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Ignition Guide to Strategic Planning for the PMO

Published: 28 September 2015

ID: G00339014

Analyst(s): PMO Research Team

Summary

This guide includes documents that will help you establish strategic objectives for your PMO, prioritize action steps to achieve the PMO’s objectives, build a strategic plan document, and communicate strategy to win support for execution.

Table Of Contents

Overview

Steps

Step 1 of 6: Define the Strategic Planning Process

Project Objectives

Roles and Responsibilities

Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 2 of 6: Determine the Implications of the Business Strategy for the PMO

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 3 of 6: Diagnose PMO Performance Gaps

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 4 of 6: Determine Actions to Meet PMO Objectives

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 5 of 6: Communicate the Strategic Plan to All Stakeholders

Tasks

How to Set Up for Success

Step 6 of 6: Monitor Progress on Strategic Objectives

Review Your Performance

Keys to Continued Success

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