Project Management Institute

Blueprint for Project Success: 10 Keys to Creating a Best-in-Class Project Organization


Topics: Strategic Planning and Implementation | Change Management | Complexity | Stakeholder Engagement

In this fast-paced, interactive workshop, you will use data from your own organization assessment as a backdrop to review the keys to creating and sustaining a successful project environment. Creating a top performing project organization requires attention to a number of interdependent factors which, taken together, form the basis for sustainable project success. 
This workshop will enable you to understand and apply success factors to achieve ongoing project excellence. Using an organization self-assessment along with insights gained from peers in similar situations, participants will identify specific actions to can take to transition their organizations. The course effectively addresses the elements that differentiate successful project- focused organizations, with or without a PMO: the use of process, technology, people, governance and culture, all coming together in a way that results in capable and consistent project performance that is measurable, predictable and sustainable.

What You Will Learn

  • Review and manage the 10 keys to creating consistently exemplar project performance
  • Apply the Geography of PM Value to your organization
  • Recognize the signs of success, and potential trouble in the project environment
  • Learn and apply what it takes to build and maintain a successful project organization
  • Use the right metrics to validate needs and strengths, and to ensure stakeholder support
  • Go beyond training to drive seamless integration of a functional approach to projects
  • Remove obstacles and incorporate successful knowledge management
  • Build and drive a communication plan that creates enthusiasm and commitment
  • Complete a self-assessment of your own organization against the 10 keys to create a best-in-class project organization, and use it to build a plan for implementation in your organization

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
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 4 2 8 14.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 2 8 10.00
PMI-SP 0 2 8 10.00
PMI-RMP 0 2 8 10.00
PfMP 0 2 8 10.00
PMI-PBA 0 2 8 10.00
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Seminar Instructor(s)


David Po-Chedley PMP

Dave Po-Chedley, PMP, has been involved in project management for over 25 years, and a SeminarsWorld faculty member since 2002. A Principal at Cambridge Consulting, he helps clients enhance project effectiveness. Thousands of people from organizations across the globe have benefited from workshops and consulting services provided by Mr. Po-Chedley, including Google, General Dynamics, Hasbro, Boeing, General Motors, IBM, AT&T and General Electric. Dave has written several books used to support client workshops and consulting services. Topics include project management, relationship management, communication, coaching and leadership. His book, Client Relationship Management is used by professionals around the world.

Course Information

2 Days
9 - 10 March 2020


Member Price
(US$1456.00 before 10 February)
Non-Member Price
(US$1612.00 before 10 February)
Government Pricing

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