Hold a Kick-off Event

Building a PMCoE is creating a new business function, which is a big deal and should be treated as such. Among the many different ways to publicize the creation of the PMCoE are:

  • A story with interviews in the company newsletter

  • Posters and intranet Web site announcements

  • Creation of a PMCoE intranet Web site

  • Visits to department team meetings by the PMCoE leader

  • A company-wide e-mail announcement

  • Multiple announcements for Q&A events held at all company locations

  • Special, by-invitation-only kick-off event (typically limited to executives, department managers, supervisors, project managers, and special guests from all areas of the company)

Doing all or most of these ideas provides the most effective means to ensure a successful ...

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