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  1. 1. Earn up to 18 PDUs! THE 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Develop and Implement a PMO to Maximize July 21-22, 2010 Project Efficiency and Eliminate Waste Chicago, IL Pre-Conference Workshops: You Will Learn to: July 20, 2010 Align Your PMO to Business Needs Identify how your strategic PMO can provide maximum value to your organization Utilize Your Leverage Your PMO in Tight Economic Times Position your PMO to cut projects that have spiraled out of control and increase business efficiency PMO to Increase Project Transparency Focus on Ensure that all team members are familiar with the priorities, budget and status of the project Pressing Identify Projects that need Attention Learn how to boost efficiency, cut costs and improve project delivery Projects & Advance Your PMO Resource Discover best practices and learn how to advance and leverage your established PMO Allocation In Association with:
  2. 2. Pre-Conference Workshop 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Tuesday, July 20, 2010 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 Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 – 4:00 9:00 – 4:00 WORKSHOP A: PMO Implementation: WORKSHOP B: Advanced PMO Techniques: Learn How to Properly Execute a PMO Best Practices for Established PMO’s Building your PMO can be a complicated There are numerous barriers one must overcome procedure. There are many options to consider in order to successfully create and implement when creating a PMO, and there are so many a fully functional PMO. It is no secret that the places where everything can go wrong. Being building process is the most challenging and time able to learn from the mistakes of others will consuming procedure regarding the creation of a help increase your chances of success and PMO. However once a framework has been laid have a better understanding of the process. out and it has become fully functional things can This workshop will address the real-life lessons still go wrong and for a variety of reasons. The learned from implementing a PMO and how to PMO’s success or failure is based on its ability to properly go about executing a PMO in manage organizational investments. This pre- your office. conference workshop is designed for mapping out activities that are critical to delivery success and can • Discover what to do and what not to do in drive delivery improvement to advanced PMO’s. order to create an efficient PMO • Lean how other organizations implement • Create a PMO communications plan to their PMO, which strategies work and which increase collaboration strategies to avoid • Customize standards for project management • Identify problematic issues that may arise methodologies, processes and procedures and learn how to increase • Provide ongoing project management support business efficiency through coaching and educational training Dr. Gary J. Evans, PMP, President, Barbara Bostian, Director, CVR/IT Consulting LLC Project Management Office, Railinc 4:00 Workshops Adjourn 2
  3. 3. Day 1 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Wednesday, July 21, 2010 8:30 Registration & Continental Breakfast Job Targets: 9:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: • Quality Assurance Personnel Develop a Business Case for PMO Success • Directors of Development Project Management Offices are becoming even more critical during these tight economic times as • Program Management Officer they offer important governance in making sure all organizational projects are aligned with corporate • Performance Management Staff goals while also cutting out waste. This keynote address will offer proven cross-industry strategies and • Project Managers case studies to support the PMO business case and measure PMO effectiveness. Discover not only the • Program Managers benefits of implementing a PMO but also learn to communicate these benefits to senior executives to • Program Analysts successfully drive organizational results. • Senior Managers • Efficiently manage the human/financial resources of the organization in support of a business strategy • Developers • Identify and reduce organizational projects that have spiraled out of control • Planners • Obtain the buy-in and support of functional units by utilizing the technology made available • Team Leaders Shawn D. Belling, M.S., PMP, Project Manager/ • Project Support Staff Adjunct Instructor of Project Management, UW-Platteville, Lakeland College, UC-Irvine • Product Development Director 10:00 • Vice President of Operations Break & Refreshments • Senior Applications Analyst 10:15 Successfully Market Your PMO Internally and Achieve Organizational Buy-In • Establish the communications that will help achieve organizational buy-in for your PMO • Determine the right PMO deployment model for your organization • Focus on how the PMO will provide organizational value Barbara Bostian, Director, Project Management Office, Railinc CONTINUED ON PAGE 4… 3
  4. 4. Day 1 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Wednesday, July 21, 2010 …DAY 1 CONTINUED 11:15 2:30 Develop PMO Measures and Metrics for Create a PMO on a Depleted Budget: Meet Improved Organizational Success Your Internal Client Expectations • Determine how to select the appropriate measures • Learn how a PMO can be built & thrive during and metrics to evaluate PMO performance times of change • Deliver key factors for shareholder buy-in • Establish effective communications that will • Build key performance measures for decision help achieve organizational success support and transparency • Focus on how the PMO will provide value to the organization and prosper during times Boris Lyubomirsky, PMP, PMO Manager, Citigroup of uncertainty 12:15 3:30 Lunch Break Utilize Your Project Management Office to Mitigate Risk 1:15 Project Portfolio Management: • Develop tools to help project teams identify Learn