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APM benefits summit 2015 – Videos available

The APM benefits summit 2015 took place on 25th June in London with clear objectives set out:

  • To establish #APMbmsummit as the annual ‘must attend’ UK conference for Benefits Management
  • To further the science and art of Benefits Management worldwide
  • To provide a forum for sharing knowledge and good practice
  • To provide delegates with great networking, learning opportunities and professional development
  • To support the development of a growing community of benefits management practitioners and stakeholders
  • To provide an oasis and motivation in the busy lives of delegate

The PM Channel were present at the APM benefits summit and are hosting the talks from the conference at www.thepmchannel.com where you can enjoy the talks whenever you want wherever you want.

What better way to kick of the day than with Eddie Obeng who’s talk we have available for FREE!

Eddie Obeng video

Eddie Obeng speaking at the APM benefits management summit


Eddie Obeng: Eddie’s talk is titled “Our quest for success in the project management temple of doom”. An interesing title, but as always, a very engaging talk. Why do some high profile projects fail? The world is changing much more rapidly, than we realise, but are we properly equipped for this? Eddie argues that it is our job as a modern day “Indiana Jones” to enter the temple of doom and grasp the project management “holy grail” of success.

Eddie Obeng is the founder of Pentacle Virtual Business School and professor at the School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School. He is an educator, innovator and author.

Colin Morris: Colin’s talk is titled “Realising the benefits of delivering major infrastructure projects”. Colin explores the unique challenges to managing benefits that are presented by the scale and breadth of the high speed 2 railway, he discusses how the planning of HS2 will transform the way Britain thinks about transport and the construction will transform the way Britain thinks about infrastructure.  Colin is the strategy director for HS2 Ltd.

Stefan Sanchez & Alan Brown: Stefan and Alan’s talk is titled “Benefits and better business case”. Large projects in the public sector usually have multiple formal approval processes. Stefan and Alex describe how and when using the better business case approach should be used and the crucial role of benefits. They both have in depth knowledge and practical application of this. Stefan and Alex are both director of Value People Ltd.

Mike Ward & Richard Peel: Mike and Richard’s talk is titled “Improving benefits management at Sellafield”. Over the last few years Sellafield Ltd has been on a journey to improve its maturity in programme management and to achieve its overall site objective “excellence in programme and project management”. This talk provides an insight into the key elements of the journey and some of the techniques and principles applied.

Mike Ward is the head of portfolio and programme management capability at Sellafield. Richard Peel is a programme management consultant for the Sellafield improvement programme.

Bridget Jackson: Bridget’s talk is entitled “Over optimist in government projects”. Optimism bias in public sector projects is not an new phenomenon, but it is one that persists frequently, undermining projects value for money.

Steve Messenger: In this interactive workshop, Steve explores how Agile can help to deliver benefits incrementally whilst maintaining control and ensuring benefits realisation. This talk also inlcudes audience participation with real examples and opinions form audience members.

Steve is the current Chairman of the DSDM Consortium, a role which entails setting the strategy for DSDM and leading the DSDM Board of Directors. From his experience, Steve provides training and consultancy to large organisations and has been asked to speak at a number of conferences in Europe and the USA.

Benedict Pinches: This workshop presents the findings of research to investigate evidence presented in existing scholarly literature on the success of ICT and other investments in realising the benefits expected at the start of a project. Benedict will also highlight the potential obstacles for benefits realisation.

Benedict Pinches is the managing director and founder of the Oxford Major Programmes; a company dedicated to revolutionising the management of major projects and programmes.

Matt Williams: Matt argues that projects and programmes need to sit within an investment portfolio aligned with organisational goals and objectives if business value is to be created and benefits realised.

Matt Williams is the managing director of Connexion Systems, a provider of innovative services and systems that enable project organisations to maximise business value generated from portfolios of capital investments.

All these talks and many more from other conferences around the world are available on The PM Channel.

eVa20: Putting down the roots for good governance – videos available

 

The eVa20: Putting down the roots for good governance took place on 15th June at The Armourer’s Hall in Moorgate, London. An impressive venue, the conference was held over two days and was extremely informative and engaging.

The conference was focused on the subject of earned value management, with an earned value management masterclass available all day with Steve Wake – “someone who knows his stuff”.

The PM Channel were welcomed as a sponsor and media partner to record the talks which are now available at www.thepmchannel.com.

