2018 November ATS -- 4 PDUs

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Presentation Title and Goals

Presentation Title:

PMO- Avoiding the PMO Meltdown

Goals (By the end of the presentation, the attendees will be able to):

Understand how to avoid a PMO meltdown

Presentation Topics:

  • This presentation engages all participants to utilize their experience resolving issues that arise at the PMO office.
  • Review of the following applications areas will be covered: Governing Documents, Risk Mitigation, Status Reporting, Capacity Planning and Balancing the Triple-Constraints.

Practice Exercises:

  • Attendees will be separate into groups and will be asked to stimulate a PMO environment. During the workshop, each group will be given a set of situations that they need to resolve and present their solution to the governing board.


Francisco T. Avalos

Seasoned and well-rounded Consultant Portfolio and Project Manager with proven success in Information Technology, Finance, Interactive, News Media Communication and Non­ Profit industries. Successful managing, directing, training and development people in a national and international basis with a proven track record.

Francisco T. Avalos is presently the Sr. Portfolio Manager for the Planning and Program Management Office at the Word and Brown Companies. Mr. Avalos provides leadership, continuous portfolio transformation, and portfolio management innovative oversight for the top division of the company.

Mr. Avalos primary responsibilities include overseeing the divisional Portfolio to ensure programs and projects adhere to governance and a defined execution plan with IT leadership to ensure divisional strategic and tactical goals are met. Mr. Avalos responsibilities also include IT Portfolio Budget Management, portfolio reporting, forecasting, resource capacity analysis, Program/Project Lifecycle oversight, and risk management.

Prior to joining the Word and Brown, Mr. Avalos spent 20 years in IT roles for professional corporations leading from an AVP at a top 15 bank, top 5 automotive companies, and an array of successfully delivering projects domestically and abroad with consulting experiences across health care, news media companies, financial institutions.

There are 4 PDUs for this event

PDU Category: Business and Strategic


Vanguard University 
Smith  building (#15), Room 101
55 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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PMI-OC Members $45 pre-registered, $60 by check or cash at the door
Non-Members $50 pre-registered, $60 by check or cash at the door

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Event Properties

Event Date 11-03-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 11-03-2018 12:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-24-2018 10:00 am
Cut off date 11-02-2018 12:00 pm
Individual Price $50.00
Location Vanguard University Smith 101
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