Launching a PMO in the organization is often a complex project however, that results in confusion over process, structure, and even terminology. While the profession has been somewhat divided over the concept of PMO and what it is intended to do, this course takes a different approach. The premise is based on a "how to" approach for establishing a PMO by implementing two simultaneous work streams for building and operating the PMO.
Philip R. Diab has extensive experience in project, program, and portfolio management spanning several industries and organization types. Having led global teams across 4 continents and in 10 countries, Philip has developed in depth expertise in the area of strategy and transformation. As a tireless advocate and a recognized leader in project management, Philip travelled to more than 30 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia representing the profession and the Project Management Institute (PMI). Philip is a two term PMI Board Member who served on PMI's Governance Committee for 4 years and as PMI Chairman in 2008. During that time Philip met with thousands of practitioners and established a solid understanding of the nuanced approach of project management in the field. Philip is a compelling speaker who is able to energize audiences large and small while using real-life examples on leadership from his career.