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The Essential Program Management Office

By Gary Hamilton

Auerbach Publications – 2015 – 192 pages

Series: Best Practices and Advances in Program Management Series

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    978-1-46-656855-6
    January 31st 2015
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Description

Program Management Offices (PgMOs) are focused on establishing processes, procedures, standard tools, and best practices for the management of programs and ensuring effective use of resources. Highlighting the factors and questions one must consider before setting up a PgMO, this book guides readers through the process of setting up a PgMO. It explains how to spot the signs of a struggling PgMO and details the actions required to rescue or retire it. Describing how team resources should be structured, it demonstrates how to set up quality processes in a PgMO.

Contents

Introduction

Defining PgMOs

Considerations for Establishing a PgMO

Common Challenges and Why Some PgMOs Fail

Getting a PgMO Started

Triaging a Struggling PgMO

Projects, Programs, and Portfolios (Structure within a PgMO)

Team Structures

Stakeholder Management

Risks

Quality

Communications

Metrics

Author Bio

Gary Hamilton was the first person to hold the five PMI® credentials PgMP®, PMP®, PMI-SP®, PMI-RMP®, CAPM®. This is reflective of his diverse 16+ years of project/program work. In 2012, Gary also obtained the PMI-ACP® credential, becoming the fifth person to hold six credentials from PMI®. Gary also holds several other degrees, credentials and certifications which include an advanced MBA degree in finance, Certified Scrum Master, Project+, PRINCE2, MSP, ITIL-F, MCTS (SharePoint), MCITP (Project), and Six Sigma Green Belt. Gary is an active Board of Directors volunteer within the East Tennessee PMI® Chapter and a regular author of articles on Project and Program Management. Because of his volunteer efforts within PMI® and community organizations, Gary has received three President’s Volunteer Awards, and he has also been recognized for programs and projects he has managed.

Name: The Essential Program Management Office (Hardback)Auerbach Publications 
Description: By Gary Hamilton. Program Management Offices (PgMOs) are focused on establishing processes, procedures, standard tools, and best practices for the management of programs and ensuring effective use of resources. Highlighting the factors and questions one must consider...
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