PMO Conference 2018 \\ PMO: A Strategic Partner (in Crime) – Susie Palmer-Trew
Susie is the Head of PMO and Change at the Open University, this session, following the Open University’s recent award for PMO of the Year from the Association for Project Management is both a reflective and proactive look at the role of the Open University PMO as it transitioned from project support to a strategic partner; the lynch pin to their £100million change portfolio. The session will explore how the OU PMO chose to act as a catalyst for change, their role in using change management as an essential component to project and PMO success, and how they actively challenged blocking behaviours.
- Understanding of a PMO maturity journey
- Ideas and solutions for resolving some generic problems within PMO environments
- Insights into how the PMO can use change management approaches in their work