Chapter 3


Once the business case has been approved, the hard work of setting up the virtual PMO begins. The new leadership of the VPMO must understand what the VPMO is to be and do and must develop an implementation strategy. This chapter will guide the reader through establishing a VPMO at the corporate level, though the same advice applies to establishing a VPMO at any level of a company.

The new VPMO leaders probably have a lot on their minds and are feeling overwhelmed. The new endeavor must be viewed as a project and run as a project, which will help everyone involved understand its goals. The leaders should begin by holding a kickoff meeting with all involved parties, especially the sponsor, ...

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