With an impressive line up of speakers, we have the below talk by Sir John Bourn available for FREE!

Sir John Bourn video

Sir John Bourn speaking at the eVa20: Putting down the roots for good governance conference

Sir John Bourn: Sir John gives his opening key note – “Magna Carta and Project Management”. Sir John, KCB is a former Comptroller and Auditor of the United Kingdom. John is an Honorary Fellow of the London School of Economics and and Senior Advisor to the Foundation for Governance Research and Education. [FGRE] A Charitable Trust dedicated to thought leadership and best practice in governance.

Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence: Tim addresses the eVa20 conference on how to improve the initiation and delivery of major projects. Sir Tim is a retired British naval officer and chair of the MPA (Major projects association).

Peter Morris: Peter argues that “value is what projects should be creating for their sponsors. Earning is getting properly rewarded for doing so. Analysis is trying to think this through”.

Peter Morris is Professor of Construction and Project Management at UCL (University College London). Peter has also been in the forefront of developing richer, enlarged views of what disciplines should be doing for many years.

Tim Banfield: Tim’s talk is titled “Growing project delivery capability in government”. Tim is Director of strategy at the MPA (Major projects authority). He has a critical leadership role in developing the project delivery profession in government, including the development and advancement of the major projects leadership academy. an ideal speaker for this talk!

David Bennett: David presents his case study from completion of 12 months as project director for the Red Line of the Doha metro. He is Vice President of PMCM and Rail Industry and Jacobs Engineering leading programme and construction management business.

Stephen Carver: Stephen looks at some of the key anniversaries that we are celebrating in 2015 and links them back historically into key aspects of projects. He is a sought after speaker with a unique story-telling style and demonstrates how to help ourselves and develop our own skills. With much of his working life being spent in real business, his attitude is “if you haven’t done it – you shouldn’t be teaching it”.

Merron Simpson: Merron’s talk is titled “Validating strategies…a Magna Carta for the 21st century?” She gives an insight into linked projects and results to uses, and benefits.

Merron is founding director of New Realities Limited and is the UK’s Lead on open strategies and a certified facilitator/practitioner. Merron uses open strategies with organisations to improve their strategic planning, undertake service review and demonstrate their social impact.

Louise Hardy: Louise’s talk is about organisation, culture and diversity – how do these critical people related aspects shape and influence the delivery of projects and programmes? Louise explores the range of issues presented by ‘OCD’ for influencing projects and business and how these impact upon successful outcomes.

Louise Hardy, BSc CEng FICE CMgr FCMI is a programme manager whose most notable role was as infrastructure director for the delivery partner to the ODA for the design and construction of the Olympic Games.

Dr Hakur Jonasson & Dr Helgi Ingasson: This presentation details some core concepts of project ethics, and the basic idea behind the Project Ethics Tool (PET) is explained. This talk also includes a brief overview of creation of the IPMA code of ethics.

Dr. Haukur Jonasson heads the MPM (Master in Project Management) programme at the University of Reykjavik, Iceland. Dr. Helgi Ingasson is the professor at the school of science and engineering at the same university.

Elizabeth Harrin: Elizabeth explains imposter syndrome and how it is a convenient label for the self doubt we feel from time to time. Elizabeth shares her personal battle with imposter syndrome and explains how to identify it, overcome it and offers practical ideas to help you become more confident.

Elizabeth Harrin, MA, FAPM, MBCS, is director of Otobus consultants Ltd. She is a PRINCE2, MSP and P30 practitioner and holds the ITIL foundation certificate, she is also the award-winning blogger behind ‘A Girls Guide to Project Management’  aimed at helping project managers communicate more effectively.

Paul Kidston & Simon Taylor: Paul and Simon discuss how better planning makes better projects.

Paul Kidston is the head of project control for Taylor Woodrow, civil engineering division of Vinci Construction, part of the largest construction and concession groups in the world. Working into the role of project management, Paul introduced, then, the relatively unknown technique of earned value analysis. At the same time he started to attend and then regularly became a speaker at EVA events.

Simon Taylor is head of planning at HS2 Ltd and has also worked for Transport for London.

Bruno Kahne: Bruno discusses how deaf people have over developed specific behaviours which help them to communicate faster than those that can hear, and with much more precision. What are these behaviours which allow them to have a more simple, precise and rapid communication?

