Astana: the North Caspian Operating Company in Kazakhstan selected PMO Projects Group to train their professionals in Cost Engineering and Project Controls (Earned Value Management). PMO Projects Portugal was selected as an European company accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACE) as an Approved Education Provider (AEP).
Sofia: the Canadian based international mining company Dundee Precious Metals, acquired PMO Projects Portugal services to receive advise on how to implement the Earned Value Management (EVM) method as the basis to control their projects, in particular at Chelopech in Bulgaria. An EVM seminar and workshop delivered by PMO Projects for Chelopech took place in Sofia.
Maputo: the company MOZAL from the Australian based BHPBilliton international group - one of the world's largest producer of aluminum and one of the most important companies for the sustained development of the Mozambican economy - has established what is currently a 14 years long partnership with PMO Projects Group to develop and improve their internal Project Management competencies and processes through both training and consultancy.
Belo Horizonte: The Brazilian company Samarco, assessed by the Exame magazine as the Best Mining Company of Brazil and the second largest in its sector, selected PMO Projects Brasil for the implementation of the project control method Earned Value Management (EVM). The support of PMO Projects will focus on defining the processes of project and portfolio management aligned with the latest international standard from PMI: the Practice Standard for Earned Value Management (2nd Edition). The work now underway initiated in January 2014.
Barquisimeto: one of the largest construction companies in South America, Odebrecht Engineering and Construction, selected the companies PMO-Projects-Brazil and PMO-Projects-Portugal to implement an integrated project risk management process in a mega-construction project in the industrial production sector, currently underway in Venezuela. This engagement was initiated in May 2013 and extended throughout 2014, following the project's execution.
Johannesburg: since May 2013, the world's largest producer of steel, has been selecting on a continuous basis PMO Projects South Africa in order to train their Project Managers based on the international standards from the Project Management Institute (PMI), by performing one of the most internationally renowned courses in our portfolio: the Complete Project Management®. The last two editions were held in early February 2014, at ArcelorMittal Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.
"Project Management is between the world of numbers and the world of people’s behaviour. It’s very difficult to understand this profession without seeing it happening in the field."
Alexandre Rodrigues, Eng. Ph.D PMP
Executive Partner, PMO Projects Group
We are a consulting and training company highly specialized in modern project management practices, with a special focus and expertise in the areas of performance measurement based on the Earned Value Management (EVM) method, project planning and scheduling, integrated risk management, and benefits management in large programs and portfolios. With a considerable proven record, we are a mature and continued business: we operate in the international market for over twelve years in which we have been serving some of the most prestigious organizations in the adoption of these practices.
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We challenge organizations and individuals, in all areas of economic and social activity, in the adoption of professionalized practices of excellence in Organizational Project Management (OPM), thus enabling them to increase their level of maturity, productivity and competitiveness in performing their strategies of continuous change and leading innovation based on projects, programs and portfolios.
NATO Improves Project Management with PMO Projects
During four consecutive years PMO-Projects Portugal was selected by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to help its most important capability development agency -- the NC3A, NATO Command and Control Consultation Agency, based in Brussels and The Hague -- to implement a strategic internal project aimed at improving the performance of project management and delivery by this agency.
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IT Influence for 2015 - Predictions from the Experts of Cutter Consortium
In a global scenario where the more developed economies continue to struggle through a period of economic crisis and looking out of recession, what are the trends in 2015 for Information Technology?
And how will these trends impact business models and the economic activity around the world?
A pannel of international experts gathered by the North American organization based in Boston - the Cutter Consortium - share their visions.
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