PMO Leadership | Value Creation and Continuous Improvement

Online Forum - view the presentations then join the live Q&A session

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Research suggests that there is a direct correlation between the capability of the PMO and the value it has contributed to the organization over the past 12 months. 

In the past the PMO may have been a passenger in the facilitation of value and capability. But the modern-day PMO is in the driver’s seat.  Increasingly, the PMOs of today have an opportunity to play a pivotal role in ensuring that organisations make the best use of capital investment - through the PMO’s dedication to delivering business value and developing capabilities to improve the way we deliver value in the future.

Is it value for money? Is it achieving your strategic objectives? Is it the benefits delivered? Is it about better performance and happy stakeholders? Or, is it all of these combined?

Hear from the following presenters:

  • Mark Lowy, Principal Consultant at Guava Consulting Group talking about Benefits Realisation

  • Jun Wong, EPMO Manager at Transurban, presenting on Continuously improving lessons learned: Observations from the Field

  • Lindsay Scott from House of PMO presenting on Continuous Personal Improvement in Your PMO Career

  • Gus Dominguez, PMO Manager at the Bureau of Meteorology presenting on Benefits Management

  • Marcus Glowasz, Director at Fortean presenting on Re-Focussing the PMO - How to transition to a Future-Proofed PMO Capability

  • Catherine Killen, Director of the Postgraduate Project Management Program, School of Built Environment, Faculty of Design Architecture and Building presenting on the outcomes of the 2019 Multi-Project Management Benchmarking Study.


Event Format:

  • Register today and mark the following dates in your calendar:

  • 3 May 2021 - Receive email with link to access the event channel on AIPM OnDemand (view presentations in advance of live Q&A).

  • 13 May 2021 - Join the live Q&A session at 12pm AEST via the the AIPM OnDemand event channel.


Members $50 | Non Members $85
CPD Points: 10

Presenters:

Mark Lowy Mark is currently the Principle Consultant at Guava Project Consulting and leads the delivery of Monash University’s online Master in Project Management (MPM) program. He has over 25 years of program and project management experience across a broad range of industries including banking, gaming, utilities, energy, telecoms, education, government, mining, health and logistics.
He has lectured for RMIT’s MPM program; is a Past President of PMI’s Melbourne Chapter; is a Board Advisor to the Australian Council of Professions and sits on the Industry Advisory Council of Monash University’s Master in Project Leadership program.
Mark has an MBA and a MPM whilst certifications include PMP, PgMP, PRINCE2 and P3M3. 
Jun Wong Jun is the EPMO Manager at Transurban, where he is responsible for leading a team in providing project and portfolio management services across the enterprise, covering Transurban’s assets in QLD, NSW and VIC, and servicing a diverse range of portfolios that delivers corporate, technology and digital projects, through to roadside civil, mechanical, electrical and construction projects.
Prior to joining Transurban, Jun held a number of leadership roles in engineering, program and portfolio management in the oil & gas sector.
Jun is a member of the AIPM, a Certified Practicing Portfolio Executive (CPPE), and holds a Bachelor degree and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. 
Lindsay Scott Lindsay Scott is co-founder of the House of PMO, a professional body for PMO professionals. It’s the new home for PMO Flashmob – the community, learning and networking group for PMO practitioners and the annual London based PMO Conference and more recently the new PMO Competency Framework. She’s also the co-founder of PMO Learning, the PMO focused training company based in the UK which delivers both certification based and specialist PMO courses.
Lindsay is also the co-founder of Arras People, the project management recruitment business in the UK and PMI’s career columnist for PM Network magazine.
When she’s not busy with PMO and PM stuff, she loves walking her new rescue dog, drinking gin and reading whodunnits – not necessarily at the same time.
Marcus Glowasz Marcus Glowasz is an internationally recognized expert in project management with over 25 years of experience in delivering complex transformation projects and has worked with numerous organizations from large international corporates to small business practices. He is an advocate of disruptive technologies and Innovation in project management and helps project professionals and organizations to prepare for the future model of project delivery.
As a co-founder and product lead at the Swiss technology startup Fortean he is also actively involved in innovating the project management practice towards a delivery model supported by Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence, to address the growing challenges of project professionals to effectively and successfully deliver projects.
Gus Dominguez Gus has an Engineering degree and in the early 90s enrolled in a Master of Applied Science at RMIT in which, as elective subjects, he included the core of the then new Master in Project Management. He has been a member of the AIPM for almost 10 years.
Gus worked in the private and public sectors managing projects for over 20 years and in the PMO arena for more than 12 years. Gus joined the Bureau of Meteorology as a PMO Manager in 2011 and now works in the Bureau's enterprise PMO in a variety of roles, one of which is Benefits Manager.
Catherine Killen Professor Catherine Killen is the director of the postgraduate project management program at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She has a background in mechanical engineering and 10 years of industry experience in projects for product development, innovation and the introduction of new technologies. Catherine’s research focuses on project portfolio management; she has published with more than 75 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers in this area. Her research themes explore strategic multi-project management practices in a variety of contexts; the role of visualisations in portfolio decision making; tools for managing interdependencies between projects; and the establishment of sensemaking capabilities to improve project management practice.

Mark Lowy

Jun Wong

Lindsay Scott

Marcus Glowasz

Gus Dominguez

Catherine Killen