Dr. Bruno Paul Kahne is the author of “Deaf-Tips, powerful communication.” Bruno leads a team of consultants, trainers, facilitators and coaches who are experts in human performance.

Bruno’s current role is a ‘Head of Disruptive Innovation,’ at Airbus Group Leadership University.  He has managed projects and trained in many parts of the world: Bangladesh, Belgium, Bhutan, China, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA, to list only a few.

Mia Nordberg: Mia explores howe evolution of technology has changed the way you work with others on projects. Have trends of these new advancements improved your productivity, as well as your teams, or have they created new challenges?

Mia Nordborg is Director of the Customer Experience for Projectplace at Planview. Projectplace creates collaborative tools that enable people and organisations to reach their goals.

Dr Sylvana Storey: Sylvana discusses focusing on the behaviours required of leaders to facilitate a change towards inclusive cultures in their organisations. Also presenting LEAD3 , a leading analytical tool for integrated change management.

Sylvana is an organisational change management consultant and a business psychologist. She is the managing director of global organisational integrators and advises organisations. Sylvana is also a guest lecturer for several business schools.

Robin Yeman: One of the mistakes project teams make is the assumption that agile is only utilized for software development. Robin outlines how to set up an integrated performance management baseline for agile programs.

Robin is the agile transformation lead for Lockhead Martin where she has spent 22 years. She holds many certificates to her name including PMI-ACP (program management agile professional), and in the last 13 years has worked in a number of varied roles.

Jake Holloway: Jake shares some of his experiences as a survivor of a hundred or so IT and business projects. This talk is loosely based around his upcoming book, “A Practical Guide to Dealing with Difficult Stakeholders”, he introduces some of the characters that populate real organisations.

Jake Holloway is the Client Director for Xceed Group, specialising in IT transformations, migrations and change.

Simon Springate: Simon discusses how every board needs programme management expertise.

Simon is head of project controls Europe at CH2M. He has over 35 years experience in project controls after specialising in project planning. Throughout his career he has supported the development of the project profession through active membership of the APM and their special interest groups.

Jonathan Crone: Jonathan discuss the HS2 design vision. Developed with the input of leading UK designers, it aims to ensure that all aspects of HS2 will add up to create one transformational experience and that design is used effectively to achieve the ambitious social, economic and environmental goals for the nation. There are three major themes in the HS2 design vision on people, place and time. The full vision can be found on the HS2: high speed rail site.

Jonathan is the Director of the programme management office for HS2 and has over 30 years experience in project delivery. Jon has held project-focussed and functional roles on major projects in the UK and overseas, including major airports.

Julia Forte & Donna Anderson: This presentation takes a brief look at some of the key events that have led to the clinical trial governance (good clinical practice) that we see in place today, ensuring protection of the rights, well-being and health of patients involved. This is in reflection following the WW2 Nuremberg Trials and the use of Thalidomide in the 1950’s.

Julia Forte is the associate director of project management at Quintiles and Donna Anderson is the director of project management.

Eddie Obeng: Eddie displays a memorable aperitif to round off the EVA20 banquet. Eddie leads the audience on an engaging quest for the project management holy grail of success.

Professor Obeng is a British educator who is recognised for his success as a motivational speaker, innovator and author. Eddie has established QUBE, the worlds best 3D learning environment and is a professor at the School of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Henley Business School. He is also a contributor to the ever popular and informative TED talks.

All these talks and many more from other conferences around the world are available on The PM Channel.

ITER: Fusing the project world – videos available

 

The ITER: Fusing the project world project management conference took place on Friday 4th September near Marseille, France. This conference was run by project management practitioner Steve Wake for project management practitioners and stakeholders.

The ITER: Fusing the project world conference promised to provide a truly global perspective of what can be achieved when the world’s greatest minds work together to achieve a razor-sharp shared goal.

Steve Wake says “The lessons learned at ITER will change the way that delegates look at projects, period.”

The PM Channel were present at the ITER: Fusing the project world conference, are hosting the talks from the conference at www.thepmchannel.com where you can enjoy the talks whenever you want wherever you want.

We have the below talk by speaker Simon Addyman available for FREE!

Simon Addyman video

Simon Addyman speaking at ITER: Fusing the project world

Simon Addyman: Simon’s talk is called “Routines for success: organising for innovation and collaboration”.

Simon Addyman started his career in property refurbishment before moving overseas to work on a major school building programme for the World Bank in The Gambia, West Africa.

