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Best practices for project portfolio management – what matters most?

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The Hall, NAB Building

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Docklands, VIC 3008

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  • How do organisations manage strategy deployment, resource allocation and value creation across multiple projects?

  • What's the rest of the world doing to get the most out of project portfolio management

  • What's most important for success?

Catherine Killen will address these questions and summarise insights and implications for practice from the 8th international Multi-Project Management (MPM) study.

The seminar will be of interest if you manage a program/portfolio of projects, or if your organisation depends upon projects for value creation and delivery of your strategy.

Nearly 1000 organisations have participated in the MPM study, conducted every two years since 2003. Each 'wave' of the study provides updated understanding of the ‘best practices’ for project portfolio management (the elements that are associated with success). The latest study investigates multiple aspects of modern multi-project management - these include established success factors as well as new themes such as digital transformation, agile practices and the use of visualisations.

Register now to benefit from the study's findings and stay in touch with what is happening around the world in project portfolio management.

(Alternatively, register your interest to receive detail of the seminar in Sydney in 2018 by emailing aus@multiprojectmanagement.org)

Organisations that participated in the study have received individualised reports showing their performance compared with the benchmark. If your organisation would like to benefit from detailed feedback, there may still be time to participate. Please email Catherine.killen@uts.edu.au as soon as possible. You may also find out more about the study on www.multiprojectmanagement.org.

About the presenter:

Dr Catherine Killen is an Associate Professor at the University of Technology Sydney. Catherine’s research focuses on project portfolio management and she has published more than 50 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers in this area. Her current research themes include the relationship between governance, innovation, strategy and the project portfolio; organisational capabilities for survival in dynamic environments; and the management of project interdependencies within a project portfolio.

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