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What is PMO?

PMO, Project Management Office, is responsible for the oversight of programs and projects that are delivering a company’s strategic objectives. PMOs oversee portfolios, programs, and projects to accomplish strategic objectives and realize benefits the company set out to achieve.  

Benefits that PMO will Bring to Your Organization

Fully optimized and mature PMOs bring a wide range of organizational benefits, including:

  • Higher likelihood of successful delivery of programs and projects.
  • Better portfolio performance.
  • Increases to productivity.
  • Growth of the market share.
  • Improved clarity and employee morale.
  • More effective response to industry, market, or consumer trends.
  • Ability to meet the changing needs of customers.
  • Better fiscal responsibility.
  • Ability to accelerate time to market, and improve the likelihood of benefits realization.
  • Increase shareholder value.

Did You Know?

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of projects are delivered late.
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of companies do not have suitable project organizational structure.
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of projects have some conflict between project scope and overall business strategy.
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of projects are delivered over budget.
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of companies are unable to pursue a market opportunity due to the talent shortage.

After working with us, companies significantly improve their delivery Key Performance Indicators.

What will our Coaching Program Help You with?

  • Our coaching program will help you and your company to change, and to get to the desired outcome faster and easier.
  • It will help you to move forward on your organizational, professional, and personal goals with an experienced, confidential, and unbiased partner.
  • The program is structured to provide you the feedback and support during the coaching sessions to expedite your transformation.
  • Our coaching empowers our clients to achieve the transformation while benefitting from the insights and lessons learned of more than 100 portfolios, programs, and projects that we managed.
  • Program tailored to your specific situation and customized based on your particular needs.

Format of Our Coaching Program

  • A free diagnostic session, at the end of which you will get an accurate diagnosis of the delivery issues.
  • A series of 1-hour online consultations via Skype once per week. Each month approximately has 4 consultations. Consultations are usually scheduled at the same time.
  • After each consultation, you are assuming the responsibility to complete assignments and other tasks as per our agreement. Each week, you should budget at least 1-3 hours to complete these tasks.
  • In between the sessions, you will be able to ask questions by email. Our typical response time is within 24 hours.
  • We can meet twice a month, however, it will likely increase the horizon to accomplish your objectives, and will increase the assignments in between sessions.
  • If you have any custom requests (such as more frequent sessions), we can review them during the free diagnostic session.
  • For these reasons, the cost of the program depends on specific circumstances and is calculated during the free diagnostic session. During the free sessions, we can answer any questions that you may have about the coaching program.

The minimal duration of the program is 3 months.

This program is not for you if:

  • You are looking for a magic pill to make the issues disappear overnight.
  • You are not ready to take responsibility and to accomplish the objectives you need.
  • You want to try, but not act.
  • You are not willing to spend at least 1 to 3 hours per week towards improvement.
  • You are expecting that we will be performing any of the work for you.

What will You Get from the Program?

  • We will go through your goals, and build a clear plan of how to accomplish them. We will identify and determine how to address:
  • At least 3 alignment issues, where what is delivered does not align with your strategy or objectives.
  • At least 9 delivery issues that cost your company time and money.
  • At least 3 benefit realization issues that obstruct the realization of benefits.
  • If you have Project Management Office, we will identify 3 ways to improve your PMO.
  • If you do not have PMO, we will review if PMO is appropriate for your company. If it is, we will outline 8 steps to establish your PMO and to start improving its maturity.
  • We will review your leadership style and motivation techniques in the context of the program- and project-leadership, and identify 3 ways to make your leadership style stronger.

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Schedule a free 30-minute diagnostic conversation today, and learn even more about how we can help you to improve the delivery of your strategic and tactical objectives.

Coaching Program Breakdown

Session 1

  • Overview of your company
  • Your objectives.
  • Tailoring of the plan below based on your specific circumstances.
  • Session 2

  • Look into how your typical program or project is delivered.
  • Review and in-depth look into your best performing and worst performing program or project.
  • Observation of commonalities and delivery issues.
  • Session 3

  • Review and assess the strategic and tactical objectives of your company.
  • Assess alignment of the objectives to the portfolio.
  • Identify 3 strategy alignment issues, and next steps to take to address them.
  • Session 4

  • Assessment of your PMO, or if PMO will make sense for your company.
  • Review of current and future programs and projects in the delivery pipeline.
  • Identify 3 ways how your PMO can be improved.
  • Session 5

  • Review project delivery.
  • Identify 3 ways how you can improve your project delivery.
  • Session 6

  • Review program delivery.
  • Identify 3 ways how you can improve your program delivery.
  • Session 7

  • Review portfolio operations.
  • Identify 3 ways how you can improve your portfolio intake and portfolio management.
  • Session 8

  • Review agile delivery.
  • Identify how you can improve time to market.
  • Identify 3 ways how you can become more agile.
  • Session 9

  • Review your governance and how decisions are made.
  • Identify 3 ways to improve your governance.
  • Session 10

  • Integrated delivery – putting it all together.
  • Identification of misalignment among delivery components, and improvement.
  • Reinforce changes to ensure that there is no rollback.
  • Session 11

  • Delivery leadership and organizational culture.
  • Identify 3 ways how the delivery leadership and organizational culture can be improved.
  • Session 12

  • Recap, review of the progress made.
  • The plan for the next 3 months.
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