We said it was complete but really Heading from Green to Yellow it doesn’t work at all Heading downhill from Yellow to It doesn’t work at all and we wish it Red was complete Its doesn’t work at all and we wish Heading uphill from Red to Yellow we had never started We are saying it is Green but We said it was complete but really really it is coming apart we never started A miracle occurred and it is going We didn’t do anything but the from Red to Green customer thinks that we did © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 21
  22. 22. Today’s Topics   Define various elements to consider in your center of excellence   Examine real-world examples of organizations that use the PM- COE to build a culture of project management excellence   Walk away with an action plan to build your center of excellence © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 22
  23. 23. The Cadence Distinguished Speaker Series Presents Building your Project Management Center of Excellence with Connie Plowman Thank you for joining us! © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 23 23
  24. 24. Beyond the Webinar Award-winning Ask Cadence: Project Management The Project Management Training from Podcast Cadence cadencemc.com/askcadence cadencemc.com/training For three years, the Ask Cadence team has The award-winning Cadence project brought you strategies and tools for tackling the management methodology is the foundation of biggest project problems. Learn more at all our project management training, consulting, cadencemc.com, or subscribe for free in the tools, and software. Learn more about how iTunes Music Store today. world-class companies are delivering business results with Cadence. Cadence Graduates on LinkedIn Subscribe to the Cadence Mailing List cadencemc.com/linkedin cadencemc.com/enews Follow @AskCadence on Twitter Join the Cadence Fan Page on Facebook twitter.com/askcadence cadencemc.com/facebook Professional Development Units (PDUs) Our courses qualify for PDU credit or Education Contact hours from the Project Management Institute. Contact PMI at www.pmi.org for processing details. © 2010 Cadence Management Corporation. All rights reserved. 24

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