How to Select the Right Projects risk analysis • Create risk impact analysis techniques to use for • Define and lay the foundation for the work portfolio large and small projects • Implement a consistent approach to planning • Identify common risk mitigations and and execution contingencies for PMOs • Understand how to implement your PPM strategy to deliver new products and services Shawn D. Belling, M.S., PMP, Project Manager/ Adjunct Instructor of Project Management, Dr. Gary J. Evans, PMP, President, CVR/IT Consulting LLC UW-Platteville, Lakeland College, UC-Irvine 2:15 4:15 Break & Refreshments Day One Adjourns PMP EXAM VOUCHER: $600 If you plan on taking the PMP Exam, you may purchase a voucher from The American Strategic Management Institute for $600 ($450 for PMI Members). The benefits of purchasing the voucher from The Institute are: • No out-of-pocket expense to register for the exam • All costs associated with PMP certification included on one invoice • Add all PMP certification expenses to the cost of this training 4
  5. 5. Day 2 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Thursday, July 22, 2010 8:30 12:15 Registration & Continental Breakfast Lunch Break 9:00 1:15 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Build a World-Class Project Management Office: Lessons Learned from a Mature PMO Implement Key Techniques to Align Your PMO Being able to effectively identify various operational to Organizational Goals challenges before they arise can make the difference • Discuss the maturity levels of a PMO along with in implementing a successful PMO. The team needs to each stage’s characteristics discover how to expand the role of the PMO over time • Review each phase’s objectives, activities, and understand how to implement a PMO strategic outcomes and key deliverables plan and plan for the future. This keynote address will • Extend the PMO’s influence beyond the project discuss what barriers you can possibly expect once lifecycle and into strategy formulation and execution your PMO is fully operational and the lessons learned. 2:15 • Discover the dilemmas of PMO success and failures Break & Refreshments • Improve on existing deliverables continuously and build for the future 2:30 • Rethink how to engage your stakeholders on Create A Road Map for the High Impact PMO thought leadership topics • Learn new, business-driven strategies for 10:00 managing a high impact PMO Break & Refreshments • Understand how to avoid the many unintended, negative consequences of project management 10:15 theories and standards Why PMO’s Fail: Control the Ability to Guide • Discover techniques for thinking “outside-the- and Manage Organizational Investments box” of the traditional PM community to ensure a business driven and results oriented PMO • Identify all of the needs of support services in order to facilitate outstanding delivery George Watson, PhD of UW-Madison • Enable a Common Organizational Integration Map that standardizes organizational and 3:30 capability collaboration Conference Adjourns • Maximize the power of organizational integration and drive delivery improvement 11:15 Develop an Effective Create an EPMO Today: Add Strategic Focus to Project Management Office your PMO Services • Examine the various PMO structures for to Ensure Your Projects enterprise implementation • Review strategies for determining if an EPMO is Meet Time, Quality and right for your entire organization • Create an efficient EPMO environment to allow Budget Standards for growth and expansion 5
  6. 6. 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT In-House Training & Customization 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 ASMI 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, ASMI’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, ASMI also has the ability to accommodate organization-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 • Contracting • Performance Measurement • Performance Reporting • Project Management • Program Evaluation • Lean Six Sigma • Administrative Management • Workforce Management • Change Management • Budgeting and Forecasting • Balanced Scorecard For more information about in-house training and certification options, please contact Jennifer Mueller at 202-739-9619 or email her at 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 • Luncheon Sponsor • Session Sponsor • Exhibit Booth Sponsor For more information on sponsorships or to get started, contact Meredith Mason at 202-739-9707 or email her at 6
  7. 7. 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Venue & Hotel Quality Assurance: Venue and Hotel: ASMI strives to provide you with the most productive and effective The 2010 Project Management Office Summit will be educational experience possible. If after completing the course held at The Hilton Suites Chicago, Magnificent Mile, you feel there is some way we can improve, please write your where a limited number of rooms have been reserved comments on the evaluation form provided upon your arrival. at the discounted rate of $247 until June 20, 2010. Should you feel dissatisfied with your learning experience and wish to request a credit or refund, please submit it in writing no later Please contact the hotel at the number provided below than 10 business days after the end of the training to: to make reservations and be sure to use the group code The Performance Institute to receive the discounted ASMI Corporate Headquarters: conference rate. 