Project Management Institute

Building and Transforming the Next Generation PMO and Portfolio Management


Topics : Strategic Planning and Implementation | Agile | Portfolio Management | Project Management Office PMO

How do you build and sustain a PMO for today’s disruptive world? How do you enhance strategic execution capabilities? How do you transform your PMO to the next level? How do you provide sustainable PMO value and results? This seminar is designed to address these questions and more with real-world PMO and Portfolio Management practice and experience from leading PMOs worldwide.

Besides the foundational elements and the DNA of a PMO, this seminar will outline the steps necessary to enhance your PMO to the next level. You will gain new perspectives on project management and PMO for today’s turbulent business environment. Find out how to build strategic execution capabilities while balancing the need for governance and discipline with responsiveness and agility. You will also learn how to apply next generation approaches to transform your PMO to an adaptive and agile PMO as appropriate for your organization. 

This seminar will focus on creating the right environment for portfolio management by providing a framework for project selection, prioritization, oversight and governance. Every organization is unique, and this engaging seminar will provide a framework that will help you to assess your organizational environment and culture and chart an appropriate roadmap to evolve your PMO and portfolio. You will also learn how to measure PMO value and customer satisfaction with a PMO Delight Index (PDI).

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • DNA of a Successful PMO: Review the core elements and the building blocks necessary for a successful PMO based on lessons from leading PMOs around the world.
  • Next Generation Insights for Building and Transforming the PMO: Gain new perspectives on project management and PMO for today’s disruptive world – how to build strategic execution capabilities while balancing the need for governance and discipline.
  • PMO Maturity: Assess your organization’s maturity and chart a roadmap for improvement and optimization.
  • Agile PMO: Identify the necessary elements to transform your PMO to an agile and adaptive PMO to support and integrate appropriate agile or hybrid practices. 
  • Portfolio Management: Practice project classification, selection, prioritization and balancing techniques and cultivate a portfolio mindset along with roles, responsibilities and portfolio management challenges and lessons learned. 
  • PMO-in-a-Box: Evaluate a project and process management framework suitable for your organization.
  • Developing Organizational Change Intelligence: Review key organizational change management (OCM) strategies necessary for a flourishing PMO – focus on change, culture, buy-in and political aspects of sustaining the PMO. 
  • Measuring PMO Value and Results: Develop a PMO scorecard and dashboard with appropriate metrics to measure PMO value and results. Tools and
  • Technology: Review the latest project and portfolio management (PPM) and PMO collaboration tools and implementation issues and lessons learned. 
  • PMO Delight Index (PDI): Find out how to measure PMO customer and stakeholder satisfaction with PDI!
    Action Planning: Chart a personalized application action plan suited to your organization’s needs.
    Additional PDU Opportunities
    Besides 21 PDUs for attending this 3-day seminar, you will also get an opportunity to earn 7 additional PDUs for participating in post-seminar application work (optional). You will get more details of how to participate in this program during the seminar. This is a great opportunity to earn an additional day's worth of PDUs at no extra cost.

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP/PgMP 7 7 7 21.00
PMI-ACP 0 7 7 14.00
PMI-SP 0 7 7 14.00
PMI-RMP 0 7 7 14.00
PfMP 5 7 7 19.00
PMI-PBA 0 7 7 14.00
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Seminar Instructor(s)


Jack S. Duggal , PMP

Jack Duggal is a sought after international keynote speaker, change-maker and executive. His passion is to provide new perspectives on how to manage the DANCE [Dynamic | Ambiguous | Nonlinear | Complex | Emergent] nature of projects and life in today’s disruptive world, and inspire people and organizations on how to lead change and make a difference! Jack is an internationally recognized expert in Strategy-Execution and PMO. His Next Generation seminars have been top-rated for over 15 years. He is a leading thought partner who brings a unique blend of actionable insights and practical experience. Jack is the Founder & Managing Principal of Projectize Group, working with leading organizations from NASA to Silicon Valley companies and Governments around the world.

Course Information

3 Days
22 - 24 June 2020


Member Price
(US$2163.00 before 11 May)
Non-Member Price
(US$2627.00 before 11 May)
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