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Who should train business stakeholders on Project Management basics?

I wanted a little more background, and by reading your other posts I see that you are/were a product owner for a group of 10 developers. I will answer assuming that this is still true, but the answer ...
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Designing Project Intake & Qualification Process

Your OP is slightly disturbing and appears to be a tail wagging the dog strategy. You indicate that you need to control the types and numbers of projects based on number and skill set of your PM. It'...
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PMO is a department/area or a role?

Officially, yes, PMO strictly means a separate department, the Project Management Office. However, if you are just beginning to introduce project management, or if you have another role with the ...
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Who should train business stakeholders on Project Management basics?

Honestly, I'd be cautious about the idea of "training" business owners. You've really just got "a classic salesman's problem." How to convince people that your approach does have ...
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PMO Value Add Metrics

The first metric is at least 10 times more important than any of the others. Does it fulfill the company's strategic mission? If the company doesn't know why it created a PMO, then the PMO should be ...
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What is the relationship and flow between an Enterprise Architecture Practice and the practice of a PMO?

What is it you aim to gain from an answer? What is your role in which any understanding of this matter is relevant? Whether an individual or an organization follows either perspective (or even yet ...
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PM Role in Software Maintenance

Operations and maintenance operations are a function of a healthy system development lifecycle. For reference, check out IEEE-12207. That document clearly defines what Operations and Maintenance ...
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What should the job title be of the person who runs a Project Management Office?

Good Job Titles Describe Officeholders' Roles I'm looking for a job title as an answer in both questions. The underlying problem is that you're assuming there's a canonical answer to your ...
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PMO is a department/area or a role?

Yes, the word itself means "Project Management Office" and it is a department not a job role. The PMO department can have staff with different roles other than a Project Manager. In larger ...
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Who should train business stakeholders on Project Management basics?

Who should train business stakeholders very short answer: Someone who has the knowledge and a hint upfront: It is not only that they should be trained, they must be motivated to do the "new"...
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Who should train business stakeholders on Project Management basics?

You didn't say what kind of projects these are. If you are talking about software, data and technology work then generally it is better to focus on products and value streams rather than projects. In ...
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Who should train business stakeholders on Project Management basics?

This is a systemic problem, and although you may support business stakeholders to understand what prioritisation means, you will definitely need senior management support. In your case, you mention ...
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Which job title (entry-level) for PMO member?

I've seen the term "PMO Analyst" being used for junior PMO personnel. How do other departments / units within your organisation refer to similar positions - say in finance or Personnel areas?...
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Which job title (entry-level) for PMO member?

How about calling the role PMO Secretary?
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Which job title (entry-level) for PMO member?

How about Project Expediter? The PMBOK 5th Ed, has this to say about the role: A project expediter works as staff assistant and communications coordinator. The expediter cannot personally make or ...
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Which job title (entry-level) for PMO member?

How about Project Coordinator?

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