The PCO role is to assist and support the project manager in the project execution and control. This is a key role for successful projects.
The challenge for organizations is sometimes to justify a full time PCO. Sometimes the number of projects does not justify a full time PCO or requires more PCO than available. Sometimes the PCO role is included in the Project Manager’s workload.
Today, it is possible to outsource the PCO function. An organization may have a remote access to the experts, the specialists in project control, when and only when it is needed.
Historically the PCO outsourcing brings an overall productivity of 15 to 20%, in the project while decreasing the operation costs.
Speaker : Luc Larose, LLB, MBA, PMP - Vice-president associate - Strategic consulting in project management
Today’s project environment and complexity requires the project manager to continuously improve their knowledge. The PMBOK® Guide 5th edition introduces the stakeholders as having a major impact on the project, enough for the PMI to add a new knowledge area. This webcast will introduce how to identify position, influence and manage the stakeholders, directly involved in the project or not.
Speaker : Jacques Cusson, ADMA,A, FCMC, PMP - Executive Vice-president associate - Planning and strategy
Over the years many managers inherited the additional responsibility of project sponsor, to maintain the organization best interest and the delivery of their projects. The manager undertakes this responsibility without the proper understanding of the role, its limitation and the project expectations.
This webcast will demonstrate how you can reach your corporate objectives and become a good project sponsor. You will understand your responsibilities and act efficiently to support your project manager so the project is deemed a success for all the stakeholders. After all, as a project sponsor you are the client!
Speaker : Robert Derome, MGP, PMP - Vice-president associate - Training and competencies development