Before returning full time to the UK, Simon gained a distinction in his MSc in Construction Project Management from Heriot-Watt University. He joined London Underground in late 2000 and continues his professional development, becoming an APM Certificated Project Manager in 2008 and is currently undertaking a part-time PhD at University College London.

Simon has spent his career in London underground (LU), from assistant project manager to programme manager, working on station infrastructure projects. He is currently the project manager for the Bank Station Capacity Upgrade project. The project has successfully implemented LU’s novel Innovative Contractor Engagement procurement route for which Simon was awarded Project Professional of the Year at the APM Awards 2013.

 Bernard Bigot: Bernard welcomes the audience to the conference and discusses ITER. Bernard has been closely associated with ITER since France’s bid to host the project in 2003. Following the ITER site decision in 2005, the signature of the ITER Agreement in 2006 and its ratification by all Members in 2007, Mr Bigot was delegated by the French government to act as High Representative for the implementation of ITER in France, a position that he has occupied since 2008.

Bernard is a Commandeur in the French Order of the Legion of Honour, a Commandeur in the Royal Swedish Order of the Polar Star, and an Officer the French Order of the National Merit. In October 2014 he received the Gold and Silver Star in the Japanese Order of the Rising Sun.

Steven Cowley: Steven’s talk is entitled “The wonder of fusion”. Professor Steven Cowley became Director of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority’s Culham Laboratory in September 2008 and Chief Executive of the UK Atomic Energy Authority in November 2009. He received his BA from Oxford University and his PhD. from Princeton University.

His main research interest is in realising fusion power. He has also published over 150 papers on: the origin of magnetic fields in the universe, the theory of plasma turbulence and explosive behaviour in both laboratory and astrophysical plasmas.  Professor Cowley co-chaired the US National Academy’s decadal assessment of, and outlook for plasma science.

 Peter Morris: Peter’s talk is titled, “Addressing the challenge of climate change: The power of portfolio, program and project management”. Peter was Head of The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, at the University College London until August 2012 and is widely respected as one of the leading thinkers in project management. During this period the School tripled in size and was rated top in its Unit of Assessment for its research. From 1996 to 2009 Peter was also Executive Director of INDECO, a consultancy specializing in the management of projects.

Peter was Chairman of the Association for Project Management (APM) from 1993 to 1996 and Deputy Chairman of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) from 1995 to 1997. He received the Project Management Institute’s 2005 Research Achievement Award, IPMA’s 2009 Research Award and APM’s 2008 Sir Monty Finniston Lifetime Achievement Award.

Harley Lovegrove: Harleys talk is titled “Managing change”. Harley is the Chairman and one of the founding Partners of The Bayard Partnership.

Harley set up his first business when he was 21 and has over the years built a proven track record working for a wide variety of companies in all kinds of sectors from apparel to petrochemical and from telecommunications to transport. His biggest claim to fame in the scientific arena was in his role as COO of Eonic Systems, the innovative software company that designed and built the ‘Virtuoso’ real-time operating system for the Rosetta space probe and Philae lander; its minute but scalable microkernel architecture enabled it to run on radiation tolerant processors with the absolute minimum amount of resources.

Harley is also the author of four books; Making a Difference, Inspirational Leadership, Transition (and most recently) The Change Manager’s Handbook which was launched in the Science Museum in London earlier this year.

 Benita Cegarra: Benita’s talk is called “Dealing with difficult stakeholders”. Benita’s presentation will cover the thorny topic of managing difficult stakeholders with the sub-title “Pride, Prejudice and People”, as it is the recognition that people are the key factor in determining whether a project or programme will succeed. Benita will share her thoughts on getting people to commit to change, overcoming resistance and actually finding that you have a lot of support from areas where you don’t expect it.

Benita is a practical and pragmatic business trouble shooter with 20 years of experience working from board level to front-line operations in the areas of sales, customer services, supply chain and operational management. A superb communicator, Benita has successfully facilitated and implemented major change across the globe.

Transformation Directors hire Benita because she enables them to deliver their objectives quickly and team members enjoy working with her because she makes the complex appear simple, thus enabling on-time delivery of great bottom-line results.

Stephen Carver: Stephen’s talk is titled “Creating vision with stories”. Steven is a lecturer of Project & Programme Management and Crisis Communications on the Full-Time and Executive MBA at Cranfield University.

