Value can be subjective. The value of a PMO to any organization is how it is aligned to organizational goals. By aligning these goals, the best-fit PMO framework can be applied to sufficiently support business needs. The Project Management Institute (PMI) performed an in-depth analysis on the state of PMO Frameworks . They sought out to determine a basis for defining frameworks and associated characteristics and value-add for each of the entities. The result was five distinct models.
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Change at the individual level can help lead to team and organizational transformation. In order to do so, leaders need to embrace new methods of leadership. Organizational leaders need to provide an environment of empowerment and trust, which in turn, often lead to innovation and change. Through planned growth and talent development, organizations can provide the needed education, training, and tools for individuals and teams to thrive, and prepare for cultural and organizational changes. This helps the organization meet their goals. How is transformation measured? Are we looking at human, and social capital, as well as the bottom line? How are leaders fostering transformative change?
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As a current Executive Coaching program student, and as a business owner, project management office leader and project management professional, I struggle with how to make it all fit. I’ve cultivated over 30 years experience in the industry, and obtained pertinent certifications to back that up. On the one hand, there is the experience and knowledge, yet, executive coaches don’t advise! I found my muse, Yoda. Yes, that Yoda. Let me explain…
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