Northeast Branch: August 2018 Meeting

5:45 p.m. - Doors open, networking

6:00 p.m. - Pizza served, compliments of the chapter.  Participants may also order off the menu at their own cost if they wish.

6:15 p.m. - Presentation starts

7:15 p.m. - Wrap-up, review, and close

Topic: Standard for OPM

Summary: This latest PMI foundational standard addresses the gap between PMI’s project, program and portfolio standards, practice guides and establishing an effective governance framework that supports a project-based organization. This standard is the enabling bridge between the various PMI domain standards and developing an effective methodology, governance framework and an implementation strategy. It also provides guidance for conducting the organizational transformation using a program management approach that focuses on OPM related benefits and value delivery, including the role of the PMO in organizational excellence. The standard can be downloaded by PMI members at:


Our Presenter:

Joe Sopko, PMP, MSP, P3O is an independent organizational project management improvement consultant and a joint recipient of the 2013 Shingo Prize Research Award as a contributing author to The Guide to Lean Enablers for Managing Engineering Programs.


For more than a decade, Joe has had considerable involvement in organizational project management maturity models, PMO development, program management and business improvement initiatives.  He has been an active participant and core team member in the development, review and practical application of PMI’s OPM3® Standard, AXELOS Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), PMI Standard for Organizational Project Management and is a former member of the ISO US Technical Advisory Group for Project, Programme and Portfolio Standards (ISO/TC258).  Joe has also authored several papers regarding the practical use of program management and multiple maturity model approaches as an enablers for PMO development, value delivery and in improving organizational project business excellence. 

Event Properties

Event Date 08-16-2018 5:45 pm
Event End Date 08-16-2018 7:30 pm
Registration Start Date 07-12-2018 12:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Cut off date 08-15-2018 4:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location Marzoni's Brick Oven & Brewing
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