Prior to Cranfield University, Stephen worked on projects for the oil business before moving on to work at Virgin. From there he went on to work directly for a global CEO as Head of Project & Programme Management Strategy. Steven is an Honorary Fellow of The Institute of Risk Management and an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Project Management.

 Roberto Saban: Roberto’s talk is called “Project Management at the LHC:  a 20 year journey”. Roberto is the Head of Engineering at CERN. He graduated with a degree in informatics from Pisa University and went on to earn a Master’s degree at Edinburgh University.

All these talks and many more from other conferences around the world are available on The PM Channel.

APMP – What’s it all about?

So, what is APMP really all about?

Is this you when you hear the acronym APMP? If so, keep on reading to find out what it’s all about!

 The formal definition on the APM website is:

‘APMP is the flagship qualification of the Association for Project Management. Tens of thousands of project managers have chosen to obtain the internationally recognised International Project Management Association Level D certification’. 

Still confused? Here’s a much simpler one:

APMP is aimed at those wishing to achieve an extensive level of project management knowledge, sufficient to incorporate into projects from individual assignments through to large capital projects. Installing transferable skills form one job to to another. Applicants typically have some pre-existing project management knowledge, although it is not essential.

APMP allows individuals to demonstrate their knowledge of all the components that come under project management. The APMP also allows for individuals to show their understanding of how these components then interact together and how any future projects they undertake can fit into their strategic and commercial environment.  The APMP is both a nationally and internationally recognised qualification. As it is such a diverse qualification, it can be carried from one job to another – and even more so, from one industry to another.

So hopefully now, when someone asks you about APMP, you should look more like this

If you would like to know even more about APMP, or even if you think this might be a qualification that could be for you, have a look at the following helpful websites:

The PM Channel – https://www.thepmchannel.com/videoPlayer/?vid=784&cid=808

Provek Ltd – http://www.provek.co.uk/Provek/Project-Management-Training/apmp-certificate1/

APM Website – https://www.apm.org.uk/Management

Project Controls Expo 2015

 

Waiting for a good opportunity to visit an exhibition that will provide significant practical and theoretical awareness on Project Controls process, tools and techniques to its stakeholders? Well, luckily this will be taking place on Tuesday 13th October 2015 at Arsenal Stadium / Football Club (even better if you’re an Arsenal fan)! Project Controls Expo 2015 will be the largest event focused so clearly on providing insight into the world of project controls.

The PM Channel will be attending and filming this event.

This show is the most important event for those working within the spectrum of Projects Controls, not just from an educational perspective but also in terms of building a network and exploring career opportunities.

The Project Controls Expo 2015 is a celebration of Project Controls and is supported by APM, ACostE, ECITB and PMI-UK.  It highlights the value of Project Controls and the impact it can have when put to use effectively.

A few industries that will be represented at the event include:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Rails
  • Infrastructure
  • Defence
  • Nuclear
  • Government

Key Highlights of Project Controls Expo 2015

  • Dedicated “Masteclass zone” aimed at senior professionals and executives
  • “Workshop Zone” offering 2 half day workshops
  • “Back to Basics” Masterclass zone targeted at “Beginners to Intermediate” Professionals
  • “Technology Zone” showcasing latest technology trends and updates
  • SME (Subject Matter Expert) Panels

Project Controls Expo are also introducing an exciting feature this year, “mobile app” to further enhance your experience at Expo. Key benefits of this feature are:

  • Access presentations while attending the session
  • Make notes against specific presentations
  • Interactive map
  • Contact delegates and expand your network and share your contact details with others
  • Surveys to voice your opinion
  • Notifications to ensure you don’t miss out the specific sessions
  • Personalised schedule to allow you to plan your day in advance
  • Social media interface to share the images, updates and news with your network instantly.

And if that wasn’t enough to tempt you (which i’m sure it was) Expo 2015 also offers breakfast, all day beverages, buffet lunch and an “evening social” (includes beer, wine and soft drinks) to all delegates followed by dinner for sponsors, speakers and selected guests.

