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On 17th March 2016 the APM Presents event was held at the Radcliffe Hotel in the environs of Warwick University (Coventry). 13 APM Specific Interest Groups held 3 sessions each (either ½ or 1 hour in duration).
We deal with 400,000 words per day – no wonder we sometimes don’t feel like we get anything done!!
Welcome to the latest edition of the APM PMO SIG Newsletter and the first of 2016! In this quarterly issue you can find out about what have we been up to, including a preview of our 2016 plans, upcoming events, and all the latest news from around the industry.
A definition of a Project Management Office (PMO) is ‘a group or department within a business, agency or enterprise that defines and maintains standards for project management within the organisation. The PMO strives to standardise and introduce economies of repetition in the execution of projects.
Download the latest report from Wellingtone Project Management and APM PMO SIG.
APM Presents … Project Management in Practice 2016 will take place on Thursday 17th March in Coventry. The sessions are presented by 13 of our APM Specific Interest Groups and this years speaker biography list is provided here. Delegates will be able to attend 6 during the course of the day, in small groups so that you will have lots of opportunity to ask questions and learn from our specialist practitioners. Each SIG will be run its session 3 times during the course of the day.
Wellingtone Project Management and the Association for Project Management (APM) Project Management Office (PMO) Specific Interest Group (SIG) have together published our first ‘The State of Project Management’ annual survey. It provides a fantastic insight into the state of project management in the UK and delivers a wakeup call to our industry.
As Chair of the PMO SIG and the year concludes, I cannot help but reflect on the 15th year of the SIG and what we have achieved.
Our Socialising the PMO conference focused on PMO as an enabler to building and supporting Portfolio, Programme, and Project environments in business. It was designed to look back over the years and inspire delegates to think about the future of their PMO.