Contents: Foreword; Introduction; A short reflection; A further justification; Destined to fail? ...; ... Or designed to succeed?; Introduction to the plan; Phase 1 - plan PMO; Phase 2 - start up PMO (A phase); Phase 3 - set up PMO (D phase); Phase 4 - operate PMO (E phase); Phase 5 - transfer PMO; Lessons learned; Some further thoughts; More inspiration; Appendices; Further reading; Glossary.
Ray Mead is owner and director of p3m global, a specialist portfolio, programme and project management consultancy. As a senior, accomplished P3M consultant he and his team work globally to develop their clients' project management capability through a mixture of training, consultancy and delivery solutions. In previous roles he has worked in Project Management, Strategic Channel Management and Training and Consultancy within the IT and Telecoms markets in the UK, Europe, China and Australia. Peter Taylor is a dynamic professional who has achieved notable success in Project Management. His background is in both project management and marketing across three major business areas, with the last eight years leading three PMOs. He is also an accomplished communicator and is also a professional speaker, workshop trainer and consultant. Peter is the author of many books, including The Lazy Project Manager, The Lazy Winner, The Lazy Project Manager and the Project from Hell, Leading Successful PMOs, Project Branding and Strategies for Sponsorship.