Building an Enterprise PMO from scratch is a world class challenge. Don will walk through the process used to build a strong and effective PMO with a client. In a short and concise presentation, we will cover a range of topics including:
Building a guiding coalition and change management
Building a strong value proposition and an effective compelling story
Basic principles of PMO structure
Challenges to expect and how to approach them
Attendees will walk away with a better idea of how structure and implement a PMO as well as some principles of effective change management.
Presenter : Don Ortner, Partner, Enterprise Systems Partners, Inc.
Speaker Profile :
Don builds processes and leads team to convert great ideas into reality. He has worked over 25 years in all aspects of project management and new product development from idea generation through production and commercial launch. After 6 years in international marketing and product planning at General Motors, Don moved into the heavy truck industry at Mack and Volvo. As Chief Project Manager, Don led teams to bring two successful new vehicle families from concept to market. Ten years ago, Don began consulting with C-level teams to develop processes for strategy, innovation, new product development and project management. He has worked with companies from early stage startups to global Fortune 200 companies in a broad range of industries to develop, implement and refine project and project portfolio management processes. In addition, Don has conducted practical project management workshops with over 500 people for a number of clients.
In addition to consulting, Don teaches MBA level courses in project management and international strategy at DeSales University. He has earned the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is an active member of the PMI. Don holds a Masters of International Business Studies from the University of South Carolina
As always we look forward to an informative and entertaining PDU-category session. As with most Lehigh Valley Branch PMI events, there is no cost to attend this event, it is open to non-PMI members and PMI members alike, and complimentary snacks/non-alcoholic drinks are included at no charge courtesy of PMI. Attendees will also receive 1 PDU code.
If you know someone who you feel will benefit from this session, please feel free to invite them.
Date : July 19th2018
Time : Networking begins at 6:00 pm with the event starting promptly at 6:30 pm