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Portfolio Management: Building PPM Capability Into Your Corporate Culture

  • 20 Toronto Street Toronto, ON, M5C 2B8 Canada (map)

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Event Type: PMO Branch Event

Speaker: Linda Szymt

Topic: Portfolio Management: Building PPM Capability Into Your Corporate Culture

Executives turn to Project Portfolio Management (PPM) as a means of executing strategy. Oftentimes they seek help in getting started. This session provides real-world learning where PPM was introduced for the first time. The focus will be on the culture and human aspect of PPM - including organizing around PPM, identifying elements needed for PPM to thrive in your corporate culture, and building the vital relationship between the PPM leader and the executive team.

Learning Objectives:

• Learn how to effectively put PPM into practice at the executive level to achieve operating rhythm
• Take away practical tips on what might need to change in your organization’s culture to realize the benefits of PPM
• Discover how your organization can exceed customer / stakeholder expectations and gain competitive advantage with PPM

Speaker Bio:
As one of the first Canadians to have received the PfMP® certification, Linda Szmyt has led PMOs and portfolio management at two global high-tech companies. She recently launched a new portfolio management framework at TMX Group, in the financial services industry, in Toronto. Linda is actively involved in PMI, having served on the PMI OVOC Chapter board in 2003, spoken at several events and served as a volunteer in PfMP® exam development.

6:00 - 6:30pm - Event Registration, Networking and Light Meal
6:30 - 8:00pm - Presentation with Q&A
8:00 - 8:30pm - Wrap up and Networking

Fees: (Subject to HST)

PMI-SOC Member (login prior to registering) - $25.00
Non-Member and Guests - $35.00

PDUs: 1.5 (0.5 Technical/ 0.5 Leadership/ 0.5 Strategic)

To register for this event, please register on the PMI-SOC website

Earlier Event: September 14
PMI Organizational Agility Conference 2016
Later Event: September 15
5th PMI Netherlands Summit