Foundationville (Compass Edition)
Welcome to Foundationville, the cornerstone of your PMO transformation. Here, we introduce a holistic training regimen that delves deep into dynamic scheduling, resource demand management, issue/risk management, and more. Crafted for universal applicability, this training is designed to instill a consistent approach across your organization. Your Senior Project Managers will lead the charge, immersing themselves in this training not just as learners but as validators. Their insights will ensure the training aligns seamlessly with your organization’s strategic objectives, paving the way for its broader rollout to all project managers.
To complement this foundational training, we provide guidance on crafting custom reports. These reports offer a clear lens into portfolio, program, and project levels, shedding light on dates, costs, work, issues/risks, and facilitating automated status updates.
In Foundationville, you’re not just commencing a journey; you’re setting a benchmark of excellence.
Foundations Tech: (Training) This pivotal training is set to revolutionize your PMO. Laying the groundwork for Dynamic Scheduling, Resource Demand Management, Communication, Collaboration, and Issue/Risk Management, it’s a game-changer. Your elite Senior Project Managers will be the first to undergo this training, providing invaluable feedback to refine it for the broader rollout in the subsequent town.
First Look Observatory: (Reporting) Witness the transformative power of the Foundations Tech training through this suite of reports. Offering real-time insights, these reports will highlight areas of improvement with each project update. As you build your portfolio one project at a time, the future becomes clearer with each Project Manager trained.
- Mastery of Tools: Equip your PMOs with the knowledge to harness the full potential of their solution and capabilities.
- Efficiency & Productivity: Boost output without increasing team size. Fewer tools mean reduced costs and a standardized approach ensures minimal errors.
- Consistency & Quality: Achieve end-to-end consistency, ensure timely quality validation, and showcase excellence to leadership.
- Improved Communication: Reduce the frequency and duration of meetings, fostering a deeper trust in your PMO/EPMO.
- Forecasting & Predictability: Engage in proactive ‘what-if’ scenarios, anticipate potential challenges, and confidently predict project outcomes.
- Resource Management: Gain comprehensive resource visibility, ensuring optimal allocation.
- Time Efficiency: Streamline status updates and invest saved time in proactive endeavors.
Non-Project Online/O365 Solutions:
Before progressing with Foundationville, ensure your chosen solution meets at least 90% of the Solution Validation Criteria and that you have the necessary licenses for your Senior PMs to undergo their training.
- Training Development: Ensure you have the right resources and skills to develop the training as outlined in the Navigating Enterprise Projects: Course Syllabus (PDF).
- Senior PMs’ Role: The training should be initially taken by your Senior Project Managers. Their role is not just to learn but also to provide critical feedback to ensure the training aligns with organizational needs and is refined accordingly before being rolled out to the broader project management team.
- Customization: Have report developers to customize your reports and training for application administrators to customize the solution to your company’s processes and terminology.
- Top project managers/schedulers
- PMO/EPMO Leadership
- Chosen Application Admin(s)
- Chosen Reporting Developer(s)
Training Development: If the training has not already been created or is not readily available, be prepared for a significant investment in both time and resources to develop it. The process of creating comprehensive training materials that align with the Navigating Enterprise Projects: Course Syllabus (PDF) can be extensive, especially if you aim for high-quality content that truly benefits your PMs.
Alternative Option: If you’re implementing Project Online with O365, we offer OnDemand training courses specifically tailored for Foundationville. These courses can save you considerable time and effort. For bulk access, contact us for group discounts.
The initial three towns should be internal endeavors. Ensure the majority of your project managers are trained and benefiting from the solution’s capabilities before publicizing efforts.
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