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Chart A PMO Vision

Many organizations do not adequately document and articulate a complete vision for their program management offices. Here is what should be captured in the charter document.


It is absolutely critical that all of a company’s project stakeholders have a complete understanding of their program management office’s purpose and its place in the organization. The vision forms the basis for key decisions related to the roles that PMO personnel will play and the extent to which those roles align career paths in the organization. After the vision is created, effectively communicating it across the organization is key to ensure stakeholder buy-in.
 
The PMO vision should be captured in a chartering document that specifically defines the following elements of the PMO’s structure and operations:
 
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