Webinar Replay: Evolving the PMO: How TO Move Your PMO To The Next Level

This video replay of the March 2018 webinar is available for your viewing.  This webinar was held in a round-table discussion style, with questions being asked by the attendees, and answered by our speakers team.

Speakers Team:            Bill Dow          Laura Barnard          Leonardo Reyes Torres 

Playtime:  56 minutes




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Bill Dow

Bill Dow

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Bill Dow, PMP is a recognized expert in Project Management by the Project Management Institute (PMI) for specifically developing and managing Project Management Offices (PMOs.)  His extensive experience with Project Management and PMOs have enabled him to co-author several comprehensive books available through Amazon.com.

Bill has taught at the college level for more than 15 years in Washington State, British Columbia and Ontario, Canada, and has worked at Microsoft for more than 10 years.  He has spoken at multiple Project Management Institute (PMI) conferences, breakfasts and events nationally.  


"PMO Lifecycle: Building, Running, and Shutting Down,"  June 2017  (Amazon Link)

“Project Management Communications Tools,” May 2015 http://tinyurl.com/z5yt8mz  Co-authored with Bruce Taylor

“The Tactical Guide for Building a PMO,” August 2012,  http://tinyurl.com/z8y8bym

“Project Management Communications Bible,” June 2008 http://tinyurl.com/j2sn5bd  Co-authored with Bruce Taylor

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Laura Barnard

Laura Barnard

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Laura Barnard has spent more than 24 years helping business leaders in a broad range of organizations, from nonprofits to global financial institutions, get the results they crave. She combines her deep experience in the PMO and Change Management space with her passion for helping people get things done to transform how organizations realize business strategy. She shares her experience and stories in her blog titled, “I wish I had me when I was you... ™” 

Laura runs several training and coaching programs that help organizations and individuals deliver high-impact outcomes on their projects and drive organizational change. Laura is best known as “the PMO lady” for her extensive experience in building and running PMOs that Get. It. Done. while developing a high-performing team of IMPACT Drivers that become an invaluable asset to any organization. 

Laura believes that project managers are uniquely positioned to help organizations have a greater impact. She is the Founder and President of Project Management for Change, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise the profile of the project management profession by showing the value of project management across the globe as the most effective enabling resource for delivering sustainable change in the nonprofit sector. Their signature event, the Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS)®, brings together thousands of project managers with hundreds of nonprofit leaders to change the world, one project at a time.

Laura served on nonprofit boards for more than 12 years including multiple Project Management Institute (PMI) chapters, Virginia International University and Goodwill Industries. She continues to support the evolution of Project Management globally in her role as advisory board member for several global firms, as well as continuing to bring high-IMPACT content to project management focused conferences and training programs. Laura has a Computer Science degree from Virginia Tech, a Project Management Institute (PMI), PMP certification, and a Prosci Change Management Practitioner certification.
You can learn more about Laura at IMPACTbyLaura.com.


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Leonardo Reyes Torres

Leonardo Reyes Torres

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"Especialista en gestión de proyectos, servicios y procesos con +20 años de experiencia laboral principalmente como PMOfficer (Program/Project Manager), SMO (Service Manager) y Gestión de Procesos de Negocio para varias empresas en sector público y privado tales como centros de datos, automoción, transporte, banca, seguro, aviación entre otros.

Primer Certificado en España como PMO-CC (Project Management Office - Certified Consultant) de la PMO Global Alliance

También Certificado como: PMP, SCRUM PSM-I, ITIL Foundation, Cloud Computing Foundation, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, 6Sigma Yellow Belt

Miembro Activo: PMO Global Alliance, PMI & (Project Management Institute-Chapter BCN)  "

"Project, service and process management specialist with +20 years of work experience mainly as PMOfficer (Program/Project Manager), SMO (Service Manager) & Business Process Management for several business companies in both private & public sectors such as datacenters, automotive, transportation, banking, insurance, aviation among others.

First PMO-CC (Project Management Office - Certified Consultant) in SPAIN of PMO Global Alliance

Also Certified as: PMP, SCRUM PSM-I, ITIL Foundation, Cloud Computing Foundation, Cybersecurity Fundamentals, 6Sigma Yellow Belt

Active member: PMO Global Alliance, PMI & (Project Management Institute-Chapter BCN)  "

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