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20005 The Hilton Suites Chicago, Magnificent Mile We will evaluate individual complaints in a context of collective 198 East Delaware Place comments from the event. Chicago, Il 60611 Note: A $399 service fee will be charged on cancellations received 312-664-1100 less than four weeks from the date of the event. A credit memo will also be sent reflective of that amount, which can be used for a future conference. If you do not cancel your registration before the day of the event, you will be charged for the full conference amount. As speakers are confirmed six months before the event, Tuition & Group Discounts: some speaker changes or topic changes may occur in the program. ASMI is not responsible for speaker changes, but will work to ensure The tuition rate for attending The 2010 Project a comparable speaker is located to participate in the program. If for Management Office Summit is as follows: any reason ASMI decides to cancel this conference, ASMI accepts no responsibility for covering airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants, including delegates, sponsors and guests. Offerings Early Bird Private Rate Only Rate Note: Payment must be secured prior to the conference. If payment is not received by the conference start date, a method of Conference Only $1399* $1499 payment must be presented at the time of registration in order to guarantee your participation at the event. Pre-Conference Workshop A $399 $399 Pre-Conference Workshop B $399 $399 Discounts: • All ‘Early Bird’ Discounts must require payment at time of registration * For the Early Bird Rate, register before April 29, 2010. and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. For more information on group discounts for The 2010 • Any discounts offered whether by The Institute (including team discounts) must also require payment at the time of registration. Project Management Office Summit contact Melvin Hall • All discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer. at 202-739-9630 or email him at • Discounts cannot be applied retroactively. PMI REGISTERED Delivery Method: Group-live The American Strategic Management Institute has been reviewed and approved as a provider of project management training by the Project EDUCATION Program Level: Basic Management Institute. As a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P), The PROVIDER Institute has agreed to abide by PMI established quality assurance criteria. Prerequisites: None “PMI” and the PMI logo are service and trademarks registered in the United Advanced Preparation: None States and other nations; “PMP” is a certification mark registered in the United States and other nations; “PMBOK” and “CAPM” are trademarks registered in PDU Credits: Earn Up to 18 PDUs: the United States and other nations by the Project Management Institute, Inc., Conference=12, Pre-Conference Workshop=6 which is not affiliated with The American Strategic Management. 7
  8. 8. 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT Registration Form Call Fax this Form to Visit 877-992-9521 866-234-0680 Registration Form Yes! Register me for The 2010 Project Management Office Summit Conference Only Pre-Conference Workshop A Pre-Conference Workshop 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 Address Please make checks payable to: The American Strategic Management Institute CANCELLATION POLICY: The American Strategic Management Institute will provide a full refund less a $399 administration fee for cancellations requested four weeks prior to the event start date unless cancellation occurs within two weeks prior to the event start date. If a cancellation is requested less than two weeks prior to the event start date, no refund will be issued. Registrants who fail to attend and do not cancel prior to the event will be charged the entire registration fee. All cancellations must be requested through the cancellation link found in your attendance confirmation email. Please note that cancellation is not final until you receive a cancellation confirmation email. I have read and accepted the Cancellation Policy above. ACKNOWLEDGED AND AGREED By: ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Date: _______________________________________ Priority Code: T350-WEB
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  10. 10. 2010 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE SUMMIT About ASMI ASMI’s Vision Areas of Focus: In this challenging economic landscape, organizations • PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT: must develop and execute innovative strategies to survive Using business analytics to drive strategy and thrive. Performance and process improvement • PROCESS IMPROVEMENT: methodologies give managers the tools they need to Leaning processes for efficiency and quality improvement run leaner, more efficient businesses. The mission of the American Strategic Management Institute (ASMI) is to • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: connect business leaders with best-in-class practices Budgeting and forecasting for better decision-making and training to address management challenges and • PROJECT MANAGEMENT: improve results. ASMI has grown into one of the nation’s Managing projects to deliver results on time, within scope most innovative training providers, combining market and in budget research and industry insight to deliver experiences and • LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: tools to inspire leaders and grow businesses. Through Building leadership skills to manage in times of change and conflict virtual sessions, national summits, training programs and consulting services, ASMI brings together leaders to share insights, ideas and actions to transform organizations. Services Available: VIRTUAL TRAINING BRIEFINGS 90-minute training sessions for the latest tools and techniques to deliver results. NATIONAL SUMMITS National events allowing business leaders to share best practices and strategies for success. TRAINING PROGRAMS Methodology-based training modules in management competencies, offered publicly or custom-designed for your organization CONSULTING SERVICES Field experts who can bring bold change to your workforce planning processes. ASMI Corporate Headquarters 805 15th Street, NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC 20005 PHONE: 877-992-9522 FAX: 866-234-0680