So, don’t miss this chance and register to be part of this exciting event. For your convenience, here are some links

Introduction/Promotional video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdr1fB1Uspk
Registration – http://projectcontrolexpo.com/exporegister.aspx
Agenda – http://projectcontrolexpo.com/Agenda.aspx
Venue – http://projectcontrolexpo.com/Venue.aspx

Website – www.ProjectControlExpo.com
Email – Info@ProjectControlExpo.com

Phone – 00 44 (0) 208 0900 350 / 00 44  (0) 7880 883722

The PMO Conference 2015

PMO

The PMO Conference 2015 recently took place at Whitehall Place, located within Whitehall Court. The Conference was held for one day and had four zones to attend with speakers and workshops, along with designated networking times and space.

The conference was specifically designed to engage PMO managers and senior stakeholders who are ready to introduce or advance their company’s PMO to the next level of performance and value.

The PM Channel were welcomed as one of the media partners to attend. The day was very informative and contained lots of interesting questions. It was both exciting and fun to see many new faces taking an interest in The PM Channel itself and in progressing their company’s PMO.

We filmed some great content which we are now pleased to say, is available to view on ThePMChannel.com:

J Leroy Ward gives his opening keynote on the topic of Global State of the PMO. LeRoy is a respected, global expert in project, program and portfolio management. He has significant experience in consulting and working with Global Fortune 500 corporations.

CraigKilford Craig Kilford is one of the world’s leading thinkers in portfolio management and  co-Author of the Management of Portfolio guidance. Renowned for his creative and  energising approach, Craig gives a fascinating insight into his dream for Portfolio  Management and offices. If you would like to know more about Craigs’ dream he also  writes his own personal blog – MrPortfolioManagement

John McIntyre is a PMO/ Delivery leader in association with Ticketmaster. He has over 15 years’ experience helping organisations deliver projects and programmers that deliver business outcomes. In this session, John explains how the PMO provides value added services such as strategic planning and portfolio management which adds to the continuous improvements of work. John shares his insights into how Ticketmaster’s PMO has evolved over time.


20150622044810 Tim Wesserman 
is Chief Learning Officer for IPS  learning. Tim is responsible for developing and  managing the SAPM curriculum through the dynamic  partnership of Stanford University faculty and IPS  domain knowledge experts. Tim explains that even  today’s dynamic, technology-infused world offers  limitless opportunities for bringing new ideas to market. But even the most forward-thinking leaders with clear strategic visions typically fail to see their visions executed successfully. This presentation will  present a framework for strategic execution that helps PMO leaders  to continuously identify and ​ align the right projects and do those projects right. Click here for the video: The next Generation PMO

Susanne Madsden  is an internationally recognised project leadership coach, trainer and consultant. She is the author of The Project Management Coaching Workbook and The Power of Project Leadership. Susanne will explore the services that the PMO provides when coaching project managers and whether the PMO actually do provide coaching services to an organisation. Susanne further explores the popular questions that PMO practitioners  often have about this type of service and what PMOs need to do to carry this out successfully.


PMO 2 Terry Doerscher 
is an internationally recognised  expert  in Enterprise and Project Portfolio Management  and the PMO. With three decades of experience as a  practitioner  and consultant offering top-tier expertise,  Terry’s work is  acknowledged by leading industry  analysts. Terry  questions whether your organisation is  well-aligned?  What is ‘alignment’ in fact? And how do you know? This  presentation examines the relationships between the PMO, managing the life cycle and defining what alignment is.

 Tim Banfield, Director at the Major Projects Authority, is an experienced senior professional.  Tim holds experience of managing senior stakeholders in government, commercial organisations and Parliament. Tim focuses on the difficult and crucial conversations that have enabled the MPA to make headway on their commitments to assure, support and report on the Government Major Projects Portfolio.

Peter Shirley, Portfolio and PMO (P3O) Director at PA Consulting. An experienced Change professional with over 18 years experience of work in many industries. Peter provides insights into two areas. The role of the PMO in creating a Change Centrre of Excellence and Maximising value form change investment.


PMO Michael Cooch 
is Partner at PWC. He has deep  experience in designing and implementing best practice  program/ portfolio governance and control frameworks  across a range of industries. Michael takes a look at the  key emerging trends in PMO in a business context.  Michael will highlight how emerging practices can really  change the value case of the PMO.

Eileen Roden is the Director at Chalk House Training and Consultancy. Eileen works with key clients to improve project delivery capability. Here Eileen explores some interesting questions such as P30 and beyond, what is next for PMOs?  What are the key areas in programme and project management delivery that need the PMO’s attention?  And are we equipped to provide services in support of portfolio management?