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.
• 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
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