The 6th Advancing PMO Leadership National Forum will draw on the combined expertise, insight and lessons from across the public and private sector. Speakers will discuss strategies to improve the strategic alignment of the PMO with the organisation, how to strengthen team capability and improve maturity. This conference is your chance to network with like-minded professionals in project, program and portfolio management sharing triumphs, challenges and best practice approaches for driving excellence in the PMO.
This conference will focus on:
- Improving benefits management and realisation
- How to strategically align your benefits with your organisational outcomes
- Boosting core project management skills and capabilities
- Securing crucial executive sponsorship and improving stakeholder engagement
- Adapting and evolving your PMO to be sustainable
- How to maximise your project methodology to drive efficiency and deliver value
Senior executives from across the public and private sectors with responsibilities for and roles of:
- PMO Lead
- Project Manager/Officer
- Program Manager/Officer
- Portfolio Manager/Officer
- Chief Project Officer
- Head of Enterprise
- ICT PMO
- Benefits Management
- Head of PMO
- Project Delivery
- Project Governance
- Capital Projects
- Strategic Projects
Attend to learn:
- Implement & optimise new methodologies
- Align the PMO with the business strategy
- Improve benefits management & realisation
- Strengthen culture & governance within the PMO
Margaret is a Banking Executive with over 25 years of wide-ranging Business and IT experience. Margaret has specialised in Digital, Cards and Payments program leadership, delivering transformational change. Margaret is passionate about changing the way we work at NAB and loves supporting teams of people to “get things done”. Outside of work Margaret likes to spend time with family and friends, loves reading and Scandinavian crime dramas. She is a secret Tudor history nerd and is anxiously awaiting the 3rd instalment of Wolf Hall.
With more than 20 years in Public Health, half of that spent working as a Registered Nurse in operating theatres, Jeremy has a dark sense of humour about anything benefits.
Transitioning to change management and benefit realisation Jeremy has worked to bring a closer relationship between portfolios, programs and projects and the needs of Clinical staff and patients.
Redesigning the way that eHealth provides benefit services is just the first step in an exciting transition from benefits on paper, to value for people.
Lakshmi is the Delivery Excellence Manager for the Digital Function within Woodside Energy Pty Ltd based in Perth; In her current role she leads a highly performing team that includes agile coaches, scrum masters, project managers and business analysts. She has restructured the PMO to take a new form– Delivery Excellence Office and the goal of the this office is to empower employees across the business to effectively achieve their delivery objectives through fit for purpose governance, processes and tools.
Her key guiding principle is ‘connect and collaborate rather than command and control’. Lakshmi is an expert practitioner in both predictive and agile Project Management practices and principles with over 12 years of’ experience across multiple industries including Oil Gas, Health, Finance and Banking. Her passion is to introduce agile to all parts of the business; guide and coach the them to reap the benefits of fit for purpose agile delivery.
In today’s world, your staff are juggling more information, complying with more regulation and having to compete more than ever before.
eTrack is a cloud based ‘mini ERP’ with all the functionality needed to manage your projects and benefits in this hectic world. It interfaces with your finance system so you have best of breed and don’t pay the earth for licences, deployment or data migration. Yet eTrack gives you complete control and a holistic visibility of Projects and Benefits, Time and Budgets, Schedules and Resources, Client and Supplier Invoices, Contacts and Correspondence, Documents and Files, Risk and Issues and as many Registers as you wish to fully track your business.
So, if you don’t have $millions and want to work closely with an Australian company with 20 years of proven success and expertise then we look forward to discussing your requirements.
What People Are Saying
Great conference with experienced and knowledgeable presenters. Definitely got a few gems of knowledge that I will be taking straight back to implement in my PMODirector Project Management Office, Barwon Health Network
The PMO leadership conference was an opportunity to meet like minded people, working towards improving their PMOs and sharing their challenges and learnings.Investment Manager, Prioritisation & Benefits, eHealth Queensland
The PMO Leadership Conference held by criterion conferences provided valuable insight into some of the current and most pressing issues faced by PMOs across private and public sector organisations. Moreover, the presenters provided practical information which can easily be tailored and applied in any organisation.Projects Analyst, Bank of Papua New Guinea
It was a great opportunity to meet with like-minded PMO Managers which helps you realise you are not alone in the daily issues we face. The networking was a great opportunity to meet people who you can solve problems with and encourage each other as we manage our teams.Project Management Officer - Manager, Anglicare Southern Queensland
Date: 21 May 2019 By: Louise Gardner, Managing Director, Pledge Consulting
Over the last few years we’ve worked with a number of government departments (state and federal), and large corporations who have engaged us to help develop their project management capability in various ways. Often, we find ourselves looking at the way organisations manage project risk and trying to ascertain if risks are being effectively …
Date: 6 Jan 2019 By: Ash Natesh
The role of the PMO is one that frequently sees change. In recent years organisations have been adapting and evolving their management practices from traditional methodologies in keeping up to date with the changing landscape. Andy Almenara is Head of PMO at SBS and is responsible for strategy development, project delivery, and portfolio …
Date: 14 Nov 2018 By: Ash Natesh
Benefits realisation management (BRM) provides organisations with a way to measure how projects and programs add true value to the enterprise. This BRM Framework works to help organizations effectively manage and realise project benefits. It provides a set of questions and good practices that project, program, and portfolio management professionals can use to help guide …
Date: 17 Jul 2017 By: Stephen Davies
There are several reasons why an organisation might choose to take a systematic approach to benefits management. A methodical approach to benefits management can assist the project owner to clearly articulate the proposed problem or opportunity and achieve project outcomes. It can inform project investment decision-making and project design, and it can form the basis …
Endorsers & Media Partners
The International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM) is the Peak Body supporting complex project delivery. ICCPM is the custodian of the Complex Project Manager Competency Standards and brings together leading thinkers and practitioners in the complex project management sector from around the world. Our objective is to build organisational capability, educate and develop project leaders and organisations across all industry and government sectors on issues of complexity and managing complex projects or programs. We support the profession through training and development programs, Communities of Practice, thought leadership initiatives, networking events and a range of corporate and individual membership services.