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10 Questions You Must Answer to Get Executive Approval for Your PMO

Published: 10 July 2009

ID: G00169456

Analyst(s): Michael Hanford


The last step in getting approval for a new project management office is often an executive review. Be aware that this event is political theater and that you won't get your PMO without solid, advance preparation. We provide 10 key executive questions, together with the answers you must have.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
    • 1. Why Is a PMO the Answer?
    • 2. What Is Our Current State?
    • 3. What Is a PMO, and What Is Being Proposed for Us?
    • 4. What Value Do We Get?
    • 5. What Must We Change?
    • 6. How Many Resources Are Required?
    • 7. What Will It Cost?
    • 8. How Do We Proceed?
    • 9. What Commitments Are Required?
    • 10. What Decisions Are Needed Now?

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