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BUS_361_Week_10 - 1 1 BUS 361 Information Systems in...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 BUS 361 Information Systems in Organizations and Society aka Project Management Week 10: The Project Management Office and Closing Projects 2 Agenda for Week 10 Questions? The Project Management Office (PMO) Break More about the PMO and Closing Projects Presentations 1&2 3 Presentations 1 & 2 No Doubt (15:20-15:45) Tzu Jung Chen, Dennis King Sang Fung, Tsz Him Ho, Alice Leong, David Ri Xi Tan The Hives (15:50-16:15) Raj Paul Bhui, Ling-Chih Yvonne Cheng, Vidya Kotamraju, Sabin Lakhani, Min Li, Jia Er Zhang 2 4 Housekeeping Groups and (phone) office hours. Appointments Surrey Campus Group Evaluations due next week, too - in paper, please. Status Reports and Activity Logs (paper or e-) Too many slides(?!) Reading Question 2 activated Some contributions (++) Make sure to keep posting and reading 5 Recap Projects Are temporary endeavors undertaken to create a unique product, service or result. Are motivated by a need or demand. Project Management Provides methodological tools for organizing small work components and scheduling them effectively. Project Lifecycle Phases connect beginning to end. Involves a handoffs and transfers Risk and uncertainty, cost of changes Involve process groups (and processes) 6 PMOs Understanding the Project Management Office 3 7 Learning Objectives Understand what a PMO is and what function it performs. Understand the different structures a PMO can take on. Explore the Project Management Maturity Scale. Understand factors influencing the adoption of PMO in organizations. 8 ! Attention ! PMbooks are not rule books Lets tie together Unit 1 and Unit 2 Role of Projects, PM, attributes etc Lifecycle and processes Hence, PMers Utilize concepts and language used in PM Apply PM tools Have an understanding of good practices The effective application of knowledge, tools, and language stems from the continuous exercise of good judgment. 9 PMO Definition A PMO facilitates the successful and consistent use of project management practices on all projects in the organization. Q: Are all PMOs the same? Similar? 4 10 PMO vs. Project Managers PMO Advising Mentoring Facilitating Planning (strategic / tactical) Managing project knowledge Reviewing Helping Project Managers Defining Controlling Executing Planning (Project) Estimating / Tracking Organizing Closing Q: What are some of the PMO business challenges? [3 minutes with your neighbour] 11 PMO Business Challenges Value proposition and funding Resourcing problems Lack of communications Lack of consistency Greater emphasis on projects Emphasis on speed 12 Holistic View of PMO Elements Q: What would be most helpful for you? Why? [5minutes] 5 13 Holistic View of PMO Elements 14 Key Roles & Responsibilities Provider of PM products...
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