Advancing your PMO by strengthening the internal & external cultures

Overview

Wednesday 31st July - Thursday 1st August, 2019, Melbourne CBD
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.

The 6th Advancing PMO Leadership National Forum will address the advantages and disadvantages of contrasting methodologies, how to develop the maturity of your PMO or EPMO and how to measure benefits realisation.

Key themes

  • Maturing the PMO mothodologies
  • Aligning the PMO with business strategy
  • Strengthening the PMO culture
Who will attend

This conference will be attended by executives from across the public and private sectors with the following roles:
  • Project Manager/Officer
  • Program Manager/Officer
  • Portfolio Manager/Officer
  • Chief Project Officer
  • Head of Enterprise
  • ICT PMO
  • Benefits Manager
  • Project Delivery
  • Project Governance
  • Capital Projects
  • Strategic Projects
  • Director Projects
  • Enterprise Portfolio Manager

Key Speakers

Margaret Wilde
PMO Programme Director
NAB Bank
Jeremy Scutt
Investment Manager, Prioritisation and Benefits
eHealth Queensland
Paul Davies
Director, Portfolio and Program Delivery
Transport Accident Commission
Lakshmi Muthiah
Delivery Excellence Manager
Woodside Energy

Sponsors

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 PMO

    Keith Smith
    Director 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.

    Jeremy Scutt
    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.

    Beverly Mirou
    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.

    Andrea Amato
    Project Management Officer - Manager, Anglicare Southern Queensland

Blog

  • 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 …

  • Date: 8 Jun 2017  By: Jordon Sims

    The demands of today’s rapidly changing global business environment present organisations with increasingly complex strategic and operational challenges. Staying competitive calls for the effective management of projects and programs, which drive all organisational change. Successful organisations recognise the benefits of disciplined project delivery: lower costs, greater efficiencies, improved customer and stakeholder satisfaction, and greater competitive …