6:00 p.m. - Food (various pizzas) and soft drinks are served, compliments of the PMI Keystone Chapter
6:15 p.m. - Special Presentation: Program Management - Delivering Benefits and Transformation
7:15 p.m. - Final remarks and session closure
7:30 p.m. - Session end
Programs are more than complex undertakings or a collection of related projects. Programs deliver enabling capabilities through projects and transition the outputs of those projects into an organization or market where outcomes are improved and benefits are realized. Through programs we see the value contribution of project management. Two standards that discuss the management of programs in the commercial world are PMI Standard for Program Management and the UK methodology Managing Successful Programmes. This presentation will discuss the context of these standards as well as the role of the program organization in advancing the component project performance, organizational change and optimizing benefits realization. – the program business case.
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 TheGuide to Lean Enablers for Managing Engineering Programs.
For the past twelve years, Joe has had considerable involvement in organizational project management maturity, 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. (1 PDU)