Project Management Office (PMO) is one of the project management best practices significantly introduced to organizations to ensure project achievement. Nevertheless, many PMOs were set up and have been struggling to show their values to stakeholders. Some are perceived from the management that they are ‘OVERHEAD’. Some are not respected and ignored by project managers and project teams.
This presentation will discuss the right way to start implementing a PMO in an organization to secure its success, the critical success factors in surviving PMOs and how to sustain them in organizations.
This presentation shares experiences and insights gained from the speaker’s software management and development knowledge.
Key takeaways from the presentation:
– Understand the reasons why PMOs succeed or fail.
– Learn how to handle stakeholders vs PMOs.
– Learn how to get your PMO started with full support from all parties involved.
– Learn how to tie your organizational culture to support projects within your PMO.
– Learn how to create the correct structure, roles and responsibilities for your PMO.
Khun Arintra Punyayuttakan is the Managing Director at Knowledger Co., Ltd, a premier project management training and consulting firm in Thailand providing training and consulting for government and private companies in the areas of Project Management, Project Management Office, Software Project Management, and also Enterprise and Project Risk Management. In addition, she is a lecturer at the Graduate School of Management and Innovation, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, a guest lecturer of King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok and a guest lecturer of Mahanakorn University of Technology. She was a speaker at ProMAC Symposium 2009, Thailand.
Arintra has been working in the IT industry for over 12 years specialized in software development, software project management and project management office. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering from Chulalongkorn University and a Master Degree of Science in Project Management from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. She has got certified in Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Software Project Manager (CSPM) from QAI and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in Microsoft Project.